Archive for October 24th, 2018

China shows how Thailand can solve its ‘skipped-generation’ problem

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Re: “Childcare offer attracts workers in China’s tight labour market”, Opinion, September 24, “Childcare at work offers business benefits: [...]
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Zahid says Indonesia quake was divine retribution for LGBT activities

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

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi expressed concerns about efforts needed to stem lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activities in the country, [...]
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Home-grown terror group JAD remains a threat in Indonesia despite crackdowns: Experts

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), an Indonesian home-grown terror group affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), remains a threat in the country despite recent [...]
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Indonesian Police Under Fire For Conducting ‘Virginity Tests’ On Female Recruits

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Inquisitr | 6:00 AM

Aspiring female police officers in Indonesia were subjected to “virginity tests,” what is sometimes referred to as the “two-finger test,” as part of [...]
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INDONESIA TO REVIEW CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD PROJECTS IF PRABOWO BEATS WIDODO IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Infrastructure projects Indonesia signed up to as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative are likely to be reviewed if former general Prabowo Subianto wins next [...]
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Indonesia $200m in arrears on fighter project: Korea

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

Indonesia has demanded new terms from South Korea on a joint multi billion-dollar jet fighter development project, as Seoul said on Monday (October 22) that Jakarta has not [...]
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Two Men Linked To LGBTQ Facebook Page Arrested In Indonesia

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

The suspects were charged with breaking the country’s electronic information law. Indonesian police have arrested two men who allegedly operated a Facebook account to [...]
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Pilot project to turn waste into energy in Malaysia

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

The government plans to carry out pilot projects at landfills in three states with a view to turning such facilities into waste-to-energy (WTE) plants. Deputy Housing and [...]
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PAC chief: Najib to testify over ‘missing’ RM19b GST refunds tomorrow

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be called in for the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) inquiry into the “missing” RM19.4 billion Goods and [...]
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Resetting the button for Malaysia

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

I ALWAYS feel privileged and honoured that I am a Malaysian, having this blessed land, Malaysia, to call my own, to commit my loyalty and allegiance to, and to sacrifice for. [...]
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Ahead of 1MDB reprobe, deputy PAC chief says working to make inquiry public

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

Efforts are being made to open up Parliament’s closed-door inquiry for media coverage, lawmaker Wong Kah Woh said today amid heightened interest into the Public [...]
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Fresh PAC probe on 1MDB to kick off next Monday

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

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will investigate anew the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal from October 29, its chair Datuk Seri [...]
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Malaysia Airlines plane tyre bursts during takeoff; fuselage pierced by debris

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

One of the tyres of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft burst during takeoff at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport on Sunday, forcing the flight’s cancellation. [...]
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Najib deliberately confusing Penang land issue, says Guan Eng

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is “deliberately” confused between land sold by the Penang government for revenue in contrast to land sold for [...]
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British woman accused of Malaysia murder has remand extended

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

A British woman suspected of murdering her husband on a Malaysian resort island was remanded in custody for another week Tuesday to give police time to complete their [...]
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