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Thai authorities accuse Malaysian company of being ‘transnational crime syndicate’

12-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian company with significant business interests in southern Thailand has been accused of being a “transnational crime syndicate” and having caused the [...]
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Five Malaysian firms that went for mega IPOs

12-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Ahead of the country’s largest stock market listing since 2012 today, we take a look at some of the biggest initial public offerings (IPOs) in recent years. Some of the [...]
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Will Malaysia be at risk when easy money ends?

12-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As global growth appears to be gathering some steam, central banks are expected to remove their hangover cure of easy money for the last global financial crisis in 2008. [...]
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Stop treating women as objects: Najib

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants all parties to stop treating women as objects and be more aware of society’s sensitivities. The prime minister said he regretted the [...]
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The key to unravelling 1MDB is Jho Low

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Amanah leader writes of how direct legal action against Malaysian businessperson by US and Singapore authorities could unravel scandal linked to 1MDB. Granted, the third [...]
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Deputy Attorney-General Hri Kumar’s comments ‘highly inflammatory’: Tan Cheng Bock

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Tan Cheng Bock has hit back at deputy Attorney-General (DAG) Hri Kumar Nair over comments that Nair made during Tan’s constitutional challenge to aspects of the Elected [...]
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Malaysia asked to stop arresting Indonesian workersPakObserver

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has asked Malaysian authorities to stop raids detaining its citizens who work illegally in the country, a top official said on Saturday. Labour minister Hanif [...]
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Commentary: Mahathir’s return and the awkward question of political leadership renewal in Malaysia

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s announcement that he would be open to becoming prime minister raises awkward questions about political leadership renewal, not just in the [...]
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Need for more open dialogue with Muslim groups

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Writer believes having more speakers with differing views will also make these dialogues more productive. I had the wonderful opportunity of attending a dialogue on Saturday, [...]
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After Raus’ appointment, Bar says Malaysia can’t afford another constitutional debacle

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Bar has slammed the appointments of Tan Sri Raus Sharif as chief justice and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as Court of Appeal president beyond their age limit as not [...]
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Pesek: Malaysia will need more than a return of Mahathir

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

William Pesek, a Tokyo-based journalist and author of “Japanisation: what the world can learn from Japan`s lost decades” and former columnist for Bloomberg said [...]
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Foreign funds net sellers on Bursa Malaysia last week

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Foreign investors continued pulling out from Malaysia albeit at a slower momentum last week, according to MIDF Research. Based on preliminary data by Bursa Malaysia, the [...]
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Malaysian business sentiments remain optimistic in Q3 2017

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Business confidence in Malaysia has remained marginally optimistic for Q3 2017, according to Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Malaysia’s Business Optimism Index (BOI). [...]
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After 18 years, why is Malaysia’s Mahathir apologising to Anwar?

10-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

No one was expecting an apology from Mahathir Mohamad to Anwar Ibrahim at all. When Mahathir first showed up at the trial of Anwar in September 2016, in the latter’s [...]
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Justice Eludes 298 Killed in the Shoot-Down of Malaysia Air Flight 17

10-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

On a sunny July afternoon in 2014, a Russian-made surface-to-air missile detonated just feet from a Malaysia Airlines flight at its cruising altitude. The explosion sent [...]
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