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August 26, 2018 12:34 AM Don't get carried away by posts: Wan Azizah

ALOR STAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) has reminded all Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders who helm the current government to discharge their duties with full integrity and not to get carried away with the posts they held. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also PH president, said they should always remind themselves that the coalition 12

August 25, 2018 4:13 AM Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests for "justice" Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh. About 700,000 of the Muslim minority poured across the border after attacks by the Myanmar military and Buddhist groups that the United Nations has likened 8

August 24, 2018 8:49 AM Najib calls for RCI on unrefunded GST, overpaid taxes

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today urged the government to immediately set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the issue of unrefunded Goods and Services Tax (GST) and overpaid income tax and property gains tax. He said this was necessary because RM35 billion of public funds was involved. "This is to find out the truth 14

August 15, 2018 2:51 PM Public Bank posts 4.8% jump in Q2 net profit, declares 32 sen dividend

PETALING JAYA: Public Bank Bhd's net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 rose 4.8% to RM1.40 billion from RM1.33 billion a year ago due mainly to higher net interest income, higher income from Islamic banking business, lower loan impairment allowance and higher net fee and commission income. Revenue jumped 5.2% to RM5.44 billion compared 16

August 7, 2018 10:00 AM MSN Board to be reactivated: Syed Saddiq

KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) has decided to re-activate the National Sports Council (MSN) Board at the central level as a measure to ensure centralisation of power does not occur. Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said that, with the move, all youth and sports development processes in each state could be done in tandem 50

August 1, 2018 2:48 PM Wan Zulkiflee stays put at Petronas, Ahmad Nizam appointed chairman

PETALING JAYA: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) president and group CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has been spared the culling which left few survivors in government-linked companies, after weeks of speculation that he was to be replaced. In a brief statement released by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) today, Putrajaya confirmed that Wan Zulkiflee 11

July 27, 2018 11:31 AM Maybank Indonesia posts lower earnings in first half of 2018

PETALING JAYA: Malayan Banking Bhd's (Maybank) Indonesian unit PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk's net profit fell 6.6% to Rp932.7 billion (RM264 million) for the first six months ended June 30, 2018 compared with Rp998.5 billion in the previous corresponding period, due primarily to lower fee-based income and a slight compression in net interest margin 15

July 25, 2018 12:31 PM Khairy: I turned down Umno posts to be the independent voice

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin has acknowledged turning down offers by Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to take up top positions in the party, saying he wanted to be the independent voice within Umno. The former Umno Youth chief said while he remained a party member, he did not want to be tied to the party's decisions for the time being 13

July 24, 2018 7:45 AM Seoul considers reducing troops along N. Korea border zone

SEOUL: South Korea is considering withdrawing some troops from its border zone with North Korea as a confidence-building measure after their landmark summit, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said it would withdraw some soldiers and equipment at guard posts inside the Demilitarised Zone on a trial basis, and consider a gradual expansion 15

July 23, 2018 11:44 AM Verify your facts before judging

LATELY, there has been a flurry of news reports in the media regarding my status and continued presence here in Malaysia. Some sections of the media have attacked me for my supposed "incitement to terror", and it would be naive not to assume that this was done with a broader objective of demonising Islam and Muslims. Unable to find any evidence against 14