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August 29, 2018 2:48 AM Ushera stirs up patriotic spirit

AS A passionate jazz artiste, local singer Ushera (pix) has always gone after opportunities to share her love for jazz with audiences. Through her current project titled Semalam di Malaya, Ushera is dedicated to the revival of classics from the early 1940s to the late 50s. In conjunction with the 61st Merdeka Day, Ushera has also released a single, Malaysia 88

August 28, 2018 6:58 AM Govt urged to set up independent GLC review committee

KUALA LUMPUR: The government must establish an independent government-linked company (GLC) review committee to undertake an assessment of all GLCs in the country. Universiti Malaya economics and administration faculty professor Edmund Terence Gomez said there is an urgent need to institute reforms to ensure GLCs function properly and in a transparent 73

August 19, 2018 11:47 AM A history lesson on Malaysia-China relations for Mahathir

Today, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia and China have had relations for 2,000 years. That would more or less have been during the height of the Roman Empire and around the time of the birth of Jesus Christ. Actually, Malays first went to China to trade around 300 BC, which means 200 years before the rise of the Roman Empire. China first started 67

August 6, 2018 6:12 AM Bride dies less than a day after marriage

PETALING JAYA: Fatin Nursyahirah Yusuf, 24, died less than 24 hours after her marriage. The Universiti Malaya student was suffering from stage four sarcoma cancer. Shukur Yusuf, 30, documented his sister's battle with the disease and her recent marriage on Facebook. "My younger sister, who my family affectionately refers to as kakak (big sister), was diagnosed 55

August 2, 2018 6:20 AM Pompeo to call on Mahathir tomorrow

PUTRAJAYA: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo begins a two-day working visit to Malaysia today as part of a Southeast Asian trip that also includes Singapore and Indonesia. He is scheduled to call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tomorrow, Wisma Putra said in a statement. "The visit will provide a great opportunity for both Malaysia 25

July 30, 2018 10:39 AM Contractor faces action over strike by Court Complex cleaners

KUALA LUMPUR: The contractor in charge of cleaning services at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex will face stern action for failing to fulfil the contract, including having it terminated. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keong said there should be 120 cleaners daily at work at the complex according to the contract, but this was not done. "Despite 20

July 29, 2018 4:18 AM CJ leads 200 staffers in cleaning up Court Complex (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: Over 200 personnel of the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex came together to clean it up today which was not cleaned for 20 days by cleaners who went on strike over unpaid wages. Toilets at the complex had gone unwashed, floors unswept and rubbish uncollected, which made it unpleasant for lawyers, judges and court staff to work with such conditions 42

July 25, 2018 5:57 AM MAH raises RM126,880 through its charity jam

SUBANG JAYA: The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has raised a total RM126,887.58 for its 19th MAH Charity Jam at the Holiday Villa Hotel. Event organising chairman S. S. Rajaa said the annual event was a testimony to the hospitality industry's commitment to University Malaya Medical Centre's Pediatric Care Unit (Picu) for the past 17 years 48

July 17, 2018 10:11 AM Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim is new Chief Judge of Malaya

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim was today sworn in as Chief Judge of Malaya — the second female to be appointed to the position. Her appointment follows the consent of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V on July 11, under advise from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed and after convening with the Council of Rulers. When asked by the media 24

July 15, 2018 7:22 AM PH's choice for Dewan Rakyat Speaker has vast experience in law

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, who is the Pakatan Harapan's choice for the ninth Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, is well versed in commercial law, banking, securities, arbitration, constitutional and administrative law. Mohamad Ariff, 69, from Sungai Petani, Kedah, graduated with a Bachelor of Law from University 33