Global leadership awards 2019

NS MB Aminuddin Harun to outside voters: Return to Rantau and vote

SEREMBAN: Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun has called upon Rantau’s outside voters to return and vote in the by-election tomorrow. Aminuddin who is also NS Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman and NS PKR chairman also hopes that voters

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Invest in fintech, Dr Mahathir tells Islamic banking and finance

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and efficiently. In making the call, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said

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Daim confirms ECRL track undergo changes after cost shaved

PUCHONG: Malaysia’s chief negotiator with China Tun Daim Zainuddin has confirmed that East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) track underwent changes. He told reporters that the first station would no longer be in Gombak. The initial project proposal began in Gombak,

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Dr Mahathir skips Rantau by-election due to busy schedule

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is skipping the Rantau by-election even though today is the last day of campaigning. PKR’s Dr S Streram is vying for the Rantau seat for Pakatan Harapan (PH) in a four cornered tussle

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ECRL gets green light, costs slashed by RM21.5 billion

PUCHONG: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) has been given the go ahead following negotiations that led to cost reduction of MR21.5 billion, from RM65.5 billion to to RM44, confirmed the Prime Minister’s Office. “The Malaysia government welcomes the signing

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FGV backs government plans to diversity settlers income stream

KUALA LUMPUR – The government’s plan to diversify the income streams of Felda settlers to alleviate the settlers’ financial situation is a positive move. In a statement today, FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) said it would be happy to participate in

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Kenneth Easwaran and wife charged for exploitation and forced labour

KLANG: Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s former president Tan Sri Kenneth Easwaran was today charged along with his wife, Vivienne on three counts of exploitation and forced labour involving three Indonesian domestic workers. Kenneth whose real name

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Report: Jho Low is in China, with business in Hong Kong

PUCHONG: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho who is wanted in Malaysia for allegedly being the mastermind behind the 1Malaysia Development Board scandal is residing in China, reported local Chinese language daily, Sin Chew Jit Poh. The elusive businessman better known

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NaMo TV Channel’s first hurdle from Election Commission

INDIA POLLS NEW DELHI: NaMo TV channel, a broadcast channel linked to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing its first hurdle as the ruling party, Bharathiya Janata Party’s media organ. India’s Election Commission barred it from airing political content

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Pas tells S’pore: DAP is extremist and fanatic party

RANTAU: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang related to a crowd of 3,000 that he told Singapore High Commissioner Vanu Gopala Menon that DAP is an extremist and fanatic party during a recent visit from the Singapore envoy. “We

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