Archive for August 1st, 2019

Malaysia Airlines appoints Foong as group chief strategy officer

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

National carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd has appointed Bryan Foong as its group chief strategy officer effective tomorrow. Foong is no newcomer to the airline and in his new [...] » More

Mat Sabu: Malaysia keen to partner Turkey to develop defence industry

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Defence minister Mohamad Sabu said today Malaysia is looking at a collaboration with Turkey to develop its defence industry. He praised Turkey, as part of the Nato alliance, [...] » More

Najib says absent from Agong’s installation because seat swapped at last minute

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak asserted today that his absence from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s installation yesterday was because his seating position [...] » More

Source: Putrajaya set to allow Lynas waste to remain in Malaysia

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The federal government will likely drop its requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare earth processing waste to Australia as a precondition for its licence renewal, [...] » More

PM pledges loyalty to new King, says govt committed to Malaysia’s continued prosperity

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MalayMail | 6:02 AM

Shared prosperity of the people is the basis of the commitment of the government led by Pakatan Harapan (PH) in designing programmes and policies to make Malaysia a [...] » More

Grab CEO goes bald for children with cancer, raises over RM600,000

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

In a bid to support children with cancer, Grab co-founder and chief executive officer Anthony Tan recently shaved his head bald and raised a record sum for the annual [...] » More

Can’t ship waste to Australia? Buy an island and dump it there, activists tell Lynas Corp

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Lynas Corp should purchase an uninhabited island and ship out its waste there instead of building a permanent disposal facility (PDF) here, anti-Lynas lobby Save Malaysia [...] » More

I told you so, Najib crows after highway takeover bids said to be under review

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Razak held up a news report asserting that the government was reviewing the finance ministry proposal to buy out four highway concessions for RM6.2 billion [...] » More

With Hamid first IGP committed over abducted daughter, Indira hopes for sit-down with cops

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

After a decade of silence from the police, M. Indira Gandhi welcomes the news that there is finally an inspector-general of police (IGP) whom she said cares about her plight [...] » More

Sabah DCM gives statement to police over ‘forced conversions’ Facebook post

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Sabah deputy Chief minister Datuk Wilfred Madius Tangau said he has given his statement to the police for their investigation against him over a Facebook post alleging forced [...] » More

Installation ceremony of Malaysia’s 16th Agong begins

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysians once again witnessed a historic moment as Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is officially installed as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a [...] » More

Malaysian court sides with forced labour victims over unpaid wages

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages in Malaysia, a court has ruled, setting a legal precedent migrant rights groups said would [...] » More

‘Whatever happens, I will stick to the promise I made’, says Dr M of Anwar as successor

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once more said he will keep his promise to step down sometime this term and let Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim take over as head of [...] » More

Real estate agents group raises alarm over unlicensed reps

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Over 100,000 real estate agents are operating without a licence in the country, Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) president Lim Boon Ping said. According to the New [...] » More

Commentary: Malaysia’s lowering of the voting age and the huge forces fuelling the change

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Reformasi movement will now be continued by the next generation of Malaysian youths, says Penang Institute’s Ooi Kee Beng. In 2018, six decades after the Federation [...] » More