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Australia’s Healthscope initiates $3.5 billion sale – media

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

The private equity owners of Australian hospital operator Healthscope have begun the first stage of a A$4 billion ($3.51 billion) planned sale by inviting nine banks to pitch [...]
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India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft

30-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Firstpost | 6:00 AM

India is set to become the first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft from Japan, helping prime minister Shinzo Abe dismantle a ban on weapons exports that [...]
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Air NZ, Singapore Airlines talk up case for alliance

30-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines argue their planned strategic alliance would result in greater availability of lower fares and more strength in the face of growing [...]
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FBI Teams With China to Nab Alleged Hackers

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

The US last week brought charges against two Arkansas men for operating an e-mail hacking website, needapassword.com, which offered to obtain passwords to any e-mail account [...]
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Cambodian police break up protest for TV license

Cambodian police break up protest for TV license

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

Cambodian police on Monday fired smoke canisters to break up an anti-government demonstration calling for a license to be issued for an opposition TV channel. At least eight [...]
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Cambodia police use smoke grenades to end protest over TV licence

Cambodia police use smoke grenades to end protest over TV licence

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

Cambodian riot police on Monday used smoke grenades and electric batons to disperse demonstrators in the capital demanding a government licence for an independent television [...]
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N. Zealand diver fights off shark with knife, stitches wounds

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

A New Zealand doctor fought off an attacking shark with a knife before heading ashore to stitch his own wounds and on to the nearest pub for a beer, reports said Tuesday. [...]
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What to expect in cruising for 2014

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

The Panama Canal, Japan and Australia are predicted to become major cruise destinations next year, according to a newly released report by the world’s largest cruise [...]
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Welcome to New Zealand, or is it Middle Earth?

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

Maybe I’m not up to scratch on my politics, but I’ve no choice but to believe that New Zealand is on the cusp of requesting an official name change to Middle [...]
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Russia bans Australia beef products

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

Russia on Monday imposed a ban on Australian beef byproducts such as offal over the use of a growth stimulant allowed in some nations but that Moscow considers unsafe. The [...]
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Asia’s first luxe Nobu Hotel to open in Manila gaming complex

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

Luxury boutique hotel chain Nobu will set up its first Asia hotel in a $1.3 billion Philippines gambling complex operated by Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd, mainly targeting [...]
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Tata Motors’ Troubles Go Well Beyond Top Exec’s Shocking Death

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

India’s biggest automaker suffered a major loss on Sunday with the death of Managing director Karl Slym, head of Tata Motors’ domestic operations. He fell to his [...]
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Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

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

Missed Asia’s tech news this past week? Here’s our regular roundup. Josh’s pick: Tesla has announced the price of the Model S in China, and it’s much [...]
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Tata Motors says managing director dies after fall

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

India’s Tata Motors managing director Karl Slym died on Sunday after apparently falling at a hotel in Bangkok where he was attending a board meeting, a company [...]
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India and Singapore are on a par in digital strategy: Subbaraju Alluri

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

Singapore has emerged not only as the regional hub for MNCs but its ad industry is also servicing accounts from India and China. Grey Singapore’s CEO Subbaraju Alluri, [...]
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