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When it comes to ICERD, neighbours Malaysia, Burma, Brunei of same mind

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia shares something with its neighbours Brunei and Myanmar, as well as North Korea when it comes to the hottest five-letter word of the month: ICERD. None of them have [...]
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Quiet, please: Burma festival stirs debate over religious noise

23-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

From grumbling neighbours to witty memes of the Buddha imploring a man with speakers to “stop your noise”, the cacophony around Myanmar’s annual [...]
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Fast Wi-fi and e-commerce: Southeast Asian cities need smart solutions but connection speeds and security issues present challenges

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

Most residents of Banyuwangi’s 189 villages, in Indonesia’s east Java, have access to free internet as part of a government initiative to boost local economic [...]
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Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

Asean may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM’s son

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

Southeast Asian nations may soon have to “choose sides” between the US and China in their ongoing trade war, the political heir to Cambodia’s strongman [...]
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South China Sea must remain accessible to all

South China Sea must remain accessible to all

22-Nov-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has reiterated its stand that the South China Sea should remain accesible to all ships despite the claims that have been made by China on disputed territories. prime [...]
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PNG pledges to pay police Apec allowances after rampage

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

Papua New Guinea pledged Tuesday to pay police and soldiers their allowances for the recently concluded Apec summit after they stormed parliament to demand the unpaid [...]
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China and Brunei to step up oil and gas development in disputed South China Sea

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China and Brunei will together exploit oil and gas resources in the disputed South China Sea, their leaders said on Monday. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Brunei Sultan [...]
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UN calls for calm after shots fired in Rohingya camp in Burma

UN calls for calm after shots fired in Rohingya camp in Burma

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the failed escape of more than 100 of the [...]
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210 Burma migrants nabbed in Thailand on way to Malaysia

210 Burma migrants nabbed in Thailand on way to Malaysia

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A total of 210 migrants from Myanmar have been arrested by Thai authorities in three separate operations in Ranong, near the Thailand-Myanmar border, from where most of them [...]
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Papua New Guinea security forces attack parliament in row over Apec pay

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Papua New Guinea’s national parliament is in lockdown after a group of soldiers and police officers attacked the building, smashing vehicles and entryways on Tuesday [...]
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PNG police, soldiers storm parliament over unpaid Apec bonuses

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Papua New Guinea police and soldiers stormed the country’s parliament Tuesday, smashing windows and furniture and demanding unpaid Apec bonuses just days after the [...]
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Burma jade scavenger shot dead in mine clash

Burma jade scavenger shot dead in mine clash

21-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A jade scavenger in northern Myanmar has been shot dead by mine security, officials said Tuesday, the latest death in a multi billion-dollar industry notorious for its dire [...]
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Landslides kill 13, leave 4 missing in south central Vietnam

Landslides kill 13, leave 4 missing in south central Vietnam

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Landslides due to rains from a tropical storm have killed 13 people and left four others missing in south-central Vietnam. A disaster official in Khanh Hoa province says some [...]
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Burma police shoot, injure 4 in raid on Rohingya camp witness

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine [...]
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Cambodian PM says won’t allow any foreign military base in his country

Cambodian PM says won’t allow any foreign military base in his country

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Monday there would never be a foreign military base in his country, following a news report that China was lobbying for a naval base [...]
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