KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PDB) has set aside a higher capital expenditure (capex) of RM500 million for this year and is leveraging on the ride-hailing trend to boost sales.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National House Buyers Association (HBA) is proposing a housing price control mechanism to curb rising property prices and ease the country’s housing affordability issues.
PARIS, April 25 — The global pace of new oil and gas pipeline construction has tripled in less than two decades, a multi-billion-dollar boom in infrastructure that experts warned today could torpedo...
YOURSAY | ‘Does PAS think that its followers are dumb and blind that they cannot see for themselves?’ Stay loyal and don't ask too many questions, PAS supporters told Quigonbond: Life is a lot sim...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 — Facebook Inc yesterday blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter as it kept a lid on the costs of making its social networks safer, and set aside US$3 bil...
LONDON, April 23 — Sterling slid to a two-month low today as hopes for a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the ruling and opposition parties faded and British Prime Minister Theresa May faced gro...
There’s an epidemic of overvaluation raging in Southeast Asia’s entrepreneurial community.
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically upended the status quo and won t...
PETALING JAYA: The Perak Mentri Besar issue took an unexpected turn when a show of solidarity by state executive committee members saw a thorn emerge from the rosy picture.
YOURSAY | 'After all these months, there is too much bark and no bite.' Bloomberg interview - analysis was biased, facts were wrong Proles: Well said.
PETALING JAYA: A Sri Lankan, who is related to a Malaysian, says Sri Lankans are sad but not fearful after the Easter terror attacks in Colombo killed over 200 people.
AMID the current property backdrop, a common phrase among optimists is that the lacklustre market offers “pockets of opportunities”.
MIRI: State minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah is among Sarawak politicians who have conveyed their well-wishes to Christians who are celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
MIRI: Sarawak politicians, including a Muslim minister, extended their wishes and prayers to all Christians who are celebrating Holy Week – the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
IPOH: “I don’t know; it (audio recording) is not authentic.” This was the reaction of Perak state exco member Dr Abdul Aziz Bari, when asked about an audio recording criticising Mentri Besar Da...
CURRENTLY, we are hearing calls from the public for early or quick trials of certain persons.
I think we are reading ECRL’s latest news on an hourly basis.
PARIS, FRANCE (April 16): Crowds of stunned Parisians and tourists -- some crying, others offering prayers -- watched in horror in central Paris on Monday night as firefighters struggled for hours to ...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Barisan Nasional parties must continue restructuring the coalition to secure the confidence of voters and maintain pressure on the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, said Sena...
THE General Class compartment – the cheapest – is full and Team Ceritalah are forced to perch on what are supposed to be the luggage racks (and therefore situated directly above the normal seats).
SEREMBAN: Everyone must exercise their one vote because that one vote may decide if the candidate wins or loses, says 93 year-old Alias Sidik, the oldest member of Rantau Umno.
LETTER | What hope for Malaysia, a climate and renewable energy leader, we saw at the Clean Energy Collaboration conference in Kuching.
RANTAU: THE hot spell failed to keep the Kampung Sawah folks indoors on a late Wednesday afternoon.
RANTAU POLLS | BN candidate for the coming Rantau by-election Mohamad Hasan has dodged confirming or denying that he owns a RM6 million Minangkabau-style house in Seremban 2.
RANTAU, April 9 — Barisan Nasional candidate for the Rantau by-election Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has denied allegations that he owns a RM6 million luxury home in Seremban 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): There appears to be a boardroom tussle brewing in Seacera Group Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Everyone remembers a piggy bank from their childhood days.
PUCHONG (April 4): Bandar Puteri may host the commercial nexus of Puchong, Selangor, but with unsightly back lanes, dirty drains, illegal structures and rampant double parking, it still falls short of...
WhatsApp group chats are very convenient, but at the same time, it can get annoying when you get added into a group of chatterboxes.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 — Yesterday, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp announced that it's rolling out a new control feature that limits (if you choose) who can add you to group chats on the ...
FOR the past few years, the enterprise world has been beating the digital transformation drum and saying how businesses which don’t transform will be left behind.
Popular messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a new update that will allow users to block others from adding them into groups automatically.
I had lunch with a close friend who is doing well today (financially).
PUTRAJAYA (April 3): With the development of the world’s largest ship-to-ship (STS) hub in Johor Bahru port waters set to commence within 12 months, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday ...
PUTRAJAYA, April 2 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad appeared baffled today that Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim was unaware of plans to build a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer hub...
KUALA LUMPUR: Despite criticism of poor communication skills, Minister Gobind Singh Deo says he is happy with the performance of his Pakatan Harapan Cabinet peers.
PUTRAJAYA (April 2): With the development of world's largest ship-to-ship hub in Johor Baru port waters, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian is well awar...
PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed allegations by the Johor crown prince over a ship-to-ship transfer hub in the state, including claims that the project was not approved by the Johor gove...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — Poor communication by ministers is the main reason for public unhappiness towards Pakatan Harapan (PH) nearly a year after its historic electoral victory, Tun Daim Zainuddin...
US Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by mid-A...
REMBAU: The differences in opinion within PKR is only a small issue and does not affect the campaign for the Rantau State Assembly seat by-election.
The differences in opinion within PKR is only a small issue and does not affect the campaign for the Rantau State Assembly seat by-election.
REMBAU, March 29 — The differences in opinion within PKR is only a small issue and does not affect the campaign for the Rantau State Assembly seat by-election.
REMBAU (March 28): The differences of opinion within PKR is only a small issue and does not affect the campaign for the Rantau State Assembly seat by-election.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin said party lawmaker Nurul Izzah Anwar’s decision to resign as a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is not surprising, consid...
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IT has been a tough time for Malaysia of late.
MARCH 21 — It has been a tough week for Malaysia.
KUCHING: Senator Adrian Lasimbang has urged the Sabah and Sarawak governments to explore the use of other natural resources instead of focusing on the “sunset industry” of oil and gas.
KOTA KINABALU, March 15 ― Malaysians based in New Zealand expressed shock and disbelief today over the deadly mosque attacks in Christchurch.
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PUTRAJAYA: “My pet dog jumped on me. I am now in pain and I need to seek immediate medical attention.”This was the reason Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, the lead counsel for Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, gave the three-man panel at the Court of Appeal yesterday on why he could not continue with his submission for the day, as he recently fractured his left wrist.
PUTRAJAYA: A hearing on the appeal filed by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak relating to his criminal charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds has been postponed to Friday (March 15) due to an injury suffered by the former premier's lead counsel, Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah.
PUTRAJAYA, March 12 ― A Court of Appeal hearing on Datuk Seri Najib Razak's seven criminal charges relating to SRC International Sdn Bhd funds totalling RM42 million today has been pushed to Friday ...
PETALING JAYA: A think tank again defended its survey on job seekers after the DAP, in a lengthy critique of the study, claimed that the survey was aimed at furthering a “racially-charged political ...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Centre for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS) has defended its controversial survey that purported hiring bias against non-Chinese job applicants, a conclusion it i...
LETTER | On behalf of the team at the Centre for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS), we wish to thank everyone who has come out to support our recent study and its findings.
There is no arguing that people of various ethnic groups have contributed to the well-being of our nation for the past 60 over years.
It’s often been said that Square Enix’s Nintendo Switch JRPG, Octopath Traveler, is a pretty successful title.
JASIN, March 9 — Inhabitants of Chin Chin and Kampung Chohong are alarmed that Sungai Chohong — a source of water for daily activities and where they fish — has become black and smelly, with riv...
News reports over the past few weeks made it appear like the government was gung ho in making vaccination mandatory for children in public schools but now it seems to be reversing its decision.
Between distractions, diversions and the flickering allure of a random suggestion, the major computer platforms aim to keep us glued to our screens come what may. Now some think it is time to escape the tyranny of the digital age.
PARIS, March 7 — Between distractions, diversions and the flickering allure of a random suggestion, the major computer platforms aim to keep us glued to our screens come what may.
MAYBANK has introduced of MAE - Maybank Anytime, Everyone – bringing to the market the first ever product which enables users to open an account via their mobile phone.
KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
Maybank officially launched its new e-wallet MAE today, though many e-wallet enthusiasts would have already gotten their hands on it yesterday.
Maybank has announced what it calls the Maybank Anytime, Everyone (MAE). In the simplest terms, it’s an e-wallet on top of the existing Maybank app.
IPOH, March 1 ― The Education Ministry is monitoring the safety of Malaysian students in India and Pakistan with the help of the Foreign Ministry following tensions between the South Asian countries...
At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers and burst into flames at Cairo's main train station on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: The High Commission of Malaysia in New Delhi has a procedure in place to evacuate Malaysian citizens if the situation warrants, following the heightened tension between India and Pakistan.
Everyone can shoot the Milky Way, the thick band of glowing light across the sky. Here are some tricks on how you could do this.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The High Commission of Malaysia in New Delhi has a procedure in place to evacuate Malaysian citizens if the situation warrants, following the heightened tension between India...
NEW DELHI (Feb 28): The High Commission of Malaysia in New Delhi has a procedure in place to evacuate Malaysian citizens if the situation warrants, following heightened tension between India and Pakis...
MCA secretary-general Chew Mei Fun said the federal government's plan to make some highways free between 11pm and 5am might result in increased street racing activities.
KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today said it is leaving it to the state religious authorities to decide on giving controversial Indian Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik the required credentials (tauliah) to give...
We have been told of late that politics is a game – a power game, a numbers game, a game of the elites, etc.
YOURSAY | 'If a minister cannot get protection from police, what can an ordinary citizen expect?' Papagomo 'fight' with Saddiq just a misunderstanding - deputy IGP Anonymous_1534239867: How did a mini...
A good friend in Melaka asked me this question recently.
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Despite talk of a no-confidence vote being planned against Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad from inside Pakatan Harapan, it will be very tough to get enough...
KUALA LUMPUR • The stage is set for one of Malaysia's biggest weddings of the year.
KUCHING: A DAP assemblyman has asked Sarawak state assembly Speaker Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar to step down after he was referred to the committee of privileges for allegedly challenging the spea...
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The stage is set for one of the biggest weddings of the year.
At a recent forum attended by the education minister, I had a unique chance to observe the citizenry in action with regards to the issue of education.
Will DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang criticise Muhyiddin Yassin for repeating his “Malay first” stance or turn a blind eye to the latter's remark now that both are allies, asked MCA today.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 13): PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang quipped that the elevators in the party’s office were not functioning when MACC came to visit.
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang joked about how the elevators were not working when MACC officers visited the Islamist party's office.
Call it the "Zuckerberg Delete Function," if you want. Or call it "Erase." Or maybe, the "Thanks For Letting Me Finally Get Rid Of That" option.
FEB 12 — It’s that time of the year again, when thinking of presents becomes extremely difficult and people are spending a lot just to impress their significant other.
FEB 12 — Just like everything else in newly-adult life, celebrating Chinese New Year as a financially independent working adult is slightly different than before.
COMMENT | The constituency of Semenyih is reminiscent of Malaysia (or Malaya) in the 1950s.
PETALING JAYA: MCA has questioned the impartiality of the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) after a letter showed a high-ranking member of the office seemingly biased towards Barisan Nasional (BN). ...
MCA has called the impartiality of the Attorney-General's Chambers into question after a circular with a "reminder" from the prime minister was allegedly issued by solicitor-general III Mohamad Hanafi...
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — PAS has no problems with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigating a claim that it took RM90 million from Umno.
We have all done it at least once.