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Ambiga wants police to stop Bersih, Red Shirts from holding simultaneous demos

19-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Datuk S. Ambiga has urged the police to prevent the Red Shirts and Bersih 5.0 rally participants from holding simultaneous demonstrations this Saturday. Ambiga, who is [...]
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Almost 100 pct of Malaysian employers abiding by minimum wage policy

19-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A large percentage of employers nationwide have complied with the minimum wage policy enforced last July. Human Resources minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem said 98 per [...]
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Malaysia Braces for Saturday’s Anti-Government Rally

Malaysia Braces for Saturday’s Anti-Government Rally

19-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

At a night market north of the Malaysian capital, Ezat Nasir paced up and down as he awaited the arrival of anti-government activists. An avowed supporter of prime minister [...]
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Malaysia leader, Abe talk shop on TPP, South China Sea, bullet trains

Malaysia leader, Abe talk shop on TPP, South China Sea, bullet trains

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Visiting Malaysian leader Najib Razak met prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday in Tokyo, where the pair agreed to push for the early implementation of the Trans-Pacific [...]
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Woman from China nabbed trying to cross M’sia-Thai border using fake MyKad

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Kedah Immigration Department has foiled an attempt by a foreigner trying to enter the Duty Free Zone area near the Malaysia-Thai border in Bukit Kayu Hitam, using a fake [...]
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In Malaysia, almost everything is an ‘official secret’

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The conviction of an opposition lawmaker under Malaysia’s Official Secrets Act has renewed calls for the law’s repeal. Activists say the legislation is [...]
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More Malaysians being duped by Australian visa scams

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

An increasing number of Malaysians are falling prey to Australian visa scams, which sees them being duped into working illegally in the country. The Australian High [...]
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How Malaysia can reverse trend of increasing religious intolerance

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

A series of incidents in recent years has been undermining the religious harmony that Malaysia has thus far enjoyed. This began with the infamous “cow-head [...]
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Malaysia ex-PM urges rallies for protest against Razak

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Video urging citizens to join Saturday rally is Mahathir Mohamad’s most vocal message for movement seeking PM’s resignation Malaysia’s longest serving [...]
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Malaysia takes action as ringgit plunges

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The central bank of Malaysia is asking foreign banks for a written commitment to refrain from trading the ringgit in the offshore non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) market in [...]
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British Judges Can’t Escape Brexit Turmoil, Even in Malaysia

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

UK Supreme Court Justice Brenda Hale gave a speech to law students in Kuala Lumpur last week about courts and constitutions. Mostly dry legal analysis, she devoted a few [...]
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Malaysia records total trade of RM1.07t in first nine months of 2016

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s total trade increased 0.6 per cent to RM1.07 trillion for the first nine months of this year compared with the corresponding period last year. Second [...]
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Exclusive: Malaysia demands foreign banks commit to stop offshore ringgit trading – sources

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Foreign banks have been asked to make a written commitment to Malaysia’s central bank to stop trading the ringgit in the offshore non-deliverable forwards market in the [...]
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Najib to attend Apec annual meeting in Peru

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is due to arrive here on Saturday to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) annual meeting. Najib and other leaders of the [...]
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Malaysia asks Japan’s Abe to convince Trump to support TPP

Malaysia asks Japan’s Abe to convince Trump to support TPP

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak asked his Japanese counterpart on Wednesday to try to convince US President-elect Donald Trump to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership [...]
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