Archive for December 19th, 2016

Malaysia, Sri Lanka keen to explore new areas of cooperation

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Sri Lanka have reaffirmed determination to take bilateral relations between the two countries to a higher level by exploring new areas of cooperation. According [...] » More

Rohingya refugees living life on the edge in Malaysia

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Every day at 5.30am, 34-year-old Abdul Rahman gets out of “bed”, which is a thin piece of cloth spread over the linoleum-covered floor of his room. He tries his [...] » More

Malaysia jails ISIS supporter for 7 years

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

A workshop manager has been jailed for seven years for attempting to go to Syria to support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group’s activities in the Middle [...] » More

MH370 kin hopeful after meeting authorities

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Lawyer Grace Subathirai Nathan, whose mother, Anne Daisy vanished with 238 other passengers on March 8, 2014, posted on Facebook the group had successful meetings with the [...] » More

M’sia seeks clarification on report China has placed military assets on disputed islands

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

Malaysia will seek clarification from China on reports that the Republic has positioned its military assets on disputed islands in the South China Sea. Defence minister Datuk [...] » More

In the South China Sea, Vietnam Stands Its Ground

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

As China tries to make nice with some of its rivals in the South China Sea, Vietnam is quietly building up its own maritime defenses. Over the past month, a series of [...] » More

Rohingya refugees living life on the edge in Malaysia

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Every day at 5.30am, 34-year-old Abdul Rahman gets out of “bed”, which is a thin piece of cloth spread over the linoleum-covered floor of his room. He tries his [...] » More

Burma-Japan joint venture eyes infrastructure investment

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

A joint venture between Myanmar’s leading heavy machinery distributor, Myanmar Kaido Co, and Japanese trading giant Mitsubishi Corp aims to capitalise on the rapid [...] » More

Floods Central and South-Central Vietnam: October – December 2016 (Update as of 16 December 2016)

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

Since 13 December, heavy rainfall (300 to 500mm) have caused severe flooding in various provinces in Central and South-Central Vietnam. The most affected provinces are Thua [...] » More

Vietnam jails two for plotting democratic revolution

Vietnam jails two for plotting democratic revolution

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A court in communist Vietnam jailed two activists for over a decade on Friday after finding them guilty of attempting to launch a democratic revolution, their lawyers said. [...] » More

China All Access Clarifies Allegations Made in Triam Report, Applies for Resumption of Trading

19-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China All Access (Holdings) Limited | 6:00 AM

HONG KONG, Dec 18, 2016 – (ACN Newswire) – China All Access (Holdings) Limited (“China All Access” or “the Company”; stock code: 633.HK) [...] » More