Archive for February 5th, 2019

Goldman execs may have pay cut over Malaysian fund scandal

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Goldman Sachs Group’s board is taking steps to slash its top executives’ 2018 compensation, depending on the outcome of investigations into the investment [...]
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Despite protest from doctors, health minister says Peka B40 fee will be based on 2006 prices

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Health minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today consultation and health screening fees at private clinics will follow the 2006 fee schedule despite protests from anxious general [...]
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1MDB fallout continues as Goldman bosses could lose millions in pay and bonuses

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

US investment bank Goldman Sachs said today it was withholding bonuses and could consider taking back part of the salaries of top senior executives pending investigations [...]
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Ascension of new king a timely reminder of Malaysia’s history and culture

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

To many Singaporeans, the idea of a monarchical system would seem strange and anachronistic. But the Malaysian royal institution is part of a long historical thread of Malay [...]
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MACC grills 20 DBKL officers over River of Life contracts, report says

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is questioning 20 Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) officers over the RM4.4 billion River of Life project here, a news report [...]
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Keep calm and stay united, Guan Eng tells Malaysians in CNY greeting

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

In his first Chinese New Year greeting as Finance minister, Lim Guan Eng has called on Malaysians to invest in the country’s recovering economy and to always stay [...]
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Deputy law minister explains why Najib hasn’t been locked away

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Despite the mountain of graft and power abuse charges brought against him, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law, [...]
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Vehicles with unpaid fines banned from Singapore: Malaysia seeks further discussion, says minister

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will hold further discussions with Singapore after the latter country announced a future ban on foreign vehicles with outstanding fines, said Malaysia’s deputy [...]
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Kit Siang: I have no intention to become Cabinet minister

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang has rubbished claims that he is lobbying to gain a position in the government’s Cabinet. The Iskandar Puteri MP in a statement said he was [...]
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Survey’s find of 60pct Malays unhappy with Pakatan not realistic, says Kit Siang

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has disputed a survey which found that a large section of the Malay community disapproved of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration as he claimed [...]
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Report: Too many cancer patients, not nearly enough oncologists in Malaysia

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has an acute shortage of oncologists with the estimated ratio a startling 3.4 doctors for every one million people, health ministry deputy director-general for [...]
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Undeterred by Cameron Highlands defeat, Dr M says Pakatan will retain Semenyih

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Pakatan Harapan (PH) is confident of retaining the Semenyih state seat in the upcoming by-election no matter what Barisan Nasional (BN) or PAS might have up their sleeves, [...]
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PM moots crop diversification to mitigate palm oil offensive

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The adoption of cash crops in addition to oil palm could provide an income buffer for growers amid the ongoing decline of palm oil price, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir [...]
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Hitachi to Strengthen Business Structures for a Transformation into a Global Leader

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | 04-FEB-2019 ACN Newswire | Hitachi, Ltd. | 6:00 AM

As Laid Out in the 2021 Mid-term Management Plan TOKYO, Feb 4, 2019 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi, Ltd. announced that on April 1, 2019, it will strengthen its [...]
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DOCOMO Develops World’s First 360-degree 8K 3D VR System for Live Video Streaming and Viewing at 60 fps

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | 04-FEB-2019 ACN Newswire | NTT DOCOMO | 6:00 AM

- Will demonstrate new immersive-viewing technology at Sapporo Snow Festival - TOKYO, Feb 4, 2019 – (JCN Newswire) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has [...]
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