Archive for June 26th, 2019

Resuscitating Malaysia Airlines now is a tough call: Jomo

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:56 PM

The capital-intensive nature of the airline business, especially with the current business conditions, makes it more difficult to resuscitate Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB). [...] » More

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:55 PM

Malaysia’s government has shut more than 400 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens of students for the second time in three months. The [...] » More

Civilised? Developed countries still engaging in war, says Dr M

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:54 PM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today lamented the participation of developed nations in warfare, despite claiming to be civilised. In his speech at the 33rd [...] » More

Dr M hopes US-China will see ‘enough sense’ to end trade war, accept healthy competition

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:53 PM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed hope that the US and China would see “enough sense” to end its long drawn trade war, and reminded of the [...] » More

Quit yapping about becoming PM and do your job sincerely, Rais Yatim tells Anwar

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:52 PM

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should carry out his duties as an MP with sincerity instead of harping on about the so-called “political promise” to make him the next [...] » More

Dr M: Govt wants to sell Malaysia Airlines but retain its identity

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:49 PM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that the government wants to retain the identity of Malaysia Airlines even if it were to sell the national flag carrier. [...] » More

1MDB: High Court orders Umno, six others to respond to govt’s forfeiture suit

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:48 PM

The High Court today ordered Umno and six others to respond to the government’s forfeiture lawsuit against them after the suit came up in court for the first time. High [...] » More

Dr M as PM a collective PKR decision, no change to his leadership timeline, says party sec-gen

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:45 PM

PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail today reiterated that nobody in PKR is pushing for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down as prime minister to make [...] » More

Penang Press Club willing to return funds linked to 1MDB

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:43 PM

A Penang journalist union that had received funds from the 1Malaysia-Penang Welfare Club in 2013 is willing to return the money allegedly linked to 1Malaysia Development [...] » More

Umno sec-gen says will consult Opposition parties on lowering voting age

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:42 PM

Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said today that his party will consult their allies in the Opposition on whether to support the government’s bid to reduce [...] » More

Malaysians need to be part of the solution

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:41 PM

It is annoying to see Malaysians caught up in the petty politicking that is PKR’s never-ending internal power struggles and the fun guessing game of when is “Tun [...] » More

Business Briefs 26 Jun 2019

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 8:39 AM

* Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPB) has successfully acquired 24 million treasury shares via order-matching and put-through transactions at an average price of [...] » More

Asian stocks lower ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Major Asian stock markets declined Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed trade talks. Benchmarks in [...] » More

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy HK citizens prepare to leave

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy HK citizens prepare to leave

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Elisa Wong had always thought she would move away from Hong Kong when her seven-year-old daughter reached university age. But the recent political crisis has prompted her to [...] » More

China Warns World Leaders: Don’t Talk About the HK Protests

China Warns World Leaders: Don’t Talk About the HK Protests

26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | VICE News | 6:02 AM

Beijing issued a severe warning to any world leaders who planned to talk about Hong Kong’s massive protests during this week’s G20 summit: Don’t do it. [...] » More