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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 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 13, 2018 2:46 PM Malaysia-China relations have hit rock bottom, and Mahathir knows it

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has issued a stern warning to China against further militarising the South China Sea (see news item below). Speaking to The Associated Press days ahead of his visit to Beijing, the Prime Minister announced that he would seek to cancel multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects that his predecessor, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, signed 6

August 9, 2018 5:16 AM Penang CM asks Najib not to mislead public over PIL 1 Highway, ECRL

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak not to mislead the public by distorting what he described as two distinctly different infrastructure projects – the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) Highway and the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). He said there were major differences between a highway 5

August 3, 2018 7:15 AM There will be an impact when construction begins, says Penang CM

GEORGE TOWN: Penang residents must realise that their lives would be affected once the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) commences construction. The state would mitigate the impact to ensure it does not adversely burden individuals or groups, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He was reacting to a report which said the Kek Lok Si Temple management 7

August 2, 2018 9:33 AM SBST bus service expected to commence operations in January 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The bus service for the Stage Bus Service Transformation (SBST) programme in Kuching is expected to commence operations in January next year, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar (pix). He said a total of 130 new buses are available covering 27 routes with 15 core routes and 12 connecting routes with a total distance of 560km. "A total 3

July 31, 2018 3:37 AM Australia, US, Japan in Indo-Pacific infrastructure push

SYDNEY: Australia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region. Beijing has loaned countries across Asia billions of dollars as part of its "Belt and Road" development strategy, including to island 7

July 24, 2018 3:44 PM China to invest US$14b in S. Africa

PRETORIA: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced that China would invest US$14 billion (RM56.83 billion) in the country after he held talks with President Xi Jinping in Pretoria on the eve of a multilateral summit. Ramaphosa came to power in February pledging to revive the economy and attract investors after Jacob Zuma was ousted 4

July 24, 2018 12:40 PM I-Berhad net profit up 5.6% in Q2

PETALING JAYA: I-Berhad saw its net profit increase 5.6% to RM22.3 million in the second quarter (Q2) ended June 30, from RM21.1 million in the previous corresponding quarter. Revenue for the quarter, however, shrank 18.8% to RM107.2 million, compared with RM131.9 million in the same period last year, attributed to lower revenue from its property development 6

July 18, 2018 4:05 PM New flights to S'pore and JB to boost Perak's tourism industry

IPOH: Perak is set to become a major tourism destination in the region with flights coming into its capital city of Ipoh from Singapore and Johor Baru before the end of the year. State Tourism, Arts and Cultural Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing said in a statement that the flights will be operated by AirAsia. The Singapore-Ipoh flights are expected to start 7