World Cup qualifier: 1,500 policement to be posted at Bukit Jalil

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — More than 1,500 police personnel will be stationed at the Malaysia-Indonesia qualifier match for the 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup at the Stadium National in Bukit Jalil here Tuesday. Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said they will be on duty in shifts beginning at…

Enough checks and balances in place to ensure no more 1MDB, says Kadir Jasin

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The government is putting in place enough checks and balances as well as reforms to ensure that there will be no repeat of a “1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)”, said Datuk A. Kadir Jasin, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Media and Communications. He said…

Trial of former M’sian DPM Ahmad Zahid starts

KUALA LUMPUR: File photo of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (centre). The court on Monday, Nov 18, dismissed Zahid Hamidi’s application to challenge the constitutionality of MACC Act, Anti-Money Laundering Act 2001 under which he is facing charges for misappropriating millions of ringgit of Yayasan Akalbudi funds. KUALA LUMPUR,…

Global Recognition For Malaysia’s Work To Support UNESCO Agenda

From Chandravathani Sathasivam PARIS, Nov 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — As an upper-level middle-income country striving to attain high-income status, Malaysia’s commitment to support the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) global priorities has raised its prestige and profile in the international area. In fact, the world is looking towards…

AirAsia continues to pursue its American dream

SEPANG, Nov 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The recent downgrading of Malaysia’s air safety rating to a Category 2 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will not discourage AirAsia Group from expanding its operations in the United States. AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the…

A key man in the fall of BN, Rafizi wins appeal against Bafia conviction

SHAH ALAM, Nov 15 (NNN-BERNAMA)  — The High Court here today acquitted and discharged PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli after overturning his conviction for charges under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) last year.  Judge Datuk Mohd Yazid Mustafa allowed the former Pandan MP’s appeal against his conviction and the 30-month jail sentence that followed…

Ex-1MDB CEO Arul objects to Najib’s request to postpone trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy has objected to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s application to postpone the 1MDB audit report tampering trial, which is scheduled to begin on Monday and where Arul is facing a charge of abetment. Arul’s counsel Datuk N. Sivananthan told…

Feb 28 set to hear MACC’s application to forfeit RM700,000 in Umno Pekan bank account

KUALA LUMPUR,  Nov  15 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The High Court here today set Feb 28 next year to hear an application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to forfeit RM700,000 in a bank account under the name of Pekan UMNO division for allegedly linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal. Judge Mohd Nazlan…

Malaysian govt to bear RM10.3 billion for Tabung Haji’s rescue and restructuring package

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Malaysian government will bear RM10.3 billion premium to ensure the financial health of Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) is restored as part of the rescue and restructuring plan of the pilgrimage fund, Urusharta Jamaah Sdn Bhd (UJSB) announced on Thursday. UJSB, which is a wholly-owned unit…

Malaysia partners 2 international supply chain managers for palm oil export

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 14 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysia has signed palm oil partnership deals with two major supply chain managers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China to facilitate greater palm oil penetration in China, India and the Indian sub-continent. The deals are sealed through the Bohai Commodity Exchange (BOCE) Malaysia/ASEAN platform, which inked two memoranda of…
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