Archive for January 21st, 2019

OCM: International Olympic Council hopes Malaysia won’t ban Israeli athletes

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

Olympic Council of Malaysia secretary-general Datuk Nazifuddin Najib today said that the International Olympic Council (IOC) will send an official appeal letter to the [...]
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Dr M: Unfair to call me anti-Semitic, it’s Malaysia’s right to deny Israel entry

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said it is unfair to label him as anti-Semitic and asserted that Malaysia has the right to disallow Israeli citizens including their athletes from [...]
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Kit Siang: Najib finally admits to 1MDB scandal but blames it on systematic failure

Kit Siang: Najib finally admits to 1MDB scandal but blames it on systematic failure

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

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today said that it was Datuk Seri Najib Razak who approved the “exorbitant fee” for Goldman Sachs after the former prime minister said [...]
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Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Finance minister Lim Guan Eng said Friday that an apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment [...]
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Guan Eng: Goldman apology not enough, what matters is the $7.5b money

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

The apology by Goldman Sachs was necessary, but insufficient considering its role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal, Malaysia’s finance [...]
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Syed Saddiq: I stand firm with Malaysia’s ban on Israeli athletes

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

Youth and Sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today said that Israel’s criticism of Malaysia politicising sports is an attempt to play the victim card and [...]
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Prosecutors object to Najib’s ‘unreasonable’ bid to delay first trial

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

Prosecutors today vigorously objected to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s bid to indefinitely postpone his first-ever corruption trial which is scheduled [...]
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After Najib’s trial postponement request, Bar highlights misconduct risk

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

The Malaysian Bar yesterday voiced disapproval of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyers’ bid to postpone his trial that was scheduled to start next month, pointing out [...]
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Burma ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

Burma ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

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

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as “too slow” Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the [...]
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