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Protect local workers, raise minimum wage to RM1,100, says DAP

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

DAP today proposed that the minimum wage for local workers be increased from RM900 to RM1,100, to help them offset the rising costs of living amid various price hikes. Party [...]
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Firms should sign up for GST to offset higher costs of business, says opposition MP

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Companies are encouraged to register for the goods and services tax (GST), regardless of whether they are eligible to absorb the increased costs of operating their business, [...]
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RON95 to be available only for the poor, says Ku Nan

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Federal Territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pic) said Putrajaya will announce a new mechanism to enable the subsidised price of RON95 fuel to be only [...]
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Cut sloganeering, not subsidies, say Umno grassroots leaders

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The debate swirling around Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s leadership and political future is causing uneasiness among Umno grassroots leaders, who say the prime minister [...]
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Muslim group wants ban on open selling of pork in Penang

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tensions went up a notch in Penang today when a Muslim non-governmental organisation demanded that local authorities ban the open selling of pork in the state. Solidarity and [...]
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Christians have ulterior motive for wanting to use the word ‘Allah’, says Dr Mahathir

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today insisted that “Allah” was exclusive to Muslims and attempts to introduce the word in the peninsula by certain quarters were for [...]
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‘Kangkung’ issue trivial, has no political significance, say analysts

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The furore over “kangkung” that has dominated conversations in the country this past two weeks is insignificant and should be treated as a joke, say analysts. [...]
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45,000 affordable homes throughout Malaysia over next 3 years

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some 45,000 affordable homes will be built under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) all over the country in the next two to three years as part of [...]
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Malaysia’s online restaurant booking site Table App has served over 10,000 diners

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With technology, it doesn’t get any easier than this: go online, choose a place and restaurant, check for availability, and reserve a table for your lunch or dinner. [...]
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‘PM’s silence, raid proves Malaya breaking up’

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 6:00 AM

The way Jeffrey Kitingan sees it, the longer prime minister Najib Tun Razak dallies on pressing issues facing Malaysia, the closer the nation moves towards the tipping point [...]
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Malaysia Airlines resumes codeshare with Burma Airways

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Astroawani | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines and Myanmar Airways International have signed a new code share agreement in a bid to increase the national carrier’s access to Yangon. The code share [...]
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Malaysian education system heading in right direction: experts

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian education system is heading in the right direction, with a solid foundation and all the ingredients for success in place. This was the consensus among foreign [...]
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Malaysia deports 131 problematic Indonesian workers

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Antaranews | 6:00 AM

The government of Malaysia has again deported 131 problematic Indonesian migrant workers through Tunon Taka international port in Nunukan District, North Kalimantan, [...]
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Constitution superior to UN rights treaty, says ex-CJ

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Signing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) would not accord Malaysians any more liberties than already contained in the Federal Constitution, a former chief [...]
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Phl government to probe alleged abuses against Filipinos in Malaysia

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government ordered today its Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to investigate the case of alleged abuses of Filipino workers who are detained in Malaysia, a [...]
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