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  • Khazanah must explain losses at Malaysia Airlines, says parliamentary committee head

    March 4, 2014 8:43 AM 50

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s highly paid executives may owe the public an explanation why losses at national carrier Malaysia Airlines ballooned to RM1.2 billion last year, the head of an influential parliamentary committee said today. “They still can’t solve the problem of MAS. We can call them but they are more qualified than us. They are highly

  • Cloud-seeding operation continues, focus on the south – Bernama

    March 4, 2014 4:42 AM 26

    Malaysia's iconic Petronas Twin Towers (centre) are pictured as the Kuala Lumpur skyline is seen covered by haze today. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Najjua Zulkefli, March 4, 2014.Cloud-seeding operations will continue today with a focus on the southern part of peninsular Malaysia, said the Director of the Atmospheric Science and Cloud Seeding Division

  • Have it your way at…McDonald’s?

    March 4, 2014 4:39 AM 27

    McDonald's is quietly testing out a 'build-your-own-burger' concept in the US. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, March 3 — In addition to two beef patties, special sauce, lettuce and cheese, McDonald’s customers may one day be able to customise their burger by doubling up on pickles or omitting the onions. According to the Associated Press, a McDonald’s outlet in California

  • Pahang hopes for stake in water company

    March 4, 2014 3:18 AM 22

    Energy, Water and Green Technology Minister Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili officiates the water transfer tunnel for the Langat 2 water treatment plant. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, March 4 ― The Pahang state government wants a stake in the company that treats and sells the water it supplies to Selangor now that a deal has been reached for the construction

  • NATO must block Putin from expanding Russian empire

    March 4, 2014 2:02 AM 29

    Just as the consequences of Crimea cannot be viewed in isolation, neither can its causes. Every situation is different — Ukraine is not Iraq or Kosovo or the West Bank or the Sudetenland; Putin is not Hitler or Stalin — but some principles of human affairs are immutable: namely, that opportunism preys on weakness. This is not macho posturing but logic

  • Selangor water deal not cast in stone | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

    March 3, 2014 11:03 PM 14

    Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today insisted there is still wriggle room in Selangor’s water deal with Putrajaya as some areas of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) were not legally binding. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat IsaKAJANG, March 3 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today insisted there is still wriggle room in Selangor’s water deal with Putrajaya, despite

  • 300mw Kimanis Power Plant ready to be commissioned

    March 3, 2014 9:43 PM 36

    A Massachusetts Water Resources Authority wind turbine turns in front of a 1951 megawatt fossil fuel power plant in Charlestown, Massachusetts September 18, 2013. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd said today the three generating blocks of 300MW Kimanis Power Plant are completed and ready to be commissioned. The company said commercial

  • MAS, Ramco Systems ink deal to enterprise-wide engineering solutions

    March 3, 2014 10:31 AM 17

    A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft (left) taxis on the tarmac of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. Yesterday, MAS registered its fourth straight quarter of losses that it also blamed on the depreciation of the ringgit, unrealised foreKUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — Malaysia Airlines (MAS) today announced astrategic partnership with Chennai-based

  • Escalating Ukraine crisis affects buying sentiment on Bursa

    March 3, 2014 5:10 AM 19

    Share prices ended the morning session lower today, dampened by losses in finance and index-linked counters with the crisis in Ukraine weakening buying sentiment. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 3 ― Share prices on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower today, dampened by losses in finance and index-linked counters with the crisis in Ukraine

  • Amid strife, Malaysians raise money for Christian grave repairs

    March 2, 2014 9:32 AM 30

    Malaysians for Malaysia's donation presentation ceremony at Wesley Methodist Church. — Picture by Malaysians for MalaysiaKUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — While Malay-Muslim rights groups like Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) and Perkasa demand that the special position of the Malays be upheld, another group led by a Malay has quietly taken to Facebook to raise