Archive for October 6th, 2017

Prince Charles and wife Camilla to visit Singapore and Malaysia

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Hive Asia | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will be heading on a ten-day tour to several Asian countries to celebrate the UK’s longstanding ties and partnership [...]
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China travel ban lifted, women and son return to Malaysia

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

The saga of a Malaysian mother and her son being unable to leave China has finally come to an end. In a letter to FMT, Myra Cheng said that her sister Cheng Chau Yang and her [...]
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Only 1.2 per cent of M’sians are pledged organ donors: health ministry

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

As of August this year, 394,809 Malaysians, or 1.2 per cent of the population, are pledged organ donors. This is a very low number, said deputy Health minister Datuk Seri Dr [...]
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Malaysian stuck in China with son finally returns home, reunited with family

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian mother and her twice-abducted son, who were previously barred from leaving China, were finally allowed to return home and managed to fly back yesterday just in [...]
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Malaysia’s next election: Why Najib dithers

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

Malaysia has been in general election fever for almost a year, if not more. The power to dissolve Parliament, which will lead to a general election, lies with prime minister [...]
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Australian report on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 concludes plane will likely never be found

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

When Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lifted up from Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8, 2014, one of the strangest puzzles in modern aviation history began. Instead [...]
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Four Malaysian universities banned by Oman not notified, working to engage with embassy

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

All four local universities banned by the Higher Education Ministry of Oman due to alleged academic and administrative abuses were not informed of the ban prior to the [...]
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Malaysia: 1MDB casts a long shadow

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | euro Money | 6:00 AM

This is the third year of the drama: as the government desperately tries to untangle its controversial fund before elections are called, Malaysians are asking who’s [...]
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Burma publishes first socio-economic report for investors

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

The directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) in partnership with the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) have published a detailed [...]
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India to help Burma upgrade women’s police training centre

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India will help Myanmar in upgrading a police training centre for women and strengthen the country’s police force as a whole. The Union Cabinet, chaired by prime [...]
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Prince Charles and Camilla CANCEL visit to Burma amid Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Sun | 6:00 AM

Media reports last month said an official visit to Myanmar was being suggested for the trip and aides acknowledged it had been considered as part of the schedule. PRINCE [...]
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Rohingya Mobile Reporter Network Crumbles in Burma

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Human rights groups and Rohingya community news outlets say they are facing a crisis in gathering detailed information about the Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine, [...]
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UN: Burma violence may be ‘crimes against humanity’

UN: Burma violence may be ‘crimes against humanity’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

UN rights experts urge Myanmar to ‘vigorously prosecute cases of violence’ against Rohingya women and children. UN rights experts have warned that the violence [...]
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Burma military accused of executing dozens of fleeing Rohingya villagers

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

‘Horrors’ condemned by human rights group as witnesses claim soldiers abused, stabbed and shot dozens of people at residential compound in Rakhine state The [...]
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Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Burma

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Burma

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring [...]
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