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US Congress concerned Iran’s oil exports may be up

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Obama administration officials faced the prospect of contentious questioning Thursday from US lawmakers about reports that China and India are significantly expanding imports [...] » More

US: NKorea rights deplorable; problems in Burma

US: NKorea rights deplorable; problems in Burma

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Thursday condemned “deplorable” conditions in North Korea and said serious abuses against stateless Rohingya Muslims threaten Myanmar’s [...] » More

Australian actor Sullivan Stapleton suffers serious injury in Thailand

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Melbourne-born actor Sullivan Stapleton, 36, has been injured in Thailand. According to US media reports Stapleton, who was in Thailand filming his US television series [...] » More

The rise of crowdfunding movement in Asia

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

Last weekend I participated in a youth entrepreneurship forum by signing up on a crowdfunding website in Taiwan. How much does it cost? Free. It is basically a free forum. [...] » More

Qantas CEO says doesn’t see short-term changes to Qantas Sale Act

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

Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) chief executive Alan Joyce said on Thursday that he doesn’t expect any short-term changes to legislation known as the Qantas Sale Act that [...] » More

Australian navy blew up asylum boat: Indonesia police

Australian navy blew up asylum boat: Indonesia police

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

Asylum-seekers who washed ashore in Indonesia have claimed the Australian navy blew up their vessel after forcing the would-be refugees into a lifeboat and turning them back [...] » More

Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir

Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir

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

A soldier in Indian Kashmir shot dead five of his colleagues in a military camp on Thursday before turning the gun on himself, an army spokesman said. The counter-insurgency [...] » More

Cambodia lifts ban on demonstrations

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

Cambodia has ended a ban on public protests imposed last month following a deadly crackdown on striking workers, an official said Wednesday, as the opposition vowed to mount [...] » More

Australia in dark on missionary captured in N Korea

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

Australia said it remained in the dark Thursday on the whereabouts or wellbeing of a Christian missionary detained in North Korea after leaving a pamphlet in a Buddhist [...] » More

Brunei detains Indonesian on terror suspicions: report

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

Brunei authorities have detained an Indonesian national with links to Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) for alleged “terrorist-related [...] » More

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, posts $211 million loss

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, posts $211 million loss

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

Qantas Airways on Thursday said it will cut 5,000 jobs and posted a first-half loss of 235 million Australian dollars ($211 million) amid tougher competition, sending its [...] » More

Taiwan calls for talks on code of conduct in East China Sea

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday called for negotiations to establish a code of conduct in the East China Sea, where Beijing’s moves to assert its territorial [...] » More

Brunei sultan hits back at rare criticism over sharia

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

Brunei’s all-powerful sultan, stung by rare criticism, has ordered social media users to stop attacking his plans to introduce harsh Islamic criminal punishments in the [...] » More

Australia holding up royal succession changes: Britain

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

Australia is holding up changes to the royal succession laws that would end the practice where sons take precedence over daughters, a British government minister said [...] » More

SmartGate allows Singapore travellers speedier entry into Australia

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans visiting Australia can now zip through immigration counters at the country’s airports, after Canberra extended the use of its SmartGate facilities to [...] » More