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Dozens of Rohingya flee camps by boat, reviving memories of 2015 tragedy

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

Dozens of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh have boarded boats to try to reach Malaysia, officials and aid workers said on Thursday, raising fears of a fresh wave of [...]
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Case dropped against Burma journalists facing incitement charges

12-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The incitement case against three Myanmar journalists who reported critically on the financial management of Yangon’s government has been withdrawn, their lawyer told [...]
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Aid groups say Rohingya ‘terrified’ about Myanmar repatriation

Aid groups say Rohingya ‘terrified’ about Myanmar repatriation

10-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:24 AM

A plan to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar is premature and the refugees are ‘terrified’ about leaving Bangladesh where they sought refuge, dozens of [...]
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MITI completes anti-dumping probe on galvanised iron imports from China, Vietnam

10-Nov-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) has completed an anti-dumping investigation on imports of galvanised iron coils/sheets from China and Vietnam following a [...]
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Border patrol detains tekong, seven Burmas near Bukit Kayu Hitam

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The armed forces on Tuesday detained a man and seven Myanmars whom he was trying to smuggle into the country near Pos 4. Army 6 Brigade commander Brigadier-General Datuk [...]
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Cambodian strongman Hun Sen defends promoting sons

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen lashed out at critics Thursday for questioning high-level appointments bestowed on the strongman’s children, denying that the [...]
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Lawyers bid to free seven Rohingya children from extended detention in Kedah

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Lawyers are seeking the release of seven Rohingya children from ongoing detention by immigration authorities in Kedah that has stretched to seven months now since they [...]
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Vietnam to host Formula One race in Hanoi from 2020

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam will host a Formula One grand prix for the first time in 2020 with a street race in the capital Hanoi, organisers said on Wednesday. The Vietnamese Grand Prix is the [...]
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defends promotion of his sons to top posts

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen defended on Thursday the promotion of his three sons to senior positions in government and the military, citing their education and [...]
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Meth precursors fuelling Burma’s unstoppable drug trade

09-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A flood of precursor chemicals into Myanmar is fuelling record meth production, officials said Wednesday, as the country’s multi billion-dollar drug trade spills out [...]
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MVOT wins $176 million equipment deal for Vietnam offshore gas project

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Vietnam Offshore Terminal (MVOT) has been awarded a $176 million contract to provide equipment for Idemitsu Kosan to develop a gas block off southern Vietnam, the [...]
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Today’s top tech news, November 5: Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law may hurt its digital growth

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Also, South Korean Skelter Labs got backed by Golden Gate Ventures, and Wealth Dynamix launches in Asia South Korean AI startup Skelter Labs Inc. just announced that it has [...]
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Vietnam has the highest e-commerce adoption rate in Southeast Asia: EIU Report

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

This is partly due to rising income levels Consumers in the land of smiles may have the most voracious online shopping habits in Southeast Asia but a higher percentage of [...]
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Vietnam finally released the anticipated cybersecurity draft decree

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The law consists of the guidelines to carry out a cybersecurity law that can be a hurdle in the country’s development and innovation On Friday, November 2, [...]
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Jailed Burma Reuters reporters file appeal

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists filed an appeal Monday against their seven-year jail sentence linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, the news agency [...]
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