Archive for December, 2020

Bukit Aman: Fraud syndicates harvesting information from govt portals of MyEG, JPJ and EC

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:54 AM

Telecommunication fraud syndicates are using the portals of MyEG Services Bhd (MyEG), Road Transport Department and Election Commission to obtain more in-depth information [...] » More

Azmin Ali’s lawyer: Gombak voters’ lawsuit yet to be personally served to him; no efforts to do so at his home, office or ministry

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:52 AM

Gombak MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has yet to personally receive court papers to notify him of a lawsuit filed against him by 10 constituents, his lawyer said today. [...] » More

Sarawak government taking serious steps to curb meat smuggling, says state asst minister

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:47 AM

The Sarawak government is taking seriously the issue of smuggled meat in the country and has taken the necessary steps to check its entry into the state, said Assistant [...] » More

Eight new Covid-19 clusters detected today, including one affecting five Johor districts

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:44 AM

The health ministry has identified eight new Covid-19 clusters today, including one in Johor involving five districts as the state went up the list of most new cases. The [...] » More

Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia records 1,870 new Covid-19 cases today; Johor now top with 607

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:42 AM

The Ministry of Health said today it has recorded 1,870 new Covid-19 infections, with Johor topping the list at 607, bringing the total number of infections in Malaysia to [...] » More

Explainer: Indonesia’s banned Islamic group has seen its influence rising

Explainer: Indonesia’s banned Islamic group has seen its influence rising

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:36 AM

Indonesia on Wednesday banned the hardline religious group the Islamic Defender’s Front, raising the prospect of rising political tension in the world’s largest [...] » More

Looking back on 2020, Timeless Investment overcame tough times and emerged to expand the Family Office despite difficulties faced

Looking back on 2020, Timeless Investment overcame tough times and emerged to expand the Family Office despite difficulties faced

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:34 AM

HONG KONG, Dec. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global start of 2020 is quite turbulent, trade frictions continue, globalization encounters a [...] » More

Indonesia in $9.8 billion electric vehicle battery deal with Korea’s LG

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:33 AM

Indonesia said Wednesday it had signed a $9.8 billion electric vehicle battery deal with South Korea’s LG as it moves to become a global production hub for the green [...] » More

Wuhan virus cases may be 10 times higher than reported: China health study

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:31 AM

The number of coronavirus cases in the Chinese city where the pathogen was first detected may have been 10 times higher than official figures suggest, according to a study by [...] » More

Above Creative Events (ACE) Broke the Malaysia Book of Records While Helping Malaysia Corporations Grow Brand Engagements and Sales Via Virtual Events Without Having to Spend More Amid Pandemic

Above Creative Events (ACE) Broke the Malaysia Book of Records While Helping Malaysia Corporations Grow Brand Engagements and Sales Via Virtual Events Without Having to Spend More Amid Pandemic

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:30 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 31 December 2020 - Leading event organiser across the region, Above Creative Events (M) Sdn. Bhd. (ACE) celebrated two [...] » More

Fearing COVID-19, Chinese tourists opt for new year close to home

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:29 AM

Chinese tourists, millions of whom have shunned overseas travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are limiting their journeys further to nearby cities and avoiding leaving [...] » More

Nuns arrested as Beijing turns up heat on Church in HK

Nuns arrested as Beijing turns up heat on Church in HK

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:23 AM

Senior clerics see the arrests as a sign China wants to shut the unofficial Vatican mission in Hong Kong, where the two nuns work. As Beijing tightens control of the city, [...] » More

China jails 10 HK democracy activists for up to three years

China jails 10 HK democracy activists for up to three years

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:18 AM

A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years over a bid to flee the city by speedboat to Taiwan, as a crackdown on dissent in [...] » More

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee vows change in graft trial’s final hearing

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:16 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd vice Chair Jay Y. Lee told a Seoul court on Wednesday he would “make a new Samsung” in the final hearing of a trial that will decide [...] » More

Thailand bans New Year gatherings to contain virus outbreak

Thailand bans New Year gatherings to contain virus outbreak

31-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:09 AM

Thailand imposed a ban on Wednesday on large gatherings and events across the country in an effort to contain its worst coronavirus epidemic yet during New Year, with active [...] » More