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September 5, 2018 7:18 AM MATTA unveils prepaid travel card

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) today announced a new product from its partnership with homegrown FinTech company ManagePay Systems Berhad (MPay) - an innovative travel card and loyalty solution. The "Jelajahi Negaraku Malaysia" card offers loyal MATTA customers perks such as attractive cashback deals and special 70

September 4, 2018 5:05 AM AirAsia named Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline for 6th year

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia has been named Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline for the sixth consecutive year at the 2018 World Travel Award Asia and Australasia, held in Hong Kong. In a statement today, the airline said it was voted the best in the category by travel and tourism professionals worldwide for its commitment to excellence in service, ahead of Air India 22

September 3, 2018 5:44 AM Malaysia needs to double healthcare traveller numbers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to double its healthcare travellers to 2 million by 2020 to achieve the RM2.8 billion target in medical travel earnings, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah. He said SST will not be imposed on medical bills and this will help Malaysia to be competitive in offering medical travel. Amiruddin was speaking to reporters 7

September 1, 2018 6:15 AM AirAsia rewards BIG members with 5 million promotional seats

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd is offering five million promotional seats to AirAsia Big members, enabling them to fly to more than 130 destinations within AirAsia and AirAsia X's network. The low-cost carrier, in a statement today, said its members would be able to enjoy more perks, including instant discounts, when they book flights directly on airasia 10

August 31, 2018 11:30 AM 2 hurt in Amsterdam station stabbing, attacker shot: Police

THE HAGUE: Two people were hurt during a stabbing incident at Amsterdam's busy Central Station on Friday morning before the alleged attacker was shot and wounded, Dutch police said. "A suspect has been shot after a stabbing incident at Amsterdam Central Station," Dutch police said on Twitter, indicating that the station had been evacuated and closed 14

August 28, 2018 6:42 AM Toll-free travel on MEX Highway on National Day

KUALA LUMPUR: The Maju Expressway (MEX) will be toll-free for all classes of motor vehicles on Friday, Aug 31, in conjunction with National Day 2018, according to the concessionaire Maju Expressway Sdn Bhd (MESB). MESB said in a statement today that the toll-free travel can be enjoyed from 12am to 11.59pm on that date. This toll-free travel was expected 8

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 13

August 24, 2018 8:01 AM Singapore checks illegal private hire car services

SINGAPORE: All private car owners, including Malaysians, are prohibited by law from providing taxi or chauffeured private hire car services in the republic. They need to have a Public Service Vehicle Licence to provide such services. Without the licence, they may be fined up to S$3,000 (about RM8,850) and jailed up to six months if convicted. It was reported 8

August 23, 2018 10:47 AM Call for clean-up of Langkawi after storm

LANGKAWI: Tourism Langkawi has called for a clean-up of the island after it was hit by a storm that uprooted trees and sunk roads. The overnight storm led to flash floods in Tanjung Rhu, Teluk Yu and Kuala Teriang. About 50 attap houses had their roofs damaged. Tourism Langkawi pro-tem committee chairman Ahmad Pishol Isahak said Langkawi would host the annual 13

August 21, 2018 10:56 AM Parlo accepts shares for shortfall in profit

PETALING JAYA: Parlo Bhd said the shortfall of RM1.26 million guaranteed profit of its wholly-owned unit Parlo Tours Sdn Bhd in the financial year ended Dec 31, 2017 has been fully settled. It told the stock exchange that the shortfall is deemed to be fully settled with the release of 11.5 million profit guarantee settlement shares to the stakeholder 11