Archive for September 6th, 2021

Law minister seeks to modernise Parliament, get rid of pre-Merdeka rules

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 5:02 AM

De facto Law minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar is seeking to modernise Parliament by getting rid of pre-Merdeka laws and rules, besides making the House independent from the [...] » More

Cabinet does not inspire confidence

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

When you see the dreary Cabinet line-up with the usual faces of politicians who have been around for decades, do you feel inspired? No! What else do you see? Many yes-men! [...] » More

Masidi: 27 babies among 2,404 new Covid-19 cases detected in Sabah

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Twenty-seven babies under the age of one were among the 2,404 new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Sabah yesterday, bringing the cumulative number to 155,006 cases, said [...] » More

Tech giants seek meeting with new Malaysian PM on foreign ship cable waiver

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to repair undersea cables in its waters, a [...] » More

Cautious trade expected on Bursa Malaysia next week

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Trading activity on Bursa Malaysia is expected to be cautious next week as investors will be closely watching domestic and global economic developments, with the FTSE Bursa [...] » More

Malaysia appoints former PM to lead coronavirus recovery council

Malaysia appoints former PM to lead coronavirus recovery council

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Malaysia has appointed former prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin as chair of a council that will focus on economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, the government chief [...] » More

Kit Siang offers rare praise for PM after ‘nobody is above the law’ remark

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 5:02 AM

Veteran opposition MP Lim Kit Siang has praised prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob who said yesterday that “nobody is above the law”. “(It has) reinforced [...] » More

Asean’s Burma envoy in talks with junta over visit and access to Suu Kyi

Asean’s Burma envoy in talks with junta over visit and access to Suu Kyi

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Brunei diplomat appointed by a Southeast Asian regional bloc as its special envoy to Myanmar said on Saturday he is still negotiating with the military on the terms of a [...] » More

Danny Fenster: Jailed for telling the truth in Burma-with no end in sight

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 5:02 AM

September 1 marked seven months since the military staged a coup in Myanmar and seized power. In the ensuing months, the junta has ruled with an iron fist, all but crushing a [...] » More

EXCLUSIVE US funding tapped for Pacific undersea cable after China rebuffed

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Federated States of Micronesia will tap a US funding facility to construct a Pacific undersea communications cable, two sources told Reuters, after rejecting a Chinese [...] » More

Vietnam’s capital extends COVID-19 restrictions in some districts for 15 days

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

The administration of the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi will reimpose coronavirus lockdown measures in several city districts for 15 days starting September 6, the government [...] » More

Construction firm Greatearth to shut down business, with PwC as provisional liquidators

Construction firm Greatearth to shut down business, with PwC as provisional liquidators

06-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 1:10 AM

Greatearth Corporation and Greatearth Construction were the main contractors for the Senja Heights, Senja Ridges, Marsiling Grove, Sky [email protected] Batok and West Coast [...] » More