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  • PM thanks Malaysians for Budget submissions, vows to weigh all carefully

    September 20, 2017 7:33 AM 3

    Najib previously called for public suggestions on the federal budget for 2018. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Malaysians sent nearly 14,000 suggestions for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's consideration when preparing Budget 2018. The prime minister and finance minister revealed this in a blog post today. “Based on a preliminary reading, I found that employment

  • Flash floods: Penang approves one-off RM400 payment

    September 20, 2017 6:59 AM 3

    GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today announced a one-off RM400 payment to building owners or families affected by last Friday's massive flash floods. In making the announcement, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng stressed that the payment was not a precedent, but a one-off payment following the 'extraordinary downpour' due to the Doksuri Typhoon. "The payment

  • ICA officer charged with accepting bribes to grant social visit passes to Thai women

    September 20, 2017 4:44 AM 3

    SINGAPORE: A 26-year-old Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer was charged in court on Wednesday (Sep 20) for accepting bribes in exchange for granting social visit passes. Catherine Lim Zhi Yin was charged with seven counts of corruption for accepting or agreeing to accept S$1,680 from Raymond Lim Boon Ian, the Corrupt Practices Investigation

  • Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

    September 20, 2017 3:50 AM 5

    TIANJIN: Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world's fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm's profitable but ageing wide-body jets. Europe's largest aerospace firm marked the opening of center in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin with the delivery

  • Sarawak teacher arrested over rape of Form Two girl

    September 20, 2017 2:29 AM 2

    KUCHING: Police arrested a 51-year-old teacher for allegedly raping a Form Two student. State CID chief SAC Datuk Dev Kumar said the victim's mother lodged a report at the Siburan station at 5pm on Tuesday alleging that the teacher had sex with the girl in his car at a secluded location in Siburan. "This matter was brought to the mother's attention by a teacher

  • Cost of living single biggest concern, survey shows

    September 20, 2017 2:22 AM 4

    Some 56% of respondents also feel that their household's financial situation has worsened. KUALA LUMPUR: Cost of living is the single biggest concern for those aged between 21 and 30, a survey has shown. The survey, titled “Public Opinion Survey: Youth Perception on the Economy, Leadership and Current Issues”, showed that of the 604 polled, 56% felt that their

  • 122 people still at flood evacuation centres in Malacca

    September 20, 2017 1:39 AM 5

    MALACCA: A total of 122 people are still at three flood evacuation centres in Malacca as of 8am today, from 132 people last night. State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat Lt Col (PA) Effendy Ali said the remaining evacuees included teachers and students of the Madrasah Tahfiz al-Quran Ainur Syukriah religious school, totalling 70 people, from 80 last night

  • Anwar Ibrahim admitted to hospital for scheduled examination (Updated)

    September 20, 2017 1:14 AM 3

    PETALING JAYA: Jailed former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was yesterday admitted to hospital for a scheduled appointment. It was earlier reported he was rushed to Hospital Kuala Lumpur at 2pm when his pressure became unstable due to a former shoulder injury. PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil, in a statement, said Anwar needs intensive

  • City Hall being unfair, say bar owners

    September 19, 2017 10:43 PM 6

    Some 6,000 people were expected to attend this year’s festival. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — City Hall’s rejection of the application to host next month’s Better Beer Festival 2017 has left a number of pub owners and operators perplexed. Edmund Anthony, music director of Backyard Pub in Sri Hartamas, said the rejection was unfair

  • Johnson eager to avenge missed opportunity in Atlanta

    September 19, 2017 9:55 PM 4

    REUTERS: Dustin Johnson enters this week's Tour Championship hoping to make up for his disappointment at the season-ending event a year ago and said on Tuesday his game is right where it needs to be. Johnson, who is third in the season-long points race, is one of five golfers who control their fate this week at East Lake in Atlanta where a win would