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MIDF Research lowers Malaysia’s 2016 GDP forecast to 4.0pct

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Theedgemarkets | 6:00 AM

MIDF Research has lowered its forecast for Malaysia’s year 2016 gross domestic production (GDP) growth to 4.0 percent, following a cut in its growth forecast for the [...]
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Seniman doesn’t see the funny side of Singaporean comedian’s joke

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

The Malaysian Artistes Association (Persatuan Seniman Malaysia) today lodged a police report over Singaporean comedian Fakkah Fuzz. Seniman secretary Hafiz Nafiah said he [...]
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IS linked to recent Malaysia grenade attack: police

IS linked to recent Malaysia grenade attack: police

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police said Monday a recent hand grenade attack on a restaurant was linked to the Islamic State group, after initially saying the incident was not terror related. [...]
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IGP: PM concerned about IS-linked bombing at Movida

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Malay MaiL Online | 6:00 AM

The prime minister is concerned about the June 28 grenade attack at the Movida bar and has urged police to probe the incident linked to local Islamic State (IS) suspects, [...]
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Ban Singaporean comic for PM jibe, local artistes tells Immigration

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

The Malaysian Artistes Association wants the Immigration Department to blacklist the Singaporean stand-up comic who poked fun at prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The [...]
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Islamic State launches first successful attack in Malaysia

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police say the Islamic State has carried out its first successful attack in the country. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told CNN that a grenade attack [...]
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IS declares war on Malaysia and Indonesia

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A gun-toting adult is surrounded by children, and a teen standing away from the group is seen cradling an AK-47 assault rifle. The man is wagging his right index finger back [...]
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Palm Oil Stockpiles in Malaysia Seen Climbing as Demand Weakens

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

Palm oil inventories in Malaysia probably expanded for the first time since November as demand for the world’s most-used vegetable oil slackened and production [...]
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Malaysia ruling party VP quits, says ‘no justice’ amid 1MDB row

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

A senior leader of Malaysia’s ruling party quit on Monday, the latest among several party officials to leave or be sacked after criticising prime minister Najib Razak [...]
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Abu Dhabi Fund Denies Guaranteeing 1MDB’s Cayman Investments

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

An Abu Dhabi sovereign fund embroiled in a debt dispute with 1Malaysia Development Bhd. said it didn’t guarantee any of the Malaysian state company’s holdings in [...]
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Malaysia’s answer to Singapore consolidating its ports

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s answer to Singapore consolidating its ports to enhance efficiency and reduce cost will come from an ongoing national port study. According to officials from [...]
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Guan Eng arrested, charged – Malaysia on trial again

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:00 AM

Aliran is not in the least surprised that Penang Chief minister Lim Guan Eng has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and charged by the [...]
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Hisham: Malaysia and Saudi reaffirm friendship

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has held a number of meetings with officials in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm bilateral defence ties. Hishammuddin, who arrived in [...]
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Malaysia: 76-yr-old man held for insulting PM Najib Razak on WhatsApp

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Indianexpress | 6:00 AM

A 76-year-old man in Malaysia has been arrested for allegedly sharing a “crude” photo of prime minister Najib Razak on a WhatsApp group which “insulted and [...]
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Malaysia’s answer to Singapore consolidating its ports

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s answer to Singapore consolidating its ports to enhance efficiency and reduce cost will come from an ongoing national port study. According to officials from [...]
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