Archive for October 23rd, 2018

Indonesia quake death toll hits 2,113

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Westernadvocate | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province last month has reached 2113 and there’s still more than 1300 [...]
» More

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to open institute for tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia

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

Jack Ma, executive chair of China’s Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday (October 20) he plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in [...]
» More

Indonesia to auction at least eight exploration blocks

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The government is set to put at least eight exploration blocks up for auction this week, making it the third effort to push for higher oil and gas production in the country [...]
» More

Indonesia quake death toll surpasses 2000

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province last month has reached 2113 and there’s still more than 1300 [...]
» More

I saw the heartbreak after the Boxing Day tsunami. We must help Indonesia’s most recent victims

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Metro | 6:00 AM

While watching the scenes of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia a few weeks ago, I was transported back to my visit to the country 13 years ago. In [...]
» More

Indonesia to renegotiate fighter jet deal with S Korea to ease FX burden

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Daily Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is seeking “lighter” financial terms in a renegotiated project with South Korea to jointly develop a mid-level fighter jet, in a move aimed at [...]
» More

Bank Indonesia governor eyes sunnier days for rupiah

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s top envoy in Hong Kong has called on the city’s government to step up action against loan sharking syndicates that target domestic helpers, who are [...]
» More

Anwar goes jogging despite busy schedule

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

Prime minister-in-waiting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim went jogging, setting an example for his colleagues and other Malaysians in the most obese country in South-east Asia. The [...]
» More

Composition of representatives in MA63 Steering Committee decided based on needs, after thorough deliberation

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

The composition of members appointed into the Steering Committee formed to restore the rights of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) was made [...]
» More

Government defeating corruption; M’sians no longer feel oppressed: Dr M

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in the new Malaysia people are content as they no longer feel oppresed by the government. He said a major achievement of the new government was [...]
» More

Malaysia reform thrust linked to PKR’s strength

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

Malaysia is in need of a renewed, aggressive push for reform. That is if it wants to deliver on claims it is a new Malaysia after the Pakatan Harapan took over. So far, we [...]
» More

Corruption now a thing of the past in Malaysia, says Mahathir

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Corruption in Malaysia has become a thing of the past following the change in government, said prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. In an interview with television station Astro [...]
» More

No need to revamp our higher education system

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysiatoday | 6:00 AM

Many may be horrified by the title of this piece. But think about it; there is no need to revamp our higher education system, because there is a system already in place. On [...]
» More

Johor royals announce project to build homes under RM200,000 for Johoreans

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

For the average Johorean, owning a three-bedroom, two-bathroom landed house priced below RM200,000 may soon be within reach, thanks to the state royal family. Tunku Mahkota [...]
» More

Budget 2019: Can it solve some of Malaysia’s housing woes?

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

Owning a home is a priority for many Malaysians who await each year to see if the federal government will introduce measures in the Budget to make such a dream more [...]
» More