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Al Jazeera refutes claims documentary on migrants is biased and inaccurate, fears for safety of staff and interviewees in Malaysia

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:17 AM

Qatari-owned news agency Al Jazeera has categorically rejected the accusations levelled by Malaysian officials at its recent 101 East documentary on the Covid-19 pandemic and [...]
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Banks’ credit assessment now looking at borrowers’ Covid-19 mitigation plans, says BSN chief business officer

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:17 AM

Banks are putting in place a new credit assessment methodology before granting any facility to any potential borrowers, according to Bank Simpanan Nasional Bhd’s (BSN) [...]
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Al Jazeera journalists questioned over Malaysia documentary

Al Jazeera journalists questioned over Malaysia documentary

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:17 AM

Several Al Jazeera journalists involved in a recent documentary about Malaysia’s treatment of undocumented workers during the coronavirus pandemic were questioned at [...]
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Activist and INGO founder out on bail after being arrested to have statement taken over sexual harassment report, says KL police chief

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:17 AM

A 56-year-old suspect was apprehended by the police earlier today for questioning in relation to a report lodged against him for alleged sexual harassment that happened in [...]
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Malaysia’s palm oil stock falls 6.33pct to 1.9 million tonnes in June 2020

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:17 AM

Malaysia’s total palm oil stock decreased by 6.33 per cent month-on-month (m-o-m) to 1.9 million tonnes in June 2020 from 2.03 million tonnes in May 2020, the Malaysian [...]
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Malaysia’s absolute poverty rate at 5.6pct chief statistician

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 7:17 AM

The Statistics Department said today the absolute poverty rate in Malaysia improved from 7.6 percent in 2016 to 5.6 percent in 2019 following the revision of the national [...]
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Dr Noor Hisham: No local Covid-19 infections in Malaysia for second consecutive day, total recoveries hit 97.9pc

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:17 AM

The health ministry has announced that 13 Covid-19-related cases were discharged from hospital today, bringing the total cumulative number of recoveries to 8,499 cases or [...]
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Al Jazeera rejects Malaysian officials’ claims over documentary

11-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:17 AM

Al Jazeera Media Network has strongly rejected allegations made by Malaysian authorities over an investigative documentary aired last week about the arrest of undocumented [...]
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India-China dispute presents opportunity for Malaysia to boost exports

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

The heightened border dispute between India and China presents an opportunity for Malaysia to boost exports to India as the South Asian country plans to impose strict rules [...]
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Locked in settlement talks with Goldman Sachs, Tengku Zafrul says 1MDB case important, but not as crucial as economic recovery

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

While Malaysia’s economic recovery has taken the front seat amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is still pursuing compensation from investment bank Goldman Sachs in [...]
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In tough environment with notoriously thin margins, Malaysia Airlines taps AI in digital push

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

Malaysia Airlines Bhd has implemented US-listed provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions PROS Holdings Inc’s PROS Revenue Management Advantage (RM [...]
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After ordered to pay $22m to Malaysian contractor WZR, Maldives state firm seeks to continue contract

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A company owned by the Maldives government intends to work out a way to proceed with a $155 million (RM661 million) contract with Malaysian property developer WZR Property [...]
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MACC detains Mat Sabu’s ex-aide over kickbacks in RM56m defence contract

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

MACC has detained an ex-aide to former defence minister and Amanah president Mohamad Sabu, over alleged kickbacks in a RM56 million defence contract. Sources confirmed with [...]
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Stats Dept: Malaysia manufacturing sales rebounded 19.1pct to RM90.2b in May 2020

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s manufacturing sales rebounded 19.1 per cent to RM90.2 billion in May 2020 as compared to the previous month, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia [...]
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PM candidate issue should come from the horse’s mouthUmno man

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

Umno supreme council member Mohd Puad Zarkashi said any clarification on the party’s position on Perikatan Nasional’s prime ministerial candidate in the 15th [...]
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