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Malaysians’ kindness came to the fore amid Covid-19 pandemic, says minister

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

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the good in Malaysians regardless of their diverse backgrounds, said Communications and Multimedia minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. [...] » More

RM29.9m for World Cup broadcast rights was sponsored, says ex-finance minister

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

The RM29.9 million paid for the rights to broadcast the Fifa World Cup 2018 should not be in the list of direct award contracts under the Pakatan Harapan administration, said [...] » More

State to defend right over non-Sarawakian lawyers who wish to practise locally

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

Sarawak will not compromise on the law affecting non-Sarawakian lawyers who wish to practise in the state, the state’s de facto law minister Datuk Sharifah Hasidah [...] » More

Harapan responsible for only 5.3 pct of RM6.61b direct awards-Guan Eng

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

Pakatan Harapan was only responsible for 5.3 percent of the directly awarded contracts worth RM6.6 billion mentioned by Finance minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz yesterday. [...] » More

Lim Guan Eng calls list of multimillion dollar projects approved by ministers ‘a big lie’

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

A political drama between Malaysia’s current and former finance ministers is brewing over multimillion-dollar projects awarded through direct negotiations. Finance [...] » More

Malaysia’s MyHSR calls for tenders to appoint consultants for KL-Singapore high-speed rail project

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

MyHSR Corporation launched on Wednesday (August 26) two tenders to procure the services of consultants to assist with regulatory submissions in relation to the Kuala [...] » More

Firefly offers unlimited flights within Peninsular Malaysia

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

Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s budget carrier Firefly has introduced “Firefly Passport”, an unlimited travel pass to fly to any domestic destinations in Peninsular [...] » More

Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit system comes together in the cloud

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TechWireAsia | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s urban transportation woes are being alleviated by the country’s MRT rail network, thanks to its cloud-ready approach Like many other urban cities in [...] » More

Malaysia’s AirAsia X asks for creditor help as losses deepen

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

AirAsia X Bhd needs creditors’ support to ride out the coronavirus crisis, the Malaysian long-haul budget airline said on Wednesday, as it posted a quarterly loss and [...] » More

Direct negotiations not wrong under law, says finance minister

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

Finance minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz has reiterated that there is nothing wrong to conduct direct negotiations for projects under Section 6 (1) of the [...] » More

Ismail Sabri says borders remain closed to non-Malaysians in neighbouring countries looking to return to work here

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

Despite feeling empathetic towards those businesses or households with staff or workers stuck abroad, the country’s borders will remain shut for non-Malaysians seeking [...] » More

Contractor fined for Facebook threat against Guan Eng

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

For making a Facebook posting of a threatening nature against former Finance minister Lim Guan Eng over the sale of Tabung Haji assets, a contractor was fined RM3,000, in [...] » More

IPCC Bill: Suhakam concerned over lack of independence, conflict of interest

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

Suhakam has lent its voice to the chorus of disapproval with regard to the Independent Police Conduct Commission (IPCC) Bill 2020. The human rights commission said it is [...] » More

Positive outlook likely for Malaysia’s equity market in 2021

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

UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) Bhd expects that further government fiscal stimulus, with the central bank remaining accommodative, and continuous support from the retail [...] » More

Second biggest direct negotiation deal under Pakatan involved firm linked to Zahid’s corruption trial

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

After Ministry of Transport’s RM4.48 billion double-tracking deal, the second biggest item in Ministry of Finance’s list of direct negotiations under the Pakatan [...] » More