Category: RegionalSubscribe via RSS Feed

Vietnam seeks to resume international flights from June 1

11-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s civil aviation authority (CAAV) is seeking government approval to partially resume international flights from June 1 to “revive the hit-hard aviation [...] » More

With zero coronavirus deaths so far, Vietnam eyes growing post-pandemic business

11-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

After proclaiming success in containing the coronavirus, Vietnam is positioning itself as a safe place to do business, capitalising on demand from international manufacturers [...] » More

Vietnam may soon sue China on South China Sea

Vietnam may soon sue China on South China Sea

09-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam is believed to be inching towards filing an international arbitration case against China’s expansive claims in the South China Sea, a potential legal response [...] » More

‘They’re fearless’: the women battling to free Burma from meth

09-May-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

From jungle stakeouts to burning drug dealers’ property, a group of mothers is willing to do whatever it takes to free their community from addiction Sister Ester keeps [...] » More

Asia virus latest: S. Korea football kicks off, HK eases curbs

09-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: S. Korean football kicks off South Korean football will reach new international TV [...] » More

Asia Today: Cruise ship in Philippine waters to return crew

08-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A cruise ship being investigated in Australia for sparking coronavirus infections has sailed into Philippine waters to bring Filipino crewmen home. The Philippine coast guard [...] » More

Vietnam is reopening and its early coronavirus containment efforts may help it avoid a recession

07-May-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Vietnam may be able to avert a recession this year as the country gets back to work and school after early coronavirus containment measures, an economist said on Monday. [...] » More

Australia ties up with airlines to carry produce, seafood to Asian markets

07-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Australia on Wednesday said it has reached agreements with Singapore Airlines and Qantas Airways Ltd to carry foods to Asian markets, part of a government initiative to help [...] » More

Vietnam crushed the coronavirus outbreak, but now faces severe economic test

07-May-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Vietnam didn’t just flatten its coronavirus curve, it crushed it. No deaths have been reported, official case numbers have plateaued at just 271, and no community [...] » More

Asia virus latest: Back to school in Wuhan; S. Korea returning to normal

07-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Students in Wuhan return to school Chinese youngsters in the global virus epicentre of [...] » More

Asia Today: India’s cases spike with Chennai market cluster

07-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Health officials are rushing to contain the spread of the coronavirus in India’s southern city of Chennai, where a large cluster has been identified among people at one [...] » More

Vietnamese, Philippine fishermen protest China’s fishing ban in SCS

Vietnamese, Philippine fishermen protest China’s fishing ban in SCS

06-May-2020 Intellasia | BenarNews | 6:02 AM

Fishermen’s associations in Vietnam and the Philippines on Monday protested China’s annual summer fishing ban in the South China Sea and called for their national [...] » More

Vietnamese, Philippine fishermen protest China’s fishing ban in SCS

06-May-2020 Intellasia | BenarNews | 6:02 AM

Fishermen’s associations in Vietnam and the Philippines on Monday protested China’s annual summer fishing ban in the South China Sea and called for their national [...] » More

Asia virus latest: India repatriation; Australia ‘losing $2.5 bn a week’

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: India embarks on ‘massive’ repatriation India has embarked on a [...] » More

Asia Today: S Korea has low daily increase as sports resume

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Tuesday reported its lowest daily increase in coronavirus cases since February 18, continuing a downward trend as the country restarts professional sports and [...] » More