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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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Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

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

Rescuers on Monday were continuing to search the rubble of a building that collapsed while under construction in a Cambodia beach town, killing at least 25 workers as they [...]
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Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

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

Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their [...]
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‘No more survivors’ in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24

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

The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued Monday, as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of [...]
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Asian travellers feel the crunch as smaller seats and less legroom appears to be the trend for region’s low-cost carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia

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

Growing Asian airlines will shrink seat space even further and sacrifice legroom to squeeze more passengers onto planes, with experts predicting budget carriers are betting [...]
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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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Dr M suggests international supervision of Rohingya returning to Burma

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

Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Dr [...]
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Sights set on Indo-Pacific

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

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has finally offered its own version of the Indo-Pacific Strategy, which includes the bloc’s own vision for [...]
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South China Sea issues go beyond China’s claims, say experts

24-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

The contentious South China Sea is not only under the threat of militarisation but also to its environment, with the potential to affect a hundred million regional [...]
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Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:41 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million [...]
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