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Rohingya weep in Burma court as they face charge of illegal travel

Rohingya weep in Burma court as they face charge of illegal travel

23-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Dozens of Rohingya Muslims including children wept in a Myanmar court on Friday as they were brought in to face charges of illegally travelling without proper documents. They [...]
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Rohingya weep in Burma court as they face charge of illegal travel

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Dozens of Rohingya Muslims including children wept in a Myanmar court on Friday as they were brought in to face charges of illegally travelling without proper documents. They [...]
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Vietnamese man jailed for role in stealing $7.5m worth of gas oil from Shell refinery

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A ship captain who misappropriated over $5.7 million (S$7.45 million) worth of marine gas oil was jailed five-and-a-half years on Thursday (19 December). Doan Xuan Than, a [...]
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Small blasts hit Rakhine town as Burma’s Suu Kyi visits

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Three small explosions went off in a southern Rakhine town in Myanmar Thursday just before civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi landed there in a rare visit to the [...]
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Burma seeks migrant-worker protections in Malaysia and Thailand

19-Dec-2019 Intellasia | MMTimes | 6:02 AM

The government is negotiating with Malaysia and Thailand to ensure that hundreds of thousands of Myanmar nationals working in their countries will have access to social [...]
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Vietnam hopes for Chinese restraint in South China Sea in 2020

Vietnam hopes for Chinese restraint in South China Sea in 2020

18-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said it hoped China would show restraint in the South China Sea next year after a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts spent months within Vietnam’s [...]
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Unite Europe’s and Asia’s power into partnership

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Yesterday and today, I chair Asem, the “Asia-Europe Meeting”. What might seem to be a rather bureaucratic acronym, actually is a politically highly relevant event [...]
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Supporters throng streets as Burma leader Suu Kyi returns from The Hague

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thousands of supporters of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi thronged the streets of the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday to celebrate her arrival back from The Hague, where she [...]
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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘Defending the indefensible

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

‘This week Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to defend her country against accusations [...]
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Forum predicts break-up of Asean

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A decentralised world order could disintegrate the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) into factions, with mainland countries gravitating to China, maritime states [...]
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US Navy commander: China ‘bullying’ Southeast Asian neighbours

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Admiral John Aquilino says China constructing islands in disputed waters and installing anti-aircraft missile system. China’s activities in territory it claims in the [...]
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Burma’s lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defense

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticised by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of [...]
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Explainer: Genocide case against Burma at the top UN court

Explainer: Genocide case against Burma at the top UN court

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was due to leave the Netherlands on Friday after defending her country against accusations of genocide during three days of hearings at the [...]
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The West turned Aung San Suu Kyi into a saint. She was always going to disappoint

16-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Few people have risen so high in the international imagination only to fall as dramatically as Aung San Suu Kyi. In 2013, after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate was released [...]
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Burma’s lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defence

Burma’s lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defence

14-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticised by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of [...]
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