TUARAN: The problem of residents living in the interior areas of Sabah while not possessing identification documents has declined due to the proactive work of the National Registration Department (NRD...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): AmBank (M) Bhd and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Bhd (CGC) today launched an RM30 million Syariah-compliant financing facility for start-ups that have been in business...
KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank (M) Berhad (“AmBank”) and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (“CGC”) have entered a new strategic partnership to fulfil the financing needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
The European parliament voted on April 17 to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of being asked to do so by authorities.
It’s funny how friendly someone gets when they’re trying to sell you something.
IN 1985, the Malaysian government imposed hefty tariffs on imported vehicles to safeguard and nurture the growth of its domestic automobile industry.
BRUSSELS (April 18): Internet companies should remove terrorist content within one hour after receiving an order from the authorities, to combat radicalisation and contribute to public security, Xinhu...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― Share prices continued their downward momentum on Bursa Malaysia this morning with trading remaining lacklustre.
The European parliament voted on Wednesday to fine firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter up to 4 percent of their turnover if they persistently fail to remove extremist content within one hour of be...
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government is planning to set up a relocation centre for conflict refugees on a remote island located far from the mainland.
DUBAI: It was a one-two punch that has turned the ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
MIRI: The plantation, bush and peat fire, which caused Kuala Baram to be hazy, has been brought under control, with the blaze covering 70ha extinguished late this evening.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) seized documents belonging to Maika Holdings yesterday, a source close to the investigations said.
A more powerful MINI John Cooper Works Clubman will also join the ranks in the future.
In-app purchases were up 222% year on year, hitting US$18.9mil globally.
Snap Inc’s photo-sharing app Snapchat will lose users in the US for the first time this year, suggesting the company’s latest efforts to broaden its audience with new features like gaming won’t revive growth in the short-term.
KUALA LUMPUR: A slide in Maybank and Tenaga Nasional shares sent the FBM KLCI to the lowest close since December 2016 while the ringgit extended its decline against the US dollar.
KUALA LUMPUR: Daily average volume on the onshore foreign currency exchange (FX) market stands at US$12.3bil, according to Bank Negara.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Frontken Corp Bhd shares rose 8.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since Dec 20, while Malaysia's benchmark index declined.
Amazon Web Services, a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said it will help astronomers in Chile crunch huge troves of data using its cloud computing services, a symbolically important step for the retail-to-entertainment giant as it looks to expand in Latin America.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Bursa Malaysia remained easier at mid-afternoon today, amid a cautious broader market.
LONDON: After managing to revive oil prices through production cutbacks, Opec now risks squandering its victory again by letting crude surge too high.
KOTA KINABALU, April 17 ― The Sabah government is pre-empting a possible influx of refugees escaping conflict in neighbouring countries by identifying an island that could be used to shelter them.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Bursa Malaysia was lower at the early session today on lack of catalysts.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Gadang Holdings Bhd rose on Wednesday morning after securing RM38.5mil contract to build bridge in Tun Razak Exchange Development (TRX).
BENGALURU: U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday its unit and an affiliate of Qatar Petroleum had won three exploration blocks offshore Argentina.
BERLIN: A petrol-driven Volkswagen Beetle is an enduring classic, but it's not the most eco-friendly mode of transport - unless you convert it to 100-per-cent electric.
BEIJING: New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor under the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the economy.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): AmBank Group is partnering with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to enable the students and staff to make their payments in a convenient, simple and secure way via online bill ...
Audi has unveiled the AI:ME concept vehicle at the ongoing Auto Shanghai motor Show – a city car of the future which offers compact dimensions, a spacious interior, and the ability to drive autonomo...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) settled lower today amid an overall cautious market, in contrast to the regional markets.
KUALA LUMPUR: Trading volume and value of stocks traded on Bursa Malaysia fell to the lowest since March 28 on Tuesday due to a general lacklustre interest.
MIRI, April 15 — The wildfire in Kuala Baram here has spread over 100 hectares, engulfing forests, plantations and peat land, according to the Miri Fire & Rescue Department.
MIRI (April 16): The wildfire in Kuala Baram here has spread over 100 hectares, engulfing forests, plantations and peat land, according to the Miri Fire & Rescue Department.
SHANGHAI: Lotus launches its brand new Evora GT4 Concept at the Shanghai Auto Show 2019.
BELAGA (April 16): Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department has confirmed that 407 people were left homeless when fire destroyed two blocks of longhouses at the Sungai Asap Resettlement Scheme in Uma Bawa...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 ― The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) turned lower at lunch break today, amid weaker sentiment in the overall market.
KUALA LUMPUR: Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) is just as important to Malaysia's development now as it was in the early years after Merdeka, says M. Kulasegaran.
BEIJING, April 16 — New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor on the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the ...
BELAGA (April 16): Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department has confirmed that 407 people were left homeless when fire destroyed two blocks of longhouses at the Sungai Asap Resettlement Scheme in Uma Bawang...
BELAGA, April 16 — Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department has confirmed that 407 people were left homeless when fire destroyed two blocks of longhouses at the Sungai Asap Resettlement Scheme in Uma Bawa...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Bursa Malaysia eased at the early session today in line with the weaker overnight performance of Wall Street.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Prestariang Bhd fell 11.32% in early trade Tuesday after filing a legal claim of RM732.86mil against the Government over the termination of the National Immigration Control System (SKIN) project.
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips notched slim gains early Tuesday as some buying of KL Kepong and Genting Bhd underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance but the overall market was lacklustre.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): RHB Retail Research said Inari Amertron Bhd may rise higher after it breached above the RM1.70 threshold.
KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research is retaining its reduce call for Prestariang after the unit filed a legal claim totalling RM732.8mil against the government for the loss of the SKIN concession project.
PETALING JAYA: Having failed to reach a settlement following several rounds of negotiations, Prestariang Bhd has decided to take the federal government to court to sue for compensation over the termination of its contract.
BINTULU: More than 100 residents from about 40 families at Uma Bawang in Sungai Asap, Belaga were made homeless when two blocks of longhouses and a church were razed on Monday evening.
BINTULU: More than 100 residents from about 40 families in Uma Bawang in Sungai Asap, Belaga were made homeless when two blocks of longhouses and a church were razed this evening.
MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department today called on the public here to reduce outdoor activities as the city of Miri is expected to be hazy due to the 70-hectare plantation and peat fire in Kuala Bar...
KOTA KINABALU: An elderly woman was found unconscious outside her house in Sandakan district after she was believed to have been attacked by robbers.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Prestariang Bhd has filed a legal claim of RM732.86 million against the government over the termination of the National Immigration Control System (SKIN) project.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session mixed, as mild profit taking emerged in selected heavyweights, despite positive sentiments on the local and global economic market a...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) extended last week's gains to open higher today, driven by positive catalysts on the local market in line with an uptrend on the regi...
SMALLER businesses are often hesitant about new technology mainly due to investment costs and a lack of awareness.
CHINA’S small businesses are cautiously optimistic amid the anticipated global economic downtrend in 2019, with over 70% of those surveyed expecting growth this year, a survey said.
TWENTY years ago, the farmers around Yunnan’s Dianchi Lake mostly grew vegetables for sale in local village markets.
Netflix’s market share value seems to have taken a dip after the announcement of Disney’s new live streaming service, Disney+. The brand lost as much as US$8 billion (~RM32.92 billion) or approxim...
Inventors from all walks of life offered new products to help dog owners, elderly patients and time-pressed personnel recruiters this week as the annual international inventions exhibition got underway in Geneva.
KUALA LUMPUR: Cartoonist Fatah sat in his wheelchair surrounded by an excited crowd, his hands trembling from a nerve disorder, but he happily obliged autograph requests.
PETALING JAYA: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has congratulated Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan's on his victory in the Rantau by-election, saying the people have rejected Pakatan Harapan's politics of blame.
RANTAU: Barisan Nasional (BN) retains Rantau with a 4,510 vote majority, according to the official results displayed during the counting session at SJK (C) Bandar Sri Sendayan, as of 8.10pm.
KUALA LUMPUR: Frequent engagements between policymakers and the people are needed for Malaysians, particularly Malay Muslim youths, to better grasp the meaning of living in Malaysia Baharu (New Malaysia), says Malaysia Youth Foundation director Mustaffa Kamil Ayub.
RANTAU: It's official! Election Commission (EC) declares Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan winner of the Rantau by-election with 10,397 votes.
LETTER | There are two ways to look at the new departure levy.
SEREMBAN: Up to 61% of the 20,793 ordinary voters have exercised their rights as of 2pm in the Rantau state by-election today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Medical graduates who fail to complete their housemanship or take more time to complete their stint are mostly ill-prepared for the demands of being a medical practitioner, said Universi...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― The Election Commission (EC) has almost achieved its target of 70 per cent voter turnout in the Rantau by-election today.
RANTAU POLLS | The discipline of the supporters of the political parties on the polling day today was not satisfactory, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
KUALA LUMPUR: The dean of the faculty of medicine at Universiti Malaya (UM) said most of the medical graduates undergoing their housemanship are unprepared for the job.
RANTAU, April 13 ― Voter turnout for the Rantau by-election was 55 per cent at 1pm today, the Election Commission (EC) said today.
RANTAU: The Election Commission (EC) has urged those with evidence that candidates or supporters committing election offences today to lodge a police report.
APRIL 13 — There are two ways to look at the new departure levy.
RANTAU: The 14 voting centres for the Rantau by-election opened at 8am today, with three of the four candidates joining the early birds to cast their ballots.
THE dollar’s strength sustained for the second consecutive week.
Malaysia has been importing about 30%-40% of its rice consumption annually for the last 30 years.
SEREMBAN, April 13 ― Polling opened at 8am today in the Rantau state by-election.
PUTRAJAYA: Four former directors of gold investment firm Genneva Sdn Bhd, who were convicted of money-laundering and receiving unlicensed deposits worth more than RM200mil, lost their bid for a review of their conviction and eight years’ imprisonment.
SINGAPORE, April 12 — Nine years after it opened with much fanfare, global technology giant IBM’s manufacturing facility in Tampines will be shut, with the remaining workers to be laid off.
India’s election watchdog has asked the nation’s 400 million smartphone users to get engaged in the fight against election corruption and fake news as the world’s most populous democracy goes to the polls.
LONDON, April 12 — Signs of a stabilisation in China's giant economy and a soggy dollar helped oil markets cement their best run for more than three years today, though stocks weren't buoyed much af...
GEORGE TOWN: Outstation and Indian voters have emerged as last minute factors for the four candidates seeking a win when voting commences in the Rantau state by-election at Negri Sembilan tomorrow.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMSB) is confident of holding on to its road maintenance concessions in Sarawak which end in June 2019.
Upskirting officially became an offence in England and Wales on April 12, with offenders facing up to two years in prison and being placed on the sex offenders register if convicted.
PUTRAJAYA (April 12): Four former directors of gold investment firm Genneva Sdn Bhd who were convicted for money-laundering and receiving unlicensed deposits worth more than RM200 million will be stay...
GEORGE TOWN: Outstation and Indian voters have emerged to become last minute factors for the four candidates seeking a win when voting commences in the Rantau state by – election at Negri Sembilan t...
Walt Disney Co priced its highly anticipated streaming video service below Netflix in an aggressive move to challenge the dominant streaming service and entice families to buy yet another monthly subscription.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): AmInvestment Bank has upgraded Sunway Bhd to “Buy’ from ‘Hold’ with a higher fair value of RM1.95 versus RM1.73 previously, supported by its unbilled sales of RM2.1 bi...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI rebounded into positive territory in early trade today, led by Tenaga Nasional, which rose 1.7 per cent to RM12.26 after losing four per cent at...
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Sedania Innovator Bhd jumped 63% in early trade on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd is shaping up as far as its managing director (MD) Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar is concerned.
GEORGE TOWN: The stock market outlook in Malaysia is expected to be bright this year, according to Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will be rolling out a new integrated system for businesses to better manage their assets, liabilities and risks.
KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3mil, will start on Oct 7 at the High Court.
THE recent factory bus crash, which claimed the lives of the driver and 11 passengers who were foreign workers, is another black mark in our road safety track record.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,236 medical graduands will be appointed as graduate medical officers (PPS) this month as part of the government’s effort to provide housemanship training for medical gradu...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) is aiming to disburse RM50 billion in mortgages and RM35 billion in loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) is planning to disburse about RM50bil in mortgages and RM35bil in loans to the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector over the next three years.
SEREMBAN: K. Kamalam was a new bride when she moved into her husband's home in Kg Sagga in Rantau in 1956.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Bursa Malaysia fell to a 52-week low today with 25 of the benchmark index’s heavyweight stocks in the red and Tenaga being the main drag.