Topic: July 2017
MIDF : Malaysia 2H palm oil inventory seen higher
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): Malaysia's palm oil inventory in August dropped 10% on year to 2.2 million metric tons, marking the first on-year decline since July 2017, as export demand grew at a faster pac...
Brussels probes Google job search tool
BRUSSELS, Aug 28 — The European Commission said today it had begun a preliminary investigation into Google’s job search tool on competition grounds, having identified a conflict of interest.
Court fixes date for bid to transfer Zahid’s case
SHAH ALAM: The Sessions Court here has set Sept 17 to hear a notice of motion filed by the prosecution to transfer former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s case involving 33 corruption charges to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Six more JPJ officers charged
BUTTERWORTH: Another six enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the now defunct Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) have been charged in the Special Session Court here with corruption, making it 12 in two days.
6 more officers from JPJ, SPAD charged with bribery
BUTTERWORTH: A third group of vehicle enforcement officers from the government were charged at the Sessions Court today, as part of a larger blitz by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on...
US makes first-ever rice sale to China
CHICAGO: A private importer in China last week bought U.S. rice for the first time ever, in the midst of a trade war between the two nations, a rice industry group said on Wednesday.
Mindef lodges MACC report over copter buy
PUTRAJAYA: The Defence Ministry has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the 2015 purchase of six helicopters worth more than RM300 million, which have yet to be delivered to the Malaysian Armed Forces.
Mindef lodges report with MACC over purchase of helicopters
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Defence Ministry has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the purchase of six helicopters worth more than RM300mil in 2015, which has yet to be received by the Malaysian Armed Forces to date.
Oil prices rise for second day, climb from 5-month lows
TOKYO: Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday, climbing further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week after a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and amid signs that OPEC and other producers may extend their supply cuts.
Oil firms above January lows but still pressured
SINGAPORE: Oil prices firmed yesterday after falling to near five-month lows in the previous session, but sentiment remained weak as markets remain under pressure from rising US supply and a stalling global economy.
Childhood friend treated him like a blank cheque
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man paid a heavy price for being too trusting – in this case, in a childhood friend. As a result, he was cheated of more than RM3mil over fake honorary titles and “police affiliations”.
SC mulls naming PLCs with weak corporate governance
WEARY of public listed companies that continue to not take their corporate governance responsibilities seriously, the Securities Commission Malaysia is considering naming and shaming them in its next ...
173 abusers put behind bars
EXCLUSIVE:PETALING JAYA: A total of 173 child sexual abusers have been put behind bars by the special court handling sexual crimes against children since it was set up nearly two years ago.
MACC nabs ‘Datuk Seri’ and ‘Datuk’
PUTRAJAYA: Two company officials are in hot water for allegedly attempting to bribe a government official with hundreds of thousands of ringgit to stay out of trouble with the law.
Leong Hup sets IPO price at RM1.10 per share
PETALING JAYA: Poultry player Leong Hup International Bhd has set the maximum price for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) at RM1.10 per share, according to Bloomberg.
No Brexit more likely than a disorderly one, say economists
LONDON: The chances that Brexit will be cancelled are now greater than the chances Britain will leave the European Union without a deal, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who again pushed back their expectations for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates.