Archive for September 4th, 2019

Indonesian police ban violent protests, separatism in Papua

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua, which had been rocked by protests for two weeks, [...]
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Indonesia expands the grid to remote islands, but what about its climate goals?

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Devex | 6:02 AM

The late afternoon sun was glaring over the remote fishing village of Kwangko in Sumbawa island. Braving the summer heat at the end of July, Anti sat outside, in front of a [...]
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Jho Low drew out wealth fund concept on kitchen whiteboard, says Najib’s ex-aide

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin told the High Court today that he was briefed about the creation of the Terengganu Investment Authority (TIA) by none other than Low Taek Jho [...]
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Bersih 2.0 condemns violence in HK pro-democracy protests

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) called upon both the protesters and the authorities to stop using violence in the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. [...]
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Malaysia, Russia look to expand defence cooperation

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Janes | 6:02 AM

Malaysia and Russia have outlined an intention to enhance defence industrial collaboration in support of defence trade. The Malaysian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the move [...]
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Kit Siang: No need to deregister Umno, party will eventually self-destruct

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Umno is on the path to ruining itself courtesy of its collaboration with PAS, DAP’s Lim Kit Siang said today amid calls for the former ruling party’s [...]
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Experts suggest flexi route to raising retirement age; employers want tax breaks

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The proposal to raise the mandatory retirement age from 60 to 65 by the Malaysian Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) was timely but should be implemented in stages, said an [...]
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Malaysia’s Mahathir begins state visit to Cambodia

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s prime minister arrived in Cambodia on Monday to strengthen ties and witness the signing of several agreements. Mahathir Mohamad will meet with Cambodian [...]
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Ex-aide: Jho Low was in Najib and Rosmah’s inner circle, knew more about family affairs than me

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho was considered a confidante of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s family and was especially close to Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the High Court was [...]
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Defending Umno, DAP man says party should not suffer for sins of its leaders

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Pakatan Harapan should prevent Umno from resorting to “dirty politics” but not ban the party over the alleged offences of its leaders, Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng said [...]
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Malaysia to study proposal to increase retirement age, minister says

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian government will study the proposal to increase the retirement age from 60 to 65, as practised in several developed countries including Singapore, Human [...]
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Minister moots more mixed seats as salve for racial politics woes

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Over half of Malaysia’s federal constituencies would be mixed seats if the Election Commission drew up boundaries impartially, Foreign minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah [...]
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Najib’s lead lawyer Shafee gets court nod to fly to Sydney, back in time for 1MDB trial

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was today granted permission to travel to Sydney, Australia for another court case amid the ongoing 1Malaysia Development [...]
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Masing: Federal govt may have taken over Bintulu Port without state assembly’s consent

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Sarawak government is studying whether Bintulu Port is among the state’s assets being administered by the federal government without the consent of its legislative [...]
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Tourism D-G: Boycott of non-Muslim products won’t hurt arrivals

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A campaign to boycott halal products made by non-Muslims will not dissuade visitors from coming to Malaysia, the director-general of the Tourism and Culture Ministry (Motac) [...]
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