Archive for September 9th, 2019

Blast wounds 7 people at public market in southern Philippines

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines wounded at least seven people early on Saturday, the fourth blast in that area in 13 months, the military said. [...]
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Thailand to legalise ride-hailing services by early 2020: ministry

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand has drafted guidelines to regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise the services by March 2020, the transport ministry said on Friday. Ride-sharing [...]
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Laos activist feared missing in Thailand: rights groups

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Laos activist Od Sayavong was last seen nearly two weeks ago in Bangkok, where he had been living as he sought resettlement to a third country by the UNHCR, rights groups say [...]
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Indonesia: Residents seek government support after riots

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AA | 6:02 AM

Nasriyah, six months pregnant, walked along a muddy swamp carrying Putri, her 15-month-old daughter. Her two other daughters, Riska and Ika, both teenagers, followed close [...]
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Indonesia starts restoring internet access in Papua as it detains top human rights lawyer

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has started restoring internet access in restive Papua, which has been gripped by two weeks of mass protests sparked by anger over racism and fresh calls for [...]
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Indonesia announces another nickel ore export ban

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Splash247 | 6:02 AM

This week Indonesia announced a ban, to start in the new year, on the export of nickel ore. While it will disrupt supply chains and freight demand, it is not a unique event, [...]
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South China Sea ‘likely to top agenda’ when Malaysian foreign minister visits Beijing next week

South China Sea ‘likely to top agenda’ when Malaysian foreign minister visits Beijing next week

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s foreign minister will visit China next week, Beijing said, with one observer suggesting the trip could provide a fillip for the negotiations on the creation [...]
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Pressed for undersea tunnel probe report, MACC says such info confidential while cases active

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

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and other investigative agencies may not divulge details of investigations that are active, Latheefa Koya said today. The MACC [...]
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No change in fuel prices this week

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

All retail fuel prices in Malaysia including RON97 remain the same as the current period (August 30, 2019 to September 6, 2019) for the period of September 7, 2019 to [...]
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Home minister: Special pass to be issued to some 600,000 migrants in Sabah

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

The federal and state governments have taken a step towards solving the longstanding illegal immigrant problem in Sabah by issuing a temporary Sabah pass to qualified [...]
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Kit Siang all for RCI on Malaysia’s poverty, offers names for panel

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

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today joined the chorus of calls to establish a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to address poverty in the country. The federal lawmaker said an [...]
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Merdeka vs Malaysia Day? Analysts say nothing wrong with having both

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

The ongoing debate over why Malaysia effectively celebrates two national days is predicated on a misunderstanding of their significance, according to political observers. [...]
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Dr M says HK protests prove ‘one country, two systems’ doesn’t work

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

The prolonged protests in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong shows the limits of having two different models of government within one country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. [...]
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Malaysian man pleads guilty, sentenced to 42 months jail for lying about HIV test, potentially infecting up to six victims

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

A 35-year-old, HIV-positive, Malaysian man was given a three-and-a-half-year jail term after being found guilty of two charges under the Infectious Diseases Act and three [...]
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Guan Eng: Malaysia to see sustainable economic growth in 2H19

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

The Malaysian economy is predicted to expand sustainably in the second half of the year following considerable export growth in July and a staggering 97.2 per cent increase [...]
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