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Laos dam collapse: Dozens feared dead, rescuers search for hundreds still missing

Laos dam collapse: Dozens feared dead, rescuers search for hundreds still missing

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Rescuers are searching in difficult conditions for hundreds missing after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, killing at least 19 people according to local [...]
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Nineteen dead, more than 3,000 in need of rescue, after Laos dam collapse: media

Nineteen dead, more than 3,000 in need of rescue, after Laos dam collapse: media

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 3,000 need to be rescued after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, local media reported on Wednesday. [...]
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Cambodia’s rulers cajole and coerce voters to boost election turnout

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

For the past month, the deputy village chief of a hamlet in rural Cambodia has had a singular focus. A member of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), the deputy [...]
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Landslides kill five near Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least five children Wednesday near camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border housing one million Rohingya refugees, police said. [...]
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Bodies of 17 recovered after Laos dam disaster: Thai consul official

Bodies of 17 recovered after Laos dam disaster: Thai consul official

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after flash floods caused by a dam breach in southern Laos, a Thai consular official at the scene told AFP Wednesday. A wall of [...]
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At least 27 feared dead in Burma jade mine landslide

At least 27 feared dead in Burma jade mine landslide

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, police said Wednesday, as heavy rains hampered the search for survivors. The [...]
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Rights groups critical of muted international action ahead of ‘one-sided’ Cambodian poll

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US-funded National Democratic Institute (NDI) and rights groups say they are disappointed by the muted international action ahead of a general election in Cambodia on [...]
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Vietnam jails 10 more for protests over economic zones

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A court in Vietnam on Monday jailed 10 people for terms ranging from two to 3-1/2 years after they were arrested in last month’s nationwide protests against new [...]
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Cambodia opposition says it has been ‘cut off’ in lead up to election

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

In June last year, Khoeun Virath was elected as a commune councillor in the capital of Cambodia, but months later his political party was banned and most of its leadership [...]
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Vietnam suspends information minister amid telecoms scandalstate media

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam on Monday suspended its minister of information and communications for mismanagement at a state telecoms firm, official state media Vietnam News Agency reported, amid [...]
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US college student convicted, deported from Vietnam after violent clashes with police

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

An American college student who was arrested last month for taking part in violent protests has been deported from Vietnam. William Nguyen, 32, who is of Vietnamese descent, [...]
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Exclusive: Citing lack of progress, secretary to Burma’s Rohingya panel quits

Exclusive: Citing lack of progress, secretary to Burma’s Rohingya panel quits

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis quit his post, dealing another blow to the credibility of a body meant to [...]
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Vietnam releases, deports American after more than a month in detention

23-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has convicted an American beaten and detained by police during a protest last month and expelled him from the country. But after he was held for 40 days in custody, [...]
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Interview: Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy

21-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

Cambodians must show prime minister Hun Sen that his time is up by boycotting “fake” elections this month, and Western powers need to pressure him with targeted [...]
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The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware

21-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:32 AM

Huobi Group has announced the launch of a new platform, Huobi Cloud, that will allow users to build digital asset exchanges on top of Huobi’s existing platform. [...]
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