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‘Cambodia should file a diplomatic complaint against Singapore Govt’ Criticism over PM Lee’s remarks mount

08-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Many were of the view that PM Lee’s remarks were disrespectful to the Khmer Rouge victims and those who sacrificed their lives in deposing the genocidal regime of Khmer [...]
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Vietnam jails another Facebook user over ‘anti-state’ posts

08-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the Southeast Asian [...]
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New Burma filmmakers shoot to rekindle golden years

08-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A deadly race to find hidden treasure, car chases and slick fight scenes drive the breakneck narrative of one of Myanmar’s latest blockbusters, as a new generation of [...]
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Vietnam and Cambodia object to PM Lee’s remarks on conflict against Khmer Rouge as ‘invasion’

08-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and Cambodia have raised objections to comments by Singapore’s prime minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong describing the 1978-1989 Indochina conflict as an [...]
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EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over ‘anti-state’ posts

08-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The European Union called for the immediate release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, [...]
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‘No way to stop it’: millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions [...]
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Burma, Hungary see migration as ‘greatest challenge’

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban both view migration as “one of the greatest challenges” currently [...]
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Vietnam biggest winner from first year of the US-China trade war as supply chains shift, report shows

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is the biggest winner from the shift in supply chains caused by the nearly year-long trade war between China and the United States, according to a report, as [...]
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Trump’s Huawei problem: Asia doesn’t want US to kneecap China

Trump’s Huawei problem: Asia doesn’t want US to kneecap China

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Smoking cigarettes at Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel, the site of Asia’s most prominent annual defense forum, members of China’s military found themselves [...]
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US to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region

US to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four US allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said [...]
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Erosion of nations’ sovereignty must end, US defence chief Patrick Shanahan tells Asia forum

Erosion of nations’ sovereignty must end, US defence chief Patrick Shanahan tells Asia forum

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States does not seek conflict but coercive behaviour like China’s that erodes other nations’ sovereignty must end, acting secretary of defence Patrick [...]
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Region’s airlines wait to be convinced on safety of Boeing’s crash-linked 737 Max

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

To fly, to buy, or to wait for a replacement: these are some of the options facing major Asia-Pacific airlines over Boeing’s grounded 737 Max plane. Carriers at the [...]
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Over 4 in 10 of those in Asia-Pacific feel same-sex marriage will spread across region: survey

Over 4 in 10 of those in Asia-Pacific feel same-sex marriage will spread across region: survey

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

More than four in 10 respondents in Asia-Pacific agree that legislation of same-sex marriage will inevitably spread across the region, according to a survey by the Economist [...]
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Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the [...]
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Bangladesh picks up 58 Malaysia-bound Rohingya at sea

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an [...]
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