Topic: July 10
Nik Mohd Hasyudeen is new CEO of Tabung Haji
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (Tabung Haji) effective Sept 1.
Nik Mohd Hasyudeen is new Tabung Haji CEO
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective September 1.
Sains, Span raid construction site for water theft
SEREMBAN: A construction site in Bandar Sri Sendayan, here, was raided by Syarikat Air Negri Sembilan Sdn Bhd (Sains) and the National Water Services Commission (NWSC), on suspicion of stealing water.
Aussie, kiwi dollars languish as bonds hit all-time highs
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian and New Zealand dollars wallowed near recent lows on Monday while bonds climbed to all-time highs on expectations interest rates will stay lower for longer in both countries as policymakers look to revive growth and inflation.
Wee: Hansard shows Liew said graft case closed
PETALING JAYA: Based on Dewan Negara’s Hansard, the de facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong was not “misquoted” when he told the House the corruption case involving a minister’s political secretary was closed, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
Liew taken to task for defending aide
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has questioned de facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong for defending a minister’s aide who was being investigated for corruption involving a watch.
Events leading to my suspension as Kojadi chair
COMMENT | By way of a letter dated July 18, 2019, the board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) had suspended me as a board member under Article 39(2)(b) of the by-laws of Kojadi.
Sarawak retiree wins RM17.7mil 4D jackpot
PETALING JAYA: A retiree from Sarawak became RM17.7mil richer overnight after winning the Toto 4D Jackpot 1 by combining his age and a car plate number he came across.
Palm oil signals mixed
SINGAPORE (July 17): Signals are mixed for palm oil, as it failed to break a resistance at RM1,984 per tonne.
Now that they can vote, empower our youth more
I REFER to your front page headlines “The GE15 powerhouse” and “Two additions to voting Bill” (The Star, July 10 and 11; online at bit.ly/star_youth) reporting on the lowering of the voting a...
Cops arrest child molester in Rawang
PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested a man, suspected to have sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl at a supermarket in Country Homes, Rawang.
Caged calls on the Home Ministry to work with IGP
LETTER | The Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (Caged) urges the Home Ministry to support the expressed desire of the inspector-general of police (IGP) to reform the police force (PDRM). Caged ...
Palm oil may rise to RM1,966
SINGAPORE (July 15): Palm oil may rise to RM1,966 per tonne, as it could have bottomed around a support at RM1,929. The support is identified as the 86.4% projection level of a downward wave c from RM...
Beetle owners celebrate world’s favourite Bug
Over 400 VW Beetle owners gathered at the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya on Saturday to celebrate the iconic car.After 81 years, the model has been discontinued and the last car rolled off the product...
Boustead names four new directors
KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has appointed four new independent non-executive directors with diverse backgrounds effective July 15.
Airbnb cedes to EU pressure on price offers
Airbnb has successfully fended off Brussels regulators in time for the summer holidays by agreeing to change how it presents rental prices to consumers, the EU said on July 10.
Palm oil still targets RM1,966
SINGAPORE (July 12): Palm oil still targets RM1,966 per tonne, as it could have reversed its downtrend at the July 10 low of RM1,916. The drop from the July 1 high of RM1,982 looks exhausted.
Govt retables ‘Vote 18’ Bill
A FRESH Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 and allow for automatic registration of voters has been tabled in Parliament.
Battersea roadshow in HK, S’pore and M’sia
KUALA LUMPUR: Phase 3A of the Battersea power station redevelopment project’s residential units by award-winning architects Sir Norman Foster and Frank Gehry are being “reintroduced” in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia after earlier buyers had walked away from their purchases due to construction delays.
Dr Jerip quits PSB with immediate effect
Dr Jerip Susil
KUCHING: Assistant Minister of Transportation Datuk Dr Jerip Susil has announced that he is leaving Parti Bersatu Sarawak (PSB) with immediate effect.