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China, Vietnam need to properly handle maritime issues: Premier Li

China, Vietnam need to properly handle maritime issues: Premier Li

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:31 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Sunday that China and Vietnam need to manage maritime issues in a proper way, so as to create favorable conditions for more cooperation [...]
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UN chief urges Myanmar to ensure ‘safe’ return of Rohingya

UN chief urges Myanmar to ensure ‘safe’ return of Rohingya

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:24 AM

The UN chief on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure the “safe” return of Rohingya refugees driven out by army operations, a plea made in front of Aung San Suu Kyi more [...]
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Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:16 AM

Southeast Asian leaders agreed Sunday to work with China and other neighbors to transcend conflicts over trade policies and territorial disputes for the sake of stronger [...]
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Asean meeting grapples with trade war, territorial disputes

Asean meeting grapples with trade war, territorial disputes

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asia should use the sway of its shared market of 650 million people and speak with “one voice” to ensure it is treated fairly in an age of [...]
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Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Most of the victims of the UK truck tragedy are thought to come from central Vietnam, where easy-to-find brokers help to arrange trips to Europe Vietnam said Saturday that it [...]
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UK police say truck victims from Vietnam; 3 suspects held

04-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

All 39 people found dead in a refrigerated container truck in England last week were Vietnamese nationals, British police said, as three more people were arrested in Ireland [...]
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Asia must quit ‘coal addiction’: UN chief

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:50 AM

The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising sea levels [...]
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Asean leaders hope for trade deal as economies sag on US-China spat

Asean leaders hope for trade deal as economies sag on US-China spat

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:50 AM

Southeast Asian leaders meet for a second day in Thailand on Sunday, hoping for a breakthrough in talks over the world’s largest trade deal to help throw off the torpor [...]
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Police say body of British tourist missing in Cambodia found

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The body of a British backpacker missing for more than a week in Cambodia was found at sea Thursday about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from the island where she disappeared, [...]
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Body of missing British tourist found off Cambodia coast

Body of missing British tourist found off Cambodia coast

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The body of a 21-year-old British tourist was found floating in the sea more than a week after she went missing from a Cambodian island, police told AFP on Thursday. Amelia [...]
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India’s last-minute demands jeopardise Asia’s largest trade pact

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Fearing intense competition for domestic firms, India is pushing for further concessions before the deal is announced. India keeps making last-minute requests after it agreed [...]
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In Vietnam’s ‘Billionaire Village’, migrant cash can buy a palace

In Vietnam’s ‘Billionaire Village’, migrant cash can buy a palace

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s “Billionaire Village” doesn’t sound like a place people would want to leave, but at least three of the 39 victims found in the back of a [...]
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Family joins desperate search for Brit tourist in Cambodia

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The family of a 21-year-old British tourist who went missing on a Cambodian island a week ago boarded boats with authorities Wednesday to continue a meticulous search around [...]
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Climate-fuelled flooding to imperil 300 million by 2050

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Coastal areas currently home to 300 million people will be vulnerable by 2050 to flooding made worse by climate change, no matter how aggressively humanity curbs carbon [...]
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Mekong shrivels as drought, dam strangle SEAsia’s largest river

01-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The once mighty Mekong river has been reduced to a thin, grubby neck of water in stretches of northern Thailandrecord lows blamed on drought and a recently opened dam far [...]
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