Topic: May 2018
Yoursay: Those who rule should stop the division
YOURSAY | ‘Mahathir, the gov't's lack of action belies your words.’ Dr M on M'sia Day: There are those who want to divide us, don't allow it Voteforchangejohor: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad,...
Johor may see by-election after death of PH MP
CYBERJAYA • A 43-year-old deputy minister with the Prime Minister's Department from Johor died yesterday, setting the stage for a by-election pitting Malaysia's governing coalition Pakatan Harapan (...
What’s the policy on PDP?
IT is easy to fathom why the project delivery partner (PDP) for the Pan Borneo Highway is unhappy about the termination of its mandate for the RM16.12bil highway...
GPS prefers to be on its own, says Abang Jo
KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak is comfortable and prefers to move on its own rather than joining any political party from Peninsular Malaysia, said Abang Johari Tun Openg, chairman of the state rulin...
Tadmax gets govt go-ahead
PETALING JAYA: Tadmax Resources Bhd has obtained the government’s nod for the development of a power plant in Pulau Indah, putting to rest uncertainties surrounding the project.
We need a RCI on poverty in Malaysia
MP SPEAKS | As we approach the 56th anniversary of the formation of Malaysia, on Sep 16, 2019, we can reflect on some things which we can all be thankful for.
Correcting the U-turn government
Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman recently posted photos on Instagram of him sharing a meal with preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
Politicking and the RM210 billion stock wipeout
PETALING JAYA: While the US and China engage in a trade war which has taken its toll on Bursa Malaysia, the constant politicking and questions about a transfer of power is making things worse, says a ...
Iran open to find ways forward on JCPOA: Zarif
PUTRAJAYA: Iran will not renegotiate its part in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), but is open to talks with all parties concerned to find ways forward in fulfilling the obligations, sai...
Mahathir’s halfway leadership
LETTER | During the polio epidemic of the 1950s, ingenious engineers created the iron lungs and saved many lives, while skillful surgeons crafted nifty operations and salvaged countless paralysed limb...
Utico says signs deal to rescue Singapore’s Hyflux
SINGAPORE: United Arab Emirates-based utility Utico FZC said it had agreed a restructuring deal with Singapore’s indebted water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd, giving it 88% of the company.SINGAPORE: United Arab Emirates-based utility Utico FZC said it had...
SRC International trial concludes
KUALA LUMPUR: After 58 days of hearing at the High Court, the SRC International trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak being accused of misappropriating RM42mil...
abillionveg secures US$2mil in seed funding
ABILLIONVEG, a social impact platform powering the plant-based movement, has today announced that it has secured US$2 million (RM8.36 million) in seed funding led by California based venture fund 500 ...
PKR: Anwar did not skip meeting with PM
PKR has refuted allegations that its president, Anwar Ibrahim (photo, above), did not attend a meeting between the heads of Pakatan Harapan component parties with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir.
Axiata’s US$3b tower arm draws takeover interest
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Buyers are circling Axiata Group Bhd’s wireless tower business, even as the Southeast Asia telecom giant presses ahead with plans for a broader merger with Telenor ASA’s Asi...
Axiata’s US$3b tower arm draws takeover interest
KUALA LUMPUR: Buyers are circling Axiata Group Bhd.’s wireless tower business, even as the Southeast Asia telecom giant presses ahead with plans for a broader merger with Telenor ASA’s Asian operations, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Umno ready to win back Kimanis seat
KOTA KINABALU: Umno will go all out to win back the Kimanis parliamentary seat if the Federal Court upholds an Election Court decision to declare the 2018 General Election result for the seat as null and void.
UMNO ready to contest Kimanis if by-election declared
KOTA KINABALU: Umno is ready to go all out to take back the Kimanis parliamentary seat if the Federal Court upholds an Election Court decision to declare the 2018 election result for the constituency null and void.
DAP facing its worst crisis since GE14
MP SPEAKS | On July 25, Sinchew Daily front-paged the news that next year’s Standard 4 syllabus will contain six pages of introduction to what the Jawi script is all about.
Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia's most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability.
US set to overtake China as Malaysia's top investor
The United States is set to supplant China as Malaysia's top source of investment, amid an increasingly bitter trade war between the two superpowers that has reconfigured global supply chains, especia...
Twitter reveals unauthorised data use
PARIS, Aug 7 — The social network Twitter said overnight that user’s personal data had been used for advertising purposes, without their consent and despite dedicated settings to counteract such e...
One too many gaffes by Perak MB
From the time he entered office, in May 2018, Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s tenure has been plagued with ridicule and inconsistency.
Why cost of living remains high
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): The country may have had a historical change in government and is making inroads into political and institutional reforms, but the persistent high cost of living remains an issue...