Gopeng Toll Plaza Closed To Heavy Vehicles

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – Entry to the North-South Highway via the Gopeng Toll Plaza has been closed to all heavy vehicles with height exceeding three metres from today till Saturday to facilitate maintenance work. Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama (PLUS) in a statement here said light vehicles and heavy vehicles not

More Bite To Defeat Terrorism

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – The government yesterday announced that it will amend and beef up existing security laws, as well as table a new one to combat the threat of militancy and terrorism posed by the Islamic State (IS) group. Presenting a White Paper on the subject on the penultimate

Dewan Rakyat Passed The Bill MAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – Dewan Rakyat today approved a Bill Malaysian Airline System Berhad (Administration) in 2014 to ensure the survival of the national carrier’s services. Bill, among others, seeks to provide for the administration of Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), a wholly owned subsidiary and partial ownership. It

PDRM To Increase Women Intake By 30% In Five Years

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will increase its women intake by 30 per cent in five years. Acting Deputy Inspector General of Police Datuk Seri Mohd Fuzi Harun said the PDRM had made it a priority to recruit more policewomen. “For the cadet inspector intake in January next

Thai Economy Set To Grow Over 4pc In Q4

BANGKOK, Nov 27 – Thailand’s economy is expected to grow slightly more than four per cent in the final quarter of this year from the same period a year ago due to improved exports and tourism, a senior official from the finance ministry said yesterday. That should put full-year growth

Sebak Mother Received A Diploma Chief Stewardess MH17

SHAH ALAM, Nov 26 – A mother choked on receiving his degree, Jacob Azrina chief flight attendant, flight crash victims Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17, at the convocation ceremony Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) here today. Habibah Ismail, 65, who was accompanied by three other children, came from Alor Setar, Kedah to

Thailand Moves To Assure Foreign Investors Over Law Reform

BANGKOK, Nov 26 – Thailand has assured concerned foreign investors that its review of the Foreign Business Act is to promote investment. The Minister of Commerce reiterated today that the government’s policies on foreign investment include investment promotion, simplification of procedures for business operation and facilitation of trade and investment. Foreign

White Paper To Expose IS Threats: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his concern that the number of Malaysians influenced by the Islamic State militants ideology could increase. In tabling the white paper on the threat of IS in the Dewan Rakyat today, Najib said he felt sad and sympathised

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