SHAH ALAM, Oct 28 – A former project coordinator for a telecommunication company was charged in the Sessions Court here Tuesday on two counts of receiving bribes totalling RM5,000 four years ago.A former employee of Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd Yap Fee Kon, 56, pleaded not guilty after the two charges were read to
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28 – State Housing, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh hold a press conference on Tuesday said Penang State Government will be came up with the balance of RM40,000 from his constituency funds to top up the cost for the lift installation project at Wisma Lam Hong residents.
SEREMBAN, Oct 28 – A jewellery (goldsmith) shop lost RM50,000 after two robbers escaped with jewellery from the shop in Jalan Tuanku Hassan here on Tuesday. The incident at 12.45 pm which believed that the robbers was arrived on a motorcycle, smashed the showcases in the shop before escaping with the jewellery. There were
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who is also Finance Minister refuted the allegation on Tuesday that 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was still owed Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Corporation (IPIC) US$481 million. Najib said according to 1MDB’s financial statement ended March 31, 2014, there was
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28 – Chairman of the Local Government Committee YB Chow Kon Yeow hold a press conference Tuesday said that the “Bald Mountain” restoration project will be completed in January next year. He said that the developer General Accomplishment Sdn Bhd commenced repair work was originally expected to be completed earlier (by December), but because
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28 – Some 40 staff from MBPP enforcement unit carried out a check on two unlicensed budget hotel in Dato Keramat and also Jalan Macalister in George Town this morning. Among the items that were carted away from the hotel premise were mattresses, beds and television sets. According to the
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 – Work Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof told the Dewan Rakyat here on Tuesday that the government has planned four new projects in Bintulu, Sarawak related to the need to boost main road infrastructure in the area under the 11th Malaysia Plan. He said the projects involved the
CYBERJAYA, Oct 28 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said there was a system is being developed to effectively implement rebates for mobile prepaid cards, which among others can be used to differentiate between local and foreign prepaid mobile phone users, beginning January next year. Salleh said
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 – The High Court here Tuesday granted an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to suspend the proceedings of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s lawsuit against them. The case pertained to an allegation by PKR of
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 – Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said police spent nearly twice as much on security for the September 16 “red shirt” rally than on the Bersih 4 gathering a month earlier to maintain law and order. He said there was a total of 191 officers and
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has proven to be the saviour of Malaysia’s economy even though there are claims it burdens the people. He said GST revenue could cover the shortfall in government income as a result
CYBERJAYA, Oct 27 – Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani urged housing development projects to focused on low and medium cost houses instead of affordable homes. He said the word ‘affordable house’ need to be reviewed because they need to mention low cost and medium cost since affordable homes are priced at RM300,000.
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 27 – The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is concerned with the reported incident onboard Malindo Air flight OD1003, whereby an electronic smoking device battery caught fire in its cabin on Oct 25. DCA director-general Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman in a statement today said the department was currently conducting
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 – Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid told the Dewan rakyat here Monday that there was eighth National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) that focuses on addressing teachers’ administrative workload through the Repositioning of Teachers’ Core Duties initiative will be expanded nationwide. “The move was to assist and
KEPALA BATAS, Oct 27 – The federal government has always been fair in distributing allocations during the tabling of the national budget and has never sidelined any state, including Penang, for that matter. Penang Federal Action Council chairman Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman told a press conference here on Monday that the distribution
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 26 – The Penang Property Summit 2016 will take place for the second time. It is the collaboration between the Penang State Housing Committe and PenEvents. While the PIP will also be held at the SPICE Arena on 8-10 January, 2016. Exco member for Housing and Town &
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 27 – A Form Five student was found dead with slash wounds to her neck, at her family’s flat in Bandar Baru Teluk Kumbar near here on Sunday. The body of the 17-year-old student from a secondary school in Teluk Kumbar was discovered by her father around 7.30 pm.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also UMNO vice-president hold a press conference after opening the 2015 National Consumers Day celebration in Dataran Merdeka here on Sunday said UMNO members should continue supporting and respecting the party’s top leadership if they want
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 27 – Hunza Realty Sdn Bhd director Gee Su Lyn had been announced that the Bayu Nyaman low-cost housing is expected to be completed in February 2016. There were 823 structures on the 42 acre land bought by Hunza and 750 of them had accepted the resettement packaged offered by
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 – Minister in Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said here on Sunday the the reduced allocation in the education sector under Budget 2016 does not only affect Chinese schools. He said the allocation of RM500 million in Budget 2016 which to develop and