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Dr M dithering on mega projects to ‘save China’s face’, report claims

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s apparent “flip-flopping” on several multi billion-ringgit China-backed projects here is only a facade to allow the [...]
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Malaysia-Singapore economic relations are good: Malaysian trade minister

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:00 AM

Economic relations between Malaysia and Singapore are “good”, said Malaysian International Trade and Industry minister Darell Leiking on Wednesday (August 29). He [...]
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Anwar: PH must work out how to fulfil manifesto promises

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Pakatan Harapan leaders must work out ways to fulfill promises made by the ruling coalition before it won the 14th general election (GE14). Prime-minister-in waiting Datuk [...]
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Malaysia finally a mature society after 61 years, interfaith group says

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysians have much to celebrate this year as the country has finally shown political and social maturity, the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, [...]
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Malaysia targets 80pct rice self-sufficiency by 2022

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

The agriculture minister says technology transfer from China, Taiwan and Japan will help to achieve this. Malaysia targets to achieve 80 percent self-sufficiency in rice by [...]
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Study shows youths suspicious of Pakatan, Dr M despite voting for them

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A research on youth perception of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration found a majority of young Malaysians to be suspicious of the very coalition they voted into power [...]
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MACC says 60pct of 1MDB probe completed so far

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) is more than halfway done with the investigation into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Datuk Seri Azam Baki revealed [...]
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Malaysia’s consumption tax revenue to be half previous level finmin

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s new tax on some goods and services, which takes effect on Saturday, is expected to collect less than half the revenue raised by a broader one imposed by the [...]
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Finance minister: government looking to divest non-core holdings

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Putrajaya will explore ways to monetise holdings in assets and companies that are neither critical nor strategic, said Finance minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the move will [...]
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PwC survey: M’sian organisations largely reactive in combating economic crime

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A survey found that many Malaysian organisations are still largely reactive in combating economic crime. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global Economic Crime and [...]
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Putrajaya accused of discrimination as mission schools’ grants dwindle

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Education Ministry has been told not to marginalise government-aided schools or mission schools when it comes to allocating funds to maintain these places. In a statement [...]
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US-China trade war benefits Malaysia

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The US-China trade war will have a positive impact on Malaysia, said deputy minister of international Trade and Industry Dr Ong Kian Ming. He said interest among companies [...]
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Young women angered by DPM’s stand on child marriage, survey shows

31-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A majority of young Malaysian women surveyed by Iman Research disapprove of Datuk Seri Wan Azisah Wan Ismail and found her stance on child marriage weak, contrasting with an [...]
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Malaysian housing minister walks back Mahathir’s talk of banning foreign buyers in Country Garden project

30-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s government is looking into the extent of overseas ownership in the country’s largest residential property project, 24 hours after the prime minister [...]
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Better support system needed if Malaysia wants to achieve ‘Happy Nation’ status

30-Aug-2018 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

An academician has called for a review on policies to provide a better social support system for Malaysia’s ageing population. An article written by the director of [...]
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