Archive for August 7th, 2019

In SRC trial, court showed RM606.51m entered Najib’s three AmBank accounts in two years

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

A whopping RM606.51 million was credited into Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s three current Ambank accounts between July 2013 and March 2015, according to financial documents [...] » More

Sabah Opposition rep questions additional RM3.45m budget for state award medals

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

A Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) state assemblyman today questioned the rationale for an additional RM3.45 million allocation for state award medals. Kiulu state assemblyman Datuk [...] » More

Transport minister eyes Malaysia for Asia-Pac aerospace hub

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

Putrajaya is banking on Subang Jaya to play a central role in becoming the aerospace and aviation hub for the Asia-Pacific region. Launching the new regional helicopter [...] » More

HK tourists stranded in Malaysia as flights rescheduled following fresh chaos

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

Tourists from Hong Kong were stranded in Kuala Lumpur after several return flights were either delayed or even cancelled following a mass strike that paralysed the east Asian [...] » More

Amid overhang concerns, real estate federation says property market still healthy

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

International Real Estate Federation (Fiabci) Malaysia President Michael Geh said the country’s property market remains healthy, after recording sales of about 90,000 [...] » More

PAS leader challenges DAP ministers to quit over khat, Zakir Naik

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

DAP ministers who disagreed with the teaching of khat in schools and the non-extradition of Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik should resign, Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said [...] » More

Kelantan exco vows to defend Dr Zakir Naik; PAS invites Kit Siang to face televangelist

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

Kelantan state executive councillor (exco) Datuk Mohamed Fadzli Hassan has urged local Muslims to defend fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik who will embark on a visit there this [...] » More

Illegal smokes, vape could cost Treasury RM6b annually, says tobacco maker

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

The government could potentially lose as much as RM6 billion in taxes from cigarettes and vaping products due to poor enforcement against smugglers, the Japan Tobacco [...] » More

Guan Eng: Non-Malay community alarmed by Chinese daily’s report on khat controversy

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

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng yesterday said that he had met and listened to the grouses of the non-Malay community who, according to him, has been alarmed by Chinese [...] » More

Exclusive: Malaysia plans to extend license for rare earths producer Lynas sources

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

Malaysia plans to extend Lynas Corp’s (LYC.AX) license to operate a rare earths processing plant, though it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years, [...] » More

PSM sounds alarm over Putrajaya’s patent on ‘Tongkat Ali’ extract

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

Putrajaya must urgently relook Malaysia’s patent laws that allowed a ministry to jointly patent “Tongkat Ali” extract and prevent local manufacturers from [...] » More

Aussie ex-spy offers surprise guilty plea for leaking East Timor plot

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A former Australian spy announced a surprise guilty plea Tuesday for exposing an alleged 2004 bugging operation against East Timor officials, after years of fighting the [...] » More

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff

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

Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing’s maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian [...] » More

Quang Nam earns nearly VND10 billion from Ngoc Linh ginseng

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | DtiNews | 6:02 AM

Local farmers in Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province sold approximately 110kg of Ngoc Linh ginseng, earning nearly VND10 billion (US$430,000), at the third Ngoc Linh [...] » More

Long haul flights to shift from Tan Son Nhat to Long Thanh airport

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:02 AM

When operational, the Long Thanh International Airport will receive planes flying 1,000 kilometers and more. The move is planned to reduce the burden on the heavily [...] » More