Archive for September 11th, 2021

Khazanah says sold 1.4pct stake in CIMB Group as part of Dana Impak funds drive

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Khazanah Nasional Bhd said it has sold 138.4 million shares in CIMB Group Holdings Bhd for a total of RM664.5 million. The sovereign wealth firm said the shares were sold via [...] » More

Bank Negara keeps OPR unchanged at 1.75pc

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has maintained the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 1.75 per cent at its fifth Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting today. “The MPC [...] » More

Halal businesses urged to seize opportunities to rebound as economy recovers

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Halal businesses should seize the opportunities to better position themselves and embrace sustainability as well as digitalisation which can provide stronger platforms to [...] » More

2022 to be recovery year for Malaysia’s economy-Muhyiddin

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 5:02 AM

Next year is expected to be a recovery year for the country’s economy but the path to recovery can be prolonged and a painful process, former prime minister Tan Sri [...] » More

Concern in Malaysia over rising Covid-19 cases in highly vaccinated Sarawak

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

A surge in Covid-19 cases in Sarawak, one of Malaysia’s most vaccinated states, is causing concern as the country prepares to transition to the disease being declared [...] » More

Halal pharmaceuticals market set to grow to $105b by 2024, says minister

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

The global Halal pharmaceuticals market is set to grow to $105 billion (US$1=RM4.15) by 2024 from $94 billion in 2019, especially in the preventive care segment. [...] » More

After furore, minister says Constitution, state laws already restrict propagation of other religions among Muslims

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Minister in charge of Islamic affairs Datuk Idris Ahmad has blamed out of context reporting for the furore against a proposed Bill that aims to control the propagation of [...] » More

We’re becoming an Islamic state at a faster pace, warns ex-diplomat

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 5:02 AM

A former diplomat fears Malaysia may lurch into an Islamic state at a faster pace with PAS controlling the Islamic development department (Jakim) under the current Cabinet. [...] » More

Local broadcasters warned by Censorship Board against displaying undergarments in home shopping shows

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Two local broadcasters were recently instructed by the Film Censorship Board (LPF) to stop displaying male and female innerwear in their respective home shopping segments. In [...] » More

Malaysian mothers win battle over ‘sexist’ citizenship law

Malaysian mothers win battle over ‘sexist’ citizenship law

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Several Malaysian mothers won a legal battle Thursday for the right to pass their nationality to their children born abroad, a landmark court decision hailed by activists as [...] » More

Malaysia’s July industrial production fell 5.2pct, more than expected

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s industrial production fell 5.2%, more than expected, in Julyfrom a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. July’s industrial production was [...] » More

Covid-19: 341 new fatalities recorded in Malaysia with 102 brought-in-dead

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health recorded 341 new fatalities in the last 24 hours including 102 brought-in-dead (BID) cases, according to its director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham [...] » More

Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases at 21,176 on September 10, highest in 13 days

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 5:02 AM

Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases were back above the 20,000 mark after a gap of four days at 21,176 today. This is the highest daily case tally of the outbreak in 13 days. [...] » More

Kit Siang nudges KJ to provide more details on brought-in-dead cases

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 5:02 AM

Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang has nudged Health minister Khairy Jamaluddin to provide more details on people who die from Covid-19 even before they receive treatment, also [...] » More

Dr Anthony Fauci Spells Out How Far Away US Is From Ending COVID-19 Pandemic

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | HuffPost | 5:02 AM

The US is “still in pandemic mode” with new COVID-19 infections some 16 times higher than what’s needed to end the public health crisis, according to Dr [...] » More