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June 8, 2018 3:39 AM Australia gives the nod for Sirul to be extradited

PETALING JAYA: Sirul Azhar Umar will be extradited back to Malaysia within a month following a request by Putrajaya, according to British daily The Guardian. According to the daily's sources, Australian authorities have approved the request from Malaysia to extradite the former police officer who was convicted for the murder of Mongolian national Altantuya 18

May 21, 2018 8:59 AM Almost 200 Games athletes, officials seek Australia asylum

SYDNEY: Nearly 200 people who travelled to the Gold Coast for last month's Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum in Australia, an official said Monday. Several participants from Africa vanished during the international event held on the east coast from April 4-15. A handful of African athletes resurfaced and sought legal advice on how to apply for asylum 8

April 23, 2018 9:16 AM Caltex customer Waved and Wins Mercedes-Benz

CHEVRON Malaysia Limited, which markets the Caltex brand, recently concluded its “Caltex Wave & Win with Visa payWave” promotion which was organised in partnership with Visa. Penang resident Gary Yeap Zak Wang made the winning Visa payWave transaction and was awarded with a new Mercedes-Benz C 200 AMG for utilising the convenient contactless payment 46

April 17, 2018 11:18 AM Malaysians in Singapore warned against fake immigration website

SINGAPORE, April 17 — Malaysians in Singapore should be cautious on the existence of a fake Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website luring visitors to disclose personal information. According to the relevant Singapore authority, the fake website carries a URL of “It has come to our attention 14

April 12, 2018 12:00 PM At wits’ end, Syrian stranded at KLIA tries to make friends (VIDEO)

Hassan al-Kontar is seen in this screenshot taken from his video. — Picture via YouTube/Hassan KontarSEPANG, April 12 — Hassan al-Kontar, 36, has been unable to leave the transit area of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 since he was last deported to Malaysia in March. Now desperate with no end in sight, the Syrian national has taken to making 14

March 29, 2018 7:13 AM Bank Islam aims to issue 50,000 Visa-BAM debit cards by end 2018

BAM president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria (centre) is pictured during the launch of Bank Islam’s BAM debit card at the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur March 29, 2018. — Picture by Mukhriz Hazim KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd targets to issue 50,000 new Visa Debit Card-i (Islamic) by year-end under its latest co-branding effort with the Badminton 13

March 21, 2018 6:12 AM BNM: Retailers not permitted to impose surcharges for payments using debit, credit cards

BNM said one of the reasons retailers imposed a surcharge was to recover the cost incurred by them when accepting card payments whereby they were typically charged a transaction fee. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Retailers are not permitted to impose surcharges for payments using debit cards and a similar prohibition is applied for credit card payments 15

March 13, 2018 5:44 AM Visa predicts 35pc rise in contactless payments

Nadia Heng Min Dern shows a mobile app during the launch of the Pick-A-Trip app in Kuala Lumpur March 13, 2018,.― Picture by Razak GhazaliKUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Paywave payments in the country will increase by up to 35 per cent, Visa Malaysia predicted. Visa Malaysia country manager Ng Kong Boon also said penetration will double from 25 per cent to 50 per cent. “We started 15

March 6, 2018 6:57 AM Immigration Dept cripples largest passport forgery syndicate

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has smashed what it believes to be one of the biggest passport forgery syndicates with the arrest of 26 people, including a 50-year-old Bangladesh national believed to be the mastermind behind the scheme. Immigration Department Director-General Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the raid by the department's enforcement 17

February 27, 2018 2:13 AM All-in-one wallet card to spell end of individual credit cards? (VIDEO)

BARCELONA, Feb 27 — Fed up with fishing around your overstuffed wallet? Dynamics says its Wallet Card, displayed at Mobile World Congress, could help....allowing shoppers to pay via multiple accounts. “The Wallet Card is the first connected payment card. There’s a number of really cool innovative technical features with this card. First of all there’s 37