Haze situation in Malaysia to improve with rain next week

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The haze shrouding the country is expected to improve as the monsoon transition phase begins on Sept 24 until early November, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). Its director-general Jailan Simon said during the phase, regional areas of the country would receive wind from…

NIOSH calls for stiffer punishment for environmental offenders

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health  (NIOSH) today called for the imposition of the stiffer jail sentence on individuals or companies involved in activities detrimental to the environment. NIOSH chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said the jail sentence is necessary as a deterrent.…

JS Asagiri docks at Kuantan Port

KUANTAN, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) warship, JS Asagiri (DD-151) has docked at the Kuantan Port here, in conjunction with its three-day goodwill visit to Malaysia beginning last Wednesday. Commanding Officer of the warship, Commander Yuichi Haeno said that on their visit here, they also had…

Fashion Icon Zang Toi Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Malaysia Themed Fashion Show

By Manik Mehta NEW YORK, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysia’s fashion icon Zang Toi celebrated Tuesday night his 30th business anniversary with a Malaysia-themed fashion before New York’s glitterati, including fashionistas, business people, socialites, political figures and the media. Zang Toi being presented the mandatory cake to celebrate the 30th “birthday”…

Ministry updates business councils on measures taken to tackle haze in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Ministry of International Trade And Industry (MITI) has taken measures to advise and update international business councils regarding the government’s action in tackling the haze problem in the country. Its deputy minister Dr Ong Kian Ming reiterated that the government has been conducting…

Malaysia’s foreign policy gets thumbs up

By Nur Ashikin Abdul Aziz KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Experts lauded the Foreign Policy Framework of the New Malaysia launched Wednesday, describing it as a human-centric document that captures the current administration’s approach to foreign policy and a pro-active move in the ever-changing world of geopolitics.  Themed ‘Change in Continuity’,…

Finnish-Russian co, Zyfra to invest in Malaysia’s 4.0 industry

By Siti Noor Afera Abu KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Finnish-Russian technology company, ZYFRA is looking to invest RM2.1 million to provide solutions to local companies embarking in the 4.0 industry. Managing director Pavel Rastopshin said the fourth industrial or 4.0 technologies have the potential to become one of the pillars in Russia-Malaysia bilateral…

Malaysian Govt agrees with body cameras for law enforcers to prevent misconduct

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The government has agreed to implement the use of body cameras on law enforcement officers such as police, immigration and customs to overcome issues of misconduct, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. He said the proposal for the use of the body cameras was accepted as…

Strong Chinese, Indian Demand To Hold Up Global Palm Oil Prices: Analysis

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Fitch Solutions Macro Research today (Wednesday), forecast China’s and India’s import demand to remain strong over the coming months, which will continue to support global palm oil prices. The research house said that, it maintained its forecast for palm oil price to average 2,150…

Govt still looking at solutions for Malaysia Airlines: Dr M

By Nurul Hanis Izmir KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 (NNN-BERNAMA)  —  The government is still looking at solutions for troubled Malaysia Airlines Bhd, which is majority-owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd,  Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. “It’s not easy.. we have done a lot. The previous government gave them RM6 billion and sacked 6,000…
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