Archive for January 15th, 2019

Indonesia’s plans to regulate ride-hailing rates threaten Grab, Go-Jek models

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, two government officials said this [...]
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Indonesia seeks to reassure HIV patients over drug supplies

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s health ministry has sought to reassure HIV patients that sufficient antiretroviral (ARV) drugs will be available for their treatment after some hospitals [...]
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Indonesian divers find crashed Lion Air jet’s second black box

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 [...]
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Indonesia high school student wins Unicef comic contest against bullying

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

Seventeen-year-old student Rizka Raisah Fatimah Ramli from Makassar, South Sulawesi, has won the Unicef and Comics Uniting Nations’ worldwide comic contest. Her [...]
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Malaysia state’s new sultan tipped to be country’s next king

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

The central Malaysian state of Pahang’s soon-to-be new sultan is tipped to become the country’s next king under a unique rotating monarchy system. The Conference [...]
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Malaysian state chooses new sultan, expected to be elected king

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

A Malaysian state announced it had a new sultan Saturday, who is expected to be elected king after the former monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian [...]
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Kit Siang: Manolan’s ‘no vote, no pay’ remark to Orang Asli chiefs wrong, but had a valid point

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

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said PKR senator Bob Manolan Mohd’s controversial remark that Orang Asli village heads in Cameron Highlands will lose their salaries if they [...]
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‘I do detect sincerity on their part’: Vivian Balakrishnan on meetings with Malaysian ministers

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

Malaysia’s Economic Affairs minister Azmin Ali and Foreign minister Saifuddin Abdullah appear to be sincere in their desire to amicably resolve their nation’s [...]
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Finance Ministry approves direct negotiation to hasten DLP textbooks’ release

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

The finance ministry said today it approved on September 18 last year a request to procure Form Three school textbooks for the Dual Language Programme (DLP) via direct [...]
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Malaysian state chooses new sultan, expected to be elected king

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

A Malaysian state announced it had a new sultan Saturday, who is expected to be elected king after the former monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian [...]
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Singapore: MB’s visit near Johor port limits ‘provocative’, but Azmin still welcome

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

Singapore’s Foreign Ministry said today it still welcomes Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to his bilateral meetings in the republic, despite a controversial move by Johor mentri [...]
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Azmin still meeting Singapore ministers, says Malaysia after Iskandar meeting called off

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

Economic Affairs minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali will proceed with meeting Singaporean ministers, Wisma Putra said today after Singapore postponed a bilateral meeting [...]
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Will BN’s Cameron Highlands candidate denounce Najib’s alleged excesses, asks Kit Siang

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

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has questioned whether Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Cameron Highlands by-election Ramli Mohd Nor is willing to denounce the corruption [...]
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Dr M: United Malaysia still a dream

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

Malaysia still has a way to go before its various races are truly and fully united, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Speaking at his department’s [...]
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News portal releases ‘no vote, no pay’ audio clip of PKR senator

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

Online news portal Malaysiakini released an audio clip after a PKR senator denied that he told Orang Asli village heads in Cameron Highlands that they will lose their [...]
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