Penang Tables 292.13 Million Budget For 2016

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 6 – Penang Chief Minister Lim guan Eng had tabled an expenditure of RM979.53 million involving a deficit amount of RM292.13 million deficit budget for 2016, an increase of RM61.82 million compared to last year’s deficit, which stood at 230.31 million. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said this deficit

Mustapa: Car Prices Drop By 17.9 Per Cent Since 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 6 – Dewan Rakyat was announced on Thursday that the car prices in the country have dropped 17.9 per cent for the past two years until October 2015, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the government remained committed to reduce

False Alarm Of Komtar In Fire

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 6 – Around 10 fire engines rushed to Komtar at midnight after reports that the tallest building (Komtar) in Penang was on fire but it has been turned out to be a false alarm. At the time, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was also at Komtar office open meeting on the

Mother Hope Gastroenterology Daughter To Return Home

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 5 – Sungai Pinang assemblyman Lim Siew Khim hold a press conference today to help a mother to find back her 16 year-old Gastrointestinal diseases daughter Lim Ee Ling who runaway from house on October 31, 2015. Also present were his mother Lim Beng See and other family members. Lim Ee Ling

Ringgit Eases Against US Dollar At Opening

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – The ringgit eased against the US dollar at opening Thursday dampened by weaker oil price sentiment, dealers said. At 9 am, the ringgit was quoted at 4.2850/2940 versus the greenback from 4.2630/2680 at 5 pm on Wednesday. A dealer said Brent crude, the global crude oil

Price Control Scheme For Deepavali Starts Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – A random check at the Sentul Market showed traders have not increased the price of 18 items under the price control scheme, in conjunction with the coming Deepavali festival, says Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainudin. “Even though we have set the

BNM Called For Greater Support To INCEIF

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for greater support from the corporate sector to the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) to further develop the Islamic finance industry. BNM Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz said the role played by INCEIF, a global university

PLUS Issues TTA For Deepavali Holiday Season

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – Plus Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) has issued a Travel Time Advisory (TTA) to guide the public plan their trips during the Deepavali holiday season, starting Friday to avoid congestion on the highway. PLUS chief operating officer Mohammad Fuad Khusairi said the TTA schedule covers travel between Klang Valley

Health Ministry Maintains E-cigarette Should Be Banned

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 5 – The Health Ministry remained firm in their view that the use of electronic cigarette containing nicotine should be banned, as the habit can affect the public’s health in the long-term. Deputy director-general of Health (Public Health) Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman said the ministry would not support any

1MDB Arul Will Not Face Rafizi In Live Debate

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) boss Arul Kanda Kandasamy will not face the opposition’s Rafizi Ramli in a live debate on the firm due to the following the Dewan Rakyat Speaker’s ruling that the 1MDB president couldn’t participate in the debate while being a witness in a parliamentary

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