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Ousted and outspoken: the lady taking on The Lady in Burma

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Booted from Aung San Suu Kyi’s “chaotic and autocratic” party, one female MP is now taking on Myanmar’s national heroine in the upcoming election, [...] » More

S. Korea, Vietnam look to ease COVID-19 travel curbs

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AA | 1:23 PM

South Korea and Vietnam may soon ease COVID-19 restrictions for business travellers, local media reported on Friday. Discussions on the matter were held between [...] » More

UPS introduce flights to HCM City and Hanoi Vietnam

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Tamebay | 1:22 PM

To enable the delivery of urgent shipments from key markets UPS have revealed their Inaugural flights into HCM City and Hanoi in Vietnam. The latest destination added to the [...] » More

Burma orders Yangon stay at home from Monday

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:20 PM

Myanmar announced a stay-at-home order for its biggest city Yangon after reporting a record daily increase in new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The order in Yangon, [...] » More

Why East Asians Were Wearing Masks Long Before COVID-19

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | HuffPost Life | 6:02 AM

Growing up in South Korea, Jamie Cho knew from childhood that if she got sick, she had to put a face mask on, even if it was just a common cold. “My parents told me it [...] » More

Mongolia: locked between China and the language of identity

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

As the new school year started in Mongolia on September 1, President Khaltmaagiin Battulga appeared on national television in traditional clothing and with a group of [...] » More

US spy planes posing as airliners ‘serious threat’ in South China Sea

US spy planes posing as airliners ‘serious threat’ in South China Sea

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing has accused the US of disguising the identities of its warplanes as civilian aircraft to spy on China at least 100 times this year, describing it as a “serious [...] » More

Storm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam, moves into Laos

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central part of the country, though authorities later [...] » More

Storm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam, kills at least one person

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central parts of the country, though authorities later [...] » More

US House resolution opposes anti-Asian coronavirus rhetoric, including Trump’s ‘China virus’

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:21 AM

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on Thursday denouncing anti-Asian rhetoric related to the coronavirus pandemic, including expressions like “China [...] » More

Rohingya groups in ‘solidarity’ with Burma’s ethnic Rakhine

Rohingya groups in ‘solidarity’ with Burma’s ethnic Rakhine

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 8:58 AM

Rohingya groups around the world displayed a rare show of solidarity on Thursday with Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine, who they say are suffering “horrifically [...] » More

Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned on Thursday that the novel coronavirus is driving discrimination towards vulnerable [...] » More

Travellers snap up Asian airlines’ scenic ‘flights to nowhere’

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Qantas Airways Ltd QAN.AX said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia’s Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in [...] » More

Asia Today: Vietnam to resume international flights

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam will resume international commercial flights to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The flights, [...] » More

Vietnam resumes limited flights to Taiwan

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has resumed flights to Taiwan and several other Asian destinations following a months-long halt on international flights to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Air routes to [...] » More