Tan to turn prosecution witness
KUALA LUMPUR: Businessman Datuk Tan Eng Boon is expected to become a prosecution witness in the corruption trial of Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku...
Pepper board eyes overseas markets
KUCHING: The Malaysian Pepper Board is targeting to generate sales revenue of RM10mil a year in value-added pepper products, which are currently being rebranded.
Two drug traffickers caught at KL airports
SEPANG: The Customs Department has foiled two attempts to smuggle in drugs valued at almost RM1mil involving two foreigners at KL International Airport (KLIA) and KL International Airport 2 (KLIA2) this month.
UEM Sunrise earnings at RM40.36mil in Q2
KUALA LUMPUR: UEM Sunrise Bhd registered a net profit of RM40.36mil for the second quarter of its financial year ending Dec 31,2019 (FY19), bringing its first-half net...
Supporting high-potential startups
ENDEAVOR Malaysia, an entrepreneur support organisation, has launched its new ScaleUp Endeavor programme to help high-potential local companies that are at the startup phase.
KK gets lots more for garbage
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has announced a bigger allocation of RM1mil next year for Kota Kinabalu City Hall to handle waste management.
Scomnet in the spotlight after news of FDA approval
PETALING JAYA: Shares of medical cable company Supercomnet Technologies Bhd (Scomnet) have been seeing some interest following news that its largest client, California-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp, has received approval for its heart valve systems from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Aug 16.
Is corporate Malaysia ready for new laws against bribery?
PETALING JAYA: Businesses in Malaysia have less than a year to comply with the legal anti-bribery provisions of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act, but concerns have risen on the readiness and awareness of commercial organisations, especially small-scale businesses.
Stop bickering, Sabahans told
TAMBUNAN: Quarrels over religion and race are a waste of time as it will not benefit Sabahans, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
Ekovest MD donates RM1mil for school at mum’s birthday do
KUALA LUMPUR: Ekovest Bhd’s managing director Tan Sri Lim Keng Cheng has donated RM1mil to Chong Hwa Independent High School while celebrating his mother’s 80th birthday together with celebrities from the business, education and political world.
Why buy unsuitable gas detectors for Pasir Gudang, asks Wanita MCA
PETALING JAYA: The Johor state govt must explain the purchase of multi-gas detectors said to be unsuitable for use that have been distributed to 111 schools as the purchase cost more than RM1mil of taxpayers' money, says Wanita MCA central committee member Chan San San.
Baby Ainul is coming home
PETALING JAYA: Preparations are underway to bring baby Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin, who was diagnosed with Germ Cell Tumour, home to Malaysia.
Riza claims trial to charges
KUALA LUMPUR: Just a year after Datuk Seri Najib Razak first appeared in court over 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MBD)-related offences, his film producer stepson Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz answered to charges of his own over money laundering totalling US$248.173mil (RM1.02bil).
Ku Nan's RM2mil bribery trial begins
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The six-day trial of former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, who was charged with accepting an RM2mil bribe from businessman Tan Sri Chai Kin Kong, begins Tuesday (July 2) at the High Court here.
MMIS to raise RM5m from listing on LEAP Market
KUALA LUMPUR: MMIS Bhd, which makes precision engineering parts for the semiconductor industry, seeks to raise RM5mil from its proposed listing on the LEAP Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities.
E-bid for Federal Territory JPJs
PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will fully implement the online bidding system in the Federal Territories after successfully collecting RM1.31mil for the “VDN” plate series.
Scomnet warrants to be listed Friday
PETALING JAYA: Medical cable company Supercomnet Technologies Bhd’s (Scomnet) additional 214,332,839 new warrants issued following the bonus issue of warrants will be admitted to the official list of Bursa Securities with effect from 9am on Friday.
Engineer gives RM1mil to set up pangolin sanctuary
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Pangolin Sanctuary and Research Institute (Sapsari), to be based in Tawau, received RM1mil from retired Malaysia-born, US-based engineer Peter Chan who first mooted the idea for the institute.
Two more health facilities get timely revival
SEREMBAN: First, it was the Negri Sembilan Chinese Maternity Hospital (NSCMH). Now Datuk Lee Tian Hock has once again come forward to help save two other health facilities in the state – the Mawar Haemodialysis Centre (MHC), once reputed to be the country’s largest, and the Mawar Medical Centre (MMC) – whose operating licenses were revoked by the Health Ministry earlier this year.
Keen interest in headscarves rakes lucrative income
HOLDING a key post at a leading property developer in Johor did not hinder her from pursuing her dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur, and the success of her boutique, DHamizah by Bawal Exclusive, is a proof of that.
Taiping folk baffled over decision
TAIPING: People in Taiping are surprised that a new block of a Chinese primary school in Simpang near here is named after Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.
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”.
Contraband cigs worth RM455,000 seized in Beluran
KOTA KINABALU: Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) foiled an attempt to smuggle 84,500 packets of contraband cigarettes worth RM455,000 at Beluran on Sunday, a day after seizing 3,500 packets of such contraband in Tawau.
Getting tough on polluters
EXCLUSIVE: Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5mil fine will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
Hefty penalty for poachers
PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court has slapped a fine of RM1.56mil each on two Vietnamese nationals who were caught poaching.
DBKL officer remanded over bribery claims
PUTRAJAYA: A Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) senior official has been remanded for four days to assist in investigations into allegations of bribery involving RM200,000.
Petra Energy posts RM1.7mil profit in Q1
KUALA LUMPUR: Oil and gas contractor Petra Energy Bhd said higher work order flow and increased vessel utilisation rate boosted its profits in the first quarter.
Najib's 1MDB hearing postponed to Aug 19
KUALA LUMPUR: The hearing for 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) corruption case involving former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and RM2.28bil at the High Court here has been postponed for the second time to give way to the hearing of his SRC International case.