Archive for August 12th, 2019

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month

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

Indonesia’s transport safety agency (KNKT) will publish a final report in September into last year’s crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max after obtaining feedback [...]
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Indonesia ready for greater cooperation with Singapore across industries: President Joko Widodo

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo said he wants to deepen ties and increase cooperation across sectors with Singaporehis country’s biggest investorin an exclusive [...]
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Indonesia minister proposes dairy tariffs to fight EU biodiesel duties

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

Indonesia’s trade minister on Friday said he has asked dairy product importers to find new sources of supply other than from countries in the European Union, as [...]
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Better times ahead in Malaysia-Indonesia ties after Jokowi’s KL visit, say pundits

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

Geopolitical observers see warmer ties between Malaysia and Indonesia leading to regional stability, after a decade of frosty relations over the treatment of migrant workers [...]
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Missing Irish teen was looking forward to holiday in Malaysia: Family

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:02 AM

The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, the 15-year-old Franco-Irish teenager who went missing from The Dusun Resort, here since Sunday, said she was extremely excited about the [...]
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Better times ahead in Malaysia-Indonesia ties after Jokowi’s KL visit, say pundits

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

Geopolitical observers see warmer ties between Malaysia and Indonesia leading to regional stability, after a decade of frosty relations over the treatment of migrant workers [...]
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Report: Alibaba Group president among 17 under 1MDB criminal charges

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

Michael Evans, the current president of Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, has been named by Putrajaya in a new filing of criminal charges over the 1Malaysia [...]
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UN to assess Malaysia’s real poverty level amid questions over official index

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

The United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights will undertake a 10-day fact-finding mission to Malaysia later this month, amid doubts over [...]
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Guan Eng orders finance ministry probe into delayed salaries, EPF payments for Bernama staff

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

The finance ministry (MoF) is investigating claims of disrupted payments for staff of national news agency Bernama. Its minister Lim Guan Eng was responding to claims from [...]
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SRC trial: Prosecution retracts asking Najib to apologise over Facebook comments

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

The prosecution today withdrew their formal application that had sought for the High Court to direct Datuk Seri Najib Razak to apologise for posting comments on Facebook page [...]
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Report: Zakir Naik praises Dr M before 30,000 crowd in Kelantan

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

Controversial Mumbai-born Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik extolled Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s courage before a crowd of tens of thousands during a public lecture in [...]
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London teen missing in Malaysia isn’t independent: parents

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The parents of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a Malaysian resort a week ago said Saturday that she wasn’t independent and had difficulty [...]
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Malaysia rides on Japanese technology to roll out next national car

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Just two years after Malaysia sold China a 49.9 per cent stake in its national car, Proton, the government on Friday announced a third national car project, with observers [...]
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Malaysia PM says cannot force rare earths firm Lynas to leave country

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

Malaysia cannot force rare earths miner Lynas Corp to leave despite opposition from some people who fear the risk of radioactivity from waste at the firm’s processing [...]
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Hundreds pray in Malaysia for missing Franco-Irish teen

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

Hundreds of Muslims held a special prayer session Friday for a Franco-Irish teen who went missing from a Malaysian resort, as a massive search team scoured the jungle for a [...]
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