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India, Vietnam set to ink nuclear energy pact, boost defence ties

01-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Livemint | 6:00 AM

During Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang’s visit this week, the two sides will discuss developments in South China Sea In a move that could put China on the back foot, [...]
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EU Agrees to Prepare Sanctions on Burma generals

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

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to prepare sanctions against Myanmar generals over the killings of Rohingya Muslims and to strengthen the EU arms embargo, [...]
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Thousands of Rohingya flee ‘no man’s land’ after resettlement talks

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

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled a strip of land on the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh after the two countries met to discuss resettling them, an official and a [...]
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‘Wake up’ and stop Rohingya abuses: Nobel laureates to Suu Kyi

‘Wake up’ and stop Rohingya abuses: Nobel laureates to Suu Kyi

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Nobel Peace Prize winners Monday urged fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about violence against the Rohingya minority, warning she otherwise risks [...]
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Burma donate 300 tonnes of rice to Lankan flood victims

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Dailymirror | 6:00 AM

A ceremony to donate 300 tonnes of rice to Sri Lanka’s flood victims was held by the government and the Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF) on 24 February at Pinlekoethwe [...]
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Cambodia ruling party sweeps Senate vote in absence of opposition

Cambodia ruling party sweeps Senate vote in absence of opposition

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:00 AM

Cambodia’s ruling party swept controversial Senate elections on Sunday, early results suggest, in a vote derided as a “farce” by critics as it proceeded [...]
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Vietnam cops seize $2.5 mn heroin in China border drug bust

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Five men were arrested in Vietnam for allegedly attempting to smuggle $2.5 million worth of heroin into China after police shot at their drug-packed vehicle as they tried to [...]
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Asean airports face capacity issues under open skies policy

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Asean has progressed tremendously in liberalising its skies over the last decade, but the question is whether the region is ready for full liberalisation, said Honeywell [...]
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Cambodia’s ruling party sweeps Senate election after crackdown

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s ruling party said on Sunday it had won every seat up for election on the Senate in a ballot held after thousands of opposition lawmakers and local council [...]
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Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Rohingya population has shrunk since the military crackdown, which has been termed “ethnic cleansing” by the UN Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are [...]
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Cambodia ruling party wins ‘a lot of seats’ in contentious vote

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister of Cambodia Hun Sen has overseen a crackdown on the press, civil society and the opposition Cambodia’s ruling party performed well in controversial [...]
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India to host mega naval exercise amid China’s manoeuvring in high seas

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

India will host navies from at least 16 countries for an eight-day mega naval exercise from March 6 with an aim to expand regional cooperation and combat unlawful activities [...]
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Rohingya reflect: Six months since Burma exodus

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown [...]
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Burma refugees see no return despite repatriation pact

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Sfgate | 6:00 AM

Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. [...]
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Burma, India vow to cooperate in drug control

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

Myanmar and India have vowed to cooperate in drug control, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Sunday. The two countries made their pledge at the third [...]
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