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Ten dead in Cambodia building collapse, more trapped

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

At least 10 people were killed and 23 injured after a building in Cambodia collapsed, trapping workers under rubble, officials said on Saturday. The seven-storey concrete [...]
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Search for survivors as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 7

Search for survivors as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 7

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of soldiers and rescuers frantically picked through the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia on Saturday looking for bodies as the death toll from the [...]
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At least two killed in Cambodia building collapse

06-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least two people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a seven-storey building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday trapping workers under [...]
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Dozens ‘trapped’ in rubble of Cambodia building collapse

04-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A seven-storey building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday trapping dozens of workers under the rubble, police told AFP, as rescuers pulled eight [...]
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Security in East Asia set to hinge on US-N Korea strains in 2020

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

The security environment in East Asia in 2020 is set to hinge on whether tensions between North Korea and the United States will escalate, as leader Kim Jong Un has accused [...]
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Asia’s century, China’s year

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Way back when 1999 was winding down, pundits were telling us that the Asian Century was about to dawn. That prediction has not yet been fully realised, but few would disagree [...]
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Asean members up the ante on South China Sea amid code of conduct talks

Asean members up the ante on South China Sea amid code of conduct talks

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian nations with claims to the resource-rich South China Sea are upping the ante and may be trying to coordinate their efforts as the deadline approaches for a [...]
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Asia’s first LGBT-focused streaming service tackles taboos

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A rom-com about a lesbian flight attendant and a romance in a gay spa are among the shows featured on Asia’s first LGBT-focused streaming service, which is pushing [...]
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Vietnam ex-minister gets life sentence in bribery case

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A court in Vietnam sentenced a former communications minister to life in prison Saturday for receiving millions of dollars in bribes, as the hardline administration presses [...]
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UN condemns human rights abuses against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims

UN condemns human rights abuses against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph Reporters | 6:02 AM

The United Nations has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary [...]
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‘I’m still scared’Asia remembers tsunami that killed 230,000

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Communities across Asia commemorated the more than 230,000 victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Thursday, the 15th anniversary of one of the world’s most deadly [...]
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Rakhine rebels say Burma official killed in fighting

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Rebels in Myanmar’s Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organising protests [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Burma’s Rakhine

Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Burma’s Rakhine

27-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party was killed in Rakhine state after planning a show of support for the leader’s defence of Myanmar against [...]
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Burma child nuns dream of conflict-free lives

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Teenager Dhama Theingi dreams of becoming an engineer and playing football, but for now she must rise for dawn prayers before pounding Yangon’s streets to collect alms [...]
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Vietnam seizes two tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales

Vietnam seizes two tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam seized more than two tonnes of ivory tusks and pangolin scales hidden inside wooden boxes shipped from Nigeria, state media reported Tuesday. The bust comes at the [...]
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