Archive for December 24th, 2018

Najib schools the press on how Facebook posts work

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

Datuk Seri Najib Razak disputed a report today that claimed he deleted a Facebook post asking Umno’s Datuk Lokman Noor Adam to remove a poll to gauge appetite for his [...]
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Malaysians shaken by pro-Malay rhetoric and racial divide, experiment reveals

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

Malaysians of all races had less confidence in Malaysia when reminded of pro-Malay rhetoric and the racial divide in the country, a study based on an “experiment” [...]
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Expect fewer job openings next year

24-Dec-2018 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Employers in Malaysia are likely to retrench workers and refrain from hiring new ones in the year ahead, during which the global economy is expected to slow down. This bid to [...]
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Reform tops MPs’ wishlists for a better Malaysia in 2019

Reform tops MPs’ wishlists for a better Malaysia in 2019

24-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Better race relations, economic opportunities and acceleration of reform agenda topped the wishlist of MPs who want to see a better Malaysia for 2019. PKR’s Sungai [...]
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PM: Learning English won’t make you less Malay or Malaysian

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

Malaysians should not fear losing their identity by learning English which is essential for the country to progress, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Dr [...]
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Anwar: Nurul Izzah sick and tired of deceptions, machinations for nefarious ends

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

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today broke his silence on his eldest daughter’s shock resignation from all her party and government positions, saying she was fed up with the [...]
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For education overhaul, PM moots cutting back on religious studies

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced tonight that the overhaul of Malaysian education will diminish the current focus on religion. Speaking at his alma mater [...]
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‘Devastating consequences’ if Malaysia ratifies CPTPP, says group against trade pact

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

Malaysia will likely face devastating socio-economic consequences if the government ratifies the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership [...]
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HRDF brings to book more than 7,000 unregistered employers

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

More than 7,000 employers are in the process of being compounded for failing to register with the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), the fund said in a statement today. [...]
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Malaysia rally held over Australia’s Jerusalem move

24-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators have held a rally outside the Australian embassy in the Malaysian capital to protest Canberra’s decision to recognise West [...]
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