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Amnesty investigation links brewer Kirin to Burma military crimes

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

One of the world’s largest brewers, Kirin whose subsidiaries include San Miguel and craft beers brewed in the US and UK has been linked to crimes committed by the [...] » More

Burma reports 115 new cases of coronavirus as it grapples with second wave

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar reported 115 new coronavirus cases on Friday, a day after imposing sweeping new lockdown measures in its battle on a second wave of infections. The tally stands at [...] » More

Pompeo tells Southeast Asia to stand up to China, shun its firms

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States’ top diplomat on Thursday urged Southeast Asian countries to stand up to maritime bullying by China and to reassess business deals with its state [...] » More

Bamboo Airways Eyes Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights To Australia

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | SimpleFlying | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways is ambitiously eyeing regular flights to Melbourne from 2021. The Hanoi-based airline thinks the large Vietnamese diaspora in Melbourne is a [...] » More

Amnesty Report: Businesses supporting Burma abuses

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The overwhelming control of Myanmar’s economy by the military through some of its biggest companies means its foreign and domestic business partners are likely [...] » More

Asean steps up cooperation with China, Japan, Korea

Asean steps up cooperation with China, Japan, Korea

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese deputy prime minister and Foreign minister Pham Binh Minh attended the Asean-China ministerial Meeting held online within the framework of the 53rd Asean Foreign [...] » More

Burma expands curbs after another record rise in virus cases

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar increased lockdown measures in its biggest city on Thursday after reporting another record daily rise in coronavirus cases, with 120 new infections taking its overall [...] » More

Piracy, other high seas crimes rise in Asia-report

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, piracy and other crimes have surged in Asian waters in the first seven months of the year, many committed by a Philippines-based Islamist [...] » More

For small printing firm, Burma election boosts business for now

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

While the coronavirus pandemic hits many businesses in Myanmar, one small printing firm is seeing business boom as popular leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks re-election in [...] » More

Pompeo urges Southeast Asia to shun South China Sea firms

Pompeo urges Southeast Asia to shun South China Sea firms

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Washington’s top diplomat urged Southeast Asia on Thursday to cut ties with Chinese companies helping build islands in the South China Sea, weeks after the US [...] » More

Burma police detain student protesters in Rakhine state

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar police detained three students after breaking up an anti-government demonstration in the restive Rakhine state on Wednesday, a student group and a human rights body [...] » More

Burma army tries to discredit Rohingya abuse confessions

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s military has sought to undermine the confessions of two soldiers who said they were ordered to “exterminate” Rohingya Muslims before taking part [...] » More

Snack, scratch in safety: new COVID-19 helmet brings comfort to frontline workers

Snack, scratch in safety: new COVID-19 helmet brings comfort to frontline workers

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Three Vietnamese school students have designed a helmet that allows frontline health workers to have a snack or even scratch their nose without exposing themselves to the [...] » More

South China Sea Conduct Talks to Resume by November: Philippine Official

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:13 AM

Negotiations between ASEAN countries and China over a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea will resume no later than November, Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary [...] » More

ASEAN talks tackle pandemic, sea feud amid US-China rivalry

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 10:11 AM

Southeast Asia’s top diplomats held their annual talks by video Wednesday to discuss the immense crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic and rising tensions in the South [...] » More