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2 US B-52s fly over South China Sea, second time in a month: report

2 US B-52s fly over South China Sea, second time in a month: report

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:53 AM

The US sent two nuclear-capable B-52H bombers over the South China Sea on Wednesday, marking the second time this month that the bombers flew over the region. Such Air Force [...]
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Vietnam ‘regrets’ murder suspect not freed in Malaysia

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hanoi said Thursday it “regrets” the decision by Malaysian prosecutors not to release a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North [...]
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AG refuses Vietnamese woman’s bid to drop Jong-nam murder charge

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong will remain on trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam as the attorney general (AG) dismissed her application for the charge to be dropped, the High [...]
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Burma’s black gold lures plucky oil drillers

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As clouds of acrid, black smoke belched above the flames engulfing an artisanal oil field in central Myanmar, prospectors from nearby hillsides arrived in droves, hoping for [...]
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Vietnam family of Kim murder suspect urge her not to lose hope

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The father of a Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader had washed bed sheets in anticipation of her homecoming after her [...]
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Trial of Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam to continue

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam’s request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s [...]
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Vietnamese suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing seeking release

Vietnamese suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing seeking release

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Just four days ago, the future for Indonesia’s Siti Aisyah looked bleak she was two years into her detention in Malaysia and faced a possible death sentence if [...]
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India disappointed as China blocks bid to ban JeM chief

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India said Thursday it was “disappointed” by China again delaying a bid to blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based militant group that claimed a massive suicide [...]
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American B-52 bombers fly over disputed South China Sea for second time in 10 days

American B-52 bombers fly over disputed South China Sea for second time in 10 days

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two US B-52 strategic bombers flew over the contested South China Sea on Wednesday, according to the US Pacific Air Force, the second such flight in 10 days despite [...]
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Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the world’s coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degreesbut warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes [...]
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Vienna waltzes to quality of living win for 10th year

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Austrian capital Vienna has topped Mercer’s index of most liveable cities for the 10th year in a row. Known by tourists for its imperial past, gilded palaces and [...]
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Civilians trapped as Burma rebels squabble over expected China boom

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With artillery exploding around her village in Myanmar’s northeast, 70-year-old Nan Nyunt fled to a monastery, one of thousands of civilians trapped between rebel [...]
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Vietnam asks Malaysia to free Kim assassin suspect

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam on Tuesday asked Malaysia to free the Vietnamese woman charged with assassinating the North Korean leader’s half brother in Kuala Lumpur, a day after her [...]
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Rohingya militants condemn violence in refugee camps amid reports of killings

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s Rohingya militants urged their followers on Wednesday to refrain from crime in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, following reports of killings and [...]
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UN says methamphetamine output booming in Southeast Asia

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Production of methamphetamine is skyrocketing in Southeast Asia, with prices dropping and usage expanding, the UN’s anti-drug agency said Monday. Even as seizures of [...]
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