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Topic: April 23

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures dipped on Friday as traders squared positions after the contract failed to breach a target price, reversing gains made earlier when it tracked strength in U.S. soyoil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): All eye will be on the testimony of former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail again, ‬as the former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's RM42 million SRC tr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had control in the management of SRC International Sdn Bhd after an amendment was made in the company’s articles of association, the High Court heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had full control over the administration of SRC International Sdn Bhd based on the amendment to the company's Articles of Association.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak added a clause in the constitution of SRC International Sdn Bhd at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to make him the ‘adviser emeritus’ of the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) told the High Court here today that former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who was appointed as adviso...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) told the High Court here today that former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who was appointed as adviso...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court heard today that Najib Razak added a clause in the constitution of SRC International Sdn Bhd at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to make him the adviser emeritus of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The High Court here, today allowed the prosecution’s application for corruption cases involving Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and a former special officer of Datuk Seri Najib Tun...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — The High Court here, today allowed the prosecution’s application for corruption cases involving Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and a former special officer of Datuk Seri Najib Raz...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah assistant finance minister Ramlee Marahaban has filed a second suit against two security forces personnel, claiming they had abused their powers.
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Think Asian by Andrew Sheng THERE has been so much bad news lately that the only good news, if you believe it, lies in the stock market. Simply put, despite all the trade war and political bad news, the US stock markets hover around historical highs. And Asian stock markets are still guided by sentiment in Wall Street.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Two weeks after Metronic Global Bhd took legal action against its shareholders, the building management engineering solutions provider saw some 199.77 million shares, or a 20.75...
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IPOH: The blockade built by orang asli at Kampung Cunex, Gerik, to prevent lorries from taking out timber was taken down without any untoward incident on Thursday (May 16).
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IPOH, May 16 — The Perak state government has given the green light to authorities to remove a blockade that was put up illegally on state land at Kampung Tasik Cunex in Gerik, Mentri Besar Datuk Se...
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Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Beleaguered flight training provider APFT Bhd could finally be seeing the end of its boardroom tussle after withdrawing its legal action against three directors.
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SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says it made timely, relevant and adequate disclosures of its regulatory findings and actions relating to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) ...
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SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it made timely, relevant and adequate disclosures of its regulatory findings and actions relating to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): An export mission organised by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) to Makassar, Indonesia, last month has resulted in a potential export value of more than...
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NOTABLE off-market trades during the period under review included a direct transaction of 24.8 million shares or a 13.5% stake in Ideal United Bintang International Bhd on April 22.
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SINGAPORE: The Philippine stock index fell nearly 2% on Thursday after a disappointing first-quarter growth data, while most of its peers in the region extended losses as investors remained edgy ahead of the crucial U.S.-China trade talks.
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SINGAPORE: A year after its shock election win, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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SIBU: An Indonesian man has been jailed 20 years by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded guilty to two counts of rape involving a 12-year-old neighbour.
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SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - A year after a shock election win, Malaysia's government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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(May 9): A year after a shock election win, Malaysia’s government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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PETALING JAYA: The main people behind a car scam syndicate, that targets vehicle owners who sell their cars online, continue to elude police.
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KUALA LUMPUR: TH Heavy Engineering Bhd (THHE) shares fell over 8% in early trade Tuesday following news that its unit has been fined with US$6.22mil by Dubai Court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petra Energy Bhd, EG Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd and TH Heavy Engineering Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Wednesday, according to JF Apex Research.
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PETALING JAYA: TH Heavy Engineering Bhd’s (THHE) subsidiary, Floatech (L) Ltd, has received a writ of summons filed by Drydocks World – Dubai LLC on April 23.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The failure of Esports Malaysia Association (Esports Malaysia) to follow the correct procedure has resulted in the National Sports Council (NSC) not being able to channel the allocation ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd (THHE) announced that its unit Floatech (L) Ltd had received a writ of summons filed by Drydocks World - Dubai LLC on April 23, demanding Floatech to pay...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said the government has spent an estimated RM15.5 million in seizing the superyacht Equanimity and maintaining it for nine months until it was sold.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 ― Analysts are positive on Proton Holdings Bhd’s outlook following a pent-up demand for its all-new and refreshed models and see no reason why it cannot return to the black nex...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The judicial sale of luxury yacht Equanimity has been completed with the receipt of the full purchase amount of US$126 million (RM523 million) from Genting Malaysia Bhd (Genting) on Apri...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The judicial sale of luxury yacht Equanimity has been completed with the receipt of the full purchase amount of US$126 million (RM523 million) from Genting Malaysia Bhd (Gentin...
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The judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity to Genting Malaysia Bhd has been completed, said the Attorney General’s Chamber.Attorney General Tommy Thomas on Monday said they had received the full...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas said the government had spent an estimated RM15.5 million in seizing and maintaining the superyacht Equanimity for nine months until it was sol...
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PETALING JAYA: The judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity to Genting Malaysia Bhd has been completed, says the Attorney General’s Chamber (AGC).
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“THE 20.7 unemployment rate for science and technology graduates, which is the highest unemployment rate among graduates in the country, needs to be addressed so that it can be rectified,” said Sh...
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IN THE face of financial trouble, it’s often difficult to find someone to turn to.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): APFT Bhd chief operating officer Siva Kumar Kalugasalam has been promoted to chief executive officer (CEO) of the group from April 24.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd sold 7,011 cars in April, underpinned by the sales of the Saga and X70, as it took second spot in month sales for the first time since February 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Proton Holdings Bhd reclaimed its second spot in the vehicle sales table in April, for the first time since February 2016, with total sales of 7,011 units.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd sold 7,011 cars in April, underpinned by the sales of the Proton Saga and Proton X70, as it took second spot in month sales for the first time since February 2016.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, who was found guilty of contempt of court last month and jailed for 30 days, is seeking a pardon from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― Local carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd has become the country’s second best-selling marque last month after a 37-month hiatus from the spot, among others due to its X70 sports ut...
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A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to t...
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JOHOR BARU: A 29-year-old jobless man was sentenced to six years’ jail and six strokes of the cane for cheating 10 people over a non-existent water filter service.
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died today after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to th...
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according...
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to the portal TODAY.
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JOHOR BARU: A 29-year-old man was sentenced to six years' imprisonment and six strokes of the cane by a magistrate's court here on Thursday (May 2), for allegedly selling a non-water filter, which is non-existent.
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SHAH ALAM, April 30 — The High Court today allowed an application by an officer handling the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim to recall the 24th witness of the proceed...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Oil trading and bunkering operator Straits Inter Logistics Bhd has terminated the ships management agreement (SMA) executed between its unit Selatan Bunker (M) Sdn Bhd with Sk...
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court today allowed an application by an officer handling the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim to recall the 24th witness of the proceedings, Kuala H...
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INQUEST | The Kuala Lumpur High Court today allowed Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensic expert Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi to be recalled to the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The forensic expert who performed the autopsy on Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim will be recalled to re-testify at the inquiry into the fireman's death.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have busted a syndicate selling fake medical leave certificates in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.
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APRIL 30 — In the recent Federal Court Civil Application 08(i)-394-07/2018(W) judgment dated April 23, 2019 (the scandalising contempt application dated February 28, 2018 by the Attorney General aga...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): The Attorney General's Chambers has filed an application to transfer Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor's second bribery case to the High Court from the Sessions Court.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran
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SEREMBAN: Police arrested seven locals who were suspected of kidnapping and murdering a foreign man last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has inked a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with national applied research and development (R&D) agency MIMOS Bhd for the ad...
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KUALA LUMPUR: US-based fund Numeric Investor LLC is a substantial shareholder in Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd with a 6.07% stake or 58.6 million shares.
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KOTA KINABALU: A woman, believed to have been moving in and out of Sabah as a drug mule, has been nabbed in Sandakan.
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Last week, DWL Resources Bhd (formerly known as Spring Gallery Bhd), which manufactures ceramics and pottery products, announced it would team up with construction company Gadang Holdings Bhd to bid f...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local market failed to capitalise on better-than-expected US GDP growth as investors took profit off the table in the wake of last week's rebound.
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PETALING JAYA: A freelance Muslim preacher, who is also an associate of controversial cleric Dr Zakir Naik, was arrested in Perlis for allegedly insulting Hinduism.
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PETALING JAYA: A 34-year-old Muslim preacher was arrested in Perlis on Sunday (April 28) for insulting Hinduism.
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SANDAKAN: In fear of drawing flak from the Election Commission (EC), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has refused to announce when the planned extension for the Sandakan Airport would begin.
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This is your last chance to listen to some 120,000 songs from Indian artists and Hindi film soundtracks on Spotify, as they're all about to disappear from the streaming platform following failed negotiations with a major local record label.
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SUBANG JAYA: The police seized 726 laptops worth more than RM1 million in raids on illegal online gambling premises since the beginning of the year.
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KATHMANDU (AFP): A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life, his doctor said Friday (April 26).
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KATHMANDU (Reuters): A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday (April 26), where he was stranded for two days after climbing the world's 10th highest mountain this week, officials said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): G3 Global Bhd said it is not aware of any corporate development that has not been previously announced that may account for today’s sharp gains.
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Britain’s splintered government was rocked April 26 by a growing scandal over who leaked news that Prime Minister Theresa May has conditionally allowed Chinese giant Huawei to develop the UK 5G network.
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I HAD a conversation with my mum recently over an elderly friend, technology, and getting on with life in this hyperconnected world.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): G3 Global Bhd has been queried by Bursa Malaysia over its unusual market activity (UMA), with the latter questioning the group's recent share price rise since April 23.
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Google Indonesia announced via Twitter that Duo has begun rolling out across the country, supporting group video calls with up to four people.
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On April 23, Audible announced that by simply requesting an Amazon Alexa-supported device to "call Audible", you'll be put in contact with a customer support specialist.
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Without changing or upgrading the battery, Tesla has updated the Model S and Model X to increase each vehicle's driving range.
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PUTRAJAYA: A Malaysian climber reported missing while descending Mount Annapurna in Nepal on April 23 has been found safe, the foreign ministry said today.
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Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a 10,000-kilometre (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 ― A Malaysian climber reported missing while descending Mount Annapurna in Nepal on April 23 has been found safe, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The 29th witness in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim has lodged a police report, denying that he had threatened other witnesses.
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Forensic expert Shahrom Abd Wahid has lodged his own police report denying he had threatened other expert witnesses in the inquest into the death of the late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has no problem with the relocation of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registry from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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BENGALURU, April 25 — Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA said it will remove all songs belonging to one of India’s oldest record labels from its app after they failed to agree on licens...
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Automation, robots and globalisation are rapidly changing the workplace and governments must act fast and decisively to counter the effects or face a worsening of social and economic tensions, the OECD warned.
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Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA said it will remove all songs belonging to one of India's oldest record labels from its app after they failed to agree on licensing terms, months after the Swedish company's launch in the country.
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IPOH, April 25 — As of April 23, police have received a total of 523 reports over postings that insult the royal institution with 472 reports specifically on insulting Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sulta...
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PETALING JAYA: The Ministry of Housing and Local Government has praised the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change's move to stop the import of illegal waste into the country.
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On April 23 Porsche's chairman confirmed that fully-electric versions of the 718 Boxster and the 718 Cayman will launch within three years.
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THE shocking revelation that a large number of “floating contract medical officers” are in limbo between being housemen and medical officers is not surprising, “No placements for housemen” (Th...
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PETALING JAYA: HeiTech Padu Bhd, which has seen a substantial stake disposal by its major shareholder Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) over the last four months, has won two recurring income contracts from two Penang-based local council authorities.
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Amazon announced April 23 that Key for Garage is now available for eligible Prime subscribers in the United States – allowing them to receive packages in their garages.
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KATHMANDU (AFP): A Malaysian man was stranded in Nepal near the summit of Mount Annapurna, expedition organisers said, after the climber was separated from other trekkers while descending the treacherous peak.
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KATHMANDU (AFP) - A Malaysian man was stranded in Nepal near the summit of Mount Annapurna, expedition organisers said, after the climber was separated from other trekkers while descending the treache...