Archive for October, 2018

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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Malaysia can save RM300 billion from cancellation of HSR, other projects: Mahathir

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

Cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR), East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) and trans-Sabah gas pipeline projects can help reduce the government’s [...]
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Suspects in Internet love scams arrested in Malaysia

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

They allegedly targeted victims in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, cheating them of more than S$19 million. The suspects, aged between 29 and 60, are believed to be [...]
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Large-scale projects, net metering and solar leasing for Malaysia

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Pv-magazine.com | 6:00 AM

Minister announces new-year changes to try and drive further PV adoption in the populous southeast Asian nation. Malaysia has unveiled new measures to drive solar power after [...]
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Najib says Malaysia will not get back RM10bil from ECRL cancellation

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has refuted Finance minister Lim Guan Eng’s claim that Malaysia will get back RM10.02 billion from the cancellation of the [...]
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Death toll from landslide in Malaysia rises to 9

Death toll from landslide in Malaysia rises to 9

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

1 person still missing in landslide that hit Penang province Friday evening The death toll from a landslide in Malaysia’s Penang province has risen to nine, local media [...]
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Malaysia’s PM Mahathir describes Kashoggi’s murder as ‘terrible cruelty’

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

Prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has described the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “terrible cruelty” in the first remarks on the issue by a top [...]
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