Caught In 60 Minutes

LAHAD DATU, Dec 8 – Two men who had robbed the handphone of a 35-year-old male teacher in Jalan Pantai here last night were apprehended in an hour. Lahad Datu acting police chief, ASP Mohd Fadzil Ali in a statement here today said the duo, aged 21 and 27 years, were nabbed

Three Dead In Samurai Sword Attack At Tokyo Shrine

TOKYO, Dec 8 – A former priest wielding a samurai sword killed his Shinto priestess sister and another woman in an apparent family vendetta at a historic Tokyo shrine, before turning the blade on himself, police told AFP Friday. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, set upon his older sister Nagako, chief priestess at

Cheng Hoe Is New Head Coach Of Harimau Malaya

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 – The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) yesterday announced that Tan Cheng Hoe has been appointed as the new head coach of the national football squad, the Harimau Malaya. FAM secretary-general Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin congratulated Cheng Hoe via a posting in the FAM official Facebook tonight. “We

UK Govt Admits Has Not Studied Brexit Business Impact

LONDON, Dec 7 – Britain’s Brexit Minister David Davis came under fire on Wednesday after admitting to MPs that the government did not have a sector-by-sector “impact assessment” for leaving the European Union. Davis told the House of Commons Brexit committee that “he wasn’t a fan of economic models because they

BNM Warns Of Illegal Money Lenders

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has cautioned the public on persons or companies conducting illegal money lending activities using fake licences purportedly issued by it. In a statement today, BNM said the fraudsters aimed to deceive the public by posing as licensed money lenders and lure them

Umno Launches Youth Info Squad

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 – Deputy Prime Minister and Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today launched the party’s Youth Information Squad (SPAM) which would serve as the information machinery for Umno Youth in the 14th general election (GE14). Umno Youth information chief Jamawi Jaafar said the squad, comprising

Reopening Of Malacca Monorail Draws More Tourists

MALACCA, Dec 6 – For this school holiday season, the public, especially parents, does not want to miss out on the opportunity to go on Malacca monorail rides with their children. In an observation conducted by Bernama today, domestic and foreign tourists were found lining up as early as 10am for monorail

Social Media Crucial iIn Malaysia’s 14th GE

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 – Social media is expected to have more influence than ever in the upcoming general election, (GE14) especially among the younger generation, according to social media-savvy delegates at this year’s Umno General Assembly. Pahang Umno Youth leader Mohd Shahar Abdullah said the social media served as the best

CFCG Issues Convertible Bonds Worth Up To HK$800 Million Subscribed By Huarong International Financial Holdings Limited

HONG KONG, Dec 5 – China First Capital Group Limited (“CFCG” or the “Group”; stock code: 1269), announced today that the Group has entered into the Subscription Agreement with Champion Sense Global Limited (the “Investor”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huarong International Financial Holdings Limited to issue Convertible Bonds worth up

Umno General Assembly 2017 Begins

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 – The Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) raised its curtains here today to welcome 5,739 Umno delegates who will partake in the party’s last general assembly before the 14th general election (GE14). Traditionally, on the first day of the assembly, the delegates will attend a closed-door briefing

Ahmad Zahid Opens Media Centre At Umno General Assembly 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 – Deputy Prime Minister and Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today launched the ‘Laman Media’ (media centre) that provides various facilities for news organisations covering the Umno General Assembly 2017. Over 1,800 personnel from 75 print and electronic media organisations converge at the centre

Zainal: Penang Govt Fails To Build Homes For Bumiputera

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 4 – Penang Umno today urged the DAP-led state government to explain the Bumiputera quota of houses released since 2009. Chairman of Penang Umno Liaison Committee Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman said according to the Auditor-General’s 2016 Report, there was RM110.93 million in the Bumiputera Housing Trust Fund as

KPDNKK Urged To Find New Ways To Control Prices

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 – The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) has been urged to find new ways in controlling prices of goods to reduce burden on the people. Senator Datuk Abdullah Mat Yasim said KPDNKK should monitor all goods available in the market instead of just focusing on

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