ALOR GAJAH, April 23 – The air service licence and air operator certificate of Malaysia’s first Syariah-compliant airline, Rayani Air, will be cancelled if the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is not satisfied with the explanation and information on the company’s operations, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
BALIK PULAU, April 23 – Entopia, formerly known as the Penang Butterfly Farm is set to open its doors to the public on May 2 after the completion of a RM50 million redevelopment project to become the world’s first butterfly, dragonfly and firefly sanctuary park. The farm is managed by Butterfly
SINGAPORE, Apr 23 – Twitter introduces First View in Asia Pacific today, an engaging and highly visible way to share your brand story with compelling video creative across Twitter’s massive audience. First View is now available in 29 countries including Asia Pacific markets Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 – Items sent through postal and courier services will be checked by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department to curb the smuggling of prohibited goods. Pos Malaysia media relations officer Mohd Asyraf Mohd Fauzi said they would not send items to the recipients until the contents have been checked.
SINGAPORE, Apr 23 – As the world prepares to recognize Earth Day, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to herald the contributions being made through plant science technology to sustainable agriculture in the region and around the globe. Dr. Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director of CropLife Asia said earth Day is a time
GEORGE TOWN , APR 23 – Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is partaking on a tree planting campaign during the Earth Day yesterday. Its president S.M. Mohamed Idris said in the planet is currently losing over 15 billion trees each year, equivalent to 48 football fields every minute. He said this is outrageous. He
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said Malaysians need to look at the facts and not listen to rumours and negative propaganda regarding the country’s economic “Armageddon”. “There are so much doomsday predictions by the prophets of doom regarding Malaysia’s economic “Armageddon”. “Of
SIBU, April 22 – It is high time urban folk enjoying the best of government services in the country show their appreciation, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The appreciation at this material time, in Sarawak, should be translated into support for the Barisan Nasional candidates in the
KUCHING, April 22 – Sarawak PKR has long been under the state DAP’s thumb, claimed Boniface Willy Tumek who has resigned as PKR vice chairman after failing to be selected as the opposition’s candidate for Tasik Biru. According to him, PKR was always the underdog during meetings between both parties, particularly in
SEPANG, April 22 – Rayani Air staff are threatening to take legal action if salary arrears of RM1.5 million due to about 400 of its workers in March are not paid up by Tuesday (April 26). Rayani Air Operations Manager at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2), Zulkalnain Azdan, who
KUCHING, April 22 – Stick to the agreed allocation and don’t turn things ugly – that’s the message DAP has for PKR which today named 35 candidates and was still insisting on negotiating on five more seats in the upcoming state election. DAP state chief Chong Chieng Jen said the party
BALINGIAN, April 22 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today hailed Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem as an extraordinary leader. He said Adenan, fondly known as Tok Nan, was approachable and people-oriented, not greedy for position and had only asked to be the chief minister
KUCHING, April 22 – DAP rookie candidate Abdul Aziz Isa Marindo is not the great-grandson of Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub as reported, although he is part of the extended family of the late Sarawak governor. Abdul Aziz is actually the great-grandson of Abdul Rahman’s sister, who is now deceased, according to
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 22 – Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Ghafar Rajab said police are not ruling out that the possibility of the two Indonesian robbers whose accomplices were shot dead near a cemetery at Jalan Mount Erskine earlier this week have fled back to their homeland. He said that the suspects could
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 – Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) invites the public to attend the Water Treatment Plant Open Day at the Wangsa Maju water treatment plant here tomorrow. The open day, being held in conjunction with World Water Day 2016, aimed to raise awareness on the importance
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 – All schools in the state of Perlis, districts of Jerantut and Temerloh in Pahang will close for one day today following the hot and dry weather. The Ministry of Education said in a statement that monitoring on the dry and hot weather faced by the country
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 – Youth and Sports Ministry’s former finance division’s secretary and three others, including a husband and wife, were charged in the Sessions Court here today with 191 counts of money laundering totalling RM16.623 million. Otman Arshad, together with Halmi Khalid, Abdul Gafar Abdurahiman and his wife Siti Rohanah
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 – The collection of loan repayment for the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) this year is expected to rise to RM2 billion, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh. To improve loan repayment performance, PTPTN has implemented various programmes including awareness campaigns, incentive reimbursement, enforcement actions
KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 – Come April 30, consumers in parts of Klang, Shah Alam and Kuala Langat will face temporary water supply disruption due to replacement works to upgrade equipment to improve water distribution in the areas. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (SYABAS) Sdn Bhd said the replacement works from 4am
KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 – The ringgit eased against the US dollar in the early session Thursday on profit-taking after recording gains for two consecutive days. As of 9.10 am, the domestic unit depreciated to 3.8900/8980 against the greenback from yesterday’s close at 3.8660/8720. Meanwhile, the ringgit was mostly lower versus other