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Indonesia invites Australia to help draw up defence white paper

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

Indonesia is drawing up a white paper on defence which it says will help countries including Australia better understand the country’s sovereignty. The deputy defence [...]
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Burma’s Census Sparks Controversy, Fears of Ethnic Unrest

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

The last time Myanmar conducted a census was in 1983. Large areas of the country – once called Burma in the West – were embroiled in civil war and unreachable. [...]
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Bangladesh searches Bay of Bengal for missing airliner

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

Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Wednesday said it has strengthened its efforts to search for the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing March 8. Following Bangladesh [...]
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Australia says objects ‘possibly’ related to MH370 spotted

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

Australia said Thursday that two objects possibly related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had been sighted at sea, marking a potential breakthrough in the nearly [...]
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China asks Australia to look for missing flight MH370

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

China’s foreign ministry said today it hopes Australia can send ships and aircraft as soon as possible to investigate two objects spotted by satellite floating in the [...]
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Australian minister stands aside over corruption probe

Australian minister stands aside over corruption probe

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

Australia’s assistant treasurer on Wednesday became the first casualty of Tony Abbott’s government since it took office six months ago when he stood aside after [...]
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Australian minister concedes ‘no breakthrough’ with Jakarta

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

Australia’s defence minister conceded Wednesday during a visit to Jakarta there was still no “breakthrough” in improving relations with Indonesia which have [...]
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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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Australia reports possible debris from Malaysian plane in Indian Ocean

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

Search aircraft are investigating two objects floating in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia that could be debris from a Malaysian jetliner missing for 12 days with 239 [...]
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AFP launches 2014 Kate Webb Prize for Asian journalists

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

Agence France-Presse on Tuesday launched the 2014 edition of the Kate Webb Prize, which the global news agency awards to journalists in Asia for exceptional coverage done in [...]
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Egypt president pledges help for Australian journalist on trial

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

Egypt’s interim president has pledged to help resolve the controversial trial of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste, in a letter that the reporter’s [...]
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Australia sanctions Russian, Ukrainian officials

Australia sanctions Russian, Ukrainian officials

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

Australia on Wednesday said it will impose targeted financial sanctions and travel bans against officials involved in the annexing of Crimea, rallying behind allies the [...]
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India looks to seal pact on IT and software with China

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

India will push for an agreement on information technology and software with China during the third round of strategic and economic dialogue beginning Tuesday in Beijing even [...]
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Engaging young Indonesian voters in Australia

20-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Indonesian overseas voting committees around the world are gearing up for the 2014 Indonesian legislative and presidential elections set to begin next month. The legislative [...]
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Australian police dig for ‘multiple’ baby graves at rural home

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

Police in Australia began digging up a rural property on Tuesday searching for what reports said were “multiple babies” in secret graves. Officers swooped on a [...]
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