Archive for September 11th, 2021

As Parliament turns 62, Putrajaya’s seven-point transformation plan bodes well for Malaysia, say pundits

As Parliament turns 62, Putrajaya’s seven-point transformation plan bodes well for Malaysia, say pundits

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 10:05 AM

The Malaysian Parliament, which turns 62 today, will undergo a transformation, thus elevating its position as the country’s highest legislative body. Prime Minister Datuk [...] » More

Report: Ahmad Maslan says pushing for political financing law again as he was a ‘victim’ last time

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:00 AM

Umno lawmaker Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan told a public forum last night that he is motivated to see the enactment of a law to regulate political funds because he had been a [...] » More

Malaysian PM proposes political reforms to woo opposition

Malaysian PM proposes political reforms to woo opposition

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:38 AM

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Friday offered to introduce political reforms including new laws to prevent defections and limit the term of a premier to 10 [...] » More

Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:32 AM

At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar’s ruling military, a witness and local media said on Friday, in the worst violence since [...] » More

Australia’s Queensland state warns of possible COVID-19 lockdown

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:25 AM

Australia’s third most populous state said on Saturday it may order a snap lockdown after a cluster of COVID-19 cases, as the country posted a record one-day rise in [...] » More

White House says Biden, Xi discussed origins of COVID probe

White House says Biden, Xi discussed origins of COVID probe

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:24 AM

U.S. President Joe Biden discussed the investigation into the origins of COVID-19 during a call on Thursday with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, according to the White [...] » More

China launches wealth management product pilots for retirement in four citiesc

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:19 AM

China’s banking and insurance regulator said on Friday it will launch wealth management product pilots in four cities aimed at retail investors looking to boost their [...] » More

Registration is Open for the 8th Beijing International Ballet Invitational for Dance Schools 2021

Registration is Open for the 8th Beijing International Ballet Invitational for Dance Schools 2021

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:55 AM

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 8th Beijing International Ballet Invitational for Dance Schools 2021 is an international dance competition hosted by Beijing Dance Academy, with [...] » More

China launches long-awaited Wealth Connect, wrapping in HK, Macau

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:18 AM

China kicked off on Friday a long-awaited scheme, called Wealth Management Connect, that links its southern province of Guangdong with Hong Kong and Macau, as Beijing moves [...] » More

US 7th Fleet: Nothing China says will deter us

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 7:16 AM

Despite China’s new notification law, the United States sent a strong message that “nothing China says will deter us,” with the US 7th Fleet conducting on [...] » More

Phu Quoc International Cruise Terminal approaches 75pct completion

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | SGGP News | 7:16 AM

According to the People’s Committee of Phu Quoc City in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the done work volume of the construction project of the Phu Quoc [...] » More

Asian markets rally after Biden, Xi talks as HK leads way

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Asian markets bounced back Friday from the previous day’s losses, with talks between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping adding to the positive mood heading into the weekend. Hong [...] » More

Asian shares rebound; Wall St headed for weekly decline

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Shares were higher in Asia on Friday as investors stepped up buying despite another decline on Wall Street that kept the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq on track for their first [...] » More

HK rallies as Asian markets bounce back from sell-off

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Stock markets rose Friday, with recent choppy trade calmed by news that the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies, US President Joe Biden and Chinese counterpart [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain as Biden-Xi call helps mood

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

* Hong Kong gains 1.74 percent as tech shares rebound * Japan’s Topix at 31 year high * Chinese yuan and Aussie gain on the US dollar Asian shares bounced back on [...] » More