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July 13, 2018 9:38 AM Bursa Malaysia ends higher for 5th consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: Persistent buying interest in index-linked counters and small capitalisation stocks against a backdrop of positive market sentiment spurred Bursa Malaysia to close stronger for the fifth consecutive trading. At 5pm the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished at the intra-day high of 1,721.93, up 18.36 points, from yesterday's 9

July 13, 2018 12:29 AM Orangutan found dead near Kabili-Sepilok forest reserve

KOTA KINABALU: A male orangutan was found dead at an orchard near the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve on Wednesday. Sabah Wildlife Department spokesperson Siti Nur'Ain Ampuan Acheh said the carcass was found by a staff of a nearby resort lying on the ground without any sign of physical injury. "No foul play is suspected. A full post-mortem will be carried 7

July 11, 2018 3:39 PM Malanjum: The first CJ from Borneo states

KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as the new Chief Justice of Malaysia, marks a new milestone in the country's history as he is the first person from the Borneo states to be appointed to the top post in the judiciary. Malanjum, 65, was appointed to the job after former Chief Justice Tun Md Raus Sharif 5

July 4, 2018 9:11 AM Sabah will proceed with TAED project

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government will proceed with the Tanjung Aru Eco Development (TAED) project, as it will create many employment opportunities for the people, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal told the Sabah state assembly, here today. Saying that the state was now under the rule of a new government, he did not want to rush through the project 7

June 5, 2018 1:59 PM Ekovest JVA with Samling for Pan Borneo Highway project now void

KUALA LUMPUR: Ekovest Bhd announced today that the joint-venture and shareholders agreement (JVA) between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ekovest Construction Sdn Bhd (ECSB), and Samling Resources Sdn Bhd (SRSB) for the Pan Borneo Highway project in Sarawak is now void. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Ekovest said ECSB had received a letter on June 4, 2018 from SRSB stating 4

June 1, 2018 11:27 AM UEM Edgenta bags two contracts worth RM60.75m from UEM Group unit

PETALING JAYA: UEM Edgenta Bhd's wholly owned subsidiary Opus International (M) Bhd has bagged two contracts worth of RM60.75 million from Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP), a unit of UEM Group Bhd via related party transactions. UEM Edgenta told Bursa Malaysia that Opus had entered into contracts with regards to the Pan Borneo Highway project in Sabah 4

April 16, 2018 1:43 AM Three children die in house fire (Updated)

SEMPORNA: Three young siblings, including twins, were burnt to death in a fire which destroyed a unit of workers quarters at a plantation in Borneo Pegagau near here last night. Semporna police chief Supt Peter Umbuas said the twins, identified as Harmasius Roman and Fonsaliana, five, and their brother Amsalinus, four, were found dead in the kitchen 14

April 15, 2018 1:36 AM Report: Pandikar wants to be fielded in polls again

Pandikar said he was physically and mentally prepared for the battle this time, but did not reveal which would be his preferred seat. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Former Dewan Rakyat speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia has reportedly expressed his intention to run in the upcoming polls. The Borneo Post reported the former Kota Belud 11

April 2, 2018 1:48 PM Solid Automotive to buy 90% of Borneo Technical

PETALING JAYA: Solid Automotive Bhd is looking to acquire a 90% stake in Borneo Technical Co (M) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the marketing and distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial supplies and marine products. Solid said in a filing with the stock exchange that it had on April 2 entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) 9

March 31, 2018 9:09 AM Oil spill cleanup fire kills two in Indonesia

This handout photograph taken and released on March 31, 2018 by Indonesia Search and Rescue shows thick smoke from a blaze which occured during an oil spill cleanup in the waters off Balikpapan. — AFP picJAKARTA, March 31 — At least two people died in a fire as Indonesian authorities tried to cleanup an oil spill off Borneo island today, an official 13