Archive for January 3rd, 2017

More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourist boat

More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourist boat

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Twenty three people were killed and dozens injured on Sunday after a fire ripped through a boat carrying nearly 250 people to islands north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, [...]
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Indonesia: 5 dead, 17 injured after boat catches fire in Jakarta river

Indonesia: 5 dead, 17 injured after boat catches fire in Jakarta river

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At least five people were killed and 17 others were injured after a boat caught fire along Angke river, North Jakarta on Sunday. Ferry Budiharso, a spokesman for the Thousand [...]
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Indonesian pilot fired after slurred cockpit announcement

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian pilot who stumbled through airport security and repeatedly dropped his belongings before making a slurred announcement to his 154 passengers from the cockpit [...]
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‘Future world’s richest man’ MLM in Malaysia again

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

THE multi-level marketing company started by Chinese national Zhang Jian – the self-proclaimed “future richest man in the world” – is said to be [...]
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Migrants in Malaysia: Employers start paying foreign workers’ tax

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Around six lakh Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia would be benefited as the Southeast Asian country’s government has asked employers to pay the levy of foreign workers. [...]
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Malaysia condemns Istanbul nightclub attack

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has strongly condemned the attack by a gunman at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey which claimed the lives of 39 while 69 others were injured. Wisma Putra in a [...]
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Bittersweet 2016 for human rights in Malaysia

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

In a year filled with heartaches and reminders that rights can be severely restricted, there was also cause for good cheer as Malaysians scored victories along the way. Here [...]
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Will Malaysia face a shortage of nurses by 2020?

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

IN 2005 to 2010, with the mushrooming of nursing schools in the country, concern was expressed over a glut of nurses being churned out in the healthcare sector, with as many [...]
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Malaysia: Fireworks injure 10 people at Pandamaran Sports Complex celebration			POSTED ONLINE

Malaysia: Fireworks injure 10 people at Pandamaran Sports Complex celebration POSTED ONLINE

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Port Klang faced a major accident on Sunday as 10 people suffered burns caused by fireworks during New Year’s day celebration at the Pandamaran Sports [...]
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HIV in the Philippines: Condom distribution to ‘hopefully’ start in 2017

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Outbreak News Today | 6:00 AM

Thee Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV [...]
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From Syria to Burma, many people continue to suffer from violence

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Daily Sabah | 6:00 AM

From the siege of Aleppo in Syria to the frightening percentages of children at risk in Yemen, many people faces hard living conditions in war-torn places all around the [...]
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Burma’s auto market set to take new direction

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Myanmar, long known as a used-car paradise, is undergoing a drastic change in its automobile industry as the government tries to cultivate local production by restricting [...]
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Singapore’s first baby of 2017 arrives after emergency op

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A healthy baby boy is the Republic’s first newborn of the year. Ms Syazwani Mohamed and Nor Hazwan, both 29, welcomed their first child, Hazim Syukri, at 12.26am [...]
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