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Malaysia’s opposition gearing up for snap polls, says potential PM candidate

Malaysia’s opposition gearing up for snap polls, says potential PM candidate

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s opposition is preparing for early elections after a crucial vote in the lower house this week showed prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin may lack a parliamentary [...] » More

Yeoh: Anwar, Shafie and Dr M’s united front silver lining to speaker change

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:02 AM

The one silver lining to come out of the “disastrous” changing of the Dewan Rakyat speaker yesterday was the united front put up by opposition leaders Anwar [...] » More

Malaysia does not give citizenship easily, says home minister

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is a sovereign country that will not give citizenship easily, including to stateless children, according to Home minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said being [...] » More

S&P Global expects Malaysia’s GDP to contract by 2pct relative to pre-pandemic path

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

S&P Global Ratings has projected the gross domestic product (GDP) of Malaysia and Indonesia in 2020 to contract by 2 percent respectively from pre-pandemic estimates a [...] » More

Plans for 10 August start for 2 cross-border travel schemes between Singapore, Malaysia

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singapore and Malaysia are working towards implementing two schemes of cross-border travelling by 10 August: the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting [...] » More

A-G’s report: Fisheries Dept misses target in marine zone inspection from 2017 to 2018

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Marine inspection by the Fisheries Department (DOF) in Malaysian Maritime Zone (ZMM) failed to achieve the target set from 2017 to 2019 as its operation vessels experienced [...] » More

MIDF Research maintains Malaysia’s unemployment rate forecast at 4pc

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

MIDF Research has maintained unemployment rate forecast at four per cent for the year, with unemployment to remain high over several months. In a note today, the research [...] » More

Ismail Sabri: Expatriates in Malaysia not allowed to go on holidays overseas

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Expatriates in Malaysia are not allowed to go on holidays overseas, says Senior minister (Defense) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. “We have received applications from [...] » More

Parliament reconvened today and netisens found some behavior ‘sickening’

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

When Malaysia’s first parliamentary session of the year convened this morning, it didn’t take long for things to get salty. Scenes of some MPs making fun of other [...] » More

Tesco signs Malaysia’s largest solar power purchase agreement

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Tesco Malaysia has announced that 15 out of its 62 stores nationwide will be powered by solar. According to Tesco, they have entered into the largest long-term Power Purchase [...] » More

Ringgit closes lower against US dollar

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The ringgit ended lower against the US dollar today, tracking the weak domestic equity market, said an analyst. As at 6pm, the local unit fell to 4.2680/2720 against the [...] » More

AmInvest bags Best Global Sukuk Fund manager 2019 from EPF

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

AmInvestment Bank Bhd’s fund management arm, AmInvest, has been awarded Best Global Sukuk Fund manager 2019 Award by Employees Provident Fund (EPF) at the [...] » More

Khairy: Govt identifies Pharmaniaga and Duopharma Biotech for Covid-19 vaccine bottling when available

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Putrajaya has identified two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that will be tasked to “fill and finish” Covid-19 vaccines once a cure has been found. [...] » More

Lazada to support 30,000 MSMEs digitalisation through govt initiative

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Lazada Malaysia has announced its plan to aid 30,000 micro small-medium enterprises (MSMEs) accelerate their digitalisation transition. This is done through the [...] » More

Health D-G: Four new Covid-19 cases, none local

15-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia today recorded four new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 8,729. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all four cases [...] » More