Archive for March 9th, 2019

Indonesian soldiers clash with rebels amid tensions over Papua highway

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

Three Indonesian soldiers were killed in a clash with dozens of rebels in the eastern province of Papua, the military said late on Thursday, the latest deaths amid high [...]
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Thousands surrounded by floods across Java

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

More than 22,000 families in 10 districts of Bandung, West Java, have been affected by water from the Citarum River that flooded the area on Thursday, killing one. The [...]
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Five years on, five theories about MH370′s disappearance

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, triggering the biggest hunt in aviation history. Only a few fragments of the [...]
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Chinese relatives of missing MH370 passengers seek answers

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese relatives of passengers on the ill-fated Malaysia Air Flight 370 are continuing to seek answers. Around 40 people gathered outside the Chinese foreign ministry on [...]
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Google Maps: Mysterious plane crash spotted in remote rainforestcould it be MH370?

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

GOOGLE Maps is a tool many people use for day to day directions, but the Google Earth function also highlights mysteries that might not be brought to light otherwiseas this [...]
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‘Funniest Person in the World’ is getting counter-sued for ‘stealing’ trade secrets to the tune of $10 million

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

Weeks after Malaysian comedian Harith Iskander announced on his Facebook page that he was suing the organisers of the very contest that brought him global notoriety when he [...]
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Philip Morris first Malaysian company certified for bridging gender wage gap

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

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris Malaysia (PMM) has become the first company in Malaysia to be certified by the Equal-Salary Foundation for bridging the pay gap between [...]
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Anwar declares assets of RM10.7m to MACC, including RM9.5m home

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

Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim declared his assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today, which stands at more than RM10.7 million. The PKR [...]
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China-based Vanke group opens experiential hall to foster closer Malaysia ties

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

Property developer Vanke group has launched an experience-orientated gallery to introduce itself to the Malaysian public. Dubbed the Vanke Experiential Hall (VEH), the [...]
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Comedian denies claiming Najib was his silent partner

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

Harith Iskander has rejected the Laugh Factory’s allegation that he had claimed Datuk Seri Najib Razak was a silent partner in his commercial ventures. Responding to a [...]
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Dr M says would pick China over US but only in terms of money

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he would side with China over the US if pressed, but purely in terms of the former’s economic resources. In an interview [...]
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Journalist groups form alliance, demand to be consulted in setting up of media council

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

Several journalist groups have joined hands to form the Malaysian Media Council Journalists Alliance to work together in drawing up a proposal on the setting up of a [...]
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Dr M: Population, businesses on east coast too small for ECRL

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has maintained that the construction of the China-backed East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) on the scale it was initially proposed did not [...]
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MH370: Bewilderment and disbelief five years after plane vanished

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Families push government to reopen investigation, resume search for airliner that disappeared with 239 on board. For a legion of armchair enthusiasts, the disappearance of [...]
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Malaysia’s ministry of tourism clarifies minister’s remarks about welcoming gay tourists

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is clarifying statements made by the minister after he appeared to dodge a question about the country’s policies [...]
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