Category Archives: Business

MALAYSIAN SUPERBIKER KILLED IN ACCIDENT IN SOUTHERN THAILAND

PHATTALUNG, Thailand � A Malaysian superbike rider was killed while his wife was seriously injured in an accident along the Petchakasem Highway between Hatyai and Phattalung in southern Thailand yesterday. In the 4pm incident (local time), Muhammad Ari...

SINGAPORE MINISTRY TO STUDY PROPOSAL TO MAKE LINKEDUA’S TOLL RATES MORE ATTRACTIVE

SINGAPORE-- The Ministry of Transport (MOT) will look into the proposal to review and introduce a more attractive toll rates at the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link (Linkedua) Expressway, especially during off-peak hours, in a bid to encourage more motor...

ACCA APPOINTS NEW MALAYSIA COUNTRY HEAD

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia � The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Edward Ling as the Malaysia Country Head with immediate effect. He will focus on strengthening and developing the association's relations with the Malaysia...

JAPAN HSR EQUITY OFFER TO MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE COMPANIES

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Japanese companies will offer a substantial equity participation to local partners, besides establishing cooperation in a variety of areas, in the event of a successful bid for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) ...

Sarawak Set To Be Pineapple Export Hub

SERIKIN: Sarawak farmers will no longer be facing problem to plant premium export quality MD2 pineapple soon as the government has resolved the seedling shortage issue.Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas told the media here yesterday t...

MALAYSIA: WEAK EARTHQUAKE STRIKES RANAU IN SABAH STATE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A weak earthquake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, occurred in Ranau, Sabah state, at 8.13 pm yesterday, according to the Meteorological Department. In a statement, it said the location of the earthquake was 11km

INDONESIA ASSURES RELEASE OF SIX MALAYSIAN FISHERMEN

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia has given assurance on the release of six Malaysian fishermen arrested for encroaching on the republic's waters. The assurance was given by Indonesian Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti during the me...

INDONESIA OPPOSES MALAYSIA’S DIRECT HIRING SCHEME OF WORKERS

JAKARTA-- Indonesia has opposed Malaysias direct hiring scheme for migrant workers in the informal sector and banned recruiting agents from sending workers to the neighboring country under the scheme.Secretary General of the Manpower Ministry, Hery Sud...

Drop In Kuching Crime Index

KUCHING: The crime index in Kuching recorded a drop to 1,554 cases last year from 1,610 cases in the previous year.At the same time the level of urban security was seen to have gained public confidence when a study conducted

MALAYSIA A BIG WINNER FROM GLOBAL REBOUND, SAYS ANALYST

SINGAPORE, -- Malaysia's 2018 growth prospects look promising, while its stability indicators look sound, says Founding Chief Executive Officer of Centennial Asia Advisors, Singapore, Manu Bhaskaran. "Malaysia is one of the most open economies in the w...