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Malaysia voices concern over Rohingya situation in Burma

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has expressed concern over the atrocities committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar and proposed that the United Nations Security Council establish an international [...]
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Vietnam bids final farewell to president before burial

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam held an emotional memorial for president Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi Thursday before his body was carried through the city with weeping residents and police lining the [...]
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US B-52s fly over South and East China Seas

US B-52s fly over South and East China Seas

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US B-52 bombers have recently conducted transit operations in the South China Sea and East China Sea, the Pentagon said Wednesday, amid soaring tensions with Beijing over [...]
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DPM to travel to Vietnam to pay last respect to late President Quang

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azisah Wan Ismail is scheduled to leave for Vietnam today to pay her last respect to the late President Tran Dai Quang on behalf of [...]
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Exclusive: Burma’s delaying tactics blocking Rohingya returnBangladesh PM

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

Bangladesh’s leader accused neighbouring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya who were forced across the border over the [...]
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Hundreds pay tribute to Vietnam president at state funeral

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

Hundreds of black-clad mourners, weeping or lighting incense and laying wreaths, gathered Wednesday at a state funeral for Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang who died last [...]
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US documents systematic violence against Burma Rohingya

US documents systematic violence against Burma Rohingya

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

The United States said Monday it had found evidence of systematic violence by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya minority, including widespread killings and rape. [...]
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Mourners pay tribute at funeral of Vietnam’s late president

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s late President Tran Dai Quang was mourned as a great loss and praised for his contributions to his country at his funeral Wednesday. Long lines of family [...]
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Cambodia’s Festival of the Dead: rice offerings and Buddhist chants

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

Cambodians threw rice on the ground on Tuesday to mark the ‘Festival of the Dead’ or Pchum Ben and feed the spirits of the dead. Cambodians visit pagodas across [...]
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US accuses Burma military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

US accuses Burma military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

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

A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a “well-planned and coordinated” campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other [...]
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State funeral, national mourning to be held for Vietnam president

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam Sunday announced a state funeral and two days of national mourning for President Tran Dai Quang, who died Friday aged 61. Flags will be flown at half-mast and [...]
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Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Burma army chief

Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Burma army chief

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s powerful army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of his country, a week after UN investigators called for him and [...]
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UN chief urges Burma to pardon Reuters reporters

UN chief urges Burma to pardon Reuters reporters

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he hoped that Myanmar’s government will pardon two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail after they [...]
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Vietnam’s president dies after viral illness

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

Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday [...]
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Japan is on the wrong side of history over Burma’s atrocities against the Rohingya

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

On 2 August 2017, a plane carrying Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief, Senior general Min Aung Hlaing, touched down in Tokyo. He was leading a delegation of senior military [...]
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