Archive for December 12th, 2016

Thailand’s strict royal insult law to be tested under new King

Thailand’s strict royal insult law to be tested under new King

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government has vowed to take action against international media organisations and Thai citizens who breach the country’s harsh royal [...]
» More

Chinese President Xi Jinping Sends Condolences Over Aceh Quake

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday (08/12) expressed his condolences to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and the Indonesian people over Wednesday’s [...]
» More

Panel rejects British company’s $1.3B case against Indonesia

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seattletimes | 6:00 AM

An international tribunal has ruled against a London-listed mining company seeking $1.3 billion in compensation from Indonesia’s government for terminating coal mining [...]
» More

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia’s quake-stricken Aceh

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia’s quake-stricken Aceh

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian officials said on Friday search and rescue operations were nearing an end three days after a powerful earthquake hit the northern province of Aceh, killing 100 [...]
» More

Indonesia soldier found alive 2 weeks after helicopter crash

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A missing soldier has been found alive two weeks after the helicopter he was aboard crashed in a remote area of Borneo, Indonesia’s army said Friday. The army said in [...]
» More

Two Indonesian men arrested in connection with abduction of baby girl

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Tawau police have arrested two Indonesian men to help with the investigation involving the abduction of an eight-month-old baby girl from her house in Kampung Rawa Rawa, Batu [...]
» More

Aceh quake: Umno Welfare Bureau team arrives to assess aid needed

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Umno Welfare Bureau’s special team arrived here today to obtain information on medical supplies needed, as well as other aid which can be channeled to victims of [...]
» More

$1T Earmarked for Developments on Four Malaysia Islands

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CP executive | 6:00 AM

Forest City will collaborate with 36 partners from various industries to develop the first smart and green city on four man-made islands in Malaysia. The total market value [...]
» More

Malaysia says existing Burma workers not affected by suspension

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The edgemarkets | 6:00 AM

Existing Myanmar workers in Malaysia will not be affected by the Myanmar government’s decision to temporarily stop sending new workers here, as there are no new [...]
» More

Malaysia among countries slated to attend oil production cut talks

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The star | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia has told its US and European customers it will reduce oil deliveries from January, as Russia said it was confident non-OPEC producers would fully join [...]
» More

Malaysia PM Najib Razak opens thorny debate in accusing Burma of genocide

Malaysia PM Najib Razak opens thorny debate in accusing Burma of genocide

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s stern rebuke to Myanmar for a military-led crackdown on Muslim Rohingyas was a rarity among Southeast Asian nations, who adhere [...]
» More

Najib takes online friends to check on MRT project

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Several online friends of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak together with the prime minister were among the first group of people to go on a ride on the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) [...]
» More

Najib: M’sia moving in the right direction on sustainable development

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has taken steps in the right direction to develop the expertise needed to move the country forward in sustainable development as well as to protect and preserve the [...]
» More

Malaysia to work with Philippines on kidnapping incident off Sabah waters

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will cooperate and draft out the next course of action with the Philippines to identify the kidnap victim, who went missing last night after a kidnap-for-ransom gang [...]
» More

Zahid: government to develop SMEs into global players, efforts are being intensified

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) must proactively gear themselves up to take the leap forward, further and beyond, into the international market arena, said deputy prime [...]
» More