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UN investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Burma

UN investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Burma

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United [...]
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Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine ‘soon’, experts sceptical

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and [...]
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Burma to send envoys to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Burma to send envoys to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar is sending a high-level delegation soon to camps in Bangladesh to explain to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims how they can return home, Myanmar’s UN [...]
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Vietnam and EU sign ‘milestone’ free trade agreement

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 2:22 PM

The European Union and Vietnam on Sunday signed a long-awaited free trade deal that will slash duties on almost all goods, an agreement that pushes back against a rising tide [...]
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After Trump threat, Vietnam says it wants free and fair trade with U.S

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said it was committed to free and fair trade with the United States on Friday, following threats by US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on products from the [...]
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US urges Cambodia to help stop firms using special economic zone to evade China tariffs

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The US has urged the Cambodian government to help crack down on companies using a Chinese-backed special economic zone to evade US tariffs. The US embassy in Phnom Penh said [...]
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Vietnam’s Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vingroup JSC, Vietnam’s biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan’s Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G [...]
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Cambodia fixer jailed for creating ‘fake news’ on sex-trafficking film

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian fixer and translator was sentenced to two years for working on a sex trafficking documentary that authorities slammed as “fake news”, because the [...]
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Penang council hauls up resort landowner for illegal wall works that killed four from Burma

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be issuing a notice to the landowner of Lost Paradise Hotel in Batu Ferringhi for building a retaining wall without a permit, resulting [...]
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African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has culled nearly 10 percent of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in [...]
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Burma blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: UN investigator

Burma blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: UN investigator

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s army may be committing gross human rights violations under cover of a mobile phone blackout in parts of Myanmar’s Rakhine and Chin states, UN special [...]
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Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building [...]
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Two survivors, three bodies pulled from collapsed Cambodia building

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Two men were pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed Cambodian building on Monday, more than two days after a construction site accident that left at least 28 dead. Hopes [...]
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Vietnam and India see explosion in direct investment from China as tech suppliers shift production overseas, says Goldman Sachs

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam and India have seen an explosive surge of investment from Chinese companies shifting their production capacity abroad as they try to minimise the affects of the trade [...]
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Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: police

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell [...]
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