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Who’s a good neighbour? Malaysia No. 2 in SE Asia on ‘Good Country’ scale

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysia came in 46th in the Good Country Index measuring nations’ contributions to the world’s well-being, behind only neighbour Singapore in the region. Among [...]
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More protection for sexual harassment victims after apex court ruling

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Victims of sexual harassment can now sue their perpetrator and seek remedy under common law after the Federal Court decided today to introduce the tort of harassment, which [...]
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Police identifying Msian victims of British paedophile

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Police are taking steps to identify the victims of British paedophile Richard Huckle who admitted to multiple counts of molesting Malaysian children. Federal Police’s [...]
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Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday blaming the carrier [...]
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Najib: Malaysia must innovate or stagnate

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Only nations that innovate will successfully move forward in a competitive world, said prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Speaking at the Sime Darby’s Young [...]
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Catholic Church theologian moots child sexual abuse reporting after UK paedophile case

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian Catholic Church theologian suggested today that reporting mechanisms be set up in the church for child sexual abuse cases, amid the trial of a British paedophile [...]
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Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The families of six crew members on a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed lawsuits against the airline on Thursday, accusing it [...]
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British paedophile may have molested 200 Malaysian children

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A British man has admitted to 71 counts of molesting Malaysian children from 2006 to 2014, in what has been described as crimes of “the utmost gravity”. The BBC [...]
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Najib says foreign investors keen on Malaysia despite ‘noise’

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Najib Razak said on Wednesday that investor confidence in Malaysia is high and blamed the rising “noise levels” for a negative perception of the [...]
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Use Malaysia as gateway to Asean market, investors urged

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has invited Japanese and other global investors to tap into business opportunities in the enormous Asean market, [...]
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Investors Still Positive on Malaysia Despite ‘Noise,’ Najib Says

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Critics blame money-laundering investigations into state fund 1MDB for undermining confidence in Malaysian economy Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, founder of a state [...]
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Coffins of 33 Australian Vietnam War soldiers to return home today

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Neil Bond was just a boy when his corporal uncle was killed more than 50 years ago by a.50 calibre bullet to the chest in Vietnam. But his late mother’s grief at the [...]
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Malaysia eyes stronger response to Chinese maritime incursions

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Spotting a large vessel off the coast of Sarawak state in March, officers on a Malaysian patrol boat were shocked when it steamed towards them at high speed, blaring its horn [...]
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Malaysia creates 1 million hectare marine park, but allows commercial fishing

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Treehugger | 6:00 AM

Given the dire state of the oceans these days, news reported over at The Guardian that Malaysia is creating its largest marine park should – rightly – be greeted [...]
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Malaysia warned high out-of-pocket health expenses can cause catastrophe

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Over a third of Malaysians are directly paying for medical services despite universal health care here, an excessive figure that can lead to financial catastrophe, Health [...]
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