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July 10, 2018 2:41 PM Pay cut for new Mavcom head

PUTRAJAYA: The new Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) chairman will take a pay cut, Transport Minister Anthony Loke said today. "Whoever takes over must agree to a pay cut. As for the quantum, I will announce that later," Loke said. He confirmed that several names have been submitted to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to replace Mavcom executive 25

July 10, 2018 1:57 PM Sri Lanka arrests alleged cop killer monk

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police Tuesday arrested a Buddhist monk who allegedly strangled a police officer investigating a paedophilia charge against him at a remote temple in the island's south. The 53-year-old unarmed police officer was killed by the 37-year-old monk who resisted arrest at Ratnapura, 100km south-east of Colombo, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera 21

July 10, 2018 11:26 AM Pos Malaysia releases Tun M themed stamps

KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia today released a special set of limited edition stamps in conjunction with the 93rd birthday of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Its group chief executive officer, Al-Ishsal Ishak, said each of the "Setem Ku" sheet featured stamps of different designs with a face value of 60 sen each. Each folder would contain three 16

July 8, 2018 11:27 AM Respect extradition treaty with India

THE credibility of the Pakatan government is in the balance especially since Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad decided that controversial preacher Zakir Naik can live in Malaysia. "So long as he behaves himself" seems to be the qualifying statement for a wanted man to continue staying in Malaysia. Zakir Naik, who is being sought by the Indian police 13

July 7, 2018 1:41 PM Malaysia’s real shame – Malaysia Today

DAP keeps saying that Malaysia is the most shameful country in the world because it has a kleptocrat Prime Minister. Najib Razak was charged only this week and the trial will not be held until next year and yet DAP has already convicted Najib. In that case should not Lim Guan Eng also be ‘convicted’ since he is also facing trial? Actually, the real shame 40

July 7, 2018 6:46 AM Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

LONDON: Here are the key points of the British government's proposal agreed Friday for the future relationship with the European Union after Brexit, centred on a new "free trade area for goods". The plan says it would avoid checks on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and protect manufacturing supply lines, while also fulfilling domestic 56

July 7, 2018 5:16 AM Objectives must be correct when writing news: MPWS

KOTA KINABALU: Journalists are encouraged to always place the right objectives when performing the task of disseminating information to the people through news writing. The Sabah Women's Advisory Council (MPWS) chairman Datuk Dr Tarsiah Taman said such an attitude was important as journalists played an important role and had a responsibility to develop 32

July 6, 2018 6:47 AM Return to 'core purpose', PM tells Khazanah

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd, the country's sovereign wealth fund, should go back to one of its core purposes of helping the Bumiputras, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. He said the fund was initially formed to buy shares allocated to the Bumiputras, who would normally buy shares and sell them to others immediately. "So to stop them from doing 33

July 5, 2018 12:17 AM Costa Rica part company with coach Ramirez

SAN JOSÉ: Costa Rica's football federation has parted ways with coach Oscar Ramirez after a disappointing World Cup showing by the Central American nation. "Oscar Ramirez will not continue as coach, his contract has expired," the federation's president Rodolfo Villalobos told a press conference. Costa Rica went out of the competition in the group stage 86

July 1, 2018 1:50 PM Tabung Harapan gets RM100,000 boost from nasi kandar restaurant chain

BUTTERWORTH: Pelita Samudra Pertama (M) Sdn Bhd (Pelita) , which owns the Pelita Nasi Kandar restaurant chain, has donated RM100,000 to Tabung Harapan Malaysia as part of its social responsibility to the country. Pelita executive chairman Datuk Shamsuri Ahmad said the donation from the nasi kandar restaurant chain was a sign of solidarity towards the nation 19