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Prioritise workers’ health now or pay future price, employers told amid prolonged haze

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

With no end in sight for the recurring haze season, the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) have urged employers to take a more proactive role in ensuring that their [...]
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Sarawak eyeing India to promote tourism

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Sarawak is eyeing India as a major market to promote its tourism products, its Tourism, Arts and Culture minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said today. “There is [...]
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Dr M says baffled Jakarta refusing Putrajaya’s offer to help with haze menace

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he would like to ask Indonesian President Joko Widodo why Jakarta has refused Malaysia’s help to fight the forest [...]
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Malaysian home ownership campaign should not go abroad, says property group

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The government should not expand its home ownership campaign (HOC) outside of Malaysia to attract foreign property buyers, the president of an international real estate [...]
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Najib’s ex-aide insists secret China trip was for 1MDB, SRC ‘bailout’

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A secretive trip to China in June 2016 that Datuk Seri Najib Razak commissioned for infrastructure projects here was also to “bail out” 1Malaysia Development [...]
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Malaysia to push Southeast Asian nations for long-term solution to smog

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia will push its Southeast Asian neighbours to strengthen cooperation in finding a long-term solution for smog wafted across the region from forest fires in Indonesia, [...]
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MP says Putrajaya can probe Malaysian firms implicated in Indonesian fires

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Environmental Quality Act (EQA) empowers the federal government to investigate the Malaysian firms whose subsidiaries were accused of open burning in Indonesia, Klang MP [...]
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PM announces body-cams for all enforcers prone to abuse

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Body-mounted cameras will be issued to enforcement personnel of agencies susceptible to abuse as part of the government’s bid to curb corruption, prime minister Tun Dr [...]
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Leaked letter about RM450m project merely suggestion to cut costs, PM says

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The RM450 million project mentioned in a letter circulating online is already in progress and the document was just a recommendation to approve cheaper implementation by the [...]
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Dr M mulls new law to crack down on Malaysian firms caught polluting abroad

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Putrajaya may enact a law to go after Malaysian companies with estates abroad that pollute the air and cause smog around South-east Asia. Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir [...]
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With new Foreign Policy Framework, Malaysia to no longer stay silent against global injustice

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A new Foreign Policy Framework was launched by prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday, with Putrajaya declaring its intention to not shy away from speaking up [...]
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More than 36,000 face masks sold in Lazada sale as Malaysians gear up for haze

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

In less than 48 hours, Lazada has sold over 36,000 face masks during the e-retailer’s “Keep The Haze Away” sale on Sunday and Monday. The popular e-commerce [...]
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Putrajaya sets new curbs to direct tenders, adds safeguards to special cases

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The federal government will impose new conditions that will limit direct tenders to only exceptional cases, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today. The move [...]
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Let staff work from home amid worsening haze, HR Ministry tells employers

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR) today urged employers to let their staff work from home to ensure their health is not adversely affected by the prolonged haze season. [...]
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1MDB trial: Najib’s ex-aide denies $200,000 a gift from Jho Low

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s former aide today denied receiving $200,000 in 2011 as a gift from businessperson Low Taek Jho, insisting instead that it was a loan from the [...]
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