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Australia, Malaysia to share cost of MH370 search expansion

Australia, Malaysia to share cost of MH370 search expansion

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Australia are expected to share AUS$50 million (RM141 million) cost of extending the search for MH370 aircraft if the plane is not found in the first 60,000 sq [...]
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Najib subject to criticism as Cabinet member, says lawmaker over defamation suit

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Sued for defamation by prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over comments on strategic investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), DAP lawmaker Tony Pua said he has a [...]
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Give us affordable Internet but take away our freedom to use it

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

It was with great joy that the Ministry of Communication and Multimedia announced that there would be a reduction of 14 percent (mobile) and 57 percent (fixed) in broadband [...]
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Ugandan sex slaves in Malaysia rescued, suffered ‘inhuman’ torture

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Uganda’s High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has rescued three Ugandan sex slaves in Malaysia. In a diplomatic note to the Foreign Affairs Ministry here, it said that the [...]
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UPDATE 1-Malaysia banishes sukuk premium in $1.5bn issue

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

The government of Malaysia sold the world’s first 30-year sovereign sukuk yesterday and, in the process, shrugged off domestic woes to establish a long-dated benchmark [...]
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Islamic law debate puts more pressure on Malaysia PM

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Feuding over an Islamic penal code that stipulates stoning for adultery and amputation for theft has put a spotlight on Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s struggle [...]
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Financial Times says BN in danger of falling apart

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is undergoing a slow-motion political crisis, a fact which the Financial Times concedes in an op-ed could have been repeated at any time from 1998 when then deputy [...]
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Malaysia must harness STEM skills, says Muhyiddin

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has spoken of the need for Malaysia to harness skills and knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) [...]
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Malaysia releases ambitous blueprint for HE sector growth

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Pie News | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Ministry of Education released a national ‘blueprint’ of higher education last week, which marks a new phase in the country’s efforts to [...]
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First BMW World Malaysia brand show with largest display of BMWs

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Rakyat Post | 6:00 AM

BMW Group Malaysia today open its doors to the first ever BMW World Malaysia, a three-day exhibition featuring six new vehicles from the BMW Group brands – BMW, MINI [...]
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Putrajaya denies refugee children entry into public schools – Bernama

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Putrajaya is firm in not allowing children of refugees under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to enter public schools, the Dewan Negara was told [...]
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The Cost of Business in Malaysia Compared With China

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Asean Briefing | 6:00 AM

Part Four in our series comparing Asean nation business costs with China Malaysia is one of the Asean tigers and enjoys a good standard of trade and political relations with [...]
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EU-Malaysia bilateral trade to remain strong this year

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The strong trade and investment momentum between the European Union (EU) and Malaysia is expected to continue this year, driven by the conducive business environment in the [...]
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Putrajaya working hard to tackle human trafficking, says US envoy

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The US ambassador here today acknowledged Putrajaya’s effort in tackling the human trafficking problem that led to Malaysia being placed on his country’s watch [...]
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Minister admits 1MDB debt burdensome, Putrajaya to stop all new loans

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar admitted that the Ministry of Finance’s strategic investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) is a burden, given its failure to [...]
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