Archive for October, 2018

Malaysia’s Mahathir: A portrait of the premier as an old man

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

His remarks were peppered with jokes. The funniest one”I have been known as a dictator, but I don’t think any dictator would have resigned”was so good he [...]
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‘Umno will not always win for 1,000 years’, says party’s No. 2

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

Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the party could not have possibly ruled for 1,000 years, following its defeat in the 14th general election “We will [...]
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Malaysian police will soon call up Najib to assist in 1MDB investigations

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will soon call up former prime minister Najib Razak over the ongoing investigation into embattled state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad [...]
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MH370 news mapped: Is missing Malaysia flight MH370 at the bottom of the Indian ocean?

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Airlines MH370 flight was travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014 when it disappeared. Investigators concluded the aircraft had changed [...]
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United Nations must be reformed: Malaysia’s Mahathir

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

After a 15-year absence from the United Nations, Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday (Sep 28) made his return and boldly repeated his call for a reform of the [...]
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Amal Clooney calls on Burma’s Suu Kyi to pardon Reuters reporters

Amal Clooney calls on Burma’s Suu Kyi to pardon Reuters reporters

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

The families of two Reuters reporters imprisoned in Myanmar have asked for a pardon from the country’s president, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney told a press freedom [...]
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The Latest: Burma defends itself against UN report

The Latest: Burma defends itself against UN report

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

The latest on the United Nations general Assembly (all times local): 9 p.m. Myanmar is defending itself against a United Nations report released in August which accused the [...]
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Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election

Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election

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

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen warned Friday against any questioning of the legitimacy of his controversial reelection after a top UN official doubted whether the polls [...]
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Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters’ release

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

Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate [...]
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Vietnam keeps throwing people in jail for their Facebook posts

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Vietnam sent a stern warning to dissidents this week: criticise the government online and you’ll end up in jail. The government made that much clear when it jailed two [...]
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