Chinese businesses cautious as Mahathir, Beijing move ahead on ECRL

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s relationship with China is under scrutiny ahead of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s expected April visit to Beijing. Mainland Chinese businesses in Malaysia, in particular, are hopeful that the 93-year-old leader will be able to smooth ties with

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Chronology of ECRL project

KUALA LUMPUR: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) which created a rout over its cost of construction earlier has resumed at a lower cost following the conclusion of a supplementary agreement (SA) between Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and

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Dr Mahathir: Pro-import policies to be changed with tax

CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the current government policies which seem to be pro-import rather than exports need to be changed. This, he said, might involve a change in the tax system. “We are not even

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Mahathir: Ruling parties do not get much support in by-elections

CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following these polls. Commenting on the Pakatan Harapan (PH) defeat

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Lorry laden with rice, noodles overturns on highway

KUALA LUMPUR: An unfortunate lorry accident on the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) around 10 am today didn’t cause serious injury to anyone but triggered an avalanche of rice and bee hoon packets onto the road, as well as delays.

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Najib Trial: Affin Bank probed for Ihsan Perdana’s deals

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara’s financial intelligence department analyst Nizam Yahya told the court today that he served Affin Bank Berhad with a notice under Section 37 (1) of Amlatfa on July 6, 2015 to obtain bank documents related to SRC

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Sexist tropes are ruining Game of Thrones’ female characters

By: Jeva Lange As the end of Game of Thrones fast approaches, the question of who will control Westeros has morphed into a far more interesting dilemma: Who should control Westeros? Sadly for fans rooting for the Breaker of Chains, a shadow was

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Bandar Seri Putra eight-year-old gone missing

KAJANG: An eight-year-old boy named Muhammad Zahiruddin Putra Mohd Fauzi has gone missing after leaving his home at Pangsapuri Seri Dahlia, Bandar Seri Putra yesterday to play with friends. “I realised he was missing after he couldn’t be found at

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EC cancels polls in TN seat after cash seizure

INDIA POLLS The Election Commission today decided to cancel the Lok Sabha election in Tamil Nadu’s (TN) Vellore after a large sum of cash was allegedly seized from a DMK candidate’s office a few days ago, sources said. The district

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Johor DAP, Bersatu excos to be axed

KUALA LUMPUR: Johor’s DAP and Bersatu excos who have fallen out of favor of the state ruler are expected to be axed in the upcoming exco reshuffle, reported Malaysiakini. The two are Mazlan Bujang (Bersatu-Puteri Wangsa) and Tan Hong Pin

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