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Air New Zealand posts record interim profit

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

Air New Zealand posted a record first-half net profit Thursday and predicted its full-year result will also scale new highs as the world economy picks up. The flag carrier [...] » More

CAMBODIA PRESS-Coca-Cola auditors visit sugar suppliers – Phnom Penh Post

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

Third-party auditors hired by The Coca-Cola Company are conducting an audit of Cambodian sugar suppliers, NGOs and community representatives said on Wednesday. “Coke [...] » More

Qantas cuts 5000 jobs, ends Perth-Singapore route

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

Struggling Australian carrier Qantas on Thursday said it will take measures including cutting 5,000 jobs and ending its Perth-Singapore route in a major shake-up after a [...] » More

Sea Shepherd challenges shark kill policy in Australia

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

Militant environmental group Sea Shepherd on Wednesday said it is seeking a Supreme Court injunction to halt a controversial shark culling policy in Western Australia. The [...] » More

Carlyle to bid against New Zealand, China funds for Transpacific NZ arm – source

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

Private equity giant Carlyle Group is expected to bid for Transpacific Industries Group Ltd’s New Zealand waste management business, competing with state funds from [...] » 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

Migrants say Australia sent them back on lifeboat

Migrants say Australia sent them back on lifeboat

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

Two dozen asylum seekers stranded in Indonesia say Australian authorities blew up the boat that carried them toward Australia’s Christmas Island then sent them back in [...] » More

Why startups & enterprises in Asia should invest in UX

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

User Experience is not such a strange term in the west, as compared to the Asian region. Startups, often like big enterprises, omit investment in UX Image courtesy: Homestead [...] » More

Hardware maker movement will grow exponentially in 2014: HWTrek CEO

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

Highly connected countries in Asia have the biggest potential for hardware crowdfunding site HWTrek, says CEO and Co-founder Lucas Wang “The manufacturing process can [...] » More

10 must-follow Twitter accounts for understanding tech and startups across Asia

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

Within the uber-hip technology scene, Twitter is a way of life. For its most active users, voices emanating from the little blue bird icon can pepper an entire workday with [...] » More