Committal proceedings against AG will not disturb coroner’s ruling

SHAH ALAM: The committal proceedings against Attorney General Tan Sri Tommy Thomas for alleged contempt in the inquest into firefighter, Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death will not disturb the coroner’s ruling on the said inquest set for Friday. The slain

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Kok: Unfair to blame oil palm industry for haze

PUTRAJAYA: It is unfair to blame the oil palm industry whenever the haze occurs, especially at the large plantations, said Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. Speaking to reporters after opening the 39th Palm Oil Familiarisation Programme (POFP) hosted by the

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Zahid’s corruption case to be filed for hearing in High Court

The Shah Alam Sessions Court was told today that 40 charges of receiving bribes involving the overseas visa (VLN) system levelled against former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will be filed by the prosecution for hearing at

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Isa Samad’s corruption trial to begin on Oct 7

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM3 million corruption trial involving former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad will commence on Oct 7 as fixed earlier, after the High Court dismissed the prosecution’s application to postpone the trial as the lead

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Health Ministry: Health cases related to haze rising

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of asthma cases saw an increase of 3.5%  to 1,265 cases for the week of Sept 15 Sept to 21, compared to 1,222 cases in the previous week, due to the current haze blanketing most parts

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Budget 2020: Let’s think out of the box!

Much of the discourse regarding the development of the Malaysian Health Care Services is within a framework of accepting a 3 to 6% increase in the total Health Budgetary allocation every year as the norm for the foreseeable future. Planners

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Tanjung Piai: EC to decide on by-election date on Oct 1

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) will announce on Oct 1 the by-election date for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary seat, following the death of its incumbent, former deputy minister Datuk Dr Md Farid Md Rafik. In a statement, EC secretary

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Dialog expands Pengerang oil storage to tap trade growth

Malaysian energy storage services provider, Dialog Group is expanding its Pengerang oil storage facility in the southern peninsular state of Johor, as it seeks to tap growth in oil, gas and petrochemicals trade around the Malacca Straits. Dialog will break

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Kenanga Research: Proton is on the right track

Proton continues to dominate the automotive industry by being the only car brand that recorded higher sales growth, supported by its popular Proton X70, as well as its face-lifted Proton Saga, Iriz and Persona. This is on the back of

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Riza Aziz fails bid to transfer 1MDB-related case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today dismissed the application by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s stepson, Riza Aziz, to transfer his US$248 million money laundering case related to 1MDB funds to the higher court. Justice Mohd

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