Topic: April 8
Lights, camera, EPF, Socso…and action!
KUALA LUMPUR: More than 30,000 artistes and film production crews will enjoy Employees Provident Fund and Social Security Organisation (Socso) benefits from January.
Johor MB shoots down resignation rumours
KULAI, Aug 7 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has today denied rumours that he will quit his post, following recent allegations on social media that he will step down soon.
Hopu-led group in advanced talks for US$7b Gree stake
HONG KONG: A consortium led by buyout firm Hopu Investment Management is in advanced talks to buy a minority stake in Chinese air conditioner maker Gree Electric Appliances Inc. from its government-owned parent, according to people familiar with the matter.
Trio charged with causing man’s death
PASIR MAS: Three men, all aged 26, were charged in the sessions court here today with causing the death of a man in front of the Kampung Bagus village headman’s office in Rantau Panjang last month.
Johor MB: No 'teams' in state exco lineup
Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has denied that those in the new state executive council lineup are a 'team' aligned to Bersatu president and Johor Pakatan Harapan chairperson Muhyiddin Yassin.
MAS unveils flexible economy class fare
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has implemented its new Horizontal Fare Family plan for domestic flights that gives economy class passengers the flexibility to select a combination of fares and services.
PM meets new Johor MB
PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
Paying for private patients
I REFER to the letter “Protect private care patients” (The Star, April 4) by Datuk Dr S. H. Lee and the response from Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, “Patients free to cho...
Dr M meets new Johor MB
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly minted Johor Mentri Besar at his office on Thursday.
No legal action on Felda
PETALING JAYA: PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk, a unit of Indonesia-based Rajawali Group, has denied taking any legal action against the Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) plan to walk back on a US$500mil purchase of a stake in the company, according to a report by Reuters.
Penang discloses summary of 56 DoE conditions for PIL 1 highway project
GEORGE TOWN: The state government has disclosed a summary of the 56 conditions required by Department of Environment (DoE), in relation to Penang's upcoming PIL 1 highway project connecting Gurney Drive to the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu expressway near the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone Phase IV.
Sahruddin sworn in as new MB of Johor
JOHOR BAHRU (April 15): Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th menteri besar (MB) of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here yesterday.
Johor Sultan: Focus on helping rakyat
JOHOR BARU: Now that the new Mentri Besar has been appointed, Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar advised the state government to focus on helping the rakyat and developing the nation’s economy.
Johor Sultan congratulates new MB
JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has congratulated Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal on his appointment as the new Johor Mentri Besar.
Liew: No way to include six words that GPS wanted
PUTRAJAYA: The request from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to include six words in the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is “unreasonable” and legally not possible, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
Knockoffs land duo and company in court
KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi clothing store assistant pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here to a charge of possessing 21,934 shirts, worth half a million ringgit, that were fakes of famous brands.