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Vietnam’s richest man bets $2 billion to sell cars to US

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The billionaire behind six-month-old Vietnamese auto startup VinFast plans a feat even Toyota Motor Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co. couldn’t pull off during their early [...]
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Miss Universe celebrates its first openly gay contestant

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The Miss Universe beauty pageant has featured an openly gay contestant for the first timeand she hails from a country where homosexuality is criminalised. Twenty-year-old Swe [...]
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China’s top diplomat Wang Yi says Beijing will back Burma to resolve its problems

China’s top diplomat Wang Yi says Beijing will back Burma to resolve its problems

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has called for more strategic cooperation with Myanmar as the two Asian neighbours come under growing pressure from the West. Wang made the [...]
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China’s top diplomat Wang Yi says Beijing will back Burma to resolve its problems

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has called for more strategic cooperation with Myanmar as the two Asian neighbours come under growing pressure from the West. Wang made the [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi heads to Hague court for genocide showdown

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is set Tuesday to personally defend Myanmar in The Hague against accusations of genocide, in a remarkable fall from grace for the woman [...]
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164 Vietnamese students vanish in Korea

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Police are searching for 164 Vietnamese students enrolled at Incheon National University’s Korean language school after they have been unaccounted for 15 days. The [...]
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Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts urge Vietnam girls to stay in school

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Former US first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts toured a high school in rural Vietnam on Monday, urging a classroom of teenage girls to stay focused [...]
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Rohingya pray for justice on eve of Burma genocide hearings

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Members of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority prayed for justice on the eve of hearings at the UN’s International Court of Justice during which leader Aung San [...]
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US imposes sanctions Cambodian PM’s associates over alleged corruption

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on a businessperson and a senior government official with close links to Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen, accusing them of corruption. [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi In Hague To Defend Against Rohingya Genocide Charges

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, will testify in front of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, where she’s set to mount a defense on behalf [...]
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Top UN court hears Rohingya genocide allegations

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The UN’s highest court on Tuesday began a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign against the Rohingya minority, with leader Aung San [...]
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High stakes: Burma’s Lady gambles image in Rohingya genocide lawsuit

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From democracy champion to defending Myanmar against genocide charges, the shock decision by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to face the UN’s top court risks further [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi arrives at UN court for genocide hearings

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the UN’s International Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend her country over charges of genocide against its [...]
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Swe Zin Htet on being the first openly gay Miss Universe contestant: ‘People in Burma are not accepting of this’

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle | 6:02 AM

Swe Zin Htet, the reigning Miss Myanmar, is making major progress for both her country and for the Miss Universe pageant as a whole. The 21-year-old told People who will [...]
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Thousands in Burma rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands rallied in support of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar Saturday, on the eve of her departure for the UN’s top court to defend Myanmar against charges of genocide [...]
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