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Burma politicians dodge ‘assassination’ in Malaysia

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Two Myanmar politicians from a western state riven by deadly communal violence narrowly escaped a suspected assassination bid during a visit to Malaysia this week, a report [...] » More

Vessel fire may delay Borneo project for Petronas Chem

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd may face hiccups in its RM4.5 billion Sabah Ammonia and Urea (Samur) project after a vessel transporting equipment to the plant site caught fire. [...] » More

MINI Senses Drive

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Motor Trader Malaysia | 6:00 AM

MINI owners have an enjoyable weekend at Penang as 81 MINI enthusiasts got to experience all that the island state had to offer. MINI Malaysia recently treated MINI owners to [...] » More

BitCoin in Malaysia: Where are we now?

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | e-commerce.milo | 6:00 AM

Can you buy Bitcoins in Ringgit? Are there any stores that accept Bitcoin? ECommerceMilo looks at the status of Bitcoin in Malaysia BitCoin, or BTC in short has been getting [...] » More

Four ‘megatrends’ to spearhead tourism in Malaysia

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

Four global and economic “megatrends” have been identified to catapult the national tourism industry further. They are the creation of a global elite; faster pace [...] » More

Teresa lodges report over ‘slap threat’

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

DAP’s Seputeh MP Teresa Kok has lodged another police report after several Muslim non-governmental organisations (NGOs) offered a RM1,200 reward to anyone who could [...] » More

Malaysia: Stayed execution positive but hundreds of others still at risk

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government’s move to halt an execution scheduled for today is positive but the lives of hundreds of others on death row are still at risk, Amnesty [...] » More

MCC head to Singapore & Malaysia

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Lords.org | 6:00 AM

On Friday 7 February an MCC touring party met at Lord’s ahead of their fortnight-long tour to Malaysia and Singapore. The tour will be led by former Lancashire captain [...] » More

Umno’s silence on ‘chicken-slap protest’ may cost it further support, say analysts

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Barisan Nasional, especially its lynchpin Umno, needs to speak out against a group of NGOs which slaughtered chickens and incited violence against an opposition lawmaker or [...] » More

PAS counters race-baiting with ‘Turun’ campaign

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

As Malay supremacist groups stoke ethnic tension, Islamist party PAS wants to remind Malaysians to focus on the issues that matter, such as depressed wages and the rising [...] » More

Australia to give Malaysia boats to tackle people-smuggling

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

The Australian government on Thursday said it will give Malaysia two customs boats as a gift, part of a strategy to tackle people-smuggling in the region. Most asylum-seeker [...] » More

Rights groups urge Malaysia to stop ‘secretive execution’

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

Rights groups urged Malaysia on Thursday to halt the planned hanging of a condemned man, with Amnesty International calling it “yet another secretive execution”. [...] » More

P2P m-commerce app Duriana hits 110K listings, with 80pct from Malaysia

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

Duriana is hitting Malaysia hard with its marketplace app; claims entrepreneurs are using the app to reach out to new customers After its launch in November, Singapore-based [...] » More

Friday sermon texts always monitored, says minister – Bernama

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

The contents of the Friday sermon texts in the country is always monitored by the Malaysia Islamic Developmet Department (Jakim), says minister in the prime minister’s [...] » More

Anwar as Selangor MB will provide track record for next polls, says top analyst

Anwar as Selangor MB will provide track record for next polls, says top analyst

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

A prominent Malaysia watcher has said that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim becoming the Selangor Menteri Besar could be a game changer for the opposition, as it provided him the [...] » More