Archive for October 18th, 2018

Fire and Rescue Dept officer detained for alleged bribery

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained an officer from the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) for an alleged bribery involving RM1,000. Sources [...]
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Malaysia to be the second country in Southeast Asia to introduce the Digital Tax

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The rationale of the tax is aimed level the playing field between international and local businesses in the digital sector The upcoming Budget 2019 slated to be announced on [...]
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Malaysian Bar: Ensure jail time proportional to crime when commuting death sentence

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese today said that all existing death sentences should not be automatically replaced with life imprisonment. George said the government [...]
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Malaysia’s economic growth to slow to 4.7pct this year

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

The German-based insurer and asset management company forecast the gross domestic product (GDP) of Malaysia would decelerate further to 4.6 percent in 2019 amid a challenging [...]
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Malaysia and Asean not dumping ground for advanced countries

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The government has frozen permits for local operators to import plastic waste for recycling in the country. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change [...]
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Malaysia to enact scrap import tax and restrictions

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Resource- Recycling | 6:00 AM

Scrap plastic shipments to Malaysia will be subject to new restrictions in the coming weeks, as the country follows through on its vow to get a handle on skyrocketing [...]
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Najib undergoes six hours of questioning at MACC

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was summoned by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for another round of questioning on Tuesday. Sources told the [...]
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Malaysia to raise cigarette prices, minimum age to buy alcohol

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will increase cigarette prices by the end of this month, said Health minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad on Tuesday (October 16). He said the prices of tobacco products [...]
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Under-fire Singapore daily defends 1MDB reports

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Accused of “persistent misreporting”, Straits Times (ST) editor Warren Fernandez said today the Singapore paper stands by its two articles on the 1Malaysia [...]
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Najib called to MACC HQ again today over 1MDB

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been summoned to turn up at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) Putrajaya headquarters again, a source said. An MACC source [...]
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Health Ministry cracks down on eight offenders as Parliament smoking ban kicks in

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A blanket ban against smoking, electronic cigarettes and vaping in Parliament and its grounds is now in force. Health minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said his ministry [...]
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Malaysia, Singapore contractors may move on bridge plan report

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Theedge Markets | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Singapore construction stocks may move after a media report that Johor state government will hold a meeting with Singapore officials later this month to discuss [...]
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Najib says Singapore prefers Causeway, Malaysia may face challenge for ‘crooked bridge’

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government may have a tough time convincing Singapore to agree to its “crooked bridge” idea to connect the two countries, Datuk Seri [...]
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Malaysian Bar: Ensure jail time proportional to crime when commuting death sentence

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese today said that all existing death sentences should not be automatically replaced with life imprisonment. George said the government [...]
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Malaysian Aids Foundation announces award, aims to raise RM2.5m

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Aids Foundation (MAF)’s fundraising event is back after a six-year absence and hopes to raise RM2.5 million towards helping people living and affected by [...]
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