Archive for February 19th, 2019

PAS says backing for Dr M only on Islamic agenda, not Semenyih by-election

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

PAS has denied that it signed a letter agreeing not to support Umno in the Semenyih by-election, according to a report by Sinar Harian Online. This follows after prime [...] » More

PAS backs Dr M’s leadership until GE15, says Takiyuddin

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

PAS today confirmed it has thrown its support behind the leadership of prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad until the next general election. Its secretary-general [...] » More

Dr M wants greater community development at neighbourhood level

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants Malaysians to foster greater community building, especially in new affordable housing neighbourhoods. Speaking at the launch of [...] » More

Malaysians detained in Cambodia allegedly conned by Sarawakian-led syndicate, says Sarawak welfare minister

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

A syndicate, headed by a local mastermind, is believed to have scammed the 47 Malaysians who ended up in prison in Cambodia, a Sarawak minister said. Minister of Welfare, [...] » More

Najib says he is absolved of murder by Pakatan’s inaction on police report

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the allegations by DAP that he was involved in five murders including that of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu are false [...] » More

Former MP denies involvement in Cambodia jobs syndicate

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

Former Julau MP Datuk Sng Chee Hua lodged a police report today, denying that he was involved in a syndicate that sent locals to work in Cambodia only to have them arrested [...] » More

Vietnam police seize nearly 300 kilograms of meth

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

A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of [...] » More

Large enterpriseskey role for startup businesses

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

Government policies and large enterprises both play an important role in helping startup businesses acquire capital and technology, and linking them into production chains to [...] » More

Online food ordering market in Vietnam heats up

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

In the fierce competition in the online food ordering market, worth $33 million as estimated by Euromonitor, players need to have good technology but also many delivery [...] » More

Is Vietnam Airlines ready for non-stop flights to the US?

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

Vietnam’s aviation authorities are expected to receive a CAT1 aviation certificate soon, but the readiness of domestic air carriers is still unclear. Reuters in early [...] » More

Hanoi establishes smart control centre

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Chair of the Hanoi People`s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung emphasized that in 2019, Hanoi needs a breakthrough in speeding up e-government construction. The Hanoi City [...] » More

Religious tours in demand

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Dti News | 6:00 AM

Travel companies are busy with rising demand for religious tours during springtime. “Going to the pagodas in the new year is very important and it’s a chance to [...] » More

Farmers profit from breeding crabs amid mangroves

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

The Farmers Association in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to expand the breeding of ba khia (Sesarma mederi), a mangrove crab species, in protective mangrove [...] » More

Vietnam Culture Festival on horizon

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Different aspects of local culture on display at Hanoi festival in March. The Vietnam Culture Festival is to take place from March 6 to 10 at Thang Long Imperial Citadel in [...] » More

Vinh Long vows to stay side by side with businesses

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

Leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long pledged to stay side by side with enterprises during a gathering with local businesspeople on February 15. Permanent vice [...] » More