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KL to become regional centre to combat IS online propaganda

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Kuala Lumpur will soon establish a Regional Digital Counter-Messaging Communications Centre to fight the spread of Islamic State (IS) ideology and propaganda through the [...] » More

Matthias Chang detained under Sosma

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Matthias Chang, the ex-political secretary of former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been detained under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) 2012. [...] » More

Malaysia court upholds ban on cross dressing by transgender Muslims

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s highest court on Thursday dismissed a challenge to a ban on cross-dressing, dealing a major setback to the battle for the rights of the country’s [...] » More

Malcolm Turnbull pledges MH17 justice – The West Australian

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The West Australian | 6:00 AM

Malcolm Turnbull has pledged his determination to bring the perpetrators of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to justice as a former investigator gives more [...] » More

No offence committed by 1MDB in Bank Negara investigation, says AG’s Chambers

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The Attorney general’s Chamber (AGC) has decided that no further action would be taken against 1Malaysia Development Bhd concerning Bank Negara’s investigation [...] » More

Zeti should be brutally honest on what ails Malaysia, says global financial mag

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz should be brutally honest about the issues plaguing the country, said Euromoney in its October edition, as the ringgit [...] » More

Malaysia welcomes Indonesia’s request for assistance to battle fires causing haze

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment minister Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has welcomed Indonesia’s request for assistance to battle the forest fires [...] » More

Rafizi’s sec-gen post under threat as PKR leaders divided over PAS

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A faction in PKR wants Rafizi Ramli removed as secretary-general, following friction in the party over the formation of new opposition pact Pakatan Harapan, a source from the [...] » More

After ‘terrible few weeks’ for human rights, lawyers urge activists to soldier on

10-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Several civil liberties lawyers have pressed local activists to find the courage to continue their efforts even as the country’s superior courts delivered several [...] » More

Malaysia to assist Indonesia fight forest fires – Hishammuddin

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Astroawani | 6:00 AM

Defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said Malaysia will direct its assets to Indonesia to help the republic fight forest fires. He said this is following the [...] » More

Malaysian Bar demands cops stop ‘harassment’ of 1MDB critic’s lawyer

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The police questioning of lawyer Matthias Chang, who represents detained 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) critic Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan, was a veiled attempt to [...] » More

MACC must seek greater public trust, says deputy chief

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Efforts to increase public confidence in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission must be stepped up, said deputy chief commissioner Datuk Seri Zakaria Jaffar. In 2009, the [...] » More

High Speed Rail: Singapore, Malaysia launch ‘market sensing exercise’

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) have jointly launched a “market sensing exercise” on [...] » More

Abolish BR1M and reduce GST, Putrajaya urged

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Some Malaysians have called for the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) scheme to be abolished despite the high cost of living. They said the scheme was not effective in [...] » More

Malaysia Eyes New Regional Facility to Counter Islamic State

09-Oct-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Last week, Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak announced that the Southeast Asian state may soon establish a regional centre to counter messaging from the Islamic State [...] » More