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Acer Announces New Aspire Switch 10 2-in-1 Notebook

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Hardware Zone | 6:00 AM

Acer Malaysia today announced the availability of its new Aspire Switch 10, a 2-in-1 notebook. Along with the Aspire Switch 10, Acer also introduced a whole range of new [...]
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Isma president to be charged with sedition for ‘trespasser’ remark

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The head of a controversial Muslim rights group will be charged with sedition at the Kajang Sessions Court tomorrow in relation to remarks about the Malaysian Chinese being [...]
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Asia exporters not catching typical lift from US recovery as China transformation weighs

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

When the United States sneezes, Asia catches an economic cold, but when it recovers it’s a boon for the export-reliant region. That, at least, is how it used to be. [...]
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Malaysia rated world’s top Muslim-friendly holiday spot, says Najib – Bernama

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has been rated as the world’s top Muslim-friendly holiday destination, according to travel consultancy Crescentrating, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The prime [...]
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Sunken Malaysia boat was ‘massively overloaded’

Sunken Malaysia boat was ‘massively overloaded’

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The boat that sank off Malaysia with 97 Indonesian illegal migrants was likely carrying three times more passengers than it could safely transport, authorities said Wednesday [...]
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Robust Trade and Inflow Outlook Supports Indian Rupee Despite Firm Dollar and Crude Rally

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Indian rupee on Wednesday held near Tuesday’s 1-1/2-month low against the US dollar with no big surprise expected at the Fed meeting later in the day and investors [...]
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Hong Leong Bank Criticised for Negative Portrayal of Filipino Domestic Workers in ‘Racist’ Ad

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A commercial for Malaysia’s Hong Leong Bank has been described as “racist” due to its negative depiction of Filipino domestic workers. The commercial for an [...]
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Malaysia Searches for Survivors After Boat Sinks

Malaysia Searches for Survivors After Boat Sinks

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Five people died when an overloaded wooden passenger ship carrying 97 Indonesians back to their home country sank off the west coast of Malaysia early Wednesday, Malaysian [...]
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Malaysia searches for 26 missing after boat sinks

Malaysia searches for 26 missing after boat sinks

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian rescuers intensified a search Thursday for 26 people who remained missing after an overcrowded wooden boat carrying Indonesians home in a storm sank in choppy seas. [...]
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Immigrants paid RM1,200 to go home for Ramadan, says envoy

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The immigrants on board the ill-fated boat that sunk near Sungai Air Hitam yesterday had paid between RM1,000 and RM1,200 each to head back to Indonesia for Ramadan, [...]
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Replace MAS with another airline to rid it of unfair contracts, says Guan Eng

20-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Close down Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and set up a new national carrier, just like what Japan did in the past, to void out unfair and one-sided contracts given to private [...]
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27 missing, nine dead after boat sinks off Malaysia

27 missing, nine dead after boat sinks off Malaysia

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:01 AM

Twenty-seven people were missing on Wednesday and nine were confirmed dead after an apparently overloaded boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants headed home for Ramadan [...]
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Dozens missing after boat sinks off Malaysia

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

At least one person has died and 38 others are missing after an overloaded wooden boat carrying 97 suspected illegal Indonesian immigrants sank off Malaysia’s western [...]
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Why Don’t People Take Pilot Suicide Theory Seriously?

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

As the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 passes the 100-day mark, why so little attention to likely causes? After all, it is not every day that a plane packed with [...]
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Malaysian MH370: Inmarsat confident on crash ‘hotspot’

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The UK satellite company Inmarsat has told the BBC that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has yet to go to the area its scientists think is the plane’s [...]
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