Archive for April, 2019

AG appealing Penangite’s acquittal in Indonesian maid Adelina Sao’s brutal death, MP reveals

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The public prosecutor has filed an appeal against the High Court decision to free S. Ambika, the woman from Penang who was accused of abusing her 21-year-old Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia: More than 270 election staff died from fatigue

Indonesia: More than 270 election staff died from fatigue

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Election commission official says 272 workers died mostly from overwork-related illnesses days after disputed polls. Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest [...]
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Jokowi rival Sandiaga Uno extends olive branch after disputed Indonesia vote

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

One of Joko Widodo’s top political opponents said he is open to working with the Indonesian president following a disputed election this month, raising hopes for a [...]
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Indonesia’s March palm output, exports seen higher

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s palm oil output in March likely rose from a month earlier, while inventories were seen lower on the back of a pickup in exports and domestic consumption, [...]
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Nearly 300 ballot counters have died of exhaustion following the world’s biggest election

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Nearly 300 people have died following the world’s biggest-ever election, which took place this month in Indonesianot through protests or civil unrest, but exhaustion. [...]
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Najib’s RM42m trial: Spider web of money transfers involving his personal accounts

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A flurry of fund transfers involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal bank accounts were part of a complex money trail that has emerged in the former prime [...]
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For housing aid, right policy still guessing game for policymakers, report suggests

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Policymakers have yet to conduct specific assessment to identify and estimate demand for social housing, leaving them with scarce data to formulate the right intervention [...]
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There’s no rift between Dr M and Muhyiddin in PPBM, says Selangor Armada

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) Selangor Armada has rubbished claims that there is a rift between the party’s top leaders chair Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad [...]
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PM moots one-stop investment centre to cut red tape, boost trade

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Investors both domestic and foreign will have an easier time to open shop in Malaysia if Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s idea for a one-stop centre is approved. The prime [...]
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Trade minister debunks Malaysia’s distaste for China’s Belt and Road as misrepresentation

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Critics of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) had warped the Pakatan Harapan government’s request to review the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project as distaste for [...]
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Malaysia can help reduce aviation industry carbon footprint with palm oil biofuel, says Teresa Kok

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Primary Industries minister Teresa Kok said the ministry is planning to produce biofuel using palm oil for the aviation industry, in a bid to boost palm oil sales and to [...]
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Dr M: Crown prince can be changed, but PMs can only be voted out

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The thorny ties between Putrajaya and Johor surfaced in China today where prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is attending a symposium on the Belt and Road Initiative. In [...]
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Malaysian minister says China and US have ‘global responsibility’ on trade

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s top trade official on Saturday said China and the US had a “global responsibility” to consider other countries’ interests, as the [...]
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Guan Eng: government allocates RM500 million in loans for palm oil smallholders

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng today said that the government has decided to allocate RM500 million in loans for replantation of oil palm to smallholders. He said the loans [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia could explore ferry services to ease congestion at Causeway

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Today Online | 6:00 AM

Since the suspension of the high-speed rail project by the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition government in Malaysia, there have been suggestions for an alternative [...]
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