Topic: May 2
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5 million (S$1.6 million) fine will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
EXCLUSIVE: Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5mil fine will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
PUTRAJAYA: A total of 123 Vietnamese fishing crew members and 25 boats were detained by Malaysian authorities during an operation, codenamed “Ops Naga”, conducted in waters off Pahang, Terengganu ...
KUALA LUMPUR: A joint task force has detained 25 Vietnamese fishing vessels for illegal fishing.
ZURICH, May 17 — Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register sho...
PUTRAJAYA: The Sarawak legal profession hopes that Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat will continue with the reforms laid out by her predecessor for the judiciary.
CYBERJAYA: In a statement today, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) said town hall forums are being organised to brief relevant parties on its new charter relating to the provisional and full a...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Malaysian palm oil futures rose to a two-week high in early trade on Thursday on better demand for the edible oil, set to gain for the fourth straight day as they tracked gains ...
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is set to launch an official pre-owned business in Q3 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Lafarge Malaysia Bhd has settled a five-year-old tax dispute with the Inland Revenue Board of Singapore (IRAS) relating to the latter's tax repayment claim amounting to S$9.59 m...
PETALING JAYA: An international migrant smuggling and fake passport syndicate has been crippled after police arrested 11 people, including three Malaysians.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Ranhill Holdings Bhd has decided to appeal the finance ministry’s decision to reject its request for an extension of the tax relief period for its subsidiary Ranhill Powertron...
Police have crippled a migrant smuggling and passport forgery syndicate involving Sri Lankans after arresting 11 suspects since the operation was launched late last month.
PETALING JAYA: Police have crippled a human-trafficking syndicate that attempted to smuggle Sri Lankan migrants using fake passports.
PETALING JAYA: An international migrant smuggling and fake passport syndicate has been crippled after police arrested 11 people, including three Malaysians.
PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today questioned Putrajaya’s double standards in deporting a woman wanted by Thailand while resisting attempts to deport preacher Zakir Naik who is facing criminal charges in...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today said that the police have crippled a human-trafficking syndicate that attempted to smuggle Sri Lankan migrants u...
KUALA LUMPUR: Argentina is seeking joint venture and cooperation with Malaysia in the field of renewable energy and the peaceful use of nuclear energy, said Vice President Gabriela Michetti (pix).
Argentina is seeking a joint venture and cooperation with Malaysia in the field of renewable energy and the peaceful use of nuclear energy, says the country's Vice-president Gabriela Michetti.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has alleged of a “conspiracy” in which a land authority in Melaka is aiding the forced acquisition of the government-linked company's (GLC)...
NASIR Ahmad’s father, Ahmad Ismail or better known by his pseudonym Ahmady Asmara, was a legendary journalist and a sasterawan (man of letters).
MALAYSIANS have suffered from a dearth of success stories about our financial institutions in recent months.
MUAR, May 2 — The public can lodge reports with the Energy Commission if the customer service division of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) fails to manage complaints on smart meter issues.
KOTA KINABALU: Police are hunting for a man, Arthur Julian Abit, who is known as Gatok, and is believed to be in involved in car and motorcycle theft around Kota Kinabalu and in nearby areas.
KOTA KINABALU: City police have solved at least 20 cases of car and motorcycle thefts with the arrest of five suspects from two gangs in April and May.
GEORGE TOWN - A Penang official who called on Malaysia to rope in Singapore to seek Unesco recognition for hawker culture is now suggesting that his country make the bid alone.
I REFER to the letter “At odds with Fire Department” (The Star, May 2) by S. M. Mohamed Idris, president of the Consumers Association of Penang.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Putrajaya has not received word from Singapore on its suggestion for joint Unesco recognition for their shared hawker culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has disclosed.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The joint trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah over six criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM...
Ryan Reynolds appeared to have found a pirated pre-release copy of Pokémon Detective Pikachu – and then made the ill-advised move to share it with his 13 million-plus fans on Twitter.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Pasdec Holdings Bhd said today its annual report for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) is now expected to be released to Bursa Securities by May 31.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Daya Materials Bhd has managed to avert suspension to the trading of its shares after it submitted its annual report for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) to Bursa Sec...
SANDAKAN POLLS | PBS has urged the police to return a confiscated banner before polling day on Saturday.
SANDAKAN: The police should return a campaign banner belonging to Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), says party deputy president Datuk Dr Yee Moh Chai.
PETALING JAYA: Irishman Stephen Warde, who went missing in Malaysia for two months, is expected to return home to Ireland in a few weeks after making strides in his recovery over the past month.
More than 1,000 people, one report said 2,000, marched from the Masjid Jamek mosque to the Sogo shopping complex in Kuala Lumpur on May 4 to “defend the sovereignty of Islam”. The rally, organised...
PETALING JAYA: Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd’s unit, Anasuria Hibiscus UK Ltd, says it has received a “positive update” on the progress of the recovery of the Cook oilfield.
On May 2, Tesla launched Lane Departure Avoidance and Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance safety features to ensure that drivers remain in their lane even when Autopilot is disabled.
On May 2, TechCrunch reported that Spotify has begun testing voice-enabled advertisements prompting users to respond with a verbal command.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): YTL Cement Bhd has emerged as the single largest shareholder holding a 51% equity interest, or 433.34 million shares, in Lafarge Malaysia Bhd, according to the latest filing with...
KUCHING: A DAP assemblyman has described as “interesting” former prime minister Najib Razak’s response to her question to the Sarawak government on why it is spending an “outrageous” sum of ...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd said today that its Cook Water Injection Well in the Cook field, one of four producing fields in the Anasuria Cluster located offshore the United Kingdom's...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The visit by Argentinian Vice-President Marta Gabriella Michetti to Malaysia is set to be the impetus for a second wave of Kuala Lumpur-Buenos Aires relationship.
A short video clip on the Molly Ramm Instagram account shows a young woman cruising down a sunbathed Dubai highway in a Lamborghini with the music blaring. She has a six-figure mindset, it says. But that may be changing.
Maybe home sharing isn’t the next big thing for hotel companies after all.
PUTRAJAYA: One of her main challenges is to manage the public’s perception of the judiciary, newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bumi Armada Bhd's joint venture has secured a contract from India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) to provide a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
AMSTERDAM (May 6): Telenor gains as much as 4.9% after the co said it entered into talks with Axiata about a possible combination of their Asian telecommunication operations.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat at Istana Negara.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat,...
Has YouTube become the new centre of gravity for primetime? That’s the narrative it wants Madison Avenue to believe – especially as it relates to coveted younger demos.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tua...
KUCHING, May 6 — Violet Yong Wui Wui defended today her criticism of an external firm’s award as project management consultant (PMC), saying the state Public Works Department (PWD) is capable of t...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, has presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, at Istana Negara.
The key focus at home this week will be on Bank Negara Malaysia’s monetary policy decision (May 7), March industrial production data (May 10) and the continuing trial of former premier Datuk Seri Na...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun ...
GEORGE TOWN, May 6 — DAP’s Lim Guan Eng said the Sandakan by-election will be a tough battle especially with lies being spread against him.The DAP secretary-general accused the Opposition, Parti B...
PETALING JAYA: A man, who was caught on video slapping and punching a woman in a fit of road rage at Jalan Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur, has been arrested.
JERTIH: After 40 years of waiting, a senior citizen who lost his identity card finally received the document yesterday.
JERTIH: After 40 years of waiting, a 71-year-old who lost his identity card finally received the document today.
JERTIH, May 5 — After 40 years of waiting, a senior citizen who lost his identity card finally received the document yesterday.
LANGKAWI: A tourist boat skipper saved a dolphin that was tangled in fishing nets at Sungai Kilim estuary here, on Thursday (May 2).
GEORGE TOWN: Perlis police have received nearly 50 reports over the past week from the public related to alleged insults to Hinduism by a preacher and threats made against him and the state mufti.
SIBU: A factory clerk lost her life savings of RM32,250 after falling victim to a loan scam, says Sibu Deputy OCPD Supt Martin Koo.
KUANTAN (Bernama): It took just 30 minutes for a Macau scam syndicate to clean out RM56,479.80 from the account of a businessman here.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat Friday (May 3) issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
SANDAKAN: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has put up a banner in place of a billboard that was taken down by Election Commission (EC) officers.
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department smashed a human trafficking syndicate with several raids in Kuala Lumpur Thursday (May 2) night.
HONOR will be launching its next flagship device, the HONOR 20 Pro, in less than a month.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian celebrity Datuk Aliff Syukri has apologised for his video which has led to allegations of child abuse, but his wife says their daughter had a tendency to be "dramatic".
SIBU: Police believe that the timber company contractor who was found dead deep in the jungle in Ulu Sg Melatai, about 175km from Kapit town, died by his own hand.
PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as Chief Justice sets a high benchmark for legal practitioners and future lawyers, says Alumni Association of Universiti Malaya's Law Faculty (Parfum).
LANGKAWI (Bernama): Police have detained a 36-year-old woman to assist investigations into the discovery of a dead infant in a black rubbish bag and infested with maggots in Kampung Dato Syed Nahar, Mukim Kuah here.
PUTRAJAYA (May 3): There are several potential areas for cooperation which can be established between Malaysia and Argentina despite geographical distance between the two countries, says Deputy Prime ...
PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today received a courtesy call from Argentinian Vice-President Marta Gabriela Michetti at Wisma Putra, here.
PETALING JAYA: Lim Guan Eng's speech in Sandakan is no different from Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's speeches in the past, says Bersih 2.0.
KUCHING: A Sarawak assistant minister has refuted allegations that the state government will not be transparent on how it uses a RM1bil loan repayment to fund the repair of dilapidated schools in the state.
MIRI: A timber company contractor has been found dead three days after he went missing while leading a team of logging workers into the deep jungle of Kapit district in central Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR - A senior Malaysian minister has downplayed the recent fiery exchanges between Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, saying that the Pakatan...
A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to t...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): RHB Retail Research said Dufu Technology Bhd may rebound further after it tested the RM1.83 support in its latest session.
SANDAKAN: A certain politician should stay clear of joining the Sandakan by-election campaign and just focus on his ongoing court case instead, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
There are many Real Estate Agents (REAs) and Real Estate Negotiators (RENs) who are dedicated in their service to their customers.
Chinese authorities are using a mobile app designed for mass surveillance to profile, investigate and detain Muslims in Xinjiang by labelling "completely lawful" behaviour as suspicious.
SANDAKAN (May 2): The Government is not a “magician” to be able restore the country’s economy due to the huge debts left behind by the previous Government in a short time, said Finance Minister ...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Hong Leong Bank Bhd (HLB) and Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme for Emirates and flydubai, have launched a new range of co-branded credit cards for customers in Malaysia.
ALOR SETAR (May 2): The Kedah Government is developing a one-stop centre to assist domestic and foreign investors in line with the federal government's effort to attract investments from within and ou...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Talks between the Transport Ministry and the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM) on the proposal to reward prudent drivers are in the final stages.
KOTA KINABALU (May 2): A resort city, costing RM5 billion, will be developed in Lokawi here, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Afdal.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): A preliminary report on the food supply chain study carried out by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) found excessive profiteering of up to 133 per cen...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The four academics who wrote the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute must take responsibility for it, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The Government plans to implement a policy for working at night specifically for job sectors which do not receive much response from Malaysians, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahath...
HARARE (May 2): Standard Chartered Plc is migrating some of its operations from Zimbabwe to China, India and Malaysia, resulting in job losses in the crisis-hit southern African nation.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Friday (May 3) may include the following: YTL Corp Bhd, Lafarge Malaysia Bhd, Destini Bhd,...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Amlex Holdings Bhd is investing up to RM4 million in design as well as research and development (R&D) activities.
SHAH ALAM, May 2 — Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim said tonight that Malaysia cannot ignore identity politics but must learn to move past it.
MAY 2 — Are Malaysians misinformed?
MAY 2 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) conveys its heartiest congratulations to Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat on her appointment as Malaysia’s chief justice.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Censof Holdings Bhd's unit, Century Software (M) Sdn Bhd, has completed the outcome-based budgeting (OBB) project with the Finance Ministry.
CYBERJAYA (May 2): The official launch of freehold double-storey linked homes at Setia Eco Glades, Cyberjaya has been fully taken up over the weekend (April 27 and April 28).