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Australia’s Freelancer.com acquires Polish jobs marketplace Zlecenia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With the acquisition deal in place, Freelancer.com’s Polish marketplace will double its user base Australia-based jobs marketplace Freelancer.com announced this morning [...]
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FACTBOX – Dimensions of missing Malaysian jet

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has said two objects up to 24 metres (78 ft 9 inches) in size have been spotted by satellite in the southern Indian Ocean, providing a lead in the search for the [...]
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India’s SpiceJet under fire for mid-air song and dance

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indian budget airline SpiceJet said Thursday it has run into trouble with the aviation regulator for performing a mid-air song and dance sequence to celebrate the popular [...]
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Jet mystery unfolds as Asian air travel booms

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth [...]
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INSIGHT – Putin looks to Asia as West threatens to isolate Russia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty this week annexing Crimea to great fanfare in the Kremlin and anger in the West, a trusted lieutenant was making his way to Asia [...]
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Burma rebels, villagers destroy poppy crops

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The rebel soldiers climbing this mountain, rifles at their shoulders, are going into battle not with government forces, but against opium crops that are destroying [...]
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China sends ships to search sea west of Australia

China sends ships to search sea west of Australia

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is sending three warships and an icebreaker to join the search for possible pieces of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean, the government [...]
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New Zealand legal blow for Kim Dotcom

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom suffered a legal setback Friday when New Zealand’s top court ruled US authorities seeking his extradition do not have to reveal all the [...]
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Australia’s Economy Survives a Slowdown in China

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

For better or worse, investors have come to regard Australia as an economic satellite of China. The gravitational pull exerted by China’s appetite for Australian iron [...]
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Okla. teens plead not guilty in Australian’s death

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two teenagers charged in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma have pleaded not guilty and waived their right to a speedy trial. Eighteen-year-old [...]
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Bangladesh’s otter fishing tradition faces extinction

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Swimming in circles alongside a fishing boat, the excited cries of two short-haired otters ring out across a river in southern Bangladesh that feeds into the Sundarbans, the [...]
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Megaupload’s Dotcom loses case to access extradition evidence

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom on Friday suffered another blow to his fight against extradition to the United States to face online piracy charges after New Zealand’s [...]
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Australia’s Rinehart secures huge funding package for iron ore mine

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart on Friday announced a $7.2 billion funding package for her massive Roy Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia that will help [...]
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NZ Superannuation fund invests $250 million in KKR energy funds

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

New Zealand’s Superannuation Fund on Friday said it would invest $250 million in North American gas and oil investments run by global private equity firm KKR & Co [...]
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Australia checking 2 objects in search for plane

21-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris [...]
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