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September 18, 2017 11:13 AM Ahmad Fuaad to head Malakoff as CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Ahmad Fuaad Mohd Kenali will head independent power producer Malakoff Corporation Bhd as its chief executive officer with effect from Oct 1, 2017. He is currently CEO of Proton Holdings Bhd – a post he has held since April 1, 2016 – and board member of the national car maker until Sept 30. Prior to his appointment in Proton, he was the chief 20

September 14, 2017 2:04 PM Astro Q2 net profit almost doubles

PETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter ended July 31, 2017 rose 96.4% to RM246.34 million from RM125.43 million a year ago due to an increase in earnings before interest, tax and depreciation and amortisation (ebitda) and a decrease in net finance costs. The drop in finance cost was attributed to favourable unrealised 24

September 7, 2017 7:04 AM Two Paralympians hurt during training in highway hit-and-run (VIDEO)

Two Paralympians were injured after a pickup truck knocked into them on the Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor Expressway this morning. ― Picture via Facebook/Spark NauzaKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 7 ― Two Paralympians who are on the national squad for the Asean Para Games were among five people injured after a pickup truck knocked into them on the Kuala Lumpur-Kuala 24

September 4, 2017 6:48 AM Big responsibility to fill for new IGP

INSPECTOR-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, who retires today (Sept 4) after 40 years of service with the Royal Malaysia Force (PDRM) will be succeeded with someone in the force. Sometimes, it seems like a thankless job as not many say 'thank you' to PDRM who have performed their duties. Thank you for continuing to serve for safety of the public 32

August 28, 2017 7:23 AM Ticket sales for Malaysia-Thai final disrupted by fans

Malaysian football fans queuing up for tickets to the SEA Games final between Malaysia and Thailand tomorrow at Stadium Shah Alam August 28, 2017. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana Abdul RahmanKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — Authorities temporarily suspended ticket sales for the SEA Games football final after fans turned aggressive while queueing at the Shah Alam stadium 6

August 18, 2017 10:50 PM Clash of two tycoons

TWO notable tycoons in Malaysia – T. Ananda Krishnan and Tan Sri Vincent Tan – keep bumping into each other, not literally, but in the businesses they venture into. Tan’s recent foray into Ansa Broadcast, a cable pay-TV venture, makes it the third time the Berjaya Group founder is going head on against one of the key businesses of Ananda, who owns Astro 32

August 18, 2017 10:16 AM Storm causes massive traffic jams in Klang Valley

PETALING JAYA: A storm on Friday evening is causing massive traffic jams along major roads in the Klang Valley. Star Media Traffic on its twitter account reported slow moving traffic along the Subang Airport Road from Federal Highway and Citta Mall to the Glenmarie MRT station. On the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2), traffic is backed up from Zoo Negara 12

August 10, 2017 4:27 PM Astro unit issues RM300mil notes

KUALA LUMPUR: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s unit, Measat Broadcast Networks Sdn Bhd (MBNS), has issued the first series of medium-term notes (MTNs) amounting to RM300mil in nominal value pursuant to the latter’s MTN programme of up to RM3bil. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Astro said the MTNs were issued with a five-year tenure. Astro announced in June this year that the proceeds 19

August 10, 2017 3:32 AM Malaysian short film to compete at Venice film fest

‘Lagi Senang Jaga Sekandang Lembu’ by Amanda Eu will contend in the Orizzonti Corti (short films) category. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — A short by a local filmmaker will be competing at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Amanda Eu’s Lebih Senang Jaga Sekandang Lembu has been selected for the Orizzonti Short Films Competition. It is up against 28

July 27, 2017 2:40 AM Invest Malaysia 2017 affirms country's growth trajectory

KUALA LUMPUR: The 13th Invest Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (IMKL) event affirmed Malaysia’s growth trajectory as an advanced Emerging Market status. The event, officiated by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and witnessed by over 950 fund managers, was co-organised by both Bursa Malaysia and CIMB Investment Bank. Bursa Malaysia chief executive officer Datuk 21