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Smog closes dozens of schools in east Malaysia

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

The particularly bad smog hovering over east Malaysia’s state of Sabah has forced 77 schools to close this week. The closure will affect 9,365 secondary school and [...]
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Malaysia’s February exports seen rebounding, but imports to weaken: poll

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s exports are expected to have returned to growth in February helped by stronger commodities and oil prices, a Reuters poll showed. Economists surveyed [...]
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Emirates and Malaysia expand codeshare

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Emirates and Malaysia Airlines are expanding their codeshare agreement to cover 15 destinations in Malaysia. Emirates said in a statement on Monday it is placing its EK [...]
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ANZ quizzed over AmBank link to Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption scandal

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

ANZ’s deputy chief executive and acting chief financial officer has been quizzed over the bank’s holdings in Malaysia’s AmBank amid the multi billion dollar [...]
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Genting Malaysia sees 50pct rise in visitors to Genting Highlands

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Genting Malaysia Bhd hopes to see a near 50 percent rise in visitors to its hill top resort in Genting Highlands by 2020, driven by the increase in gaming capacity and the [...]
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Tourism Ministry targets 30.5 million tourist arrivals this year

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Tourism Ministry is targeting a total of 30.5 million tourists arrivals this year, which would translate into a total tourism income of RM103 billion. This will mark a [...]
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PAC report on 1MDB done, Pua says

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has completed its much-anticipated report on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and hopes to have it tabled in Parliament this Thursday, [...]
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Don’t drag the palace into your anti-Najib campaign, PAS tells Dr M

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

PAS insisted again today that only democratic means should be used to change those in government and said this should not include pressuring the Yang di-Pertuan Agong into [...]
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Malaysia Airlines recommissions B747-400 aircraft

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines today announced the re-commissioning of its B747-400 aircraft, inspired by the airline’s original livery. The retro livery, on the super jumbo of its [...]
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Anwar Ibrahim doesn’t meet ‘political prisoner’ criteria

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim does not fulfil the criteria needed to qualify as a political prisoner. Foreign minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, in a written reply [...]
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Ku Li: Nothing wrong with using offshore accounts to save on tax

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah reasoned that there shouldn’t be a problem with leaders keeping their money in offshore accounts to save on tax payments. He said [...]
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Vegetable prices soar in Malaysia amid heatwave

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Prices of greens have risen in Malaysia – some as much as 50 per cent, sellers at a local market say – as the country’s vegetables wither under the extended [...]
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Najib: Keep Umno in power to preserve MARA, Malay interests

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak reminded today the Bumiputera community that they owe much of their socio-economic success to Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), and urged [...]
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Malaysia Most-Improved in Bond Risk as Oil Rises, 1MDB Cuts Debt

06-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A rally in oil helped cut Malaysia’s bond risk by the most among investment-grade nations as an embattled state-investment company sold assets to cut debt. The cost to [...]
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Possible missing Malaysia Airlines flight cabin part found

Possible missing Malaysia Airlines flight cabin part found

05-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Wgntv | 7:21 AM

Australian officials say a piece of debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators to see if it came from missing Malaysia Airlines [...]
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