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India-Indonesia coordinated patrol graduates into joint exercise

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thehindu | 6:00 AM

The next round of Ind-Indo Corpat, coordinated patrol of the international maritime boundary line by Indian and Indonesian navies twice every year, is growing in scale. [...]
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Obama singles out China, Burma on religious freedom

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama Thursday said global religious freedom was vital to US national security, and named China, and Myanmar among nations that should show more tolerance. [...]
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Australia to give Malaysia boats to tackle people-smuggling

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Australian government on Thursday said it will give Malaysia two customs boats as a gift, part of a strategy to tackle people-smuggling in the region. Most asylum-seeker [...]
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Tourism Malaysia to focus on promoting new destinations like Borneo, Johor and Penang in India

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Travelbizmonitor | 6:00 AM

Tourism Malaysia has decided to promote new destinations in the Indian market beyond Kuala Lumpur. It will promote Borneo, which is the third-largest island in the world and [...]
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Neighbouring farmers fight landmark Australian GMO court case

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two neighbouring farmers, a field of canola and a gust of wind are at the centre of a landmark court case in Australia that could have consequences for the controversial [...]
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Cambodian police recover stolen Buddha relics

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian police on Friday said they had recovered a golden urn said to contain relics of Buddha after it was snatched from a mountain shrine, sparking a nationwide manhunt. [...]
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Google Play allows spending of local currency in 25 new locations

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Locations include SEA countries Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, wherein users can purchase apps using local currency Google Play now allows [...]
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Australian PM unmoved by fresh refugee abuse claims

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott was unmoved by new reports on Friday of asylum-seeker abuse and claims a group was turned back to Indonesia in a lifeboat, saying his [...]
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Now developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand can start earning money from Google Play

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For a long time, app developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand have been annoyed because they can’t sell anything on Google Play, the official [...]
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US Export-Import Bank opens to Burma

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Export-Import Bank on Thursday began to offer credit for trade with Myanmar, hoping to support businesses against competitors in a market that has boomed since [...]
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Health scare for Pacific castaway

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga has been ordered to rest after being hospitalised with a health scare, as a senior diplomat said all evidence so far verified his [...]
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Australia central bank upgrades growth forecasts

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

Australia’s central bank lifted its economic growth forecasts Friday as the local currency weakens and lower interest rates boost spending, but it sounded a warning on [...]
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ASIA COAL-Fall in Australian thermal prices accelerates

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The decline in prices of Australian thermal coal accelerated this week, exacerbated by ample inventories in China and subdued activity during the Lunar New Year holiday [...]
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Bangladeshi found dead in Malaysia

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thedailystar | 6:00 AM

A Bangladeshi youth was found dead while his friend unconscious at a bus stop of Jalan Chain Feri at Penang in Malaysia. Passers-by found the two, in their 30s, lying on a [...]
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34 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thedailystar | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police today detained 77 foreign workers including 34 Bangladeshi citizens from a hotel project site in the country’s Jalan Teluk Kumbar area following a [...]
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