Archive for September 8th, 2018

Why minimum wage is crucial for Malaysians

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Minimum wage is simply regarded as a renumeration for workers by way of legislation that tries to meet their basic subsistence level in the cost of living. However, given the [...]
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Need to ensure Malaysia does not suffer loss of national treasures: Fahmi

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

There is an urgent need to control the sale of local artwork abroad so that Malaysia does not suffer loss of national treasures. Lembah Pantai member of Parliament, Fahmi [...]
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RM3.5bil in 1MDB funds pumped into Las Vegas nightclub: report

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

More than RM3.5 billion in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds may have been used to finance the Hakkasan luxury nightclub in Las Vegas, the United States. This was based [...]
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Malaysian prime minister says public caning of lesbians tarnishes Islam’s reputation

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian prime minister has said the public caning of a lesbian couple had “tarnished Islam’s reputation”. Two Muslim women, 22 and 32, were arrested [...]
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Cabinet has proof of Mindef land privatisation by Najib, Rafidah claims

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

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz claimed today the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government can prove Datuk Seri Najib Razak sold acres of land owned by the Armed Forces to a private company. The [...]
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First 100 days: Malaysians viewed Pakatan’s performance positively, says PM

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

More Malaysians viewed the government’s first 100 days positively than those who did not, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Dr Mahathir said the survey [...]
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Malaysia cannot oppose international treaties it ratifies, UN expert tells PAS MPs

Malaysia cannot oppose international treaties it ratifies, UN expert tells PAS MPs

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

Malaysia has the obligation to not oppose any international treaties it has ratified, said a former member of the United Nations’ Convention on the Elimination of [...]
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Did Najib give you RM9.5m? Ramkarpal asks Shafee

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

Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah must clarify whether he received RM9.5 million from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, DAP’s Ramkarpal Singh has said. Ramkarpal said that Shafee, [...]
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Malaysia govt mulls lower foreign ownership quota for Forest City: Report

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian government is studying the feasibility of reducing foreign ownership in Johor’s Forest City development, Housing and Local government minister Zuraida [...]
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Just look at title deeds, Najib tells Rafidah over alleged Armed Forces’ land privatisation

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak questioned today why it has taken three months for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to investigate if all the land owned by the Defence Ministry and [...]
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Dr M explains why no action yet on corruption cases involving other BN leaders

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has many alleged wrongdoings levelled against him and the government will have to decide its priorities in managing them, prime [...]
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Anwar: I rejected IIUM presidency

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today revealed he declined an offer to be president of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). “I am without any [...]
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Report: HSR deferment to enable Malaysia to review project specifications

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

When the high-speed rail (HSR) to Singapore is revisited in two years’ time, it will not be resumed in its “current shape and form” reports [...]
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Malaysia never supported UN declarations protecting LGBT, claims activist

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

Malaysia has never signed United Nations (UN) declarations that prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, a conservative Muslim rights [...]
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Dr M: Maszlee’s IIUM post not set in stone, will review

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

Education minister Maszlee Malik’s appointment as the International Islamic University Malaysia’s (IIUM) president is not cast in stone yet, prime minister Tun Dr [...]
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