Archive for October 4th, 2018

Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

“Awesome Indonesia,” a young man shouted sarcastically as a crowd of people, some pushing their arms elbow deep into a jumbled pile of sodden food and debris, [...]
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Time running out in search for survivors of Indonesia’s quake

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo made a second visit to earthquake-devastated Sulawesi island on Wednesday, saying efforts to help survivors were gearing up and he was keen [...]
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Indonesia’s Mount Soputan erupts on tsunami-hit island

Indonesia’s Mount Soputan erupts on tsunami-hit island

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Mount Soputan volcano on the quake-and tsunami-hit island of Sulawesi erupted Wednesday, spewing volcanic ash 4,000 metres into the air. The state disaster [...]
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Aid slowly is trickling to Indonesian disaster-hit areas

Aid slowly is trickling to Indonesian disaster-hit areas

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Aid was slowly making its way into areas devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck a central Indonesian island, with one neighbourhood’s residents clapping, [...]
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A Volcano Just Erupted On Indonesia’s Tsunami-Hit Island. Here’s What You Need To Know

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

October 3rd, 2018, 10:30am Jakarta Time Soputan volcano, on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island the very same that’s just been afflicted by a powerful earthquake and [...]
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Indonesia tsunami: death toll rises as volcano adds to woes

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Hopes have dimmed of finding people alive in the wreckage from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Palu in Indonesia with rescue teams struggling to reach some of the [...]
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Indonesia volcano erupts on same island as earthquake-stricken city of Palu

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A volcano on the same Indonesian island as the earthquake-stricken city of Palu has erupted, prompting authorities to warn of volcanic ash and potential lava flows. Mount [...]
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Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll nears 1,400

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll nears 1,400

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of “vast” [...]
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Gift of the givers to send 2 aid teams to Indonesia following earthquake

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | EWN | 6:00 AM

Disaster relief foundation Gift of the Givers will send the first of two teams to Indonesia on Wednesday to assist the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that claimed [...]
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Malaysia nudges Islamic banks towards sustainable finance

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s central bank issued guidelines on Wednesday to encourage Islamic banks to become more involved in socially and environmentally themed activities, aiming to [...]
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Dr M: Malaysia can regain ‘Asian Tiger’ status

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that Malaysia can regain its ‘Asian Tiger’ status following his successful meetings with foreign investors [...]
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Malaysian immigration passes, visas get security upgrades

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysian immigration passes and visas have gotten security upgrades and are now almost impossible to forge. Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the [...]
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Najib makes quiet exit after three-hour session with cops

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak left the Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigations Department (CCID) headquarters just as quietly as he arrived some three hours earlier today. Umno [...]
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PD by-election: PPBM will help Anwar campaign

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) will activate its election machinery to help Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim campaign even though the party no [...]
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International and local pilots associations hold annual Asia Pacific meet

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two airline industry powerhouses, the International Federation of Airline Pilots Association (Ifalpa) and Malaysian Airlines Pilots Association (Mapa), held their annual Asia [...]
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