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Former MAS MD Tan Sri Abdul Aziz dies
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysia Airlines Bhd (now known as Malaysia Airlines) managing director Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman died shortly before midnight yesterday.
Stringent screening of visitors to Johor
KULAI - China tourists and tour operators entering Johor are now required to follow stringent health regulations, due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Should Dr M be made a mentor minister?
PETALING JAYA: Two economists have suggested that Dr Mahathir Mohamad become a mentor minister once he leaves the prime minister’s post, saying an announcement of such a plan may allay the concerns ...
It’s collective voice of cabinet members – Ewon
KOTA KINABALU: Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick welcomed the government’s decision to scrap the proposal to implement the Sabah Temporary Pass or PSS by the Home Ministry.
KTC takes over Gardenia
KOTA KINABALU: Consumer packaged goods distributor Kim Teck Cheong Consolidated Berhad (KTC) has signed a licensing agreement with Tong Hing Holdings to manage the famous household bakery bran...
199 express bus drivers undergo urine test
MALACCA: A total of 199 drivers of express buses operating at the Central Malacca bus terminal underwent urine tests for drugs in an operation conducted beginning four days ago in conjunction with the...
Ops Selamat: Four days, 60 deaths
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 57 fatal accidents were recorded during the four days of Op Selamat 16/2020 in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration from Saturday to yesterday, involving 60 death...
McDonald’s Malaysia spreads goodwill and good cheer for senior folks
IN celebrating the upcoming festivities of Chinese New Year, McDonald’s Malaysia continues its tradition of embracing the True Meaning of Prosperity for the fourth year, with restaurant crew members visiting more than 60 old folks’ homes across the nation ahead of Chinese New Year 2020.
Man dies in accident on way home to Sibu
SIBU: Two teenagers walked 500m to the nearest longhouse to seek help after the motorcycle they were riding pillion was involved in an accident in Bintangor Wednesday (Jan 22) night which killed their father.
Charges against ex-AIAC chief quashed
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has quashed three criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving more than RM1mil against the former director of Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Datuk Dr N. Sundra Rajoo.
A splashing good time
Children having a whale of a time in a stream in the tropical forest in Ulu Bendul, Kuala Pilah about 25km from Seremban.
Entrepreneur Development Ministry renamed
PETALING JAYA: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry has been renamed as the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry as part of the government’s efforts to strengthen the cooperatives movement.
‘Drop action against Zuraida’
PETALING JAYA: PKR’s number two Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is leading the charge of a group of party leaders in demanding the party to immediately drop all actions against PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamarudin.
Puspakom: Vehicles need periodical checks
PETALING JAYA: Vehicles need to undergo periodical checks even though there seem to be no inherent problems with them, said Puspakom, a computerised vehicle inspection company owned by DRB-HICOM Bhd.
‘No meat products from Wuhan sold here’
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has never imported any live animals or associated products from Wuhan, China, which is now seeing the emergence of a new pneumonia-causing coronavirus strain, said the Veterinary Services Department (VSD).
More terminations surface
SIBU: Less than a week after the case of four medical officers (MOs) who had their contracts terminated, another six voiced out their frustration of having to suffer the same fate when their respective hospitals abruptly ended their contracts.
Safety must come first, urges Miros
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) has urged the public to be mindful on roads, saying that defensive practices while driving plays a big role in curbing accidents.
Commission all for election improvements
PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission backs any plans to further improve the election process, even if it sees its role and functions diminished, says its chairman.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah are pictured here with foreign ambassadors and high commissioners to Malaysia after attending a royal luncheon at Istana Negara.
Melaka JCI aims to boost state’s growth
MELAKA: Melaka’s chapter of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) 2020 is hoping to work with young entrepreneurs from various races to revive the state’s history as a successful entreport, says its president Vincent Leng.
M’sian haj quota increased
SEPANG: The official haj quota for Malaysian pilgrims this year has been increased to 31,600 from 30,200 last year, says Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.
More portable toilets on standby this CNY
PETALING JAYA: With the anticipated balik kampung rush happening on major highways this Chinese New Year, highway companies have prepared initiatives to manage the big volume of vehicles on the road.
OTR joy for drivers eyeing new car
PETALING JAYA: The government’s decision to retain on-the-road (OTR) prices of vehicles for a year has brought joy for those looking to buy new cars.
All public bus terminals to go cashless
KUALA LUMPUR: All public bus terminals in the country will implement a cashless ticket purchase system by using e-wallets, Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook said.
Hamas leader calls on Dr M in Putrajaya
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad received a courtesy call from Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and his delegation at his office in Perdana Putra here today.
Ex-journalist Tajuddin Saman dies
PUTRAJAYA: The winner of the 1990 Kajai Award, former Berita Harian journalist, Tajuddin Saman, passed away at his house in Precinct 9, here today.
Man arrested for stealing money from mosque
IPOH: Being banished from the state before and having 13 previous criminal records did not change a man who was arrested for allegedly stealing money from the donation box at Shukuriah Mosque in Telok...
Selangor targets RM12b investments this year
Selangor targets to achieve investments worth RM12 billion in 2020 compared with RM10 billion last year, says state investment, industry and commerce, and small and medium enterprises committee chairp...
Toll reduction: Pakatan has made good where BN failed, says Tony Pua
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The restructuring of PLUS Malaysia Bhd's (PLUS) highway toll rates starting Feb 1 will be the first time in the history of the highway concessionaire in which toll rates have been reduced without the government having to make compensation, in the process saving RM26bil for the benefit of the people and for economic development, says Tony Pua.
10% toll discount on second Penang bridge for CNY
BATU KAWAN: Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB), the concessionaire for the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge (JSAHMS), is offering a 10% discount on toll for motorists using the bridge on Chinese New...
Malaysia makes democratic progress: Report
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian democracy has improved on the international scale, jumping nine spots up from 52nd to 43rd as reported in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) democracy index.
MMA: Screen all travellers from China
KUALA LUMPUR: Travellers from areas in China where new coronavirus infections have been reported should undergo health screening upon arrival in Malaysia, the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) said ...
Wee unfazed by unrequited love for Guan Eng
PETALING JAYA: In a case of unrequited love, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong says he will love everyone the same regardless of their political beliefs, even DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.
US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan
The Republican-controlled US Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and ens...
Malaysia's 50 shades of grey problem
PETALING JAYA - Penang, the second top greying state in the country, will overtake Perak in 20 years to become Malaysia's "oldest" state.