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August 16, 2018 2:28 PM Dewan Rakyat adjourns after 20-day sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned today after sitting for 20 days from July 16. Before adjourning the meeting, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said it could be described as historical because the transition of power took place smoothly. "This proves the maturity of the members of Parliament in managing the diversity that exists 4

August 16, 2018 1:01 PM Early bird offer for Daihatsu Gran Max AT

DAIHATSU Malaysia will be launching its latest commercial vehicle – the new Gran Max panel van with automatic transmission and 1.5-litre DOHC DVVT engine (Gran Max AT), soon in Malaysia. In comparison with the previous Gran Max with its standard fittings and manual transmission that was introduced eight years ago, the new Gran Max AT van (pix) is designed 3

August 15, 2018 9:27 AM Modi says 'sleeping elephant' India has woken up

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed India's growing role in the world economy, calling it a "sleeping elephant" that has woken up, in a keynote national speech before a looming election campaign. The Hindu nationalist leader spoke for more than 80 minutes from the ramparts of New Delhi's 17th century Red Fort in the final Independence 4

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 5

August 14, 2018 1:07 PM Malakoff, Touch Meccanica extend MoU on green energy

PETALING JAYA: Malakoff Corp Bhd, which has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Touch Meccanica Sdn Bhd to co-develop two energy projects, said the parties have mutually agreed to extend the MoU period for six months, from July 7, 2018 to Jan 7, 2019. Earlier this year, the power producer said the projects, namely large scale solar photovoltaic 5

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 3

August 13, 2018 10:19 AM Najib files appeal against gag order refusal

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today filed an appeal against a High Court refusal to issue an order restraining the media and public from publishing statements on the merits of his case pending its disposal. Najib's lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, when contacted, said a notice of appeal was filed 13

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 7

August 9, 2018 8:24 AM Judicial staff forced to attend Lokman’s talk, says Surendran

KUALA LUMPUR: Judicial officers and court registrars were forced to attend a talk by Barisan Nasional's Datuk Lokman Noor Adam when the coalition was in power, Lawyers for Liberty said. Its advisor N. Surendran said the order came from Chief Registrar of the Federal Court Datuk Latifah Mohd and attendance was compulsory. "The Chief Registrar of the Federal 5

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 9