Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

Euronet Worldwide and Visa Partner Together to Fuel Fintech Growth in Asia Pacific, the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a strategic collaboration to fuel and sustain the growth

King calls for unity among Penang Muslim leaders

GEORGE TOWN, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah called on Muslim leaders in Penang to remain united for the future strength of the Muslim ummah.Without mentioning any specific party or institution he said with...

KL Summit: Dr Mahathir satisfied with news coverage

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed satisfaction with the news coverage provided by both local and foreign news media on the ongoing Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 (KL Summit).Speaking to reporters during his visit to the

2,681 parolees gainfully employed – Home Ministry

JEMPOL, A total of 2,681 people on parole (ODP) have successfully obtained employment in various sectors so far this year.Home Ministry Prisons, Anti-Drug and Civil Defence Division secretary Datuk Musa Sulaiman said this followed the success of progr...

Trolleys of expired, dented products seized ahead of Christmas in Labuan

LABUAN, A swoop by the Labuan Health Department revealed many stores including hypermarkets here still selling expired foodstuff and dented canned/boxed items.The department seized three trolleys laden with expired products, those in dented packaging ...

Malays may react to anti-Jawi congress – Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has cautioned of repercussions if Chinese education group Dong Jiao Zong goes ahead with a planned congress over the teaching of Jawi script in vernacular schools.The prime minister said this may result in

Msia to enforce smoke, vape ban in eateries starting 2020 – Dr Lee

GEORGE TOWN, The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced that smoking and vaping would be strictly prohibited in all eateries across Malaysia from 2020 onwards.Its deputy minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today said that offenders would be slapped with a

5,000 PVATTBM members to receive BHN after seven-month wait

KANGAR About 5,000 members of the Non-Pensionable Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVATTBM) will finally receive National Hope Aid (BHN) after waiting for almost seven months over technical hitches.They were among 66,000 PVATTBM members na...

Five killed in collision on highway

KUALA KUBU BHARU, Five people were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a lorry at KM427.5 on the south-bound side of PLUS Highway in Bukit Beruntung, near here, today.Police said Mohamad Rodzi Abdul Kadir, 52;

Malaysia calls for greater trade among Muslim countries

KUALA LUMPUR, Muslim countries should activate greater trade and investment to create economies of scale by adopting the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) to generate wealth and prosperity.Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali sai...