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Malaysia hit as EU decides to phase out palm oil from transport fuel

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:02 AM

EU negotiators on Thursday agreed to phase out the use of palm oil in transport fuels from 2030, setting up a clash with producer countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia. A [...]
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Private member’s bill on prison reform to be tabled in parliament

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

A private member’s bill on the institutional reform for prisons will be tabled at the upcoming parliament session. Permatang Pauh lawmaker Nurul Izzah Anwar said the [...]
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Investigation into luxury items seized in 1MDB probe still ongoing: Malaysia police

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:02 AM

The Royal Malaysia Police’s investigation into the seizure of valuable items from a luxury condominium in Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur in relation to the 1Malaysia [...]
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News Analysis: Malaysia faces growth pressure amid fiscal reform

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:02 AM

It has been a month since the Pakatan Harapan coalition led by Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad came into power. While the new administration has ambitious plans to [...]
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1MDB coverage by foreign media coloured by personal agenda, study says

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Foreign media’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) coverage particularly US’ Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Singapore’s Straits Times (ST) were heavily [...]
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Guan Eng: Najib wasting his time denying national debt is RM1 trillion

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is wasting his time denying the true state of the nation’s finances. Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said there were many [...]
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‘No truth, just speculations’: More Pakatan leaders scoff at Cabinet rumours

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Several other Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders who were rumoured to be in the running for Cabinet posts, have rubbished a report on Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s alleged final [...]
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Report: Malaysians borrow RM37.5m for Raya

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The number of Malaysians seeking the services of licensed moneylenders has increased from 20 per cent to 30 per cent this Hari Raya Aidilfitri, with the collective loans [...]
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No issue with rice supply in Malaysia

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is not facing any issue with regards its rice supply, assured Agriculture and Agro-based Ministry’s Padi and Rice Industry Division secretary Shamsuddin [...]
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‘Cabinet ministers’ deny being on ‘list’

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Teresa Kok took to social media to slam a news report quoting sources on the highly anticipated full Cabinet list. The DAP deputy secretary-general denied the report and [...]
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Pakatan’s RM1t ‘debt’ claim refuted by Moody’s, Najib insists

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today called on the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to adhere to international standards, and keep politics out when it comes to financial [...]
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Malaysia’s king says he’ll take a 10pct pay cut as citizens crowdfund $15 million to help pay off the nation’s staggering debt

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s king has offered to take a pay cut as the country grapples with a surprise national debt of $251 billion. Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV Sultan Muhammad V said he [...]
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Oversupply reason for rejecting AirAsia requests, Mavcom clarifies

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has cited the risk of oversupply as the reason it had rejected AirAsia’s requests for additional routes to East Malaysia and [...]
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UK will assist Malaysia in recovering its assets, rebuild finances, Treadell

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

The United Kingdom (UK) has expressed its willingness to assist Malaysia to recover its illegal assets in the country, said High Commissioner to Malaysia Vicki Treadell. [...]
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Najib: Moody’s found RM1 trillion debt claim to be untrue

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:02 AM

International credit rating agency, Moody’s had independently assessed the Pakatan Harapan government’s claims of RM1 trillion debt and self-declared debt-to-GDP [...]
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