Archive for December 29th, 2016

UM4 file suit to declare varsity violated their rights

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

Students say the University and University Colleges Act (UUCA) 1971 and Universiti Malaya rules cannot regulate activities outside university. Four Universiti Malaya (UM) [...]
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Malaysia likely to acquire land for High-Speed Rail late next year

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

Malaysia has said that it is likely to acquire land, mostly from plantation owners, for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) by the third quarter of 2017. MyHSR [...]
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Search For Answers In Missing Malaysia Flight Continues

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

This year has seen several developments in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. NPR’s Geoff Brumfiel explains the latest analysis and fresh clues about the [...]
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Penang not a transit hub for drug trafficking, says IGP

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

Inspector general of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the claim by Thai authorities that Penang is a transit hub for drug trafficking is inaccurate. “Just because [...]
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Pakatan welcomes proposal to register Rohingyas

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

DAP’s Liew Chin Tong today welcomed Syed Hamid Albar’s proposal to register Rohingya refugees in Malaysia to direct more assistance to them, adding it should be [...]
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Malaysian ‘food flotilla’ for Rohingya next month

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A “food flotilla” will depart from Malaysia for the restive Rakhine state in Myanmar next month. The flotilla is expected to deliver almost 200 tonnes of rice, [...]
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Mavcom admits can’t ground Eaglexpress outside Malaysia

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

Local charter airline Eaglexpress Air Charter Sdn Bhd can still fly outside the country even though its Air Service Permit (ASP) has been revoked, the Malaysian Aviation [...]
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Mampan to drive sustainable construction in Malaysia

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The Construction Industry Development Board’s (CIDB) has established the Sustainable Construction Excellence Centre (MAMPAN) which will drive sustainable construction [...]
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Malaysia and China playing diplomatic footsie with each other

Malaysia and China playing diplomatic footsie with each other

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Eejinsight | 6:00 AM

With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte adjusting his country’s long-standing “lean-to-one-side” policy towards the United States and trying to repair [...]
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Malaysia, a place of refuge for displaced people

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

FOR many, pictures and videos of recent events in Aleppo have opened their eyes to the horrors that refugees are running from. The same can be said for the Rohingya in [...]
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Malaysian NGOs reveal plan to send flotilla to aid Rohingyas in Burma

Malaysian NGOs reveal plan to send flotilla to aid Rohingyas in Burma

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Plans are underway for a “food flotilla” to sail from Malaysia to Myanmar’s strife-torn western Rakhine state with emergency supplies for Rohingyas. The [...]
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Malaysian NGOs to send food, medicine for Rohingya in Jan

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

A Malaysian flotilla carrying food and medical supplies will be heading to Myanmar early next month to aid the marginalised Rohingya community there. The flotilla is expected [...]
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Malay language going extinct… in South Africa

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

The changing times, globalisation and local environment are factors contributing to the extinction of the Malay language in the Malay community, especially the young [...]
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‘Disruptive’ influence from NDF on ringgit has subsided: Malaysia central bank

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

The Malaysian central bank said on Wednesday that the “disruptive influence” from the non-deliverable forward (NDF) market on the ringgit has subsided, making a [...]
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The halal brigade strikes again

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

The makers of ordinary food items like butter, sauces and chocolates have often enough courted controversy for the absence of a halal label on their products. A few months [...]
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