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July 22, 2018 5:35 AM Ahmad Zahid-linked company named in Nepali migrant worker ‘scam’

PETALING JAYA: A firm linked to former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has been accused of looting more than Rs5 billion (RM185 million) from Nepali migrant workers seeking work in Malaysia over the past five years. Nepali Times today named the firm in question as Bestinet Sdn Bhd, which previously listed former home minister Tan Sri Azmi Khalid 7

July 21, 2018 11:41 PM Steve Bannon planning foundation to boost far right in Europe: Report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's controversial former advisor Steve Bannon plans to set up a foundation in Europe called "The Movement" to spark a populist rightwing revolt, according to a report. Bannon envisages the organization rivalling George Soros' Open Foundation, which has given away US$32 billion (RM 130 billion) to liberal causes since 3

July 20, 2018 9:13 AM Salcon bags RM9.95 million sewage treatment plant job

PETALING JAYA: Salcon Bhd's unit Envitech Sdn Bhd has been awarded a RM9.95 million contract by Seriemas Development Sdn Bhd to design and construct a sewage treatment plant and carry out its associated works in Kuala Langat, Selangor. The job scope entails the design, obtaining approval, construction, completion, maintenance and handing over of a proposed 4

July 20, 2018 8:13 AM MoF: Big-ticket items should be taxed under SST

PETALING JAYA: Big-ticket items should be taxed under the new Sales and Services Tax (SST), said the Ministry of Finance (MoF) in response to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department's proposal on the list of goods to be exempted under the new tax regime which comes to force on Sept 1. As per the proposal, airplanes, yachts, passenger ferries, helicopters 5

July 20, 2018 8:00 AM Guan Eng says Najib aware of exact cost for LRT3

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was aware of the exact cost of the Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3). Lim, who was speaking at a special luncheon during the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia's (ACCCIM) AGM today, said that Najib had attended the meetings 4

July 19, 2018 4:13 PM Kit Siang, tell Parliament what you told Parliament in 1994

Kit Siang, stop asking Najib to explain stuff (see news item below) and start doing some explaining of your own. For a start, you can help explain to parliament the reason you’re no longer interested in an RCI into the nineties forex scandal. I’m sure the good ol’ chaps in Parliament would be more than interested to hear the speech you made in the Dewan 4

July 19, 2018 11:11 AM AirAsia X sticks with Airbus after window shopping at Boeing

SEPANG: AirAsia X has confirmed its order of 100 Airbus A330neo widebody aircraft, after window shopping at Boeing earlier in the year. AirAsia Group CEO and AirAsia X co-group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, speaking at a briefing today, said the group was in discussions with Airbus for two years and was looking to cancel the order before reaffirming and increasing 4

July 19, 2018 11:11 AM AirAsia X places 66 widebody aircraft order

SEPANG: AirAsia X,w has confirmed an order for 66 A330neo widebody aircraft with an additional 34 aircraft, bringing its total order to 100. AirAsia Group CEO and AirAsia X co-group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the list price for the 100 aircraft is US$30 billion and the 100 aircraft will be used by AirAsia X Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia 5

July 19, 2018 5:08 AM CIMB Thai's Q2 profit down 46.4% on higher bad debts, impairment losses

PETALING JAYA: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd's 94.11%-owned indirect subsidiary CIMB Thai Bank PCL reported a 46.4% decline in net profit to THB191.2 million (RM23.2 million) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 against THB356.6 million (RM43.3 million) in the previous corresponding period, mainly dragged by bad and doubtful debts and impairment losses 4

July 18, 2018 12:44 PM MACC clarifies move to lift freeze on Najib's accounts

PUTRAJAYA: The move to lift the freeze on the bank account of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was done as it was irrelevant to the investigations on financial scandals of the supposed donation of RM2.6 billion and SRC International Sdn Bhd, both that are related to the 1Malaysia Development 5