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Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, although [...]
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Dharma Dogs: Buddhist chants calm stray Burma mutts

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pumped out over speakers, Buddhist chants play for packs of stray dogs at a Yangon shelter in an unusual effort to calm them down as Myanmar struggles to control a ballooning [...]
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Beach hustle: Thousands pack popular Vietnam shore

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of daytrippers jostled for selfie space and elbowed their way to the sea at a popular north Vietnam beach over the weekend, with extra vigilant lifeguards watching [...]
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Cambodian women face surrogacy charges after Vietnam births

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Three Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam, a [...]
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Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has called on China to remove an oil exploration ship from disputed waters near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Reports in recent days have suggested a [...]
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China and Vietnam face off in South China Sea over resource rich Vanguard Reef

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, with a potential flashpoint developing between China and Vietnam, who are engaged in a weeks-long “stand-off” over the [...]
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Vietnam says preserved corpse of Ho Chi Minh in great condition

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The embalmed corpse of Vietnam’s founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, is in great condition, state media said on Friday, a month after the government recruited a team of [...]
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Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian [...]
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UN finds organised crime expanding in Southeast Asia

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Organised crime syndicates in Southeast Asia are flourishing in the illegal trafficking of drugs, wildlife, counterfeit goods and people, a UN report said Thursday. The [...]
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Southwest Airlines again pushes back 737 MAX return date

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Southwest Airlines on Thursday again pushed back its target date for returning the Boeing 737 MAX to service, citing uncertainty about when regulators will permit the jet to [...]
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Immigration Dept busts fake Vietnamese work permit syndicate

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Immigration Department has busted an immigration stamp falsification syndicate in Kuala Lumpur with the arrest of five people. Its director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee [...]
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Burma marks anniversary of killing of founding father

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s civilian and military leaders have jointly commemorated the anniversary of the assassination of the country’s independence hero, who was gunned down 72 [...]
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US ban on Burma army chief not enough, says UN

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A US travel ban on Myanmar’s army chief and three other top officers for their role in orchestrating a crackdown against Rohingya Muslims does not go far enough, a UN [...]
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Rohingya activist says US ban on Burma generals a first step

Rohingya activist says US ban on Burma generals a first step

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A formerly imprisoned Rohingya activist said Wednesday that a US ban on Myanmar’s top generals was a welcome first step but urged more action to support the [...]
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Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia’s Rubbish Cafe

19-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way [...]
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