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Blocking Facebook would be regressive, say users

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Internet users are against any attempt to block access to Facebook in Malaysia as they consider it a step backwards in the information age. With millions of Facebook users in [...]
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Families SA workers retrieve two-year-old boy allegedly smuggled to Malaysia by parents

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A two-year-old boy allegedly smuggled out of Australia to Malaysia by his parents, who had lost custody of him, has been returned to Adelaide. The child was accompanied by [...]
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Malaysia minister to hold MH370 talks

Malaysia minister to hold MH370 talks

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

MALAYSIA’S transport minister is set to visit Australia to hold talks on the search and recovery of downed passenger plane MH370. LIOW Tiong Lai will arrive on August [...]
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Two massive vessels to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Post-Gazette. | 6:00 AM

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has entered a new phase with the Australian government selecting a Dutch consulting firm to conduct a deep-water [...]
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Off to learn: Education dept officials off to Malaysia on ‘capacity building’ trip

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:00 AM

The two Malaysia-bound ‘capacity building’ trips for officials involved with the Sindh Education Reform Programme (Serp)-II are likely to be turned into summer [...]
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Families of some Malaysian victims in MH17 crash agree to Dutch cremation

Families of some Malaysian victims in MH17 crash agree to Dutch cremation

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Several Malaysian Chinese victims on board MH17 will be cremated in the Netherlands before the ashes are flown back to Malaysia, The Star reported. The paper quotes Transport [...]
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Malaysia Airlines Disasters Prompt Revamp Redux: Southeast Asia

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s national carrier, kept afloat with billions from the government in the past six years, got yet another lifeline after two high-profile jet disasters this [...]
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Can Najib walk the talk on Asean?

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Asean celebrated its 47th birthday on August 8. But how many of us are in the know about such an important day? The first time I wrote about Asean Day was back in 2010. In [...]
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Putrajaya’s shadowy hand in the Selangor water deal

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

It does seem that all paths of “special deals” in Malaysia can eventually be traced back to Putrajaya. It was the case in the Tan Sri Tajudin Ramli out-of-court [...]
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71 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Daka Tribune | 6:00 AM

Police rescued 71 passengers, who were being trafficked to Malaysia, from Cox’s Bazar and the Bay of Bengal in the early hours of yesterday. Police also detained two [...]
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Malaysia Airline’s shares rise on takeover offer

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares of Malaysia Airline System (MAS) rose as much as 10.4 percent on Monday after state fund Khazanah Nasional [KHAZA.UL] said it will offer 27 sen for each share in the [...]
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China’s Xiaomi Reports Brisk Phone Sales In Malaysia

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Before the start of online batch sales, many Malaysian buyers eagerly logged onto the website of Xiaomi Corp, Chinese largest smartphone maker, only to leave empty-handed [...]
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Soppoa to focus on productivity, sustainability

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Borneo Post | 6:00 AM

Following the success of a workshop on Good Agricultural Practices held in Bintulu recently, Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) will continue to focus on [...]
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Crossing Causeway to Singapore may cost RM51 more due to spat

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Malaysia are engaged in a tit-for-tat over fees they charge vehicles crossing a vital link between the two nations. People like Paul Lim expect to pay the [...]
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Register all Facebook users, say dons – Bernama

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The government should consider compelling all Facebook users in the country to register their accounts with the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). [...]
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