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Dr M: Asean ‘indirectly critical’ of Suu Kyi, but she’s ‘not head of govt’

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has revealed that most Asean leaders have rebuked Aung San Suu Kyi over the Myanmar regime’s treatment of the Rohingyas, but in an indirect [...]
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Key moments in the trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Senior Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Friday were sentenced to life in prison on charges of genocide, a landmark verdict since the UN-backed tribunal [...]
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Burma holds 106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia, official says

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a [...]
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Suu Kyi must influence her govt to resolve Rohingya issues: Dr M

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

Asean has made it clear to Aung San Suu Kyi that the Myanmar government must do something to resolve the Rohingya issue and end their sufferings. Prime minister Tun Dr [...]
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Pence says South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

Pence says South China Sea doesn’t belong to any one nation

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence said on Friday the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly wherever international [...]
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Suu Kyi urged to resolve Rohingya issues

Suu Kyi urged to resolve Rohingya issues

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

Asean leaders have urged Aung San Suu Kyi to resolve issues involving the Rohingya. This was conveyed to her at the Asean leaders meeting last night. Prime minister Tun Dr [...]
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Doubts over Rohingya repatriation as official says none want to return

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Frightened and angry Rohingya refugees on Thursday forced Bangladesh to call off efforts to start sending back some of the hundreds of thousands of the stateless Muslims to [...]
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Rohingya crisis besieges Suu Kyi at Singapore summit

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Diplomatic niceties have been in short supply for Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore, where the one-time rights champion has been publicly chastised over her handling [...]
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US carriers join up in East Asia for ‘complex’ warfare drills

US carriers join up in East Asia for ‘complex’ warfare drills

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two US aircraft carriers with around 150 fighter jets are conducting “complex” warfare drills in the Philippine Sea, the US Navy said on Thursday, in a show of [...]
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Rohingya rejection ruins Bangladesh repatriation effort

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Frightened and angry Rohingya refugees on Thursday forced Bangladesh to call off efforts to start sending back some of the hundreds of thousands of the stateless Muslims to [...]
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Dr M: Asean leaders pressed Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Several leaders of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) brought up the Rakhine crisis with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi last night, including Tun Dr [...]
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Is Donald Trump’s no-show at Asia summits a sign of waning US influence in region?

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s absence from two high profile Asian summits has raised questions as to America’s right to be a leader in the region, but analysts [...]
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Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delays

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

Leaders of Southeast Asian nations have again pushed back an agreement on a pan-Asian free trade deal amid a whirlwind of diplomacy Wednesday at their annual summit. In [...]
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Pence says US committed to Indo-Pacific, not seeking control

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

America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control, US vice President Mike Pence said Thursday in comments to a [...]
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Vietnam’s top telecom bosses face arrest over loss-making TV deal

15-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam on Wednesday issued arrest warrants and placed two top telecom bosses under investigation for suspected involvement in a loss-making private TV deal, authorities [...]
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