Archive for August, 2019

Indonesia’s Astra International first-half profit falls 6pct

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

Indonesian conglomerate PT Astra International reported a 6 percent drop in first-half profit, hit by declines at its automotive and agribusiness units. Profit for the [...]
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Indonesia says British man caught in Bali with drugs, porn

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

An alleged British fugitive was arrested in Bali with pornography and drugs, Indonesian authorities said Tuesday, after UK media reported that the man was selling explicit [...]
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Indonesia cracks down on overweight male police officers to improve vigilance, ability

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of policemen in Indonesia have been put through an exercise regime as the country cracks down on overweight male police officers. Indonesia’s national police [...]
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Pregnant Indonesian IS member beaten to death in Syrian camp

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The body of a pregnant Indonesian woman who was believed to be a member of the Islamic State (IS) militant group has been found after reportedly being beaten to death at the [...]
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Indonesia says British man caught in Bali with drugs, porn

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

An alleged British fugitive was arrested in Bali with pornography and drugs, Indonesian authorities said Tuesday, after UK media reported that the man was selling explicit [...]
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Twenty-eight provinces in Indonesia under drought spell

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

An official at Indonesia’s Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs said on Tuesday that 28 of 34 provinces across the nation are facing [...]
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Indonesia, Vietnam seek middle ground to prevent more altercations at sea

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia and Vietnam have begun talks on a “provisional arrangement” to prevent any further maritime skirmishes as they try to settle their overlapping claims to [...]
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Govt initiates partnership scheme to involve private sector in transportation projects

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

To offset the limited state budget allocation for infrastructure development, the government is inviting the private sector to participate in building transportation [...]
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Malaysia Airlines appoints Foong as group chief strategy officer

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

National carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd has appointed Bryan Foong as its group chief strategy officer effective tomorrow. Foong is no newcomer to the airline and in his new [...]
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Mat Sabu: Malaysia keen to partner Turkey to develop defence industry

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

Defence minister Mohamad Sabu said today Malaysia is looking at a collaboration with Turkey to develop its defence industry. He praised Turkey, as part of the Nato alliance, [...]
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Najib says absent from Agong’s installation because seat swapped at last minute

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak asserted today that his absence from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s installation yesterday was because his seating position [...]
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Source: Putrajaya set to allow Lynas waste to remain in Malaysia

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

The federal government will likely drop its requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare earth processing waste to Australia as a precondition for its licence renewal, [...]
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PM pledges loyalty to new King, says govt committed to Malaysia’s continued prosperity

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MalayMail | 6:02 AM

Shared prosperity of the people is the basis of the commitment of the government led by Pakatan Harapan (PH) in designing programmes and policies to make Malaysia a [...]
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Grab CEO goes bald for children with cancer, raises over RM600,000

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

In a bid to support children with cancer, Grab co-founder and chief executive officer Anthony Tan recently shaved his head bald and raised a record sum for the annual [...]
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Can’t ship waste to Australia? Buy an island and dump it there, activists tell Lynas Corp

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

Lynas Corp should purchase an uninhabited island and ship out its waste there instead of building a permanent disposal facility (PDF) here, anti-Lynas lobby Save Malaysia [...]
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