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September 2, 2018 10:26 AM Modified cash accounting system also shows RM16b missing: Lim

PUTRAJAYA: A total of RM16 billion of unreturned taxes has remained missing from the Fund for Tax Refund Trust Fund (TBBC) regardless of whether the government uses the modified cash basis or the accrual accounting system, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Responding to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's Facebook post, he said according 60

August 31, 2018 2:59 AM French unions call Oct 9 strike against 'ideological' Macron policies

PARIS: Unions in France on Thursday called for a strike for Oct 9 in protest at the "ideological policies" of French President Emmanuel Macron's government. The CGT and FO unions, as well as two national student unions, denounced "ideological policies targeting the destruction of our social model, favouring notably the explosion of inequality and the breaking 16

August 28, 2018 3:52 PM Largest outdoor FlyCycle class in M’sia by BMW and FlyProject

BMW Malaysia and FlyProject recently organised the country’s largest outdoor FlyCycle class at The Square, Publika, as part of the carmaker’s commitment to create awareness on its “Visionary Mobility and Electro Mobility” initiative. BMW Malaysia managing director and CEO Harald Hoelzl said, “Being the pioneers of ‘Electro Mobility’ in the country and having 26

August 28, 2018 8:11 AM May kicks off first Africa tour as British PM

CAPE TOWN: British Prime Minister Theresa May touched down in Cape Town Tuesday as she kicked off a tour of the African continent where she hopes to lay the foundations for post-Brexit trade deals. May is facing pressure at home from so-called Remainers sceptical of her ability to forge trade deals once Britain severs ties with Brussels, as well as from Brexiteers 11

August 27, 2018 10:36 AM EU's security must no longer depend on US: Macron

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might. "Europe can no longer rely on the United States for its security. It is up to us to guarantee European security," he said in a speech to relaunch his diplomatic 12

August 25, 2018 6:56 AM Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: Awards will only be given to those who serve the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the conferring of honours should not be taken lightly as had been done by the previous Barisan Nasional government. "When Najib was in power, everyone got rewarded 18

August 23, 2018 12:19 PM Pewter medallion to commemorate PH's historic win

PETALING JAYA: To commemorate the new Pakatan Harapan government, Royal Selangor has released a special medallion to commemorate this achievement. The "New Malaysia Limited Edition" pewter medallion titled "Sayangi Malaysiaku" was launched at its headquarters in Wangsa Maju in Kuala Lumpur today. Measuring 2.5 inches, the medallion marks May 9 as the date of the birth 16

August 23, 2018 2:44 AM Kit Siang throws 1MDB dare at ex-ministers

PETALING JAYA: Previous Cabinet ministers have been challenged to state that they were not responsible in the cover-up of the 1 Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) scandal. DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix) today threw them the dare after MCA replied to his comment that it is not qualified to play the check-and-balance role with Pakatan Harapan (PH) holding 59

August 22, 2018 11:12 AM Man arrested over Facebook post depicting Nepal PM as monkey

KATHMANDU: A man in Nepal was arrested for sharing a doctored image on Facebook showing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's head superimposed on a monkey's body, police said Wednesday. Homnath Sigdel, 44, was taken into custody on Tuesday for "sharing indecent photos that targeted the prime minister", senior police officer Narendra Prasad Uprety told AFP. The offending 25

August 22, 2018 5:52 AM Kit Siang challenges MCA to reform before talking about being PH's check and balance

BANGI: DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has called for MCA to reform its own party before they can be considered to be a credible check and balance for the Pakatan Harapan government. He said that MCA should focus on the abuse of power that has been going on for 60 years rather than focusing on becoming a check and balance. "At present, what is important is to change 14