Global leadership awards 2019

Najib kidnap plotters acquittal overturned for trio

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal overturned the acquittal of a trio by finding them guilty of plotting to kidnap former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak and several other Umno leaders. They were acquitted two years ago. Ex-soldiers Nor Azmi Jalani

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Arshad Ismail Bank Pembangunan CEO cum president

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Maybank Islamic Berhad global banking business head Arshad Mohamed Ismail has been appointed as president/group chief executive officer of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) with effect from today. Arshad began his career in 1995 as a lawyer

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Anwar confused by Chinese support for BN

RANTAU: PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says he has no words to describe the situation if Chinese still want to vote for Barisan Nasional (BN) after being regarded as ‘penumpang’ (free-loaders) by a leader of that coalition. Speaking at

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Fuziah: Tabung Haji back on track

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is back on track supported by the current board of directors and new management team who understands the TH Act completely, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Fuziah Salleh said today. She

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Sabah Amanah to help DAP candidate in Sandakan

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) Sabah will mobilise its machinery and members to ensure victory for Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate from DAP in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election this May 11. Its chairman, Haris Alimudin, said Amanah is confident

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EPF adopts United Nations-supported Investment Principles

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. This formally underlined the pension fund’s commitment towards responsible investing as well as environment, social and governance (ESG), said chief executive officer Tunku Alizakri

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Malaysia’s economy to experience moderate growth in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to experience moderate growth in 2019 due to challenging external factors, according to Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin. He said the factors include the United States federal government’s temporary shutdown

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Ailing nurse allegedly swapped 5,000 babies in 12 years for fun

Zambia: Nurses are seen as caregivers in the hospital and patients are supposed to feel safe and taken care of in their charge. However, some nurses have proven to be the devil in human form. “I swapped about 5,000 Babies

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MB: Kelantan youths easily influenced by unhealthy elements

KOTA BARU: Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob today expressed his concern with the drug problems affecting youths in the state. He said many youths in Kelantan are easily influenced by unhealthy elements, especially on the use of synthetic drugs

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Muhyiddin confirms Mat Sabu’s son to be charged in court

KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has confirmed thatthe son of Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu would be charged in court for drug abuse. The police have submitted its investigation papers to the Attorney General Chambers. “Instructions have been

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