SEREMBAN, Jan 21 – Malaysia will implement the Road Charge (RC) to all foreign registered vehicles entering the country, including from Indonesia, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Liow, who is also MCA president, said the rate would be RM20, same as the fee imposed on vehicles entering from Singapore.
WASHINGTON, Jan 21 – President Donald Trump assumed power Friday with a fiercely nationalistic vow to put “America first,” taking a stinging swipe at the legacy of his predecessor hours after reciting the oath of office. Hundreds of thousands of people stood on the rain-splattered National Mall to see the 70-year-old Republican
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 – The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) targets to collect between RM40 billion and RM42 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) this year compared with RM41.2 billion in 2016, said its Director-General Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad. He said the department would continue with its programmes to engage the
LifeProof is releasing a new version of its NUUD waterproof case with a new design fit the for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new style accommodates the larger cameras on both models and increases the water resistance from splash resistant to water proof for up to 6.6 feet.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 – Malaysia may look into the possibility of pursuing bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with the relevant Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) members should the TPP Agreement (TPPA) fail to materialise, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. The country would also prioritise strengthening the
MANILA, Jan 21 – Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines, Manila said Saturday, an area that has seen repeated kidnappings for ransom by Islamist militants. Authorities said the three Indonesians went missing on Wednesday in waters bordering the Philippines and Malaysia but the circumstances of their
BAGAN DATUK, Jan 21 – The visa approval period for foreign students in the country has been shortened from 30 days to 14 days. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is also Home Minister said the matter was decided at a high level meeting on intake of foreign
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 20 – About 50 students participated in AMPLIFY Conference which had launched at Penang Institute here this evening. The purpose of this event is to raise the awareness, communicating skills and leadership skills among the high school and college students regarding the Penang issues before enter to University.
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The Court of Appeal ruling that the government has no right to sue organisers of the Bersih rally to recover losses for damaged public property incurred in the rally, stands. This follows the Federal Court decision today, in dismissing the government’s application for leave to appeal against that
SEOUL, Jan 19 – Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security, announced that the company will showcase the world’s fastest and most advanced face recognition technology at Intersec 2017. At the show, Suprema will showcase a prototype version of long-awaited FaceStation 2, the company’s flagship face recognition terminal which is
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The by-election for the Tanjong Datu State Assembly seat in Sarawak will be held on Feb 18, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah. He said that the Election Commission, at its special meeting on Wednesday, also fixed the nomination day for the by-election for
KUCHING, Jan 19 – Yang Dipertua Negri Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife, Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi Taib today attended the swearing-in of the Sarawak state cabinet and assistant ministers, with no new faces in the line-up. The ceremony held at Dewan Lapau in the State Legislative Assembly building, Petra Jaya
HONG KONG, Jan 19 – The award presentation ceremony of Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2016 (QOEA), organized by Quamnet, successfully held on 12 January 2017 at The American Club Hong Kong. The representatives of the awarded enterprises and honorable guests convened, sharing the joy of achievements and exchanging ideas of
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 – There should be an allocation mechanism by the government for buyers of Projek Perumahan 1Malaysia (PR1MA) homes following the new income eligibility which has been increased from RM10,000 to RM15,000. The House Buyers Association (HBA) said as more people from the middle income group are now eligible
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers on The Situation of The Muslim Minority Rohingya in Myanmar kicked-off with the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) here this morning. The two-hour closed-door meeting attended by senior officials from member states of OIC, among others, aimed to
TOKYO, Jan 19 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it provided Faraday Technology Corporation, a major fabless IC vendor in Taiwan, with CyberWorkBench, a design tool capable of synthesizing Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)/Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) circuits from the C programming language. Faraday is utilizing
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 – Selangor is applying to cross-examine Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah in its legal action on the proposed redelineation of electoral boundaries for parliamentary and state constituencies in the state. Senior Federal Counsel Azizan Md Arshad told reporters that Judicial Commissioner of the
SHANGHAI, Jan 17 – App stores in China must register with the state from Monday, a government statement said, as China tightens its control over the internet. App stores are “not strict” when they examine and approve apps, the China Cyberspace Administration, the country’s internet watchdog, said in a statement. Lax standards
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 – A man who was formerly an accused in the murder of deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais told the High Court here today that he received RM10,000 as a gift from pathologist Colonel Dr K. Kunaseegaran, the first accused in the murder case. G.Gunasekaran, 49,
WASHINGTON, Jan 17 – US President Barack Obama on Monday marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its “significant and concrete results” and warning the against undoing a pact supported by the world’s major powers. In language that seemed clearly directed at incoming president Donald Trump,