Archive for January 7th, 2019

Report: Malaysia’s rulers convene rare meeting as rumours around leader reach fever pitch

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

After days of swirling online rumours suggesting all was not right in Malaysia’s monarchical ranks, a report has emerged in local media outlet New Straits Times saying [...]
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Raja Azmi confirmed as Malaysia Airports boss

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

The finance ministry has confirmed Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin as CEO of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB). He had been acting in that position for the last six months. [...]
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January meeting between Singapore and Malaysia to be on airspace dispute: Mahathir

January meeting between Singapore and Malaysia to be on airspace dispute: Mahathir

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will have discussions with Singapore on the airspace dispute both countries are currently embroiled in, said Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday [...]
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Umno man claims Cabinet cover-up over fireman Adib’s death

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam has claimed tonight of an attempt by certain Cabinet ministers to allegedly cover up the truth behind the death of [...]
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Dr M says Pakatan leaders mostly agree on things

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Amid public disagreements between even ministers and rumours of in-fighting in Pakatan Harapan (PH), Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad came out today to say that the ruling coalition [...]
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‘No official indication’ on rumours of Malaysian king’s abdication, says PM Mahathir

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday (January 4) that he has received no official word on whether Malaysia’s king, Sultan Muhammad V, intends to [...]
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Education Ministry: Malaysian students in Sudan safe

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

One hundred and nine Malaysian students studying in Khartoum, Sudan are safe in the country facing civil unrest, says the Ministry of Education (MOE). From the total, 104 [...]
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Dr M says yet to receive letter of King abdicating

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he has not received any official notification about Sultan Muhammad V’s abdication as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. [...]
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Pabuk lashes Malaysia; strong winds, rough seas on east coast

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Meteorological Department has forecast bad weather for the areas from northern Peninsular Malaysia up to southern Thailand over the next two days. It said in a statement [...]
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Joint trial for Najib and Arul Kanda over alleged 1MDB report tampering

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Sessions Court here allowed today the trials of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy on [...]
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Umno, PAS to protest ‘Finance Ministry’s meddling’ in Tabung Haji on January 18

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Rivals-turned-ally Umno and PAS will again stage a rally on January 18, this time to protest the alleged “meddling” of the Ministry of Finance in Lembaga Tabung [...]
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