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Former MAS MD Tan Sri Abdul Aziz dies - The Sun Daily   

  1. Former MAS MD Tan Sri Abdul Aziz dies  The Sun Daily
  2. Former MAS managing director passes away  The Star Online
  3. Ex-MD of Malaysia Airlines Abdul Aziz dies, aged 87  Free Malaysia Today
  4. Former MAS managing director dies  New Straits Times
  5. Former MAS managing director Abdul Aziz dies  Malaysiakini
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Physicians' group calls for legal action against anti-vaxxers who spread fake news - Malaysiakini   

  1. Physicians' group calls for legal action against anti-vaxxers who spread fake news  Malaysiakini
  2. Healthcare group wants vaccination mandated by law  The Star Online
  3. Act against anti-vaxxers, urges public health physicians association  Free Malaysia Today
  4. Healthcare group wants vaccinations mandated by law  The Star Online
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Sources: Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat - New Straits Times   

  1. Sources: Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat  New Straits Times
  2. Malaysia's top refinery to increase purchases of sugar from India  CNA
  3. Sugar for palm oil: Malaysia looks to sweeten India up after dispute  South China Morning Post
  4. No reports of Malaysian palm oil cargoes stuck in Indian ports, says trade body  Free Malaysia Today
  5. Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat: Source  CNA
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LFL takes S'pore home minister to court over 'online falsehood' direction - Malaysiakini   

  1. LFL takes S'pore home minister to court over 'online falsehood' direction  Malaysiakini
  2. Singapore 'fake news' law: First correction direction issued against Malaysia-based group  CNA
  3. Singapore to block Lawyers for Liberty website over dispute on 'cruel hangings'  Free Malaysia Today
  4. LFL: We stand by our claims on Singapore executions  The Sun Daily
  5. S'pore abusing fake news law to muzzle critics - LFL returns fire  Malaysiakini
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Wisma Putra advises Malaysians against travelling to Wuhan - The Sun Daily   

  1. Wisma Putra advises Malaysians against travelling to Wuhan  The Sun Daily
  2. Coronavirus: M'sians advised to defer non-essential travel to Wuhan  Malaysiakini
  3. Postpone non-essential travel to Wuhan  New Straits Times
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AirAsia, Malindo suspend flights to Wuhan amid virus outbreak - Malaysiakini   

  1. AirAsia, Malindo suspend flights to Wuhan amid virus outbreak  Malaysiakini
  2. AirAsia temporarily cancels all flights to and from Wuhan, China  New Straits Times
  3. Malindo Air suspends flights to and from Wuhan  New Straits Times
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Public Bank lowers base, FD rates after OPR cut - The Edge Markets MY   

  1. Public Bank lowers base, FD rates after OPR cut  The Edge Markets MY
  2. Bank Negara surprises dropping interest rate to lowest in 9 years  The Star Online
  3. Bank Negara’s latest rate cut a move to sustain Malaysia’s growth momentum, say analysts  Malay Mail
  4. Alliance Bank, BIMB most at risk after OPR cut — AllianceDBS Research  The Edge Markets MY
  5. Power transition should be discussed internally: Lim  The Sun Daily
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Delayed vehicle pricing approval still an ongoing issue, says MAA - could take four months or longer - Paul Tan's Automotive News   

  1. Delayed vehicle pricing approval still an ongoing issue, says MAA - could take four months or longer  Paul Tan's Automotive News
  2. Government postpones implementing new formula for CKD models  The Star Online
  3. Vehicle sales performance in Malaysia, 2019 vs 2018 – a look at last year's biggest winners and losers  Paul Tan's Automotive News
  4. MAA forecasts 0.5% rise in TIV for 2020 - 607,000 units  Paul Tan's Automotive News
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Malaysian author Hanna Alkaf wins US book award, starts 2020 with a bang - The Star Online   

  1. Malaysian author Hanna Alkaf wins US book award, starts 2020 with a bang  The Star Online
  2. Malaysian author bags Freeman Book Awards win Hanna Alkaf's novel 'The Weight of Our Sky'  Malaysiakini
  3. Local Author Wins International Award For Debut Novel On 13 May Riots  SAYS
  4. 'The Weight of Our Sky' scores another win for Malaysia's literature scene with the 2019 Freeman Award  Mashable SE Asia
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Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 deployed for River Pollution Crisis in Malaysia   


Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100, supported by Three Tis Group, was deployed as a first emergency response providing critical situational information during the Kim Kim river toxic pollution crisis in Malaysia. In March 2019 more than two tons of illegal chemical waste were dumped in the Kim Kim river, which is located near the largest industrial area […]

The post Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 deployed for River Pollution Crisis in Malaysia appeared first on Asian Military Review.


Kumpulan Lagu Imlek yang "Beda"   



Malaysians defend Instagram model Sharifah Rose labelled ‘hypocrite’ for briefly removing tudung in Phuket   

PETALING JAYA, Jan 23 — An Instagram influencer and model suffered the wrath of social media users recently when she was caught on Instagram without the tudung while vacationing in Phuket, Thailand. Sharifah Rose found herself in social media’s...

Air France-KLM au chevet de la compagnie Malaysia Airlines, en difficulté   

Les autorités de Kuala Lumpur cherchent un partenaire stratégique pour leur transporteur national, qui, depuis plusieurs années, souffre d’une mauvaise gestion de ses coûts. Powered by WPeMatico

Was Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Brought Down By British Secret Service   


A Ukranian whistleblower Former Lieutenant Colonel Vasily Prozorov of the Ukrainian Security Services has revealed with evidence from classified documents he attained through his own high-ranking position that the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 or MH-17 tragedy was orchestrated by British Secret Service with Ukrainian Security Service using the 156 Anti-Aircraft Regiment. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 […]

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Rupiah Melemah ke Rp13.646 per Dolar AS Tertekan Ramalan IMF   


Nilai tukar rupiah berada pada posisi Rp13.646 per dolar AS pada Selasa (21/1). Posisi tersebut melemah 0,05 persen dibanding  awal pekan kemarin yang berada di posisi Rp13.639 per dolar AS. Best Profit Rupiah tak sendiri. Bersama dengan rupiah, mayoritas mata uang di kawasan Asia melemah terhadap dolar AS. Terpantau, won Korea melemah 0,08 persen, dolar Hong Kong dan ringgit Malaysia […]

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Sony Xperia 5 Menerima Skor 95 DXOMark – Lebih Baik Berbanding Xperia 1   

Sony Xperia 5 dilancarkan September tahun lalu sebelum dilancarkan di Malaysia pada bulan November. Peranti ini akhirnya telah diuji oleh makmal DXOMark dan ia diberikan 95 markah kemampuan untuk kamera utama dan 71 markah untuk kemampuan kamera swafoto. Ini sekaligus meletakkannya setanding dengan Asus ROG Phone 2 tetapi di hadapan iPhone 8 Plus, Xperia 1 […]

Could Malaysian Equities See a Modest Recovery in 2020?   


While 2019 was a positive year for emerging markets overall, Malaysian equities underperformed amid a confluence of macroeconomic and geopolitical factors. However, Franklin Templeton Emerging Market Equity’s Edward Pang and Ismar Izhar suggest there could be a mild recovery opportunity for equity investors in 2020, driven by an improving corporate earnings outlook.

Artykuł Could Malaysian Equities See a Modest Recovery in 2020? pochodzi z serwisu Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets.


Telenor's Right to Reconnect in Malaysia   


Telenor's Right to Reconnect in Malaysia(Bloomberg Opinion) -- This time, it might just work.Telenor ASA and Kuala Lumpur-based Axiata Group Bhd. are back at the negotiating table. Joining forces in South and Southeast Asia still makes sense for both carriers. Options including a mooted minority investment from Norway’s $27 billion telecoms heavyweight could be enough to get them started, with sales and spinoffs to follow.Talks for a potential deal resumed just four months after the parties scrapped discussions to create a combined entity with some 300 million customers in the region, Elffie Chew and Manuel Baigorri of Bloomberg News reported last week, citing people familiar with the matter. This time they may start small, with Telenor buying part of the nearly 37% stake held by Axiata’s largest shareholder, Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd.A partial deal isn’t the solution either carrier hoped for. It won’t bring any of the anticipated $5 billion in cost synergies from the previous structure, or much-needed scale. But it might just be a necessary detour.Last time, politics proved to be the undoing. Under the all-share combination laid out in May, Telenor would have held 56.5% of the combined entity. With most of the overlap in Malaysia and significant cuts planned, local politicians fretted over jobs. Telenor wasn’t paying a control premium either, some grumbled. Worse, Norway had months earlier banned imports of non-sustainable palm oil, hurting Southeast Asia’s exporters. Officials in Indonesia, a bigger market for Axiata than Malaysia in the third quarter, didn’t warm to the idea of government-controlled Telenor getting a foothold through the company.None of the financial pressures that brought the two together have gone away.Revenue is flatlining in Telenor’s home market, which it dominates, and in its Swedish fixed and mobile telecom operations. Growth is also stagnating in its Asian mobile businesses, which make up half the group’s revenue, especially in Malaysia and Thailand. Elsewhere, shrinking profit in Pakistan weighed on third-quarter earnings.Axiata, meanwhile, needs to invest in 5G technology and in its ability to cater for booming data and video-streaming demand. Moreover, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government has promised to reduce the role of the state in local business. Incumbent Telekom Malaysia Bhd., also part-owned by Khazanah, has been deemed strategic. Axiata hasn’t.The question then becomes, how to get the deal done. For Telenor to buy a minority holding in Axiata, which has a market value of about $9.5 billion, might just be a doable, if unorthodox, step to gain clout in the region.Assuming it takes a 20% to 30% stake, Telenor would be tying up $2 billion to $3 billion of cash, presumably at a manageable annual funding cost. That’s a reasonable bet on an attractive future option, not least given Axiata trades at a slight discount, in terms of enterprise value to Ebitda, to peers like Malaysian tycoon T. Ananda Krishnan’s  Maxis Communications Bhd. Telenor would be making a public commitment to the Malaysian government too, putting cash on the table as opposed to its stock swap proposal the last time. Such a deal would keep at bay rival bidders eyeing up Axiata’s component parts, arguably worth more than the whole.The heavy role of state-linked government entities in Axiata should help eventual steps up, by simplifying the path to control. A slower pace might help get reluctant Indonesian officials onside, or exclude the business.Even a less bullish scenario could still see Axiata hiving off parts of its business into ventures with Telenor – say, its towers business, Edotco.The downside, of course, is that such partnerships often fall apart. Malaysia’s government is entering an uncertain period, with 94-year-old Mahathir reluctantly preparing to hand over power to a successor. If it all goes wrong, Telenor would become a forced seller of a significant stake in a state shareholder-heavy Malaysian entity.Ideally, Telenor wouldn’t proceed without, for example, an in-principle regulatory approval for it to eventually merge its wireless carrier, Digi, with Axiata’s Celcom.Telenor can’t afford to stand still. Axiata offers a risky but salutary remedy. To contact the authors of this story: Clara Ferreira Marques at cferreirama@bloomberg.netNisha Gopalan at ngopalan3@bloomberg.netTo contact the editor responsible for this story: Matthew Brooker at mbrooker1@bloomberg.netThis column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Bloomberg LP and its owners.Clara Ferreira Marques is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering commodities and environmental, social and governance issues. Previously, she was an associate editor for Reuters Breakingviews, and editor and correspondent for Reuters in Singapore, India, the U.K., Italy and Russia.Nisha Gopalan is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering deals and banking. She previously worked for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones as an editor and a reporter.For more articles like this, please visit us at now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.


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Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar after spat   

Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports. MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will buy 130,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India worth 200 million ringgit ($49.2 million) in the first quarter, the company said.

Dubai’s Jumeirah eyes Saudi mega-projects   

Fri, 2020-01-24 00:57

DAVOS: Jumeirah, the leading hotels and leisure group in the Middle East, is planning big developments in Saudi Arabia’s “mega-projects,” CEO Jose Silva told Arab News on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos.

“We must be in those locations, but I want to make sure we get the right ‘address.’ Jumeiah always wants to be among the top three sites on any location. If someone convinces me this is the right address, I will jump into it,” he said.

Silva made clear he was thinking primarily about the two big development on the Kingdom’s west coast — the NEOM metropolis and the Red Sea project further south along the coast. He is believed to be in contact with Saudi Arabian tourism authorities and potential partners in the Kingdom.

Silva also said that Jumeirah was keen to open hotels in Makkah and Madinah, which he called “preferred entry” points in the Kingdom. Work has already begun on two sites.

“It is very important for us to acquire the right assets and the right designers. Unless we control the architect, we will not do it. We have to be involved in the design process,” he said.

A big presence in Saudi Arabia would be part of the strategy of “going global” that Silva has advanced in his first two years a head of the UAE-based hotels, leisure and restaurants business, which is owned by the government
of Dubai.

Last year, Jumeirah bought the Capri Palace on the eponymous Italian island, and is also involved in a major expansion plan in Asia, with six new projects underway in China, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Silva is also overseeing a $100 million renovation of the Carlton hotel in London’s Belgravia. Expansion via luxury hotel properties in other European capitals is also being considered.

In Dubai, he has brought in world-class managers to restaurants in the group’s flagship properties in Madinat and Burj Al Arab, with a clutch of “celebrity chefs” in place in restaurants there. 

“We want to be the best brand for ‘destination dining’,” he said.

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Boeing’s new CEO orders rethink on key jetliner project   

Thu, 2020-01-23 23:23

LONDON: Boeing’s new CEO has sent the aerospace giant back to the drawing board on proposals for a new mid-market aircraft, effectively shelving in their current form plans worth $15 billion-$20 billion that had been overtaken by the 737 MAX crisis.

A decision on whether to launch a New Midsize Airplane (NMA) seating 220-270 passengers, which seemed imminent barely a year ago, had already been postponed as Boeing gave all its attention to the grounding of the smaller 737 MAX after two fatal crashes.

But days after taking the helm with a mandate to lift Boeing out of its 10-month-old reputational crisis, CEO Dave Calhoun said the competitive playing field had changed.

“Since the first clean sheet of paper was taken to it, things have changed a bit ... the competitive playing field is a little different,” he told journalists on Wednesday. 

“We’re going to start with a clean sheet of paper again; I’m looking forward to that,” Calhoun said.

He also spoke of a fresh approach to the market.

A Boeing spokesman said Calhoun had ordered a new study on what kind of aircraft was needed. New aircraft typically take 6-7 years or more to bring to market once a decision is made, though Boeing aims to shorten that in part through digital technology and new business models designed around the NMA.

Calhoun “has asked the team to do an assessment of the future market and what kind of airplane is needed to meet the future market,” spokesman Gordon Johndroe said.

Noting that the original assessments on the NMA were made about two and a half years ago, he said the new study would “build upon what has been learned ... in design and production.”

In further evidence of a change of pace, people familiar with the matter said a meeting between Boeing and a major potential supplier, originally scheduled for next week, had been abruptly canceled with no new date set.

That contrasts with the approach just weeks ago when Boeing was still presenting new details of the NMA to some airlines, including a working logo — “theNMA” — and details of an “advanced composite” structure, according to a slide seen by Reuters.

The NMA had been designed to address a slender gap between single-aisle workhorse jets like the 737 MAX and long-haul wide-body jets like the 787.

But most of the effort revolved around a new production system designed not only to support the NMA but to lay the groundwork for the next single-aisle aircraft after the 737 MAX.

Calhoun said he expected the MAX, whose return to service was delayed again earlier this week, to resume its previous place in the market and remain in service for a generation.

Traditionally toe-to-toe with Europe’s Airbus SE, Boeing has fallen behind in sales for the largest category of single-aisle planes, such as the 200-240-seat Airbus A321neo, which overlaps with the niche being targeted by the NMA.

By delaying a decision on the NMA, Boeing already risked losing the sweetest part of the market, especially after Airbus seized contracts with two major US airlines, analysts said.

Analysts have also questioned whether Boeing, facing costs equivalent to a new program to repair the MAX crisis, as well as delays on its large new 777X jet whose maiden flight is set for Friday, would have appetite for such a costly project now.

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12 murid di Sabah 

dijangkiti Influenza A 

setakat ini

KOTA KINABALU: Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Sabah (JPNS) merekodkan seramai 12 murid sekolah rendah yang dikesan dijangkiti Influenza A (H1N1) setakat ini.

Pengarahnya Dr Mistirine Radin berkata, pihaknya sudah memaklumkan perkara itu kepada Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) untuk tindakan lanjut.

Bagaimanapun, beliau tidak mengulas mengenai lokasi kesemua murid yang terkesan dengan H1N1 itu.

"Di Sabah ini masih terkawal. Setakat ini, sehingga Jumaat lepas, yang kami laporkan ke Kementerian Pendidikan baru 12 orang.
"Tetapi, semua dalam keadaan terkawal. Mereka sedang dirawat di hospital," katanya ketika ditemui selepas melakukan tinjauan Program Sarapan Percuma (PSP) di Sekolah Kebangsaan Kebagu, di sini, pagi ini.

Pada 29 Disember 2019, Kementerian Kesihatan dan Kesejahteraan Rakyat Sabah merekodkan lapan kes H1N1 melibatkan kanak-kanak di negeri ini.







PKR tiada kerja, 

asyik desak Tun M undur

PADA hari Isnin, 13 Januari lalu, telah berlangsung satu forum bertajuk “Should Malaysia wait until November for transition?” (“Perlukah Malaysia menunggu hingga November untuk peralihan kuasa?” di Bookmark, APW Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

Esok, hari Selasa, 21 Januari, di Restoran Amjad, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, akan berlangsung satu lagi forum membabitkan pendukung Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim dari golongan Otai Reformis 1998 bertajuk “Dr M Lepas Jawatan Mei 2020?”

























9 MEI 2020








Kita tak boleh paksa lembaga disiplin buat keputusan – Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR – “Kita tidak boleh paksa lembaga disiplin buat apa-apa keputusan. Saya tidak tahu apa-apa. Mereka tunggu jawapan Zuraida.”

Ahli Parlimen Port Dickson itu juga menolak dakwaan beliau sendiri mempengerusi keputusan lembaga itu ketika spekulasi mengatakan Zuraida akan dipecat ekoran berhubung kenyataan Menteri Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan itu dilihat kritikal kepadanya baru-baru ini.
















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