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Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday extolled improved relations with Vietnam as a model for rapprochement with North Korea. Pompeo met with senior Vietnamese [...]
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Pompeo raises issue of detained American in Vietnam

Pompeo raises issue of detained American in Vietnam

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised the issue of a detained American man of Vietnamese descent during meetings with senior Vietnamese officials in Hanoi on Monday, a US [...]
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Thirty-two pregnant Cambodians detained suspected of China surrogacy

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

Thirty-two pregnant Cambodians were detained on Friday for their suspected involvement in an illegal surrogacy operation, carrying babies for Chinese clients, a court [...]
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Rohingya refugees reject UN-Burma repatriation agreement

Rohingya refugees reject UN-Burma repatriation agreement

07-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Rohingya community leaders have rejected an agreement between the United Nations and government of Myanmar for the return of refugees who fled violence in Rakhine state. [...]
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Rohingya continue to flee violence, persecution in BurmaUN rights boss

Rohingya continue to flee violence, persecution in BurmaUN rights boss

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

Muslim Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many testifying about violence, persecution, killings and burning of their homes, the United Nations human [...]
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Rohingya still fleeing violence, persecution in Burma: UN rights boss

Rohingya still fleeing violence, persecution in Burma: UN rights boss

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

Muslim Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many testifying about violence, persecution, killings and burning of their homes by soldiers and Buddhists, [...]
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Red Cross leader: Rohingya crisis needs political solutions

04-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The international Red Cross leader said Tuesday that humanitarian help alone will not solve the Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the [...]
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Burma court urged to drop case against Reuters pair

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

A lawyer for two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar’s draconian secrecy law on Monday said the pair were simply doing their job by reporting on a massacre [...]
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Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

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

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country’s popular krama scarf. Supported by a youth [...]
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Red Cross chief says Burma not ready for Rohingya returns

Red Cross chief says Burma not ready for Rohingya returns

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

Conditions in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state are not ready yet for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled a military crackdown, the head [...]
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26 Vietnamese fishermen claim trial to illegal fishing charges

03-Jul-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Twenty-six Vietnamese fishermen pleaded not guilty to committing illegal fishing off Kudat where they were arrested by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). The [...]
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UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps

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

UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres said he heard “unimaginable” accounts of atrocities during a visit Monday to vast camps in Bangladesh that are home to a [...]
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Burma not safe for Rohingya returnees: Red Cross chief

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

The head of the Red Cross on Sunday said it was not safe to return Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar, where he described whole villages abandoned and destroyed. [...]
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Chasing dinosaurs in Burma’s conflict-ridden north

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

“Amber hunters” on a quest for a Jurassic Park-style discovery of dinosaur remains sift through mounds of the precious resin in Myanmara lucrative trade that [...]
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Cambodian strongman’s son assumes powerful military roles

Cambodian strongman’s son assumes powerful military roles

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:18 AM

The son of Cambodia’s long-serving prime minister was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to widen his family’s influence. The [...]
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