Archive for August 10th, 2019

Malaysia files charges against current, ex-Goldman execs over 1MDB

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

Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 current and former directors of three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries, piling further pressure on the Wall Street titan over the [...] » More

Finance Ministry calls Malaysians to share ideas, suggestions for Budget 2020 preparation

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

The finance ministry is inviting Malaysians from all walks of life to share their ideas and suggestions with the government, for the preparation of Budget 2020. Finance [...] » More

Malaysia PM says cannot force rare earths firm Lynas to leave country

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

Malaysia cannot force rare earths miner Lynas Corp to leave despite opposition from some people who fear the risk of radioactivity from waste at the firm’s processing [...] » More

On Shah Alam stage, Westlife pleads for info on Irish teen missing in Negri Sembilan

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

Popular Irish pop group Westlife is the latest and possibly the first celebrities to publicly ask for help in finding Nora Anne Quoirin, who disappeared last Sunday while [...] » More

Malaysia files charges against 17 current, ex-Goldman execs over 1MDB

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

Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 current and former directors of three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries, piling further pressure on the Wall Street titan over the [...] » More

Final prosecution witness takes stand in Najib’s SRC trial as hearing nears end

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

After 50 days of court hearings and various adjournments, the final prosecution witness will be called to the stand in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s RM42 million SRC [...] » More

We’re not profiling, Aussie envoy tells 6 Malaysians barred from flying

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Free MalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia today said Malaysians are not being profiled by airline liaison officers (ALOs), following the case of six Malaysians denied [...] » More

Gobind: Retabling unilateral conversion Bill not in Selangor Pakatan talks with MB

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

Selangor DAP chair Gobind Singh Deo today dismissed the possibility of a Bill allowing the unilateral religious conversion of minors resurfacing in the state legislative [...] » More

After govt’s decision on khat, Guan Eng calls on Malaysians to unite and move forward

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

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng called on Malaysians to unite and move forward, following the Education Ministry’s announcement today that khat lessons for [...] » More

Malaysia to set up ‘special channel’ to facilitate investments from China

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheSundaily | 6:02 AM

Malaysia plans to set up a “special channel” led by the finance ministry to facilitate more investments from China, said Finance minister Lim Guan Eng. The [...] » More

Women NGOs remind Selangor MB of Federal Court decision on unilateral conversion

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

A group of women NGOs today reminded Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari that the unanimous Federal Court decision on the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam supersedes [...] » More

Debate on unilateral conversion Bill a waste of time following Federal Court ruling, says DAP MP

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

DAP national legal bureau chair Ramkarpal Singh said today it is unnecessary to debate the Bill on the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam in the Selangor State [...] » More

Burma’s very own satellite now in orbit

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MMTimes | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s very own satellite system was successfully launched into orbit on Wednesday after two years of planning. The nation will see improved and faster [...] » More

Mourners pay final respects to Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’

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

Former Khmer Rouge cadres and relatives paid their final respects to “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea on Friday, ahead of a cremation ceremony in Cambodia for the [...] » More

Thai retail chain to double exports of Vietnamese agricultural products

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

MM Mega Market Vietnam will double its monthly export of Vietnamese agricultural products to Thailand from 100 to 200 tonnes. Under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) MMVN [...] » More