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Vietnam could be a rare winner from the coronavirus pandemic

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Axios | 6:02 AM

It’s hard to say which is more remarkable: that Vietnam has recorded zero COVID-19 deaths despite a population of 96 million, or that the communist government expects [...] » More

Asean Summit a screens-only affair

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KYODO NEWS | 6:02 AM

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will met virtually on June 26 after their annual summit was postponed from April due to the coronavirus pandemic, a [...] » More

Vietnam schoolgirl creates art from the chaos of the coronavirus

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Stuck at home with school suspended, Nguyen Doi Chung Anh made the most of a lockdown in Vietnam by using art to demonstrate tragedy, resilience and chaos in the [...] » More

CECC says flights between Taiwan and Vietnam to resume soon

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TaiwaNews | 6:02 AM

A day after Vietnam’s government said it had placed Taiwan on its list of considered destinations for flights, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on [...] » More

Refusing to be gagged, Burma journalists work from shadows

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hiding from Myanmar’s police, journalist Aung Marm Oo refuses to conceal his anger with the civilian government led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as his country [...] » More

Air Force launches spy drones over South China Sea

Air Force launches spy drones over South China Sea

11-Jun-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

The Air Force is now flying B-1B bombers and Global Hawk spy drones over the South China Sea and other areas within the Pacific theater as part of a broader strategy to [...] » More

Vietnam’s lychee crop not bearing fruit as prices slump

Vietnam’s lychee crop not bearing fruit as prices slump

10-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 1:51 PM

Hundreds of lychee farmers sorted and graded huge piles of the tropical fruit at a busy wholesale market in northern Vietnam on Tuesday, but many bemoaned slumping prices as [...] » More

Vietnam’s lychee crop not bearing fruit as prices slump

10-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of lychee farmers sorted and graded huge piles of the tropical fruit at a busy wholesale market in northern Vietnam on Tuesday, but many bemoaned slumping prices as [...] » More

Vietnam plans to resume flights to some virus-free countries

10-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam plans to allow a resumption of flights to and from countries that have had no cases of coronavirus for 30 days, state media cited the prime minister as saying on [...] » More

China mobilises thousands of troops, armoured vehicles near border with India

China mobilises thousands of troops, armoured vehicles near border with India

10-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has mobilised thousands of paratroopers, armoured vehicles and equipment in a military drill, saying they could be deployed “within hours” to the border [...] » More

Cambodia to probe Thai democracy activist’s alleged disappearance

10-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodian police said Tuesday they will investigate the alleged disappearance of a self-exiled Thai activist, denying any involvement in what a rights group claimed was an [...] » More

Asia Today: Virus forces cancellation of Asian peace prize

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 12:17 PM

A Philippine peace award has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking only the third disruption in six decades for the annual prize regarded as an [...] » More

Virus travel bans separate families even as lockdowns ease

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:16 PM

When Julie Sergent’s father died, she faced an agonising decision: if she travelled from her home in Japan to attend the funeral in France, she wouldn’t be [...] » More

Let’s talk about sex: Vietnam’s millenials on condoms, consent

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

Huong has had two abortions in two years. No one had ever talked to her about sex: not her parents, not her teachersand her friends knew as little as she did. “I was [...] » More

Vietnam reports two new coronavirus cases, taking tally to 331

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

Vietnam on Monday reported two new coronavirus infections, both of which were imported cases involving Vietnamese citizens returning from Mexico who were quarantined on [...] » More