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Correction: Trump-Asian American Voters story

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

In a story August 21 about Trump and Asian American voters, The Associated Press misspelled Farhana Shifa’s last name. It’s Shifa, not Shah. A corrected version [...]
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Ride-hailing firm Grab to invest $500 million in Vietnam

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ride-hailing giant Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million over five years in Vietnam, the company’s latest expansion in a key Southeast Asian market. The [...]
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Burma to join US-Asean maritime drills despite sanctions

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s navy will join maritime drills with the US in Southeast Asia next week, a spokesman said Wednesday, in a rare show of military cooperation despite Washington [...]
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Australia concerned writer faces espionage charge in China

Australia concerned writer faces espionage charge in China

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

he Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on [...]
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Armed with smartphones, Burma e-sports players battle power outages

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

ESports star Myint was on the cusp of victory when the screens went dark in the Yangon cafe where he competes, costing him thousands of dollars in missed prize-money and [...]
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Pentagon accuses China of ‘bullying tactics’ in waters off Vietnam

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China is carrying out “coercive interference” in oil and gas activities in waters claimed by Vietnam, the Pentagon said on Monday, accusing Beijing of using [...]
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200,000 Rohingya rally to mark ‘Genocide Day’ in Bangladesh camps

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark ‘Genocide Day’ in Bangladesh camps

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

Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh camp Sunday to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces, just days after a second failed attempt to [...]
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Tens of thousands of Rohingya mark ‘Genocide Day’ amid tensions in Bangladesh camps

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

At least 100,000 Rohingya refugees rallied in camps in Bangladesh on Sunday, marking two years since the start of a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar that forced more than [...]
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‘Miracle’ Rohingya baby turns two on crackdown anniversary

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

Heavily pregnant Rohingya mother Rashida Khatun fled her home in a remote village in Myanmar’s Rakhine state two years ago, bone-tired but desperate to find a safe [...]
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Vietnamese PM ‘deeply concerned’ about South China Sea standoff

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is “deeply concerned” about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South China Sea [...]
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Vietnam and Australia oppose ‘disruptions’ to South China Sea oil and gas projects

Vietnam and Australia oppose ‘disruptions’ to South China Sea oil and gas projects

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam and Australia have voiced united opposition to Chinese activities in the South China Sea, a day after the United States accused China of coercion in the disputed [...]
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US, SE Asia to hold first ever joint maritime drill

US, SE Asia to hold first ever joint maritime drill

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

The US and 10 Southeast Asian states will hold their first-ever joint maritime exercises in September, aimed at preventing “wrongdoing” as Washington and Beijing [...]
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Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam’s coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia [...]
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US SAYS CHINA IS BLOCKING TRILLIONS IN OIL AND GAS, WILL SEND NAVY FOR ASIA DRILLS

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | News Week | 6:02 AM

The United States has accused China of preventing Southeast Asian countries from accessing trillions of dollars worth of untapped oil and gas reserves in the South China Sea [...]
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New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions

24-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China’s activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense [...]
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