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Face masks now compulsory in parts of Malaysia

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

Malaysia today made face masks compulsory for everyone visiting selected places in the country or they risk paying a RM1,000 (US$230) fine. The National Security Council [...] » More

1MDB scandal fugitives hiding in China: Malaysian police

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The alleged 1MDB mastermind and other suspects in the scandal are believed to be hiding out in China, Malaysia’s police chief said Wednesday, urging authorities there [...] » More

Perodua Myvi, Axia, Bezza are Malaysia’s best-selling cars so far this year

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Perodua sold 23,203 vehicles in July 2020, beating its June sales by 9.2 per cent to become its best sales month so far this year and boosting its year-to-date (YTD) sales [...] » More

Our doctor-to-population ratio better than WHO’s recommendation? Reality is different, Kuching MP says

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A Sarawak MP today has criticised the doctor-to-population ratio provided by Putrajaya recently, saying the reality on the ground may not be fully reflected by the number. [...] » More

Malaysia July-end palm oil stocks expected to hit 3-year low

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s palm oil inventories at end-July likely plunged 11.94 percent from June to three-year lows, as production slumped due to a worsening labour shortage amid the [...] » More

The Malaysian response to COVID-19: building preparedness for ‘surge capacity’, testing efficiency and containment

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | EuropeanPharmaceuticalReview | 6:02 AM

A DNDi-commissioned report on the Malaysian reaction to COVID-19 has revealed the strengths and weaknesses of the country’s response. At the time of writing, there have [...] » More

Temporary freeze of Malaysia My Second Home programme

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme is temporarily frozen to enable the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) to comprehensively restidy and reevaluate it. [...] » More

Malaysian police chief insists Al Jazeera probe ‘professional’

06-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s police chief insisted Wednesday investigations into an Al Jazeera documentary are being conducted “professionally” and rejected concerns about [...] » More

Malaysian police raid Al Jazeera’s office, seize computers

Malaysian police raid Al Jazeera’s office, seize computers

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 10:28 AM

Malaysian police have raided Al Jazeera’s Kuala Lumpur office and seized two computers, the news network said, condemning the incident as a “troubling [...] » More

Foreign workers, flying cars among highlights at Parliament sitting today

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:18 AM

The government’s efforts to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign workers as well as the progress in the development of the flying car industry are among [...] » More

Covid-19: Malaysia logs just one positive case today

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:16 AM

Malaysia recorded only one new Covid-19 case today, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 9,002. The Ministry of Health (MOH) said the new patient is a [...] » More

Raid on KL office ‘troubling escalation’ in Putrajaya’s media crackdown, say Al Jazeera

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 10:11 AM

News agency Al Jazeera has condemned the raid by authorities against its bureau office in the capital here earlier today, saying such a move was an escalation in [...] » More

RedPlanet debuts on LEAP market at 22 sen

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

Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions provider, RedPlanet Bhd has made a debut on Bursa Malaysia’s LEAP Market at 22 sen, a premium of four sen from its offer [...] » More

Attack on media freedom in Malaysia demands Australian response

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ASPIstrategist | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s attack on journalists employs old methods with nods to current fashion. Clinging to power with a razor-thin majority, the government that snatched office in [...] » More

Malaysian brokerage issues dire warning about AirAsia X

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FlightGlobal | 6:02 AM

Malaysian brokerage firm CGS CIMB Securities has questioned the ability of AirAsia X to survive the collapse in international air travel. In a research note entitled [...] » More