Highlights of Najib's 1MDB trial last week
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 ― Again and again the former special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak reiterated at the High Court here that he took orders from the former prime minister and not from fugitiv...
Global forex market
The US dollar traded sideways for the week albeit closing marginally higher by 0.02% to 98.272.
Persons with Disabilities Act needs review
THE Malaysian Bar is dismayed that persons with disabilities continue to face significant challenges in exercising basic rights even though a decade has passed since the coming into force of the Perso...
Do the right thing and vaccinate your children
WE refer to the letter “Why parents fear vaccines” (The Star, Feb 22), which states that parents’ fear of vaccine or vaccine hesitancy and refusal is related to cases like Hannah Poling’s. We ...
Witness maintains 1MDB was Najib’s ‘baby’
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak was responsible for coming up with 1MDB, a witness repeated when testifying against the former prime minister at the High Court today.
In defence of Mukhriz
The involvement of Opcom Holdings and the rumoured links of Mukhriz Mahathir in the RM21 billion National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) has generated so much speculation.
Negri PAS treasurer dies after PWTC event
Negeri Sembilan PAS treasurer Mustafa Dollah passed away in the early hours of today after attending the first day of the "Himpunan Perpaduan Ummah" held to mark PAS and Umno's political cooperation.
Singapore F1 accelerates to the finish line
AS it gets closer to Sept 20, excitement escalates to a fevered pitch for the titular Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019 held at the specially built...
'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91
NEW YORK, Sept 12 — T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial US$2,500 (RM10,417) investment, died yesterday at age 91.
Why Amhari called Jho Low the 'puppet master'
The testimony of Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin, the former special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak, at his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial was the most explosive so far, with revelations of ...
Ringgit gains against US dollar at the close
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today following weaker-than-expected Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) August factory index for the United States.
Amhari, Azlin, Jho Low: Najib's 1MDB trio
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 4): If fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (also known as Jho Low) was the “unofficial adviser” to Datuk Sri Najib Razak, the late Datuk Azlin Alias, who died in a helicopter cras...
China’s most indebted firm is too big to fail
THERE’S a lot working against China’s most indebted property firm. China Evergrande Group is sitting on US$113.7bil in debt and its core profit fell 45% in the first half of the year.