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Public-listed companies in Malaysia with no woman directors to be named and shamed: Najib

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Public-listed companies (PLC) in Malaysia that do not have any woman on their boards of directors will be named and shamed, said prime minister Najib Razak. He said this was [...]
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Malaysia hints at higher SME allocation under Budget 2018

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Second Finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani hinted that the Malaysian government may increase fund allocation for small and medium enterprises (SME) under Budget [...]
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Malaysia wants Burma situation elevated to higher international forum

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is gravely concerned with the continuous violence perpetrated against the Rohingyas in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Foreign minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said the [...]
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M’sia on full alert for possible influx of Rohingya refugees

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysian border security agencies are working closely with their counterparts in Thailand on the possible influx of refugees in wake of fresh violence in Myanmar. Although [...]
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Two Iraqi Islamic State commanders among 19 men arrested in Malaysia

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

One of the militants is believed to have been planning an attack on the SEA Games closing ceremony. Two Iraqis believed to be commanders of Islamic State (IS) in southern [...]
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Malaysia’s retail sales likely to grow 3.7pct in 2017

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Consultant cuts annual sales growth aim second time on weak consumer sentiment Malaysia’s retail sales will likely grow 3.7 percent in 2017, slower than previously [...]
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Money changing biz in Malaysia expected to hit RM80b this year, says association

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

The money changing business in Malaysia, which recorded a turnover of RM73.5 billion in 2016, is expected to grow close to 9 percent this year to hit RM80 billion, according [...]
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1MDB Stolen Funds Witnesses Are Scared to Talk, FBI Says

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Possible witnesses to the alleged looting of billions of dollars from 1Malaysia Development Bhd are too scared to talk to US investigators because they fear retaliation, [...]
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Malaysians advised to defer travel to Burma

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysians have been advised to defer any travel to the Rakhine State, Myanmar, due to the escalating level of violence in the country. In a travel advisory today, the [...]
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Malaysia Exports Grow at Faster-Than-Expected Pace in July

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Fox Business | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s exports grew at a faster-than-expected pace in July on the back of a jump in shipments across all major export products. Exports from the third-largest [...]
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Malaysian exports jump 30.9pct in July

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The value of exports from Malaysia jumped 30.9 percent in July to Rm78.62bn ($18.51bn), driven by strong growth in sales of manufactured goods. Manufactured goods, which [...]
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Malaysia c.bank seen holding key rate as inflation eases

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Edgemarkets | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s central bank will likely keep its benchmark rate unchanged on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, as inflation is expected to continue to trend downwards and [...]
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Malaysia palm oil stocks seen rising on robust production

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Malaysian palm oil stocks likely rose for a second month in August, inching towards the 2 million tonne mark as output in the world’s second-largest producer of the [...]
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Malaysia team in Madagascar over MH370

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation officers are heading to Madagascar to verify whether a piece of debris found on the island could be from missing MH370. Malaysian [...]
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Umno Youth calls on govt to remain vocal on Rohingya issue

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Umno Youth has called on the government to remain vocal against the ongoing persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Its International affairs bureau [...]
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