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Malaysia: Quash ‘despicable’ caning sentence for five men accused of same-sex relations

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:02 AM

The sentencing of five men to imprisonment and caning by the Selangor Syariah High Court on grounds of attempted sexual intercourse “against the order of nature” [...]
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Armada tells Khaled Nordin to worry about Umno’s future rather than PPBM’s

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Youth wing of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has fired back at Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin after the Umno vice-president said PPBM is banking on Tun Dr [...]
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Dr M dismisses Opposition’s calls to sack AG Tommy Thomas

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he does not believe in sacking people unless it’s proven they have made a very serious mistake. He was commenting on [...]
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Graft ruling for Malaysian ex-leader a test for government

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An important court ruling Monday in the first corruption trial of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak will be a test of the legal system and of the credibility of the prime [...]
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GPS rep calls on state government to counter fake news by setting up media council

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) lawmaker Miro Simuh today suggested to the state government to form a State Media Council to counter the widespread of incorrect [...]
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1MDB ex-CEO denies negligence in sending 1MDB’s money to Jho Low’s firm

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) senior management was not negligent when it sent hundreds of millions in US dollars to Good Star Limited in 2009 and 2011 without [...]
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Conceding environmental harm from reclamation, Penang exco says to look at bigger picture

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

State exco Phee Boon Poh (DAPSungai Puyu) admitted that reclamation invariably affected the environment. However, he said such projects should not be viewed in isolation. [...]
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Govt will ensure business continuity, Loke tells business community

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Transport minister Anthony Loke today assured the business community that there will always be continuity for their businesses in Malaysia, and encouraged them to invest [...]
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Malaysia rejects US plan to host Apec in January

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Malaysia has rejected a US plan to host an Asia-Pacific trade summit in January, after Chile canceled a November meeting because of violent anti-government protests. Foreign [...]
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Mahathir says government doesn’t know exactly where Jho is as Cyprus starts passport purge

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

It’s been a week of Jho Low-related stories, and it wouldn’t be complete without a juicy soundbite from Malaysia’s nonagenarian prime minister, Mahathir [...]
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GPS reps denounce Putrajaya’s looming village management council

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The extension of the Village Community Management Council (MPKK) to Sarawak was a frequent topic among Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state lawmakers in their debate of the [...]
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D-IGP confirms murder probe in Temerloh tahfiz school student’s death

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Police have classified the death of a student from an unregistered tahfiz school in Temerloh yesterday as murder, deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor [...]
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Perak Speaker: 32 state assemblymen failed to declare their assets

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Perak Speaker Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham today said that 32 out of 59 state assemblymen failed to submit their asset declaration, neither to him or to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption [...]
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Alibaba to open largest Taobao store in Malaysia this month

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Online shopping is all the rage these days, but there are still people who may be put off by the idea of shelling out hard-earned cash for things they can’t feel or [...]
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Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Mu Sochua and Sam Rainsy, the main opposition leader, were scheduled to return to Cambodia on Saturday. Malaysia has detained the deputy chief of Cambodia’s banned [...]
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