Daily Archives: February 17, 2018

MALAYSIAN MINISTER HEARTENS BY SUPPORT AGAINST EU PALM OIL BAN

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Feb 17 -- Malaysia has received support from leading European Union (EU) countries over its stand in opposing any discriminatory measures against palm oil. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Mah Siew Keong said this w...

MALAYSIAN ENGINEER RICHARD LAU RELEASED ON BAIL – FOREIGN MINISTER ANIFAH

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Feb 17 -- Malaysian civil engineer, Richard Lau Yi Lok, who was detained at Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Central Prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was released on bail Thursday at 4.30pm local time (8.30pm Malaysian

MALAYSIA: RIGOROUS SCREENING FOR NEW HIRES IN FINANCIAL INDUSTRY ON THE CARD – CENTRAL BANK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Feb 17 -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will soon require financial institutions to undertake rigorous screening for their new hires as integrity is critical in enhancing confidence in the financial system. (BNM is Malaysia's centra...

MALAYSIAN FISHERMAN DETAINED IN INDONESIA RETURNS IN TIME FOR CNY

SUBANG, Malaysia Feb 17 -- This year's Chinese New Year celebration means a lot to fisherman, Low Siang Huat, 59, because after being detained by Indonesian authorities for the past one year, he was finally released in time for the