Daily Archives: October 30, 2019

Elderlies can’t wait to return home after floods

KLUANG, Two senior citizens who were evacuated to a temporary relief centre (PPS) after their village was inundated by floodwaters since Oct 26 are missing their homes.A check by Bernama as to 2pm today, the duo are the only

EPF is independent when it comes to making investment decisions – CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is independent when it comes to making investment decisions, said chief executive officer, Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias.He said EPF being grouped as a government linked investment company (GLIC) c...

Joint hydrocarbon exploration by Philippines, China does not involve Malaysian waters – Marzuki

KUALA LUMPUR, The proposed joint hydrocarbon exploration between the Philippines and China will not involve Malaysian waters based on the maritime borders depicted in the 1979 Malaysian Map, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.Deputy Foreign Minister Datu...

Petrosaudi CEO received US$85 million from 1MDB JV deal, Court told

KUALA LUMPUR, PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) chief executive officer (CEO), Tarek Obaid had received US$85 million in commission as a result of the company's joint venture (JV) deal with 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), the High Court was told to...

Shop owner fined RM8,250 for possessing pornographic videos

KUALA LUMPUR, A mobile phone shop owner was fined RM8,250 by the Magistrate's Court here today for possessing 55 pornographic videos on his phone.Magistrate Nur Farahain Razlan meted out the punishment to See Foo Hoong, 36, after he pleaded

PM urges university students to uphold values of integrity and rationality

PUTRAJAYA, University students should put the values of integrity in line with rational values so that any action taken on the principle of freedom is still within the values of civility, morality and the cultural norms of society, said

Background checks on religious preachers for security reasons – Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR, All foreigners holding religious lectures or preaching in Malaysia need to be screened to preserve national security, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.He said the move was also to ensure

Govt to introduce new policy to help local entrepreneurs

KUALA LUMPUR, The government will introduce a new policy that will give priority to local products and further increase the involvement of local entrepreneurs.Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof said the new policy was appr...

Federal Court allows postponement of appeal hearing by defunct Utusan Melayu, ex-journo

PUTRAJAYA, The Federal Court here postponed the hearing of an appeal by the now-defunct Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad and its former journalist in a defamation lawsuit filed against them by veteran lawyer Manjeet Singh Dhillon.Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafe...