Archive for May 4th, 2019

Second woman suspected in Kim Jong Nam killing freed from Malaysia prison

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader was released Friday from a Malaysian prison and due to fly back [...]
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PM says RM6b for fresh grads’ subsidisation just a proposal for now

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed today there was a proposal to the Cabinet to provide RM6 billion in allowances and salaries to assist fresh graduates at [...]
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History made as Tengku Maimun becomes Malaysia’s first female chief justice

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has its first female chief justice with today’s appointment of Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the top judge of the country. The prime [...]
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Malaysian Bar hails first woman CJ, says proves gender should never trump merit

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today as the country’s first-ever female chief justice shows that one’s abilities should never be outweighed by [...]
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Najib’s trial: KWAP asked to channel RM2b loan directly to SRC’s accounts

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

SRC International Sdn Bhd had requested Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) to deposit a RM2 billion loan directly into its accounts, although the latter had already decided [...]
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PM says government will always listen to public before making decisions

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that both he and the government will always listen to public opinion before making a decision, including any related to the [...]
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Malaysians don’t need visa to the US anymore? Fake news, says Wisma Putra

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Foreign Ministry today debunked as fake news an article claiming that the US has waived the visa requirement for 10 countries, including Malaysia. In a statement, the [...]
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Sole remaining Kim Jong Nam assassination suspect to be freed

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother will be freed Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming from the shocking hit despite [...]
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Penang Airport may close if Kulim gets its own, says CM

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Penang will be so negatively impacted by the proposed Kulim International Airport that the island state’s own international airport could “close down”, Chow [...]
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Sarawak lawmaker wants free flow of Indonesian traders into border village stemmed

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A Sarawak state lawmaker today called on the federal government to tighten security at the border village of Serikin in Bau district to prevent Indonesian traders from freely [...]
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Malaysia Airlines introduces travel perks app for passengers, to become local hospitality hub

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

National carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) is aiming to be its passengers’ “travel buddy” via an app that will give them access to travel benefits such [...]
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SIS: Absence of hate speech leading up to ‘deviant’ fatwa hearing shows maturity among Malaysians

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Sisters in Islam (SIS) has commended the majority of Malaysians for their maturity and peace-loving nature, despite its court hearing to legally challenge a [...]
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Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing N Korean leader’s half-brother

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her [...]
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Official says Sarawak will use only legal means for bid to reclaim state’s rights

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The state government will ensure steps it takes to reclaim the state’s rights are within the confines of the Federal Constitution and Malaysian laws, said Sharifah [...]
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Economist Jomo Sundram claims money for 1MDB, ECRL diverted to BN election war chest

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Mega infrastructure projects undertaken during the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government were actually a front to raise funds for its election campaigns instead of for [...]
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