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Apple explores the possibility of manufacturing AirPods in Vietnam

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BRG | 6:02 AM

Apple has long made a habit out of diversifying its supply chain whenever possible, which is why it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the company is poised to [...]
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Rohingya activist says US ban on Burma generals a first step

Rohingya activist says US ban on Burma generals a first step

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A formerly imprisoned Rohingya activist said Wednesday that a US ban on Myanmar’s top generals was a welcome first step but urged more action to support the [...]
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Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia’s Rubbish Cafe

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way [...]
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‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the US and Canada

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the US and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in [...]
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China and Vietnam tread softly in South China Sea over latest dispute

China and Vietnam tread softly in South China Sea over latest dispute

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China and Vietnam have been handling their recent South China Sea stand-off in an unusually restrained manner, leading observers to conclude both nations have learned from [...]
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US bans Burma army chief over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

US bans Burma army chief over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar’s army chief and three other top officers due to their role in the “ethnic cleansing” of the Rohingya [...]
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Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within [...]
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US imposes sanctions on Burma military leaders over Rohingya abuses

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for [...]
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Burma nationals stage protest outside Singapore Embassy in US capital

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A small demonstration involving Myanmar nationals took place outside the Singapore Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Monday (15 July). The protest was held in support of [...]
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Suu Kyi’s bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Burma

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the [...]
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Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. [...]
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Twelve killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South Asia

16-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least 12 people were killed when a house collapsed in northern India following heavy monsoon rain which has left more than 100 dead across South Asia, officials said [...]
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Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Burma

16-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people [...]
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China and Vietnam in stand-off over Chinese survey ship mission to disputed reef in South China Sea

China and Vietnam in stand-off over Chinese survey ship mission to disputed reef in South China Sea

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese and Vietnamese coastguard vessels have been involved in a week-long confrontation over a reef in the South China Sea, risking the biggest clash between the two [...]
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Singapore detains Burma nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government. The home [...]
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