Archive for September 12th, 2018

Malaysian stranded in typhoon, quake hit Japan arrives home

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

A 32-year-old Malaysian who was left stranded in Hokkaido, Japan which was struck by Typhoon Jebi and a powerful earthquake last week, has safely arrived home this morning. [...]
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Ambrin Buang ready to become witness in 1MDB probe

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

Former Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang has expressed his readiness to become a witness in the renewed investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. [...]
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Malaysia finally scraps USD3 Billion (RM12.44 billion) China-backed pipeline plans

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

Malaysia has finally scrapped three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them following the shock elections in May that saw an opposition alliance assuming [...]
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Malaysia must be readythe financial crisis is near: The Star columnist

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

In this column, the writer says Malaysia should not be complacent amid warning signs of financial trouble ahead. The financial crisis affecting developing countries arrived [...]
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WhatsApp hotline launched in Malaysia for complaints related to Sales and Services Tax

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

Members of the public in Malaysia can now lodge complaints related to the Sales and Services Tax (SST) by sending a WhatsApp message to 019-2794317, Domestic Trade and [...]
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Anwar’s seat decided, but it’s not Pandan, or in Penang or Kedah

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

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has already chosen which seat he plans to take over to return to Parliament, with less than 48 hours to go before the official announcement tomorrow. [...]
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Najib practises ‘economic hypocrisy’, says Guan Eng

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

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng has accused former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today of practising “economic hypocrisy and deception” when the latter [...]
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2 teenagers die in Malaysia bridge collapse

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

Two 17-year-old boys died after a bridge collapsed in Kedah, Malaysia, on Monday night (Sep 10). The bodies of the two boys, who were both on a motorcycle when the bridge [...]
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Anwar contesting Port Dickson seat? No discussion yet, Negri PKR chief says

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

Negri Sembilan PKR today said that it is unaware of the possibility of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim contesting the Port Dickson parliamentary seat, Utusan Online reported today. [...]
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Report: Malaysia scraps three China-backed pipeline plans

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

The Malaysian government has finally decided to abort three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them, Bloomberg reported today. A finance ministry spokesman [...]
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Najib reveals bank transfer documents on RM304.5m donation from Saudi royalty

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak released today documents that he claimed proved the Saudi Arabian royalty donated $100 million (RM304.5 million) to him in 2011, as he promised to [...]
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US urges Cambodia to remove restrictions against opposition leader

US urges Cambodia to remove restrictions against opposition leader

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

The United States urged Cambodia’s government on Tuesday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha, who was released on bail but has been placed under [...]
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Grab partners with Vietnamese firm for payment service

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

Grab announced on Tuesday its partnership with Vietnam’s MOCA Technology and Service company (Moca) for a mobile payment service in Vietnam, as the ride-hailing firm [...]
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Underground market to shut down next year

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Sense Market, which is the first underground shopping centre and food court founded early last year in HCM City, has to shut down before April 30, 2019, and return the [...]
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DHG sees profits rise

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The Hau Giang Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company (DHG) is expected to attain post-tax profit of VND705 billion (US$31 million) in 2018, up 10 per cent year-on-year, Bao Viet [...]
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