Archive for January 18th, 2020

Bersatu sets new dates for its first party election

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

A total of 363,167 members of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will be choosing leaders from the grassroots to the national level this year, said its chair Tun Dr Mahathir [...]
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Eight fishermen missing near Lahad Datu waters

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 11:36 AM

Eight fishermen were believed to be missing in Tambisan waters, Tungku, near here, Saturday (January 17). According to source, a fishing boat registered in Sandakan was found [...]
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Polling stations open for Kimanis by-election

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

A total of 19 polling stations involving 68 channels will open from 7.30am until 5pm today for voters in the Kimanis parliamentary constituency. The more than nine hours [...]
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Dr M: Khazanah made decision to keep PLUS, not me

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied that he was behind the decision of to retain highway operator PLUS Malaysia Bhd under Khazanah National Bhd and the [...]
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Ramkarpal confirms Anwar’s instructions to initiate defamation suit against Yusoff Rawther

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyer has confirmed that his client has instructed for defamation proceedings to be initiated against Muhammad Yusoff Rawther. Bukit Gelugor [...]
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Railway union calls for KTMB to increase freight services to gain more revenue

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

Railwaymen Union of Malaysia (RUM) president Razak Md Hassan has called for Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) to improve its freight services as a means to increase its [...]
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Govt to review allowance for KAFA teachers

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

The government will continue to focus on the welfare of Quran and Fardhu Ain (KAFA) class teachers including reviewing the allowance given to them, said minister in the prime [...]
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Anyone free to comment on Yusoff Rawther’s case, PM says after backlash against IGP

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said everyone including the Inspector general of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Hamid Bador and politicians are free to air their opinion on [...]
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Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia amid palm oil row

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:36 AM

Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between [...]
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Controversial Sabah Temporary Pass and swing votes deciding factors in Kimanis by-election

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

In the race for the Kimanis parliamentary seat, the Opposition will know by tonight whether their gamble on harping on the Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS) will pay off. If voters [...]
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Telenor: No reason for Malaysia not to compete in 5G race

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

Telenor Research, the research arm of Norway-based Telenor Group, said there is no reason for Malaysia not to compete in the fifth generation (5G) technology race as the [...]
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Malay publisher moots May 13 as date for ‘reboot Malaysia’ campaign

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 11:36 AM

The chair of Kumpulan Karangkraf Datuk Hussamuddin Yaacub has suggested yesterday for his “Uninstall Hatred: Reboot Malaysia and Global Harmony” campaign to be [...]
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Legal bump at the starting line

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 11:36 AM

As the Industrial Relations (IR) Department ponders over a grievance filed by an e-hailing driver, the first such case brought to its attention, labour law experts are [...]
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Malaysia’s little walking calculators who live and breathe math

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 11:36 AM

School bullies sometimes call clever kids swots or nerds, while the school athletes are looked up to as heroes. However, FMT has just met a group of primary school mathletes [...]
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Thai Airways’ pilot under investigation for botched landing at Frankfurt

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 7:06 AM

A Thai Airways International pilot, flying for Thailand’s national flag carrier, is currently being investigated by Germany’s BFU (Bundesstelle für [...]
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