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Najib joins Thaipusam celebrations in Batu Caves – Bernama

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak witnessed the Thaipusam celebrations by 1.6 million Hindus and tourists at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur today. The prime minister and his wife Datin Seri [...]
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Carnival scenes as Hindus mark Thaipusam

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than a million Hindus thronged temples throughout Malaysia today to celebrate Thaipusam, a colourful annual religious festival in which many display their devotion by [...]
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US judge rejects evidence against gambling kingpin Paul Phua

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A United States federal judge has recommended tossing out evidence against Malaysian gambling kingpin Paul Phua Wei Seng and his son over their alleged running of an illegal [...]
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MH370 families say MAS never told them ahead of ‘accident’ declaration

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Some next-of-kin of MH370 passengers and crew members have rebutted Malaysia Airlines’s (MAS) statement that it notified the families of Putrajaya’s move to [...]
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France’s most-wanted woman visited mosques in Malaysia, says paper

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Hayat Boumeddiene, France’s most-wanted woman in connection with the Charlie Hebdo attack, had visited mosques in Malaysia, The Washington Post reported yesterday. [...]
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Unethical business tactics have nothing to do with race

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, what are you doing? Assuming you are not foolish or thoughtless, what exactly are you aiming at with your statement urging Malays to boycott [...]
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Cruise market growing for Malaysia

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Rakyat Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s potential for cruise market is growing in tandem with the rising tourism products demand in Asia. Princess Cruises director of Southeast Asia Farriek Tawfik [...]
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Secession not the real issue in Sabah, Sarawak

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Bingkor Assemblyman Jeffrey Kitingan has issued a statement, one of many in recent days, declaring that it would not be wrong for Sabah and Sarawak to “secede” [...]
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Minister’s racial boycott call seen sending Malaysia down ruinous slope

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s call for Malay consumers to boycott Chinese-owned businesses over price hikes has raised concern that it may entrench Malaysia [...]
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Malaysia’s Next Pressure Point Looms in LNG Risk, BofA Says

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Boomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s current account surplus will probably narrow as liquefied natural gas prices drop, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, adding a new risk to the [...]
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The problem with local government

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Much has been said about local government elections. Proponents have weighed in with their arguments quoting history, democratic principles, how things are run in foreign [...]
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Indelible ink whistleblower ends service with air force

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

After 26 years in the military, Zaidi Ahmad, who exposed problems with the indelible ink used in the May 2013 general election, was today officially dismissed from his duties [...]
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1MDB could become systemic risk, says veteran journalist

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Strategic investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)? could become a source of systemic risk if it fails to repay its RM5.5 billion debt by June, triggering economic [...]
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Prices of goods won’t go down, but…

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

With the price of petrol dropping, many are questioning when the price of goods will be falling to show the same trend. Talking to a few others, I can only say, don’t [...]
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Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine

Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Dutch search team recovered human remains and wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine yesterday, the Dutch government said. The [...]
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