Malaysia’s advanced passenger screening for foreign visitors to begin by mid-2023

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Advanced Passenger Screening System module capable of screening foreign visitors before they land in Malaysia will be fully adopted by the middle of 2023. Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Mohd Azis Jamman said the new module was one of the elements to be developed under the new…

Man in centre of sex video case freed on police bail

KUALA LUMPUR,  July 23 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Former Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz was released on police bail today after being held on remand for nine days to assist investigations into the case of a sex video which allegedly implicates a Malaysian minister. Federal Police (Bukit Aman) CID…

Young Malaysian girl set on scaling Mount Elbrus of Russia

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (NNN-BERNAMA) — A 16-year old student has set her heart on conquering Mount Elbrus in Russia, the highest peak in the European continent and becoming the youngest person from Southeastern Asia to do so. Sara Sofea Muhammad Illaham from Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor was selected to…

It is dirty politics – Dr Mahathir on sex video implicating minister

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he is not defending Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali over a viral sex video which allegedly implicated the Economic Affairs Minister. He also said that that dirty politics is not going to trap him into being part of it. …

ECOSOC’s high-level segment ends with renewed vigour on “Empowerment, Inclusiveness and Equality”

By Manik Mehta, United Nations, New York  UNITED NATIONS, July 22 (NNN-BERNAMA) — As the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) closed on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King observed that the session had made a significant contribution to advancing the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.…

Malaysian-born developer inducted into Queensland’s Business Leaders Hall of Fame

File pix of Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin getting a briefing from the Chairman of Springfield Land Corporation Maha Sinnathamby on his development project during the former’s visit to Brisbane. Photo courtesy of BERNAMA KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) —  Malaysian-born developer Maha Sinnathamby has been inducted into…

Najib’s Trial Day 41: Najib’s current accounts had high volume of transactions, says witness

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (NNN-BERNAMA) — A former banker in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial today told the High Court here that the former prime minister’s three current accounts had a high volume of transactions between 2011 and 2015. Joanna Yu Ging Ping, 48, a former relationship manager at Ambank Berhad,…

US firms may speed up move to Malaysia, says trade body

File pix of a press briefing by Intel Malaysia on its operations in Malaysia. Intel has been one of the biggest US investors in Malaysia. KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (NNN-BERNAMA)  — American firms keen to establish their presence in Malaysia are likely to speed up their moves amid uncertainties caused by…

84 Indonesians among 88 high on drugs nabbed at entertainment centre

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Eighty-eight people who turned a family entertainment centre in Puchong into a drug joint were arrested when police raided the place late last night. Serdang district police chief ACP Ismadi Borhan said the suspects, aged between 18 and 50, included 84 Indonesians who are mostly labourers…

Battersea project: A true testament of Malaysia Boleh

LONDON, July 21 (NNN-Bernama) — The Battersea Power Station is one of the symbols of London’s modernisation, complete with rich historical elements that live in the nostalgic heart of every proud Londoner.  The redevelopment of the building and its surrounding area into a mixed-development property has not been an easy…
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