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Malaysia’s Petronas says awarded shallow-water oil and gas block in Mexico

04-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysian state energy firm Petronas [PETR.UL] said on Wednesday it has been awarded a shallow-water oil and gas exploration block that it will jointly operate with [...]
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Malaysia’s Bond Recovery Is Under Threat

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s bonds are coming back in favour but the respite may be brief. The level of the nation’s foreign reserves is coming under scrutiny as investors brace [...]
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Over half of M’sian youth unsure of which party to vote for: Survey

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A surprising majority of Malaysian youth is uncertain of which political party they are aligned with, and which party they think would be most capable of developing and [...]
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Associate of Malaysian PM Najib Razak on corruption charges in France

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

A close friend and former adviser to Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak has reportedly been charged in France over alleged multi million dollar kick-backs in a case [...]
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Malaysia, Singapore Conclude Naval Drills

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The two Southeast Asian neighbours carried out the 30th iteration of Exercise Malapura. Last week, Malaysia and Singapore concluded the latest iteration of their bilateral [...]
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China’s investment in Malaysia may come with a long-term political cost

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Strait of Malacca has been a gateway for China for centuries in its quest for power. A story blended from Malaysian history and folklore says an emperor sent a princess [...]
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Malaysian banks may have longer wait to enter Indonesia

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA would like to see the banking gap between Malaysia and itself reduced more significantly before it allows more Malaysian banks to enter its market, says Muliaman [...]
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Malaysia government sparks anger with ban on moderate Islam book

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Activists and authors in Muslim-majority Malaysia reacted with outrage on Tuesday (August 1), after the authorities banned a book aimed at promoting moderate Islam, as [...]
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PM: 1MDB debt repayment a ‘technical matter’

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak denied today that sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is unable to pay back its debt to Abu Dhabi’s International [...]
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Malaysia seizes nearly $1 million in trafficked wildlife at airport

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysian authorities seized trafficked ivory tusks and pangolin scales worth nearly $1 million over the weekend, airport customs officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a [...]
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Malaysia’s 1MDB misses Abu Dhabi payment

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s scandal-hit state investment fund 1MDB has missed a payment to Abu Dhabi of over $600 million that it was supposed to make by the end of July to settle [...]
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1MDB Misses $603 Million Payment to IPIC on Regulatory Holdup

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

1Malaysia Development Bhd., the embattled state investment company, said it failed to make a $603 million payment to Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund because of a [...]
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Four types of allowances payable to retrenched employees under new scheme

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The government has listed four types of allowances for retrenched workers under the newly proposed Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS), hoped to take effect beginning January 1 [...]
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Don’t spread lies and half-truths on Malaysia, says Najib

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed regret that some Malaysians go to the extent of putting down their own country. These people, he said, are being used by [...]
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Education Ministry: No textbook change to fact on Dr M as father of modern Malaysia

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

School textbooks will still retain mention of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the “Father of Malaysia’s Modernisation”, the Education Ministry said today. The [...]
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