Foreign car owners yet to get RFID tag
JOHOR BARU: Many owners of foreign-registered cars are lamenting they have yet to receive their RFID (radio frequency identification) tag even as Malaysia’s Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system will start on Oct 1.
Don’t raise face mask prices, traders warned
PETALING JAYA: The ceiling price has been set for various types of face masks amid the haze crisis with traders warned of legal consequences should they unreasonably hike up the prices.
RM30 haircut at Indian barbershop?
KUALA LUMPUR: Traditional Indian barbers have warned that prices of haircuts may rise from RM10 to RM30 or more if the government prohibits them from hiring...
No foreign workers, barber shops trim down
KUALA LUMPUR: Many barbershops are closing down because there have been no approvals for new foreign workers since 2009, the Malaysian Indian Hairdressing Saloon Owners Association (Mindas) said today...
Ku Nan’s RM1m graft trial begins tomorrow
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Former Federal Territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor will face trial at the High Court here tomorrow for a RM1 million corruption trial.
Barber shops facing final cut
KUALA LUMPUR: The new ruling to restrict the hiring of barbers from India will affect the iconic Indian barber shops, says Malaysian Indian Hair Dressing Salon...
'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91
NEW YORK, Sept 12 — T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial US$2,500 (RM10,417) investment, died yesterday at age 91.
‘Different races, but the same heart’
PETALING JAYA: Amidst a call to boycott non-Muslim products, one Malaysian has shared how those of different faiths volunteered their time and money to bring his sick...
CPO futures end higher on weaker production outlook
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 6): The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended firmer today, supported by expectations of weaker production in the coming weeks that may reduce th...
Contractors main culprits of illegal dumpsites
JOHOR BAHRU (Sept 5): Repeated efforts by the authorities to clean up illegal dumpsites have gone to naught when some irresponsible parties continue to dispose their waste at the sites.
Ministry’s ‘tax’ on Quran riles up publishers
KUALA LUMPUR: A rule by the home ministry’s Publications and Quranic Texts Control Division that every copy of the Quran must bear a special hologram is unsettling local publishers, who say it is a ...
Alarming increase in dengue cases in Johor
JOHOR BARU: The number of dengue cases in Johor has increased at an alarming rate with 7,761 cases recorded from Jan 1 to Aug 31 this year, a rise of 101.2% compared with 3,857 cases in the same perio...