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Vietnam property tycoon bets big on new airline

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Pressed by poverty into work when he was 14, Trinh Van Quyet now presides over a Vietnamese property empire and is betting billions on a new airline in Southeast Asia’s [...]
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No plans to engage with Iran at Asean meetingUS official

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not meet with his Iranian counterpart during a meeting of southeast Asian nations in Singapore this weekend, a senior State Department [...]
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One-party rule ‘terrible setback’ for Cambodia: opposition chief

One-party rule ‘terrible setback’ for Cambodia: opposition chief

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

The co-founder of Cambodia’s disbanded opposition has decried the landslide victory of Hun Sen’s ruling party in an uncontested poll as a “terrible [...]
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Pompeo to travel to SE Asia, calls for ‘free and open’ region

Pompeo to travel to SE Asia, calls for ‘free and open’ region

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | | 7:17 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region Monday, taking aim at China ahead of a trip to Southeast Asia to promote [...]
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Cambodia’s ruling party claims victory in election condemned as ‘neither free nor fair’

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has declared victory in Sunday’s general election, a result which opponents condemned as a “sham” following [...]
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Cambodia to form new government after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

Cambodia to form new government after election that opposition calls ‘farce’

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will form a new government within 60 days, its spokesman said on Tuesday, two days after a general election that critics [...]
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Burma appoints panel to probe Rohingya abuses

Burma appoints panel to probe Rohingya abuses

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar has established a commission of inquiry to probe allegations of human rights abuses in conflict-torn Rakhine state, authorities said on Monday, as the country faces [...]
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Nearly 120,000 displaced in Burma floods

Nearly 120,000 displaced in Burma floods

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged a vast swathe of southeastern Myanmar, killing 11 people and sending panicked residents fleeing for dry [...]
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Cambodian PM hails ‘free, fair’ elections despite criticism

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP news | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Tuesday hailed this week’s elections as “free, fair and just” after a controversial vote with no viable [...]
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Burma floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Burma floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday, as [...]
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Cambodia PM’s party to win ‘all seats’ in flawed election

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s flawed elections are set to hand the ruling party of strongman Hun Sen all 125 parliamentary seats, a spokesman told AFP Monday, an outcome that would turn [...]
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Hun Sen’s ruling party in Cambodia claims all 125 election seats in sham poll dubbed ‘death of democracy’

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day [...]
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Monsoon flooding forces thousands to evacuate homes in Burma

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Some 50,000 people in Myanmar evacuated their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains left villages inundated and swept away bridges, while authorities scrambled to deliver [...]
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Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’

Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s ruling party said it had won a landslide in Sunday’s one-horse election, an expected outcome after the main opposition was banned, paving the way for [...]
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Cambodian PM’s party claims election rout, opposition sees ‘death of democracy’

31-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day [...]
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