SINGAPORE, May 20 – After a much-anticipated wait, Southeast Asia’s first Apple store will finally open for business on May 27 at 10am along Orchard Road, Singapore. The opening date was announced late Tuesday night in a notice pasted outside the tech giant’s upcoming store at Knightsbridge Mall. This came two
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 – The ringgit is expected to stay firm at around the 4.30 level to the US dollar next week, driven by the positive Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth spillover effect. The encouraging GDP data for the first quarter 2017 (1Q17) released by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 – Twenty-one police personnel have been arrested nationwide under the ‘Ops Kabaddi’ operation to nab policemen suspected of protecting perpetrators of crime, including drug trafficking syndicates. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said today all the suspects had been arrested under the Security Offences (Special
GEORGE TOWN, May 20 – The Ministry of Health is to propose drafting legislation to regulate Managed Care Organisations (MCO) and Third Party Administrators (TPA) under the provisions of the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998. Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the ministry would look into all areas and
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 – Since its inception 30 years ago, the Asia Pacific Roundtable (APR) has faced challenges in putting together topics to be discussed at highly-anticipated meetings to ensure its relevance to the region while trying to avoid being repetitive at the same time. The APR has consistently maintained
BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 20 – JJ Poor to Rich (JJPTR) founder Johnson Lee and two of his aides were handed over to Penang Police today. The three men, represented by their lawyer Jaya Prem Krishnan, were brought by police to the Magistrate’s Court at 9.15am and left the court at 11am.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 – Bank Negara Malaysia is not ruling out the possibility of introducing another round of measures, if needed, to deepen Malaysia’s financial market, says Governor Datuk Seri Muhammad Ibrahim. For now, he said the central bank was in the midst of analysing the outcome of two measures that
KUCHING, May 20 – The Sarawak Barisan Nasional will hold a meeting in due course to decide on its preparation and candidate for the Pujut state by-election, said Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg. Abang Johari, who is the state BN chairman, said the coalition was not in a hurry