Archive for September 3rd, 2018

Najib or Irwan? After meeting cops, Guan Eng asks who will take blame for tax refund issues

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng has questioned today who should take the blame for the failure to refund excess income tax and real property gains tax totalling RM16.046 [...]
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Malaysia has not sent Singapore proposals for third link: Desmond Lee

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has not sent Singapore its proposals to build a third link to Singapore, said minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee in a Facebook post on Friday [...]
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Malaysian parents welcome bounty of Merdeka babies

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It was a joyous morning at the Penang Hospital here today as it welcomed six Merdeka babies. The three boys and three girls were born between midnight and 10am. Supervising [...]
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As M’sia cracks down on illegal migrants, trafficking victims imperilled

As M’sia cracks down on illegal migrants, trafficking victims imperilled

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has launched a major crackdown on undocumented migrant workers after the end of a scheme on Friday that allowed them to turn themselves in, but critics say human [...]
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Malaysia’s AirAsia drops joint venture plan to set up base in China

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

AirAsia Bhd, Asia’s largest budget airline, said it has dropped plans for a joint venture to establish a low-cost carrier in China, in a setback for its plans to expand [...]
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Malaysia’s August palm oil exports rise 4.0pct AmSpec Agri

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Exports of Malaysian palm oil products for August rose 4.0 percent to 1,072,524 tonnes from 1,030,909 tonnes shipped during July, according to independent inspection company [...]
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Who is Sulaiman Abdullah, lead prosecutor in Najib’s RM42m case?

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah has been appointed as lead prosecutor in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial next year over RM42 million linked to a former 1Malaysia Development [...]
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Suaram supports international action on Burma if alleged genocide not addressed

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has backed Foreign Affairs minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah’s call to hold the Myanmar government accountable for the alleged genocide [...]
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South Asian, Southeast Asian leaders discuss closer ties

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Leaders of seven South Asian and Southeast Asian nations are meeting in Nepal to discuss regional trade, economic cooperation, security and peace. The two-day summit of the [...]
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Australian filmmaker jailed for six years for Cambodia ‘espionage’

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

An Australian filmmaker was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia in a case that Human Rights Watch slammed as a [...]
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ExclusiveFake photos in Burma army’s ‘True News’ book on the Rohingya crisis

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar’s army, shows a man standing over two bodies, wielding a farming [...]
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Suaram supports international action on Burma if alleged genocide not addressed

03-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has backed Foreign Affairs minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah’s call to hold the Myanmar government accountable for the alleged genocide [...]
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