Archive for September 22nd, 2018

Malaysia Charges Former prime minister Najib With Money-Laundering

Malaysia Charges Former prime minister Najib With Money-Laundering

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police have arrested the country’s ex-prime minister, Najib Razak, who is now facing at least 21 charges related to more than $620 million in state money that [...]
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Gag order bid against Najib shows prosecution ‘desperate’, says lawyer

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

The prosecution has allegedly exposed the weakness of its case against Datuk Seri Najib Razak when it asked the Sessions Court to prohibit the former prime minister from [...]
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Malaysia’s Anwar to seek return to frontline politics next month

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

Malaysia’s leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim will seek to return to frontline politics by contesting a local election to become a lawmaker next month, officials said [...]
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Guan Eng: ‘Surreal’ to work for man who jailed me twice

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

Lim Guan Eng acknowledged yesterday the gulf of enmity that had to be crossed to form a partnership with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In an interview with The Washington Post, [...]
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Kit Siang tells IGP to quit over Jho Low’s absence from Interpol site

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

DAP’s Lim Kit Siang accused the inspector-general of incompetence over Malaysian police’s inability to convince Interpol to list fugitive financier Low Taek Jho [...]
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Putrajaya says ‘yes’ to stronger Suhakam, but ‘no’ to LGBT rights

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today that the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will be strengthened by an amendment of 1999. He said he agreed [...]
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Kit Siang: Study shows Umno only had 5pct more Malay support than Pakatan in GE14

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

A preliminary study by the Australian National University (ANU) seems to suggest that Malay support for Pakatan Harapan in the 14th general election was higher than [...]
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Najib fully to blame for 1MDB scandal, Anwar insists

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

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has put the blame for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal squarely at Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s feet, amid suggestions that he may have [...]
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Malaysia closely inspecting Australian fruit imports: Health DG

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Malaysian health authorities are keeping a close watch on fruits imported from Australia, especially strawberries, as a needle contamination scare grips Down Under. Health [...]
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I will defend armed forces interest, Anwar assures Patriot

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

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today assured the National Patriots Association (Patriot) he will continue to defend the interest of the armed forces after it expressed [...]
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Vietnam’s president dies after viral illness

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

Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday [...]
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UN chief urges Burma to pardon Reuters reporters

UN chief urges Burma to pardon Reuters reporters

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

General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said he hoped that Myanmar’s government will pardon two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail after they [...]
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Vietnam, HK hold potential for stronger cooperation

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and Hong Kong (China) are in the face of big opportunities to push up investment and trade cooperation, experts said at a workshop held in HCM City on September 20. [...]
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Channel News Asia names Da Nang among five must-visit regional destinations

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Channel News Asia has announced its list of five under-the-radar destinations in the region where travellers can visit for an adventure without stressing out. Da Nang has [...]
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Workshop discusses transforming Vietnam’s digital economy in 4IR

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

A workshop on transforming Vietnam’s digital economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) took place in HCM City on September 20, discussing ways to support small- [...]
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