Author: Coach Rashid

Tg Malim Youth City to be extreme sports hub

TANJUNG MALIM (Jan 16): Bandar Belia in Tanjung Malim here will be developed into an extreme sports hub, which will be the first in the country. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pictured) said the ministry would cooperate with the Tourism, Art and Culture Ministry, as well as the Youth and Sports Ministry to realise […]

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PR1MA appoints Mohd Nazri as acting CEO

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA) has announced the appointment of Mohd Nazri Md Shariff as acting chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. Mohd Nazri is taking over from Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias, who had been the CEO since July 2011. Abdul Mutalib, 57, did not renew his contract, PR1MA said in a […]

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Malaysia, Singapore ties remain good – Saifuddin

PUTRAJAYA (Jan 16): Malaysia-Singapore relations remain good despite the need for further discussions on several matters, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today. “Our relations with Singapore remain good. There are some issues but we are talking to each other, and that is very important.  “Most importantly, the discussions are going on. I am confident the discussions are moving in […]

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86 Units of affordable houses in Kemuyang next year

SIBU (Jan 16): The first 86 units out of 813 houses under Sarawak’s Rumah Pertiwiku affordable housing project in Kemuyang, 24km from here, will be ready for occupation early next year. Built based on the industrialised building system, each of the houses costing between RM90,000 and RM150,000 only takes 21 days to complete. Sarawak Assistant […]

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TA Securities says accept Selangor Properties RM6.30 apiece privatisation offer

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): TA Securities Holdings Bhd had today advised Selangor Properties Bhd (SPB) shareholders to accept the revised RM6.30-a-share privatisation offer from Kayin Holdings Sdn Bhd, given the challenging market environment and low trading liquidity of SPB shares. Yesterday, theedgemarkets.com, quoting SPB’s statement to Bursa Malaysia, reported that SPB’s major shareholder Kayin revised […]

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Jan 31 not declared public holiday yet

PETALING JAYA (Jan 15): Jan 31 has not been declared a public holiday yet, according to a report by The Star. The daily had checked with the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal and discovered that no public holiday has been declared for that day. This is in contrast with a viral message making the rounds on […]

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Affordable housing in Bangsar South 75% taken up

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): A Federal Territory-level affordable housing scheme by IJM Land Bhd and Amona Development Sdn Bhd here has achieved a take-up rate of 75% at its launch here yesterday, the companies announced in a statement today. The Rumawip project is named Suria Pantai and comprises 896 units of homes in a 34-storey block. […]

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30% bus fare increase sought

KOTA BHARU (Jan 15): With costs mounting, the Peninsular Malaysia Malay Express Bus Operators Association (Pembawa) is requesting the government approve a fare increase of 30%. “It has been 11 years since there was an increase,” said Pembawa president, Che Ibrahim Che Ismail, to reporters at a press conference yesterday. “We would like to put up the price of tickets […]

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13 contractors in remand for submitting false documents

KOTA KINABALU (Jan 15): Thirteen contractors, three of them women, are in remand for three and six days from today for allegedly submitting false documents to obtain tenders for projects from the Sabah Education Department. The remand orders against the 13 suspects, aged between 30 and 60, were issued by Magistrate Mohamad Aizat Abdul Rahim following applications by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission […]

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