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CORRECTED-US considering hosting Apec summit in JanuaryMalaysian minister citing Pompeo

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States is considering hosting an Apec summit in the country in January after Chile pulled out, Malaysia’s foreign minister said on Thursday citing US [...]
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All hands on deck for 1,000 Zalora employees to ensure 11.11 shopping extravaganza runs smoothly

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

On a regular day at the Zalora warehouse, some 300 staff members can be found receiving, labelling, sorting, packing and shipping out items at the e-retailer’s [...]
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HR Ministry asks if MTUC really cares about empowering workers or fears losing influence

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Human Resources Ministry questioned today the Malaysian Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) for demanding labour law amendments, suggesting it had ulterior motives. It said [...]
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Dr M pleased with Pakatan’s achievement, reiterates priority in eradicating corruption

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in assessing the current government’s progress, said he is happy with what they have achieved thus far and in due time, all the [...]
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Malaysia sentences five men to jail, caning and fines for gay sex

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

A Malaysian religious court sentenced five men on Thursday to jail, caning and fines for attempting gay sex, media and a rights group said. Sodomy and same-sex acts are [...]
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Where were all of you when Najib was stealing the nation’s money? Dr M ask Opposition

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told the current Opposition leaders to look at themselves first, before giving the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government advice on how to [...]
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Malaysian researchers win prestigious German environmental prize for work on sustainability

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Two Malaysian scientists have made a name for themselves on the global stage thanks to their work in sustainable development. Andrew Ng Kay Lup and Lai Yee Qing were among 25 [...]
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Toting up the Bills: Debating legislation in Parliament

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

By Bertha Henson and Sean Lim If you’re thinking of forming a debating team, try recruiting Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng. He takes the top prize as a debater, speaking on a [...]
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Malaysia to impose cash transaction limit of RM25,000 in 2020

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is planning to impose a cash transaction limit of RM25,000 starting next year, in a bid to strengthen the country’s financial integrity, an official from the [...]
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Dr M dismisses Opposition’s calls to sack AG Tommy Thomas

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he does not believe in sacking people unless it’s proven they have made a very serious mistake. He was commenting on [...]
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Graft ruling for Malaysian ex-leader a test for government

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An important court ruling Monday in the first corruption trial of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak will be a test of the legal system and of the credibility of the prime [...]
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GPS rep calls on state government to counter fake news by setting up media council

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) lawmaker Miro Simuh today suggested to the state government to form a State Media Council to counter the widespread of incorrect [...]
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1MDB ex-CEO denies negligence in sending 1MDB’s money to Jho Low’s firm

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) senior management was not negligent when it sent hundreds of millions in US dollars to Good Star Limited in 2009 and 2011 without [...]
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Conceding environmental harm from reclamation, Penang exco says to look at bigger picture

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

State exco Phee Boon Poh (DAPSungai Puyu) admitted that reclamation invariably affected the environment. However, he said such projects should not be viewed in isolation. [...]
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Govt will ensure business continuity, Loke tells business community

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Transport minister Anthony Loke today assured the business community that there will always be continuity for their businesses in Malaysia, and encouraged them to invest [...]
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