Archive for January 8th, 2019

Malaysia’s international reserves remain at $101.4 billion, as of December 31

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s gross international reserves remained at $101.4 billion, as of December 31, at the same levels from December 14, the central bank said on Monday. The [...]
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Kayveas announces he will contest in Cameron Highlands

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

MyPPP president Tan Sri M. Kayveas announced today that he will contest in the Cameron Highlands by-election. “The party supreme council members gave their unanimous [...]
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Define Orang Asli success, Kit Siang tells Najib

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

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today challenged Datuk Seri Najb Razak to give his definition of success for the Orang Asli in the run-up to the January 26 Cameron Highlands [...]
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Malaysia’s Sultan Muhammad V steps down as king

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

Sultan Muhammad V has stepped down as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. In a statement, the Comptroller of the Royal Household Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz said: “The Palace [...]
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Malaysian royals prepare to pick king after historic abdication

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s royals prepared Monday to pick a new king to replace Sultan Muhammad V, who abdicated in a historic first after reportedly marrying a Russian former beauty [...]
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Ex-Goldman banker accused over 1MDB loses bail bid

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An ex-Goldman Sachs banker facing charges in the US and Malaysia over a massive financial scandal Monday had his bid to be freed on bail rejected by a Kuala Lumpur court. [...]
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Malaysia remains committed that flights cannot use its airspace to land in Singapore’s Seletar Airport

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Malaysia remains committed that any aircraft landings at the Seletar Airport in Singapore cannot utilise Malaysian airspace in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Foreign minister Datuk [...]
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Recession not on horizon, deputy trade minister assures Malaysians

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

Malaysia will not fall into recession despite the gloomy economic forecast by analysts, Ong Kian Ming asserted today. The deputy international trade and industry minister [...]
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Najib: Traders unhappy over increased egg price

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today claimed that traders are unhappy over the rising egg prices. In a statement on his Facebook page, the Pekan MP said he [...]
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In battle for Cameron Highlands, Kit Siang sees chance to take Pahang

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

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today spelt out the stakes for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition’s capture of Cameron Highlands in the January 26 by-election. To the veteran [...]
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Malaysia’s king abdicates after two years on throne

Malaysia’s king abdicates after two years on throne

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s king abdicated Sunday in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future after he took medical leave and reportedly married [...]
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Malaysia confirms aircraft debris off Madagascar is likely from MH370

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | PerthNow | 6:00 AM

Aircraft debris found on Madagascar last year has been confirmed by Malaysian authorities as likely from MH370. Five items were handed to Malaysian Transport minister Anthony [...]
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Malaysia denies entry to Israeli swimmers for world championship

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Ynetnews | 6:00 AM

Despite efforts to obtain visas for Paralympics team for key tourney, athletes from Jewish state once again find themselves out of an international sports competition. [...]
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Fuel dealers fault Najib for shrinking income, jobs over stagnant commission rates

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

The Petrol Dealers Association of Malaysia (PDAM) today hailed the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for raising their commission by 3 sen per litre sold, thereby protecting [...]
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Malaysian royals to vote for a new king after surprise resignation

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Members of Malaysia’s royal families agreed on Monday to vote for a new king on January 24 to replace King Muhammad V, who has stepped down unexpectedly, the national [...]
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