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Najib says former Lynas critics in government should apologise or go

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders who had opposed Lynas Malaysia should apologise over the move to let the firm explore local waste disposal options or resign in protest, Datuk [...]
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Denying no-confidence vote against MB, Selangor Speaker explains why assembly meeting finished early

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The completion of the latest Selangor state assembly meeting after just two days is unrelated to any rumoured attempt to remove the Selangor mentri besar, the state Speaker [...]
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‘At least you got a seat,’ Kit Siang’s aide tells Najib over coronation row

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s invitation to the coronation of Sultan Muhammad V in 2016 was entirely withdrawn, Syahredzan Johan reminded Datuk Seri Najib Razak today. The [...]
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Are you paying the ‘sugar tax’ for your favourite drink? Find out here

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia finally introduced a so-called “sugar tax” of 40 sen per litre on drinks with sugar content beyond set levels last month, following the footsteps of [...]
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Tourism DG: Success of Visit Malaysia 2020 doesn’t depend on logo, but on how much Malaysians care

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:02 AM

Tourism Malaysia has urged Malaysians to help promote the country wherever they are, and in whatever form they can. Its director-general, Datuk Musa Yusof, said the success [...]
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Kit Siang to youth: Dream big, right the wrongs and injustices in society

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has turned to the youth, daring them to dream big to achieve their full potentials to steer the country on the right path. The Iskandar Puteri MP, [...]
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Malaysia asks Australia’s Lynas for waste plan before license renewal

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is waiting on Australian miner Lynas Corp’s plan to manage low-level radioactive waste from its rare earths processing plant ahead of a license renewal, [...]
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PM: Malaysia prevailed over attempts to split country

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia was able to overcome unnamed groups’ attempts to create racial divisions in the country. In his speech at the 10th [...]
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SRC Trial: Jho Low instructed RM37m to go into Najib’s accounts, including RM27m labelled as ‘royal donation’

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

At least RM37 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd’s coffers ended up in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal bank account as per the instructions of fugitive [...]
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IGP confirms Malaysian detained in Indonesia for smuggling drugs

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today confirmed receiving a report that a Malaysian was arrested in Kalimantan, Indonesia recently after being [...]
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Flying out from Malaysia? RM8-RM150 departure tax imposed from September 1

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Anyone who flies out from Malaysia will have to pay tax in the form of a departure levy ranging from RM8 to RM150 from this September 1, the government has announced. In a [...]
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Protests force HK ‘Heavenly King’ Andy Lau to cancel birthday celebration with fans

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A planned fan celebration for Kong Kong actor and singer Andy Lau birthday celebration had to be called off. The annual celebration planned by fans, scheduled for August 24, [...]
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Lynas Corp welcomes PM’s announcement, working on locations for waste disposal in Malaysia

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Lynas Corp said today it welcomes prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s announcement of the removal of the requirement for it to repatriate its rare-earth processing [...]
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Home minister: Govt to improve prison-private sector collaboration to tackle overcrowding

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Home Ministry is looking to further enhance the Prison Department’s existing Corporate Smart Internship (CSI) programme to better improve parolees’ [...]
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Malaysia’s manufacturing contracts slightly but firms stay bullish

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Manufacturers in Malaysia remained optimistic about the second half of 2019 notwithstanding a third straight month of declining input activities, according to Nikkei [...]
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