Archive for August 12th, 2019

Accused of lying, Najib shows proof of 2017 attempted sniper attack

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak today furnished proof to support his claim of being targeted by an unidentified sniper before the 14th general election. In a Twitter post, he said he [...]
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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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Flying out of Malaysia: How does our exit tax compare against Asean neighbours?

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

The government has confirmed it will start charging a tax known as the departure levy on anyone who takes a flight out of Malaysia from September 1, but do our Asean [...]
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London teen missing in Malaysia isn’t independent and has difficulty walking

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

The parents of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a Malaysian resort a week ago said on Saturday that she wasn’t independent and had difficulty [...]
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Malaysia charges current, ex-Goldman executives over 1MDB

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

Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 current and former executives of three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries, piling further pressure on the Wall Street titan over the [...]
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Donald Trump’s ‘real threat’ of Vietnam tariffs sends ripples of anxiety through Southeast Asian nation

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

Steven Yang had been considering moving his mattress factory from China’s manufacturing heartland of Guangdong to Vietnam for some years, because despite increasing the [...]
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Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Burma landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

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

The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to at least 34, an official said Saturday, as emergency workers continued a desperate [...]
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