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Survey: Malaysia warming up to private equity

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is warming up to private equity as the industry continues to gain maturity across the Asia-Pacific, according to a survey by Ernst & Young (E&Y). [...] » More

Citi sees 2014 as year of rebalancing for Malaysia

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theborneopost | 6:00 AM

Leading global bank, Citi says it sees 2014 as a year of growth rebalancing away from domestic towards external demand for Malaysia. In a press statement, Citigroup Asia [...] » More

Teresa Kok, supporters lodge police reports over chicken-blood protest, slap reward

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

Teresa Kok and six others today lodged police reports over the slaughter of two chickens by a group of Islamic NGOs and their RM1,200 reward offer to anyone who dared to slap [...] » More

Robert Tan sells entire 14.3pct stake in Malaysia Aica

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Tan Sri Robert Tan Hua Choon has ceased to be a shareholder in Malaysia Aica Bhd (MAica) after he disposed of his entire 14.3 percent stake following a takeover offer by TER [...] » More

Polarisation in schools report baseless, says minister

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Education minister II Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh has dismissed as baseless the findings of a forum that national schools are the breeding grounds of racial polarisation, with the [...] » More

Malaysia postpones execution after outcry, says Amnesty

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International said today that Malaysia has postponed plans to execute a man for murder in a case that sparked an outcry from rights groups. Chandran Paskaran, a [...] » More

Malaysia’s December exports up 14.4pct to RM65.74b, exceed forecast

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s exports rose 14.4 percent on-year to RM65.74bil in December 2013, exceeding a survey of a 10 percent increase, underpinned by higher exports of electrical [...] » More

Malaysia records RM1.37 trillion in trade

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Malaysia achieved a 4.6 per cent growth in trade last year to record RM1.37 trillion. International Trade and Industry minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said exports grew [...] » More

SAP appoints Bernard Chiang as SAP Malaysia head

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

SAP has appointed Bernard Chiang as its managing director for SAP Malaysia. At SAP, Chiang will be responsible for driving the company’s strategy, business and [...] » More

Electric-powered buses by 2016

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 6:00 AM

Electric-powered passenger buses plying in Putrajaya and Langkawi will be operational in the early by 2016, according to Arca Corp Sdn Bhd (ACSB). Its executive chair, Che [...] » More

Tourism Malaysia to focus on promoting new destinations like Borneo, Johor and Penang in India

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Travelbizmonitor | 6:00 AM

Tourism Malaysia has decided to promote new destinations in the Indian market beyond Kuala Lumpur. It will promote Borneo, which is the third-largest island in the world and [...] » More

Interfaith forum blames education system, national schools for racial polarisation

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

National schools are the breeding ground for racial polarisation and the education system is the root cause of the problem plaguing the country now, an interfaith forum was [...] » More

KL building stands tall at Japan snow festival

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s iconic Sultan Abdul Samad Building stands out as a commanding snow sculpture at the 65th Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan. Tourism and Culture [...] » More

Malaysian firm behind $19bn project is taking cues from Dubai

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian firm taking cues from DubaiA master developer in Malaysia is shutting the door on speculators eyeing a $19 billion project after studying Dubai’s 2009 real [...] » More

Malaysia aligns in new asylum-seeker boats war tactic

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

AUSTRALIA is poised to sign a new asylum-seeker deal with Malaysia as relations with Indonesia continue to hamper regional border protection operations. But it will go [...] » More