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  • Cuepacs wants lower management charges for residential insurance

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The Congress of Unions of Employees in Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) called on the Public Sector Home Financing Board (LPPSA) to lower management charges for residential insurance which is considered high and burdensome to civil servants.Its president, Datuk Azih Muda, said the management charge of 45% for residential insurance premiums set by LPPSA […]

  • Property overhang can be resolved if MM2H is less stringent

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): One way to resolve the property overhang is to stop being so strict over Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) applications from Chinese nationals, said a developer. “I understand that we are more stringent on the MM2H applications for the mainland Chinese,” said TA Global Bhd’s non-independent and non-executive director Datin Alicia […]

  • Start turning your abode into a healthy home

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): It is not too late to incorporate key wellness elements into our buildings to make the indoor environment that we spend more than 90% of our time, a better and healthier place to be in, says Life Research Wellness Pte Ltd founder and CEO Dr Michael Tan. In his presentation today […]

  • Adib inquest: Four new counsels to represent Housing Ministry, Fire Dept

    SHAH ALAM (June 26): Four counsels from the Attorney-General’s Chambers have been appointed to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire and Rescue Department in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.They are three senior Federal counsels Suzana Atan, Mazlifah Ayob and Fadzilatul Isma Ahmad Refngah, and Federal counsel Afiq […]

  • Manhattan penthouse bought with stolen 1MDB fund up in the market

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): A penthouse in Manhattan’s Walker Tower, USA, allegedly purchased with money funnelled from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), will be put up for sale. It is valued at US$51 million (RM211 million). The US Justice Department (DoJ) claims the luxury pad was acquired by Khadem Abdulla al Qubaisi in 2014. He was […]

  • MACC: No truth to alleged transactions, bank accounts in sex videos case

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has investigated purported bank transfers and accounts related to viral sex videos and found that they do not exist, said its deputy chief commissioner Datuk Seri Azam Baki. The investigations follow a report lodged by Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam earlier this month […]

  • The Haziq case: New sex clip appears on YouTube, nine-minute-plus version up on Pornhub

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Fresh sex video clip involving former deputy minister aide Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz and another individual purportedly Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has been uploaded on YouTube and “a nine-minute-plus full version” of the earlier video is now available on pornography website Pornhub. According to a report by The […]

  • CMSCI has no plans to increase cement prices

    KUCHING (June 26): CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd (CMSCI), a subsidiary of Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd, has no plans to increase the prices of its cement anytime soon, said its chief executive officer Suhadi Sulaiman. Responding to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s recent call for the authorities to probe the difference in cement prices between Sarawak […]

  • Penang landslide: All four buried victims found in seven-hour operation

    GEORGE TOWN (June 26): The operation to find and extricate all four Myanmar workers buried alive in the landslide at a construction site at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah has been called off after the last body was found at 4.35 am today. The announcement of the discovery of the last body was made by […]

  • DoE inspects four factories in Pasir Gudang

    JOHOR BAHRU (June 26): Four of the 30 chemical factories, which were short-listed by the enforcement authorities for inspection, following the incidents of breathing difficulty and vomiting in Pasir Gudang since Thursday, were inspected by the state Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday afternoon. Bernama, which also followed the operation, found that three of the factories inspected […]

  • Jomo: Resuscitating Malaysia Airlines is a tough call

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The capital-intensive nature of the airline business, especially with the current business conditions, makes it more difficult to resuscitate Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), said economist Professor Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram. “The airline industry is very tough; it is not easy. Almost all the major US airlines are in bankruptcy, except for […]

  • International gambling: Luxury condos, bungalows being used as call centres

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Luxury condominiums, bungalows and commercial offices are being used as call centres for international gambling syndicates in the country to attract gamblers via the web or gaming applications.Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department director Datuk Huzir Mohamed said the syndicates, mostly masterminded by Chinese and Indonesian nationals with the assistance of locals, were making […]

  • ETS fares to be revised

    PUTRAJAYA (June 25): The Electric Train Services (ETS) fares will be revised, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail announced today.She said the National Cost of Living Action Council (NACCOL), which she chairs, had accepted the proposal brought forth by the Transport Ministry to carry out a review on ETS fares through the abolition […]

  • Lack of political commitment for RE agenda in Malaysia: Jomo

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Prominent economist Prof Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram today stressed on the need for political commitment to push for a swift implementation of the renewable energy (RE) agenda as the enforcement of the alternative energy is seen to be lagging behind. Jomo, who is also Khazanah Research Institute senior adviser, noted that there were RE […]

  • Hong Kong folk do not mind living with ghosts, as long as they get a cheaper home

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Try selling a home in Malaysia which is supposed to be haunted or was the site of a gruesome death. Best of luck to you. But in Hong Kong, many of people here do not mind living with “spirits” if they get a price discount on the property price. According to […]

  • Sarawak Report: Sept 10 hearing for Terengganu Sultanah’s application

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Terengganu Sultanah Nur Zahirah’s application for her defamation suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle Brown and two others to be disposed via summary judgment has been fixed for hearing on Sept 10.Her lawyer Datuk Haziq Pillay Abdullah disclosed this to reporters after case management of the suit in chambers before High […]

  • TRC Synergy sees flat revenue growth in FY19 on fewer jobs

    KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 25): Construction company TRC Synergy Bhd expects to post flat revenue growth in the current financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19) on fewer construction jobs. Executive director Datuk Abdulaziz Mohamad said the group has set a lower tender book replenishment target of RM2 billion this year. Last year, it bid for about […]

  • 475 institutions of learning in Pasir Gudang closed until Thursday

    JOHOR BAHRU (June 25): The Education Ministry has ordered all 475 institutions of learning in the Pasir Gudang area to be closed until Thursday. Johor Education Department director Azman Adnan said in a statement issued yesterday, the closure was aimed at enabling the authorities concerned to address the source of contamination in the area. The […]

  • IMF confident of Malaysia’s commitment on institutional reforms

    PUTRAJAYA (June 25): International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde is assured and confident of Malaysia’s commitment towards institutional reforms, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. The reforms included the passing of fiscal responsibility act and procurement act, as well as the setting up a debt management office, he said. Lim said these reforms were Malaysia’s […]

  • Kumpulan Perangsang’s associate receive takeover offer for entire stake in Sprint

    KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd’s 20% associate, Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat Holdings Sdn Bhd (Sprint) has received takeover offer for the acquisition of all securities including ordinary shares, preference shares and loan stocks of Sprint worth RM1.98 billion.In a statement yesterday, Perangsang Selangor said the offer to be undertaken by Minister of Finance Inc’s […]