Archive for November 16th, 2019

Korean presidential petition for harsher punishment against K-pop stars over rape and spreading illicit recordings

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

A petition has been initiated by the South Korean presidential office to demand K-pop artists in singer Jung Joon-young and former FT Island member Choi Jong-hun be dealt [...] » More

Not substitutes for doctors, but here’s how pharmacists can help Malaysians manage diabetes better

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

Every eight seconds, a person dies from diabetes complications somewhere in the world. In Malaysia, 3.6 million people are living with diabetes and the figure is expected to [...] » More

Despite Najib’s final bid to delay 1MDB tampering trial, Arul Kanda wants it to start Monday

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak via his lawyer today asked the High Court to postpone his trial from next Monday to January 13, but former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Arul [...] » More

Tanjung Piai will tell us if reforms will continue or not, says Kit Siang

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

The Tanjung Piai by-election is important as a guide for future policies and whether reforms should be continued, said DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang. He said those disappointed [...] » More

New economic corridor can boost investment, HSR chances, says Fitch Group unit

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

The proposed economic corridor from KL to Johor that Economic Affairs minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali disclosed could spur investments and the resumption of the KL-Singapore [...] » More

‘It’s a sin’: Cambodia’s brutal and shadowy dog meat trade

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

Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business that traumatises workers and exposes them to deadly health [...] » More

Vietnam jails music teacher for ‘undermining’ state

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

Vietnam sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for Facebook posts that allegedly undermined the one-party state, which has been accused of tightening the [...] » More

Cambodian judge ends investigation of opposition leader

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian judge has closed the investigation into treason charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha and that means he could now be brought to trial or the charges [...] » More

Vietnam jails music teacher for ‘undermining’ state

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

Vietnam sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for Facebook posts that allegedly undermined the one-party state, which has been accused of tightening the [...] » More

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor temples

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

Cambodia will ban all elephant rides at the country’s famed Angkor temple park by early next year, an official said Friday, a rare win for conservationists who have [...] » More

Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Lotus Food Group establish joint venture in Vietnam

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Japanese drugstore chain Matsumoto Kiyoshi plans to expand to Vietnam by opening a joint venture with HCM City-based Lotus Food Group, bringing Japanese nutrition supplements [...] » More

Cotton:On to open first store in Vietnam

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The first store of Cotton:On, an Australian clothing and accessories brand, will be launched in HCM City on November 15, marking an addition to the list of international [...] » More

Vietnam can help India enter larger markets: official

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Vietnam can become a gateway for Indian businesses and goods to enter other large markets, according to Do Quoc Hung, head of the Asia-Africa Market Department under the [...] » More

Hoa Binh introduces safe farm produce in Hanoi

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

A fair introducing citrus fruits and safe agricultural products from the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh kicked off at Big C Thang Long supermarket in Hanoi on [...] » More

HCM City’s metro project costs cut by $146.5 million

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

HCM City has cut unnecessary costs to lower the investment capital for its first metro line by VND3.4 trillion (US$146.5 million) to VND43.6 trillion. On the sidelines of a [...] » More