Daily Archives: February 16, 2019

ASB’s joyous Chinese New Year celebration 2019

LABUAN, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The Labuan-based Sabah Government's investment arm of Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd (ASB) continues its annual tradition of hosting Chinese New Year celebration for its staffs' families and clients.The ASB's family rang on the 1...

Bukit Kukus landslide: Penang govt awaits DOSH report before taking action

BUTTERWORTH, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The Penang government is still awaiting the full report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) before taking action on parties responsible for the Bukit Kukus paired road landslide incident which k...

MMEA detains fisherman for violating licence conditions

ALOR SETAR, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Kedah Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested a local fisherman for breach of licence conditions, in Kuala Sala waters near Yan early this morning.Kuala Kedah Maritime Zone director Commander Mahm...

Health Dept confirms dengue outbreak in Kuching

KUCHING, Feb 16 (Bernama) � Sarawak State Health Department confirmed a dengue outbreak around Sekama here, covering two localities, namely in Jalan Sekama and Jalan Sekama Utara where the outbreaks were declared on Jan 23 and on Feb 11 respectively.Sa...

Health Dept confirms dengue outbreak in Kuching

KUCHING, Feb 16 (Bernama) � Sarawak State Health Department confirmed a dengue outbreak around Sekama here, covering two localities, namely in Jalan Sekama and Jalan Sekama Utara where the outbreaks were declared on Jan 23 and on Feb 11 respectively.Sa...

47 Malaysians released in Cambodia miss flight home today

KUANTAN, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- All the 47 Malaysians who were freed in Cambodia yesterday, missed their flight home this morning, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.He said they were supposed to board the low-cost carrier AirAsia aircraft whi...

Govt has begun repaying tax refund arrears, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The government has begun the process of repaying tax refund arrears amounting to RM37 billion, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.This year we have hope the country's economy will improve, as we are repaying

Foreign Ministry thanks Cambodia over release of 47 Malaysian detainees

PUTRAJAYA, Foreign Ministry thanked the Cambodian government for ensuring the release of the 47 Malaysians who were detained in the Banteay Meanchey prison recently.In a statement Friday night, the ministry confirmed that all 47 of them had been freed...

Earlier rural development projects in Sabah to be reviewed – Sivarasa

KOTA BELUD, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) will look again at all project requirements that had been implemented earlier in Sabah.Its deputy minister R.Sivarasa said the review also included projects that had not as yet comme...

Govt initiates programmes to help entrepreneurs gain competitive advantage – Mohd Redzuan

KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- Various programmes are being implemented and planned by the government to help entrepreneurs achieve a competitive advantage, said Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.He said among the p...