LETTER | The government should consider the proposal to improve the welfare of the Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) personnel including approving the critical allowance.
The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador credits Malaysia’s counter terrorism success to the sharing of information with international counterparts who have...
KUCHING: The recreation park in Hui Sing Garden here will soon have its own public toilet, thanks to Stampin MP Chong Chieng Jen.
SERDANG: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has approved amendments to the party constitution following the conduct of the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) at MAEPS, Serdang, today.
SERDANG, July 20 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded party members to not seek for personal power or wealth.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PPBM today welcomed the implementation of the programme to send illegal immigrants back to their original countries by the home ministry through the Immigration Department.
PETALING JAYA: Penang-born Jefri Nazri was lip-syncing to a song from his “Malay Jiwang” Spotify playlist in his car when he decided to record himself on video.
PASIR GUDANG: MCA has urged the state government to open its communication channel to victims of the Pasir Gudang air pollution.
PUTRAJAYA, July 19 — The Immigration Department has busted an immigration stamp falsification syndicate in Kuala Lumpur with the arrest of five people.
Participants of the seminar after it was officiated by Hashim.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Human traffickers are increasingly targeting Rohingya living in Myanmar and neighbouring Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands fled after a brutal military crackdown in 201...
PETALING JAYA: The water cuts from July 23 to 26 announced by Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) has drawn the ire of users, who felt this has been happening much too often.
A research group report cites five elements that make data valuable for artificial intelligence technologies, and while China enjoys some advantages, it trails the US in others.
VOCALIST Muhammad Radhi Razali wants to be together again with his ex-wife Nur Shahirah Ayu Zahari on the same day the Petaling Jaya lower syariah court affirmed their divorce on Tuesday, reported Kosmo!.
Maybe you’ve just moved into your new home, or perhaps you felt your 10-year-old apartment needed a refresh: a new set of furniture, a paint job, or even some bathroom renovations – a few hundred ...
KUANTAN: The Defence Ministry will apply for additional allocation for the maintenance of Armed Forces Family Homes (RKAT) throughout the country, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today.
Brian O’Kelley built AppNexus Inc to help companies advertise anywhere on the Internet. Its software plugged into virtually every digital ad-trading hub, including those from Google, the biggest ad seller, and Google’s YouTube video service. By 2014, AppNexus was valued at US$1.2bil (RM4.93bil).
Amsterdam reckons it has more datacentres than any other major city in the world, and that’s turned out to be too much of a good thing.
Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic 'The Lion King' with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time.
HIGHER education was recently all abuzz again over the latest world university ranking.
THE RM11bil Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents, whose livelihood will be affected, are compensated fairly, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Efforts by the National Film Development Corporation (Finas) to promote film-making in Malaysia have only been partially successful, as Film in Malaysia Incentive programme (...
KUALA LUMPUR: The RM11bil Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents whose livelihoods will be affected are compensated fairly, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
PETALING JAYA: A special committee has been set up to probe allegations of forced birth control among Orang Asli women, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
The protest outside Parliament on July 11 by fishermen and their supporters was not a demand for compensation or a stand against development.
PSB top leaders chairing the ADC.
JOHOR BARU: Three decades ago, a young mother gave birth to a pair of twins but later abandoned one of them who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as she could not afford to care for the girl.
JULY 12 — The Home Minister appointed Datuk Rahim Uda, an ex-judge of the High Court of Malaysia, as chair of the “task force” to “probe Suhakam’s conclusion” that social activist Amri Che...
KUALA LUMPUR: Job flows in the global oil and gas industry are picking up, primarily due to the decline in industry players, said Yinson Holdings Bhd group CEO Lim Chern Yuan.Yinson, a provider of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, has been increasingly bidding for jobs last year and the group is optimistic of securing most of them.
KOTA KINABALU, July 11 — Parti Bersatu Sabah is not in favour of the automatic registration of new voters, said its president Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 aimed at clarifying several provisions in the Companies Act 2016 (Act 777) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat with amendments today.
I shared this news which was reported in all medias in a sales training session I was conducting yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 aimed at clarifying several provisions in the Companies Act 2016 (Act 777) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat with amendments today.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Interested in running a resort?
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein today reiterated his refusal to leave Umno and join PPBM, in the wake of Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call for Malay-based parties to unite und...
PETALING JAYA: The families of Malaysian drug mules arrested in Hong Kong are urging authorities to provide more support for them, as it could help put an end to the syndicates’ operations.
GEORGE TOWN: The state government and the Department of Environment (DoE) today dismissed suggestions that Sungai Petani is the next Pasir Gudang.
KUALA LUMPUR: Some 486,360 taxpayers have stepped forward to reveal their undeclared income to the government over the past eight months since the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) launched the special volun...
BOOK REVIEW | On a recent visit to Malaysia I bought two copies of the book "Where is Pastor Raymond Koh" written by Stephen Ng and Lee Hwa Beng.
YANGON: More than 60 people were found stranded near a boat in Myanmar's Rakhine state, an official said Monday (Jul 8), as a trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open for busines...
LONDON: Last week, out of the blue, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad invited all Malay parties including UMNO to join Bersatu in an effort to unite the Malays.
PETALING JAYA: The yen for freedom is the main reason children run away from home, some never to be seen again.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has called for private-public partnerships to provide medical assistance to the urban poor and undocumented who cannot afford treatment.
JULY 7 — Why do people keep saying that rural youths are proof that we are not ready to lower the voting age?
Awang Damit and Jennifer (standing, fourth left) with local artists who were presented with certificates of participation.
SEASONED diplomat Charles C. Jose oozes compassion when he talks about his fellow nationals who have come in search of greener pastures in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Political literacy for the young generation should ideally begin when they are 13 years old, says political analyst and social science lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia Prof Dr Sivamurugan Pandian.
KUALA LUMPUR: The bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 is likely to see a smooth passage in the Dewan Rakyat as the parties on both sides of the political divid...
Islam, and for that matter all religions, reminds its followers that true belief and good conduct are essential not only to the welfare of the nation but also the people’s temporal affairs.
THE assassination of Benigno Aquino, long-time political opponent of former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, at Manila International Airport in August 1983 has always been credited with galvanis...
I think everyone knows the Home Ownership Campaign period has been extended till 31st December 2019.
The perennial issue in the gig economy is whether workers should be classified as employees. Uber Technologies Inc, Lyft Inc and other companies that rely on contract work have dealt with this question in a number of ways: staging PR campaigns, hiring lobbyists and arguing in court that they’re software platforms, not employers.
PETALING JAYA: More Malaysians are relying on Airbnb to settle their mortgages given the property overhang that is engulfing the sector.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — The implementation of the policy to oblige all e-hailing drivers to sit for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence test will not cause the service fare to change abruptly.
Anthony Loke Siew Fook – Bernama file photo
KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the policy to oblige all e-hailing drivers to sit for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license test will not cause th...
KOTA KINABALU: People are lining up in hope of adopting a baby boy ever since news of him being left by his mother on the doorsteps of a villager in Kota Belud, about 70km from here, broke on social m...
By Suriati Ridzuan As part of BEST@ Malaysia, the latest instalment in the BEST@ series, we took a closer look at the vast range of influences that make up the tapestry of Malaysian culture – and i...
HE had dropped off the radar screen the last six months but Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has returned with a bang.
PASIR GUDANG: It was supposed to have been the first day for the 111 schools in Pasir Gudang after they had to close due to pollution last week but barely three hours after classes started, students and teachers experienced breathing difficulties and nausea.Some 130 people, including three teachers, from 15 schools were down with dizzy spells and had to seek treatment.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): Kepong lawmaker Lim Lip Eng wants to set up a durian bazaar in his constituency.
Modern boards of companies are coming under a lot more pressure as they need to navigate through technology disruptions, cyber threats, social media and growing investor activism.
KUALA LUMPUR: After six long years, the acrid smell of war and destruction all around him finally became too much for Somar Hukaima Abo Fakher to bear any longer.
NETIZENS have begun to dub June 27 as “break-up day”. Just hours after South Korean celebrity couple Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo announced their divorce, China’s Fan Bingbing said she had broken up with her fiance Li Chen, reports Sin Chew Daily.
KUALA LUMPUR: Many of the election promises made by Pakatan Harapan (PH) have failed to be implemented due to unrealistic targets and a lack of political will.
Jony Ive has been leaving Apple Inc for years. When it was finally made official on June 27, there was nevertheless hand-wringing about the company’s future.
KUALA LUMPUR: Many in Sarawak still want Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak as prime minister, according to Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri (pix).
JOHOR BAHRU: Johor Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has described the latest pollution incident in Pasir Gudang, which resulted in more than 700 people seeking medical treatment, as “despicable and a total ...
LETTER | Back then, parents and teachers caned their children as a form of discipline or "tough love".
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — A survey by the German Chambers Asean Business Council (GCABC) revealed an emboldened optimism among German business leaders for an improved economy under the new “Malaysia...
LETTER | We refer to the article published yesterday by Free Malaysia Today under the heading AGC rules Mar Thoma Church not governed by ROS.
A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the US-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a US political debate over President Donald Trum...
PASIR GUDANG, Johor: The Malaysian Cabinet has decided to set up automated pollutant monitoring stations in Pasir Gudang in light of the recurring cases of children experiencing breathing difficultie...
MANY may not be aware that Malaysia, along with 99 other tax jurisdictions, has committed to the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) on financial accounts maintained within its authority by tax r...
PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development will set up a wholesale hub for Bumiputera entrepreneurs in Kota Baru, Kelantan by year–end that is expected to benefit some 4,000 entrepreneurs t...
It’s mind-boggling that the already massive Southeast Asian ecommerce industry is still growing at an exponential rate.
In the last three waves of Trump administration tariffs, tech products made in China and sold directly to Americans were either kept off the hit list altogether.
JOHOR BAHRU: All schools in Pasir Gudang, a town in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, will close for three days from Tuesday (Jun 25) after cases of breathing difficulties and vomiting linked to...
KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak should tell its national secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, who is federal Finance Minister, that Sarawak needs 20 per cent oil and gas royalty and 50 per c...
NEW YORK, June 24 — “Tax us more!” was the message today from about 20 super-wealthy Americans who urged presidential candidates to back higher taxes on the wealthiest to confront climate change...
ALOR STAR: Nine more cases of chikungunya were recorded in Alor Star, bringing the total to 23 cases suspected to be infected with the disease after displaying symptoms such as fever, joint pain, and ...
PASIR GUDANG: Many of the parents at the operation centre in the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium are experiencing deja vu as they wait anxiously for news about their children’s condition.
YOURSAY | ‘Make sure all the corrupt individuals and companies are punished, and all their assets seized.’ MACC files 1MDB civil forfeiture suits against 41 respondents Clongviews: To file civil f...
THE recent announcement allowing car owners to tint their rear windshield and rear passenger windows as dark as they want has brought a lift to car services shops. Many of them are already seeing increased orders.
MUNICH: Dealing with the responsibility and jealousy from inheriting wealth is a misunderstood burden, according to Susanne Klatten and Stefan Quandt, the billionaire siblings who together own almost ...
PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders and politicians from East Malaysia have rubbished an infographic making the rounds on social media depicting an Umno-PAS Cabinet line-up after the next gen...
ALOR SETAR: Fourteen people have been diagnosed with suspected Chikungunya here after they went to seek treatment for fever, joint pains and skin rashes.
KLANG: Selangor Umno has been taken by surprise by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) civil forfeiture action against the party.
LETTER | It is regrettable that we have to learn from tragedy.
When Apple announced its new Mac Pro, people noticed two things more than others about it.
POLITICAL analyst Dr Sivamurugan Pandian told me recently that someone he knew had texted him that day to say that the Registrar of Societies had asked him to come and collect his letter confirming hi...
ENVIRONMENTAL problems are hogging the limelight these days with issues ranging from the deteriorating health of our rivers to a general lack of awareness on nature conservation.
PETALING JAYA: Residents staying near the industrial areas in Sungai Petani have objected to the operations of plastic waste recycling factories including illegal recycling plants.
When Xiaomi announced the Mi 9T for the global market, there’s just one model which runs on a Snapdragon 730 processor.
President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who...
Facebook has lifted the veil off its new cryptocurrency.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (above) apologised again today and said she had heard the people "loud and clear" after some of the most violent protests in the Chinese-ruled city against an extradition b...
LETTERS | The Health Minister’s recent revelation that measles caused the death of 15 Orang Asli villagers in Kelantan has brought to the forefront the issue of effective healthcare for Malaysia’s...
SHAH ALAM: I-Bhd is banking on its property investment and leisure segments to contribute half of total group revenue in five years.
PETALING JAYA: Conditions on cement imports should be relaxed say a business leader and an economist, amid increasing concerns over a 40% increase in the price of the building material.