Three new board members for Khazanah

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd announced today the appointment of To’ Puan Azian Mohd Aziz, Professor Xiao’ou Tang and Lau Seng Yee’s to the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund’s board of directors, effective Wednesday. In a statement, Khazanah said Azian is

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Wan Azizah: No need to close schools in Pasir Gudang

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said there is no need for schools in Pasir Gudang to be closed for the time being. She said checks by the Department of Environment (DOE) at 72

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Respect us if you want talks, Iran tells US

DUBAI: Iran will not be pressured into negotiations by the US, but if authorities in Washington act towards it with respect, Tehran will respond accordingly, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said today. The two countries have been drawn into starker

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Cabinet must reject Muhyiddin’s lame explanations on task force

There has been a tsunami of responses to Home Minister Tan Sri Muyhiddin’s announcement of a “task force” to probe Suhakam’s conclusion that the Special Branch of the Malaysian Police (PDRM) forcibly disappeared social activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor

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PAS: Islam is against asset declarations

KUALA LUMPUR:  Islam is against declaration of wealth as it would risk security issues, claims PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man. He cited from the Hadith, claiming that Prophet Muhammad had said that when God has given one

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DPM: Employment of refugees not at the expense of Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today gave assurance that any approval for refugees to work in this country will not be made at the expense of Malaysians. She said the government wants refugees

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Najib proposes Kit Siang for Umno

PUCHONG: Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak has proposed DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang to join Umno as the latter has been busy over himself and present Umno president, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is also Bagan Datuk MP.

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‘Federal gov’t has drawn up guidelines on logging in sensitive areas’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drawn up guidelines on logging in sensitive areas to tackle uncontrolled logging and timber output. Its minister, Dr Xavier Jayakumar said the guidelines were ready and the state governments would

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Ihsan Perdana appointed as CSR partner because of ‘top man Najib’

KUALA LUMPUR: Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd was appointed as SRC International’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) partner without a resolution from SRC board of directors, revealed SRC’s former director, Suboh Md Yasin. Suboh told the court that the then chief executive

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Judge turns down Najib’s adjournment application

KUALA LUMPUR: High Court judge Nazlan Ghazali turned down an application to adjourn the ongoing SRC trial today that was made by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. “I am against the request for adjournment, as Parliament proceedings would

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