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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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Cambodian PM says no China naval base being built

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

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly [...]
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Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

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

Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth more than previously [...]
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Judge sends seven Rohingya children from Kedah immigration detention to KL shelter

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

A judge has ordered that seven asylum-seeking Rohingya Muslim children be released immediately from detention by immigration authorities in Kedah. Lee Shee Pin, one of the [...]
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100 Rohingya found off Burma’s south coast en route to Malaysia

100 Rohingya found off Burma’s south coast en route to Malaysia

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

A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country’s south coast Friday after spending 15 days at sea in a failed [...]
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Trump’s summit no-show draws Asian nations closer together

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

US President Donald Trump didn’t make it to this week’s summit of Asian nations in Singapore, but his influence was still keenly felt among the leaders who [...]
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Dr M: Asean ‘indirectly critical’ of Suu Kyi, but she’s ‘not head of govt’

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has revealed that most Asean leaders have rebuked Aung San Suu Kyi over the Myanmar regime’s treatment of the Rohingyas, but in an indirect [...]
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Key moments in the trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders

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

Senior Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Friday were sentenced to life in prison on charges of genocide, a landmark verdict since the UN-backed tribunal [...]
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Burma holds 106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia, official says

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

Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a [...]
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Suu Kyi must influence her govt to resolve Rohingya issues: Dr M

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

Asean has made it clear to Aung San Suu Kyi that the Myanmar government must do something to resolve the Rohingya issue and end their sufferings. Prime minister Tun Dr [...]
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Pence says South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

Pence says South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

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

US vice President Mike Pence said on Friday the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly wherever international [...]
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Rohingya crisis besieges Suu Kyi at Singapore summit

Rohingya crisis besieges Suu Kyi at Singapore summit

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

Diplomatic niceties have been in short supply for Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore, where the one-time rights champion has been publicly chastised over her handling [...]
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

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

Japan’s Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako greeted guests at the autumn garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial [...]
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