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  • Former PAS assemblywoman freed on MACC bail

    September 5, 2018 9:46 AM 91

    SHAH ALAM: A former Selangor state assemblywoman from PAS was released today after a two-day remand to facilitate investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for alleged abuse of government fund, amounting RM50,000. Magistrate Shazali Hidayat Shariff allowed the 56-year-old woman to be released on MACC bail of RM10,000 with one surety

  • Musa Aman in Kota Kinabalu to take oath as assemblyman

    September 5, 2018 8:28 AM 97

    KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today safely arrived in Sabah from Kuala Lumpur after undergoing medical treatment at a private hospital in Subang Jaya. He arrived on a special aircraft at about 12.28 pm at Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and was met by thousands of his supporters amid shouts

  • MATTA unveils prepaid travel card

    September 5, 2018 7:18 AM 87

    GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) today announced a new product from its partnership with homegrown FinTech company ManagePay Systems Berhad (MPay) - an innovative travel card and loyalty solution. The "Jelajahi Negaraku Malaysia" card offers loyal MATTA customers perks such as attractive cashback deals and special

  • ‘God’ charged over hoax bomb call to Sri Pentas

    September 5, 2018 6:05 AM 91

    PETALING JAYA: A man, who claimed to be God, was charged at the magistrate's court today over a false call claiming there was a bomb at Sri Pentas Bandar Utama. Nur Azhan Kamaludin, 46, pleaded not guilty to the charge of making criminal threats by calling Petaling Jaya police control centre and saying he had placed a bomb in Sri Pentas TV3. The unemployed

  • Telcos told to stop charging SST on prepaid reloads by MoF

    September 5, 2018 2:57 AM 78

    PETALING JAYA: Telecommunications companies have been instructed to stop charging the Sales and Services Tax (SST) on Malaysians for the purchase of prepaid reloads. The Finance Ministry said this tax exemption on prepaid services was to address the issue of companies having difficulties in adjusting their systems in view of the SST implementation on Sept 1. The ministry

  • Latest bird flu case detected in Tuaran

    September 4, 2018 1:13 PM 71

    KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Veterinary Service Department detected the latest bird flu outbreak in two villages in Tuaran. Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong said the bird flu outbreak was detected in Kampung Laya-Laya Tuaran and Kampung Ladang Tenghilan Estate. "These two areas are confirmed positive with bird flu since Aug 23, but checks

  • IJM to build Affin Bank HQ at TRX

    September 4, 2018 12:57 PM 41

    PETALING JAYA: IJM Corp Bhd has secured a RM505 million contract from Affin Bank Bhd for the construction of its 47-storey office building at Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Kuala Lumpur. IJM told Bursa Malaysia its wholly owned subsidiary IJM Construction Sdn Bhd had accepted the letter of award from Affin Bank for the construction and completion of the superstructure

  • Man who torched private hospital a mentally unstable

    September 4, 2018 11:29 AM 29

    GEORGE TOWN: The man who yesterday poured and lit petrol, resulting in five including a doctor and three nurses being burned in the urology unit of a private hospital in Jelutong, was a mental patient. Northeast District Police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang said the 39-year-old man who was detained had received treatments for mental illness at the Penang

  • Road works along Jalan Balakong has nothing to do with by-election: Baru Bian

    September 4, 2018 11:18 AM 30

    BALAKONG: Works Minister Baru Bian said the road upgrading work along Jalan Balakong is not a move by the Pakatan Harapan government to fish for votes in the upcoming by-election. Speaking to members of the media here, he said it was mere coincidence that the upgrading works were being implemented in the run-up to the polls on Sept 8. "If a development

  • Selangor to reallocate RM200k to each BN assemblyman

    September 4, 2018 11:00 AM 31

    SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government will reallocate RM200,000 to each Barisan Nasional (BN) assemblyman in the state to carry out projects for the people's well-being. Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari said the allocation was the policy of the state government and it was prepared to give it even though the BN assemblymen used to reject the allocation