Category Archives: Legal & judicial

National Month celebrations meaningful as it started in Melaka – Gobind

MELAKA, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said celebrating the National Month and Flying the Jalur Gemilang campaign have become very significant this year as it started from Malacca.He said this was because it was in this state t...

AirAsia, Teleport, Tripple I sign logistics MoU

KUALA LUMPUR, AirAsia Group Bhd, together with Teleport Everywhere Pte Ltd and Tripple I Logistics PLC, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to integrate cargo capacity.AirAsia Thailand executive chairman Tassapon Bijleveld said the collabora...

TA Globals unit to buy hotel in Bangkok for RM299.92 mln

KUALA LUMPUR, TA Global Bhd's unit, Siam Resorts Company Ltd, is acquiring the hotel and business of Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Sukhumvit 15, for RM299.92 million from Destination Resorts Co., Ltd.The exercise will complement its strategy to furt...

Big-time ketum juice dealers nabbed in Bukit Mertajam

BUKIT MERTAJAM-- A group of men who lived luxuriously since the beginning of the year with monthly earnings of around RM10,000 selling ketum juice were arrested by police yesterday, Seberang Perai Tengah district police chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Dismisses Reports of ‘Secret Deal’ to Host Chinese Military Assets at Naval Base

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday dismissed reports that China has signed a secret agreement to use a naval base on the outskirts of the coastal port city of Sihanoukville, saying such an arrangement had never been discussed because

Rights Groups: Internet Shutdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine Hampers Aid Work, Causes Hardship

Rights groups inside and outside Myanmar have called on the government to end the month-long shutdown of internet service in nine townships in the country's war-torn western region, saying the move has had detrimental effects on the delivery of humanit...

MIRF 2019 targets higher revenue of RM90 million

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysia International Retail and Franchise Exhibition (MIRF) is targeting a higher transaction value of RM90 million this year, leveraging on the 30 per cent increase in exhibitors with over 380 booths from over 10 countries.Domestic...

Automotive sector to be stronger in 29

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia's automotive sector is expected to be stronger in the second half of this year (29).Maybank IB Research in its note today said the environment remained conducive as it expects stronger volume half-on-half due to seasonality."We e...

Federal Court sets Malawian woman free on drug trafficking charge

PUTRAJAYA, After six years in prison, a Malawian woman was set free by the Federal Court today on a charge of trafficking 1775.4 grammes of methamphetamine.A five-member bench chaired by Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Datuk Seri David Wong

Illegal plastic factories, landfills to go in six months to one year – Zuraida

IPOH, The Ministry of Housing and Local Government aims to shut down illegal plastic factories and landfills in the country at the earliest, within six months, said its minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.Forty illegal plastic factories have been identified an...