Daily Archives: December 24, 2019

Philips completes cancellation of 8.54 million shares

December 24, 2019 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has completed the cancellation of 8,541,356 of its shares. The cancelled shares were acquired as part of Philips’ EUR 1.5 billion share repurchase

Overseas car rentals experience boom on Trip.com over winter holiday season

Winter holiday season marks 200% boost for Trip.com overseas car rentals Top 10 Popular Destinations for Overseas Self-driving Tourists SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New statistics from Trip.com, a leading provider of online travel services, highlight that

Penang govt to ensure development benefits people – CM

GEORGE TOWN, The Penang government remains committed to delivering substantial benefits to the people through the development of the state.In his message in conjunction with Christmas celebration and New Year 2020, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said th...

Six-year-old boy dies in Simpang Empat accident

KANGAR, A six-year-old boy was killed while his uncle and cousin were seriously injured after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a car on KM13, Jalan Kangar-Alor Setar in Simpang Empat, here today.The victim, identified as Irfan

LPP wants to increase technology usage in paddy cultivation

SUNGAI BESAR, The Farmers' Organisation Authority (LPP) plans to increase the use of the latest technology in paddy cultivation to attract young people's participation in agriculture.Its chairman Datuk Mazlan Aliman said the use of advanced harvesting...

Couple loses RM60,000 in armed robbery, assault in Lima Kedai

JOHOR BAHRU, It was traumatic experience for a 23-year-old woman who travelled to Johor for a part-time modelling job offer when she and her boyfriend were not only robbed but she was also sexually assaulted in an incident in

Contraband cigarettes, vehicles worth RM4.3 mln seized

KUALA LUMPUR, Police arrested three men and seized 25,840 cartons of contraband cigarettes and five vehicles worth a total of RM4.3 million in a special operation codenamed 'Op Asap' at a house in Tapah, Perak, yesterday.Bukit Aman Internal Security

Police bust Peruvian gang stealing bags of tourists

PUTRAJAYA, Police believe they have solved 19 cases involving the theft of luggage bags belonging to foreign tourists here and in Kuala Lumpur with the arrest of three Peruvians.Putrajaya district police chief ACP Rosly Hassan said the suspects, aged

Sungai Semenyih water supply restoration reaches 79.5 pct

KUALA LUMPUR, Water supply has return to more than 79.5 per cent of areas of Petaling, Hulu Langat, Sepang and Kuala Langat as at 6 pm following an odour pollution incident in Sungai Semenyih.Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air

Smuggled zam-zam water worth over RM2.5 million intercepted

PORT KLANG, An attempt by three companies to smuggle in 112,560 litres of zam-zam water worth over RM2.5 million flopped after the misdeed was discovered by the Selangor Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) during inspections at West Port recently...