Archive for December 13th, 2016

Indonesian police arrest four in a failed bomb plot

Indonesian police arrest four in a failed bomb plot

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four suspected Islamic militants were arrested and a bomb safely detonated on the outskirts of Jakarta on Saturday, police said, adding that it looked likely the group was [...] » More

Samsung, Maybank introduce Samsung Pay in Malaysia

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Borneo Post | 6:00 AM

Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Maybank jointly announced the introduction of Samsung Pay in Malaysia beginning with an open beta service in Malaysia exclusively for Maybank [...] » More

Malaysia welcomes Burma’s worker ban, says DPM

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Malaysia welcomes the decision by the Myanmar government to stop sending its citizens to work in Malaysia. [...] » More

KL-SG HSR project to have robust governance structure

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

The government is committed to ensuring that fiscal management of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project, will have a robust governance structure for [...] » More

Malaysia vows stringent processes for HSR project

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Malaysia pledged yesterday that the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High-Speed Rail (HSR) link project will have stringent processes to ensure transparency, after calls by the [...] » More

Malaysia aims to leap forward in smart home technology

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Readwrite | 6:00 AM

City and Huawei have recently combined forces to speed up the development of more advanced smart homes that can track and manage appliances, lights, air conditioners and [...] » More

No Malaysians injured in double Istanbul bombings

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

No Malaysians were affected by the double bombings outside Besiktas Football Stadium in Istanbul, yesterday. The Foreign Ministry said the Malaysian government strongly [...] » More

Malaysia police kill key Abu Sayyaf militant in shootout

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian security forces have killed a key member of a Philippine Islamist militant group in a shootout in waters off Sabah in Borneo, the Philippine military said Saturday. [...] » More

On Madagascar beaches, families search for MH370 clues

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It was a heartfelt journey before Christmas, a search for clues about loved ones who disappeared in a still unsolved mystery. The mission was a long shot, at best. But for [...] » More

Malaysia: Do the Umno grassroots believe that corruption is non-existent?

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

UMNO (United Malays National Organisation), the political party that leads the government in Malaysia, has in the recent years been facing numerous accusations and [...] » More

Najib pens heartfelt tribute to outgoing Agong

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

The Malaysian constitutional monarchy system is the “perfect choice” for a multiracial country like Malaysia, said prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In his [...] » More

Ditch ‘Malaysian Malaysia’ if serious about Orang Asli rights, Perkasa Youth tells DAP

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The youth wing of Malay rights group Perkasa challenged DAP today to stop championing a “Malaysian Malaysia” to prove it is serious about Orang Asli rights. [...] » More

Explore Malaysia through virtual reality

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Star2 | 6:00 AM

A global campaign to showcase experiences close to St Giles Hotels through virtual reality (VR) has been launched. Guests and personalities will bring viewers on a journey [...] » More

Kuala Lumpur: Fleeing robbers leave behind pistol in luxury watch store

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

“The Devil takes a hand in what is done is haste.” This is exactly what happened to the two robbers who robbed an outlet, selling used luxury watches, at a [...] » More

Korea temporarily bans movement of poultry to fight bird flu

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

South Korea’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will issue a temporary nationwide ban on the transportation of poultry to contain the spread of bird flu, with 43 [...] » More