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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

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

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in the first half of this year. [...]
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Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

Firefighters battle blazes in scorching Australia

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

Lightning strikes ignited more than 250 fires across southeast Australia overnight, officials said Wednesday, as firefighters battled to put out the flames and the country [...]
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China’s Bright Food to buy Australian dairy firm Mundella

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Bright Food (Group) Co Ltd said it had agreed to buy Australian dairy company Mundella Foods through its Australian subsidiary, expanding the state-owned [...]
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S. Korea president eying nuclear business on India trip

S. Korea president eying nuclear business on India trip

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

South Korea’s president arrives this Wednesday in India on an official visit during which she is expected to push for some of the South Asian nation’s nuclear [...]
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Korea in a Pickle over Cambodian Crackdown

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Conflicts and crackdowns are great drivers of any rumour mill and Cambodia proved no different over the past two weeks when its government shifted into overdrive and sent in [...]
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Cambodia suspends Russia tycoon extradition

Cambodia suspends Russia tycoon extradition

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court on Monday suspended a request for the extradition of a Russian property developer wanted in his homeland for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars. The [...]
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Fresh contamination scare for New Zealand dairy giant

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

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra faced a new contamination scare Tuesday with the forced recall of nearly 9,000 bottles of cream which had been tainted with E.coli bacteria. [...]
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Tonga cleans up after devastating cyclone

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

Residents in cyclone-devastated areas of Tonga launched a massive clean-up on Monday, as officials said it was “a miracle” only one person died when the monster [...]
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Australia braces for fire danger as heatwave hits

Australia braces for fire danger as heatwave hits

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

Australian authorities warned Tuesday of some of the worst fire danger since a 2009 inferno which killed 173 people, with most of the continent’s southeast sweltering [...]
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Mass whale stranding on New Zealand coast

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

At least 13 pilot whales were beached Tuesday on a remote New Zealand coastline and conservation officials were desperately battling to prevent another 50 from reaching the [...]
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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

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

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling out four games for users residing [...]
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Finch century helps Australia thrash England in first ODI

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

A superb century from opener Aaron Finch helped Australia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over England in the first one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on [...]
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Japan wants to join India-US naval war games

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Japan wants to be a part of the naval exercise that India and the US hold every year to make it trilateral, six years after it was kept out of it apparently because of [...]
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Korea keen on setting up nuclear power plant in India

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Keen to enter India’s growing nuclear market, South Korea wants to build an atomic power plant here but India is not rushing into it. The government first wants to [...]
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PH to hold air talks with France, Singapore, N. Zealand

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said the Philippines will hold talks with 3 countries in the first quarter to negotiate or renew air service agreements. CAB executive [...]
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