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April 24, 2018 4:22 AM Malaysian foundation receives US$136,000 in recognition of refugee support

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian foundation – The Dignity for Children Foundation - has been gifted the second edition of Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) worth US$ 136,000 (RM 520,800) for their efforts in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The foundation provides educational services to approximately 6

April 24, 2018 3:00 AM Hitting the global Viral 50 charts

THE DJ duo of Ethan Curzon and Yeoh Wai Hong (pix, from left), collectively known as BATE, are making inroads in the global Viral 50 charts with their debut single, One I Love. The single, which officially dropped on March 9, is the only Malaysian track to appear on music streaming giant Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart, where it reached the No.21 spot. It also peaked 7

April 23, 2018 3:41 AM DAP’s cutthroat strategy will hurt the Chinese, says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: The cutthroat strategy of DAP to take on MCA and Gerakan leaders will only be detrimental to the Chinese community, said caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said the opposition's strategy is based on the hypothesis that there would be a Malaysian tsunami. "There will be no Malaysian tsunami but if DAP's strategy works 4

April 22, 2018 10:08 AM Malaysian student's remains to arrive from Bali this evening

JAKARTA: The body of a Malaysian student who died in a road accident in Bali on Friday evening will be repatriated this evening. The remains of V. Tharshine, 24, who was killed after her motorcycle crashed into a stalled lorry will be flown via MASkargo at 4.25pm and is expected to arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 7.25pm. According to a Malaysian Embassy spokesman 5

April 21, 2018 1:33 PM Five cops remanded for allegedly accepting bribe

IPOH: The magistrate's court here today ordered a police station chief with the rank of ASP and four of his men to be remanded for five days for allegedly accepting a bribe of RM3,000 relating to a drug case. The remand order was issued by Magistrate Kasyfurahman Abang Ahmad following the application from Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer 7

April 21, 2018 10:18 AM Mohd Rashid hopes to defend Pantai Jerejak

GEORGE TOWN: Caretaker Deputy Chief Minister 1 Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon hopes to defend his Pantai Jerejak state seat for another term. When contacted, Mohd Rashid said PKR would present the nomination letters to candidates by next week. "Just wait for party leaders to announce," he quipped, when asked if he would be picked to contest a Parliament seat instead 7

April 20, 2018 12:25 PM Fernandes: Robust economy spurred AirAsia to hit record numbers

File picture of AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes delivering a speech at the launch of the company’s new headquarters in Sepang March 1, 2018. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 ― Malaysia’s robust economy has helped low-cost carrier AirAsia hit record numbers, its Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said. “Economy 8

April 20, 2018 6:03 AM Pacquiao targets more bouts after KL showdown

Pacquiao (left), who returns to action for the first time since losing on points to Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane last July, said he expected the July 15 bout at the Axiata Arena to be 'a real boxing fight'. ― Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 ― Manny Pacquiao believes he has “a couple more fights” left in him before he retires, starting 8

April 20, 2018 4:10 AM Destini's share price rise 3.37% after clinching Defence Ministry deal

PETALING JAYA: Destini Bhd’s share price rose 3.37% this morning after it was awarded a RM138 million contract by the Defence Ministry. At 11.36am, its share price was 3.37% or 1.5 sen higher at 46 sen with 3 million shares traded. The stock closed unchanged yesterday at 44.5 sen with a total of 1.3 million shares traded. Under the contract, Destini 7

April 20, 2018 4:09 AM MACC extends remand against trio over fake certificates

PUTRAJAYA, April 20 ― The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has obtained a two-day extension to Sunday of the remand of three men, including an Indian national, in connection with the issuance of fake certificates of several private institutions of higher learning. Magistrate Khir Nizam Jemari allowed the extension following an application by the MACC. The three 7