Archive for September 3rd, 2018

Cancer survivor inspires at Thai transgender beauty pageant

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a dressing room full of willowy glamazons applying makeup and curling their long tresses, Nanat Arpsuwan stood out with her pixie haircut at Thailand’s famed annual [...]
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Flood monitoring ad hoc centre to adjust water release plan of major dams

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

The flood monitoring ad hoc centre has announced that it will adjust the water release plans of both Vajiralongkorn and Srinagarind dams on September 4th. Samrueng [...]
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Thailand sees ‘very few’ cases of crypto-crime, but it’s rising fast

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Crypto News Review | 6:00 AM

Rates of criminal activity around cryptocurrency are not high, but are expected to rise if institutions do not respond quickly. Kuttipong Kittayarak, executive director of [...]
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Burma-Thailand highway branded ‘ecological and social disaster’

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Community and conservation groups in Myanmar have branded a planned highway linking a port project to Thailand an “ecological and social disaster”, saying it [...]
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Bali earthquake: 4.7 magnitude quake hits IndonesiaWill Indonesia quakes EVER stop?

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

THE INDONESIAN island of Lombok has been hit by a series of strong earthquakes since the end of July and another large tremor shook the island on Friday, so will the quakes [...]
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Indonesia c.bank intervenes in FX, bonds markets as rupiah near 1998 crisis levels

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s central bank stepped up currency and bond intervention on Friday to defend the rupiah,as contagion from an emerging market sell-off pushed the currencyclose [...]
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UNCTAD, Indonesia collaborate on first global creative economy conference

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Unctad | 6:00 AM

UNCTAD is cooperating with Indonesia to amplify global support and understanding of the trade and development gains of the creative economy ahead of the first World [...]
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Indonesia, Aust to lift economic ties: PM

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia and Indonesia are doing more “heavy lifting” on their economic relationship to match their close security ties, prime minister Scott Morrison says. The [...]
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Singapore has not received Malaysia’s proposals for a third link: minister

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore has not received Malaysia’s proposals for a third link via Pulau Ubin, said minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee yesterday. He was speaking [...]
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Malaysia celebrates 61st anniversary of independence

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Malaysia held a grand celebration here on Friday to mark the 61st anniversary of the country’s independence, following the historic general election which saw the [...]
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CJ probing alleged judicial interference by top judge

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Office of the Chief Justice said today that it has started internal investigations into allegations of judicial interference in two high-profile cases under the previous [...]
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Out of power, Najib celebrates Merdeka in mini gathering with supporters

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak attended a minor celebration of the 61st anniversary of the country’s independence today at the Perdana Botanical Gardens [...]
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Confirmed: Tan Kok Wai is special envoy to China

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The poser over the actual status of DAP chair Tan Kok Wai’s status as Malaysia’s special envoy to China was finally resolved, after Foreign minister Datuk [...]
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AG picks private lawyer, ex-judge to prosecute Najib, 1MDB-linked cases

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A senior private lawyer and a former judge-turned-lawyer were appointed to separately lead the prosecution of ex-prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and cases tied to the [...]
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Report: Dr M says Pakatan manifesto keeps government in check

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Pakatan Harapan (PH) is facing challenges brought about by an election manifesto that has limited its power as the government, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in [...]
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