Archive for September 17th, 2018

In Indonesia, long-term foreign bond investors keep faithfor now

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

Recent turbulence in Indonesian markets has tested the pain threshold for foreigners who invest in the country’s longer-term bonds, but they appear to be keeping their [...]
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Malaysia, Indonesia, among emerging central banks that hiked lending rates

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

An increasing number of emerging market economies are now raising interest rates to contain inflationary pressures which are being fuelled, in many cases, by tumbling [...]
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Indonesia is doing its bit to curb volatility

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) backed Indonesia’s response to a sell-off in its currency, saying higher interest rates and foreign exchange intervention were [...]
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Dr M denies wanting Shafee as special prosecutor in Anwar’s sodomy appeal

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he had insisted Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah lead the prosecution team in Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s 2015 appeal against his [...]
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DAP’s Chin Tong backs Anwar over PD Move

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

DAP lawmaker Liew Chin Tong has come out in support of PKR’s move to intentionally trigger a by-election for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, and urged the people to [...]
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My wife won’t be DPM when I become PM, says Anwar

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

Incoming PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today assured his supporters that his wife, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azisah Wan Ismail, will step down from her deputy prime [...]
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Malaysia Airlines flight from London returns to Heathrow over technical problem

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

A Malaysia Airlines flight from London’s Heathrow Airport to Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn back just over an hour after take-off today due to technical problems. [...]
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Love for Malaysia beyond flying national flag, Sarawak CM says

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

Sarawak Chief minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today said displaying the love for Malaysia is more than just hoisting or flying the national flag. He said it is [...]
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My relationship with Anwar ‘as good as can be’, says PM

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that it has been agreed upon that incoming PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be his successor. “It is [...]
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Tourism contributes 14.9 pct to Malaysia’s economy

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The tourism industry continued its significant contribution to the country’s economic growth with a share of 14.9 per cent last year as compared to 10.4 per cent in [...]
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PAS leader shocked Anwar, Mujahid against public caning

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

PAS spiritual leader Datuk Hashim Jasin expressed shock today that former Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (Abim) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Middle East-educated [...]
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Anwar: Wan Azisah will step down when I become PM

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

Newly-elected PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has reiterated that deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azisah Wan Ismail will step down when he becomes prime [...]
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Umno leaders deny getting 1MDB’s funds allegedly funnelled to Najib

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

Lawyers representing fugitive financier Low Taek Jho are seeking to dissuade bookshops from carrying a book detailing his alleged role in the 1MDB corruption scandal with [...]
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We did not receive money from 1MDBUmno leaders

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

Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa and two other party top leaders have denied of receiving funds from the scandal-plague 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Annuar, [...]
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PPBM division says Anwar welcome in PD, but not Rafizi or Abdullah Sani

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

A Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) grassroots leader has warned outgoing PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli and Kapar MP Abdullah Sani Abdullah Hamid to stay away from the [...]
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