Archive for October 19th, 2019

Lawyer quits as judge for UM’s Moot competition over protest crackdown, VC’s racism

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A lawyer said he withdrew as a judge in Universiti Malaya’s 2019 Tun Suffian Moot Competition to object to the university’s response to a graduate’s protest [...] » More

Malaysia orders China map cut from ‘Abominable’ film as furore widens

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie “Abominable” which shows China’s “nine-dash line” in the [...] » More

MTUC announces Socso coverage for legit foreign workers from January 1

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Starting next year, the 2.2 million legal foreign workers in Malaysia will be fully covered under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Act 1969 for any employment-related [...] » More

Malaysian-born director James Wan makes it to 100 most powerful people in entertainment list

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Kuching-born Australian filmmaker James Wan has landed a coveted spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment 2019 list. The Aquaman [...] » More

Malaysia Airlines has bitter pill to swallow on road to recovery, says Qatar Airways CEO

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) will have to swallow some very bitter medicine in order to recover, said Qatar Airways Group chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker. He said that [...] » More

Don’t take eyes of Islamic State danger, Kit Siang warns authorities

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said Malaysia should focus on the potential return of defeated Islamic State (IS) fighters instead of being distracted with the [...] » More

Muhyiddin: Home Ministry will act against officers found in cahoots with smugglers

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Home Ministry will not hesitate to take action against law enforcement personnel found to have been facilitating smugglers along the Malaysia-Thai border in Perlis, Tan [...] » More

Malaysia working to clear hundreds of plastic waste shipments at ports: officials

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is negotiating with countries sending their plastic waste to the Southeast Asian nation to take back the trash and is waiving storage fees to clear hundreds of [...] » More

‘Asean Way’ key to solving South China Sea conflicts

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

The South China Sea (SCS) issue has been a bottleneck for Asean-China cooperation, a cause of strain in the unity of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and a reason [...] » More

Trading tyres: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia

Trading tyres: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

When night falls in the village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tyres from the West, making the air thick with acrid smoke and the soil black [...] » More

Universal Robots commits to Vietnamese market

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

US-owned Universal Robots (UR) a pioneer and market leader in collaborative robots (cobots) is keen on the Vietnamese market as the country has a growing demand for cobots as [...] » More

Conference discusses measures to boost HCM City’s dwindling exports

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

HCM City’s exports are still growing, but slowing down, and so it needs to take measures to boost them if it wants to retain its position as the country’s [...] » More

Vietnam Airlines bolsters loyalty management with Sabre Dynamic Rewards

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | DtiNews | 6:02 AM

The Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has announced that Vietnam Airlines is the first carrier in Asia-Pacific to leverage the [...] » More

Hanoi completes wiping out thrilling railway coffee shops

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

The railway, which was built in the French colonial era and runs from Dien Bien Phu street to Phung Hung street, gained notoriety among foreign tourists and locals looking [...] » More

Spain looks into further investment in Vietnam

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

2019 marks the 42nd anniversary of the establishment of Spanish and Vietnamese diplomatic relations, and the 10th anniversary of building strategic partnership in the future. [...] » More