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August 15, 2018 2:55 AM Wage theft should be punished instead of illegal worker, says Charles Santiago

PETALING JAYA: Employers who don't pay undocumented migrant workers should be penalised instead of their staff, Klang MP Charles Santiago (pix) said today. He was referring to a Labour Court decision not to award an undocumented Indonesian migrant worker, named Mona, her claim of RM30,000 in unpaid wages. Santiago did not state when it happened 47

August 14, 2018 2:30 PM Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

KATHMANDU: An Indian tourist died in Nepal Tuesday after he walked into the tail rotor of a helicopter at a remote helipad near the border with China, officials confirmed. The 42-year-old man was disembarking from the chopper at Hilsa — the staging point for popular pilgrimage sites in neighbouring Tibet — when the accident happened. "He was hit on his head by the tail rotor 45

August 14, 2018 8:14 AM Minimum wage increases to be implemented gradually: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the RM1,500 minimum wage will be carried out gradually to allow a recovery in the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He added that if Malaysia starts spending money which it does not have, it would not be good for the country in the long run. "If we push for higher minimum wages, cost of production 40

August 11, 2018 8:23 AM Do not fly faded or tattered Jalur Gemilang: Baru Bian

SIBU: Malaysians should not fly faded or tattered Jalur Gemilang as such an act is a disgrace to the country's sovereignty and image, says Works Ministry Baru Bian. He said this was more so now as Aug and Sept had been declared as the Merdeka Month and National Month respectively. Baru said the act of flying any tattered Jalur Gemilang especially during 35

August 11, 2018 2:25 AM Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM Aug 18: Party

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan will be sworn in as prime minister next week, his party said Friday, announcing it has the numbers to form a coalition government in the nuclear-armed nation. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party said the entire squad that Khan captained to victory in the 1992 World Cup were invited to the ceremony 50

August 10, 2018 12:46 AM La Salle Sentul to hold 'Class of 76 Reunion' bash

PETALING JAYA: The illustrious La Salle Sentul will be holding its 'Class of 76 Reunion' bash this Saturday (Aug 11). The missionary school was set up of by the parish priest of St Joseph following the end of World War 2 in 1945. However, it wasn't until six years later that the institution expanded into a full-fledged school following its construction 30

August 8, 2018 11:21 AM Economic performance post-GE14 can't be assessed yet, Dewan Rakyat told

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economic performance after the 14th General Election (GE14) cannot be fully assessed based on the current economic data, according to Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin. He said the available economic data only covers up to the first quarter of 2018, with the short-term economic indicators covering only up to May. He was replying 36

August 6, 2018 3:00 AM Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic attack on Hiroshima

TOKYO: A bell tolled Monday in Hiroshima as Japan marked 73 years since the world's first atomic bombing, with the city's mayor warning that rising nationalism worldwide threatened peace. The skies over Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park were clear, just as they were on Aug 6, 1945, when an American B-29 bomber dropped its deadly payload on the port city dotted 85

August 3, 2018 7:30 AM EPF CEO Shahril appointed Khazanah MD

PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd today announced that Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan has been appointed as its managing director. In a statement released by the sovereign wealth fund today, it said Shahril will assume the post on Aug 20. Shahril, 48, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), having been appointed 39

August 3, 2018 12:57 AM German tourist shot in head in apparent Canada road rage

OTTAWA: A German tourist was shot in the head Thursday while driving in the foothills of Canada's Rocky Mountains in what police say may have been a case of road rage. The 60-year-old man was travelling along a highway near the Stoney Nakoda First Nation about 60km west of Calgary en route to Banff National Park just before noon local time when he was shot, Royal 29