Archive for October 3rd, 2017

Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes North Maluku, Indonesia

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck north of Halmahera, North Maluku province, Indonesia at 7.15am local time today. In a statement, the Malaysian [...]
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Trio held over deaths of two navy men in Malaysia

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Case treated as murder after post-mortems found signs of abuse and injuries on bodies Three men have been detained by police in Perak over the alleged murder of two young [...]
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Rohingya risk their lives to flee to Malaysia

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

But they have no legal rights in country and risk being arrested It was after sunset when Subahan Nurul Haq began the treacherous journey to flee his Myanmar hometown for [...]
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Prosecutors to prove accused in Jong-nam’s murder trial used ‘VX nerve’ liquid to kill him

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The trial of the two women acccused of killing North Korean Kim Jong-nam began today with prosecutors laying out evidence to show that the duo had wiped “VX [...]
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Women Accused of Killing N Korean Leader’s Half Brother Plead Not Guilty

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the trial of two women accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The judge in the trial of two women [...]
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Jong-nam trial: Evidence clearly shows accused had carried out murder, says prosecution

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In his opening statement at the murder trial of North Korean Kim Jong-nam, which has just commenced, a deputy public prosecutor said evidence clearly shows that the two women [...]
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PM: ETP has transformed Malaysia into a successful, well-diversified economy

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

THE Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) initiated in 2010 has created some 2.26 million new jobs and moved the Gross National Income up by nearly 50 per cent. prime [...]
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Trial to lift lid on Kim Jong-Nam assassination

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two women go on trial Monday accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, in an audacious assassination in Malaysia that stunned the world and sparked [...]
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Women plead not guilty to murdering N. Korea leader’s half-brother

Women plead not guilty to murdering N. Korea leader’s half-brother

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two women pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, at the start of their trial in Malaysia over the Cold War-style assassination [...]
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Is Malaysia harbouring alleged fugitive Zakir Naik?

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Malaysia cannot remain silent on the matter of Zakir Naik and continue to harbour alleged criminals who come here in the guise of religious scholars and preachers. Is it true [...]
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It begins: Kim Jong-nam murder trial commences at Shah Alam High Court

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The trial of two women charged with murdering North Korean Kim Jong-nam an incident which made international headlines begins today. Scores of local and foreign journalists [...]
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Burma approves over $4bn FDI in first half of current fiscal

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

MYANMAR has approved $4.35 billion (Bt145 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of fiscal year 2017-18 which started April 1, and hopes to [...]
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Rakhine crisis leads Europe to put off IPA ratification

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

THE inking of the investment protection agreement (IPA) between the European Union and Myanmar has been put off until an unknown date. On September 14, the Committee on [...]
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More Than 500000 Rohingya Refugees Have Fled Violence in Burma

More Than 500000 Rohingya Refugees Have Fled Violence in Burma

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nymag.com/ | 6:00 AM

The brutal purge of the Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim population that has been suppressed in Myanmar for decades, has intensified in recent days, with thousands of people [...]
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China, Vietnam seek to improve ties ahead of Apec summit

China, Vietnam seek to improve ties ahead of Apec summit

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Despite recent promises to boost trust, cooperation, relations between the two communist neighbours are still far from settled After months of tension resulting from disputes [...]
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