Daily Archives: July 12, 2019

National indoor hockey squad has two-pronged mission in Chonburi

KUALA LUMPUR, The national indoor hockey squad has a two-pronged mission at the Indoor Asia Cup 2019 in Chonburi, Thailand.Malaysian Hockey Confederation senior deputy president Datuk Dr S. Shamala said the women's team was given an important task to e...

Adrian wants to repay Oltmans’ trust

KUALA LUMPUR, After being included for the first time in the national hockey team, Adrian Andy Albert is determined to give his best performance in the European Tour which begins on July 21.The young goalkeeper from Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL),

DAP targets 40 new branches in Kelantan by year end

TUMPAT, Kelantan DAP is targetting 40 new branches in the state, which has 14 parliamentary constituencies, by year end.Its chairman Chua Chin Hui said so far, all parliamentary constituencies there had branches except for Jeli and that they had also

Abang Johari non-committal on accepting partyless Dr Jerip

KUCHING, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has remained non-committal if Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), the backbone of Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), will accept partyless Datuk Dr Jerip Susil.Dr Jerip announced his abrupt re...

Giving students freedom to learn beyond the classroom via Maxis eKelas

KUCHING, John Mackwin, a Form Two student from Kampung Taee, Serian near here lights up when he talks about his experience of putting up a performance for the eKelas English drama competition.He is one of the many students who are

FMM calls for more details on gas tariff hike

KUALA LUMPUR, The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called for more detailed information on the natural gas pricing mechanism in 2020, saying it is a major concern to the industry.In a statement, FMM president Datuk Soh Thian Lai said

Malaysian companies join largest franchise trade show in ASEAN

BANGKOK, Seven Malaysian franchise companies are participating in Thailand's largest franchise, licensing and business opportunities show in ASEAN to promote home homegrown brands.The companies, popular brands in Malaysia, are The Manhattan Fish Marke...

Labuan focusing on tourism sector to restore its economy

KUALA LUMPUR, The Labuan Corporation is currently opting to focus on the tourism sector as the main economic driver of the duty-free island to replace its dependency on the fluctuating oil and gas industry.Its chairman Datuk Seri Amir Hussein said

Maybanks MGAC 2019 draws 35,000 participants from 18 countries

KUALA LUMPUR, Malayan Banking Bhd's (Maybank) GO Ahead. Challenge (MGAC) 2019 has attracted 35,000 participants from 18 countries, a 300 per cent jump from the previous year.Group chief human capital officer Nora Abdul Manaf said the participants were...

Colombian coffee-house chain Juan Valdez opens M’sia’s fifth outlet

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia's fifth branch of the world-famous Colombian coffee house chain, Juan Valdez Cafe, opened at Hartamas Shopping centre, here, on Thursday.The opening marked the latest outlet since the chain established itself in Malaysia in 2014....