RM500 for COLA, retire at 65
PETALING JAYA: MTUC has proposed for the government to introduce a minimum monthly RM500 cost of living allowance (COLA) for all workers and to increase the...
MTUC purposes RM500 cost of living allowance
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called for a monthly minimum of RM500 in cost of living allowance (Cola) in its Budget 2020 proposals, especially after the nation’s pov...
Teacher loses RM400,000 to love scam
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SIBU: A 47-year-old teacher lost nearly RM400,000 after she was scammed by two men who claimed they loved her.
Proton Saga facelifted and launched from RM33K
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton's facelifted Saga has officially been launched with three variants for choice and has been touted to have improved levels of noise vibration and harshness as well as enhanced body...
Bersih 2.0 fundraising dinner raises RM197,528.50
The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) wishes to update the public on the current tally of our “Securing Reform, Support Bersih 2.0” fundraising campaign after the campaign’s fi...
47 students awarded Taiwan scholarships
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 47 students have been awarded Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu (Mandarin) Enrichment Scholarship to pursue degrees and short-term Mandarin courses in Taiwan.
Mobius says every portfolio needs at least 10% gold holding
VETERAN investor Mark Mobius says gold’s set to push higher, potentially topping US$1,500 an ounce, as interest rates head lower, central banks extend purchases, and uncertainty surrounding geopolitics and cryptocurrencies fans demand.
Cops cripple drugs and online gambling syndicates
Penang police have crippled a syndicate distributing heroin and ecstasy pills with the seizure of drugs with a street value of RM718,700, as well as an online gambling ring.The drugs were seized after...
Couple held for using fish bombs
KOTA KINABALU: Having a big haul of fish – close to 120kg – is perfectly fine but catching them with fish bombs is a no-no, say the police.
Uber’s rocky road to global powerhouse
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 — Uber, set to make its stock market debut in one of the largest technology share offerings, has become a disruptive force in local transportation and generated its share of co...
Battle for votes heats up
SANDAKAN: Larger Chinese crowds are appearing at DAP ceramah over the past two days as the momentum for tomorrow’s by-election picked up heat as the loose alliance of opposition parties is pushing harder for Datuk Linda Tsen of Parti Bersatu Sabah.
Trade war woes continue to worry investors
KUALA LUMPUR: US President Donald Trump’s threat about additional tariffs on Chinese goods continued to worry investors and the FBM KLCI extended its losses in early Thursday trade.
Bung Moktar lends PBS a hand in Sandakan
SANDAKAN: After being charged with three counts of corruption, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin made his first appearance in the Sandakan by-election campaign to push for an upset over Pakatan Harapan in the DAP stronghold.
Pandora to cut 1,200 jobs as Q1 profit, sales fall
COPENHAGEN: Pandora will lay off another 1,200 workers in Thailand and speed up marketing spending as its new CEO looks to turn around the struggling jewellery maker after another fall in like-for-like quarterly sales.
Monthly allowance for PJM recipients?
KUANTAN: The Ministry of Defence has proposed that Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) veterans who received the medal, Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) be given a monthly allowance.