Category Archives: Business

GEORGIA HOPES TO SIGN MOU ON TOURISM COOPERATION WITH MALAYSIA BY YEAR-END

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Georgia is keen to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia aimed at boosting bilateral tourism between the two countries, says its Ambassador to Malaysia Nikoloz Apkhazava.He said the MoU in the field of tourism wi...

MALAYSIA: EPF HAS NOT INCURRED RM6.09 BLN LOSSFINANCE MINISTER

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Aug 14 (NNNBernama)The daily movement of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) does not have an impact on the dividends paid out by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) as it is the policy of the retirement

MALAYSIA: ‘I HAVE NO BUSINESS IN THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF OTHER PARTIES’ – MAHATHIR

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he does not interfere in the internal affairs of other political parties. He responded thus when asked to comment on a PKR lawmaker's claim that Dr Mahathir and Council of Eminent

MALAYSIA: CONSTRUCTION SECTOR RECORDS RM35.6 BLN IN VALUE IN 2Q18

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Aug 10 (NNN-Bernama) � The Malaysian construction sector recorded RM35.6 billion worth of construction works in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), a moderate 5.3 per cent year-on-year growth, said the Statistics Department. In a ...

MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT SPEAKER’S REMINDER OVER DECORUM IN DEWAN RAKYAT (HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) Speaker, Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, today reminded all MP's to maintain decorum and not use offensive language in the House. He said, stern action could be taken against offenders under Stan...

MALAYSIA: GOVT SHOULD PROHIBIT POLICING WOMEN’S CLOTHINGWOMEN’S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government should prohibit employers dismissing or refusing to hire women based on their attire, instead of creating policies to dictate how women should dress. Communications Officer of Women's Aid Organisation (WAO), Tan He...

MALAYSIA PREPARED TO SEND HUMANITARIAN MISSION TO INDONESIA’S LOMBOK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia is prepared to send aid and humanitarian mission to Lombok after 7-magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian tourist island Sunday.Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said he had contacted his Indonesian counterpart Retno ...

MALAYSIA: PEOPLE’S INVOLVEMENT, GOVERNMENT’S TRANSPARENCY-BASIS OF NEW LEADERSHIP

GEORGE TOWN, Penang state, Malaysia Aug 5 (NNN-Bernama) -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo yesterday said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government would ensure the people's involvement and transparency as the basis of the new le...

MALAYSIA: 3 1 PROGRAMME-840,000 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS SURRENDER TO IMMIGRATION DEPT

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia Aug 4 (NNN-Bernama) -- About 840,000 illegal immigrants have surrendered voluntarily for deportation to their countries of origin under the 3 1 amnesty programme, since its inception in 2014. Immigration Department director-general ...

Forest Dept, WWF-Malaysia launch book on Kuba’an-Puak

KUCHING: A new coffee table book entitled 'Kuba'an-Puak Story: Journey Towards A Green Corridor' was launched here yesterday.The 159-page book features stories from Kuba'an-Puak, home to indigenous people, focusing on Penans and their close relationshi...