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Niue rejects plan to house Australia asylum seekers

Niue rejects plan to house Australia asylum seekers

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A proposal by Niue Premier Toke Talagi for his small Pacific nation to house asylum-seekers to Australia has been rejected by the Niuean parliament. About 1,700 [...]
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Australia PM focuses G20 presidency on free trade

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The prime minister of Australia, the current holder of the rotating G20 presidency, said Thursday he would seek to bolster free trade during his country’s turn at the [...]
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Mig33 is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a stunning move, Singapore and Indonesia-based mobile social networking company mig33 is now listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the country’s [...]
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Australian FM lashes Snowden ‘treachery’ on US visit

Australian FM lashes Snowden ‘treachery’ on US visit

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop lashed out Wednesday at Edward Snowden, accusing the US intelligence leaker of “unprecedented treachery” after he [...]
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Indian village council orders gang-rape of woman as punishment

Indian village council orders gang-rape of woman as punishment

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A woman was gang-raped by some 12 men on the orders of a village council in eastern India as punishment for apparently having an affair, a police officer said Thursday. The [...]
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Australian police crack global money-laundering racket

Australian police crack global money-laundering racket

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian police revealed Thursday they had cracked a major global money-laundering ring with operatives in more than 20 countries and funds syphoned off to groups reported [...]
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Australian Dollar Lower on China Slowdown Fears

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The Australian dollar was sharply lower Thursday on data pointing to a slowdown in China, which buys 60 percent of Australia’s exports. At 0530 GMT, the Australian [...]
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Singapore fiber operator launches in New Zealand

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Singapore fiber internet service provider, MyRepublic, has announced plans to enter the New Zealand market and begin offering its services to home and business subscribers [...]
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Top 8 global cities in terms of outsourcing; India dominates, Philippines a close second

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatvnews | 6:00 AM

India continues to remain as popular destination for offshore IT and business process outsourcing services market, shows a recent report by consulting firm Tholons. In its [...]
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Indonesia boosts military presence near Australia and ramps up efforts to increase its firepower

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA has boosted its military presence near Australia and ramped up moves to increase the firepower of its armed forces, according to a report. It comes at a time of [...]
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Australia offers to cooperate with Indonesian probe into claims asylum seekers were burned by Navy officers

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Julie Bishop says Australia will send officials to Indonesia to assist with an investigation into claims asylum seekers were injured under the direction of [...]
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Malaysians protest rare earth plant on Australia Day

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An environmentalist group on Wednesday protested outside an Australia Day function in Malaysia against a rare earth plant which it claims is producing dangerous radioactive [...]
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Cambodian unionists mark murder of prominent labour leader

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian trade unionists on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of a prominent labour leader, defying a government ban on rallies following a deadly crackdown [...]
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Texting while walking impairs stride, poses risks

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Texting while walking impairs a person’s ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace, and may pose risks to pedestrians according to a study out Wednesday. [...]
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Mining giant BHP posts record Australian iron ore output

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton on Wednesday posted record half-year iron ore production from Western Australia, but held back from improving the full-year outlook [...]
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