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Did the Education Ministry artificially boost Malaysia’s school scores?

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:00 AM

MP SPEAKS When the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) 2015 results were released on December 6, officials from the Education Ministry were quoted in a news [...]
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2016 in Msia: Human rights takes a beating

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Double standards over foreign funding, detention without trial and wrongdoers getting off scot-free peppered the political scene of 2016 in Malaysia. 2016 was certainly one [...]
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MAS’ Umrah charter service resumes operation today

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) Charter services between Kuala Lumpur and Madinah has commenced operation today with the departure of Flight MH8211D from Prince Mohammad [...]
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Chinese ship pulls out of MH370 search, leaving lone ship

Chinese ship pulls out of MH370 search, leaving lone ship

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home to Shanghai, officials said on Wednesday. A Dutch [...]
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Najib launches Menara Kerja Raya, listed as among world’s top 10 best new buildings

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Heading towards the 2050 National Transformation (TN50), all aspects of development in the country must be sustainable and environmentally-friendly, said prime minister Datuk [...]
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Malaysian graduates’ employability rate rises to 77.2 per cent

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The employability rate for Malaysian graduates rose by 1.1 percentage point to 77.2 per cent this year. This marks an improvement from the 76.1 per cent rate recorded last [...]
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One ship left in MH370 underwater search

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The official search for MH370 in the Indian Ocean has been reduced to one ship, Australian authorities said Wednesday, as relatives of the missing passengers launch their own [...]
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Malaysia’s Petronas, Japan’s Hokuriku Electric sign LNG supply deal

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysian state-owned oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) said it has agreed to supply up to six cargoes of liquefied natural gas a year to Japan’s Hokuriku [...]
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Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians involved in Aceh quake

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that so far, no Malaysians were involved in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern Indonesian province of Aceh this morning. [...]
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Muslim Coalition Objects to Malaysia’s Rally to Support Rohingya

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

A coalition of Muslim civil society organisations (CSOs) in Burma objected to a rally led by Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak in support of the Rohingya Muslim minority [...]
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DCA collects debris after families launch MH370 search

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysian aviation investigators have collected six pieces of suspected MH370 debris in Madagascar, two days after seven family members of victims arrived on the island on [...]
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Malaysia to set up new tech trade hub in the UK to do more business post-Brexit

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Malaysian officials are in the UK to sign trade deals with technology firms this week and are planning to set up a new trade office focusing on digital businesses, encouraged [...]
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Is security the secret key to Malaysia’s ‘Year of the Digital Economy’ 2017?

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mmis-asia.com | 6:00 AM

National ICT agencies MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation), and CyberSecurity Malaysia recently joined a gathering of security researchers in Kuala Lumpur to focus on [...]
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PM Najib destroying Malaysia, stoking racial tensions: Mahathir

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Malaysian ruling party icon Mahathir Mohamad has accused current leader Najib Razak of “destroying” the country by clinging to power despite a corruption scandal, [...]
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Kofi Annan, in Burma, Voices Concern Over Reported Abuses of Rohingya

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Kofi Annan, the former head of the United Nations, said in Myanmar on Tuesday that he was “deeply concerned” by reports of human rights abuses in the [...]
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