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Putrajaya gets down to planning post-floods recovery

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

More than two weeks since severe flooding struck the northeastern states of peninsular Malaysia, Putrajaya has begun to divide the post-disaster reconstruction work among [...]
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Most Malaysian middle class believe old age savings insufficient, survey finds

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

More than half of Malaysia’s middle income earners feel they will not be able to save enough to live comfortably after retirement, a survey by insurance company AIA has [...]
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Savage shootings have tainted Islam, says Anwar

Savage shootings have tainted Islam, says Anwar

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

In a short but strongly worded statement today, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called on all Muslim leaders as well as “ulama” to stand united in condemning the [...]
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Trouble brews for Malaysia (and it’s not just oil)

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s economic outlook is expected to deteriorate significantly in 2015 following three years of robust growth, and experts say it’s not just due to crashing [...]
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1MDB new chief’s future challenges: Slash debt, list company assets

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In his first week on the job, the new head of loss-making Malaysian state investor 1MDB has had a ringside view of his future challenges: a missed loan payment that spooked [...]
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1MDB’s debt crisis is a stain on Malaysia

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:00 AM

COMMENT government-owned investment company 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is playing a high-stakes game with the country’s financial reputation. 1MDB’s cash [...]
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Bukit Aman seeks RM15m to repair flood-damaged police stations

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The police will require at least RM15 million to repair or replace all their assets in Kelantan destroyed by the floods, the Bukit Aman Logistics Department revealed [...]
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Guangdong University seeks Malay-speaking manpower – Bernama

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The close diplomatic and trade ties between Malaysia and the Guangdong province in China have inspired a university in the Chinese city to introduce the Malay Language [...]
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Airline refuses ticket refunds

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The West Australian | 6:00 AM

Indonesia AirAsia has rejected pleas from distressed families for refunds on tickets to Bali despite a precedent set by Malaysia Airlines last year after the MH370 disaster. [...]
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Trouble brews for Malaysia (and it’s not just oil)

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s economic outlook is expected to deteriorate significantly in 2015 following three years of robust growth, and experts say it’s not just due to crashing [...]
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Chance for Malaysia to calm Asean’s choppy waters

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

This year, Malaysia, a claimant state to disputed islands in the South China Sea, is taking over as chair of Asean. Given Malaysia’s long tradition of constructive and [...]
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Malaysia Pacific Corp to extend MoU period with Black Sea

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Pacific Corp Bhd (MPCorp)’s collaboration with China’s state-owned enterprise Black Sea Horizon Investment Holdings Ltd to promote Malaysia as [...]
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Malaysia PM condemns Charlie Hebdo murders, touts moderation to fight extremism

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined other world leaders today in condemning the terror attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people. In a [...]
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Prominent Malays behind open letter to meet Najib’s rep tonight

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The group asking for a rational dialogue on Islam will finally meet a government representative tonight, a month after issuing an open letter urging prime minister Datuk Seri [...]
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After Kelantan floods, Azmin wants Selangor developments to go green

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The Selangor government has come out with measures to ensure development projects in the state do not jeopardise the eco-system, after indiscriminate land clearing was said [...]
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