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M’sia’s fertility rate drops to lowest level ever recorded

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:27 AM

The national fertility rate this year is expected to decline to the lowest level recorded since the formation of Malaysia in 1963, with 15.8 births per 1,000 people compared [...]
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Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of N. Korean leader

Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of N. Korean leader

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader [...]
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Dr M approval rating at 71pct but concern over race, religion seen growing: Merdeka Centre

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:27 AM

Malaysians have given prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad a 71 percent approval rating, but concern about ethnic and religious issues has risen since his election in May, [...]
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Azmin denies CEP extension means Cabinet is weak

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:27 AM

The prime minister’s decision to retain the Council of Eminent Persons is not indication that his ministers were ineffectual, said Datuk Seri Azmin Ali. The economic [...]
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Show proof I want to block Anwar, Dr M tells PKR detractors

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

Pakatan Harapan chair Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has asked detractors to show proof that he plans to block Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from taking over as prime minister. The prime [...]
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Malaysia-based startup Flower Chimp raises $1.5M to expand florist service in Southeast Asia

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | FPT | 6:36 AM

The company is already present in three markets, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines Malaysia-based online florist Flower Chimp has raised RM6 million (US$1.5 million) [...]
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Dr M: Bahasa Malaysia, Malay rights protected

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:36 AM

The government will uphold Bahasa Malaysia as the national language and safeguard the special position and rights of the Malays. Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in [...]
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Najib: Don’t relaunch 1MDB probe just for witch hunt

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

Any renewed Public Accounts Committee (PAC) investigation on 1MDB must be motivated by truth and not blame, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Responding to [...]
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Ahead of decision on Kim Jong-nam’s murder, mum insists Siti Aisyah was tricked

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

The Indonesian girl charged with killing North Korea’s Kim Jong-nam had always dreamt of becoming a television star, according to her mother Benah. In their last [...]
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M’sia hasn’t made a formal request for 1MDB-related luxury jet currently parked at Seletar Airport

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:36 AM

After having the seized the RM1 billion (US$250 million) super-yacht belonging to fugitive financier Jho Low, Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad now has his sights set [...]
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Najib’s claims about Melaka Gateway untrue, Says CM

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:36 AM

Chief minister Adly Zahari has dismissed as untrue former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s allegation that the Melaka Gateway project is being implemented [...]
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Fitch Solutions cuts construction outlook as Putrajaya axes 1MDB projects

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

Malaysia’s property sector will grow at a reduced rate of 4.4 per cent this year owing to the government’s bid to cancel developments linked to the 1MDB [...]
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Singapore says no Malaysian request for return of 1MDB-linked jet

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:36 AM

Singapore police said on Tuesday an aircraft linked to an investigation into a multi billion scandal at Malaysian state fund 1MDB was in the city-state but Malaysia had not [...]
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PAC chair says will take fresh approach in 1MDB probe

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

The new Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will not be repeating what has already been determined before and instead use a fresh approach when investigating issues, its chair [...]
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Nazri claims ignorance over 1MDB revelations, says Umno culture not to question leader

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:36 AM

Umno lawmaker Datuk Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz said today he was shocked to learn the lavish lifestyle led by Datuk Seri Najib Razak and the latter’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah [...]
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