Archive for February 19th, 2019

Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world’s third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency via palm

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by palm oil, to cut costly oil [...]
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Noise, smoke near Indonesia electoral debate was fireworks, police say

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police said on Sunday a suspected explosion outside the venue of a live presidential debate in the capital Jakarta was caused by fireworks. Police officials said a [...]
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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday (February 17) to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by [...]
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Bali looks to turn the tide on Indonesia’s plastic waste

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

It’s not even 07:00 and hundreds of men and women are walking up and down Bali’s western coast, grabbing all the rubbish they can find. Large excavators and [...]
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Unicorns become an unexpected symbol of Indonesia’s second presidential debate

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ACB | 6:00 AM

After a lacklustre start to Indonesia’s presidential debates last month, the second round began on a more heated note. President Joko Widodo and Opposition Leader [...]
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1MDB back in spotlight as Bill Gates endorses book on scandal

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Microsoft founder Bill Gates promoted a book on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal on United States broadcaster CNN yesterday, reportedly sending interest in the [...]
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M1 buyout bid finally goes through with Malaysia’s Axiata exiting Singapore investment

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

After months of negotiations, Axiata Group has accepted a buyout offer from the Singapore telco’s investors Keppel Corp and Singapore Press Holdings, divesting its 28.7 [...]
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KL mayor: minister to meet traders on Jalan TAR closure plans

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Federal Territories minister Khalid Abdul Samad is expected to engage with traders along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) on the government’s plans to close the road off [...]
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Return Da Ma Cai’s funds used for cops’ Istanbul trip, PAS Youth tells Putrajaya

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

PAS Youth has warned the Ministry of Finance today to return the funds sourced from number forecast agency Da Ma Cai, that was later used by the Totalisator Board to sponsor [...]
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Hadi: Muslims used by ‘enemies of Islam’, now non-Muslims running the country

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Misinformation fuelled by the “enemies of Islam” has influenced Muslims and resulted in a “dangerous” political shift in the country, Datuk Seri Abdul [...]
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Fake degrees: have Malaysia’s politicians not learnt their lesson?

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Allegations that politicians from Malaysia’s ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition faked their university degrees have raged on social media in recent days, forcing the [...]
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Malaysia keeps March crude palm oil export duty at 0pct

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Theedge Markets | 6:00 AM

Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for March at 0 percent, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website on Monday that cited the [...]
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Toddler in Malaysia dies after falling onto knife

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A two-year-old girl died after falling onto a kitchen knife, which pierced her abdomen, in her home in Kuala Kurau in the Malaysian state of Perak on Sunday (February 17). [...]
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Report: Ex-home minister unaware of sponsored police trips

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has denied any knowledge of Totalisator Board of Malaysia (TBM) sponsored trips for senior police officers when he was the home minister, a [...]
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