Archive for February 28th, 2019

Maxis, Huawei collaborate to accelerate 5G in Malaysia

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Leading converged communications and digital services company, Maxis has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei to accelerate 5G technology in Malaysia. The [...]
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Malaysians vote Dr M, Loke best Pakatan communicators, survey shows

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Transport minister Anthony Loke were picked by Malaysians as the best communicators of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s [...]
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Have Malaysians moved on from 1MDB? Survey shows education tops corruption fight

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

Malaysians are more concerned with education and living costs compared to cutting corruption, which fell to fourth place out of 13 issues in a recent survey released today. [...]
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PAS: Anwar training guns on Sarawak Report lawsuit to cover own leadership crisis

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s “confusing” statement on PAS’ out of court settlement with Sarawak Report (SR) is a mere diversion tactic to [...]
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Malaysia Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Indonesia’s Jambi before resuming flight to KL

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-724 reportedly made an emergency landing at the Sultan Thaha Airport in the Indonesian province of Jambi on Monday evening, before the flight was [...]
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In Malaysia Baharu, voters, politicians cling to familiar race politics of old

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

The result of the 14th general election showed Malaysians it was possible to change who is in charge of the federal government. However, the months since have also shown that [...]
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Malaysia ex-PM Najib apologises for insensitive remarks against night owls, LGBT community

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

Former prime minister Najib Razak on Tuesday (February 26) apologised for insensitive remarks against highway users at night, as well as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and [...]
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Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this [...]
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Putrajaya expects to acquire four Klang Valley highways in six months

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

The government announced today that it planned to acquire four highways in the Klang Valley LDP, Sprint, Kesas, and Smart within six months. Finance minister Lim Guan Eng [...]
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Anwar: No reason to question integrity of non-Muslims in top posts

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

There is no reason to question the integrity of non-Muslims in top positions as long as they conduct their duties responsibly, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. [...]
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Bloomberg writer: Putrajaya skirting deflation issue with 2008 talk

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

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng should not have compared the current deflation to the 2008 financial crisis, said a Bloomberg ex-editor. Former Bloomberg executive editor [...]
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Defence Ministry disavows ‘recommendation letters’ linked to Mat Sabu, files police report

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

Two fake recommendation letters linked to Defence minister Mohamad Sabu have been circulated in public in what could possibly be an attempt to secure contracts with his [...]
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Vietnam overcame isolation to become a manufacturing hub and N Korea is watching

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Once-isolated and among the poorest countries in the world, Vietnam has over the last three decades emerged as a manufacturing hub where multinational firms such as Intel, [...]
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Vietnamese carriers VietJet, Bamboo unveil Boeing deals worth $15 billion

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese carriers VietJet and Bamboo Airways formally announced on Wednesday deals with Boeing Co to buy 110 planes worth more than $15 billion (11 billion pounds) as the [...]
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PM asks Thai group to continue investment in Vietnam

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested that Thailand’s Siam Cement Group (SCG) continue investing in Vietnam and accelerate the implementation of investment [...]
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