Malaysia

  • Bank Negara to focus on financial stability, says new governor

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    Bank Negara to focus on financial stability, says new governor

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Malaysia’s new central bank governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said today that the bank would strive to maintain monetary and financial stability....

  • Guan Eng teases another Finance Ministry bombshell

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    Guan Eng teases another Finance Ministry bombshell

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that another financial scandal will be revealed from among his ministry’s files that were previously restricted to...

  • Only local cooks allowed in restaurants, says Kulasegaran

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    Only local cooks allowed in restaurants, says Kulasegaran

  • As Najib holidays in Malaysia, his former mentor Dr Mahathir turns up the pain

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    As Najib holidays in Malaysia, his former mentor Dr Mahathir turns up the pain

  • Transparency will win Malaysia more investors over time, says minister

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    Transparency will win Malaysia more investors over time, says minister

  • Najib 'fully responsible' for 1MDB as finance minister, says Guan Eng

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    Najib 'fully responsible' for 1MDB as finance minister, says Guan Eng

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    Guan Eng: Najib brought Pakatan together

  • Dr M seeks to recover US$4.5b 1MDB funds, Goldman fees

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    Dr M seeks to recover US$4.5b 1MDB funds, Goldman fees

  • Tabung Harapan breaches RM92m mark

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    Tabung Harapan breaches RM92m mark

  • Umno Youth exco contender Papagomo insists not a thug, idolises Khairy

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    Umno Youth exco contender Papagomo insists not a thug, idolises Khairy

  • Sarawak party claims state entitled to US$1t from Petronas

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    Sarawak party claims state entitled to US$1t from Petronas

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  • Zeti: New BNM governor will ‘hit the ground running’

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    Zeti: New BNM governor will ‘hit the ground running’

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus is a very good choice to be the new Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor and her appointment will inspire market confidence,...

  • Respect freedom of universities, says Perak Amanah

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    Respect freedom of universities, says Perak Amanah

    IPOH, June 22 — Pressure should not be placed on universities who criticise the current government or have differing political beliefs, Perak Amanah vice-chairman Muhaimin Sulam...

  • Penang civil society group wants world body to review state transport plan

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    Penang civil society group wants world body to review state transport plan

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Civil society group Penang Forum hopes to rope in an international expert body to review the island state’s proposed transport master plan. Its...

  • Tabung Haji: First Haj flight to depart on July 14

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    Tabung Haji: First Haj flight to depart on July 14

    SEPANG, June 22 — The first Haj flight this year is scheduled on July 14 while the last flight is on August 15. Tabung Haji (TH) group managing director and chief executive...

  • Former BNM deputy Nor Shamsiah named new governor

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    Former BNM deputy Nor Shamsiah named new governor

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Malaysia has named Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, a former central bank deputy, as the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, a spokesman for the prime...

  • Under Sarawak’s new regulation, firms have until end-2019 to get petroleum licences

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    Under Sarawak’s new regulation, firms have until end-2019 to get petroleum licences

    PUTRAJAYA, June 22 — Sarawak will provide oil-and-gas companies a “grace period” to obtain permits for upstream petroleum activities there even as the state government...

  • HRDF CEO resigns amid fund abuse claims

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    HRDF CEO resigns amid fund abuse claims

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Datuk CM Vignaesvaran Jeyandran has resigned as chief executive of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). The fund under the purview Human...

  • CM: Sarawak welcomes Federal Court decision over Petronas legal challenge

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    CM: Sarawak welcomes Federal Court decision over Petronas legal challenge

    KUCHING, June 22 — Sarawak has welcomed the Federal Court decision today denying Petronas leave to commence a legal challenge against the state government over the national oil...

  • Petronas loses bid to proceed with challenge against Sarawak for control of petroleum activities

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    Petronas loses bid to proceed with challenge against Sarawak for control of petroleum activities

    PUTRAJAYA, June 22 — The Federal Court dismissed today Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s (Petronas) application for leave to proceed with its legal tussle with the Sarawak...

  • Dump 'tender agents', Klang MP tells Putrajaya after medicine procurement scandal

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    Dump 'tender agents', Klang MP tells Putrajaya after medicine procurement scandal

    SHAH ALAM, June 22 — Klang MP Charles Santiago has urged the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to cut out the procurement middlemen acting for the Health Ministry, saying these...

  • Give us back our NCR lands, Sarawak natives tell state

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    Give us back our NCR lands, Sarawak natives tell state

    KUCHING, June 22 — A group of indigenous Sarawakians today handed their demand to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah’s office, asking the state government to...

  • Pos Laju service to be improved, says Gobind Singh

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    Pos Laju service to be improved, says Gobind Singh

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 (Bernama) — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today the ministry was working on improving the quality of service of Pos Laju,...

  • Riding high, Dr M credits wave of popularity to Najib’s missteps

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    Riding high, Dr M credits wave of popularity to Najib’s missteps

    PUTRAJAYA, June 22 — From the Father of Modernisation to Reformasi villain, and now back as Pakatan Harapan (PH) hero, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has witnessed firsthand how public...

  • Despite setback, Petronas' lawyer says questions remain over petroleum laws in Sarawak

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    Despite setback, Petronas' lawyer says questions remain over petroleum laws in Sarawak

    PUTRAJAYA, June 22 ― Questions over what law applies over the regulation of petroleum activities in Sarawak is still “alive” and has not been put to rest with a Federal...

  • After court decision, Sarawak asks Petronas to trust it to preserve O&G industry

    5 hours ago

    After court decision, Sarawak asks Petronas to trust it to preserve O&G industry

    PUTRAJAYA, June 22 — Sarawak sought to assure state oil firm Petronas today that the state government will regulate the state’s petroleum resources without harming the...

  • MRT Corp says told to slash cost for SSP Line

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    MRT Corp says told to slash cost for SSP Line

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Corporation chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Mokhtar said the firm will work on reducing the cost for the MRT Sungai...

  • Passengers accuse AirAsia India pilot of trying to freeze them off plane

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    Passengers accuse AirAsia India pilot of trying to freeze them off plane

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Travellers on an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra alleged that the pilot turned the plane’s air-conditioning to its coldest in order to...

  • MACC rejects claims it is investigating Kelantan for graft

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    MACC rejects claims it is investigating Kelantan for graft

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) denied today remarks attributed to the agency and its top official claiming an investigation into alleged...

  • Woman who slashed son to death charged in court

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    Woman who slashed son to death charged in court

    TEMERLOH, June 22 — A housewife was today charged in the Magistrate’s Court here with murdering her youngest son aged 19 months at Felda Jengka 13, Maran on Sunday. The...