Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Malaysian senator drops proposed anti-seduction law after backlash

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Malaysian senator on Thursday apologised after proposing a sexual harassment law to protect men from being “seduced” by women into committing sexual crimes. [...] » More

Purported Pakatan power struggle will damage Malaysia, PAS leader warns

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

PAS deputy president Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man cautioned today that continued infighting within Pakatan Harapan (PH) and the perceived power struggle among its leaders [...] » More

Do Malaysian men know what sexual consent means? Survey finds 65pct don’t

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The majority of men in this country appear to believe that a woman who flirts with them or invites them to her home has consented to having sex, unless she explicitly says [...] » More

Putrajaya confirms letting Lynas treat rare-earth waste in Malaysia

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Pakatan Harapan government has removed the requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare-earth processing waste as a precondition for its licence renewal, Tun Dr [...] » More

Anwar: PKR rejects proposal for law to ‘protect’ men from seduction unto sex crimes

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

PKR distanced itself today from one of its senators’ suggestions for a law to ostensibly “protect” men from being “seduced” into committing sex [...] » More

Kit Siang urges Malaysians to heed Agong’s call for harmony

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

DAP’ Lim Kit Siang urged Malaysians today to heed Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s remarks warning against [...] » More

We’ll remember this in GE15, anti-Lynas lobby tells ‘untrustworthy’ Pakatan govt

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Opponents of Lynas Corp said today they felt betrayed by Pakatan Harapan, after the prime minister confirmed the government is removing the requirement for the firm to [...] » More

Malaysian lawmaker sorry for proposed ‘anti-seduction law’

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Malaysian lawmaker apologised Thursday after his proposal for legislation to protect men from being “seduced” by women into committing sex crimes such as rape [...] » More

Survey: One in three Malaysian men think sex ed will lead to intercourse

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A survey of Malaysian men’s views on sex education found that nearly a third of those surveyed think teaching the subject will lead to more sexual activity. The survey [...] » More

Malaysia’s manufacturing contracts slightly but firms stay bullish

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Manufacturers in Malaysia remained optimistic about the second half of 2019 notwithstanding a third straight month of declining input activities, according to Nikkei [...] » More

Repeating promise to Anwar, Dr M says will go once Malaysia is on firmer ground

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reiterated today that he will keep his promise to step aside for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim despite calls for him to serve out his full [...] » More

Gender sensitisation lessons a must, DPM says after PKR senator moots anti-seduction law

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid’s proposal for an anti-seduction law to “protect” men from committing sexual crimes against women proves the need for gender [...] » More

Vietnam will face severe power shortages from 2021ministry

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam will contend with severe power shortages from 2021 as electricity demand outpaces the construction of new power plants in the Southeast Asian country, Vietnam’s [...] » More

New Airbus A220 begins demonstration tour of Asia

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

An Airbus A220-300 aircraft will visit six Asian destinations as part of a demonstration tour from Monday to August 6. After a stopover at Seoul in South Korea, the aircraft [...] » More

Vietnam to have 10 billion-dollar tech companies by 2030

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:02 AM

The rate of enterprises applying technologies derived from the Industry 4.0 should be at least 20 percent by 2025 and 40 percent by 2030. Vietnam is expected to have at least [...] » More