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January 18, 2018 5:14 AM MOF Inc appoints Masnizam Hisham as new President/Group CEO of Prasarana

Masnizam Hisham is appointed as the new President/Group CEO of Prasarana Malaysia Bhd. ― Bernama picPUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― The Minister of Finance Incorporated (MoF Inc) has announced the appointment of Masnizam Hisham as the new President/Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasarana Malaysia Bhd (Prasarana). The Finance Ministry in a statement today 6

December 20, 2017 12:38 AM Taisei shares fall 4pc after report on maglev project bid

Women walk past logos of (from left) Obayashi Corp, Taisei Corp and Shimizu Corp outside a construction site in Tokyo, Japan, December 18, 2017. — Reuters picTOKYO, Dec 20 — Shares of Taisei Corp fell more than 4 per cent this morning after a media report that the Japanese construction firm had asked rival Obayashi Corp to refrain from bidding on a project 9

December 14, 2017 9:58 AM Greece strikes against budget cuts, labour reforms

ATHENS: A general strike in Greece on Thursday has paralysed the civil service, trains and ships and will also disrupt some domestic flights as well as the operation of public hospitals and schools. Greek unions called the 24-hour labour action against new budget cuts and plans to revamp labour mobilisation rules. Separate protests will be held in Athens 8

December 11, 2017 1:10 PM Explosion near Times Square in New York; one person in custody

NEW YORK: The New York Police Department (NYPD) responded to reports of an explosion of "unknown origin" on Monday (Dec 11) morning in midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, according to the police department's official Twitter feed. The New York fire department said it was responding to an incident at the Port Authority bus terminal in midtown 9

December 8, 2017 10:40 AM Athletics: Soh Rui Yong gives S$500 from Singapore Marathon prize money to Kenyan pacer

SINGAPORE: National marathoner Soh Rui Yong gave S$500 from his S$10,000 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon prize money to Kenyan runner Elisha Sawe who ran part of the race with him. Soh clinched the prize for being the top local finisher during last Sunday's (Dec 3) race. In a Facebook post on Friday (Dec 8), the 26-year-old explained that Sawe was an elite 7

December 8, 2017 7:12 AM Info on HSR on display for public at six locations in Negri Sembilan

SEREMBAN, Dec 8 — Members of the public can get information on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) at six locations from Nov 1 to January 31. They are are the Nilai Municipal Council, Terminal One Mall, AEON Mall Seremban 2, Port Dickson Municipal Council, TF Value Mart — Port Dickson, and Giant Superstore Nilai. MyHSR Corp project delivery 6

December 2, 2017 3:19 PM Iran signs €720m rail deal with South Korea firm

The logo of Hyundai Motor is seen during the 2017 Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea, March 31, 2017. ― Reuters picTEHRAN, Dec 2 ― South Korea’s Hyundai Rotem signed a €720-million (RM3.5 billion) deal with Iran today to manufacture 450 railbuses for suburban trains, Iranian state media reported. The deal was signed in Tehran between Hyundai Rotem 15

November 29, 2017 2:50 PM Man who sprinkled white flour at Woodleigh MRT station gets maximum fine

SINGAPORE: The man who sprinkled white flour around Woodleigh MRT station and caused it to be shut down for several hours in April in a security scare, was fined the maximum penalty of S$1,000 for public nuisance on Wednesday (Nov 29). The court heard that Tay Yong Kwang, 69, was a member of the Seletar Hash House Harriers running club, and had been helping 8

November 25, 2017 8:45 PM Five migrants wounded as shots fired in Calais brawl

LILLE, France: Five migrants were wounded on Saturday when shots were fired during a brawl in the northern French port of Calais, the local prefect's office said. Gunshots were exchanged between groups of Afghans in the late afternoon, it said. A police source said the incident occurred during what was probably a dispute between migrant smugglers. The shots 6

November 15, 2017 5:20 AM MRT collision at Joo Koon station: A timeline of events

SINGAPORE: An SMRT train collided with a stationary train at Joo Koon MRT station on Wednesday (Nov 15) during the morning rush hour. A total of 25 people - 23 passengers and two SMRT staff - have been taken to hospital. The incident led to a delay along the East-West Line - one of two faults which hit Singapore's train system on Wednesday morning 9