Category Archives: Business

i-Saraan scheme meets needs of those with no regular income

SUNGAI PETANI, Investing and saving with good investment instruments with high returns is surely the dream of every individual preparing for old age and uncertainty in life.While there are many institutions offering such opportunities, many individuals...

PAM expects over 40,000 participants in KLAF 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) is expecting more than 40,000 participants in the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival 2019 (KLAF 2019) held at several locations from June 21 to July 7.KLAF 2019 director, Dr Tan Loke Mun said

Multi-agency task force to check intrusion by foreign fishermen – Muhyiddin

PUTRAJAYA, A multi-agency task force will be set up soon to check the increasing incidence of encroachment by foreign fishermen, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.The task force will be led by the Home Ministry, with members from

Call for effective enforcement on illegal dumping of plastic waste

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia should take its commitment to fight against plastic pollution further by enforcing a total ban on dumping of solid plastic waste and scrap in the country, according to the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce.In a statement today, it

China Navy Chief Takes Dig at US Freedom of Navigation Patrols

QINGDAO, CHINA Freedom of navigation should not be used to infringe upon the rights of other countries, China's navy chief Shen Jinlong said on Wednesday, taking a dig at the United States and its allies who have sailed

Govt approves RM183 mln allocation for Sandakan

KUALA LUMPUR, The federal government has approved a development allocation of RM183 million this year for 49 projects and programmes in Sandakan, Sabah.Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the allocation would ensure the local economys continued strength...

Judgment reserved in Najib’s appeal to remove Sri Ram as lead prosecutor

PUTRAJAYA, The Court of Appeal today reserved judgment in the appeal by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to have former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram removed as the lead prosecutor in Najib's 1Malaysia Development

There should be no elements of sabotage – MQA CEO

CYBERJAYA, There should be no elements of sabotage in any organisation so as to give the best service to the people, said Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) chief executive officer, Datuk Dr Rahmah Mohamed."We may subscribe to different political id...

495 ‘fire risks’ tahfiz centres will be upgraded – Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR, A total of 495 registered tahfiz centres categorised as fire risks will be upgraded using the RM50 million allocation announced in the 2019 Budget, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.He said the

Najib pays RM67,000 for water tank at his residence in Pahang

KUALA LUMPUR, Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had paid RM67,000 to a contractor to build two water tank towers at his residence in Pekan, Pahang, the High Court here was told today.Daud Muhammad, 53, the owner of