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Australian man charged with bribing Malaysian official to secure sale of MARA’s Dudley House

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Australian federal police have charged one of its citizens for allegedly bribing a Malaysian government official to secure the sale of a multi million-dollar student [...]
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Ex-CEO tells Najib’s 1MDB trial how Jho Low introduced successor Hazem to sovereign wealth fund

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman was introduced to the firm by fugitive businesspeople Low Taek Jho, the High Court heard today. [...]
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Malaysia should not be ‘dragged and trapped’ between superpowers in South China Sea dispute: Hishammuddin

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia must ensure it is not “dragged and trapped” in a geopolitical tussle between superpowers in its efforts to resolve disputes over the South China Sea, its [...]
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Rice subsidies create complacency, says economist

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

A national policy of self-sufficiency in rice supply is needed, says an economist, urging that the government look into raising padi harvests with simple high-yield methods [...]
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Malaysian overcomes grief by picking up ‘mushrooming’

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The English poetess, Emily Dickinson, once wrote, “Unable are the loved to die, for love is Immortality.” Losing a loved one at some point in life is inevitable, [...]
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No Malaysian soldiers affected in Beirut blasts, says Embassy of Lebanon

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

The Embassy of Lebanon in Malaysia has clarified that Malaysian soldiers currently deployed under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (Unifil) were not affected by [...]
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Goldman sets new goals for employing Black, Latino, female vice presidents

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Wednesday that by 2025 it wants 7 percent of its employees with the title vice president to be Black and 9 percent to be Latino professionals. [...]
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Wang Yi: China-Malaysia cooperation enjoys strong complementarity, vitality

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CGTN | 6:02 AM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign minister Wang Yi said, on Wednesday, that the growth in both China’s investment in Malaysia and Malaysia’s exports to China in [...]
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Deputy finance minister offers to change MP’s fake RM50 note for real one

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

Deputy Finance minister Mohd Shahar Abdullah today offered to change an MP’s counterfeit RM50 note with a real one. Bank Negara’s guidelines, however, state that [...]
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Immigration Dept: Overstayers in Malaysia must settle compound before allowed home

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Foreign nationals who have overstayed in Malaysia for a period of a year and below will be compounded RM1,000, Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud said. [...]
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MP says curious if MACC, AGC don’t prosecute Mara graft case after Australia files charges

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Australian authorities’ prosecution of a man for bribing a Malaysian government official should be impetus for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission to proceed with [...]
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Malaysian PM and friends called out over RM6,500 feast in Parliament House

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

Malaysian prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin and more than a dozen of other politicians have been called out for feasting on pricey meals ever since parliament convened, [...]
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Ex-minister: Govt could have got more from Goldman Sachs if it wasn’t hasty

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

The Perikatan Nasional government could have extracted more compensation from Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged theft of 1MDB funds had it not been hasty, said former [...]
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COVID-19: Malaysia ready to allow pilgrims to perform umrah

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 10:41 AM

There is no problem to allow Malaysian pilgrims to perform the minor haj (umrah) but it depends on the current COVID-19 situation in Saudi Arabia. Minister in the Prime [...]
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Dr Noor Hisham urges Putrajaya, Singapore to streamline SOPs before allowing resumption of cross-border travel

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:40 AM

Malaysia and Singapore need to streamline the standard operating procedures (SOPs) before allowing cross-border travel between the two countries to resume after being halted [...]
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