With high house prices making it prohibitive for young Malaysians to buy their dream home, renting seems to be the only alternative for now.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has affirmed the conviction against former executive chairman of Megan Media Holdings for submission of false information about the group's revenue to Bursa Malaysia 12 years ago.
Liew (centre) with his defence counsels Chin (right) and Osman.
GEORGE TOWN: A group which has been active for several years advocating for the abolition of small, cheap bottled liquor today decried the government’s lack of will in implementing a ban.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s (pix) application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
PETALING JAYA: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has asked the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to stop cement traders from imposing a price increase on the item.
THE Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) strongly supports the announcement by Bank Negara governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus on the need for the establishment of a Consumer Cred...
KOTA KINABALU: A 20-year-old unemployed man, who claimed trial to three counts of committing sexual offences against his little stepsister, told the Sessions Court here yesterday that he had nothing t...
KUALA TERENGGANU: A beauty salon owner who operated a clinic and conducted aesthestic medical procedures without valid registration was slapped with an RM100,000 fine by the Sessions Court here.
PETALING JAYA: The enforcement division of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will issue an immediate notice to the country’s 19 cement producing factories seeking clarification over r...
PETALING JAYA: Environmentalists have welcomed the additional allocation of RM60 million to states to protect their marine and forestry resources.
PETALING JAYA: In order to ensure that consumers are protected and treated fairly, Bank Negara is working with a number of ministries to make the Consumer Credit Act law soon.
KUALA LUMPUR: A singer has pleaded not guilty to two charges related to keeping a sunbear cub, a protected species, without a permit and for keeping the animal in a non-conducive environment.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Former Pensioners Trust Fund (KWAP) CEO Datuk Azian Mohd Noh said the former prime minister and finance minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was her "ultimate boss", thus she cannot...
PETALING JAYA: Children should not be discouraged from expressing their views, even if those views are different from that of the government of the day, DAP National Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Si...
IPOH: The directors of two different companies pleaded guilty at a Sessions Court here on Monday (June 3) for negligence after one worker died and another sustained injuries in separate cases.
JOHOR BARU: Two Datuks were among three people charged with 27 counts of document forgery.
JOHOR BARU: Two Datuks and a lawyer were charged in a Magistrate's Court here, with 27 counts of document forgery related offences.
KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 29 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has called for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to be investigated for activities “detrimental to parliamentary democracy”, a crimina...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): As a result of running a dental clinic without a valid licence, a 64-year-old man was fined RM40,000 in default of eight months imprisonment by the Sessions Court here.
KUALA LUMPUR: A businessman was fined RM16,000 or five months imprisonment by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to a charge of keeping 243 Baya Weaver (Ploceus Philippinus) a protect...
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has ordered Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009, and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money-laundering case.
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health’s (DOSH) disclosure that 711 workers were killed on the job in 2017, with 183 of the fatal...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The Primary industries Ministry will hold a meeting with members of the European Parliament and European Council in October in its mission to promote the country's palm oil, sai...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today maintained his plea of not guilty on 35 counts of corruption related to timber concessions in Sabah and 16 counts of money ...
PETALING JAYA: A trust fund – the Kumpulan Wang Alam Sekitar – will be set up under Section 70 of the proposed new environment law that can be used, among others, to pay off informers of environment crime.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the Government to formulate a special Act to protect Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) graduates, especi...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): An employee at a private company was charged at the Ampang Magistrate's Court here Friday (May 17) with three counts of using fake sick leave certificates in February and March.
RAUB: The sessions court yesterday sentenced a Vietnamese man to three years in jail and RM13,000 fine or another 16 months for illegal logging and encroaching into the Lentang Forest Reserve in Bento...
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will use Britain's Climate Change Act 2008 as a model reference in the country's aim to institutionalise climate change action, said Yeo Bee Yin.
CYBERJAYA: Those intending to sell their electronic devices, like smartphone and computer, are advised to send them to CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) for data sanitisation to avoid the theft of their personal data.CSM chief executive officer Datuk Dr Amiruddin Abdul Wahab said the move would help curb cyber harassment, as well as prevent them from becoming victims of exploitation by irresponsible quarters.
MAY 12 — Last week, Singapore's parliament passed a Bill giving government ministers broad powers to combat fake news.
PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have called for the outright abolishment of the Sedition Act, saying there is no need for a replacement either.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has fixed May 24 for a decision on an application by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor to set aside a prosecution n...
PUTRAJAYA • The Sedition Act will be either repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, Malaysia's government has announced.
PORT DICKSON: Two individuals, both with previous a record of drug-related offences, may face the death penalty after they were arrested for allegedly being in possession of drugs.
PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Sedition Act will be either be repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, the government announced.
PUTRAJAYA: The Sedition Act will be either be repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, the government announced.
KUALA LUMPUR: Three directors of investment company Monspace, including a Datuk Seri, were hauled to the Sessions Court here for allegedly conducting a direct sales business without a licence.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A contractor was fined RM6,000 by the Sessions Court here for beating his pet dog, a Rottweiler, with a metal spade.
PETALING JAYA: Police are to call up the organisers of the Ummah rally was held in Kuala Lumpur earlier today for not providing them with all the necessary documents required by law.
PUTRAJAYA: There will be a new director for the state Department of Environment (DOE) in Johor to take charge of enforcement there.
IPOH, April 29 — Authorities should stop its investigation on an academic forum on the Rome Statute held at the Universiti Malaya last Saturday, DAP leaders have said.
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has been told that the widow of Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, who is charged with his murder, will satisfy strict conditions imposed on her if she is granted bail.
SANDAKAN: All parties involved in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election have been reminded to always comply with the election laws, rules and ethics during the campaign period beginning tomorrow (Apr...
SANDAKAN (April 26): All parties involved in the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election have been reminded to always comply with the election laws, rules and ethics during the campaign period beginning to...
All parties involved in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election have been reminded to comply with the election laws, rules and ethics during the campaign period beginning tomorrow until 11.59pm on May ...
KUCHING, April 26 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has rallied the legal fraternity of East Malaysia to oppose the extension of the Malaysian Bar Council’s proposed Legal P...
SANDAKAN, April 26 — All parties involved in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election have been reminded to always comply with the election laws, rules and ethics during the campaign period beginning ...
PUTRAJAYA: Samirah Muzaffar, who is accused of the murder of her husband, Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, is willing to be placed under house arrest, the Court of Appeal heard.
JOHOR BARU: A non-executive director of a used tyre processing factory claimed trial to abetting three others to dispose of scheduled waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang last month.
KUALA LUMPUR: Parliamentary reforms will not be successful without a change in political culture and mindset, says Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.
JOHOR BARU: A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last month has surrendered to police.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Malaysia is mulling to elevate the European Commission's (EC) Delegated Act issue, the classification of palm oil as “high risk”, to the dispute settlement mechanism under...
PUTRAJAYA: The human resources ministry will tighten the Employment Act 1955 to better protect domestic workers and prevent workplace discrimination, its minister said.
KUALA LUMPUR: A lecturer at a community college pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today on four counts of submitting false documents pertaining to the 1Malaysia Skills and Employability Pr...
PETALING JAYA (April 20): The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal has not received the green light from The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC), said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Sama...
PETALING JAYA: The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not given Penang the green light for its Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad.
PUTRAJAYA (April 19): The Government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cyber security, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
The government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cybersecurity, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) revealed today that it has been operating on a budget deficit for the past few years, as Putrajaya failed to fund its opera...
PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — The government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cyber security, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is hoping that its annual report will be debated at the next sitting of Parliament in July.
THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws.
SEREMBAN: A 38-year-old despatch rider claimed trial at the Sessions Court here for allegedly accepting a RM117,450 deposit from a man to invest in gold, despite not having a valid licence.
Najib, 66, the sixth prime minister of Malaysia, is the first premier to find himself in the dock.
MELAKA (April 16): Three chicken egg producing companies were charged in the Session’s Court here today were with profiteering from the sale of A grade chicken eggs.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has achieved the federal government’s policy to provide jobs for 1 per cent of the disabled in the civil se...
MIRI: Police have detained eight local men and seized 23.50g of syabu worth RM5,850 in a raid carried out at a hut in Long Lama, Baram at 12.25pm yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): Will racist tendencies be a thing of the past in the home rental market soon?
RANTAU POLLS | Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun said Pakatan Harapan will probe any claims of sabotage in the Rantau by-election, which saw the ruling coalition suffer a heavy defeat.
LETTER | Today, April 13, 2019 would have Evelyn Ang’s 46th birthday if not for the tragic incident which took her life last year.
PETALING JAYA: The MCA has questioned the government’s refusal to have a legal clause that prevents unilateral conversions of minors.
MELAKA, April 11 ― Malaysian computerised vehicle inspection company Puspakom is not a monopoly, argued parent company DRB Hicom Managing Director Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar.
PETALING JAYA: All vape cartridges and related products containing nicotine must be registered with the health ministry.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The National Security Council Act 2016 will be amended to shift from the prime minister to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong the power to declare security hot spots in the country, acc...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government today introduced a new Bill that will empower the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to declare which areas in the country are security hot spots.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has welcomed the proposed Tobacco Control Act, expected to be introduced by the government by year-end.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia will impose a levy on anyone flying out the country when the Departure Levy Bill 2019 is passed in Parliament.
KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today defended the digital tax on foreign service providers that will come into force next year, saying it is to create a level playing field.
PUTRAJAYA: A new bill to control all tobacco-related products and e-cigarettes and to enforce the no-smoking zone ruling is expected to be introduced by the end of this year, Health Minister Dzulkefly...
KUALA LUMPUR: Anyone flying out the country will have to pay a fee when the Departure Levy Bill 2019 is passed in Parliament.
SEREMBAN, April 7 — A security guard was injured after being allegedly assaulted by a local male artiste at Taman Acacia Park Desa Jati, Nilai, here, yesterday.
SEREMBAN: A security guard was injured after being allegedly assaulted by a local male artiste at Taman Acacia Park Desa Jati, Nilai, here, yesterday.
I refer to the letter by former appeals court K Anantham on Taman Rimba Kiara on March 28, 2019, and would like to respond on behalf of Khalid Samad, the federal territories minister.
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Residential Tenancy Act is poised to be implemented in two years’ time to boost the rental market.
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Residential Tenancy Act is targeted for implementation in two years’ time to boost the rental market.
KUALA LUMPUR: Amendments to the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 are being mulled to deal with online illegal wildlife trade, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Deputy Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji.
GEORGE TOWN: It has been a hellish three months for e-hailing drivers in Penang picking up passengers from the airport as they have been slapped with numerous summonses and compound fines by the Road ...
SHAH ALAM: A police station head and a fireman pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here to charges of accepting bribes from a massage parlour operator, three years ago.
KUANTAN: An administrative assistant pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here today over 32 counts of making false claims on fertility medical treatment worth RM209,233, since 2014.
KUANTAN, March 29 — An administrative assistant pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to over 32 counts of making false claims on fertility medical treatment worth RM209,233 since 2014...
KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian government has sought to freeze seven bank accounts belonging to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho's father, Larry Low Hock Peng, The Edge Markets reported on Thursday (Marc...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today he hopes to have the defunct Parliamentary Services Act (PSA) 1963 revived, via a Bill for the proposed law which he is s...
SHAH ALAM: The High Court here has allowed the two teenage boys accused of the murder of Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan to be released on RM50,000 bail each.
JOHOR BARU: Two directors and a lorry driver of a used tyre-processing company were charged in the Sessions Court here over the chemical dumping incident at Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang.
JOHOR BARU • Two directors and a lorry driver of a used tyre-processing company were charged in the Sessions Court in Johor Baru yesterday with being involved in the dumping of chemicals into Sungai...