Topic: July 12
PUTRAJAYA: A father was sentenced to 45 years’ jail and 24 strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to 38 charges of committing sexual harassment, attempted rape and unnatural sex on his underage...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) expects all small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country to embrace digitalisation in their business operations within five ye...
KUALA LUMPUR: SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) expects all small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country to embrace digitalisation in their business operations within five years compared with the current 32 per cent.
It was a week to remember the man responsible for the password – Fernando Corbato – who is credited with inventing it in the 1960s.
KUALA LUMPUR: Set on the plan to take Yee Lee Corp Bhd private, the 50-year old Ipoh-based trading company will not take steps to address the shortfall in its public shareholding spread, which arose a...
PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world largest glovemaker, expects the surprise natural gas tariff hike earlier this month to put a dent on its bottom line.
PETALING JAYA: It has been the bane of e-hailing drivers seeking to be licensed.
PETALING JAYA: Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian has denied signing the statement supporting PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) says it will look into a memorandum received from preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleging that he was physically assaulted when he was held...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — Hassan Karim has stepped down as Johor PKR chief after submitting his resignation letter last week.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): D'nonce Technology Bhd announced today that its chief executive officer (CEO) Lim Teck Seng had resigned last Friday (July 12) due to personal commitments and that his last day...
KAJANG: The investigation into independent speaker Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s claim that he was assaulted while being detained in Kajang Prison is in the final stage.
The investigation into Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin's claim that he was assaulted while being detained in Kajang Prison is in its final stages.
Endless Runner, a 1980s-themed video game posted online by the French luxury brand, is inspired by the label's Autumn-Winter 2019 menswear collection designed by Virgil Abloh.
KUCHING: A businesswoman has been charged with cheating after she allegedly misused the name of the Chief Minister’s daughter to get entry passes to the recently concluded Rainforest World Music Fes...
The late Roviezal Robin (pictured) has been hailed as a hero for doing his best to ensure the safety of the tourists under his watch on that fateful day.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) advanced 3.5% in early trade Thursday after winning a contract from Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PetDag).
PARIS, July 18 ― Endless Runner, a 1980s-themed video game posted online by the French luxury brand, is inspired by the label's Autumn-Winter 2019 menswear collection designed by Virgil Abloh.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has issued a warning to Air Selangor to ensure that the water supply is restored by 9pm next Friday (July 26).
In April, it was reported that the police had no plans to prevent foreign motorists with outstanding traffic summonses from entering the country, in response to Singapore’s new ruling to do the same...
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 240,501 traffic summonses issued to foreign motorists for offences in the country from 2014 to last year had not been settled, according to Bukit Aman Investigation and Traffi...
KUALA LUMPUR - Singaporean drivers have the highest number of overdue traffic summonses compared to those from other neighbouring countries, says Malaysia's Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforc...
Theaters in five remaining territories still showing Pokémon Detective Pikachu propelled the adventure movie past US$436mil (RM1.79bil) worldwide, a new record for films based on video games.
KUCHING: The just-concluded Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) from July 12-14 has racked in 23,650 visitors.
CYBERJAYA (July 16): The Prime Minister’s wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, was conferred the Asia Human Resources Development (HRD) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Asia HRD Awards 2019 held at C...
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Singaporean drivers have the highest number of overdue traffic summonses compared to those from other neighbouring countries, says Malaysia's Bukit Aman Tra...
KUALA LUMPUR: Singaporean drivers have the highest number of overdue traffic summonses compared to those from other neighbouring countries, says Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Depart...
KUALA LUMPUR: Singaporean drivers have the highest number of overdue traffic summonses compared to those from other neighbouring countries, says Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department director Deputy Comm Datuk Azisman Alias.
Will Smith is selling water. Kobe Bryant is pushing deodorant. Mark Wahlberg is peddling protein powder. YouTube star JoJo Siwa, known for wearing big, colourful hairbows, is hawking, well, big colourful hairbows.
PKR president Anwar Ibrahim wants authorities to probe allegations that preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin was assaulted during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim says prison authorities should look into claims by preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin that he was physically assaulted while held at the Kajang prison.
Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that Fernando Corbató, inventor of the computer password, died on July 12 in a Massachusetts nursing home at 93.
PKR president Anwar Ibrahim is a brave man.
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has urged Kajang Prison to investigate claims by controversial preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin that he was beaten up by a warden.
KUALA LUMPUR: A tip-off led to the seizure of 23kg of syabu worth RM1.17mil and the arrest of a 34-year-old suspected trafficker at an apartment in Sungai Besi.
London: For months, executives from Anheuser-Busch InBev NV raced to prepare for a listing of its Asian subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Former PPBM vice-president Datuk Hamidah Osman today claimed that she had witnessed DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang pitching the idea of setting up Bersatu to Prime Minister Tun Dr...
DISPLAYING a keen understanding of the role government must play, and when it must step aside, to allow the digital economy and innovative entrepreneurs to flourish, Anwar Ibrahim, leader of the Parti...
AMD’s Radeon RX 5700XT and 5700 graphics cards have been out on the market for just a little more than a week.
Former Bersatu vice-president Hamidah Osman has claimed to have witnessed the DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang pitch the idea of setting up Bersatu to its now chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Seeing that both his daughters have earned their wings, a veteran pilot left a 40-year-long career at Malaysia Airlines to become their colleague.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry confirmed an outbreak of 15 cases of malaria among the Semai orang asli tribe in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Pakatan Harapan is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, says Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.
KOTA KINABALU: A Health Department official in Ranau district has been arrested for allegedly illegally processing and handing out health cards to food handlers in the area.
PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pix) has confirmed a malaria outbreak affecting Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of malaria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR: Two Iranian men, who have a taste for the "high" life, were detained in connection with drug trafficking in the Klang Valley.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Omesti Bhd has sold its entire stake in Formis E Solutions Sdn Bhd to CTOS Holdings Sdn Bhd for RM26.88 million cash.
Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (above) has confirmed a malaria outbreak affecting Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
MIRI: Search-and-rescue teams have confirmed the body found in the Deer Cave in Mulu National Park is that of missing tour guide Roviezal Robin, 20.
SINGAPORE (ANN): You receive a phone call from the "Chinese authorities". The caller claims that you are part of a criminal probe in China and needs you to transfer money or pass cash to a "police officer" for investigation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign investors were net buyers of stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia for the fourth consecutive week ended July 12, MIDF Research said.
MIRI: Search and rescue teams have discovered a 75-metre passageway and a deep, dark pool beneath the Deer Cave at the Mulu National Park.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleged that a prison warden with a thick Kelantanese accent attacked him while he was held pending his appeal of his sedition conviction.
1. Supermax Corp Bhd Last Friday, CIMB Research analyst Walter Aw told investors that glovemaker Supermax is now trading at a 47% discount when compared with its peers in the same sector, based on its...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): CGSCIMB Research has maintained its “Overweight” rating on the Malaysian rubber gloves sector and said believe the glove operating environment will turn favourable in 2H19F...
PETALING JAYA: Jailed for sedition, preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin said today he was physically assaulted by a warden with a thick Kelantanese accent during the three days he was held in Kajang prison.
Preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin claimed he was beaten up by a prison warden during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
PETALING JAYA: Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi)’s tax payment last year does not mean that the RM15 million it received from Yayasan 1MDB (1MDB) was legal says DAP secretary–general Lim Guan Eng...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Investigations by the Immigration Department on the death of Nigerian Thomas Orhions Ewansiha at an Immigration depot here, found no signs of him being physically assaulted.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (Margma) has taken a swipe at Gas Malaysia Bhd (GMB) for the sudden increase in natural gas price, saying Malaysia stands...
SIBU (Bernama): Four people, including a woman from China, believed to be involved in selling drugs were arrested during a raid on a house in Lorong Wong King Huo here Friday (July 12).
TAIPING: Two brothers are reported missing after they are believed to have ran away from Madrasah Tarbiyah Madinatul Ilmi, Batu Kurau near here since early this month, said Taiping district police chi...
KUALA LUMPUR: The report on the "missing" RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) credit refund will be tabled a day earlier in Parliament to avoid any further misconception on the issue, says Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad.
MIRI: Five search-and-rescue teams are combing the dark and treacherous underground river of the Deer Cave in Mulu National Park on Sunday morning (July 14).
A WRU Ranger rescuing the tranquilised clouded leopard at Kg Perancangan in Ranau yesterday.
Poon (centre), Margaret (right) and Rokiah (left) with members of the PCAKK and representative of the Sutera Harbour Resort.
KUCHING: Three local men, aged between 27 and 29, were arrested by the Sarawak Commercial Crime Investigations Department (CCID) to assist in an investigation into an unlicensed moneylending business.
LABUAN: The Sabah Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) has issued a directive that e-hailing drivers, except those with e-hailing stickers on their vehicles, are no longer allowed to solicit for ...
GEORGE TOWN: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has met with fishermen here who are concerned that their livelihoods may be affected by the upcoming Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
The suspects ran an illegal moneylending business that scammed victims of hundreds of thousands of ringgit.
KOTA KINABALU: The remand period for the two men arrested in connection with the death of a dive instructor and two Chinese tourists at Pulau Kalapuan, Semporna, has been extended.
KOTA KINABALU: A male juvenile clouded leopard, believed to have become separated from its mother, was rescued at a village in Ranau district early Saturday (July 12) morning.
MIRI: A tourist from Holland, Peter Hans Hoverkamp, 66, was found drowned in a river inside a cave in Mulu National Park on Saturday (July 13).
IPOH (Bernama): A wireman was electrocuted while working to replace a utility pole at KM16.5 of the Ipoh-Kampar Road near here on Friday (July 12) evening.
File photo of Deer Cave at Mulu National Park.
MIRI (Bernama): A German tourist who was reported missing during a flash flood in Deer Cave (Gua Rusa) at the Mulu National Park was found dead at 7am on Saturday (July 13).
PETALING JAYA: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has refuted former policeman Md Ali Amir Batcha's claims that he would raise Md Ali's allegations about being a victim of slander with the Attorney General (AG).
Noraziah (third left), Sadim (fourth left), Sunif (fifth left) and Shamsudin (centre) at a press conference held at KKIA 1 yesterday.
KUCHING (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is offering a dedicated system and consultation services to state governments for asset declaration by assemblymen.
SEGAMAT (Bernama): Two elderly men were killed by a machete-wielding motorcyclist in an incident at 6pm on Friday (July 12).
PUTRAJAYA: Although e-hailing drivers have been given extra time to get themselves licensed, enforcement towards operators who flout regulations will go on as planned.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Many users of e-hailing services were forced to look for alternative transportation today following long waiting periods.
BANGKOK (July 12): Seven Malaysian franchise companies are participating in Thailand’s largest franchise, licensing and business opportunities show in ASEAN to promote home homegrown brands.
PUTRAJAYA (July 12): The Bill on the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Act 2019 does not make it compulsory for all employers to provide housing to their employees, sai...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Labuan Corporation is currently opting to focus on the tourism sector as the main economic driver of the duty-free island to replace its dependency on the fluctuating oil a...
JITRA (July 12): The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs will hold meetings with stakeholders and media agencies to convey information on the implementation of targeted petrol subsidy befo...
JOHOR BARU, July 12 — Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia Youth chief Norul Haszarul Abu Samah has today warned his own wing’s head Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, accusing him of interfering in the st...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today wished his beloved wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali a very happy 93rd birthday.
WASHINGTON, July 12 — The US government could run out of money in early September unless Congress allows the administration to borrow more, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned today.
LONDON, July 12 — The pound was set for a record 10th week of consecutive losses against the euro today as weak data and the growing possibility of interest rate cuts in the event of a chaotic Brexi...
NEW YORK, July 12 — Volkswagen and Ford are teaming up with a massive US$7 billion project to attack the new frontier in the global auto market: electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies ann...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): MTAG Group Bhd is a step closer towards a listing on Bursa Malaysia's Ace Market, scheduled in September, with the signing of an underwriting agreement with M&A Securities Sdn ...
SHAH ALAM (July 12): Property developer BCB Bhd will showcase its Broadleaf Residences luxury development at a three-day campaign ending this Sunday at Persiaran Anggerik Renantanda, Kota Kemuning.
KOTA BHARU (July 12): Defunct Rayani Air Sdn Bhd has been flooded with some 500 e-mails claiming ticket refunds, according to its co-founder Ravi Alagendrran.
PETALING JAYA (July 12): Malaysia is not benefitting from the taxes on short stay platforms like Airbnb, because it is flowing out of the country, said the the Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (M...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
NEW YORK, July 12 — Wall Street spiked to new records at the open today, as investors cheered the news an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve is coming soon.
LONDON, July 12 — Thomas Cook is negotiating a £750 million (RM3.87 billion) rescue that will give Fosun Tourism, its biggest investor, control of the indebted British group’s package-tour busine...
MIRI (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A tourist from Germany and a local tour guide have reportedly gone missing in Malaysia's Mulu caves in northern Sarawak due to a sudden flash flood on Friday evenin...