Thai Prime Minister, An Ex-General, Is A Millionaire

BANGKOK, Oct 31 – Asset disclosures by members of Thailand’s military-dominated post-coup Cabinet reveal they are quite well-off, a trait shared with the civilian politicians they accused of corruption. The state National Anti-Corruption Commission on Friday released the asset declarations of the 33 Cabinet ministers, 25 of whom are millionaires in

Two Sons Of Flight MH370 Passenger Sue MAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 – Two sons of a passenger of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370 today filed a suit against Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) director-general and three others for compensation over the loss of their father after the flight went missing enroute from Kuala

Mahathir Explains Why More Muslims Becoming Jihadists

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 31 – Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today one factor that drives more Muslims into becoming jihadists is the inability of Islamic countries to defend the Ummah. He said this alleged failure of the Islamic countries frustrated Muslims, and ordinary people who had no power might think

GST Registration Rises To 115,289 As Of Oct 30

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 – The number of companies registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at 115,289 as of Oct 30, an increase of 2,679 from the previous day, said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department. In a statement, the department said the latest data showed a continuing

TNB To Proceed With Track 4A Power Plant

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 – Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will proceed with the Track 4A power plant at Pasir Gudang and expects to finalise the project cost with the engineering, procurement and construction contractors (EPCC) by early next month, said president and chief executive officer, Datuk Seri Ir Azman Mohd said.

Liow: Flooding At KLIA2 Was Something ‘Expected’

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 – The minor flood at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2’s (KLIA2) apron recently was something “expected” even during the time the airport was being constructed, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Speaking on the water retention at the apron that was revealed through a

Xiaomi Ranked 3rd For Global Sales

BEIJING, Oct 30 – China’s Xiaomi Inc has become the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study. Strategy Analytics said Xiaomi accounted for 6% of all 320 million smartphones shipped during

Government Has No Plans To Amend UUCA – Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 – The government has no plans to amend the University and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) because the provisions of existing laws are sufficient to address issues such as the intrusion of the University of Malaya (UM). Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the issue could

Anwar Confident Of Being Freed

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 30 – Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident that he will escape from being convicted in his second sodomy case. Speaking to local and international reporters at the Federal Court in Putrajaya after the closing arguments by the defence team, Anwar praised the commitment showed by his team during the

Najib Departs Dubai After Three-Day Working Visit

DUBAI, Oct 30 – Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak departed for home after a three-day working visit from this most populated city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Najib and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, left in a special aircraft from the Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International

Family Of MH370 Passenger To Sue Putrajaya And MAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 – The family of three passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will file a suit against Putrajaya and the national carrier, eight months after it went missing presumably in the southern Indian Ocean. Legal firm Messrs Rusmah Arunan & Associates will file the suit on behalf of

MOU Signing Between PDC And PSC

GEORGETOWN, Oct 30 – It is great pleasure for me to be here today to witness the signing of the lease of Wisma Yeap Chor Ee (Ground Floor) between PENANG DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION and PENANG SCIENCE CLUSTER. Today’s event is a major milestone achieved by the Penang State Government in its vision

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