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Minister says Covid-19 mandatory quarantine already cost Putrajaya RM116m

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

The government has spent RM115.9 million on designated Covid-19 quarantine centres across the country, said minister in the prime minister’s Department (Special [...] » More

Proton sales reach eight-year high, sold 13,216 units in July

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

Proton Holdings Bhd sold 13,216 vehicles in July 2020, its highest monthly sales volume since June 2012. Four models ended July as sales leaders in their respective segments [...] » More

Malaysia’s top four glove makers more expensive than vaccine producers

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

THE race to develop a vaccine against Covid-19 does not appear to be a deterrent to a continued rise in the share prices of glove stocks. And this has led to the exponential [...] » More

Malaysia’s doctor-population ratio surpasses WHO recommendation, says health minister

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

Malaysia’s current doctor-population ratio has surpassed and is better than one doctor for every 500 people recommended by the World Health Organization’s (WHO), [...] » More

Minister: MCMC investigated 1pct of over 11,000 reports from January to June

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

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) received 11,235 reports alleging various virtual offences in the first half of 2020, according to Datuk [...] » More

Mustapa: Engagement sessions on 12th Malaysia Plan still ongoing

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

The engagement session between the state government, ministries and related agencies on improvements to the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) is still ongoing and expected to be [...] » More

Tengku Zafrul: Socso has approved RM8.97b under wage subsidy scheme

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

The Social Security Organisation (Sosco) has approved RM8.97 billion under the wage subsidy programme as of July 24, 2020 benefiting over 2.58 million workers, says Finance [...] » More

At Najib’s 1MDB trial, defence asks ex-CEO if sovereign wealth fund was run by a ‘bunch of idiots’ unsuited for navigating ‘cobra pits’

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

Former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi was grilled by the defence over his purported failure to check the authenticity of British [...] » More

The Najib verdict and the test of Malaysia’s institutions

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

Last week saw Najib Razak become Malaysia’s first former premier to be convicted in court an unenviable title in anyone’s book. Facing seven charges of money [...] » More

Najib withdraws appeal against dismissal of witness list, statements in SRC case

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

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak withdrew his appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of his bid to be supplied a list of witnesses interviewed by the Malaysian [...] » More

New school term to start on January 20 next year

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

Schools will begin their new term on January 20 next year instead of the usual first week of the month, Education minister Radzi Md Jidin said. The December school holidays [...] » More

Hartalega’s Q1 net profit surges 134 pc

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

Hartalega Holdings Bhd’s net profit surged 134 per cent to RM219.72 million in the first quarter ended June 30, 2020, from the RM94.06 million chalked up in the same [...] » 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