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|18/06 5:16 am||Malaysia seeks review of top Islamic body - The Straits Times - Straitstimes |
The Straits Times Malaysia seeks review of top Islamic body The Straits Times Malaysia's new government wants to review the work and huge RM1.03 billion (S$348 million) annual budget of the country's most powerful Islamic agency, but needs to do so without offending the Malay-Muslim majority. The Malaysian Islamic Development...
|Malaysia's most powerful Islamic body faces scrutiny - The Straits Times - Straitstimes |
The Straits Times Malaysia's most powerful Islamic body faces scrutiny The Straits Times Malaysia's new government intends to rein in the country's most powerful Islamic agency and its huge financial budget, but needs to tread carefully so as not to offend the country's Muslim majority. The move to review and reform the work of the ...
|17/06 3:39 pm||Malaysia gives a big jolt to China's One Belt, One Road projects - .. - Indiatimes |
Economic Times Malaysia gives a big jolt to China's One Belt, One Road projects Economic Times Malaysia was once a loyal partner in China's globe-spanning infrastructure drive but a new government is now pledging to review Beijing-backed projects, threatening key links in the much-vaunted initiative. Kuala Lumpur's previous regime, led by... Malaysia's regime change puts at risk infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms South China Morning Post
|17/06 6:23 am||Time for Singapore and Malaysia to discard old stereotypes - straits times - Straitstimes |
straits times (press release) Time for Singapore and Malaysia to discard old stereotypes straits times (press release) KL's moves since May 9 polls raise hopes that the country will become a more just society based on rule of law. The most surprising thing about Malaysia might yet come. If the victory of the opposition coalition in the May 9 elections wasn't stunning ...
|17/06 5:11 am||Malaysia must be upfront on intentions for HSR project - The Straits Times - Straitstimes |
The Straits Times Malaysia must be upfront on intentions for HSR project The Straits Times Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has, time and again, said that his administration wants to cancel and drop the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) deal. But in Japan recently, he seemed to be singing a different tune by declaring...
|S'pore, Malaysia can gain much with collaboration - The Straits Times - Straitstimes |
The Straits Times S'pore, Malaysia can gain much with collaboration The Straits Times It is gratifying to read that Malaysia has now decided to postpone the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail link instead of scrapping it, especially when both countries have incurred millions kick-starting the project (HSR postponed, not scrapped ...
|16/06 10:11 am||Minister hints at Malaysia's first woman as Parliament Speaker - Yahoo .. - Yahoo |
Yahoo Singapore News Minister hints at Malaysia's first woman as Parliament Speaker Yahoo Singapore News KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 Malaysia could soon have its first-ever female Speaker in Parliament, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has hinted. Kulasegaran reportedly said the naming of the new Speaker will be in late June and the choice will...
|15/06 7:56 pm||"Open house" activity held to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Malaysia - .. - Xinhuanet |
Xinhua "Open house" activity held to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Malaysia Xinhua Chefs prepare foods for public in the Seri Perdana, the official residence of Malaysian Prime Minister, during its "open house" activity to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Putrajaya, Malaysia , June 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)...
|15/06 6:33 pm||Malaysia Helps Lebanon and Oman in Development of Integrated Nuclear .. - Iaea |
International Atomic Energy Agency Malaysia Helps Lebanon and Oman in Development of Integrated Nuclear Security International Atomic Energy Agency Under a cooperation facilitated by the IAEA, the Malaysian Atomic Energy Licensing Board has hosted a technical visit for Lebanese and Omani atomic energy authorities to help strengthen their nuclear security practices. Malaysian experts exchanged...
|15/06 4:10 pm||Bank of Taiwan: Representative office in Kuala Lumpur - IFR Asia - Ifrasia |
Bank of Taiwan: Representative office in Kuala Lumpur IFR Asia Bank of Taiwan: Representative office in Kuala Lumpur . IFR Asia 1045 - June 16, 2018. This content is only available to IFRAsia.com subscribers. This content is available to IFRAsia.com subscribers. Please login if you have a subscription ...
|15/06 9:47 am||Activist: Lack of local plans caused urban blight in KL, Penang - Free .. - FMT |
Free Malaysia Today Activist: Lack of local plans caused urban blight in KL, Penang Free Malaysia Today Anil Netto, an Aliran member who is active in the Penang Forum, said the local plans for Kuala Lumpur and Penang Island were both drawn up in 2008 but had still not been gazetted, and were being further delayed. The lack of a gazetted local plan was ...
|14/06 10:16 pm||China, Singapore can help Malaysia cope with debt, says Finance Minister - .. - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia China, Singapore can help Malaysia cope with debt, says Finance Minister Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng believes countries like China and Singapore understand why it has had to review mega projects such as the China-backed East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High... Minus HSR, whither Bandar Malaysia ? The Edge Markets MY
|14/06 8:45 pm||Philippines' San Miguel eyes Malaysia's state assets sale - Nikkei Asian .. - Nikkei |
Nikkei Asian Review Philippines' San Miguel eyes Malaysia's state assets sale Nikkei Asian Review MANILA -- San Miguel, the Philippines' largest company by sales, is eyeing the acquisition of state-owned assets in Malaysia , as the government of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looks to trim the country's debt. San Miguel President and Chief ...
|13/06 11:05 pm||UK to help Malaysia recover assets, rebuild finances - Channel NewsAsia - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia UK to help Malaysia recover assets, rebuild finances Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: The United Kingdom on Wednesday (Jun 13) expressed its willingness to help Malaysia recover illegal assets in its country. British High Commissioner to Malaysia Vicki Treadell said this after meeting with Mr Daim Zainuddin, the chairman... UK will assist Malaysia in recovering its assets, rebuild finances, Treadell New Straits Times Online Envoy: UK supports Malaysia in recovering 1MDB money ..
|13/06 9:37 pm||Kuala Lumpur MRT Line 3 cancelled - Tunnelling Journal - Tunnellingjournal |
Tunnelling Journal Kuala Lumpur MRT Line 3 cancelled Tunnelling Journal Malaysian media has reported that the Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has scrapped the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT 3 or Circle Line) project due to the country's current spending cuts. At a reported cost of some RM45bn, the...
|13/06 5:54 pm||Kuala Lumpur, the city of majestic towers - The Hindu - Thehindu |
The Hindu Kuala Lumpur , the city of majestic towers The Hindu Inside the house, the cabinets in the kitchen hung from the ceiling while the flowers on the windowsill remained inside an upturned pot. We were at the upside down house, inside the Kuala Lumpur Tower complex. A cheerful yellow and white building ...
|13/06 3:07 pm||Malaysia's king says he'll take a 10% pay cut as citizens crowdfund $15 .. - Businessinsider |
Business Insider Malaysia's king says he'll take a 10% pay cut as citizens crowdfund $15 million to help pay off the nation's ... Business Insider Malaysia's king will take a 10% cut to his salary and emoluments to help the government pay off a $251 billion debt. The king made the decision after citizens crowdfunded more than $15 million towards the debt. Malaysia's new government, elected last...
|13/06 11:38 am||Malaysia Airlines to serve royal menu for Hari Raya - Channel NewsAsia - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia Malaysia Airlines to serve royal menu for Hari Raya Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will serve a special Perlis royal menu on board selected flights from Jun 15 until Jun 17 in conjunction with the Hari Raya Puasa festivities. In a statement on Tuesday (Jun 12), the carrier said the menu, by the Crown ...
|13/06 10:44 am||Is Malaysia spying on its students in Australia? - Crikey - Crikey |
Crikey Is Malaysia spying on its students in Australia? Crikey Protesters at a Bersih rally against Malaysian electoral corruption. Malaysian students in Queensland believe that operatives of Malaysia's police intelligence agency -- Special Branch -- filmed, photographed and took notes on them while they were ...
|13/06 9:43 am||Malaysia arrests more than a thousand in nationwide raids on massage .. - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia Malaysia arrests more than a thousand in nationwide raids on massage parlours: Report Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities raided a total of 505 massage parlours, since the beginning of the year, that offered illicit sexual services and arrested more than thousand people. According to a New Straits Times report, federal police criminal...
|13/06 8:49 am||Malaysia likely to review foreign insurance ownership directive, say .. - BTimes |
The Business Times Malaysia likely to review foreign insurance ownership directive, say sources The Business Times [HONG KONG] Malaysia is likely to review a directive to foreign insurers to reduce ownership of their local units by nearly a third as finding domestic buyers for the equity stakes is proving hard, three people familiar with the matter said. The review ...
|12/06 10:01 pm||UOA REIT derives proceeds of USD29.5 million from Kuala Lumpur sale - .. - Reitsweek |
REITsWeek UOA REIT derives proceeds of USD29.5 million from Kuala Lumpur sale REITsWeek UOA REIT has derived net proceeds of of approximately MYR118 million (USD29.5 million) from the sale of Wisma UOA Pantai, in Kuala Lumpur . The sum was derived after deducting all estimated costs arising from the property disposal, said the REIT on 12...
|12/06 8:26 pm||Malaysia Likely to Review Rules Requiring Cut in Foreign Insurance .. - Insurancejournal |
Malaysia Likely to Review Rules Requiring Cut in Foreign Insurance Ownership: Sources Insurance Journal Malaysia is likely to review a directive to foreign insurers to reduce ownership of their local units by nearly a third as finding domestic buyers for the equity stakes is proving hard, three people familiar with the matter said. The review may result ...
|12/06 7:53 pm||Malaysia Home Minister Muhyiddin denies major police revamp - Channel .. - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia Malaysia Home Minister Muhyiddin denies major police revamp Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has denied claims that there will be a major overhaul involving the top leadership of the Royal Malaysia Police as reported by local media since Monday (Jun 11). He said that he received... Malaysia Home Minister denies police shake-up next month, but studying need for revamp The Straits Times
|12/06 6:45 pm||Malaysia's Attorney General Starts Review of 1MDB Probe Papers - Bloomberg - Bloomberg |
Bloomberg Malaysia's Attorney General Starts Review of 1MDB Probe Papers Bloomberg Malaysia's attorney general will start his review of 1MDB investigation papers, signaling that charges linked to the troubled state fund may be imminent. Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has formed two teams, one to study the documents for possible ... Malaysia says US to monetise and return assets seized from 1MDB probe Channel NewsAsia UPDATE 1- Malaysia's top prosecutor studying possible criminal and civil action ..[GC - Google Cache]
|12/06 6:42 pm||Transparency International calls for defence procurement overhaul in .. - Janes |
Transparency International calls for defence procurement overhaul in Malaysia IHS Jane's 360 The anti-corruption agency Transparency International (TI) has called on Malaysia's Alliance of Hope (Pakatan Harapan) coalition government to overhaul some of the country's internal processes and address what it says are continuing high levels of...
|12/06 6:35 pm||Singapore part of Malaysia? US red-faced after 'reunification' blunder in .. - Scmp |
South China Morning Post Singapore part of Malaysia ? US red-faced after 'reunification' blunder in Pompeo comments South China Morning Post As the US prepared for a summit some hoped may bring peace to the long-divided Korean peninsula, Washington accidentally hinted at another unlikely reunion by listing Singapore as part of Malaysia . The US State Department published on its website...
|12/06 3:44 pm||Kuala Lumpur International Airport pax down 3% in May-2018 - CAPA - Centre .. - Centreforaviation |
Kuala Lumpur International Airport pax down 3% in May-2018 CAPA - Centre for Aviation Kuala Lumpur International Airport pax down 3% in May-2018. Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) reported (11-Jun-2018) the following traffic highlights for Kuala Lumpur International Airport for May-2018: Passengers: 4.7 million, -2.8% year-on-year;.
|12/06 11:13 am||Malaysian King concerned about country's debts, offers to take 10% pay cut .. - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia Malaysian King concerned about country's debts, offers to take 10% pay cut Channel NewsAsia KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's King, Sultan Muhammad V, has offered to take a 10 per cent cut in salary and emoluments throughout his reign until 2021. Royal Palace Comptroller Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz on Tuesday (Jun 12) said Sultan Muhammad V... Malaysia's King takes 10% salary deduction AsiaOne Thank you, Your Majesty, says Guan Eng Free Malaysia Today
|12/06 5:11 am||KL: Warships in Malaysian waterways send wrong signals - The Straits Times - Straitstimes |
The Straits Times KL: Warships in Malaysian waterways send wrong signals The Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has voiced its uneasiness over the presence of foreign warships in the Strait of Malacca and South China Sea. "It could create a misconception that the area is in turmoil," said MMEA...
|12/06 12:08 am||Father's Day Giveaway: Two VIP Tickets To See The Definitive Rat Pack Live .. - Asiatatler |
Malaysia Tatler Father's Day Giveaway: Two VIP Tickets To See The Definitive Rat Pack Live In Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Tatler Organised by the British Theatre Playhouse, The Definitive Rat Pack is back in Kuala Lumpur for one night only, starring some of the world's finest interpreters of the unforgettable Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. The show will feature ...
|11/06 11:57 pm||Malaysia PM floats new national car project - Channel NewsAsia - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia Malaysia PM floats new national car project Channel NewsAsia TOKYO: Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday (Jun 11) floated the possibility of a national car project, despite the problems of a similar endeavour started during his previous term decades ago. "We need to go back to the... Malaysia's PM Mahathir urges TPP 'renegotiation' during trip to Tokyo South China Morning Post Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim on Mahathir: 'We have to move on' BBC News Many ..
|11/06 8:03 pm||Malaysian King offers to reduce his allowance by 10% due to concern for .. - Straitstimes |
New Straits Times Online Malaysian King offers to reduce his allowance by 10% due to concern for economy The Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's King, Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, has offered to reduce his allowance and emoluments by 10 per cent until the end of his five-year reign ends in 2021. This followed the recent move by Malaysia's federal ministers led by... Tabung Harapan hits RM56 million New Straits Times Online
|11/06 5:45 pm||Super Sunday: Highlights from Kuala Lumpur, Edinburgh, Port of Spain and .. - Icc-cricket |
International Cricket Council Super Sunday: Highlights from Kuala Lumpur , Edinburgh, Port of Spain and Dublin International Cricket Council It certainly was Super Sunday in the world of cricket with big runs and records and some fantastic results, none more than in Kuala Lumpur and Edinburgh. The action started with the final of the Women's Asia Cup T20 tournament in Kuala Lumpur , with...
|11/06 12:54 am||Malaysia PM urges TPP 'renegotiation' - Jakarta Post - Thejakartapost |
Jakarta Post Malaysia PM urges TPP 'renegotiation' Jakarta Post Malaysia's newly-elected prime minister called Monday for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to be "renegotiated," and urged protection for small countries in international trade. Malaysia , along with 10 other countries, pushed ahead with the TPP in March ... Malaysia PM says small countries need trade protection, urges TPP 'renegotiation' Channel NewsAsia
|11/06 10:54 am||Malaysia just came out in favor of protectionism despite being in the .. - Cnbc |
Bloomberg Malaysia just came out in favor of protectionism despite being in the trans-Pacific trade deal CNBC It is "justified" for small, developing nations to enjoy some form of protectionism because they cannot compete on equal footing against large trading countries, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday. Speaking at a conference in ... Malaysia's Mahathir Is Reviving His Dream of a New National Car Bloomberg Do we really need a new national car company? Malaysians weigh ..
|11/06 9:59 am||'Unpopular' finance minister? So be it, says Malaysia's Lim Guan Eng - .. - CNA |
Channel NewsAsia 'Unpopular' finance minister? So be it, says Malaysia's Lim Guan Eng Channel NewsAsia PUTRAJAYA: Lim Guan Eng said it was absolutely fine to go down in history as the most unpopular Malaysian finance minister, "as this process of cutting down, cleaning up and turning around the nation is for our children." In an exclusive interview ...
|10/06 4:42 pm||Zheng He memorized in Malacca, Malaysia - Xinhua - Xinhuanet |
Xinhua Zheng He memorized in Malacca, Malaysia Xinhua Tourists visit a Zheng He statue at the Poh San Teng Temple in Malacca, Malaysia , June 9, 2018. Chinese navigator Zheng He visited Malacca five times in his seven voyages more than 600 years ago. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)...
|10/06 10:33 am||Dare to hope for more in Malaysia's new democracy - South China Morning .. - Scmp |
South China Morning Post Dare to hope for more in Malaysia's new democracy South China Morning Post But in Malaysia , citizens avoided taking it to the streets. They instead declared their preferences at the polling station. Such peaceful transition to democracy is a good sign. The security forces calmly stood by as electoral turnover unfolded. Their ... Malays already regretting voting against Umno, says Malay daily The Malaysian Insight
|10/06 1:13 am||Malaysia Steps Up $4.5 Billion Corruption Inquiry - New York Times - Nytimes |
New York Times Malaysia Steps Up $4.5 Billion Corruption Inquiry New York Times SINGAPORE Malaysia's new leader is moving aggressively to investigate the apparent theft of billions of dollars from a state investment fund under the previous government, including seeking the arrest of a key figure in the scandal, the financier ... US prosecutors prefer Malaysia to file criminal charges against Najib The Edge Markets MY In Malaysia , a victory for democracy and an opportunity for the US Washington ..