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Plane disasters dominate Abbott’s KL visit

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo7 and Agencies | 6:00 AM

The twin Malaysia Airlines tragedies will loom large as Tony Abbott arrives in Kuala Lumpur for a brief visit. The prime minister will arrive in the capital on Saturday for a [...]
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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Seabed Search Spots Unidentified ‘Hard Objects’ Six Months After Aircraft Disappeared

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Investigators mapping the Indian Ocean floor in search of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have uncovered “hard objects” that appear to be inconsistent with [...]
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Malaysia Scraps Palm Export Tax for Two Months to Help Sales

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, the world’s largest palm oil producer after Indonesia, scrapped an export tax on the crude variety for two months to boost shipments and reverse a decline in [...]
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Malaysia busted smuggling syndicate in ‘biggest scandal’ involving civil servants

Malaysia busted smuggling syndicate in ‘biggest scandal’ involving civil servants

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

An anti-corruption taskforce in Malaysia has uncovered what it believed could be “the biggest scandal involving civil servants”. Investigators remanded 24 members [...]
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Note to Malaysia Airlines: Call In an Expert to Fix This Mess

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | TheStreet | 6:00 AM

Since March, everything has gone wrong for Malaysia Airlines, which lost 510 passengers, 27 crew members and two airplanes in two oddball fatal crashes, tried to recover with [...]
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Malaysia’s Export Growth Slows in July

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s exports grew at the slowest pace in more than a year in July, perhaps increasing the chance that the central bank will wait before raising interest rates [...]
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Malaysia’s trade figures fall below expectation

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s exports in July posted their weakest performance in more than a year, well below expectations, as demand from China and Japan for key goods slumped, while [...]
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My vote goes if Sedition Act goes, Perkasa chief tellsb

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

Datuk Ibrahim Ali warned the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) today it stood to lose his vote at the next polls if the government repeals the Sedition Act 1948. The president of [...]
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112 NGOs band together to fight Sedition Act

112 NGOs band together to fight Sedition Act

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

A movement dubbed “Abolish the Sedition Act” (GHAH) was launched today in response to the use of the draconian law as a means of political repression and terror. [...]
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New Star Wars Miniland in Legoland Malaysia

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A new attraction awaits Star Wars fans across the Causeway. The Lego Star Wars Miniland, a model display housed in a 900 sq m building, will open tomorrow at Legoland [...]
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Malaysia Airlines’ ‘bucket list’ promotion gets rebranded

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines has renamed a promotional competition asking people what activities and destinations are on their “bucket list” after acknowledging it was [...]
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Malaysia bans Kiwi anti-mining protester

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Dominion Post | 6:00 AM

A Kiwi anti-mining activist has been refused entry to Malaysia because her name was on a government blacklist. Sydney-based Natalie Lowrey, who grew up in South Auckland, [...]
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Former student activist jailed 10 months for sedition

Former student activist jailed 10 months for sedition

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Muhammad Safwan Anang (pic), the former chairperson of Solidariti Mahasiswa Malaysia (SMM), was today found guilty of sedition and sentenced to 10 months’ jail. Bernama [...]
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AT LAST – IS IT MH370? Mystery objects found

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ANN | 6:00 AM

FRESH seabed mapping of the MH370 search area has detected hard objects which are inconsistent with the region searchers believe the plane may have come down. The objects [...]
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Are Malaysian taxi drivers really evil?

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Cilisos.my | 6:00 AM

Last week, we published a piece on Uber and local taxi drivers following the whole Uber-being-illegal-in-Malaysia drama. Just to recap, GABUNGAN (a Malaysian taxi driver [...]
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