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Decision on Jong-nam’s remains could be announced today: health ministry

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The health ministry’s decision on what to do with the remains of Kim Jong-nam, who was assassinated on February 13, could be announced as early as today. Its minister, [...]
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Malaysia to manage basic item prices to combat inflation – Johari

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Edgemarkets | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government will continue to manage prices of basic items to mitigate inflation, Second Finance minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said. Johari said the list [...]
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Bilateral trade between Malaysia, OIC countries at RM145b in 2016

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Bilateral trade between Malaysia and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries inched up 0.2 percent to RM145.18 billion in 2016 from RM144.87 billion the [...]
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Chinese overtake Singapore as top Malaysia property investors

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

China groups invest $2.1bn over three years, seeking alternatives to Australia and HK China has eclipsed Singapore as the biggest source of investment in Malaysian real [...]
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Trump’s setback, Malaysia window dressing in spotlight

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Malaysian shares may take the cue from news that US President Donald Trump did not get enough votes to repeal existing US healthcare laws last Friday. The vote is closely [...]
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Kim Jong Nam’s body released to family, says report

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) has released the body of Kim Jong Nam for repatriation to his family, according to a report by TheSun. The daily said arrangements were believed [...]
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Roller guardrails to be installed on more Malaysia highways

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Motorists will soon be greeted with bright yellow guardrails at several spots along major highways following the success of a pilot project in Subang, Malaysia. The road [...]
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3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern Philippines

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines military said Monday they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months in the south of the country. A [...]
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Primary-school teacher among 9 nabbed in Malaysia for IS ties

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian police on Friday (March 24) announced that they have arrested nine people – including a primary school teacher – across the country for terror links [...]
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Malaysia palm oil buyers boost imports from Indonesia in wake of El Nino

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysian buyers are ramping up imports of Indonesian palm oil as local supply battles to recover from the lingering impact of last year’s crop-damaging El Nino weather [...]
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Abu Sayyaf kidnap victims will return home ‘soonest’: Malaysia

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The two Malaysian seamen who were rescued on Thursday (March 23) after being held hostage by Filipino militants will return home soon, Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign [...]
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Malaysia returns to US corn to feed chickens

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Feedstuffs | 6:00 AM

Residents of Malaysia eat a lot of chicken – upwards of 110 lb. per year per person. Now, more of those chickens will soon be eating US corn, thanks to the recent [...]
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Murder in Malaysia: how protecting native forests cost an activist his life

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

It was 8.20am on 21 June 2016. Bill Kayong, an up-and-coming political activist in Miri, a coastal oil town in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was 15 minutes into his morning [...]
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Malaysia arrests 9 for suspected IS links

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s counter terrorism unit has arrested nine Malaysian men – including a school teacher, a security guard and an owner of a veterinary clinic – for [...]
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Corruption among cops: Home Ministry says watching officers in debt

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Policemen who have high debt levels have been put on a special course and their financial management supervised in a bid to curb corruption within the force, deputy Home [...]
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