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Bangladesh stops more Rohingya taking risky trip to Malaysia

Bangladesh stops more Rohingya taking risky trip to Malaysia

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Monday, the second group in three days prevented from leaving [...]
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Report: Cambodia to review case of 47 Malaysian held in prison

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Cambodian Justice Ministry will look into the case of 47 Malaysians detained in Banteay Meanchey provisional prison over suspicions of fraud and running an illegal [...]
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Cops block man’s bid to wed 11-year-old Rohingya in Penang

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Penang police halted a wedding ceremony between an 11-year-old Rohingya girl and a 21-year-old man in Taman Senangin, Butterworth on Wednesday. The agency acted on a report [...]
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Asian markets rise as US-China trade talks loom

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks saw gains Monday as US and Chinese officials in Beijing geared up for crunch trade talks aimed at averting fresh tariff escalations. Mainland Chinese markets [...]
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US warships again challenge Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The United States sailed two warships close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday (Sunday night, ET), a move that is bound to draw the ire of Beijing. The [...]
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Report: Delegation to meet Cambodian minister for release of 47 Malaysians

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian delegation will meet with Cambodian Justice minister Ang Vong Vathana next week to see the release of 47 Malaysians who were arrested last December, a news report [...]
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Frenchman arrested for flying drone over Burma parliament: embassy

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A French tourist has been arrested for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament in the capital Naypyidaw, the French embassy and local police confirmed Monday, under a [...]
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US shift on South China Sea ‘grey zone’ aggression signals stronger response ahead

US shift on South China Sea ‘grey zone’ aggression signals stronger response ahead

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:03 AM

The United States is expected to take more planned and pre-emptive measures in response to China’s “grey zone tactics” in the Asia-Pacific region, according to analysts [...]
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Bangladesh stops Rohingya trying to get to Malaysia

Bangladesh stops Rohingya trying to get to Malaysia

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Friday, as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living [...]
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South China Sea: Trump military adviser calls for firmer rules to stop near misses

South China Sea: Trump military adviser calls for firmer rules to stop near misses

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:32 AM

One of the US’ most senior military figures and an adviser to President Donald Trump has called for firmer rules governing naval encounters in disputed waters such as [...]
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193 Bangladeshis locked up in shop house enroute to Malaysia for jobs

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police found 193 Bangladeshis locked up in a shop house after human traffickers had lured them with the promise of getting them to Malaysia for jobs, an [...]
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Umno acting president admits hazy about 1MDB scandal

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today admitted that he did not know how to explain the issues surrounding 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), as he too did [...]
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Dutch confident Russia will agree to talks about downed flight MH17

Dutch confident Russia will agree to talks about downed flight MH17

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Dutch government said on Thursday it was “increasingly confident” that Russian officials will be willing to meet soon for private talks on who was responsible [...]
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Julau MP: 47 Malaysians believed to be human trafficking victims held in Cambodian jail

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Julau Member of Parliament Larry Sng today claimed that there are 47 Malaysians believed to be victims of a human trafficking syndicate being detained by Cambodian [...]
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Tabung Harapan’s final count: RM202m

09-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Tabung Harapan’s final count as of its closing date on January 14 is RM202,716,775.10, Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said today. The fund was launched in May last year [...]
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