Archive for August 20th, 2019

Police deny taking Nora Quoirin’s parents to meet mediums during search

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

Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop today rubbished a foreign news report that claimed police took Nora Anne Quoirin’s parents to four mediums after [...]
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Anwar: Stop pandering to hardcore radicalism and reject religious bigotry

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today urged Malaysians not entertain purely racial or religious bigotry. Anwar said this when responding to questions regarding [...]
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Utusan Malaysia struggling to sell assets because buildings have no CF, claim staff

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

Utusan Malaysia management is currently struggling to dispose of its assets, especially buildings which the company owns, as most of them do not have a certificate of fitness [...]
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Malaysia ex-PM Najib’s major 1MDB trial postponed

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

Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak’s most significant 1MDB trial, which centres on claims huge sums ended up in his bank account, was postponed Monday for a week after [...]
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Analysts: Deporting Zakir Naik can diffuse tensions, but will not solve discord among Malaysians

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

Analysts said even if controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik were told to leave Malaysia, this will not resolve issues which have been festering in the country for [...]
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Dr M: Putrajaya to review airport tax rates, departure levy

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

The federal government will study the rates of the passenger service charge (PSC), or airport tax, following AirAsia’s move to collect the additional RM23 levied by [...]
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Enemies want Pakatan gone, Kit Siang says amid calls for DAP to quit coalition

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

DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang said today Pakatan Harapan (PH) must remain steadfast and united to forge a common future amid testing times, claiming there are forces bent on [...]
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Penang to be the first to put local council polls to the test, says minister

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

Penang will be the first state to conduct local council elections after they are approved by the federal government for implementation, Housing and Local government minister [...]
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At statistics congress, Dr M calls on nations to forge ideology of unity

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged the global community to use the 2019 International Statistics Congress here as a platform to forge an ideology that [...]
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Former health ministry deputy D-G Dr Jeyaindran dies at 64

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

Former health ministry deputy director-General Datuk Seri Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai died this morning. The Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) senior consultant physician had served [...]
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As protest over Lynas mounts, Dr M says rather listen to experts

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he would rather listen to experts than opponents of Lynas Corp, as the prime minister continues to defend his Cabinet’s decision to [...]
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Malaysian officials violated diplomatic immunities, says envoy

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The Namibian High Commission has accused Malaysian officials of infringing Vienna Conventions on diplomatic rights in their treatment of two nephews of the High Commissioner [...]
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Guan Eng: DAP’s failure to shut down Lynas proof party not kingmaker

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

Finance minister and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng admitted today that his party did not succeed in convincing the prime minister to shut down Lynas Corp operations in [...]
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Lawyer: Spell out clear guidelines for MCMC probe, ‘offensive’ posts not good enough

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

The threshold for investigations into and arrests for offensive social media comments on race, religion or the royalty must be high and reserved only for those inciting [...]
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Cambodia to ban online gambling, cites threat to social order

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

Cambodia said on Sunday it is banning online gambling, which helped propel a wave of Chinese investment in casinos in the country, saying that the industry had been used by [...]
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