Archive for January 3rd, 2019

New Year’s Eve landslide leaves at least 15 dead on Indonesia’s main island of Java

New Year’s Eve landslide leaves at least 15 dead on Indonesia’s main island of Java

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Rescuers have recovered six more bodies buried under tonnes of mud from a landslide that crashed onto a hilly village on Indonesia’s main island of Java, bringing the [...]
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Disasters rock Indonesia’s ’10 New Balis’ tourism push

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Picture-postcard Tanjung Lesung was a cornerstone of Indonesia’s bid to supercharge its tourism industry, boasting palm-fringed beaches, a towering volcano in the [...]
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Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Rescuers are searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain left at least nine people dead and dozens missing in western Indonesia, an official said [...]
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Issues with Malaysia will be handled ‘calmly and constructively’: PM Lee

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore will handle its disputes with Malaysia “calmly and constructively”, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (31 December). Both nations [...]
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G25: Malaysia will fail if it follows Isma’s Islamic state model

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Pro-moderation group G25 today raised alarm over right-wing Muslim group Isma’s campaign for Malaysia to be declared an Islamic state. In a statement today, the [...]
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Government contract for party leaders? Malaysians are not stupid, Syed Saddiq says

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) Armada chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has defended his stand that his party members must dispel politics of patronage by [...]
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Guan Eng: Weekly fuel price float to start within the first week of 2019

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The weekly fuel price float will be implemented within the first week of this year, Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said. The Bagan MP said the new fuel price will be announced [...]
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Happy new year? Maybe not, as Najib predicts challenging 2019

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in a new year message today, gave a scathing review of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s performance, adding that 2019 [...]
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Malaysians fire up memes after smoking ban kicks in

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

It has only been one day since the government banned smoking at restaurants and near eateries, but creative Malaysians are already on a roll sharing memes poking fun at some [...]
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Cabinet to examine PPBM VP’s demand for government jobs

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The federal Cabinet will scrutinise PPBM vice president Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman’s call for the government to provide contracts to his party’s division [...]
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Dr M: Recognising UEC just a signature away

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) is “very easy”, but Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad maintained that the federal government has to consider the [...]
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Malaysia, Singapore to meet January 8 after Putrajaya no-fly zone notice

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insight | 6:00 AM

THE foreign ministers of Malaysia and Singapore would meet on January 8 to discuss the ongoing border dispute, Singapore announced the same day it raised concerns over its [...]
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Guan Eng sees long road before Malaysia’s finances are back to health

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The government will need three more years before it can undo the devastation wrought on the country’s finances by the previous administration’s scandals and [...]
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Top 10 ‘untouchable’ Malaysians you never thought to see in the dock

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The historic defeat of Barisan Nasional (BN) in the 14th general election paved the way for some of the most exciting prosecutions in recent years. Especially when many of [...]
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This is the reason why KLIA and KLIA2 are having bad mobile coverage lately

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

If you’re travelling out from KLIA and KLIA2, you might experience poor connectivity on your smartphone and tablets. According to a report by The Star, Malaysia [...]
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