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$35000 raised for needy students in Singapore and Cambodia

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Fund-raising event Project Happy Feet Slipper Race raised $35,000 last Saturday for needy children in Singapore and Cambodia. About 1,000 participants turned up for the [...] » More

India: School textbooks say ‘Japan nuked US’

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Parents and students in India’s western state of Gujarat are up in arms over school textbooks full of glaring errors, it’s been reported. The textbook makes [...] » More

Two Indians arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

Two Indian nationals and a Bangladeshi have been arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers while on permit to work in the construction sector, according to a media [...] » More

India, China agree on host of defence cooperation measures

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Pushing their defence engagement, India and China on Monday agreed on a slew of measures, including holding of joint Army exercise this year and strengthening maritime [...] » More

Petronas to sell 25pct stake in Canada gas assets to Indian company

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

Malaysia’s Petronas has agreed to sell a 25 percent stake in its Canadian shale gas assets to an Indian company, the state firm’s president and chief executive, [...] » More

Ranking of top restaurants in Asia dominated by China and Japan

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

China has emerged the overall country leader on a ranking of the best restaurants across Asia, with 16 dining destinations snagging a spot on the top 50 list, followed by [...] » More

Australia eyes concluding FTA with Japan in April

26-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Australia’s trade minister on Monday expressed his readiness to strike a free trade deal with Japan in April and have it signed in July, when Japanese prime minister [...] » More

Burma maids arrive in HK as welfare fears grow

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

Hong Kong on Monday received its first official group of maids from Myanmar since the former junta-ruled nation allowed its citizens to work abroad as domestic helpers, as [...] » More

Australian inquiry finds reef board mining conflict ‘unfounded’

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

An inquiry has found that two members of the board which manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have no conflict of interest despite links to the resources sector, [...] » More

Indonesia calls in Interpol over Australian man linked to Bali drug bust

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police have sought Interpol’s help to question an Australian man linked to a Bali drug bust, but say a Sydney woman already in custody is their only suspect [...] » More

Korea, Australia sign $4.5b currency swap deal

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

South Korea and Australia signed Sunday a currency swap deal worth $4.5 billion, Seoul’s central bank said, in a move to boost trades and help curb currency swings. The [...] » More

The Kajang Indian vote: A hope and test for Anwar

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

Kajang candidate Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had part of the crowd swooning at the Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Taman Delima yesterday with his rendition of popular Tamil [...] » More

Confirmed: Oldest Fragment of Early Earth is 4.4 Billion Years Old

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

Ever heard this life advice? When solving a big problem seems impossible, break it into smaller steps. Well, scientists just took one of geology’s biggest controversies [...] » More

India’s Bajaj to launch four-wheel vehicle but it’s not a car

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

It’s got four wheels and seatbelts, but Bajaj Auto (NSI:BAJAJ-AUTO), the creator of India’s first quadricycle, would rather you didn’t call it a car. Bajaj [...] » More

Need a better way to manage your personal finance? Pocketbook might be your answer

25-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

Managing personal finance is something that everyone of us do. As we get more responsibilities, the number of bank accounts and financial accounts we handle might get out of [...] » More