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May 22, 2018 4:28 AM Lingam fails to revoke decision striking him off Advocates' Rolls

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk V.K. Lingam today failed in his bid to revoke the decision of the disciplinary committee of the Malaysian Bar striking him out of the Rolls of Advocates and Solicitors. High Court Judge Datuk Wira Kamaludin Md Said dismissed an appeal by Lingam to revoke the decision of the committee made on Nov 6, 2015, after it established that Lingam 6

May 19, 2018 3:30 AM Johor govt to provide more opportunities for local contractors

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government will provide more opportunities for local contractors to implement government development projects. State Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Mazlan Bujang said it was aimed at helping to generate economic growth as well as controlling the flow of money in the state. "The state government will provide 7

May 16, 2018 7:40 AM Ten Johor state Exco members sworn in

JOHOR BARU: Ten members of the Johor state executive council (exco) took their oath of office before the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the Istana Besar Singgahsana Room, today morning. Also present at the swearing-in ceremony were the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and members of the royal family. According to a statement 9

May 14, 2018 3:41 PM Pardon for Anwar by Wednesday: Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V hopes that all procedures relating to the proceedings of the Pardons Board Committee for a royal pardon for PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be finalised on Wednesday. Istana Negara Datuk Pengkalan Bijaya Diraja Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz said in a statement tonight that the Yang di-Pertuan 8

May 13, 2018 11:23 AM SUPP needs to discuss its coalition with BN: Branch chairman

SIBU: The future and direction of the Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP), including its coalition with Barisan Nasional (BN), should be discussed at the party's Special Delegates Conference (SDC) following its crushing defeat in the recent 14th General Election (GE14). Dudong SUPP Branch chairman Wong Ching Yong said the status of the party's president 4

May 12, 2018 5:46 AM Aminuddin sworn in as 8th MB of Negri Sembilan

KUALA PILAH: Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Aminuddin Harun was sworn in as the eighth Mentri Besar of Negri Sembilan today following PH winning the state in the 14th General Election (GE14). The swearing in of Aminuddin, 51, was held before the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir, at the Istana Besar Seri Menanti 22

May 7, 2018 12:54 PM BNM seen holding key rate on moderating core inflation

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s central bank is expected to leave its benchamrk interest rate unchanged at a policy meeting on Thursday, a day after the country holds a general election, a Reuters poll showed. Eleven economists polled by Reuters were unanimous in expecting Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to hold its overnight policy rate at 3.25%, as core and headline 5

May 6, 2018 12:18 PM Manipal Hospitals ups the ante, sweetens offer for Fortis

MUMBAI: India’s privately-held Manipal Hospitals sweetened its bid for rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd today, offering to inject 21 billion rupees (RM1.23 billion) to help the ailing hospital operator meet its immediate cash needs. Manipal and its consortium partner TPG Capital are offering 160 rupees per share for the acquisition, according to a letter 5

May 4, 2018 8:36 AM Abbas reelected head of Palestine Liberation Organization

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: President Mahmud Abbas was re-elected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank. A four-day meeting of the PLO's parliament, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), which was not attended by Abbas's Islamist rivals 11

May 1, 2018 8:02 AM We're serious about alleviating Penang's traffic woes: BN

NIBONG TEBAL: Barisan Nasional (BN) is serious about alleviating Penang's traffic congestion woes with the construction of a third overland bridge. Penang Umno liaison committee chairman Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman said when the volume along the two cross channel bridges have reached almost maximum capacity, BN will suggest the construction of a third 9