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US and Vietnam should not cross S.China Sea red line with carrier visit: expert

31-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

The US and Vietnam should not cross the red line to provoke China on the South China Sea issue and China has the ability to fight any proactive moves, Chinese experts said [...]
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Democracy and peace frustrated in Burma: remembering U Ko Ni

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:00 AM

It is one year since U Ko Ni, a prominent lawyer and advocate for constitutional reform, was assassinated in Myanmar. This was one of many incidents in 2017 that indicated a [...]
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Cambodia charges foreigners with making pornographic images

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors in Cambodia have charged 10 foreigners, including five Britons, with producing pornographic images. They were arrested on Thursday after images emerged of people [...]
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Two Canadians held in Cambodia for ‘dancing pornographically’

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The aunt of one of two Canadian women detained in Cambodia for allegedly “dancing pornographically” says she is very concerned. Eden Kazoleas of Drayton Valley, [...]
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Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh praises Najib’s efforts to help Rohingya

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh on Saturday (January 27) praised Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak and his government’s efforts to help Rohingya refugees. Yeoh, who [...]
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Rohingya NGOs hope Malaysia will get Asean to discuss crisis

30-Jan-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia should urge other Asean nations to hold a conference to discuss the Rohingya crisis, said Rohingya non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya [...]
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Despite clash, Richardson says Suu Kyi remains Burma’s best hope

Despite clash, Richardson says Suu Kyi remains Burma’s best hope

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Aung San Suu Kyi remains Myanmar’s best hope for change, veteran US mediator Bill Richardson said on Friday, days after he got into a fight with the Nobel laureate and [...]
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Philippines Duterte tells Burma’s leader human rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’ amid Rohingya crisis

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, heavily criticised abroad for failing to stand up for largely stateless Rohingya Muslims, that she [...]
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Is Burma ‘whitewashing’ the Rohingya crisis?

Is Burma ‘whitewashing’ the Rohingya crisis?

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Frustration over Myanmar’s handling of the Rohingya crisis has boiled over into an argument between Aung San Suu Kyi and her former friend, now critic, Bill Richardson. [...]
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Rohingya say rights guarantees key to Burma return

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Unhcr | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh – Rohingya refugee Mohammed* says he does not want to stay in Bangladesh for long, but is clear about the guarantees that he needs before he will consider [...]
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Russia: military supplies to Burma are to strengthen defences

29-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Supplies of Russian military equipment to Myanmar are only intended to improve the Southeast Asian country’s defense capability, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on [...]
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China, Vietnam agree to ensure healthy development of ties

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China’s anti-graft chief Zhao Leji met with a delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in Beijing Thursday, with both sides agreeing to push forward the [...]
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UN official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Burma

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

It is not yet safe for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in refugee camps in Bangladesh to begin returning to Myanmar, a senior United Nations official [...]
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Korea to build $98 million logistics hub in Yangon

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea has invested $98 million to construct a logistics hub at Shwe Lin Ban Industrial Zone in Hlaing Thar Yar township, Yangon region. The move is touted to be vital [...]
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East Timor president calls new elections to break deadlock

27-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

East Timor will hold new elections after the minority government formed last year was unable to get its policy programme and budget through parliament, the country’s [...]
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