Archive for August, 2019

Malaysia Airlines turns to Morgan Stanley in recovery scramble

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

Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund has hired Morgan Stanley to explore strategic options for Malaysia Airlines, including a potential stake sale, as part of a recovery [...] » More

Bloomberg: Foreign investors heading back to Malaysia, eyeing Big Cap players

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

Foreign capital that exited Malaysia after the general election are returning to the local market and set to provide an infusion for blue chip counters, according to a [...] » More

PM says Putrajaya in difficult position as no country really wants Dr Zakir Naik

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

Malaysia is not keen for Dr Zakir Naik to be here, but is hard-pressed to deport him elsewhere as “many countries” will not accept the controversial Islamic [...] » More

Report: Bryan Foong is Malaysia Airlines’ new chief strategy officer

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

National carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has picked Bryan Foong, who was its former head of strategy between 2007 and 2011, as its new group chief strategy officer. [...] » More

What’s the holdup with getting back 1MDB money? Najib’s ‘ridiculous’ reasons, says Dr M

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

The government has a hard time recovering money taken from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) because the man who created the sovereign fund has been evasive about where the [...] » More

What Malaysian tourism is missing is imagination

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

I spent a few days in Thailand for a concert and while it was a nice sojourn, it was also a depressing reminder how far Malaysia lags behind our nearest neighbours. While [...] » More

Home Ministry to review citizenship application steps, cut processing time to a year

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

Home minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today he has directed his ministry’s officials to review the standard operating procedure (SOP) for citizenship [...] » More

Deep state impedes Pakatan institutional, political reforms for New Malaysia, says Kit Siang

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

The deep state in Malaysia is an important reason behind the slow progress in institutional and political reforms for New Malaysia, says veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang. He [...] » More

Malaysia could replace Indonesia as top palm oil supplier to Indiatrade

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

Malaysia is set to replace Indonesia as the top palm oil supplier to India in 2019 as New Delhi has been charging lower import tax on refined palm oil shipments from [...] » More

Binh Duong pledges to remove difficulties for Korean firms

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

The southern province of Binh Duong will actively work to promptly remove bottlenecks for businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Chair of the provincial People’s [...] » More

New Miniso stores first to stock Marvel products

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Retailer brings new products with Marvel theme to Vietnam at three new stores. The Vietnamese subsidiary of lifestyle and household item retailer Miniso last week announced [...] » More

Vietnam home-sharing market grows dramatically

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

While traditional hotels show signs of slowing down in the race for accommodation supply, in the past one year, the market for home-sharing business in Vietnam has been [...] » More

Vinalines sells old ships to restructure fleet

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

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) plans to sell 11 old vessels with total tonnage of more than 230,000 tonnes this year. The move is part of the [...] » More

Chinese carmaker SAIC eyes Vietnam expansion

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

SAIC Motor International plans to work with Malaysia’s Tan Chong Motor Holdings to expand their Vietnam operations. The two parties have signed a memorandum of [...] » More

Dim Tu Tac offers lava custard mooncake

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Dim Tu Tac restaurant in downtown HCM City has introduced its lava custard mooncake, offering more choice for those who are fed up with traditional flavors and wish to taste [...] » More