Archive for August, 2021

Current crisis unnecessary as PM is clearly in the wrong, says Guan Eng

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

The current constitutional crisis is unnecessary as prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin is clearly in the wrong and fails to accept the supremacy of Parliament, says DAP [...] » More

MACC: Najib’s ex-PR man to surrender RM7.1m as settlement

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 5:02 AM

Najib Abdul Razak’s former PR man Paul Geoffrey Stadlen has reached a settlement with MACC to surrender RM7.1 million. The anti-graft watchdog said this followed on the [...] » More

Muhyiddin may use Takiyuddin as sacrificial lamb, says analyst

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

Facing the wrath of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong over the repeal of emergency ordinances, prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin may have to offer up a sacrificial lamb to weather the [...] » More

Malaysians stage anti-govt protest despite Covid curbs

Malaysians stage anti-govt protest despite Covid curbs

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Hundreds of black-clad Malaysians staged an anti-government protest Saturday in defiance of a ban on public gatherings under coronavirus curbs, piling pressure on the [...] » More

Police to question #Lawan protest organisers for holding rally during MCO

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The police are to investigate the organisers of today’s #Lawan rally at the Kuala Lumpur city centre for organising a rally during the current movement control order [...] » More

Factbox: Australia’s path to reopening international borders

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison announced a four-stage plan to greater freedom from coronavirus restrictions, saying Australia will have to vaccinate 80 [...] » More

Burma militia hunts for bodies after clash with army media

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A Myanmar militia group opposed to military rule has found at least seven bodies with bullet wounds in a jungle area after clashes with the army and it was looking for more [...] » More

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record COVID infections

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record COVID infections

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly transmissible Delta [...] » More

Residents: Burma leaders use pandemic as political weapon

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

With coronavirus deaths rising in Myanmar, allegations are growing from residents and human rights activists that the military government, which seized control in February, [...] » More

Anti-Asian racism haunts Tokyo Olympics

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

Two recent examples of racist remarks about Korea’s Olympic athletes have triggered outrage on social media. While Olympic athletes have been using their sporting [...] » More

Vietnam taps private hospitals as Delta-driven COVID-19 infections rise

Vietnam taps private hospitals as Delta-driven COVID-19 infections rise

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Vietnam’s health ministry issued an urgent appeal on Friday for private hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients as the Southeast Asian country battles a surge in [...] » More

Demand for BTO flats in Dover Forest expected to be high

Demand for BTO flats in Dover Forest expected to be high

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 3:19 AM

Prices for the BTO flats in Dover Forest is expected to be close to the launch price of the Bukit Merah BTO exercise in May 2021, with 4-room flats starting around $600,000 [...] » More

DBSS flat in Bishan sold for record $1.295mil

DBSS flat in Bishan sold for record $1.295mil

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 2:15 AM

The previous record for an HDB resale unit was set in June, when a 49-year old terraced house in Whampoa was sold for $1.268 [...] » More

MissFresh Launches in Ningbo, Adding 17th City as National Expansion Gains Pace

01-Aug-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:00 AM

NINGBO, China, Aug. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MissFresh Limited ("MissFresh" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MF), an innovator [...] » More

The Chedi Xinchang Opens on 1st August 2021

The Chedi Xinchang Opens on 1st August 2021

01-Aug-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:45 AM

A new experience of luxury in the secluded valley of the eastern Zhejiang region famous for Tang Poetry SHANGHAI, [...] » More