Category Archives: Legal & judicial

Zahid: Gov’t committed to further develop rural areas

The federal government is committed to further develop the rural areas by having a variety of development which will benefit the people, said Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said the federal government would like to see a balanced

MALAYSIA: MAYBANK ISLAMIC LOOKS TO EXPAND SHARIAH BANKING TO ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Maybank Islamic Bhd is looking to expand the Islamic banking system to ASEAN countries, said Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Rafique Merican. "Our focus is within ASEAN as we also eye opportunities to collaborate with other co...

AIRASIA BHD LOANS RM25.58 MILLION TO PT INDONESIA AIRASIA

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- AirAsia Bhd announced today that it has provided financial assistance, in the form of a US$6 million (RM25.58 million) loan, to PT Indonesia AirAsia. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia, it said the financial assistance was

Abg Johari Foresees MetroCity As Centre Of Development In Matang In Near Future

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg is confident that MetroCity will be the centre of new development in Matang in five or 10 years' time.

In noting that it is a very challenging task to develop Matang, he

US Navy Suspends Sea Search for Missing USS McCain Sailors

SINGAPORE � The U.S. Navy on Thursday suspended wider search-and-rescue operations for sailors missing after the warship USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia earlier this week.

A statement on the U.S.

MALAYSIAN STATE OF JOHOR TARGETS MUSLIM TOURISTS FROM CHINA

GANNAN, Gansu, China � Malaysian state of Johor is targeting to draw more tourists from Muslim populated provinces in China.

Johor State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman Tee Siew Kiong said Johor has many tourism products to attract potential

MALAYSIA’S CENTRAL BANK FOREIGN RESERVES AT 2 YEAR HIGH OF US$100 BLN

KUALA LUMPUR-- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) or Central Bank saw its international reserves climb past the important US$100bil level, rising to US$100.40bil as at Aug 15.The reserves are at the highest since mid-July 2015.According to BNM's statement Tues...

MALAYSIA TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING MULTILATERALISM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-- Malaysia will continue to support multilateralism despite the prevalent anti-globalisation rhetoric in some parts of the world, said International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed.

He said it was one way for the country, which practices an

MTUC-ILO Workshop on International Labour Standards and Labour Laws in Malaysia

MTUC � ILO jointly held a 2 days National Workshop for all MTUC affiliates including TUC Industrial Relations Committee Members.

The objective of the workshop is to further strengthen Malaysian Trade Union's capacities for promoting fundamental rights of workers and assist

MALAYSIA’S ECONOMY GROWS 5.8 PCT IN Q2 – COMPARED WITH 4 PCT LAST YEAR

KUALA LUMPUR� Malaysia's economy recorded a robust expansion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017, recording a 5.8 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) compared with 4.0 per cent in the same quarter last year.

The expansion in