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July 17, 2018 3:32 PM Awer calls for audits of all power projects awarded from 2011 onwards

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer), which had consistently called on the Barisan Nasional government to abandon direct negotiations for power plant projects, has asked the Pakatan Harapan government to audit all approval processes and awards of power plant in KeTTHA, the Energy Commission and the Sustainable Energy 4

July 12, 2018 2:45 AM Handal's share price rise 2.27% after announcing JV with Petronas

PETALING JAYA: Handal Resources Bhd’s share price rose 2.27% this morning on news of its joint venture with Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) for the development of subsea technology solution. At 10.27am, its share price was 2.27% or 1 sen higher at 45 sen with 444,000 shares traded. Yesterday, the group said its 51%-owned subsidiary Handal Simflexi 10

July 11, 2018 6:28 AM Handal Resources unit to develop subsea technology solution with Petronas

PETALING JAYA: Handal Resources Bhd's unit is partnering with Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) for a joint development of subsea technology solution. The group told Bursa Malaysia that its 51%-owned subsidiary Handal Simflexi Sdn Bhd had received the letter of award from Petronas' research and development arm Petronas Research Sdn Bhd for the initial 6

July 9, 2018 1:13 PM Bursa records 10th consecutive week of foreign attrition

PETALING JAYA: Foreign funds continued its selling streak last week at a net US$704.3 million (RM2.85 billion) compared with the US$705.4 million net seen the week before. “Foreign investors continued to pare their holdings in stocks listed on Bursa for the 10th consecutive week. This is the longest weekly selling streak recorded since the 20-week selling 5

July 9, 2018 6:58 AM Being LGBT is not a crime, say lawyers and activists

PETALING JAYA: Legal experts and activists have defended the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, saying being one of them is not a crime. The Malaysian Islamic Strategic Research Institute (Iksim) CEO Mahamad Naser Disa (pix) had said being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is a crime itself. National Human Rights Society (Hakam) 5

July 8, 2018 3:42 AM West African states in joint fight against root crop 'Ebola'

ABIDJAN: Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop "Ebola" — a viral disease that could wreck the region's staple food and condemn millions to hunger. Their enemy: cassava brown streak disease (CBSD), a virus that strikes cassava, also called manioc, which in some of the region's 8

July 7, 2018 2:08 AM Ah Ling, Carlos to return to S'wak

BAGAN SERAI: Two orangutans, Ah Ling and Carlos, loaned to the Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation (YPOUBM) here since 18 years ago, will soon return to the Sarawak Forestry Corporation. Ah Ling and Carlos had been loaned to the YPOUBM as a step towards protecting the endangered species. An event, which was witnessed by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir 11

July 7, 2018 1:44 AM 20 senior Police officers on transfer effective Aug 6

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman Integrity and Standard Compliance Department director Police Commissioner (CP) Datuk Asri Yusoff and Bukit Aman Inspector General of Police Secretariat head (Research and Development) CP Datuk Zamri Yahya are among 20 senior officers of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) involved in transfers. IGP Secretariat PDRM Corporate Communications 12

July 5, 2018 4:40 PM Moscow wanted to sow confusion with fresh attack, says Novichok chemist

NEW YORK: A Russian chemist living in the United States who first revealed the existence of Novichok believes Moscow orchestrated the poisoning of a British couple to sow confusion about the origin of an earlier attack. Britain says the couple were exposed to the same nerve agent used on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter last March in the English market 12

July 4, 2018 3:12 AM England World Cup penalty hero Pickford says he did the homework

MOSCOW: Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford said he had done his research on Colombia and that his "power and agility" helped save Carlos Bacca's penalty in a nail-biting shootout victory that saw England reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Everton player was criticised after conceding Adnan Januzaj's winner in a group-stage 1-0 loss to Belgium 9