Archive for September 26th, 2018

BNM has RM3b loans for SMEs, says Guan Eng

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

The central bank has allocated about RM3 billion in loans for small and medium enterprises, Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said today. The loans, managed by Bank Negara [...]
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Minister: Migrant labourers must foot 80pct of extension fee

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

Migrants with the temporary foreign worker permit (PLKS) will be liable for 80 per cent of the RM10,000 levy to be imposed, Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said today. Lim said [...]
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Dr M to meet with heads of UK, Iran and more at UN assembly fringes

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

UK prime minister Theresa May will be among world leaders meeting with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the sidelines of the 73rd United Nations general Assembly here. The two [...]
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‘Umno cannot make Najib its de facto chief’

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

Umno has rejected calls for its former president Datuk Seri Najib Razak to be made the party’s de-facto leader. Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the [...]
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Patriot disavows ex-official’s letter criticising Mat Sabu

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

A letter critical of Defence minister Mohamad Sabu written by the former honorary secretary of the National Patriot Association is not connected in any way to the [...]
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Dr M: Dyson wants to bring more investment into Malaysia

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

British home appliances developer and manufacturer, Dyson, has indicated an interest in bringing in more investment into Malaysia. This was expressed by Dyson founder and [...]
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Najib innocent? You must not have read ‘Billion Dollar Whale’ properly, Shafee told

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

Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah may not have read Billion Dollar Whale well when he said that the book had cleared his client Datuk Seri Najib Razak of wrongdoings as he was [...]
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Don’t beat around the bush, Najib told

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng has asked his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Razak to not “beat around the bush” in his latest response to the two men’s [...]
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Malaysia may carry out VEP by year end RTD

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

The Road Transport Department (RTD) expects the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) on all foreign vehicles entering the country through the Johor Causeway and the Malaysia-Singapore [...]
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Malaysia government to review Australia rare earths plant

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An ardent critic of an Australian rare earths plant in Malaysia said Tuesday she will head a government review into the controversial site after her political alliance took [...]
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Malaysia to get rid of single-use plastic by 2030, says minister

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

The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) is working on ways to fully abolish single use of plastic by 2030, its minister Yeo Bee [...]
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Corrupt people must be punished: Dr M

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

Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that corrupt people must be punished, but he also thinks that it has not reached a stage in Malaysia where the corrupt [...]
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US accuses Burma military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

US accuses Burma military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

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

A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a “well-planned and coordinated” campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other [...]
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Cambodia’s Festival of the Dead: rice offerings and Buddhist chants

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

Cambodians threw rice on the ground on Tuesday to mark the ‘Festival of the Dead’ or Pchum Ben and feed the spirits of the dead. Cambodians visit pagodas across [...]
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Wind power projects: many registered, few implemented

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Of the 15 wind power projects approved in Ninh Thuan province, only three have been implemented as promised by investors.Ninh Thuan, which vows to become the country’s [...]
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