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Forfeiture action against Najib, his and Jho Low’s family over seized assets in first court mention

Forfeiture action against Najib, his and Jho Low’s family over seized assets in first court mention

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government’s bid to take over the assets seized by police from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his family and others as evidence or as the subject matter for alleged [...]
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Former Fugees star uses 1MDB allegations as shout-out for new album

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

US rapper Pras Michel turned adversity into opportunity yesterday by using charges against him related to the 1MDB scandal to promote an upcoming album. Speaking to the [...]
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Waste not: The negative impact of Ramadan waste according to environmental NGOs

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysians throw away 15 million kilogrammes of food waste each day. This is based on statistics from the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation (SWCorp). [...]
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At fintech meet, Guan Eng says only Pakatan provides the tolerance needed for innovation to thrive

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia finally gained the “tolerance” element needed for digital innovation when Pakatan Harapan (PH) became the federal government, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. [...]
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Dr M’s grandchild, family friend keep it honest in documentary ‘M for Malaysia’

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Honesty and balance. These are the two points that Ineza Roussille and Dian Lee have stuck to throughout their making of the documentary film, M for Malaysia. Tall order for [...]
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After Clooney’s LGBT misfire, group tells would-be advocates to learn reality in Malaysia before commenting

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

US celebrity George Clooney’s misinformed warning to Malaysia about imposing the death penalty for homosexuality highlights the need for more engagement with the lesbian, [...]
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Malaysia’s encouraging Q1 GDP growth will boost investor confidence

20-May-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The encouraging performance of Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2019 (Q119) provides positive impetus for the country’s future growth as [...]
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Malaysia uses property crowdfunding as the answer to banks rejecting loans

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s government is turning to the wealth of the masses, instead of reticent banks, to help solve a $4.8 billion property overhang. Property crowdfunding offers an [...]
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ADB president meets Dr M, reaffirms support for Malaysia

20-May-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Takehiko Nakao held a discussion today on how the bank can support Malaysia in areas such as [...]
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Najib’s fifth trial to start June 2020, but his lawyer says will file for strikeout

20-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The High Court today set Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s fifth criminal case for trial in June next year. In an immediate response, the ex-prime minister’s lawyer said that [...]
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Azmin: Malaysia to boost investment via Bandar Malaysia, ECRL

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government will focus on encouraging investments from the private sector and also boosting investments through major projects including Bandar Malaysia and the [...]
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PM confirms Raya bonus for civil service but mum on size

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad assured civil servants today that they should expect a bonus payment in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri. He said the federal [...]
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Malaysia’s Israel obsession must be addressed

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Thehill | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is 4,700 miles away from the Middle East, yet the leadership of this Muslim-majority country in Asia long ago chose sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. [...]
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In scaled-down Taman Rimba Kiara project, 100 free affordable homes for original longhouse residents

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

As many as 100 affordable home units will be provided for free to the original longhouse residents in Taman Rimba Kiara, while its second generation can purchase a home for [...]
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IGP: Three remaining members of IS-linked Ramadan terror group arrested

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Police here have arrested the three remaining members of a terror group linked to the Islamic State (IS), believed to be planning attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to [...]
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