Archive for November 9th, 2019

Dr M dismisses Opposition’s calls to sack AG Tommy Thomas

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he does not believe in sacking people unless it’s proven they have made a very serious mistake. He was commenting on [...] » More

Malaysia to impose cash transaction limit of RM25,000 in 2020

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is planning to impose a cash transaction limit of RM25,000 starting next year, in a bid to strengthen the country’s financial integrity, an official from the [...] » More

Toting up the Bills: Debating legislation in Parliament

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

By Bertha Henson and Sean Lim If you’re thinking of forming a debating team, try recruiting Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng. He takes the top prize as a debater, speaking on a [...] » More

Malaysian researchers win prestigious German environmental prize for work on sustainability

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Two Malaysian scientists have made a name for themselves on the global stage thanks to their work in sustainable development. Andrew Ng Kay Lup and Lai Yee Qing were among 25 [...] » More

Where were all of you when Najib was stealing the nation’s money? Dr M ask Opposition

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told the current Opposition leaders to look at themselves first, before giving the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government advice on how to [...] » More

Dr M pleased with Pakatan’s achievement, reiterates priority in eradicating corruption

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in assessing the current government’s progress, said he is happy with what they have achieved thus far and in due time, all the [...] » More

All hands on deck for 1,000 Zalora employees to ensure 11.11 shopping extravaganza runs smoothly

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

On a regular day at the Zalora warehouse, some 300 staff members can be found receiving, labelling, sorting, packing and shipping out items at the e-retailer’s [...] » More

Ambiga to Zahid: Welcome to new Malaysia where rule of law prevails

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Lawyer Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan chided Barisan Nasional (BN) President Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi for his racially charged comments on a recent court decision to acquit a driver [...] » More

Malaysia says US offer to host Apec ‘not a good idea’

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An offer by the United States to host a Pacific rim summit in America in 2020 after Chile abruptly cancelled this year’s event was “not a good idea”, [...] » More

Alibaba to open largest Taobao store in Malaysia this month

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Online shopping is all the rage these days, but there are still people who may be put off by the idea of shelling out hard-earned cash for things they can’t feel or [...] » More

D-IGP confirms murder probe in Temerloh tahfiz school student’s death

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Police have classified the death of a student from an unregistered tahfiz school in Temerloh yesterday as murder, deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor [...] » More

Mahathir says government doesn’t know exactly where Jho is as Cyprus starts passport purge

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:02 AM

It’s been a week of Jho Low-related stories, and it wouldn’t be complete without a juicy soundbite from Malaysia’s nonagenarian prime minister, Mahathir [...] » More

Govt will ensure business continuity, Loke tells business community

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Transport minister Anthony Loke today assured the business community that there will always be continuity for their businesses in Malaysia, and encouraged them to invest [...] » More

1MDB ex-CEO denies negligence in sending 1MDB’s money to Jho Low’s firm

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) senior management was not negligent when it sent hundreds of millions in US dollars to Good Star Limited in 2009 and 2011 without [...] » More

Cambodian opposition figures blocked in Paris, Kuala Lumpur

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Exiled Cambodian opposition party leader Sam Rainsy was blocked in Paris on Thursday and his deputy detained in Malaysia as they tried to fly home despite arrest threats from [...] » More