Archive for January 13th, 2017

Tigerair cancels Bali flights amid ‘new requirements’ from Indonesia

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded in Bali after Indonesia said Tigerair did not have permission to operate some flights to Australia. Flights between Bali and [...]
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Malaysia sees companies raising up to $23.5 billion of capital in 2017

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

Malaysian companies are likely to raise 90-105 billion ringgit ($20.2-$23.5 billion) of capital in 2017, roughly in line with last year, the head of the Securities Commission [...]
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New Malaysian facilitator in GPH-MILF peace talks

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Malaysia have agreed on a new facilitator in the government’s peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), re-affirming the role [...]
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Why Malaysia’s Najib Razak Isn’t Going Anywhere

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Despite protests, political realities will keep the prime minister’s coalition in power through 2017 – and beyond. On November 19, tens of thousands of Malaysians [...]
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Malaysia’s opposition set to ditch PAS

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

Malaysia’s opposition alliance looks set to abandon hopes of contesting the upcoming general election with fellow opposition Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) by its side, [...]
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Reinsurance in Malaysia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | PR Newswire | 6:00 AM

Timetric’s ‘Reinsurance in Malaysia Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020′ report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the [...]
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Indonesians deported from Malaysia over Islamic State link

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The National Police’s special counterterrorism detachment, Densus 88, on Wednesday questioned eight Indonesian citizens deported by Malaysian authorities after one of [...]
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Swiss Banker Latest Conviction in Singapore’s 1MDB-Linked Cases

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Jens Sturzenegger, a former branch manager at Falcon Private Bank Ltd in Singapore, became the first foreigner convicted in the city’s probes linked to a Malaysian [...]
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Malaysia and China reach agreement on tackling crime, terrorism

Malaysia and China reach agreement on tackling crime, terrorism

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

Malaysia and China have reached an understanding in the fight against transnational crimes, including fraud carried out by syndicates from China but based in Malaysia. Deputy [...]
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Najib arrives in Kuching to pay final respects to Adenan

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

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived in Sarawak tonight to pay his last respects to the late Sarawak Chief minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem. Accompanied by his wife, [...]
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Malaysia launches 5-year Islamic fund, wealth management blueprint

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

Malaysia has launched a five-year Islamic Fund and Wealth Management Blueprint to further strengthen the country’s position as a global hub for Islamic funds by 2021. [...]
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Discontent in Malay heartland may spell trouble for PM Najib

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

The Malaysian plantation district of Sungkai has become an initial – and unlikely – battleground for an election that embattled prime minister Najib Razak is [...]
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Vietnam official visits China to ease tensions over South China Sea

Vietnam official visits China to ease tensions over South China Sea

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Communist Party chief will be in China starting Thursday (January 12) for a four-day official visit that is seen to ease the tension between the two countries [...]
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China not to sit idle if India sells missiles to Vietnam: Media

China not to sit idle if India sells missiles to Vietnam: Media

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Any moves by India to step-up military ties with Vietnam to counter China will create “disturbance” in the region and Beijing will not “sit with its arms [...]
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Abe to visit Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Japantoday | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam on a six-day trip from Thursday aimed at strengthening security cooperation amid [...]
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