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Southeast Asia hails world’s first multilateral air encounter code

22-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, with host Singapore calling the pact a world first [...]
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US and Chinese air forces urged to sign up to South China Sea guidelines after Asean states agree on code of conduct

US and Chinese air forces urged to sign up to South China Sea guidelines after Asean states agree on code of conduct

22-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Defence ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have agreed a set of guidelines for warplanes flying over the disputed South China Sea, and will invite [...]
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US prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

20-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday visited a former American air base in southern Vietnam that will soon become the biggest-ever US cleanup site for contamination [...]
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China, SE Asia to hold maritime drill to ease tensions

China, SE Asia to hold maritime drill to ease tensions

20-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China and Southeast Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said Friday, in a move aimed at easing tensions but which may spark US [...]
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EU builds ties with Asia in face of US protectionism

20-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

European leaders sought to build support from Asia Thursday in defence of free trade and the fight against climate change, to counter the growing protectionism of President [...]
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Burma Buddhist temple now a nirvana for snakes

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Crossing a bridge to the middle of a lake in Myanmar’s Yangon region, pilgrims arrive at a temple to pin their hopes on the pythons slinking across the temple’s [...]
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Nine UN Security Council members ask to discuss Burma inquiry

Nine UN Security Council members ask to discuss Burma inquiry

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The chair of a United Nations inquiry that accused Myanmar’s military of genocide is likely to brief the Security Council this month after Britain, France, the United [...]
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Mattis to visit toxic Agent Orange site in Vietnam

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis toured a former Agent Orange storage site in southern Vietnam on Wednesday, revisiting one of the war’s darkest chapters that lives on [...]
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Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis toured a former Agent Orange storage site in southern Vietnam on Wednesday, revisiting one of the war’s darkest chapters that lives on [...]
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US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is getting a firsthand look at the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War. Mattis visited an air base north of HCM City that was heavily [...]
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Dozens injured in crackdown on Burma garment worker protest

Dozens injured in crackdown on Burma garment worker protest

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Dozens of Myanmar garment workers were injured on Monday after a clash with assailants wielding iron bars outside a Chinese-owned factory in Yangon, witnesses and hospital [...]
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Clashes at Burma garment factory leave dozens injured

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Riot police rushed to the scene of clashes at a strike-hit Myanmar garment factory on Monday after protesting workers say dozens were injured when they were attacked by a mob [...]
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Two Burma jet pilots, young girl killed

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Myanmar fighter pilots were killed in separate crashes due to heavy fog Tuesday, officials said, with the debris from one of the planes killing a young girl in her home. [...]
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Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making his second trip this year to Vietnam, and it’s a sign of how much the Trump administration is trying to counter China’s [...]
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Mattis is making his 2nd visit to Vietnam in less than a year a sign of how much the US wants to counter China

Mattis is making his 2nd visit to Vietnam in less than a year a sign of how much the US wants to counter China

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China’s [...]
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