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Vietnam’s FastGo commences operation in Burma

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The ride-hailing startup is said to be the first ridesharing startup from Vietnam to expand to other country As a part of Southeast Asia expansion plan, Vietnam-based [...]
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Burma says police attacked as western fighting displaces thousands

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar police have clashed with insurgents in the troubled western state of Rakhine, state-run media said on Wednesday, as intensified fighting continued between the [...]
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Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia’s farmers fight debt bondage

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penha 14-year-old trapped in debt bondage in a boom industry [...]
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Bomb kills three Vietnamese tourists, Egyptian guide near pyramids: officials

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 kilometres (2.5 [...]
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Six men arrested in Vietnam for killing, eating endangered monkey

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Six men were arrested in central Vietnam for killing and eating an endangered monkey while livestreaming it on a social media site, police said Friday. The trafficking and [...]
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Mongolians protest against corruption as temperature plunges

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of Mongolians took to the streets on Thursday to protest against corruption in the top echelons of politics, braving temperatures that dropped below minus [...]
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Corrected: Lost idolNew wave of Burma youth activists look beyond Suu Kyi

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar youth activist and television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi’s greatest fans. Now, she is one of her most vocal [...]
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Burma Reuters journalists to appeal seven-year sentence

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers lodged an appeal Monday to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, decrying the sentence as a [...]
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Burma court hears arguments in appeal case of jailed Reuters reporters

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Burma court due to hear appeal in case of jailed Reuters reporters

26-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Burma court hears arguments in appeal case of jailed Reuters reporters

26-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Myanmar court heard arguments on Monday in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, [...]
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Expanding all the way from Burma, UMG Idealab shares its plans for startups in Indonesia

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

UMG Idealab is a corporate venture capital of UMG Myanmar, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural heavy equipment UMG Myanmar Founder Kiwi Aliwarga UMG Idealab aims [...]
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Bipartisan senators call for US ‘genocide’ label of Burma killings

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A bipartisan group of US senators on Wednesday called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to designate the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya Muslim [...]
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Cambodia strongman’s son tapped for powerful party committee

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The eldest son of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen was promoted Thursday to the ruling party’s permanent committee, an official said, as questions swirl over who might [...]
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Facebook kicks Burma military-linked pages off platform

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

Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the company scrambles to respond to [...]
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