Archive for October 31st, 2018

Lion Air plane crash off Indonesia: Hope fades for survivors after jet plunges into sea

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

A Lion Air plane carrying 189 people crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Monday. Officials said they weren’t expecting to [...]
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More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

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

Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had [...]
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Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

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

Lion Air, the airline whose plane crashed early Monday while travelling from Jakarta to an island off Indonesia’s Sumatra with 189 people on board, is a fast-growing [...]
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Lion Air crash: Divers and underwater robots deployed after 189 killed in Indonesia plane disaster

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

World leaders and the Pope sent their condolences to bereaved families in Indonesia after a passenger plane plunged into the sea off Indonesia soon after take-off, killing [...]
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Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

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

Rescuers in inflatable boats retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea on Monday after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an [...]
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DAP MP claims auditor-general’s 1MDB report was tampered with

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

Public Accounts Committee deputy chairperson Wong Kah Woh today alleged in Dewan Rakyat that the 2016 Auditor-General’s Department’s report on 1Malaysia [...]
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Australian mining plant in Malaysia faces radioactive waste inquiry

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

As China, the world’s largest producer of rare earth metals, scales back its export operations, the future of Australia’s industry is under a cloud. The Chinese [...]
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Reformation entails complete overhaul of existing system: Anwar

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

Pakatan Harapan’s call for reformation of the administration following the 14th general Election must go beyond mere patching up of a current system that was based on [...]
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China to impose anti-dumping duties on chemical compound from Malaysia

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

China will collect anti-dumping duties for five years on a chemical compound ethanolamines imported from the US, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Thailand. Bloomberg reported [...]
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No plans to criminalise marital rape, deputy law minister says

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

The government does not currently plan to amend the law to criminalise rape of one’s spouse, Mohamed Hanipa Maidin said in Parliament today. The deputy minister in the [...]
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Ambrin: Nobody tampered with my 1MDB audit report

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

Former auditor general Tan Sri Ambrin Buang rejected today a lawmaker’s claim in Parliament that there was manipulation of his 2016 report on 1Malaysia Development [...]
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Anwar urges PKR leaders to be impartial when dealing with election discrepancies

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said party leaders must be impartial in dealing with alleged irregularities during the ongoing party elections. Anwar, who is [...]
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Plastic waste now up for auction in Selangor

Plastic waste now up for auction in Selangor

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

Selangor will be holding a plastic waste auction starting next month, in an innovative way to deal with the illegal recycling factories mushrooming within its borders. Malay [...]
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LGBT already have it bad without the added hate, ‘ex-transgender’ tells Malaysians

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

Society’s stigmatised views of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals only serves to worsen the discrimination facing the community, said a [...]
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Malaysia is auctioning this $250 million luxury yacht

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia started an auction of financier Low Taek Jho’s $250 million (R3.6 billion) luxury yacht that investigators allege was bought with funds embezzled from [...]
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