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Malaysia’s labour market momentum escalated in Q1 2022

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s labour market momentum escalated in the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 2022) as both demand and supply ascended further, according to the Department of Statistics [...] » More

Malaysia’s biggest telcos seek majority stake in 5G agency-document

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s four largest telecommunications firms are seeking a majority stake in a state 5G agency, countering a proposal by the government to offer them minority [...] » More

Now, Najib challenges Kit Siang to a debate

21-May-2022 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 5:02 AM

Najib Razak has challenged DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang to a debate in English. Noting that Lim was frequently making critical statements against him, Najib questioned if Lim [...] » More

Rebutting Indonesian rep, transport minister denies trade restrictions with Malaysia involving small vessels

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Transport minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong has reportedly denied a claim by the Indonesian Consulate-General in Sabah, explaining that there are no restrictions applied to [...] » More

CovidNow: 30.6pct of children in Malaysia fully vaxxed

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

A total of 1,085,977 or 30.6 per cent of children aged five to 11 in the country have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for [...] » More

Azmin Ali: US companies show confidence in Malaysia as investment destination of choice

21-May-2022 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 5:02 AM

Companies in the United States are confident that Malaysia is still an investment destination of choice, Senior minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri [...] » More

Putrajaya committed to eradicating gap in development between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah, says PM

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

The federal government is making efforts to eradicate the development gap between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah, including through the construction of the Pan Borneo Highway, [...] » More

Dropping AP for food imports could jeopardise Malaysia’s production, stakeholders warn

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The government’s move to abolish approved permits (APs) for food imports was a short-term solution that could cause lasting problems for Malaysia’s food security, [...] » More

Removal of AP requirement for imported foodstuffs will not resolve spike in food prices, says Anthony Loke

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The removal of approved permit (AP) requirement to import foodstuffs will not resolve increasing prices of food items, DAP secretary-general Anthony Loke said today. He said [...] » More

Approval permits to import rice still needed, says Malaysia agriculture ministry in clarification

21-May-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s agriculture ministry clarified on Thursday (May 19) that Approved Permits (APs) are still required when importing rice. This came after prime minister Ismail [...] » More

Malaysia still reviewing proposed cut in palm oil export tax commodities minister

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Malaysia is still reviewing the viability of a temporary cut of a crude palm oil export tax, the Commodities Ministry said on Friday, after Indonesia lifted an export ban [...] » More

Prosecution seeks to get Arul Kanda to testify against Najib in 1MDB audit report tampering trial

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The prosecution today applied to have former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy, who is accused of tampering with the auditor-general’s report [...] » More

Malaysia’s red-hot trade in April puts economy on solid growth path

21-May-2022 Intellasia | Straistimes | 5:02 AM

Malaysia keeps its economy red-hot after posting the highest monthly value for trade, exports, imports and trade surplus in April. The country’s total trade rose 21.3 [...] » More

PM Ismail Sabri says discussed Johor river water agreement with Singapore foreign minister yesterday

20-May-2022 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Issues related to the 1962 Johor River Water Agreement were among the matters discussed by prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Singapore’s Foreign [...] » More

Malaysia ranks among top 10 nations with cheapest gasoline prices

20-May-2022 Intellasia | Theedgemarkets | 5:02 AM

Malaysia ranks among the top 10 nations with the cheapest gasoline prices in the world. According to, as at May 16, the average price of gasoline [...] » More