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Bung Moktar’s slip-up a lesson for all MPs, says law minister

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today MPs should watch their language when in the Dewan Rakyat and abide by the parliament rules. He was commenting on the [...]
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Mahathir to table Malaysia’s midterm review of five-year economic plan

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is expected to table the midterm review of the 11th Malaysia Plan, a five-year economic blueprint, on Thursday (October 18). The review is [...]
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Carpet dealer sues Najib, Rosmah and two others over tort of conspiracy

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Carpet dealer Deepak Jaikishan has filed a suit against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and two others over tort of conpiracy. [...]
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Now, Najib and Rosmah face two civil suits exceeding RM700m

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Amid ongoing legal battles, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor now find themselves at the centre of two more lawsuits, this time [...]
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Zahid still Umno chief even if charged, sec-gen says

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Umno seretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said today the party will make no move to remove Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi as its president at this point, despite the pall cast [...]
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Tolls to remain until country’s finances stabilise, says Works minister

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government will not abolish highway tolls until the country’s financial situation improves and stabilises, said Works minister Baru Bian. “I would like to [...]
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Malaysia’s fiscal health not conducive for ‘crooked bridge’: Azmin Ali

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Economic Affairs minister Mohamed Azmin Ali said on Wednesday (October 17) that the country’s current economic situation is not conducive for reviving the [...]
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Najib says Singapore prefers Causeway, Malaysia may face challenge for ‘crooked bridge’

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government may have a tough time convincing Singapore to agree to its “crooked bridge” idea to connect the two countries, Datuk Seri [...]
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Govt to set up tribunal to investigate allegations of EC misconduct

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government will set up a tribunal to investigate numerous allegations of misconduct committed by the Election Commission (EC) in the run up to the 14th general Election [...]
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Report: Abu Dhabi firm denies $6.9b bonds linked to 1MDB

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned investment firm said six of its bonds worth $6.9 billion (RM28.6 billion) are not linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a report has [...]
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‘Najib’s personal attacks against me a note of quiet desperation’

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal attacks against him proved a note of quiet desperation on the [...]
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Economic Affairs minister Azmin Ali says ‘crooked bridge’ not a priority for Malaysian government

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Economic Affairs minister Azmin Ali said on Wednesday (October 17) that he will look into a proposal to build a “crooked bridge” that was raised [...]
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Govt to conduct feasibility study on crooked bridge project, says Works minister

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government will conduct a feasibility study before approving a plan to revive the “crooked bridge” project in Johor, said Works minister Baru Bian. Baru made [...]
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Malaysia’s ex-DPM expected to be charged with CBT

Malaysia’s ex-DPM expected to be charged with CBT

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to be charged tomorrow with criminal breach of trust (CBT) for misappropriating funds from his [...]
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Minister has no power to enforce smoking ban in Parliament, PKR MP says

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

No minister can enforce a smoking ban within Parliament grounds, a PKR MP has claimed, following the recent compound fines issued to individuals and an unnamed lawmaker. [...]
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