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August 17, 2018 10:44 AM Mercury Industries' PR1MA job terminated

PETALING JAYA: Mercury Industries Bhd's 70%-owned subsidiary Paramount Bounty Sdn Bhd's (PBSB) RM73.06 million contract for the construction of 648 units of serviced apartments in Malacca under the 1Malaysia People's Housing Programme (PR1MA) has been terminated. "The project, which was initially awarded by Upaya Jernih Sdn Bhd to PBSB has been terminated 4

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 14, 2018 10:49 AM Najib's claims about Malacca Gateway untrue, says CM

MALACCA: Chief Minister Adly Zahari has dismissed as untrue former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's allegation that the Malacca Gateway project is being implemented without any changes. Adly said that after taking over the state government, the Pakatan Harapan administration has introduced improvements to the project so that it becomes a catalyst 7

August 13, 2018 7:46 AM Support federal government efforts to address debt issue: Mohd Khalil

MALACCA: Malacca Yang Dipertua Negri Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob today urged the people of Malacca to support the federal governments efforts to address the huge national debt. He said he had confidence in the capability of the federal government to solve the debt issue based on its corporate experience and expertise to raise the economic status of the country 9

August 2, 2018 2:39 PM Special send-off for remains of 28 Kiwi soldiers on Aug 20

MALACCA: It may be a sombre event, but one that will be steeped in tradition as the remains of 28 New Zealand servicemen will be given honours at a special ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) before they are repatriated home on Aug 20. The Defence Ministry in a statement today said the ceremony to be held at KLIA's Bunga Raya Complex 5

August 2, 2018 3:08 AM Associations urged to organise more recreational programmes for handicapped persons

IPOH: Non-governmental associations or organisations in Perak are urged to organise more recreational programs for the handicapped. State Tourism, Arts and Culture Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing (pix) said this would allow handicapped persons to enjoy life like normal people. He was speaking at a programme held for 60 visually-impaired persons at The Lost World 5

August 1, 2018 3:51 AM Sighting of Zulhijjah moon on Aug 11

KUALA LUMPUR: The sighting of the new moon of Zulhijjah to determine the date for Aidiladha is to be on Aug 11 or 29 Zulkaedah 1439 Hijri, according to a statement from the Office of the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal. The dates for the 1st and 10th of Zulhijjah which is the date for Aidiladha, would be announced on the same night over radio and television 5

July 27, 2018 7:53 AM Govt mulling spatium concept in urban development

PUTRAJAYA: The government is considering introducing the spatium concept in urban development for more efficient land management, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Aziziah Wan Ismail. Spatium entails creating overlapping development on existing ones, utilising cavities and gaps, both above and below ground, to meet increasing demand for land. "There 9

July 19, 2018 12:47 PM Omar Jaafar elected speaker of Malacca state assembly

MALACCA: The former chairman of Malacca PKR Omar Jaafar was today elected Speaker of 14th Malacca State Assembly after garnering the most votes from members of the assembly. Omar, 77, a former teacher, takes over from Datuk Othman Muhamad, 66, who retired after serving as Malacca State Assembly Speaker for two terms. The proposal was made by Chief Minister 9

July 19, 2018 11:07 AM Malacca govt to enact term limit for CM

MALACCA: The Malacca government will be enacting legislation to limit the tenure of chief ministers to a maximum of two-terms. Malacca Chief Minister Adly Zahari said the state government was currently fine tuning the draft of the proposed legislation and hoped to table it in the State Assembly next month. "If we can, it will be tabled in August, if not, at the next assembly 7