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Exiled Thai activist ‘abducted in Cambodia’

06-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 12:51 PM

Thai police say they have no information on the alleged abduction in Cambodia of an outspoken Thai anti-government activist, the latest in a series of mysterious [...] » More

Cambodia police refuse probe into Thai activist ‘disappearance’

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

Cambodian police on Friday ruled out a probe into the alleged disappearance of a self-exiled Thai democracy activist after a rights group said he had been abducted in broad [...] » More

Thai exiled activist abducted in Cambodia, rights group says

06-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Unknown gunmen abducted a Thai political activist in Cambodia, rights advocates said on Friday, in the latest in a series of mysterious disappearances of Southeast Asian [...] » More

Grab accelerates expansion of deliveries across Southeast Asia

06-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Grab Holdings Inc., Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing giant, is expanding delivery services from convenience stores and supermarkets across 50 cities in the region. The [...] » More

Cambodia to lose $3bn in revenue from tourism sector

06-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Cambodia will see a huge loss in revenue generated from tourism sector of around $3billion this year due to the pandemic spread, according to Tourism minister Thong Khon. [...] » More

Trash is treasure as Burma environmentalist turns food scraps into fertiliser

06-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

To most people in Myanmar, food waste is nothing but garbage, and that attitude leaves Inda Soe Aung baffled. But the 35-year-old environmentalist isn’t complaining, [...] » More

Asia Today: 39 new cases in S. Korea; China defends record

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 11:47 AM

South Korea on Friday reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus as infections continued to spike after rigid social distancing rules were relaxed. The additional figures [...] » More

Burma jails doctor for insulting monks over sex education

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Myanmar court has sentenced a doctor to 21 months in jail after convicting him of insulting Buddhist monks in connection with a debate about a proposal to teach sex [...] » More

China-India dispute highlights both sides’ growing military presence at border

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The latest tensions between China and India have further fuelled both countries’ build-up of troops and weapons to assert territorial claims at their disputed border [...] » More

Coronavirus brings Asia’s booming online lending sector to juddering halt

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The spring started out rosy for the Indian arm of ClearScore, a company that offers online credit scores and loans. Within weeks, the coronavirus pandemic had taken hold, [...] » More

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools despite [...] » More

Burma court denies bail to Canadian preacher who defied virus ban

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

- A Myanmar court on Wednesday denied bail to a Canadian Christian preacher who held church services in defiance of a ban on gatherings to prevent the spread of the [...] » More

Vietnam says most serious COVID-19 patient on path to recovery

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s most gravely-ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot who works for its national airline, has started to recover from the illness and may no longer require a [...] » More

As Asia’s tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region’s tropical storm season begins, as hundreds of aircraft [...] » More

Border skirmish becomes battle of spin as Indian and Chinese soldiers turn to social media

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

People’s Liberation Army soldiers and their Indian counterparts have moved their physical brawl over border disputes in the Himalayas to social media platforms as both [...] » More