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Vietnam says Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea increase tensions

Vietnam says Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea increase tensions

23-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:53 AM

Recent activity by China’s strategic bombers in the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the disputed territory, [...]
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Burma judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters’ phones

23-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December [...]
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Rohingya refugee sent to PNG by Australia dies

23-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Rohingya refugee from Myanmar died Tuesday after jumping from a bus on a remote Papua New Guinea island, almost five years after he was sent there by Australia, officials [...]
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Nine months on, the search for Rohingya babies born of rape

18-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Aid workers are scouring the world’s largest refugee camp for pregnant Rohingya rape victims, with a rush of births anticipated nine months after Myanmar forces [...]
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In Bangladesh, some 60 babies a day born in Rohingya camps: UN

18-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Around 60 babies a day are being born in vast refugee camps in Bangladesh, sheltering hundreds of thousands of mainly Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar, the United [...]
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Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramadan in refugee camps

17-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The 12-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own villagefish to break the day’s fast, gifts from his family and relaxing beneath the trees before [...]
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US pushes for UN resolution on Rohingya crisis

16-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US envoy Nikki Haley called Monday for the United Nations Security Council to take rapid action on the Rohingya crisis, which has seen over 700,000 people driven from their [...]
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Fleeing conflict, elephants help Burma villagers to safety

16-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mahouts and their elephants help sick, young and elderly villagers displaced by conflict cross a chest-deep river in Myanmar’s remote Kachin state, where thousands of [...]
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Brunei Sultan spends one hour with Dr Mahathir

15-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah left the Perdana Leadership Foundation after meeting prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for about one hour. He was seen [...]
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Burma’s northern offensive against rebels sparks youthful revolt

Burma’s northern offensive against rebels sparks youthful revolt

14-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of young people in northern Myanmar have staged one of the largest protests in years, successfully urging authorities to rescue civilians caught up in deadly [...]
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Cambodia condemns move by US Congressman to impose sanctions

Cambodia condemns move by US Congressman to impose sanctions

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia on Friday condemned a proposal by a US Congressman to impose financial sanctions on long-serving prime minister Hun Sen and his officials, saying the bid destroyed [...]
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Cambodian court upholds convictions of 11 jailed for opposition protest

Cambodian court upholds convictions of 11 jailed for opposition protest

11-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian judge on Thursday upheld the “insurrection” convictions of 11 members and supporters of the country’s now dissolved main opposition party. The [...]
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Meth trade forges unlikely link between Rohingya and Burma soldiers

11-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Huge quantities of meth are seeding unrest inside Bangladesh’s refugee camps, as jobless Rohingya turn drug runners for a criminal chain that stretches back to [...]
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Hanoi demands Beijing withdraw missiles from disputed islands

11-May-2018 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Hanoi has demanded Beijing remove military equipment from contested islands in the South China Sea, saying reported missile installations are a “serious [...]
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UN Security Council pushes Burma on accountability over Rohingya

UN Security Council pushes Burma on accountability over Rohingya

11-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations Security Council urged Myanmar’s government on Wednesday to carry out transparent investigations into accusations of violence against mainly Rohingya [...]
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