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Putrajaya in fresh bid to kill anti-fake news law after last year’s Senate frustration

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

The government will resubmit the Anti-Fake News (Repeal) Bill to Parliament next month following the expiry of the cooling-off period triggered by its rejection in Dewan [...]
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Amid speculations, Putrajaya explains Saturday Cabinet meeting on economic vision

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

Putrajaya has explained today that a special Cabinet meeting scheduled on Saturday will be to discuss the country’s long-term economic policy, amid speculations that it [...]
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Malaysia Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged as Growth Steadies

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Malaysia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged [...]
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Survey: Support for PAS in Selangor almost halved after GE14

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

Popular support for Islamist party PAS in Selangor has fallen to a mere eight per cent, almost half of the 15 per cent popular vote it received in the 14th general elections [...]
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150 or 1,000? FT minister and Najib spar online over Ummah rally buntings

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

Federal Territories minister Khalid Samad came under fire from Datuk Seri Najib Razak for claiming that Umno had not applied for the number of buntings it wanted to use to [...]
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China’s love of stinky durian ‘next big threat’ to Malaysian rainforest

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

Soaring Chinese demand for the stinky durian fruit is turning into the next big threat to Malaysia’s depleted rainforest, a conservation expert said on Thursday, urging [...]
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Sarawak has nothing to do with KL haze, deputy CM tells Jakarta

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

Sarawak deputy Chief minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today refuted claims by Indonesian Environment and Forestry minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar that the haze blanketing [...]
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At anniversary do, Dr M reminds Bersatu to learn from Umno’s ‘downfall’

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

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chair Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reminded party members tonight to learn from Umno’s “downfall”, and not to repeat their [...]
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Penang restricts outdoor activities as air quality reaches unhealthy level

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

The Penang state government has ordered the cancellation of all outdoor activities and sports in view of the worsening haze situation in the state. Penang state exco Phee [...]
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Media should be free to report the truth, says Malaysia’s communications minister

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia minister Gobind Singh Deo said on Thursday (Sep 12) that it is important to have media that are free to report the truth, “even [...]
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Raudhah Ville’s ‘Islamic City’ model no threat to national unity, minister

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

Housing and Local government minister Zuraida Kamaruddin today dismissed concerns regarding a planned Islamic township called Raudhah Ville, which is located in Cyberjaya. [...]
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Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia’s leader as row over haze flares

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

Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia’s leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia’s environment minister said on [...]
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Malaysia Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged as Growth Steadies

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Malaysia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged [...]
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Cops say probing alleged insults against Agong, Permaisuri on Twitter for sedition

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

Federal police confirmed today that they have received a report over alleged insults against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and his queen the Raja Permaisuri Agong on Twitter. In [...]
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Think tank predicts budget cuts after warning of economic slowdown

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

A think tank today predicted cuts in the budget for 2020 when it is tabled in Parliament next month, following the forecast by Moody’s Investors Service of a slowdown [...]
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