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January 19, 2018 10:36 AM Najib approves construction of new school in Kota Marudu

KOTA MARUDU (Sabah), Jan 19 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced the approval for the construction of a new school here. The prime minister said Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Marak Parak would be built at a cost of RM35 million. The request for the construction of SMK Marak Parak was made by Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister and Kota Marudu 2

January 19, 2018 8:53 AM 400 receive MyKasih Foundation aid

REMBAU: A total of 200 families and 200 primary school children in the Rembau parliamentary constituency received assistance amounting to RM336,000 through an initiative under the National Transformation 2050 MyKasih Foundation – Love Without Boundaries in an effort to reduce the burden of the rising cost of living. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin 3

January 19, 2018 1:35 AM Venezuela currency rout hits new milestone at 200,000 per US dollar

A man counts Venezuelan bolivar notes in downtown Caracas January 9, 2018. — Reuters picCARACAS, Jan 19 — Venezuela’s currency crossed a new barrier this week as hyperinflation exploded and Nicolas Maduro’s government readied a cryptocurrency issuance next month. The rate in the black market — where most Venezuelans acquire US dollars — weakened to 202,000 bolivars 4

January 18, 2018 9:47 AM Sea Life Malaysia and other attractions to boost Johor tourism

ISKANDAR PUTRI: Tourism industry players have been urged to develop tourist packages to boost tourism in Johor, according to State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman Tee Siew Kiong. Tee said the state government is committed to turning Johor into a high value regional tourism destination by year 2023, according to Johor's 10-year Tourism 6

January 18, 2018 7:44 AM MITI: 2017 was bumper year for Malaysia’s auto sector

(From left) Datuk Zainal Amanshah, Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan, Datuk Mustapa Mohamad and Datuk Idris Jala at the networking event by InvestKL, February 11, 2015. ― Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — The local automotive sector rose in terms of production, market penetration and exports of parts and components in 2017, said the International 6

January 18, 2018 5:16 AM Gov losing RM8b in tax revenue from illicit trade

KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has estimated that government is losing some RM8 billion in tax revenue annually due to illicit trade. Last year, the illicit tobacco market alone is believed to have contributed about RM4.4 billion in tax revenue losses. Apart from the tobacco industry, these losses also come from the black 4

January 18, 2018 5:14 AM MOF Inc appoints Masnizam Hisham as new President/Group CEO of Prasarana

Masnizam Hisham is appointed as the new President/Group CEO of Prasarana Malaysia Bhd. ― Bernama picPUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― The Minister of Finance Incorporated (MoF Inc) has announced the appointment of Masnizam Hisham as the new President/Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasarana Malaysia Bhd (Prasarana). The Finance Ministry in a statement today 6

January 18, 2018 5:00 AM Daniel Radcliffe is a smuggler caught in the middle in ‘Beast of Burden’ (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Jan 18 — Momentum Pictures has just released the first trailer for upcoming thriller Beast of Burden that stars Daniel Radcliffe. Radcliffe stars as Sean Haggerty, a pilot cum drug runner who teams up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to bring down the cartel on the promise of medical treatment for his ailing wife. Needless to say, things 5

January 18, 2018 4:33 AM Thailand recommends daily minimum wage hikes up to 7pc

File photo of a bank cashier counting Thai baht notes in a bank in Bangkok. – AFP picBANGKOK, Jan 18 — Thailand’s Central Wage Committee has recommended that the daily minimum wage be increased by 7 per cent to 330 baht (US$10.33) in its two most industrialised provinces, Chonburi and Rayong. The committee recommended increases of between 5 to 22 baht across 6

January 18, 2018 3:02 AM S. Korea considering shutting down all virtual currency exchanges

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. — Reuters picSEOUL, Jan 18 — South Korea’s financial regulator chief said the government is considering shutting down all local virtual currency exchanges in a national policy committee meeting this morning. “(The government) is considering both shutting 6