Daily Archives: May 18, 2019

YAKEB plans gold bar sale for ex-athlete fund

KUALA LUMPUR, The National Athletes Welfare Foundation (YAKEB) is mulling the idea of offering gold bars for sale with the images of former national athletes on them as a way of filling up its coffers.YAKEB chairman said although the idea

KBS proposes Malaysian culture module for athletes, volunteers

BEIJING, To produce quality athletes who could carry the good name of the country, the Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) is planning to introduce a Malaysian culture module as additional knowledge for the group.Its Deputy Minister, Steven Sim Chee Keong

FamilyMart receives halal certificate

KUALA LUMPUR, Some 108 FamilyMart branded ready-to-eat food products are now registered halal, as the Japan-based convenience store's dedicated central kitchen operator QL Kitchen Sdn Bhd, secured the halal certification from the Malaysian Islamic Dev...

Kazakhstan woos Malaysian investors in education, transportation

NUR-SULTAN (Kazakhstan), Kazakhstan seeks more investments from Malaysia in the areas of education, transportation and food industry, said Kazakh Invest chairman Saparbek Tuyakbayev.In fact, there are already some negotiations taking place in the field...

Govt optimistic of overcoming growing challenges to economy – Guan Eng

GEORGE TOWN, The government is always optimistic of overcoming the growing challenges to the economy and will do so to the best of its ability, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.Lim said at present the country faced two major challenges,

Potboy plans to open 500 drop zones

CYBERJAYA, Potboy Groceries, a homegrown online groceries platform, plans to open 500 drop zones by the end of next year to assist customers in picking up their online purchases at their convenience.PB Grocery Group Sdn Bhd chief executive officer and

Insurance Associations to raise awareness of Perlindungan Tenang

KOTA KINABALU, The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) is collaborating with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) and the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM) to raise public awareness of Perlindunga...

PAFA sign another import to bolster Bos Gaurus squad

TAPAH, The Perak Football Association (PAFA) has roped in Lebanese defender Hussein El Dor to bolster the Bos Gaurus squad.PAFA President, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said the 25-year-old signed a contract till the end of this season to replace

Pasini shows positive move out at Le Mans

KUALA LUMPUR, Mattia Pasini had a positive first Moto2 outing with the Petronas Sprinta Racing after finishing fifth in the two Free Practice (FP) sessions at the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Friday.The 33-year-old Italian, who was selected

Insurance Associations to raise awareness of Perlindungan Tenang

KOTA KINABALU, The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) is collaborating with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) and the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM) to raise public awareness of Perlindunga...