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September 3, 2018 5:03 AM Prasarana's new president is DRB-Hicom Bhd’s Datuk Mohamed Hazlan Mohamed Hussain

PETALING JAYA: DRB-Hicom Bhd’s group director of organisational support Datuk Mohamed Hazlan Mohamed Hussain is the new president and group CEO of Prasarana Malaysia Bhd. He will succeed Masnizam Hisham whose tenure ended on September 2, after a eight month stint. Prior to his appointment, Mohamed Hazlan served as head of several departments in DRB-Hicom 6

August 29, 2018 8:36 AM Ambitious Penang 2030 plan launched

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has unveiled an administrative policy called "Penang 2030" which aims to improve the overall quality of life for Penangites. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that the state will introduce a form of the Happiness Index to gauge the level of contentment among the people here. Speaking during the launch of the plan at the E&O hotel 8

August 29, 2018 4:14 AM Ismail Bakar clocks in as Chief Secretary

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar has began his first day of work as the new Chief Secretary to the government. Dr Ismail, 58, arrived at the Office of Chief Secretary to the Government and clocked in at 7.25am. In a short briefing, Dr Ismail pledged to always uphold the integrity and the principle of righteousness in discharging his duties as the Chief 8

August 27, 2018 2:01 PM China plans law against sexual harassment

BEIJING: China is planning new legislation which would ban sexual harassment and make employers responsible for preventing it, state media reported Monday. It would then go to a vote at the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC). The proposed regulations would ban sexual harassment and include a definition of what constitutes 5

August 22, 2018 9:45 AM US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Wednesday that the United States would respond "very strongly" if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons in an offensive to retake Idlib province. "We now see plans for the Syrian regime to resume offensive military activities in Idlib province," John Bolton told a press 18

August 22, 2018 8:55 AM Merdeka Airshow: Call for airlines to notify passengers on any change of flight schedule

SEREMBAN: Commercial airlines have been asked to notify their passengers on any change of flight schedule at the earliest possible time following the closure of the airspace above and around the KL International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 for the training for the Merdeka Day airshow. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook this was to enable the passengers 18

August 19, 2018 11:43 AM Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion

ALGIERS: Two children have been killed and four others wounded when a homemade grenade exploded in the Ahnif area east of the Algerian capital, the El Watan newspaper said Sunday. Armed groups had placed the improvised explosive there to delay the advance of security forces pursuing them in the mountainous region, according to local media. "A homemade 11

August 17, 2018 10:27 AM Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

BARCELONA: Catalan separatists unveiled a giant banner against Spain's King Felipe VI on a building in the Barcelona square where he is due to attend a ceremony on Friday in honour of the victims of last year's deadly jihadist attacks in the city. "The Spanish King is not welcome in the Catalan countries," the banner read in English. It was accompanied 16

August 15, 2018 3:09 PM US criticises local Tanzania elections

NAIROBI: The US on Wednesday said it was "concerned" by the conduct of 70 recent by-elections in Tanzania, citing "election violence and irregularities" aimed at the opposition. Local elections were held on Sunday to replace officials who had either resigned or died. "Credible accounts of election violence and irregularities include refusal by National 24

August 14, 2018 8:14 AM Minimum wage increases to be implemented gradually: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the RM1,500 minimum wage will be carried out gradually to allow a recovery in the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He added that if Malaysia starts spending money which it does not have, it would not be good for the country in the long run. "If we push for higher minimum wages, cost of production 9