Archive for January 21st, 2017

Malaysian drilling services firm UMW-OG to buy Icon Offshore

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

Malaysian offshore drilling services company UMW Oil & Gas Corp Bhd (UMW-OG) on Thursday said it would buy offshore support vessel provider Icon Offshore Berhad after [...]
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M’sia to allow Rohingya with UNHCR cards to work

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

Malaysia will be providing training in semi-skilled areas to about 56,000 Rohingyas who are United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders. Deputy prime [...]
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‘Regrettable’ Malaysia called for Extraordinary Session of OIC on Rohingya: Burma

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

In a statement released to Channel NewsAsia on Friday (January 20), the Myanmar government said Malaysia’s decision to call for an Extraordinary Session of the [...]
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Malaysia, military agencies deliberately withholding radar data that could help find MH370

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

KEY members of the Independent Group of international aviation and data experts who advised Australian authorities in the hunt for MH370 say crucial data that could help find [...]
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New Zealand Court Keeps Jho Low Family Fight Alive in 1MDB Case

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

A New Zealand Court has ruled that Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho’s family can change trustees holding their assets, keeping alive a fight to stop the US from seizing [...]
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Activists lose constitutional challenge to assembly charge

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

The Court of Appeal today struck out a constitutional challenge from four former student activists to set aside the charges against them for assembling in a public place. A [...]
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MH370: what’s next in hunt for missing airliner

MH370: what’s next in hunt for missing airliner

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

The official search for MH370 may have been called off but experts believe the missing airliner will one day be found, perhaps either by deep-sea miners or treasure hunters [...]
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No decision made on reward for discovery of MH370: transport ministry

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

The government has yet to make any decision on rewarding anyone who manages to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the [...]
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Malaysia PM warns Islamic extremists could exploit Rohingya crisis in Burma

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dw.com/ | 6:00 AM

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has urged Myanmar to end its “genocide” against the Muslim Rohingya minority. Addressing foreign ministers at the OIC, Najib [...]
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Malaysia PM urges Burma to end Rohingya crackdown

Malaysia PM urges Burma to end Rohingya crackdown

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

Malaysia’s prime minister Thursday urged Myanmar to end its crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority, warning that Islamist extremists may exploit the crisis. The [...]
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Rohingya crisis: Malaysia PM says Muslims must act

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

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has called on Muslim countries to lead international action over the plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. Razak made the comments [...]
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Burma, Malaysia agree over aid flotilla

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | MM Times | 6:00 AM

The flotilla spat appears to have come to an agreeable end. Myanmar has allowed a group of Malaysian organisations to send aid earmarked for Rakhine State after an official [...]
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Vietnam police halt anti-China protest over islands

Vietnam police halt anti-China protest over islands

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

Police in Vietnam’s capital stopped an anti-China protest within minutes on Thursday at a ceremony to commemorate a clash between the two countries in the South China [...]
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Japan signs agreement to give ODA five projects in Burma

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

Japan signed an agreement in Nay Pyi Taw on January 18 to provide Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Myanmar for five projects worth $824 million (Yen 93.97 million), [...]
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Trump’s Isolationism Will Allow China to Dominate Southeast Asia

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

As American influence over Southeast Asia looks likely to recede, China’s economic muscle could change the entire politics of the region. For the last few years, the [...]
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