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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi launches election campaign

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi launches election campaign

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:56 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has kicked off her governing party’s campaignbefore November’s general election. It is likely there could be a delay [...] » More

India joins hypersonic club with successful test flight of cruise vehicle

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:56 AM

India has become the fourth country to successfully flight test hypersonic technology, joining an elite club alongside the US, Russia and China with the ability to develop [...] » More

Burma soldiers tell of Rohingya killings, rapes and mass burials

Burma soldiers tell of Rohingya killings, rapes and mass burials

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:56 AM

Two Myanmar soldiers have detailed a campaign of blanket killings, rape and mass burials of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state in video testimony that could be used as [...] » More

Asia Today: India adds another 89K cases, to reopen schools

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:56 AM

India added another 89,706 coronavirus cases to the second-highest tally in the world, and the government said schools would reopen later this month for senior students after [...] » More

Asia summits underway amid US-China friction

Asia summits underway amid US-China friction

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

Southeast Asian foreign ministers kicked off a series of regional summits on Wednesday expected to seek collaboration to fight global threats, and to try to de-escalate a [...] » More

US-China tensions set to dominate Southeast Asia summit

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:56 AM

US-China rivalry is set to dominate discussions as the foreign ministers of 10 Southeast Asian countries begin an online summit Wednesday, with Washington’s top [...] » More

Burma is setting the stage for sham elections the international community cannot just stand by

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Independent | 6:56 AM

This November, Myanmar will stage nationwide elections. These elections are being hailed as a milestone in Myanmar’s history a symbol of just how far we have come in [...] » More

Burma moves step closer to new bids on China-backed belt and road project

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:08 AM

Myanmar is a step closer to allowing companies to challenge a bid from China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) to build the behemoth New Yangon City project, after [...] » More

Burma’s Suu Kyi vows victory in election as campaign starts despite virus surge

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi launched her re-election bid on Tuesday ahead of polls set for November, vowing victory at a scaled-down ceremony in the capital after her [...] » More

Burma’s Suu Kyi pulls out of first election trip over coronavirus

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi pulled out of the first event of her election campaign on Monday, citing a worsening outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country. The [...] » More

Election countdown starts in Burma under virus shadow

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s election campaign began Tuesday with Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains widely admired and respected at home despite her tarnished image abroad, hoping for a [...] » More

New virus cases knock hopes of reviving SE Asia holiday hotspots

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A spike in coronavirus infections in Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali and Thailand’s first locally transmitted case in 100 days have dealt further blows to [...] » More

Asia Today: Beijing holds trade fair, hot spots see declines

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 2:13 PM

Organisers reported strong turnout at an event in Beijing billed as the first hybrid online and in-person trade show staged since the coronavirus pandemic began. A total of [...] » More

Asean expects commitment to regional stability in upcoming ministerial meetings: Retno

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Asean expects members to commit to regional political and economic stability during a series of ministerial meetings next week, Foreign minister Retno LP Marsudi said on [...] » More

Apec leaders’ summit to be virtual

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum will be held online on December 4 due to the coronavirus pandemic, an Asian diplomatic source said [...] » More