Archive for October 28th, 2019

Philippine mayor on Duterte ‘narco’ list shot dead

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Philippine mayor tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as a “narco-politician” was ambushed while in police custody and killed Friday, police said, the latest [...] » More

Palace: No need to issue medical bulletin on Duterte’s health

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Malacanang on Friday said there is no need to issue a medical bulletin on President Rodrigo Duterte’s health after he complained of “unbearable” pain in his [...] » More

What The Ouster Of The Royal Consort May Say About Where Thailand Is Heading

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Earlier this week, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn stripped his consort of all her ranks and titles, just months after officially granting her the role. A statement [...] » More

Four hundred made redundant as tyre factory in eastern Thailand shuts down

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

The closure of a tyre canvas production plant in Rayong province, eastern Thailand, has led to four hundred workers being left unemployed. Thai PBS World reports that the SRF [...] » More

Residents fear Jakarta’s sinking problem will be sidelined with Indonesia’s capital move

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The last time people prayed at the Waladuna mosque in the Muara Baru neighbourhood of North Jakarta, seawater had flooded the veranda during high tide, drowning the footpaths [...] » More

Indonesia oil pipeline fire kills Chinese worker

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Authorities say a Chinese worker was killed in a fire at an oil pipeline in western Indonesia. West Java police chief Rudy Sufahriadi said the fire broke out Tuesday near a [...] » More

Indonesia’s report on 737 Max crash faults Boeing design, says Lion Air staff made mistakes

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Boeing, acting without adequate oversight from US regulators, failed to grasp risks in the design of cockpit software on its 737 Max airliner, sowing the seeds for a Lion Air [...] » More

Anwar asks why don who called Pakatan ‘unmitigated disaster’ was silent when country robbed

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed an academic’s conclusion that Malaysia under Pakatan Harapan (PH) was an “unmitigated disaster” for the [...] » More

Muhyiddin says PM power transition has been discussed, no fixed timeline

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

The much talked-about transfer of position from prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is something that has been discussed as it is inevitable, [...] » More

Pos Malaysia says taking steps to mitigate unavoidable rise of postage rates

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

Pos Malaysia is working to ensure its services remain affordable, amid an upcoming postal price hike due to the US’ intention to increase its rates for terminal dues. [...] » More

Review pro-China comic book ban? No requests yet, says home minister

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

The Home Ministry has yet to receive any official request to review its decision on banning the Belt and Road Initiative for Win-Winism comic book, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin [...] » More

Student body blames Pakatan after cops stop UM demo

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

The Malaysian Islamic Student Coalition (Gamis) is blaming the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for using the police to halt their demonstration in solidarity with University [...] » More

RON97 pump price nine sen cheaper from midnight tonight to November 1

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

Pump prices for RON97 fuel will be nine sen cheaper at RM2.59 a litre for the period beginning midnight tonight until November 1. A Ministry of Finance statement said RON95 [...] » More

China Construction Bank opens branch in East Malaysia’s financial hub

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

China Construction Bank (CCB) opened its first branch at the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (LIBFC) in Malaysia’s Northern Borneo state of Sabah on [...] » More

Biggest problem plaguing ‘Malaysia 2.0′? Racial and religious polarisation, forum told

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

Academics, politicians, experts and activists believe that one of the biggest problems facing Malaysia 2.0 is race and religion polarisation. Speaking at the ‘Whither [...] » More