Beta Mobile

Headlines : News Buzz News   Page 1    



Focus on 1MDB allows other abuses to go unnoticed, economist warns - .. - Mkini - 25/05 11:54 am

Malaysiakini (subscription) Focus on 1MDB allows other abuses to go unnoticed, economist warns Malaysiakini (subscription) However, economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram now warns that the focus on 1MDB has allowed other excesses to go relatively unnoticed. As an example, the former United Nations assistant secretary-general for economic development pointed to Felda Global





1MDB scandal claims fifth casualty; minister says critics got Najib's .. - Mkini - 25/05 8:30 am

Malaysiakini (subscription) 1MDB scandal claims fifth casualty; minister says critics got Najib's money, too Malaysiakini (subscription) Shafie refuted the allegation, stating that he did not receive any money from 1MDB . Nazri also demanded Dr Mahathir Mohamad to reveal his election spending when the latter was prime minister. Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Dzulkifli... NO CRIME, NO THEFT IN 1MDB ? THEN WHY DID SINGAPORE CONVICT 5TH PERSON IN NAJIB'S 1MDB MONEY ... Malaysia ..





Mahathir: Loss of an icon, Proton no longer national car - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 25/05 8:10 am

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir: Loss of an icon, Proton no longer national car Free Malaysia Today These days, Malaysia's longest serving PM said, the company churns out three cars in a year, a vast improvement from the time it used to unveil a new model once every three years. Unfortunately, should we purchase a Proton in the future, we'll be ... Chinese carmaker Geely to acquire Proton The Star Online Geely partnership will revive Proton, Johari says Malay Mail Online China's Geely buys 49.9 ..





Singapore fines ex-trader over 1MDB saga - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 24/05 10:25 pm

Free Malaysia Today Singapore fines ex-trader over 1MDB saga Free Malaysia Today SINGAPORE: A former stocks trader was fined in Singapore Wednesday for his role in an international money-laundering scandal involving Malaysia's state fund 1MDB , the latest person to be penalised over the saga. Singapore, a regional financial centre... Ex-broker fined S$9k for corruption in 1MDB probe TODAYonline Singapore convicts fifth person over 1MDB scandal Malaysiakini (subscription) Ex-remisier Kelvin Ang ..





Prescribing press freedom in Malaysia - Aliran Monthly - Aliran - 24/05 7:53 pm

Aliran Monthly Prescribing press freedom in Malaysia Aliran Monthly Malaysia has regressed so much in terms of press freedom and freedom of expression, laments Mustafa K Anuar. The fact that Malaysia attained the 144th slot in Reporters Without Borders' 2017 Press Freedom ranking out of 180 countries leaves a bad taste...





Singapore fines ex-trader over Malaysia's 1MDB saga - Yahoo7 News - Yahoo - 24/05 7:37 pm

Yahoo7 News Singapore fines ex-trader over Malaysia's 1MDB saga Yahoo7 News Singapore (AFP) - A former stocks trader was fined in Singapore Wednesday for his role in an international money-laundering scandal involving Malaysia's state fund 1MDB , the latest person to be penalised over the saga. Singapore, a regional financial... Ex-broker fined S$9k for corruption in 1MDB probe TODAYonline Singapore convicts fifth person over 1MDB scandal Malaysiakini (subscription) Ex-remisier Kelvin Ang ..





Highly immoral and inhumane to continue with executions - Malaysiakini - Mkini - 24/05 4:40 pm

Malaysiakini (subscription) Highly immoral and inhumane to continue with executions Malaysiakini (subscription) The double execution this morning comes as a grave shock to Members of Parliament, the Malaysian Bar, Amnesty International, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) and other human rights bodies, but most importantly, the unconsolable...





Shafie: Nazri gave thumbs up when I asked about 1MDB in Cabinet ... - Free .. - FMT - 24/05 12:36 am

Free Malaysia Today Shafie: Nazri gave thumbs up when I asked about 1MDB in Cabinet ... Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: Former minister Shafie Apdal claims Umno leader Nazri Aziz had once discreetly given him the thumbs up for raising questions on 1MDB at... Shafie Apdal denies receiving money from 1MDB - Malaysiakini Malaysiakini (subscription) AFTER BEING WARNED BY COPS NOT TO LIE OVER DEBATE WITH DR M, NAZRI NOW CALLS SHAFIE 'BIG LIAR' Malaysia Chronicle I'm the biggest recipient of ..





Freeing Anwar equal to freeing the people, says Azmin - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 24/05 8:52 am

Free Malaysia Today Freeing Anwar equal to freeing the people, says Azmin Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: Mohamed Azmin Ali last night defended PKR's push to free Anwar Ibrahim from jail and make him prime minister, claiming this is something the party has always championed. The PKR deputy president said the former opposition leader is a... PKR Backs Azmin In Handling PAS Exco Issue malaysiandigest.com 'Focus to win election,' Azmin says of Harapan's PM survey Malaysiakini (subscription) Up ..





Deconstructing TRX and Bandar Malaysia - Malaysiakini - Mkini - 24/05 8:42 am

Malaysiakini (subscription) Deconstructing TRX and Bandar Malaysia Malaysiakini (subscription) KINIGUIDE Bandar Malaysia has been making headlines since Putrajaya's decision to spike a deal to sell 60 percent of the project to a Johor-China consortium. This followed a long lull in news regarding the development and its sister project Tun Razak





Stop investigating Koh, start finding him, group tells police - Free .. - FMT - 24/05 8:37 am

Free Malaysia Today Stop investigating Koh, start finding him, group tells police Free Malaysia Today We urge the Malaysian police to halt their baseless investigation against Pastor Koh and instead concentrate on securing his release and holding the criminals who have abducted him to account, CSW's East Asia team Leader Benedict Rogers said in a





PKR lets PAS reps remain in Selangor govt Free Malaysia Today - Free .. - FMT - 23/05 11:49 pm

Free Malaysia Today PKR lets PAS reps remain in Selangor govt Free Malaysia Today Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: PKR has agreed with Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali's strategy to maintain the status of the 13 PAS assembly members, includ... Up to Kelantan to act over resignation issue involving PKR reps - Azmin Astro Awani





Mahathir: Income tax dept going after Pakatan supporters - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 23/05 9:30 am

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir: Income tax dept going after Pakatan supporters Free Malaysia Today I have been informed that those wanting to donate to Pakatan Harapan are likely to be harassed by LHDN. This is part of the ways that the government intends to sabotage our preparation for the next general election (GE14), Mahathir said at the event ...





Cornered in the city he built, Mahathir defends his legacies - Free .. - FMT - 23/05 9:01 am

Free Malaysia Today Cornered in the city he built, Mahathir defends his legacies Free Malaysia Today PUTRAJAYA: In some ways, one can draw similarities between Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Shah Jahan, the 17th century Mughal emperor who gave the world the Taj Mahal. Both men ... But here they do it for free for three whole days showing Malaysia .





Mahathir praises Muhyiddin for 'great sacrifice' while in power - Free .. - FMT - 22/05 9:22 pm

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir praises Muhyiddin for 'great sacrifice' while in power Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad has praised PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin's great sacrifice in compromising his previous stellar career in politics and government by questioning Prime Minister Najib Razak over alleged improprieties.





'Much virtue in if', says Mahathir on Malaysian opposition alliance row .. - Straitstimes - 22/05 8:04 pm

The Straits Times 'Much virtue in if', says Mahathir on Malaysian opposition alliance row over PM candidate The Straits Times PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has used a phrase from Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It to explain that he has no intention to be a candidate for prime minister. Mahathir distances himself from Zaid's swipe at PKR Free Malaysia Today Mahathir mocks fat people in viral video The Star Online Mahathir signs ..





SPRM, tak perlu tunggu lepas PRU-14, kata Kok - Malaysiakini - Mkini - 22/05 3:52 pm

Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) SPRM, tak perlu tunggu lepas PRU-14, kata Kok Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) Beliau mengulas kenyataan Ketua Pesuruhjaya SPRM Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad, yang dalam satu wawancara dengan Mingguan Malaysia , berjanji untuk bertindak terhadap ahli politik berkenaan selepas pilihan raya umum akan datang. Beliau berkata SPRM...





Hang Tuah is Chinese? Hang on a second - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 22/05 1:07 pm

Free Malaysia Today Hang Tuah is Chinese? Hang on a second Free Malaysia Today I have never felt compelled to write about this until I came across an internet forum where many Malaysians were discussing this topic. The one who began the discussion started by revealing a piece of research by some professors claiming that Hang ...





Tangkapan berprofil tinggi: Khairuddin tabik SPRM tetapi... - Malaysiakini - Mkini - 22/05 11:06 am

Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) Tangkapan berprofil tinggi: Khairuddin tabik SPRM tetapi... Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) melakukan kerja yang baik dengan membuat tangkapan berprofil tinggi sejak kebelakangan ini, tetapi kredibilitinya tetap diragui sehingga bertindak terhadap 1MDB, kata Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan hari ini. "Saya angkat topi kepada Ketua Pesuruhjaya SPRM Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad yang kelihatan begitu agresif dalam ..





New Zealand Splits With Malaysia Over Reworking TPP Without U.S. - .. - Bloomberg - 22/05 10:49 am

Bloomberg New Zealand Splits With Malaysia Over Reworking TPP Without U.S. Bloomberg New Zealand's top trade official said his country wouldn't gain much from major changes to a Pacific trade pact, highlighting obstacles to finalizing the deal without the U.S. after Malaysia called for more negotiations. "New Zealand believes that the





Mahathir signs petition seeking former deputy Anwar's release - TODAYonline - Today - 22/05 12:06 am

TODAYonline Mahathir signs petition seeking former deputy Anwar's release TODAYonline (Above: Dr Mahathir Mohamad's signature is the third one in this petition to free jailed Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Photo: Malay Mail Online). Anwar was deputy premier and heir apparent to Dr Mahathir until he was sacked in 1998 by his boss over... Change like Mahathir and win GE14, says Tian Chua Free Malaysia Today Three things we learned from: The PKR National Congress Malay Mail Online Nik Nazmi: ..





Azmin: 3 PAS exco members to remain in Selangor - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 21/05 10:06 pm

Free Malaysia Today Azmin: 3 PAS exco members to remain in Selangor Free Malaysia Today SHAH ALAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali said the three PAS exco members in Selangor will remain in the state administration. The congress today instead focused on GE14 and we heard members using this forum to give their views to their... Azmin: PKR ready to go to the polls without PAS - Nation The Star ... The Star Online





PKR leaders: Mahathir putting ego aside for sake of nation - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 21/05 9:15 pm

Free Malaysia Today PKR leaders: Mahathir putting ego aside for sake of nation Free Malaysia Today It is his political acceptance that Anwar's freedom is part and parcel of what Malaysia needs. Sivarasa agreed that Mahathir is not responsible for putting Anwar in jail for the second time. Mahathir is clear that Najib (Razak) must be removed as ... Rafizi: Here's how PKR will make Anwar PM Malay Mail Online





'SPRM tak bertindak sekarang kerana tak mahu jadi alat politik' - .. - Mkini - 21/05 8:18 pm

Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) 'SPRM tak bertindak sekarang kerana tak mahu jadi alat politik' Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) Dalam wawancara bersama Mingguan Malaysia hari ini, Ketua Pesuruhjaya SPRM Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad berkata, walaupun tindakan diambil terhadap ahli-ahli politik berkenaan, ia tidak akan menghalang mereka daripada bertanding atau memegang...





Umno Youth, sorry we can't wait that long! - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 21/05 6:35 pm

Free Malaysia Today Umno Youth, sorry we can't wait that long! Free Malaysia Today I think both Umno and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) know corruption is now a major problem in the country. It will be a hot issue in the next general election for sure. The recent blitz against corrupt public officials is an





Former Malaysian PM Mahathir pledges support to Free Anwar campaign at PKR .. - Straitstimes - 21/05 2:51 pm

Malay Mail Online Former Malaysian PM Mahathir pledges support to Free Anwar campaign at PKR national congress The Straits Times SHAH ALAM - Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has pledged his support for the Free Anwar campaign, calling for the release of his once sworn enemy, imprisoned Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim. Dr M signs petition to free Anwar Malay Mail Online Mukhriz: Pakatan's choice for PM should be announced before GE14 Free Malaysia Today ..





Was Mat Over trying to revive his career? - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 21/05 8:15 am

Free Malaysia Today Was Mat Over trying to revive his career? Free Malaysia Today Mat Over's 10 seconds of fame on Wednesday night was beamed all over Malaysia and, guess what, he is back in the news. It boils down to ego. He feels wanted and loved again. Another observer said: When this apparition appeared from the other side of... Have some decorum, please The Star Online





Malaysia can drop race-based policies but - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 21/05 8:00 am

Free Malaysia Today Malaysia can drop race-based policies but Free Malaysia Today He was responding to an editorial published in The Economist, titled Race-based affirmative action is failing poor Malaysians . According to the article, Malaysia's affirmative action policy has caused much damage, creating ethnic tensions and a ...





David Teo: How many times must I apologise? - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 20/05 9:34 am

Free Malaysia Today David Teo: How many times must I apologise? Free Malaysia Today Demands for an apology have come from several Malay NGOs who accused Teo of rude behaviour in the presence of the prime minister. Teo is the CEO of Metrowealth Pictures. The Television Producers Association of Malaysia (PTVM), of which he is a... Rosyam: TN50 event was under control The Star Online





Mahathir: Najib trying to save himself with Chinese money - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 19/05 4:25 pm

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir: Najib trying to save himself with Chinese money Free Malaysia Today Malaysia's longest serving prime minister made this claim when asked for his take on why Najib was forging closer ties with China and whether there was an ulterior motive behind the move. The prime minister sees China as being rich, he wants Chinese... 'WE KNOW WHERE THE MONEY IS': MAHATHIR SENDS A CHILL THROUGH NAJIB & ROSMAH'S HEART, VOWS TO ... Malaysia Chronicle Slapping incident reveals ..





Ramkarpal: Not taking action on Mat Over a 'slap in the face' - Free .. - FMT - 19/05 4:16 pm

Free Malaysia Today Ramkarpal: Not taking action on Mat Over a 'slap in the face' Free Malaysia Today He added that the failure to act in this matter would erode public confidence in the efficiency of the police force and if the case was not addressed properly, it would be a slap in the face of the rule of law in Malaysia . Ramkarpal said the incident ... Teo and Mat Over call a truce after scuffle The Star Online What drove Mat Over to slap Teo in front of PM? Malaysiakini (subscription) ..





Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks 1MDB settlement - .. - Mkini - 19/05 8:22 am

Malaysiakini (subscription) Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks 1MDB settlement Malaysiakini (subscription) Blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin, who has been a staunch defender of Najib, launched a surprised attack on treasurer-general Irwan Serigar Abdullah whom the prime minister had appointed to head the Bandar Malaysia project. The Malaysian





Malaysia opens investigation into immigration detention abuse - The .. - Theguardian - 19/05 8:02 am

The Guardian Malaysia opens investigation into immigration detention abuse The Guardian Malaysia has launched an investigation into allegations of torture-like conditions inside immigration detention centres after the Guardian reported at least two dozen refugees and asylum seekers had died since 2015. The country's immigration ...





Putrajaya ignorant of Beijing's motive, says MP Free Malaysia Today - Free .. - FMT - 19/05 7:08 am

Free Malaysia Today Putrajaya ignorant of Beijing's motive, says MP Free Malaysia Today Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: Kelana Jaya MP Wong Chen has alleged that Putrajaya is ignorant of the primary motive behind Beijing's decision to invest in Malaysia, sayin. Pua lambasts Bandar Malaysia development as lacking direction ... The Edge Markets MY Termination of previous Bandar Malaysia agreement final, says ... The Star Online





Amanah: PAS wants to make it awkward for Azmin - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 18/05 11:01 pm

Free Malaysia Today Amanah: PAS wants to make it awkward for Azmin Free Malaysia Today khalid-pas PETALING JAYA: Amanah today accused PAS of having a political agenda to make things awkward for Pakatan Harapan by waiting for Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali to expel the three Selangor excos. So they can say it is not that they left, but...





David Teo: I was slapped and I have to apologise? - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 18/05 9:34 pm

Free Malaysia Today David Teo: I was slapped and I have to apologise? Free Malaysia Today FREE MALAYSIA TODAY. COMMENT. 'Slap' incident being blown out of proportion





'Exco PAS kekal hingga Azmin buat keputusan' - Malaysiakini - Mkini - 18/05 4:49 pm

Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) 'Exco PAS kekal hingga Azmin buat keputusan' Malaysiakini (caruman) (subscription) Tiga exco PAS akan kekal dalam kerajaan negeri Selangor sehingga Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali membuat keputusan dan mendapatkan perkenan Sultan Selangor, kata Setiausaha Agung PAS, Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan. Bercakap kepada wartawan...





Where is Malaysia-China relationship headed, asks Amanah - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 18/05 10:04 am

Free Malaysia Today Where is Malaysia -China relationship headed, asks Amanah Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara strategy director Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today asked where Malaysia is going with its relationship with China. Saying this question bothered many discerning Malaysians on both sides of the political divide, he warned that...





Malaysia's disgraceful disregard for human rights - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 18/05 8:05 am

Free Malaysia Today Malaysia's disgraceful disregard for human rights Free Malaysia Today The Barisan Nasional government seems to have a penchant for putting Malaysia in the international spotlight for all the wrong reasons. This time Malaysia is being widely criticised for the way it colluded with Turkey to detain and deport suspected ...





Malaysia eyes sale of Proton as Mahathir Mohamad's auto dream dies - .. - Livemint - 17/05 10:54 pm

Livemint Malaysia eyes sale of Proton as Mahathir Mohamad's auto dream dies Livemint In its day, automaker Proton Holdings was a source of national pride and the centrepiece of a bold strategy by Mahathir Mohamad , Malaysia's leader for more than two decades, to turn his country into an industrialized powerhouse equal to Asian Tigers




News Maker    



Jomo: Foreign political funding always raises red flag .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Jomo: Foreign political funding always raises red flag Free Malaysia Today Another panellist, prominent human rights lawyer Syahredzan Johan proposed that a law be enacted to clearly spell out the role of a caretaker government from the time parliament was dissolved for a ..
World    



Indonesia probes suicide attack that killed 3 .. - CNA
Channel NewsAsia Indonesia probes suicide attack that killed 3 policemen Channel NewsAsia Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing attack near a busy Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen. AFP/FERNANDO. 25 May 2017 12:25PM (Updated: 25 May 2017 ..
Business    



Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets may be sold Free Malaysia Today The former prime minister says Proton may do splendidly after Geely buys over a 49.9% stake but that he cannot be proud of the success of something that does not belong to him or his country. ..
Tech    



DJI unveils its smallest drone ever - AsiaOne - Asiaone
AsiaOne DJI unveils its smallest drone ever AsiaOne DJI unveiled its tiny Spark drone on Wednesday, and it's sort of the anti-drone for consumers. It's small enough to fit in your hand, launches and lands from there, can be controlled almost entirely with gestures, lets you take a selfie from just 10 ..
Tech Hack    



The eyes have it: How to prevent visual hacking in .. - Securityinfowatch
SecurityInfoWatch The eyes have it: How to prevent visual hacking in financial institutions SecurityInfoWatch He has developed and sustained risk oversight for major financial institutions in privacy, data protection, information security, incident response management, enterprise assessments and ..
Wireless Mobile    



Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely .. - Infosecurity-magazine
Infosecurity Magazine Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely Dangerous Infosecurity Magazine A new vulnerability for Android , dubbed Cloak and Dagger, has been discovered by the Georgia Institute of Technology . It makes it easier for bad actors to pass off trojanized apps as ..
Tech Watch    



Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original .. - Engadget
Engadget Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original videos Engadget Facebook's dreams of pushing original video shows may be delayed, but that's doing little to stop its ever-growing ambitions. Reuters sources claim that Facebook has landed deals with a slew of "millennial-focused" ..
Automotive Future    



Wrthersee Sauce: Volkswagen Shows Off Hybrid .. - Caranddriver
Car and Driver (blog) Wrthersee Sauce: Volkswagen Shows Off Hybrid All-Wheel-Drive GTI at Annual Car Meet Car and Driver (blog) Marking a decade of concept cars presented by Volkswagen's Wolfsburg apprentices at Wrthersee, the aptly named Golf GTI First Decade concept sports an innovative ..
Ads