Archive for December 5th, 2018

Commuter, transport groups call for resignation of LTFRB’s Martin Delgra

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:10 AM

Some transport and commuter groups are dismayed by the sudden cut in jeepney fares without proper consultation from stakeholders. The minimum jeepney fare of P9.00 took [...]
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Thailand extends detention of refugee

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:10 AM

A Bangkok court has extended the Thai immigration department’s detention of Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibiwho faces deportation to Bahrainby 12 days. A refugee [...]
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Thai government Trials Blockchain in Fight Against Tax Fraud

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:10 AM

A government agency in Thailand is trialing blockchain tech as a means to track value-added tax (VAT) payments in the country. According to a report from the Bangkok Post on [...]
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Indonesia says Papua separatists suspected of killing at least 24 workers

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Security forces in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua are hunting for a separatist group suspected of killing at least 24 construction workers building a bridge [...]
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Exclusive: Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash  sources

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash sources

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Indonesia’s Lion Air is reviewing airplane purchases from Boeing Co and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 [...]
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Australian among hundreds of Papuan activists arrested in Indonesia

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

An Australian was among hundreds of pro-Papuan independence activists arrested across Indonesia at the weekend, police and rights groups said Monday (December 3). Some 233 [...]
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Indonesia probes reports dozens of workers shot dead in Papua

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

An Indonesian soldier was killed while investigating reports that more than two dozen construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, [...]
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Patriot: Hishammuddin broke law by sending troops to Yemen without Cabinet nod

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein acted unlawfully by deploying Malaysian military personnel to Yemen without express approval from the Cabinet, said a [...]
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Malaysia among countries especially prone to landslides

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:10 AM

Malaysia sits among the top 10 countries that had a high number of landslides over the past decade. According to data from the US National Aeronautics Space Administration [...]
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In ‘new Malaysia’, race continues to cast a long shadow

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Just months after a stunning election victory, Malaysia’s prime minister has had to step in to mollify the country’s majority Malay Muslims in recent weeks, [...]
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BFM’s former guests urge transparent probe over alleged sexual harassment, assault

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

A group of BFM89.9′s former guests have urged the business radio station to ensure that its investigation into a recent sexual harassment and assault complaints be [...]
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Malaysia’s October export growth seen easing to 6.2pct year-on-year

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Malaysia’s exports are expected to rise 6.2 percent in October from a year earlier, slightly slower than the previous month’s pace, a Reuters poll showed. Growth [...]
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Ahead of anti-ICERD rally, Najib holds up right to assembly

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

Malaysians have the freedom to gather and demonstrate, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today in support of a “thanksgiving” rally over the [...]
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Maszlee never said wanted to include 1MDB in History syllabus, aide clarifies

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

Education minister Maszlee Malik never said he wanted to include the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)l scandal into the Malaysian History syllabus, an aide clarified today. [...]
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FDIs spiked 250pct in 2018, says finance minister

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

Approved foreign direct investments (FDIs) rose about 250 per cent in the first nine months of the year, which Lim Guan Eng said signalled a return of investor confidence [...]
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