Archive for November 20th, 2019

Indonesia’s competition watchdog looks into nickel sector after cartel complaint

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

Indonesia’s anti-monopoly agency has begun a preliminary study of the country’s nickel smelting sector, an agency official said on Monday, after a miners’ [...]
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Indonesia to build frontier military base near South China Sea

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia is planning to fortify its borders by setting up three new Indonesian Military (TNI) bases around its northern and eastern fronts, including one in Riau Islands [...]
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PM says unsure if Malaysia ready for transition of power

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad explained today that he is not sure if Malaysians are prepared for him to step down as prime minister, even as this was suggested as among the reasons [...]
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Step in for children’s sake, Putrajaya told as seven states refuse child marriage ban

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

Putrajaya must intervene to deal with the seven states that have refused to ban child marriage in order to prevent harm against children, women’s rights group Sisters [...]
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Umno disciplinary chief says will probe reps who met with Azmin last night

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

Action may be taken against Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and 21 other Barisan Nasional (BN) lawmakers if they are found in breach of the Umno constitution, Tan Sri Apandi [...]
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Dr M to chair special federal-state council on MA63 review

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

A special council will be formed to monitor the implementation of decisions of the Special Cabinet Committee for the Review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963, a Sarawak [...]
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UK medical equipment maker Smith+Nephew opens first SE Asia plant in Penang

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

British medical equipment manufacturer, Smith+Nephew is expanding into South-east Asia and has chosen Penang for its first regional production base to support its [...]
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Dr M says knew of meeting at Azmin’s home but not what happened

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he knew of a clandestine meeting between Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and Barisan Nasional (BN) lawmakers last night but not what they [...]
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Guan Eng: TAR college and UEC issues not the main reason for Tanjung Piai defeat

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

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said the recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College’s reduced [...]
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PM’s nosebleed ends press conference prematurely

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s nose bled midway through a press conference here, causing it to end early. While taking questions from journalists at the MPOB [...]
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Malaysia: Caning of four men is a terrible warning to LGBTI people, while more await trial

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:02 AM

Four men were caned today after being convicted of ‘attempt of sexual intercourse against the order of nature’, said Amnesty International Malaysia, in signs of [...]
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365 tourists denied entry into Malaysia during airport operating system meltdown in August

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

Authorities today maintained before Parliament that the massive system collapse that hit Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) this August did not contribute to any [...]
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Minister won’t disclose ‘flying car’ test site

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

Datuk Seri Redzuan Yusof declined to say where the test run of Malaysia’s so-called “flying car” would take place this Thursday, calling it closed event by [...]
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Malaysia says palm oil industry challenged to meet green standards by 2020

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

The Malaysian palm oil industry is facing “significant challenges” in complying with a national green certification standard by next year, with over a third of [...]
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Another Malaysian in Singapore prison to hang on Friday

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

Rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has spoken against the impending execution of yet another Malaysian on death row in Singapore’s Changi prison, questioning the [...]
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