Archive for September 20th, 2021

Indonesia reinstates tourist, limited stay visas amid declining daily COVID-19 cases

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Indonesia has opened a few of its borders to foreigners after the Ministry of Law and Human Rights issued a ministerial regulation that reopens applications for tourist and [...] » More

South China Sea Nuclear Escalation Could Follow US-Australia Submarine Deal: Malaysia

South China Sea Nuclear Escalation Could Follow US-Australia Submarine Deal: Malaysia

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Newsweek | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s prime minister criticised and raised concerns over Australia’s new deal with the United States to attain nuclear-powered submarines. Prime minister [...] » More

Malaysia to reach 80pct adult vaccination target on Monday

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Themalaysianinsight | 5:02 AM

THE national vaccination campaign will achieve its goal of 80 percent adults inoculated against Covid-19 on Monday, a full month ahead of schedule, as nearly 18.13 million of [...] » More

Malaysia reports 17,577 new COVID-19 cases, 388 more deaths

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Malaysia reported another 17,577 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 2,067,327, according to the health ministry. Three of the new [...] » More

Not for PM to decide on appointment of top judges, say ex-judges

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

The prime minister should have no role in the appointment of judges with the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) as an independent body under the Federal Constitution, two [...] » More

Dr M: Pejuang not invited to be part of govt-Harapan MOU

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

Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) was not invited to be part of the government-Pakatan Harapan deal, said party chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Speaking to reporters in [...] » More

Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases decline for third straight day to 15,549 on September 18

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Theedgemarkets | 5:02 AM

Malaysia recorded 15,549 new Covid-19 cases today, marking the third straight day of a decline in the daily figure, according to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor [...] » More

Malaysians to benefit as UK relaxes entry rules for fully vaccinated

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

Fully vaccinated Malaysians will be among travellers from 17 countries allowed to enter the UK without having to go through a number of fixed pre-entry conditions. According [...] » More

Malaysia warns new Indo-Pacific pact may trigger nuclear arms race

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

Malaysia on Saturday expressed concerns that Australia’s plan to build nuclear-powered submarines under a new pact with Britain and the United States could catalyse a [...] » More

Burma Junta To Put Aung San Suu Kyi On Trial For Corruption

Burma Junta To Put Aung San Suu Kyi On Trial For Corruption

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | News18 | 5:02 AM

Myanmar’s junta will put ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for corruption, her lawyer said Friday, adding to a raft of ongoing cases that could see her jailed for [...] » More

Teenagers rounded up and massacred as Burma junta seeks to suppress revolt

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

Myanmar’s military junta massacred teenagers, mutilated their bodies and burned down homes as they raided Myin Thar village last week in their campaign to quell a [...] » More

New migrant worker dormitories to meet improved standards

New migrant worker dormitories to meet improved standards

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 2:24 AM

The ministry noted that the improved standards will apply to all new dormitories, including factory-converted dormitories, purpose-built dormitories, temporary occupation [...] » More