Archive for July, 2019

Umno assemblymen declaring asset only to MACC is good enough, says Perak MB

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Perak Umno assemblymen’s willingness to declare the assets to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) alone is already good enough for the people, says Mentri Besar [...]
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Many victims end up as illegal immigrants in Malaysia

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:02 AM

Kannan Doreswamy, 30, and his friend Sadiyan Lakshmanan, 28, from Villupuram in Tamil Nadu, were caught by immigration officials in Bengaluru last week after they landed from [...]
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Malaysian police chief says tough to combat drugs with addicts on force

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s police are struggling to rein in drug abuse because there are many addicts on the force, the southeast Asian nation’s police chief said on Monday, with [...]
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Singapore and Malaysia can still work closely despite recent differences, says DPM Heng

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

These areas include promoting Asean to ensure the region’s peace and stability, economic development and having stronger ties between both peoples. Singapore and [...]
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Tackle drug menace now before Malaysia turns into Colombia, top cop says

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Drug abuse in Malaysia is so rampant that the country risks turning into Colombia if the problem is not tackled, Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador warned on [...]
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Dengue cases at an almost 90pct increase compared to same time last year

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

Dengue cases at an almost 90 percent increase compared to same time last year Malaysia’s Health minister Dzulkefly Ahmad is reporting that between January and July of [...]
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New tropical storm threatens China and Vietnam

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

As seasonal rains continue to pound China, a tropical storm may soon make things worse. An area of low pressure is forming over the South China Sea, with the possibility of [...]
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Cambodia buying ‘tens of thousands’ of Chinese weapons: PM

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia has purchased “tens of thousands” of weapons from China, premier Hun Sen said Monday, providing rare details of arms deals with Beijing just days after [...]
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Fighting HIV globally: Dr Adeeba to become first Asian to head International Aids Society

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

As if her huge plate of work was not enough, Prof Datuk Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman is now taking on another important task. As the president-elect of the International Aids [...]
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What is Burma offering the Rohingya to return home?

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Government delegation holds repatriation talks to convince Rohingya refugees to return to Rakhine state. It has been almost two years since more than 700,000 Rohingya fled a [...]
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Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernise the Southeast Asian country’s military [...]
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Bamboo Airways seeks to annually train 3,500 employees

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Bamboo Airways has started work on its aviation training institute in the central province of Binh Dinh, aiming to train nearly 3,500 students per year, focusing on [...]
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Education city trend to expand with deal

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese Nguyen Hoang Group (NHG) and Canadian group B+H Architects have signed a strategic partnership agreement, aiming to develop an international education city project [...]
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Ten Ren bubble tea stores close over saturated market

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

The saturation of the Vietnamese bubble tea market may be the reason behind the recent closure of dozens of Ten Ren bubble tea stores. Five-year-old cafe chain The Coffee [...]
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VEHO Press raises JPY9 million

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Funding to be spent on development, staff recruitment, and marketing in six Southeast Asian countries. Japan’s VEHO Works, which operates the first press release [...]
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