Archive for November 28th, 2019

Former A-G defends Nor Salwani for slipping voice recorder into 1MDB meeting

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

The National Audit Department’s (NAD) Nor Salwani Muhammad did not break any rules by recording a high-level meeting in 2016 that resulted in changes to the federal [...] » More

Ambrin: Najib pledged to resolve conflicting 1MDB financial statements

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak promised that the proper authorities would investigate why 1MDB had two sets of financial statements for 2014, Tan Sri Ambrin [...] » More

Malaysia hints at resuming relations with N Korea

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia premier hinted Tuesday that his country is talking to Pyongyang and would resume relations with North Korea. “We want to be friendly with all countries in the [...] » More

Dr M: Malaysia willing to work with and learn from any country

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Malaysia is willing to learn and work with any countries that can benefit the nation, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Speaking to media after concluding the Asean-South Korea [...] » More

Umno deputy: What caused Malaysian flag snafu? ‘Ignorance’ and no real love for country

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

The Malaysian flag mix-up at a basketball tournament here recently was due to ignorance and a lack of appreciation for the country, and not racism, said Umno deputy president [...] » More

Malaysia wins 1MDB appeal against IPIC in UK court, settlement hearing can now be made public

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

Malaysia is one step closer to making public its settlement suit against an Abu Dhabi state fund to recover billions of ringgit the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government says was [...] » More

Either Azmin or Dr M could’ve lied on meeting with BN MPs, Annuar claims

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

Tan Sri Annuar Musa has claimed today that either Datuk Seri Azmin Ali or Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad could have spread misinformation on the clandestine meeting in the PKR [...] » More

Deputy minister says DNA results only supplementary to citizenship bids

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

Genetic test results may be used to support citizenship applications but are not sufficient for automatic approval, Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman told Parliament today. The deputy [...] » More

Malaysia welcoming more tourists in the lead-up to VM2020

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

With about a month left to Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020), the country is more than ready to welcome even more tourists. This year itself, Malaysia saw an influx of [...] » More

Foreign minister: Stop racialising flag, Malaysian citizens are Malaysian citizens

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

Malaysians should stop racialising the national flag blunder made during a recent basketball game, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today. The foreign minister pointed out the [...] » More

Malaysia says Islamic State may shift operations to Southeast Asia

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Malaysian minister warned on Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group may shift its base of operations to Southeast Asia after the death of its leader, according to [...] » More

Malaysia to Appeal Closed-Door Process for Suit Between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi State Fund

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

Malaysia won a victory at a London court that will allow public hearings in a dispute between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi’s state investment fund in legal battle over how [...] » More

Minister confirms OSA will go but parts to live on in new info freedom law

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

The Official Secrets Act (OSA) will be repealed but some of its vital functions will be incorporated into the proposed Freedom of Information Act, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said [...] » More

Study: In post-GE14 Malaysia, more personal freedom but tolerance took a dive

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

Malaysia saw a marked drop in social tolerance this year compared to last year even as personal freedom rose, according to the global Prosperity Index 2019 released by [...] » More

Ambrin: I ordered auditor Nor Salwani to save sole 1MDB audit report, destroy the rest

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

Former auditor-general Tan Sri Ambrin Buang told the High Court today that he gave the order for government auditor Nor Salwani Muhammad to save the only surviving copy of [...] » More