Malaysia News

SRC conviction appeal: Lawyer claims High Court judge had ‘desire’ to hold Najib to account

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The High Court was incorrect in saying Datuk Seri Najib Razak must be held accountable for abuse of power using a criminal standard in the misappropriation of RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd, the Court of Appeal heard today. Najib’s lawyer Farhan Read said this during submission in the hearing of Najib’s appeal against the […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Khairy: Malaysia’s Covid-19 vaccine supply assured, enough shots for 80pct by October

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Science, Technology and Innovation minister Khairy Jamaluddin has assured the public that Malaysia will have enough Covid-19 vaccines to cover 80 per cent of the population by October. He also shared a graph from the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) showing the scheduled delivery of the vaccines compared to the […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

MRT Corp mulls private sector partial funding for grand third line project, says CEO

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>MRT Corp said today the third “circle” line will double up as a game-changing project for the construction industry and urban development, with massive infrastructure plans that would include affordable housing and transit-oriented development. The ambitious project could involve over 30 new stations that would link it to the Kajang-Sungai Buloh and the Putrajaya lines, […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia to give Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to people aged 60 and above

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>People aged 60 and above will be given the Sinovac vaccine under Phase 2 of Malaysia’s national COVID-19 immunisation programme starting on April 19, said coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Monday (April 12). The COVID-19 Vaccine Access Guarantee Special Committee made the decision after taking into consideration the latest data and data from other countries […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Dr Noor Hisham: Sexual harassment article on MyHealth portal that caused uproar is opinion of writer and not health ministry

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>An article on sexual harassment which appeared on the MyHealth portal that caused an uproar on social media reflects the personal opinion of the writer and not the health ministry, said director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. Dr Noor Hisham added that the ministry has taken steps to review articles published on the MyHealth […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia relaxes some virus curbs as Ramadan begins

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia has relaxed coronavirus restrictions in most states as Muslims begin fasting today, allowing the return of popular Ramadan bazaars and the evening prayer service although new Covid-19 cases have stayed above 1,000 a day for most of this year. All food premises will be allowed to remain open from midnight to 6am throughout Ramadan, […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Labuan IBFCB’s business operations, policy remain unchanged

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) has reassured its license holders, intermediaries, advisors and the general marketplace that the recent changes to its personnel both at the operational level as well as its board will not affect its day-to-day operations. The central regulatory, supervisory and enforcement authority of the international business and financial services […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Leaders of Malaysia, Singapore to discuss reopening of border: Hishammuddin

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to discuss the reopening of the border with Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong early May, said Malaysian Foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Monday (April 12). Hishammudin told reporters he will “make sure” that the Malaysia-Singapore border reopening is included in the agenda when the two leaders meet […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Covid-19 fourth wave in Malaysia a real possibility, warns Ismail Sabri, citing health ministry data

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia is at risk of a fourth wave of the coronavirus that has infected over 350,000 people and caused over 1,300 deaths nationwide, Senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today. The defence minister who is also in charge of Covid-19 cluster matters said the information was derived from the health ministry’s risk assessment […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Foreign minister: Malaysia-Singapore ties still good despite absence of high commissioner

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Foreign minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today the absence of a Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore has not affected the bilateral ties of both countries. He said the relationship between Malaysia and the island republic is still good and normal. “The appointment of the Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore is still pending and under […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia’s palm oil stocks rise to 1.45 million tonnes in March

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia, the world’s second largest palm oil producer, saw its palm oil inventories rise 10.72 percent from February to 1.45 million tonnes in March, official data showed Monday. According to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, crude palm oil production also rose 28.43 percent month on month to 1.42 million tonnes in March. Palm oil export, […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Ukraine, Malaysia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Ukraine and Malaysia have signed an agreement on the transfer of sentenced persons, which provides for the establishment of a legal mechanism for the possibility of returning them to their country of nationality for further imprisonment, the Ukrainian Embassy in Malaysia has told Ukrinform. The signing ceremony took place in the administrative capital of Malaysia, […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

PM claims govt doesn’t have much money left after Covid-19

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin reportedly said the federal government’s coffers have been significantly thinned out to prop up the economy and help Malaysians in the Covid era. News portal Malaysiakini reported the prime minister making the disclosure even as he announced a RM4 million allocation for the Sikh community in Petaling Jaya, Selangor this afternoon. […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysian bride faces legal threat after complaint about starving wedding guests

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>A Malaysian bride’s grievances about her wedding organiser leaving her guests starving for hours have ended in legal threats. Wedding planner Ali Grand Hall Weddings And Events yesterday threatened legal action against Munirah Mohd Shalleh, 36, for allegedly defaming them in her Facebook post about wedding guests being served an unsatisfactory spread four hours into […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

AmBank Research sees OPR remaining at 1.75pct moving forward

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>AmBank Research expects the overnight policy rate (OPR) to remain at 1.75 per cent moving forward. In a research note today, it said the expectation also implies the three-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (KLIBOR) would stay at 1.94 per cent, with recent macro indicators showing signs of economic recovery taking place. “At the start […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia Airlines parent confident of better days ahead on restructuring, Covid-19 vaccination

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s parent Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) is confident of better days ahead for the national carrier after a successful corporate restructuring to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and as Malaysia’s vaccination programme is in full swing to curb the spread of the outbreak, which had brought the global aviation industry to […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia will consider appeals by foreigners with expired passes due to lockdown to remain in the country: minister

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Malaysian government will consider requests by stranded foreigners holding expired social visit passes to remain in the country on a “case-to-case basis”, said Home Affairs minister Hamzah Zainudin on Monday (April 12). This came after some embassies in Malaysia reminded their citizens who are holding expired social visit passes and stranded due to the […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Singapore, Malaysia to discuss reopening of border during Muhyiddin’s visit on May 4

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore will discuss, among other things, the reopening of the border when they meet in Singapore on May 4, said Malaysian Foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein. Datuk Seri Hishammuddin also said the Covid-19 pandemic is making it difficult for Malaysia to send a representative to fill the High Commissioner position in […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

‘Islamic leaders’ join Anwar Ibrahim’s People’s Justice Party

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Leader of the opposition Anwar Ibrahim has welcomed 15 new members to his pact, most of whom appear to be Muslim leaders. Three individuals who were formerly a part of the Malaysian Islamic Party PAS, along with academic researcher Azis Jakfar Soraji and preacher Ariffin Omar, were among new members of Anwar’s People’s Justice Party, […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Agong calls on Muslims to seek blessings of Ramadan to strengthen faith

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah decreed for Muslims in the country to seek the blessings of Ramadan to further strengthen their takwa (faith), as well as increase their religious activities and good deeds. Comptroller of the Royal Household Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin said His Majesty wants Muslims to enliven the holy […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Najib’s lawyers ordered to finish SRC submission by tomorrow

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Najib Razak’s lawyers have been told to wrap up their first round of submission by tomorrow in his RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption appeal. The chair of the three-man Court of Appeal bench, Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil, said they have exceeded the time allotted to them as they should have finished their submission […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia allows buffets and all-night dining throughout Ramadan

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Eateries and food delivery services throughout Malaysia have been allowed to extend operating hours till 6am during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. This was announced by Defence minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, 61, yesterday, on the eve of Ramadan, which begins today. Food establishments were previously allowed to only operate from 10am to 11pm as […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Sarawak religious heads back Covid-19 vaccination, urges Sarawakians to sign up

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Heads of mainstream religious institutions in Sarawak have come out in support of the state government’s Covid-19 immunisation programme and urged Sarawakians to register for vaccination. They made the call in a joint statement issued by the Chief minister’s Department’s Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) following a recent meeting between them and the state government. […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia to allow private hospitals to vaccinate public in next phases of Covid-19 immunisation plan

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Malaysian government has agreed to allow private hospitals to be used as vaccination centres in phases two and three of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, said Health minister Adham Baba on Monday (April 12). He said the government will provide the vaccines for free to the private hospitals to widen access to the public. […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia’s March CPO output rises m-o-m for first time in six months

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia’s March 2021 crude palm oil (CPO) output charted its first month-on-month gain in six months after climbing 28.4 percent as CPO production across Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak increased. In a statement, the Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said Peninsular Malaysia posted a 31.3 percent gain in production to 821,947 tonnes, while Sabah and […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Aircraft MRO, shipping among industries that benefit from Strategic Trade Act 2010, says Miti

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia’s aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry is one of the beneficiaries of the Strategic Trade Act (STA) 2010. According to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s (Miti) first strategic trade controller Datuk Mohamed Shahabar Abdul Kareem, most aircraft, aircraft engines and aviation components are controlled for export purposes by the United States […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

BIMB to issue 222.22m new shares to raise RM795.6m

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>BIMB Holdings Bhd will be issuing 222.22 million new shares, representing 12 per cent of its issued share capital to raise RM795.6 million. It said the book building exercise in relation to the placement of its shares was completed today and oversubscribed with demand from both existing shareholders and new investors. Its board fixed the […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Health Ministry: 1,767 new Covid-19 cases, Sarawak has most cases by state for second day in a row

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The health ministry recorded 1,767 new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total number of cases recorded locally since the beginning of the pandemic to 363,940 cases. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah further revealed that with 607 new cases today, Sarawak recorded the highest number of new Covid-19 cases among the states and […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Expired social visitor pass holders need to leave Malaysia before April 21

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Immigration Department confirmed today that all foreigners with expired social visit passes would need to leave the country before or on April 21. Referring to news reports about the matter, Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud said enforcement action would be taken against those who failed to do so. He added that those who […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia extends COVID-19 movement control orders

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysian Senior minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced on Monday (April 12) that movement control orders (MCOs) would be extended across the country, Bernama reported. The states of Johor, Kelantan, Penang and Selangor as well as Kuala Lumpur will remain under the conditional movement control order (CMCO) from April 15 to 28, while Sarawak […]</p>

14 April 2021 | 12:02 am

36 company executives nabbed over imported meat cartel

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Police have arrested 34 company directors and two managers after finding that 19 cold distribution companies were found to be involved in imported meat cartel activities. Those arrested comprised 26 men and 10 women and were made in an operation conducted in six states simultaneously on April 9. Bukit Aman director of criminal investigations Huzir […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Anwar welcomes former Syariah judge, ex-PAS members into PKR

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>PKR president Anwar Ibrahim touted the party’s Islamic credentials after he welcomed a former Syariah judge, ex-PAS leaders and Muslim preachers into the fold today. At a press conference in Negeri Sembilan today, he announced the party’s 15 new recruits. Among them are retired Syariah High Court judge Baharum Hasbullah, former PAS Dusun Tua assemblyperson […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

PM says govt to continue empowering roles of Social Welfare Dept

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the roles of the Social Welfare Department (JKM) as well as its employees would continue to be empowered through the implementation of several initiatives to ensure the delivery of efficient and people-friendly welfare assistance services. Among the initiatives included the restructuring of JKM which cover efforts to enhance […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

MOF dismisses claims MSSB sold shares, says still major shareholder involved in Exchange 106 in TRX

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Ministry of Finance (MoF) today clarified that MKD Signature Sdn Bhd (MSSB), a company owned by minister of Finance (Incorporated) [MoF (Inc)] is still the major shareholder of Mulia Property Development Sdn Bhd (MPDSB). “Currently, MSSB remains as the major shareholder of MPDSB and there has not been any share sale agreement with any […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Syed Saddiq says done with Singapore studies, raring to ‘rebuild Malaysia’, offers RM50,000 to Muar constituents

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia’s youngest parliamentarian Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman today announced that he has completed his studies in Singapore and is looking forward to using what he learnt in the little red dot to serve his constituents better. The 28-year-old Muar MP, who had previously given up one month’s salary while on study leave, also said he […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Anwar calls Azmin ‘video expert’ after he ‘confirms’ leaked recording

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Anwar Ibrahim appears to chide Azmin Ali over the latter’s alleged sex tape after the senior minister claimed the audio recording of the PKR president and his Umno counterpart Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was genuine. Yesterday, Azmin said he was “confident” that a leaked clip depicting a conversation between the two was authentic. A longtime PKR […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Govt to look into rehiring foreign workers for certain sectors, says HR minister

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The government will look into rehiring foreign workers for certain sectors in the country, said Human Resources minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan. He said this was because employers were having difficulties as locals were not keen in working in the plantation, agriculture, manufacturing and construction sectors. Saravanan said his ministry was in the midst of […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Diesel trains manufactured by China put into operation in Malaysia

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains manufactured by China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd were launched into operations on Sunday, which will boost connectivity and facilitate travel in Malaysia’s eastern coast area. Launching the trains into operations in Kota Bharu, the capital of Malaysian’s northern Kelantan state, Malaysian Transport minister […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Dr M: Time for Malaysia to shift strategy, stop relying on FDI

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>IT IS time for Malaysia to change economic strategy as being dependent to foreign direct investments (FDIs) may no longer be relevant due to intense competition from neighbouring countries, said former prime minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the Covid-19 pandemic, which has disrupted how businesses are carried out globally, should be the […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Ericsson says well-placed to build skilled 5G-ready workforce for Malaysia

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia, which plans to accelerate its digital transformation through the rollout of 5G, stands to gain from Ericsson, which has been named as the market leader in global 5G network infrastructure by business consulting firm Frost &amp; Sullivan. The Swedish telecommunications giant would be well-placed and ready to bring its leading solutions to continue building […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Travel bans crush hopes of quick recovery, says think tank

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The continued ban on both interstate and international travel means that a fast economic recovery will certainly be delayed, says an economist. Carmelo Ferlito from the centre for Market Education said the government’s move to restrict movements and certain economic activities, as well as holding off from convening Parliament, was an overreaction to the Covid-19 […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Malaysia logs 1,317 new Covid-19 cases, four more deaths

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The health ministry today revealed there were 1,317 new cases of Covid-19 detected in the country, along with four more related deaths. Of the new cases, 1,317 were local transmissions, comprising 1,107 Malaysians and 198 non-Malaysians. The remaining 12 cases were infected while abroad. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah further shared that […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Home minister denies involvement in senior police transfer exercise

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Home minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has denied any involvement in the transfer exercise of senior police officers. He said that any transfer exercise of senior police officers was a decision of the Police Force Commission (SPP). “I have never interfered in police affairs. I apologise if there are those who said that I have […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Commentary: Connecting Singapore and Malaysia without an HSR challenging but alternatives should be explored

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Resuming daily travel is the focus, but both countries should also explore digital connectivity and clean energy for landmark projects, says Stewart Nixon. With the matter of compensation finalised and the S$103 million settlement paid, the latest chapter in longstanding attempts to connect Kuala Lumpur and Singapore with high-speed rail (HSR) has concluded. The joint […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Dr M: Time for Malaysia to shift strategy, stop relying on FDI

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>IT IS time for Malaysia to change economic strategy as being dependent to foreign direct investments (FDIs) may no longer be relevant due to intense competition from neighbouring countries, said former prime minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture). He said the Covid-19 pandemic, which has disrupted how businesses are carried out globally, should be […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Johor BN begins discussions on seat distribution for GE15, says chair

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Johor Barisan Nasional (BN) has begun discussions on the distribution of seats to contest in the upcoming 15th general Election (GE15) between its component parties, said Johor BN chair Datuk Hasni Mohammad. Hasni said Johor BN had decided that Umno, MCA and MIC would contest in the election. “I have started the discussions with the […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Domestic trade ministry will ensure Malaysia’s business community’s concerns reflected in govt decisions

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) will ensure that the concerns of the business community are reflected in the decisions that the government has made, and will make in formulating decisions. Its minister, Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said he appreciates how the government was willing to listen to the concerns raised by […]</p>

13 April 2021 | 12:02 am

New Covid-19 cases up to 1,739 today, Selangor tops chart

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases rose to 1,739 cases today from over 1,510 cases yesterday. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor recorded the highest number of infections with 535 cases, followed by Sarawak at 443 and Sabah at 127. “Today, Selangor recorded the highest number of daily cases at 535 (30.8 per cent). […]</p>

12 April 2021 | 10:41 am

MK Land hands keys to 109 house owners in Rumah SelangorKu project, says deputy COO

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>MK Land Holdings Bhd, the housing developer for the Rumah SelangorKu (RSKU) project in Taman Bunga Raya Phase 1A, Bukit Beruntung, has today handed over the keys to 109 unit owners out of 419 units. The 109 units comprise the type D two-storey terrace house built on a portion of 26.8 acres. The selling price […]</p>

12 April 2021 | 12:02 am

Report: Malaysia’s first Apple Store may open in Kuala Lumpur in 2022

<p><a href="https://www.intellasia.net/">Intellasia East Asia News</a> </p> <p>The latest edition of The Edge Malaysia has reported that Apple may soon open its first retail store in the country as early as next year. This would be the first Apple Store in Malaysia and it is said to be located at The Exchange TRX, the new financial and business hub of Malaysia. According […]</p>

12 April 2021 | 12:02 am

General : Lower toll rate from midnight tonight

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 -- Millions of motorists using all PLUS Malaysia Berhad-operated highways will enjoy toll rate reduction of 18 per cent from midnight tonight.</p>

General : Coronavirus: "Don't worry, we are okay", say Malaysian students in Wuhan

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 -- "Families and friends in Malaysia, don't worry. We are okay and safe here," said Yeong Kai Yi, 26, a Malaysian student at the Central China Normal University in Wuhan, China, when contacted by Bernama today.</p>

General : Wan Azizah expresses condolences over Uma Sambanthan's passing

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Jan -- Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has conveyed her condolences to the family of Toh Puan Uma Sambanthan, wife of late Tun V.T Sambanthan, who passed away at about 1.30 pm today. </p>

General : IOW programme is 'very appropriate' - Deputy minister

<p>SEPANG, Jan 31  -- The filling of the ‘Info on Wheels’ (IOW) programme which focuses on issues related to the 2019 novel coronavirus is very appropriate as they have become the focus of the public, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin.</p>

Business : Ambank Research: PPI may turn positive this year

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 -- The Producer Price Index (PPI) could turn positive this year with the full-year average hovering around 0.3 per cent to 0.5 per cent, AmBank Research said.</p>

Business : Penang to check with AirAsia on planned Chengdu service

<p>GEORGE TOWN, Jan 31 -- The Penang state government will follow up with AirAsia on the airline's plan to operate a new route between Penang and Chengdu, China in view of the current novel coronavirus situation.</p>

General : Digital broadcaster MYTV undertakes frequency readjustment to upgrade services

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31-- MYTV Broadcasting Sdn Bhd (MYTV) will undertake a readjustment of frequency on Feb 4 and 6 to upgrade its digital broadcasting services.</p>

General : 30,000 masks for Stampin’s primary schools - Chong

<p>KUCHING, Jan 31  -- Some 30,000 face masks will be distributed to all primary schools in the Stampin parliamentary constituency in the effort to curb the spread of the respiratory infection, 2019 novel onavirus (2019nCov).</p>

General : Haj cost for Muassasah pilgrims remains at RM9,980 - Mujahid

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 -- The cost for each Muassasah haj pilgrim to perform the haj this year will remain at only RM9,980 from the actual cost of RM22,900, Minister in the Prime Minister Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.</p>

World : UK confirms first 2 coronavirus cases

<p>LONDON, Jan 31  -- Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, the first such cases seen, British health authorities said Friday. </p>