Archive for October 29th, 2018

In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules

29-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

A month after the disaster, people outside Palu have received little help and fear coming rainy season’s colder weather. When central Sulawesi was hit by a [...]
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Indonesian children at risk of trafficking after disaster

Indonesian children at risk of trafficking after disaster

29-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people remain homeless on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Many are trying to rebuild their lives. [...]
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Indonesia: Rally for moderate Islam halted over fears of violence

29-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Some 70,000 members were on their way to Yogyakarta for the rally to launch inter-faith movement to counter ‘extremism’. Organisers of an Indonesian movement to [...]
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A month on, Indonesia’s quake-tsunami hit city faces health crisis

A month on, Indonesia’s quake-tsunami hit city faces health crisis

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

Indonesia’s quake-tsunami battered city of Palu is facing a public health crisis as torrential rains threaten to spread malaria and dengue fever to the devastated [...]
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Policy changes won’t affect you, PM assures investors

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

Ahead of the Budget 2019, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has today sought to assure investors that any changes in Putrajaya’s policies would not affect their [...]
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Najib says did not verify source of RM2.6 billion ‘donation’

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed he had not verified the source of the RM2.6 billion donation banked into his personal account, taking it at face value [...]
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Kit Siang: Is Najib admitting ‘monstrous’ 1MDB ring?

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

DAP’s Lim Kit Siang has questioned today whether Datuk Seri Najib Razak is admitting to a massive ring of scandal involving the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), [...]
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Malaysia sixth-worst in global cyber-bullying ladder, survey shows

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

Malaysia jumped straight to sixth place in a survey measuring cyberbullying among 28 countries, reaching the ignoble height on its very first attempt. According to a research [...]
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PM: Najib should lodge police report if ‘international figures’ were involved in 1MDB scandal

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak should lodge a police report on the alleged involvement of international figures other than Jho Low in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. [...]
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Najib on US$27m pink diamond: ‘Middle East culture’ to give expensive presents

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

It is part of the Middle East culture to present others with “expensive” gifts, Datuk Seri Najib Razak has claimed when the topic of infamous 22-carat pink [...]
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‘Perfect storm’ sank BN in GE14, Najib concedes

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has blamed a “perfect storm” for the unprecedented defeat of Barisan Nasional (BN) in the 14th general election, including the vilification [...]
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Najib admits didn’t verify source of RM2.6b, assumed it was Saudi ‘donation’

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has admitted today that he did not verify the source of the RM2.6 billion that ended up in his bank account, which had allegedly been siphoned from [...]
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Saudis deny RM2.6b donation? I have receipts, Najib tells Saifuddin

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has refuted Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah’s claim that the Saudi government has denied any link to the so-called [...]
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Plastic waste import scrapped with immediate effect, says Zuraida

Plastic waste import scrapped with immediate effect, says Zuraida

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

The issuance of approved permits for the import of plastic waste has ceased effective today, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said. She also said in a [...]
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Former PM Najib denies wrongdoing as Malaysia deepens 1MDB probe

29-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

In exclusive interview, Najib Razak insists ‘conscience is clear’ despite facing numerous charges and $4.5bn missing. Former Prime Minister Najib Razak – [...]
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