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August 17, 2018 9:02 AM Saudi Arabia pledges US$100m to US-backed Syria campaign

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday announced a US$100 million (RM410 million) contribution to a US-backed campaign to "stabilise" northeastern Syria, once a bastion of the radical Islamic State group. The 88 million euro contribution is the biggest single cash injection yet for reconstruction efforts in areas formerly controlled by the jihadists. The group 3

August 17, 2018 9:00 AM M'sia needs more neurosurgeons: Lee

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today spoke of the need for more neurosurgeons to serve in public and private health care centres in the semi-urban and rural areas. He said that currently there were 115 practising neurosurgeons nationwide, in both government and private hospitals, supported by over 400 individuals trained in neuroscience 4

August 16, 2018 3:10 PM Govt saves RM38.5m annually with dissolution of SPAD: Anthony Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: The dissolution of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) can save the government RM38.5 million annually in terms of the cost of management expenditure, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. He said the transition of SPAD to the Land Public Transport Agency would no longer need the involvement of personnel as members of the commission 4

August 16, 2018 2:51 PM Takeover of toll concessionaires may cost less than RM400 billion, says Pua

KUALA LUMPUR: The toll concessions takeover may cost less than the RM400 billion projected by the previous government, said Ministry of Finance special officer Tony Pua. "The RM400 billion figure was being tossed around by the previous government by taking into account the compensation to be paid to the toll concessionaires which includes future gains 4

August 16, 2018 1:01 PM Early bird offer for Daihatsu Gran Max AT

DAIHATSU Malaysia will be launching its latest commercial vehicle – the new Gran Max panel van with automatic transmission and 1.5-litre DOHC DVVT engine (Gran Max AT), soon in Malaysia. In comparison with the previous Gran Max with its standard fittings and manual transmission that was introduced eight years ago, the new Gran Max AT van (pix) is designed 3

August 16, 2018 10:31 AM Johor govt committed to continuing Iskandar M'sia BRT project

ISKANDAR PUTRI: The Johor government is committed to continuing the Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to provide convenience to the people. Johor Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Mazlan Bujang said the state government would ensure the project is given due priority by the Federal government. "We are trying 3

August 16, 2018 5:09 AM Dr M: Need to establish jet was bought with stolen money

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to establish if the jet belonging to fugitive Low Taek Jho was bought using money stolen from Malaysia. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed said the government needs to establish if it was indeed about with "stolen money". "We will try to get the jet. We need to establish that the jet was bought with stolen money. If he did steal 3

August 16, 2018 3:45 AM British Council celebrates success of 'FameLab'

KUALA LUMPUR: British Council, which provides a platform to discuss science communication, celebrated the success of FameLab in Malaysia. The event titled "FameLab:Celebrating Science, Communicating Impact", also celebrated the partnership with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). "Communicating science effectively is a complex 2

August 15, 2018 1:04 PM Focus on public-private tie-ups to achieve Vision 2020/25: IDC

KUALA LUMPUR: International Data Corporation (IDC) Asean is calling for the new government to focus on public-private collaborations to achieve Vision 2020/25. As the initial Vision 2020 set higher goals to transform the country’s society and economy, the public sector needs to step up to set the direction and planning towards building a balanced ecosystem 5

August 15, 2018 11:44 AM Government will repay RM19.25b GST refunds from 2019

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said in a statement today that the government will repay RM19.25 billion in outstanding GST refunds to 121,429 companies and individuals from next year. The GST Refunds Trust Account currently only holds RM148.6 million and Lim did not elaborate on how the government would make good on the payments, which 4