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The Latest: Koreans rally for #MeToo on Women’s Day

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on International Women’s Day (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Hundreds of women have protested in Kosovo’s capital to commemorate International [...]
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Academics moot renaming South China Sea to assert Malaysian sovereignty

Academics moot renaming South China Sea to assert Malaysian sovereignty

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia should follow its neighbours’ example and unilaterally rename its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea to assert its sovereignty in the ongoing [...]
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Rohingya refugee crisis: Midwives reveal harrowing stories from pregnant Muslim women fleeing Burma violence

09-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Midwives working in refugee camps in Bangladesh have recounted the harrowing experiences of pregnant Rohingya women who fled from neighbouring Myanmar. The mothers said they [...]
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Can India ‘make China behave itself’? New Delhi bolsters defense partnership with Vietnam

08-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

As it keeps a watchful eye on its neighbour China, India is further cementing defense ties with Vietnam for the joint production and transfer of technology of homemade weapon [...]
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Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing in Burma continues’: UN

08-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

UN human rights envoy says it is ‘inconceivable’ that any Rohingya will be able to return to Myanmar in the near future. Myanmar is continuing its “ethnic [...]
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Rohingya Muslims cannot be returned to Burma as ethnic cleansing is continuing, says UN

Rohingya Muslims cannot be returned to Burma as ethnic cleansing is continuing, says UN

08-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Nature of violence has changed from ‘frenzied blood-letting and mass rape’ to ‘lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation’ Rohingya [...]
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East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

08-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

East Timor signed a treaty with Australia at the United Nations on Tuesday to end a decade-old dispute over their maritime border and potentially unlock billions of dollars [...]
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A US Aircraft Carrier Anchors Off Vietnam For The First Time Since The War

07-Mar-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam’s capital Hanoi there are lots of museums about past wars the Vietnamese have fought, including against the French but especially against the Americans. The [...]
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US carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

US carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

07-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing’s [...]
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India and Vietnam enhance nuclear cooperation

07-Mar-2018 Intellasia | World-Nuclear-News | 6:00 AM

India and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in nuclear energy. The agreement was one of three MoUs signed during [...]
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Burma’s ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya continues, says UN human rights official

07-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims is continuing, a senior UN human rights official said on Tuesday, more than six months after insurgent [...]
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Cambodia expected to follow Venezuela with plans for a national cryptocurrency

07-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Cambodia is considering the development of its own national cryptocurrency after being inspired by the launch of the Venezuelan Petro in February. The Cambodian crypto [...]
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India, Vietnam deepen ties on N-energy, trade, agriculture

06-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

India and Vietnam agreed to cooperate on nuclear energy, trade and agriculture as prime minister Narendra Modi held talks with the President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang here [...]
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Burma puts off border pact with India

06-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

India keen on signing agreement to streamline free movement along border. Myanmar has indefinitely deferred signing an agreement with India to streamline the free movement of [...]
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Cambodian prime minister turns down offer of talks from former opposition leader

06-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen on Monday turned down an offer of talks from former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to end a crisis caused by the dissolution of the main [...]
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