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Warmer Pacific worsened cyclone risk for E. Asia

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

China, Korea and Japan have been placed in the firing line of powerful tropical cyclones by a warming of water in the western Pacific, according to a three-decade study [...]
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Australia’s Duet and Canada’s TransAlta to build gas pipeline for Fortescue

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

Australia’s Duet Group and Canada’s TransAlta Corp announced a joint venture to build a 270 kilometre (168-mile) pipeline in Western Australia to deliver gas for [...]
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Tampines land in Cambodia for pre-season tour

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

S.League champions Tampines Rovers’ pre-season preparations have stepped up a notch after the team arrived in Cambodia on Wednesday to play friendly games against two [...]
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How are Asia’s 1.2 billion web users spread out across the continent? (SLIDESHOW)

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

The talented team at We Are Social, the Singapore-based research and marketing firm, has come out with yet another massive report, this time zooming in on all things [...]
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Australian heatwave set to worsen as fires rage

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

Australians sweltering through a severe heatwave were warned on Thursday that the worst Is yet to come, with hundreds of fires raging in several states and temperatures [...]
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Group says Burma army uses rape as weapon of war

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

A soldier in full uniform saw the 7-year-old in her front yard soon after her parents left to tend to their rice paddies in Myanmar’s restive state of Shan. She said he [...]
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Fresh cyclone brews as Tonga struggles to recover

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

A fresh cyclone was brewing in the Pacific near the Solomon Islands Thursday as humanitarian groups struggled to get relief supplies to outlying islands in Tonga devastated [...]
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Australian jobless rate holds steady but ‘Aussie’ sinks

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

Australia’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in December but the economy shed 22,600 jobs, data showed Thursday, sending the Australian dollar tumbling to a [...]
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Extreme Heat Policy carry out at Australian Open

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

The scorching weather at the Australian Open finally brought play to a halt on Thursday afternoon when the temperature topped 42 Celsius (108 Fahrenheit) and the Extreme Heat [...]
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Indian police: Suspects in rape of Danish tourist are unemployed youth; attack lasted hours

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Police say two suspects in the gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in the Indian capital are unemployed young men who allegedly attacked the woman for nearly three [...]
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Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand form alliance

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand form alliance

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

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Air New Zealand on Thursday announced an alliance to expand services to both countries and boost their global reach as they look to capitalise on [...]
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Singapore objects to New York Times’ editorial on riot in Little India

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

SINGAPORE has objected to a New York Times editorial headlined “Singapore’s angry migrant workers”, on the December 8 riot in Little India, and the [...]
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Indonesia jails militant over Burma embassy plot

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

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic extremist to six years in jail for conspiring to attack the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims. [...]
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India set to ease restrictions on local carriers flying abroad – minister

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

India could ease restrictions that prevent some of its domestic airlines from flying on international services within a month, potentially benefiting start-ups set up by [...]
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With over 15M visits a month, Zalora to launch marketplace for sellers

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

E-commerce store Zalora will launch its marketplace for independent fashion designers and sellers in the first half of this year Independent fashion designers and sellers now [...]
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