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Burma military may be committing new war crimes: envoy

Burma military may be committing new war crimes: envoy

30-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The departing UN human rights envoy for Myanmar said its military may be committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rakhine and Chin states, where fighting between [...] » More

Finding Nagaland: Tribes on India-Burma frontier dream of unity

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The king of the Konyak tribe sleeps in Myanmar, but eats in Indiahis house, village and people divided by a mountain border which serves as a vulnerable lifeline now severed [...] » More

Virus shakes image of Western superiority

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

As the world confronts the coronavirus crisis, Western countries have been showing signs of surprising weakness. Meanwhile, Asian countries, including Korea, Taiwan and [...] » More

Asia Today: Thailand sees lowest number of cases in 6 weeks

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thai health authorities on Monday reported the country’s lowest number of new cases of the coronavirus in more than six weeks, as the government considers easing some [...] » More

Vietnam reports no Covid-19 cases but five suffer recurrence after being discharged

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Vietnam reported no new cases of Covid-19 infection on Sunday morning (April 26), with its total confirmed cases remaining at 270, according to its Ministry of Health. But [...] » More

Australian warship joins the United States in a military operation in the South China Sea

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Mailonline | 6:02 AM

The US Navy has heaped praise on the Royal Australian Navy for taking part in South China Sea exercises that show allies in the region both nations have the ‘same [...] » More

Asia’s mosques deserted as coronavirus keeps Ramadan faithful away

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

It is a Ramadan like never before for Muslims across Asia as mosques that would normally be packed for prayers are deserted and in some places locked up as governments [...] » More

The rising cost of religious freedom in Vietnam

The rising cost of religious freedom in Vietnam

27-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

In March 2019, Bui Thi Kim Phuong, a Hoa Hao Buddhist from Vietnam, prepared to board a flight to the United States for a series of meetings on the deteriorating human rights [...] » More

Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Facebook to get coronavirus message out

27-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

Broadcasting live from Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, Aung San Suu Kyi shuffled some papers, looked straight at the camera and smiled before welcoming her guests to a [...] » More

Vietnam says Facebook should adhere by local laws

25-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam says Facebook should adhere by local laws Companies such as Facebook that operate in Vietnam should abide by local laws and fully carry out their tax and social [...] » More

Asia Today: Duterte threatens martial law; more ship cases

25-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte angrily threatened to declare martial law after accusing communist rebels of killing two soldiers who were escorting food and cash [...] » More

Asia virus latest: Vietnam eases lockdown; further Olympic delay ‘impossible’

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Vietnam loosens curbs Vietnam eased some social distancing measures Thursday, with [...] » More

Vietnam to ease nationwide coronavirus lockdown

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam, which has reported under 300 cases of coronavirus and no deaths since the first infections were detected in January, said on Wednesday it would start lifting tough [...] » More

Vietnam relaxes virus restrictions as cases plateau

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam eased social distancing measures Thursday, with experts pointing to a decisive response involving mass quarantines and expansive contact tracing for the apparent [...] » More

Virus warnings for Ramadan as some pandemic shutdowns ease

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

he world inched toward a new phase in the coronavirus crisis on Thursday, as some countries like Vietnam and New Zealand with few new cases moved toward ending their [...] » More