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Azmin: Malaysia to put economic focus on boosting agribusiness for shared prosperity

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia will undertake a structural recalibration in its economic direction, giving greater focus towards enhancing the agriculture sector while maintaining its momentum in [...]
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Retail prices for RON95 and diesel unchanged, RON97 goes up

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

There will be no change in the retail price for RON95 and diesel fuel, but the retail price for RON97 will increase by 12 cents per litre for the period of September 28 to [...]
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In US, PM assures investors that Malaysia still great place to do business

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia remains very business friendly and continues to welcome foreign investments in the country, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Malaysia is still the same Malaysia [...]
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Audit finds seven financial irregularities with LTAT, including dividend overpayment

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Armed Forces Fund Board’s (LTAT) assessment for financial years ending December 31, 2017 and December 31, 2018 has found numerous financial irregularities and [...]
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Sixteen suspected terrorist rounded up by police between July and September, some planning to attack ‘non-Muslims’

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

Malaysian counter-terrorism police are reporting today that a total of 16 suspected militants, including one woman, have been rounded up by their officers, across six states [...]
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New video streaming service iwonder to feature 1MDB documentary ‘The Kleptocrats’

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A new video streaming service iwonder has been launched in Malaysia with over 1,000 factual entertainment content, including the investigative documentary into the 1MDB [...]
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World Bank: Removing barriers for women workforce would boost Malaysia’s economy

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s per capita income could grow by 26.2 per cent if all barriers to women workers are removed, according to the World Bank report Breaking Barriers: Toward [...]
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1MDB trial: $9m flowed from Jho Low’s firm to Hollywood company of Najib’s stepson

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Good Star Ltd that investigators say is controlled by Low Taek Jho channelled $9 million to Risa Aziz’s Red Granite Pictures, the High Court heard today. Prosecutors in [...]
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At UN, Dr M says Malaysia climbed world ladder without ravaging environment

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia has notched major socio-economic achievements while at the same time managing and sustaining its resources, said prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Since [...]
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1MDB continued giving Jho Low’s firm Good Star money after $1b zero return deal

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had transferred millions of US dollars to Good Star Limited without knowing it was owned by Low Taek Jho, even after it did not receive [...]
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Trade war set to weigh on ringgit in 2020, Fitch unit predicts

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian currency is expected to weaken further against the US dollar this year and the next due to the extended tariff war between the US and China, Fitch Solutions [...]
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Finance Ministry: Putrajaya on track to meet 3.4pct GDP deficit for 2019

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The federal government will be able to meet its target and achieve a 3.4 per cent fiscal deficit-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio for 2019, the Ministry of Finance said [...]
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Royal Malaysian Air Force blows away competition in viral #unboxchallenge with an F18!

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) joined in the latest viral challenge over social media in the #unboxchallenge and took it to new heights. With participation from [...]
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Najib’s trial: Jho Low supplied Saudi embassy letter, gave pointers on 1MDB explainers

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Businessman Low Taek Jho had produced letters purportedly from prominent entities such as Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Malaysia and the Malaysian ambassador in Saudi [...]
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Finance Ministry lauds banks’ decision to drop cash, cheque transaction fees for credit cards and loan repayments

28-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng today welcomed the decision by the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) to drop transaction charges imposed by commercial banks on cash and [...]
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