Exams Review Panel Meets, To Visit Schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 – The nine-member panel set up to review the management of public examinations held its inaugural meeting on Wednesday, and decided on first tracing the route of the test papers up to the examination hall. Panel chairman Tun Zaki Tun Azmi said the members proposed to visit schools

Hong Kong Protesters Remain On Streets

HONG KONG, Sept 30 – Huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters defy government calls to go home, bringing city’s key districts to a standstill.  Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night, with the mood turning festive just a day

Cops: 8,000 Gang Members In Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 29 ― There are some 8,000 gang members in Penang and 12 active gangs, state police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi revealed this morning. He said the police have detained about 50 suspects believed to be involved in secret societies under the Prevention of Crime Act since

Thailand To Join Forces With Penang, Expand Businesses

THAILAND, Sept 25 – Thailand is looking forward to expanding its business collaboration with Penang in areas such as construction and seafood. “There are a lot of opportunities and investments that we can achieve together with the Malaysian people. “We see that Penang is a very well-developed state, in Malaysia there

Ringgit Opens Higher Against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 – The ringgit continued yesterday’s higher closing by opening higher against the US dollar on renewed buying interest in most of the currencies of emerging Asia. At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at 3.2385/2415 to the US dollar from 3.2415/2435 yesterday’s close. Meanwhile, the local unit was

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