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Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

While the leaders of North Korea and the United States debate banishing nuclear bombs from the Korean peninsula, the host of their summit this week, Vietnam, long almost [...]
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Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Burma court

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance. [...]
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6 Burma nationals claiming to be grave diggers caught by ICA officers at Choa Chu Kang cemetery

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Six male Myanmar nationals have been arrested for immigration-related offences after they were found staying at a Choa Chu Kang cemetery during an Immigration & [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries ‘negative’ focus

Burma’s Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries ‘negative’ focus

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on Friday, saying the world had “focused narrowly on negative [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi courts investment for strife-torn Rakhine state

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi touted Rakhine state’s “untapped” economic potential to investors Friday, but glossed over violence that has scorched the [...]
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Germany aims to reset ties with Vietnam after kidnapping case

Germany aims to reset ties with Vietnam after kidnapping case

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

German Foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday he would use a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart to discuss resetting ties between the two countries after past [...]
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Vietnam, site of next Trump-Kim summit, model for growth

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam, the location of President Donald Trump’s next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has come a long way since the US abandoned its war against [...]
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Nine countries at UN seek to override China to raise Burma

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States, France, Britain and six other countries on the UN Security Council have called for a meeting on Myanmar that is expected to face opposition from China, [...]
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Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the color of the president of the United [...]
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Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit with free Trump-Kim haircuts

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For those who like to push the cutting edge of style, two of the world’s most talked-about haircuts are now available for free, in Vietnam. In honor of an upcoming [...]
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Ruthless meth networks get ill-prepared Burma hooked

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mobs of stick-wielding church-goers in Myanmar’s northeast used to descend on dealers and addicts in a desperate effort to save their communities from a meth-induced [...]
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Former MP denies involvement in Cambodia jobs syndicate

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Former Julau MP Datuk Sng Chee Hua lodged a police report today, denying that he was involved in a syndicate that sent locals to work in Cambodia only to have them arrested [...]
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Vietnam police seize nearly 300 kilograms of meth

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of [...]
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Vietnam police seize nearly 300 kilograms of meth

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of [...]
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Former MP denies involvement in Cambodia jobs syndicate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Former Julau MP Datuk Sng Chee Hua lodged a police report today, denying that he was involved in a syndicate that sent locals to work in Cambodia only to have them arrested [...]
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