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Vietnam to ratify Pacific Rim trade pact

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

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong on Friday submitted a Pacific Rim trade pact to the National Assembly for approval, the government said. The Comprehensive and [...]
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Vietnamese fishing vessel detained in Rompin

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

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a Vietnamese fishing vessel for illegal fishing some 28 nautical miles off Pulau Tioman with their catch weighing [...]
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Siemens eyes Asian markets to boost power generation business executive

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Siemens Power Generation Services, a unit of Germany’s Siemens AG , is looking to Asian markets to grow its power generation business, the company’s Chief [...]
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Flippin’ hard: Burma’s sea turtles fight against the odds

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:26 AM

Peril plagues the lives of Myanmar’s baby turtles: if crabs don’t get them before they scramble from beach to sea, then poachers or fishing trawlers might finish [...]
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Burma journalists facing incitement charges get bail

Burma journalists facing incitement charges get bail

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Myanmar journalists accused of incitement were granted bail on Friday but must continue to fight the case involving a close confidant of civilian leader Aung San Suu [...]
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‘Ongoing genocide’ underway against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims: UN

‘Ongoing genocide’ underway against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims: UN

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said Wednesday as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the [...]
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Dr M urges Asean members to leverage on region’s 600 million-strong population

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has today called on his fellow Asean leaders to leverage on the 600 million population in the region, and to turn it into a bustling domestic market [...]
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If human rights shelved in N Korea talks, UN expert warnslook at Burma

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks, UN expert warnslook at Burma

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A United Nations investigator voiced concern about human rights being sidelined during US and South Korean talks with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile [...]
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Australia slaps sanctions on Burma army top brass

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia on Tuesday slapped travel and financial sanctions on five top Myanmar military officers, accused of overseeing brutal violence against Rohingya Muslims by units [...]
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Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s National Assembly on Tuesday elected ruling Communist Party general Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of an ongoing crackdown on corruption, as the [...]
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‘Rohingya not just domestic issue for Burma, Malaysia getting spillover effect’

‘Rohingya not just domestic issue for Burma, Malaysia getting spillover effect’

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar could not regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem because Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, said Defence minister Mohamad Sabu. He said [...]
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Logistics startup Joonaak wins Seedstars Cambodia 2018

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Global early stage startup competition for emerging markets Seedstars World made its debut in the kingdom Logistics startup Joonaak has been named as the winner of the [...]
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39 Vietnamese fishermen detained in Miri

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

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained 39 Vietnamese fishermen and seized two boats and RM500,000 worth of fish in Miri waters near Pantai Tanjong [...]
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Southeast Asia hails world’s first multilateral air encounter code

22-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, with host Singapore calling the pact a world first [...]
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US and Chinese air forces urged to sign up to South China Sea guidelines after Asean states agree on code of conduct

US and Chinese air forces urged to sign up to South China Sea guidelines after Asean states agree on code of conduct

22-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Defence ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have agreed a set of guidelines for warplanes flying over the disputed South China Sea, and will invite [...]
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