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Women Shariah Finance Students on Rise in Malaysia Fill Shortage

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The only educational institute dedicated to Islamic finance is seeing a surge in female students from around the world, helping fill a shortage of experts in a global [...]
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Only fools talk about hudud in Malaysia, says Umno minister

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Hudud is unsuitable for Malaysia and those who discuss it are fools, former de facto law minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said today, becoming the first Umno minister to openly [...]
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Putrajaya paid extra RM109 million for PM’s jet, says PKR

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Putrajaya paid an excess of RM109 million for a private jet for the prime minister’s use from Jet Premier One (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd? (JPO), a private company who had [...]
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A wife’s painful journey forward a year after MH370

A wife’s painful journey forward a year after MH370

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The absence of Danica Weeks at a candlelight vigil for MH370 victims at a Perth beach on Sunday was conspicuous. The 38-year-old mother of two is the wife of Paul Weeks, a [...]
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Hudud debate: Pressure mounting on Najib

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Current and former Cabinet ministers have weighed in on the divisive hudud saga, as Malaysia waits for prime minister Najib Razak to make clear his ruling Barisan Nasional [...]
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Malaysia will see more subdued growth this year

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

As member economies of Asean recorded a second year of decelerating growth, Malaysia will see more subdued growth in 2015 compared to last year due to uncertain external [...]
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Impossible to enforce hudud in Malaysia, says law minister

25-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

De facto law minister Nancy Shukri today dismissed the chance of hudud being implemented in Kelantan, saying the Private Member’s Bill on the issue will never get a [...]
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Why use foreign firm to develop 1MDB’s Tun Razak Exchange project, asks PAS

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A PAS lawmaker has asked why foreign experts have been appointed to construct the RM8 billion mixed property development within the proposed Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) in Kuala [...]
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Passing of PAS’s hudud bill will worsen religious polarisation, says Masing

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The federal lawmakers will only hasten religious polarisation in Malaysia if the PAS’s hudud bill is allowed to be tabled in Parliament, said Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) [...]
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RM28 million to upgrade new jet for PM and family, PKR says

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Putrajaya spent $8 million (RM28 million) to upgrade a recently purchased private jet for the use of prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his family, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) [...]
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Malaysia leaders send condolences to PM Lee

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak and other Malaysian leaders have sent their condolences to prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, after Lee Kuan Yew passed away on Monday (March [...]
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Climate change will affect Malaysia: Met Dept D-G

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Astroawani | 6:00 AM

Malaysia cannot escape being hit by extreme weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes, cyclones and strong winds due to climate change and global warming, said Meteorological [...]
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Maybank named ‘Best Bank Brand in Malaysia’

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Maybank was named the ‘Best Bank Brand in Malaysia’ as it was the only Malaysian founded institution in top 100 global bank brands that was included in the an [...]
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Shopping in Malaysia now a bargain

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is now Asia’s cheapest shopping destination due to the weaker ringgit, according to Nomura Research. Nomura Asean property analyst Sai Min Chow said he [...]
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Aerospace industry in for big business in Malaysia

24-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The aerospace industry is big business – within the next 15 years, the government is projecting the industry, which includes aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul [...]
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