Archive for August 29th, 2020

Malaysia’s Maybank second-quarter profit drops 52pct due to coronavirus

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s largest lender by assets, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), said on Thursday its second-quarter profit dropped 51.5%, hurt by pandemic-induced movement [...] » More

More than 600 workers appointed to facilitate Slim by-election, says EC chair

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Election Commission (EC) has appointed 689 workers to facilitate the Slim state by-election tomorrow, which will involve 12 polling centres and 54 channels. EC chair [...] » More

Court defers bid to block release of RM1.5b in alleged 1MDB funds in the UK

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The High Court has postponed hearing the application for an order prohibiting a PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) unit from accessing $340 million (RM1.45 billion) of [...] » More

Pejuang backs Shafie for PM

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Newly formed Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) will back Warisan president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal as its prime minister candidate for the 15th general Election. Online [...] » More

Guan Eng tells Tengku Zafrul to correct list of 101 direct negotiation deals

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng today urged Finance minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz to correct the “list” that was released on Wednesday [...] » More

Cops issue arrest warrant against JMM president for failing to attend court proceeding

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The High Court here today issued an arrest warrant against Pertubuhan Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Datuk Hamzah Azwanddin for failing to attend the committal [...] » More

When a responsible father makes a good politician

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

Hats off to Mukhriz Mahathir. He has come to the fore and admitted that both his daughter and son-in-law were fined RM1,000 each for flouting the recovery movement control [...] » More

Too late to claim your ministry doesn’t do direct negotiations, Zuraida told

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Housing and Local government minister Zuraida Kamaruddin cannot deny her ministry awarded contracts directly since the finance minister has already shown this in Parliament, [...] » More

Malaysia’s exports expected to moderately decline this year

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s exports are expected to moderately decline by 3.5 percent this year compared with a growth of 1.7 percent (worth RM986.38bil) in 2019, said the Malaysia [...] » More

BNM: Malaysia’s official reserves at $104.2b as at end-July 2020

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s international reserves remained usable as at end-July 2020, with official reserve assets at $104.21 billion (RM435.04 billion), in accordance with the [...] » More

PM to make announcement on RMCO tonight

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is scheduled to deliver a special address tonight regarding the recovery movement control order (RMCO), according to national news [...] » More

Arrest warrant out for Malay rights group leader

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

The High Court here today issued an arrest warrant for Malay rights group leader Azwanddin Hamzah after he failed to appear for a contempt case filed by Seputeh MP Teresa [...] » More

CFM moots making Rukunegara part of Federal Constitution

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) urged the federal government to consider enshrining the Rukunegara (National Principles) in the Federal Constitution. The group [...] » More

PM: Putrajaya exemplary benchmark in development, management of well-planned city

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The federal government’s administrative centre, Putrajaya, has often been cited as an exemplary benchmark by other countries in the development and management of a [...] » More

Former tech support employee in Malaysia call centre jailed over sale of Singtel customer details

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A technical support employee for a Malaysian subsidiary of Singtel retrieved unauthorised billing information belonging to Singtel customers and sold them, with the details [...] » More