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Australia to stress international law in South China Sea dispute

Australia to stress international law in South China Sea dispute

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop will on Tuesday hail the role of international law in settling regional conflicts, comments apparently aimed at bolstering Australian [...]
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Burma erects security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said Monday, casting doubt on plans to repatriate hundreds of thousands of [...]
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Rise of violent Buddhist rhetoric in Asia defies stereotypes

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Buddhism may be touted in the West as an inherently peaceful philosophy, but a surge in violent rhetoric from small but increasingly influential groups of hardline monks in [...]
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Yoma Strategic to provide vehicle leasing, financing options to Grab’s drivers in Burma

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Yoma Strategic to provide vehicle leasing, financing options to Grab’s drivers in Myanmar The partnership is also aimed at transforming the country’s [...]
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UN: Burma should be investigated for crimes against Rohingya

UN: Burma should be investigated for crimes against Rohingya

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights chief has called for all atrocities committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for prosecution. [...]
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UN Burma expert wants genocide investigation

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN independent investigator on human rights in Myanmar sees growing evidence to suspect genocide has been committed and wants prosecutions for crimes committed against [...]
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UN rights boss calls for referring Burma to ICC for Rohingya crimes

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The top United Nations human rights official called on Friday for allegations of atrocities committed against the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar to be referred to the [...]
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What’s Next for Vietnam-Malaysia Military Ties?

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Earlier this week, a high-level Vietnamese military delegation paid a visit to Malaysia. The trip, along with the meetings held between officials on both sides, is part of a [...]
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Ultra-nationalist Burma monk walks free from prison

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Parmaukkha has helped peddle a fiery brand of Buddhist nationalism and Islamophobia in Myanmar An ultra-nationalist Myanmar monk was released from prison on Friday after [...]
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Senior Burma official rejects ‘ethnic cleansing’ charge

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior Myanmar official on Thursday rejected a UN accusation that his government has been carrying “ethnic cleansing” against the Rohingya Muslim ethnic group. [...]
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Academics moot renaming South China Sea to assert Malaysian sovereignty

Academics moot renaming South China Sea to assert Malaysian sovereignty

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia should follow its neighbours’ example and unilaterally rename its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea to assert its sovereignty in the ongoing [...]
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Rohingya refugee crisis: Midwives reveal harrowing stories from pregnant Muslim women fleeing Burma violence

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Midwives working in refugee camps in Bangladesh have recounted the harrowing experiences of pregnant Rohingya women who fled from neighbouring Myanmar. The mothers said they [...]
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US Holocaust Museum strips rights award from Burma’s Suu Kyi

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum said Wednesday it was stripping Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of a prestigious human rights award, accusing her of doing [...]
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US Holocaust museum rescinds award to Burma’s Suu Kyi

US Holocaust museum rescinds award to Burma’s Suu Kyi

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has rescinded its top award to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi because of her failure to condemn and stop military attacks on her [...]
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The Latest: Koreans rally for #MeToo on Women’s Day

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on International Women’s Day (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Hundreds of women have protested in Kosovo’s capital to commemorate International [...]
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