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Wife of jailed Reuters journalist in Burma gives birth

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The wife of imprisoned Reuters journalist Wa Lone, who is facing up to 14 years in jail in Myanmar for allegedly violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, gave birth [...]
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Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it woos China

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New [...]
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Vietnam activist put under house arrest for defacing flag

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Vietnamese activist was put under house arrest and barred from leaving the country after she defaced the national flag, she told AFP Friday, vowing to fight for democracy [...]
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Cambodia PM Facebook hacked to ‘give away parliament seats’

Cambodia PM Facebook hacked to ‘give away parliament seats’

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hackers targeted the official Facebook page of Cambodia’s premier Hun Sen on Friday and falsely claimed he would cede several parliamentary seats, an official said, [...]
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Top Vietnam security official fired over fugitive spy links

Top Vietnam security official fired over fugitive spy links

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Vietnam fired a deputy minister of public security on Wednesday for allegedly aiding a fugitive spy, as communist officials extend their unprecedented anti-corruption drive [...]
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Vietnam deputy police minister sacked amid corruption crackdown

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday fired the deputy police minister, the highest ranking police official to be removed in a corruption crackdown in the [...]
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Cambodia’s parliament to convene in September after controversial vote

Cambodia’s parliament to convene in September after controversial vote

09-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s parliament will convene on September 5, prime minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday, after his ruling party claimed victory in what critics say was a sham [...]
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Asia’s ‘big six’ who will be in big trouble if China pulls the yuan trigger

07-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

OECD data shows Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia Southeast Asia’s ‘big six’ economies are among the most exposed economies [...]
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Cambodia strongman Hun Sen swears to die if vote numbers inflated

07-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s strongman Premier Hun Sen Monday rejected claims the results from last month’s widely criticised election had been falsified, saying he would stake his [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen says will give speech to UN after ‘flawed election’

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says will give speech to UN after ‘flawed election’

07-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Monday he will give a speech to the United Nations general Assembly after claiming victory in a much-criticised election last month. [...]
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Asian diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Asian diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

07-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asia’s top diplomats pressed North Korea on Saturday to turn a pledge to completely dismantle its nuclear arsenal into reality amid concerns that it’s proceeding [...]
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Asean, EU close ranks in face of trade war threat

Asean, EU close ranks in face of trade war threat

06-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asia and Europe stressed the importance of pushing back against protectionism and the threat of global trade wars Friday, as their ministers work towards the [...]
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Asean to work closely with US to bring partnership to higher trajectory

06-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:02 AM

Asean looks forward to working closely with the United States to bring the partnership to a higher trajectory, says Malaysian Foreign Affairs minister Datuk Saifuddin [...]
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Burma endures worst of Mekong monsoon floods

Burma endures worst of Mekong monsoon floods

04-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Monsoon rains have pummelled the Mekong region in recent days with Myanmar bearing the brunt of flooding that has forced 150,000 to flee and threatens to destroy levees [...]
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US citizen held in Vietnam for attempt to ‘overthrow state’

04-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A Vietnamese-American man is being held in Vietnam for attempting to overthrow the state, his family and a US lawmaker said, calling for his quick release from the communist [...]
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