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Treason trial opens for Cambodia opposition leader

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The treason trial of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha opened Wednesday, more than two years after his arrest in a case decried by his family as a “farce” and [...]
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Cambodia begins treason trial of opposition leader as criticism mounts

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian court convened on Wednesday to begin the trial of opposition party leader Kem Sokha on charges of treason in a case that has drawn condemnation from rights groups [...]
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High expectations for Xi Jinping’s visit to mark 70th anniversary of China-Burma relations

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will try to kick-start stalled Belt and Road Initiative projects and attempt to mediate in the Rohingya crisis during a two-day visit to Myanmar [...]
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Burma sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

Burma sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nearly 200 Rohingya Muslims arrested at sea last month by Myanmar’s navy after a voyage of hundreds of kilometres have been sent back to Rakhine state, officials said [...]
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

14-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 12:35 AM

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbours in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. [...]
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Cambodia casino staff strike over pay at billion-dollar gambling den

13-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Cambodian workers at a Phnom Penh casino that turns over more than a billion dollars a year continued a strike Friday calling for better pay, in a country where [...]
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Xi Jinping to visit Burma next week seeking to boost ties and push China projects

Xi Jinping to visit Burma next week seeking to boost ties and push China projects

13-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar next week to boost ties and push investment projects, in a show of support for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government as it faces [...]
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Asia’s Great Rivers: Climate crisis, pollution put billions at risk

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The year is 2100. The glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan regionthe world’s “Third Pole”are vanishing as the planet warms, the ice that once fed the great [...]
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River people: Life along Asia’s key waterways

River people: Life along Asia’s key waterways

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From the flood-ravaged banks of the Brahmaputra to the disappearing wetlands of the Mekong, Asia’s main waterway sand the people that live along them are fighting for [...]
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The 97 kms between China and mastery of the Mekong

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ninety-seven kilometres of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from the Tibetan [...]
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Three policemen killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam police

10-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Three policemen were among at least four people killed in Vietnam on Thursday when protesters attacked soldiers building a wall near a military airport, the Ministry of [...]
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Vietnamese women strive to clear war-era mines

10-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Inching across a field littered with Vietnam war-era bombs, Ngoc leads an all-women demining team clearing unexploded ordnance that has killed tens of thousands of [...]
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Cambodia’s garment workers fret over deadly daily commutes

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

Gripping her friend’s shoulder as a truck packed with 30 Cambodian garment workers tears down a pot-holed street, Nguon Sanit says her days are bookended by fear of [...]
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Policing Vietnam: How Australia could help

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | LowyInterpreter | 6:02 AM

Visitors to Vietnam’s premier police training institution are greeted by a statue of the country’s first president Ho Chi Minh with his right hand raised and the [...]
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Public warned not to drop their guard over mystery China virus after tests rule out Sars or bird flu

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:28 AM

Health experts warned the public on Monday not to drop their guard over the unidentified outbreak of viral pneumonia in central China, even though the health authorities have [...]
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