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August 15, 2018 2:51 PM Mudajaya: RM119m job to build office tower terminated

Mudajaya Corp received the notice on the termination, which took effect on Monday, from KLIA Consortium on Tuesday. KLIA Associates Sdn Bhd and KLIA Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd, which formed KLIA Consortium, were appointed by Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) as the project delivery partner (PDP), and Mudajaya Corp was appointed by KLIA Consortium as the work package 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 3:39 PM AirAsia sells remaining 25% share of joint venture with Expedia for US$60m

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd has divested its remaining 25% stake in its joint venture (JV) company AAE Travel Pte Ltd for US$60 million (RM240 million) to the 75% stakeholder, Expedia Inc's Expedia Southeast Asia Pte Ltd, in a bid to monetise its investment and utilise the proceeds as working capital. The group announced in a bourse filing yesterday 8

August 14, 2018 3:09 PM Swan Lake by Ballet West UK coming to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A professional ballet cast is bringing Tchaikovsky's iconic "Swan Lake" to life in a series of full-length performances in Malaysia starting Aug 24. Six shows are set to be staged by dancers from Ballet West UK from Aug 24 to 26, and from Aug 31 to Sept 2 at the Genting International Showroom, Resorts World Genting. In a statement, event 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 13, 2018 6:19 AM Police to use English on PM’s directive (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts are being made for the police to improve their command of English after a directive by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to use the language in their work. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the police had already been using English for their daily briefings and operations but Mahathir has once again 7

August 12, 2018 3:18 PM Crowd-funded headstone marks lost grave of poet William Blake

LONDON: The lost resting place of British poet and artist William Blake was finally marked Sunday with a gravestone, almost 200 years after he died. Despite his influence today, Blake died in obscurity in 1827 and was buried in an unmarked common grave in Bunhill Fields, a London cemetery. Only a plain memorial stone recorded that he was buried nearby 8

August 12, 2018 9:47 AM 80% of childminders at nurseries don't have minimum qualifications

PUTRAJAYA: About 80% or 13,700 childminders for those aged (0) to four in nurseries registered with the Department of Social Welfare (SWD) still do not meet the minimum qualification of the Permata Early Childhood Care and Education (KAP) course as of June 2018. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the lack of qualified caregivers 8

August 10, 2018 8:48 AM Mujahid to meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub over portrait incident

PETALING JAYA: Minister of Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Office Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa will meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub whose portrait was removed from a photography exhibition at the George Town Festival. The meeting is slated to take place at 6pm today at the lobby of Block A of the Putrajaya Islamic Complex. According to a media invite 8

August 10, 2018 8:24 AM Penang bridge slow lane closed in stages until August 30

GEORGE TOWN: The slow lane at several locations along the Penang Bridge will be closed in stages until Aug 30 to enable routine inspection and maintenance work. The highway concessionaire PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) announced in a statement today that the routine inspection and maintenance work under the Penang Bridge will be conducted between 11 am and 3 pm daily 8