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Govt to revisit policy on foreign workers

05-May-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The government will relook its policy on foreign labour following difficulties encountered by some 2.3 million migrant workers during the movement control order (MCO). [...]
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Najib’s 1MDB trial to resume next week as Malaysia eases coronavirus lockdown

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The trial of Malaysia’s former leader Najib Razak for his alleged role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal will resume next week as the country relaxes [...]
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The digital difference: Muslims in Malaysia use tech to adapt to Ramadan under conditional MCO

05-May-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Universiti Malaya student Nurfatihah Noor Azhar Shah is making video calls at least two to three times a day to stay in touch with her family in Penang during Ramadan. She [...]
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Minister: All foreign workers in Malaysia to undergo Covid-19 testing, employers to foot bill

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

All foreign workers in Malaysia will now have to go for Covid-19 testing, with their employers to bear the cost of the swab tests, Senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri [...]
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Unable to import from India, Malaysia’s buffalo meat prices soar

05-May-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

For more than a decade Kuala Lumpur street vendor Abu Zahrim Ismail has seen brisk sales of daging dendeng, a spicy buffalo meat jerky, during the Muslim holy month of [...]
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Malaysia April manufacturing under heavy pressure, PMI slumps to 31.3

05-May-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian manufacturing sector came under heavy pressure during April as measures implemented to tackle the spread of Covid-19 caused firms to either suspend production [...]
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Opposition MPs call for full Parliament sitting under the CMCO

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Opposition MPs from Pakatan Harapan, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Parti Warisan Sabah have called for a full parliamentary sitting to be held instead of a one-day [...]
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Azmin’s fault, Umno veep says on lack of consensus on CMCO

05-May-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

Umno vice-president Mohamed Khaled Nordin today accused International Trade and Industry minister Mohamed Azmin Ali of failing to obtain the consensus of state governments [...]
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Commuters stream to work as Malaysia lifts coronavirus curbs on movement

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Migrant workers in Malaysia are now required to be tested for the new coronavirus, a senior minister said, as the government eased six-week long curbs on movement and [...]
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Rare earths producer Lynas to restart Malaysia plant at 70pct production rate

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Lynas Corp, the largest producer of rare earths outside China, said on Monday its processing plant in Malaysia will restart later in the day at about a 70 percent production [...]
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CMCO: Staff at KL’s popular malls start work with mixed feelings

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Staff at two of the capital city’s most popular malls returned to work today feeling relieved that Covid-19 has yet to claim their jobs. Still, most do so feeling [...]
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CMCO: Up to police to approve trips if you miss May 7 to 10 interstate travel schedule, minister says

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysians who were unable to carry out travels across state borders within the country according to the police’s schedule of May 7 to 10, will still have to seek [...]
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Rohingya who failed to reach Malaysia sent to flood-prone island

05-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Dozens of Rohingya refugees stranded at sea for weeks have been relocated to a controversial flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh officials said Sunday. [...]
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CMCO: Malaysia’s private tertiary institutions allowed to resume operate from today

05-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Private tertiary institutions (IPTS) can resume operations and management from today (May 4), said deputy Chief Registrar of Private Higher Educational Institutions Datuk Dr [...]
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States take different steps to easing MCO restrictions

05-May-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The federal government’s decision to carry out conditional movement control order starting tomorrow, has received mixed reactions from state governments. Terengganu [...]
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