Archive for November 14th, 2019

Bukit Aman: Ex-rock band drummer among two Malaysian IS fighters killed in Syria this year

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Two Malaysians with the Islamic State (IS) world terror network were killed in a Russian air strike in Syria this year, according to police intelligence reports. [...] » More

Malaysia downgrade deals another blow to flying safety in Asia

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s aviation-safety downgrade makes Asia the region with the most markets where airlines are restricted from US airspace. The US Federal Aviation Administration [...] » More

No delay: Najib’s third trial will start next Monday, this time with Arul Kanda

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The joint trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Arul Kanda Kandasamy will start as scheduled next Monday without any delay, the High Court ruled today. Former prime minister [...] » More

Malaysian aviation hits bumpy ground

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Red flags have been raised about the health of the Malaysian aviation industry nearly a year before the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) slapped us with a [...] » More

In Terengganu, PAS mulls nod for cruise ships with gambling and booze in bid for tourism boost

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The PAS government in Terengganu in considering a relaxation of its religious laws barring alcohol and gambling, specifically for cruise ships it hopes to entice to the [...] » More

Azmin: US aviation listing won’t affect Malaysia Airlines but negative perception needs correcting

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Economic Affairs minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today assured that the recent listing of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) as a Category 2 aviation [...] » More

Malaysia’s predicted salary increase for 2020 is just under 3pct and that’s already double the world average

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | BusinessInsider | 6:02 AM

Malaysians hoping for a huge salary jump next year might be in for a disappointment, as the national average salary increase is expected to be just 2.9 per cent after [...] » More

Why buy treated water from Singapore instead of doing it ourselves? PAS MP asks

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia should not still have to buy treated water from Singapore for public consumption, PAS lawmaker Awang Hashim said in the Dewan Rakyat today. The Pendang MP [...] » More

Research: Nearly nine in 10 Malaysian female business travellers have suffered harassment while travelling

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

SAP Malaysia Sdn Bhd has announced the results of a new SAP Concur survey, revealing that nearly nine in 10 Malaysian female business travellers have suffered harassment [...] » More

DAP’s Paul Yong rape trial adjourned pending application for case transfer to High Court

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Session Court here allowed an application for adjournment on the DAP assemblyman Paul Yong’s rape trial after the defence team request the case to be heard in the [...] » More

Residential property sales in Malaysia this year to be record high since 2016, says real estate agent

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The housing market in the country is expected to be at a record high by the end of this year since 2016, a real estate agent forecasted today. Raine & Horne International [...] » More

Singaporeans reminded to ensure passports are stamped correctly at Malaysian immigration

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans travelling to Malaysia over the school holidays should check that their passports are stamped correctly, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said [...] » More

Vietnam drops a legal gauntlet in South China Sea

Vietnam drops a legal gauntlet in South China Sea

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Hanoi hints it may take Beijing to The Hague to arbitrate their simmering sea disputes; China would likely reject any ruling Vietnam has signaled it may take China to [...] » More

Fear stoked by Chinese-funded port and SEZ in Burma’s Rakhine

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Aung Gyi is forced to fish covertly under the shroud of night in western Myanmar waters as China bids to transform the strategically key region into a shipping and industrial [...] » More

Cambodia opposition figure says pressure growing on Hun Sen

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and external [...] » More