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Malaysia raids office of fund in probe linked to premier

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian authorities raided the office of state investment fund 1MDB on Wednesday as part of an investigation into allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were [...]
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Malaysian law firm representing prime minister might sue WSJ

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police raided the office of troubled state investment fund 1MDB on Wednesday, following a report that claimed investigators looking into the firm found nearly $700 [...]
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Source: US plans to remove Malaysia from human trafficking blacklist

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Startribune | 6:00 AM

The US plans to laud Malaysia for improving efforts to combat human trafficking in an upcoming annual report just a year after blacklisting the Southeast Asian country for [...]
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Umno leaders must choose between Najib and party, says former minister

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Legal action against The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) will not benefit prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as the move will only buy him a small amount of time to continue [...]
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Malaysia Attorney-General concerned about leak of 1MDB documents

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Attorney-General Abdul Gani Patail also clarifies that freeze orders given by a special task force on Monday did not involve any accounts allegedly held by prime minister [...]
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Exclusive – US upgrades Malaysia in annual human trafficking report

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States is upgrading Malaysia from the lowest tier on its list of worst human trafficking centres, US sources said on Wednesday, a move that could smooth the way [...]
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English daily questions WSJ’s credibility

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A pro-government English daily has published web links that question the credibility of The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), following the financial paper’s expose of money [...]
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Do the right thing, go on leave, Najib told

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak should take the honourable route and vacate his post as prime minister, pending a probe into claims that $700 million were channelled into his personal [...]
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Malaysian bond holdings at record high despite ringgit slump

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Overseas investors appear unfazed by a slump in the ringgit, as government bond holdings rose to a record. Global funds raised ownership of Malaysian sovereign notes by 4.5 [...]
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Again, PAS tells Najib to go on leave pending probe into WSJ claims

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

PAS said today that prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had bungled when explaining the scope of the special task force set up to investigate claims that funds had been [...]
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So what happens now in Malaysia?

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

In Superman 3, the second worst Superman movie ever made, Richard Pryor plays a computer genius working as a low-level office drone. He steals money from his company by just [...]
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2 arrested in Malaysia for suspected links to Islamic State

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two Malaysian citizens from Kula Lumpur were arrested on suspicion of having links with terrorist group Islamic State. Malaysian police arrested two Malaysian nationals on [...]
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CIMB starts internal inquiry into banker’s wrong WSJ analysis

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s CIMB Bank is to investigate its Islamic Bank chief executive officer Badlisyah Abdul Ghani, who had made a wrong analysis in disputing the Wall Street [...]
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Desire to work abroad, brain drain in Malaysia likely to continue

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The brain drain issue is likely to continue to be debated as many of the country’s young generation desires to work abroad, according to a survey, ‘Youth [...]
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Malaysia asks UN to set up MH17 tribunal

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia on Wednesday circulated a draft UN resolution on establishing an international tribunal that it said would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the [...]
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