Archive for March 5th, 2019

I’m no political propaganda victim, Al Jazeera journalist tells Najib

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Award-winning Al Jazeera journalist Mary Ann Jolley has dismissed former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s claim of her being a victim of political propaganda, [...] » More

Mat Hasan credits Semenyih win to Najib’s ‘aura’

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Barisan Nasional (BN) could not have won the Semenyih by-election without Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s support, Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said today. [...] » More

MH370: New hope to find missing flight as Malaysia says it could RESUME search

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

MALAYSIA has said it could resume the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or credible [...] » More

Malaysia open to proposals to revive MH370 hunt

Malaysia open to proposals to revive MH370 hunt

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is open to restarting the hunt for Flight MH370 if firms come forward with credible leads and concrete proposals, the transport minister said Sunday, five years on [...] » More

Johor plans to stop buying treated water from Singapore, as Mahathir’s ‘emotive’ speech rubs Singapore the wrong way

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

Johor chief minister Osman Sapian said on Friday that his state plans to stop relying on Singapore’s supply of treated water and intends for the state to be [...] » More

Five years on, MH370 families still seek closure

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

To date, it has been 1,822 days since flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people on board, yet for the families of those on board, they have yet to find an answer as to what [...] » More

Malaysia’s ruling coalition loses seat in state by-election

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s ruling coalition lost a state constituency in a by-election on Saturday, in a sign of waning popularity of prime minister Mahathir Mohamad’s alliance. [...] » More

Not easy to fix 60-year-old system left by previous govt: Malaysia DPM Wan Azisah

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

It is not easy to repair a 60-year-old system left behind by Malaysia’s previous government, said deputy prime minister Wan Azisah on Sunday (March 3). The new Pakatan [...] » More

Bangladesh returns ‘lost’ Burma soldier

Bangladesh returns ‘lost’ Burma soldier

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh forces handed back on Sunday a Myanmar soldier more than two months after he strayed across the border into a jungle in the Muslim-majority nation, a senior [...] » More

Burma police seize massive haul of meth pills

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar authorities seized more than 10 million meth pills worth $13.3 million over the weekend, police said Monday, another massive haul in a country widely believed to be [...] » More

US avionics manufacturer seeks domestic suppliers

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

US-based Universal Alloy Corporation Asia Pte, Ltd, (UAC) aims to cooperate with domestic suppliers of appliances and services to develop its avionics manufacturing project [...] » More

Blue Whale gas field project to be launched in Quang Nam

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission and Chair of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group’s Member Council Tran Sy Thanh held a working session [...] » More

GVCs in reach thanks to agricultural investment

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Over the past few years, the Vietnamese agricultural sector has gradually climbed global value chains via improvements in product quality based on modern technology. However, [...] » More

Getting logistics right

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

While the world has been preoccupied with the explosive growth of China, relatively little attention has been paid in Australian business circles to another fast-growing [...] » More

Thanh Hoa launches tour to Dong Son ancient village

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Visitors to Dong Son ancient village will have a chance to learn more about the archaeology, countryside, culture, history and architeture of Vietnam. Thanh Hoa [...] » More