Archive for October 19th, 2019

‘I’m not racist nor political’: Permaisuri Agong says after backlash for retweeting anti-Chinese post

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azisah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah said she is “not racist nor political”, after she was criticised for retweeting a derogatory post [...] » More

MAHB says relocating KLIA2 duty-free store to make room for immigration queues

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

After facing criticism for long immigration queues at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2), Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) today said it was working to find a [...] » More

Shafee: Najib summoned to Bukit Aman tomorrow over Nga Kor Ming posting

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will present himself to Bukit Aman tomorrow to assist investigations into a statement allegedly insulting the Sultan of Selangor [...] » More

Citing ‘sky traffic’ among other issues, Dr M expresses scepticism over Malaysia’s flying car plan

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed scepticism over the commercial use of Malaysia’s much-anticipated flying cars, pointing out several issues which [...] » More

VC’s Malay congress speech defied Malaysian unity, says UM Law Society

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The University of Malaya’s (UM) Law Society has chided its vice-chancellor (VC) for his speech during the Malay Dignity Congress earlier this month, amid a [...] » More

Malaysia needs to be ready for the worst in South China Sea: foreign minister

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia needs to boost its naval capabilities to prepare for possible conflict in the South China Sea, its foreign minister said on Thursday, even as Southeast Asia’s [...] » More

MACC: Only three from 80 rejected compound notices for taking stolen 1MDB funds

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Three of the 80 individuals and entities sent compound fines for receiving illegal 1MDB funds have rejected these, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today. [...] » More

Malaysia held talks with Goldman over 1MDB charges: report

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia held talks with Goldman Sachs about dropping charges against three units of the Wall Street bank that prosecutors brought over the multi billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, [...] » More

Floods in Kelantan, Terengganu, northern Peninsular Malaysia expected in November: Disaster agency

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Floods are expected in Kelantan, Terengganu and northern Peninsula Malaysia next month, said the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) on Wednesday (October 16). The [...] » More

Ex-CEO: Najib was like ‘emperor of 1MDB’, ultimate power in company

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi agreed that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was virtually the “emperor” of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD) as [...] » More

Dr Zakir launches legal action against DAP’s Ramasamy

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has issued a formal demand for Penang deputy Chief minister II P. Ramasamy to apologise for allegedly slandering him in public [...] » More

Police question Najib for an hour over Facebook post

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak spent more than an hour giving his statement to the police investigating insults against the Sultan of Selangor on Facebook. [...] » More

MACC says will need Jho Low in cuffs before can be sure how much was stolen from 1MDB

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) can only verify the extent of theft involving 1MDB funds once fugitive financier Low Taek Jho is apprehended. MACC chief Latheefa [...] » More

Parliament approves four new select committees

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Parliament approved today the formation of four new Special Select Committees to improve the nation’s checks and balances. Tabled by minister in prime minister’s [...] » More

MAHB says new e-hailing regulation aimed at reducing congestion, not extra profit

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The recently implemented five-minute waiting time for e-hailing ride services at KLIA is meant to ensure smooth vehicle flow at the terminal kerbside and to manage any [...] » More