GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — By repurposing orange peels and coconut shells into water filter, teeth whitener and odour remover sachets, four pupils from SJK(T) Ladang Prye have won their first internatio...
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KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC 13) will be held here for the first time this year, taking place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from July 24 to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) has seized RM5,701 worth of goods and issued compounds of RM4,200 during the first six days of the implementation of Festive...
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor and Shell Malaysia have teamed up for the first time to hold a nationwide “Balik Kampung Safety Campaign” aimed to make motoring safer during the festive holidays.
PUTRAJAYA (May 24): The government is still positive on the target to ensure that 5.85 million hectares of palm oil plantations nationwide achieve the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certificati...
PUTRAJAYA, May 24 — The government is still positive on the target to ensure that 5.85 million hectares of palm oil plantations nationwide achieve the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifica...
PETALING JAYA: Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing rapidly and is fast becoming an essential part of our lives; from speech recognition tools to drones.
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today dismissed former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s appeal to get his passport from the court in order to perform the umrah or pilgrimage.
TOKYO, May 23 ― The yen advanced against its peers today as persistent US-China trade fears and Brexit concerns fanned risk aversion, lifting the safe-haven Japanese currency.
IOANNINA (Greece), May 22 — He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece’s debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the Euro...
PETALING JAYA: Keen to learn about the evolution of biotechnology in Malaysia and ready to quash your misconceptions about the field?
TOKYO, May 21 ― The dollar held near a 2-1/2-week high today, supported by higher US-yields and as intensifying trade frictions between the United States and China boosted appetite for the safe-have...
NEW YORK: Oil prices on Monday rose to multi-week highs before easing later in the session as Opec indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that have helped boost prices this year, while escalating Middle East tensions provided further support.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on May 17 in its latest report.
KUALA LUMPUR: Road safety advocate Petron kicked off its largest car safety check campaign at more service stations to promote safer roads in line with the upcoming festive season and long holiday in ...
The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a danger barely recognised a few years ago.
BRUSSELS, May 15 — Italy's deteriorating public finances will break European Union rules this year and next unless Rome alters its policies, but the EU executive is split on how to best handle the c...
LONDON: OPEC said on Tuesday that world demand for its oil would be higher than expected this year as supply growth from rivals including U.S. shale producers slows, pointing to a tighter market if the exporter group refrains from raising output.
PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has failed again in his bid to obtain his passport from the court in order to perform the umrah or pilgrimage.
Notable filings BETWEEN April 22 and 26, notable filings with Bursa Malaysia included that by Alam Maritim Resources Bhd.
MILAN, May 13 — Facebook said yesterday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this ...
PETALING JAYA: The most iconic line in the Avengers: Endgame movie became Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong’s pick to his express his love for his mother in conjunction with Mothers Day.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress has urged the government to outlaw political ownership of news media so that employees do not become victims or “political slaves”.
BUKIT KAYU HITAM : Seven Myanmar nationals believed to have used a marine route to slip into the country illegally through Pulau Langkawi were caught by Customs and Immigration officers at the passenger inspection area in the Langkawi ferry terminal on Thursday (May 9).
SANDAKAN: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun (pix) has described the Sandakan parliamentary by-election as the best by-election held under his watch.
SANDAKAN, May 11 (Bernama) — Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun has described the Sandakan parliamentary by-election as the best by-election held under his watch.
KUALA LUMPUR: Visitors who wish to purchase food and drinks at Ramadan bazaars during the fasting month can now do so without using cash with the help of the Touch ‘n Go e-wallet.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Just over half of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 4pm today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
SHAH ALAM (May 11): Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight companies from China, for future potential foreign direct investment and tech...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― Less than half of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 3pm today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― An estimated 20 per cent of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 10am today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
SANDAKAN: Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
SANDAKAN: DAP candidate Vivian Wong arrived to cast her vote at SK Muhibbah, one of the polling centres for the Sandakan by-election, at around 8am on Saturday (May 11).
Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
SANDAKAN, May 11 ― Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
BALIK PULAU: After putting up with the bottleneck at the hillside road leading to their homes for seven months, it will be at least two more weeks of agony for Balik Pulau residents before traffic flow returns to normal following a recent cave-in.
PUTRAJAYA: Samirah Muzaffar, who is accused of murdering her husband, Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, has been denied bail again pending trial.
SANDAKAN (Bernama): Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am on Saturday (May 11).
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Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific have reduced interest rates this week, offering monetary stimulus to the economy as the US-China trade war continues to pose downside risks to growth.
FOR the week ended April 26, a total of 14 prosecution witnesses took the stand to testify in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial.
MUMBAI, May 10 — India’s biggest lender today said it has received two unsolicited bids for Jet Airways, raising hopes for the revival of the debt-laden carrier which was forced to ground its enti...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Bursa Malaysia finished trading today on a negative note, in sync with some key regional bourses amid mounting worries over the global economy outlook.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Samirah Muzaffar, who is accused of murdering her husband, Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, has been denied bail again pending trial.
SEREMBAN: A rubber tapper claimed trial at the Sessions Court here Friday (May 10) to a charge of molesting his 16-year-old stepdaughter last month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier gain and dipped at morning today, as sentiment remained wary just hours before tariffs by the US on China imports were to take effect.
Leaders of the European Union met in Romania on Thursday to prepare for changes in the EU institutions that will start after an election to the European Parliament in two weeks.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s dusk-to-dawn sea curfew which ends today (May 10) will be extended for another two weeks until May 26 (Sunday), says Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah.
An unemployed man was nabbed by the police for robbing his ex-wife in Temerloh, reported Sinar Harian.
TASEK GELUGOR: Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened here and in Butterworth until 7pm this evening.
NEW YORK, May 9 — Occidental Petroleum chief executive Vicki Hollub was caught off guard when US oil giant Chevron swooped in last month with a US$33 billion (RM137.1 billion) offer to buy Anadarko ...
Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened in Tasek Gelugor and Butterworth until 7pm this evening.
TASEK GELUGOR (Bernama): Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened here and in Butterworth as at 7pm Thursday (May 9).
Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (“Bank Islam”) is revising its Base Rate (“BR”) by 26 basis points from 4.03 percent to 3.77 percent per annum, while its Base Financing Rate (“BFR”) is reduced ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The “Datuk Seri” who was charged with three counts of causing grievous hurt to two Rela volunteers is being sought by police for involvement in an armed attack at a nightclub along O...
KUALA LUMPUR: Four men, including a ‘Datuk Seri’, were being sought to facilitate investigations into an attack on an entertainment centre at Jalan Klang Lama here, last Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Teo Seng Capital Bhd announced today that net profit more than tripled to RM22.09 million in its first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19), from RM6.61 million a year earlier, ...
Frozen payments involved email fraud, online romance scams and investment fraud. Phone frauds include fake officials, bogus kidnappings and the “guess who I am” scam.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The former wife of Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, Datin Shahnaz A Majid, has filed a claim seeking RM300 million in joint matrimonial assets at the Syariah High Court here.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Maybank KL Main branch assistant manager Halijah Abdul Wahab will today be cross-examined by Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah on the 16th da...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The FBM KLCI lost 0.6% at mid-morning today, tracking the fall at regional markets spooked by US-China trade tensions.
(May 9): Maybank Kim Eng analyst Mohd Hafiz Hassan upgraded the recommendation on CSC Steel Holdings Bhd to buy from sell.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9) - Maybank KL Main branch assistant manager Halijah Abdul Wahab will today be cross-examined by Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah on the 16th...
IF there was any expectation that the political rollercoaster would end after the eventful 14th General Election last year, many were in for a surprise.
PETALING JAYA: The government needs to buck up and deliver. That’s the key message from a survey, commissioned by The Star, of 1,079 Malaysians of their assessment of Pakatan Harapan’s performance, one year after the coalition’s takeover of Putrajaya.
IBM Corp has pledged to the world’s IT developers and executives to keep Red Hat Inc as an independently run company, according to its chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Ginni Rometty.
NEW YORK, May 8 — A gauge of world equity markets rose and safe-haven bond prices fell today after the White House said it had received an indication from China that it wanted to make a trade deal w...
In 2016, Rajesh Raut started driving an Uber taxi in Mumbai, hoping he could earn more than the US$215 he received each month for making flatbreads at a roadside stall.
KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas Chemical, Axiata and Tenaga Nasional dragged the FBM KLCI into the red at the close on Wednesday as investors decided to take some money off the table due to the US-China trade conflict.
Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak claimed that police were taking the civil forfeiture route on his assets totalling RM711 million as returning them would vindicate him.
KUCHING: The Sarawak Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce will coordinate seven trade expositions, mostly in foreign countries in the second half of the year to exhibit and promote various p...
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the most property obsessed country in the Southeast Asia and ranked at fourth place globally after the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Taiwan, according to HSBC Malaysia.
SINGAPORE: Southeast Asian stock markets tumbled on Wednesday tracking losses on the Wall Street, on worries global growth could be hit as the U.S.-China trade deal seen falling apart, while the additional U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese goods loomed large.
PETALING JAYA: Two civil forfeiture suits have been filed by the government and the police against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and several others to seize RM711mil worth of items, which were allegedly bought using 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds.
LONDON, May 8 ― German government bond yields hit five-week lows yesterday and Italian shares fell, led by the country's banking index, after the European Commission revised down euro area growth fo...
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Kulim International Airport (KXP) – that has stirred concern from the Penang government – has the support of the Tourism Ministry which intends to use it as a “tourist gateway”. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi described the KXP as an important project because of its location near the border with Thailand.
JOHOR BARU: More than RM2.1mil worth of smuggled fireworks, cigarettes and liquor were seized by the Customs Department during a series of operations at Taman Bukit Indah and Kulai here.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia has topped the list as the most property-obsessed country in Southeast Asia.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 8 — The shipments for the Samsung Galaxy Fold haven’t just been delayed, they could be cancelled completely according to CNET.
TOKYO, May 8 ― When she worked in sales for a Japanese bank, Chihiro Narazaki was passed over for the best assignments in favour of older colleagues.
TOKYO: When she worked in sales for a Japanese bank, Chihiro Narazaki was passed over for the best assignments in favour of older colleagues. Her input was discouraged and she often stayed late just to do routine paperwork
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia has topped the list as the most property-obsessed country in Southeast Asia.
THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) launched a public consultation on May 7 to seek views from the industry and public on the appropriate regulatory frameworks and policies for 5G. The fee...
NEW YORK, May 7 — Wall Street stocks dropped again early today as the latest flare-up in US-China trade tensions dampened hopes for a speedy resolution to the months-long fight.
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JOHOR BARU, May 7 — The state Royal Malaysian Customs Department has foiled attempts to smuggle and confiscated alcoholic drinks, firecrackers and cigarettes of various brands, estimated to be worth...
JOHOR BARU: Larkin assemblyman Mohd Izhar Ahmad says he will not be quitting Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia to become an independent assemblyman.
JOHOR BARU: The Customs Department seized more than RM2.1mil worth of smuggled fireworks, cigarettes and liquor in a series of raids in Taman Bukit Indah and Kulai here.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang hopes to have the tripartite meeting with Kedah and the Transport Ministry on the proposed Kulim International Airport (KXP) before July.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government needs more information on Western Australia's reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
The government requires more information on Western Australia's reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas Corporation' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, says Deputy Prime Minister D...
KUALA LUMPUR: The government requires more information on Western Australia’s reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas’ rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, says Deputy P...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) approved its first RM2 billion loan to SRC International Sdn Bhd without adhering to its own investment policy and guidelines, the ...
Former YouTuber Austin Jones, 26, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for influencing underage female fans into producing and sending him sexually explicit videos.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The government requires more information on Western Australia’s reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, says...
GEORGE TOWN (May 7): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hopes that the Penang International Airport (PIA) and the proposed Kulim Airport (KXP) will complement each other instead of competing against each o...
Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia (Bosch AA) introduced a car and road safety campaign called ‘Drive for Life’ to raise awareness among drivers on the importance of regular vehicle maintenance...
(May 7): Credit Suisse analyst Danny Chan upgraded the recommendation on Axiata Group Bhd to outperform from neutral.