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June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Special body for overall TVET implementation: NUTP president

KUALA LUMPUR: A special body needs to be established to monitor the overall implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) policy, said National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) president Kamarozaman Abd. Razak. He said although a TVET Committee would be formed to upgrade the status of its education, a special body was also needed 5

June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Federal Court's decision does not impair Petronas to pursue legal actions

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Court's decision in dismissing an application from Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) for leave to commence a legal challenge against the Sarawak government, does not in any way impair the national oil company's ability to further pursue its legal actions, with the intent to seek clarity on its rights and position under the Petroleum 4

June 22, 2018 12:05 PM Sabah ministry proposes one district, one industry concept

TUARAN: The Sabah Trade and Industry Ministry is currently conducting a study to create a sustainable industry for each district in the state. Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said the ministry would be visiting a number of districts soon. "Initially, we will hold a 'Tamparuli Fest' in Tuaran district next month, which will be launched 4

June 21, 2018 1:03 PM Kuala Kangsar needs new hospital

KUALA KANGSAR: A new hospital with 150 beds should be built in Kuala Kangsar to provide better health and medication services to the people. Perak Communication, Multimedia, NGO and Cooperative Development Committee chairman Hasnul Zulkarnain Abd Munaim said the new hospital would also enable the local people to seek specialist treatment. He said the existing 3

June 21, 2018 1:01 PM Sapura Energy wins contracts worth RM1.8 billion

PETALING JAYA: Sapura Energy Bhd has secured nine new contracts valued at RM1.8 billion, bringing the accumulative value in contract wins to date to RM4.5 billion for the group. The combined value represents a three fold jump compared with the value achieved in the same corresponding period of the previous year, between February to June 2017. Through 5

June 21, 2018 1:00 PM Kenanga appointed underwriter of Nova Wellness IPO

KUALA LUMPUR: Nova Wellness Group Bhd, which is involved in the nutraceutical industry in Malaysia, has signed an official underwriting agreement recently with Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd for its initial public offering (IPO) on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd (Bursa Securities). Kenanga Investment will act as the company’s principal 4

June 21, 2018 11:26 AM Penang to pilot rent-to-own scheme in bid to increase home-ownership

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will be piloting a rent-to-own (RTO) scheme for those eligible to purchase low-cost (LC) and low-medium-cost (LMC) units to increase home-ownership in the state. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the initiative could also help to ease their financial burden as they would not have to service home loans. He said the scheme would also help address 4

June 21, 2018 10:44 AM Guan Eng appears utterly confused

Guan Eng says that RM3 billion was stolen from TRX in order to service 1MDB’s debt. He also says that the govt will now need to bail out TRX with an additional RM2.8 billion in order to complete the project which would then make a profit as it will bring in at least RM7.6 billion in sales. Only the uneducated and those without any sense of logic will believe 3

June 21, 2018 5:56 AM Special committee to discuss with Bernas on monopoly issue

KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry and the special committee chaired by Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali will hold a series of discussions with Syarikat Padiberas Nasional Berhad (Bernas) to study Bernas' monopoly over the country's rice supply, including its sole right to import rice until 2021. Its minister 5

June 21, 2018 5:50 AM One week left to submit nomination for JCIM SDA 2018

PETALING JAYA: Wish to get some recognition for your sustainable development project? Look no further as all you need to do is submit your project to the Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) and be in the running for the JCIM's Sustainable Development Award. While getting recognition for the project, you could also help your company's CSR project 5