Archive for October 24th, 2018

Malaysia can save RM300 billion from cancellation of HSR, other projects: Mahathir

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR), East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) and trans-Sabah gas pipeline projects can help reduce the government’s [...]
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Suspects in Internet love scams arrested in Malaysia

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

They allegedly targeted victims in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, cheating them of more than S$19 million. The suspects, aged between 29 and 60, are believed to be [...]
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Large-scale projects, net metering and solar leasing for Malaysia

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Pv-magazine.com | 6:00 AM

Minister announces new-year changes to try and drive further PV adoption in the populous southeast Asian nation. Malaysia has unveiled new measures to drive solar power after [...]
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Najib says Malaysia will not get back RM10bil from ECRL cancellation

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has refuted Finance minister Lim Guan Eng’s claim that Malaysia will get back RM10.02 billion from the cancellation of the [...]
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Death toll from landslide in Malaysia rises to 9

Death toll from landslide in Malaysia rises to 9

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

1 person still missing in landslide that hit Penang province Friday evening The death toll from a landslide in Malaysia’s Penang province has risen to nine, local media [...]
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Malaysia’s PM Mahathir describes Kashoggi’s murder as ‘terrible cruelty’

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has described the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “terrible cruelty” in the first remarks on the issue by a top [...]
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Govt to audit allocation reaching Indian community

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The National Audit Department has been asked to audit the government allocation for the socio-economic development of the Indian community under the Malaysian Indian [...]
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76pct of 1.1 million police and public servants gets less than RM5k a month: Law minister

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

Around 76 percent of over 1.1 million police personnel and public servants are paid less than RM5,000 a month, revealed Datuk Liew Vui Keong. Citing the Accountant [...]
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MACC concerned with allegations of graft in illegal land clearing in Cameron Highlands

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

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) views seriously allegations of graft being more and more involved in land encroachment and the opening of illegal farms in [...]
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Anwar will be PM, but depends on the people, says Dr M

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once again promised that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will take over his position when the former resigns. “After I leave my [...]
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Najib can expect 4 more charges

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected this week to face more charges linked to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. The New Straits Times has [...]
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Najib cautions Putrajaya against basing Budget on oil price

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak warned the Pakatan Harapan government against formulating Budget 2019 on the assumption that Brent crude will remain at $70 (RM291) per barrel. The [...]
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Malaysian opposition leader blames Indonesian LGBTQ+ community for causing earthquake

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

Last month’s deadly earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Indonesia, claimed more than 2,000 lives and displaced nearly 90,000 people. In some cities, bodies are still being [...]
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Relations with Malaysia stable, ties with Indonesia good: PM Lee

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong will travel to Putrajaya to meet his Malaysian counterpart, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, for a leaders’ retreat next month. It will take [...]
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Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s National Assembly on Tuesday elected ruling Communist Party general Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of an ongoing crackdown on corruption, as the [...]
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