KUALA LUMPUR: His father was a Singapore citizen, a construction worker who commutes every day from Johor to the Republic to work. His mother is an English teacher at a secondary school who wakes up at 5am every morning to cook for the family and then gives tuition classes until late at night to earn extra money.
A total of 239 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished above the Indian Ocean on March 8, 2014. But earlier this week, crash investigator Peter McMahon told Daily Star Online he had spotted the wreckage on Google Earth.
A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother told police she realised she had been used to murder him after she was detained, her lawyer has said. Doan Thi Huong and co-defendant Siti Aisyah, from Indonesia, were charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13 last year.
Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today denied that his speech at the launch of Barisan Nasional Youth Gempur Brigade recently was aimed at promoting the thug culture among members of the party. Instead, he said the speech was aimed at boosting the spirit of the party machinery thus ensuring BN's victory in the 14th General Election.
Hugo Cai, Director of TP-Link Distribution Malaysia Sdn Bhd; Jason Xu, Chief Executive Officer of Neffos; Uhmrigs Guna, Head of Marketplace Electronics, Lazada Malaysia; Robert Hu, Sales Director of Neffos; and Thomas Bai, Brand Director of Neffos, posing with the newly-launched Neffos N1, the brand's flagship smartphone model. By Mohammad Johari Yaakob & Huma Makesvari KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- Networking solutions and smart home technology provider,TP-Link is back with its latest flagship phone, the Neffos N1, which makes its worldwide debut here in Malaysia.
No "comfort zone" for DAP leaders, who must be prepared to take risks so that Pakatan Harapan can succeed in its mission to create a national "political tsunami" in the 14GE to Save Malaysia from kleptocracy Two nights ago, the DAP Selangor State Assemblywoman for Damansara Utama, Yeo Bee Yin, announced that she was responding to the DAP's call to contest in Johor in the imminent 14th General Election, as Parliament could be dissolved as early as in a fortnight's time.
The fifth season of the amateur series concludes on March 30 and the latest batch of aspiring amateurs will be looking to win a title. In total, six belts will be on the line with the finalists having proved themselves over the course of a yearlong league.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak today said justice and common sense have prevailed over fake news and biased reporting related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad . He said a motion submitted by Swiss Member of Parliament , Carlo Sommaruga, today was debated in the Swiss National Assembly and opposition leaders, Lim Kit Siang and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and certain Malaysian online media portals and so-called independent non-governmental organisations leaders, such as Cynthia Gabriel of C4, shamelessly tried to spread fake news, by linking the motion to 1MDB.
The son of medical salesman attributes his outstanding results in the 2017 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination to group study sessions with friends held during the weekends. J. Kashvin, 18, from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jalan Empat, Bandar Baru Bangi obtained A+ in the 12 subjects he took in the examination.
If MCA national leaders have a fraction of the guts and gumption of David Choi and dare to speak up on the great rights and wrongs in the country, MCA would not be reduced to the ridiculous straits of a 7/11 party MCA leaders should not allow themselves to be pushed around by UMNO but even more important, they must have the guts and gumption to speak up on the rights and wrongs in the country. Examples of such UMNO bullying are the two recent Barisan Nasional elections preparations functions, one at Bandar Tun Razak and the other at Rembau.
Motorcycle ownership transfer fees for Sabah and Sarawak has been brought inline with the rate for Peninsular Malaysia, which is RM3. In a press statement issued by the Ministry of Transport, the new fee is effective April 1. While the current ownership transfer rate for Peninsular Malaysia RM3, in Sabah it is RM40 while in Sarawak, a fee of RM5 is charged.
CONFECTIONER Khong Guan saw earnings swell in the first half-year, thanks to higher foreign exchange gains and unrealised fair-value gains on short-term investments, amid a bullish stock market. It recorded a net profit of S$792,000 for the six months to Jan 31, almost eight times the S$95,000 in the same period the year before, according to an announcement on Wednesday.
Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong is escorted by police as she leaves a court hearing at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on Wednesday. KUALA LUMPUR: A Vietnamese bar owner was asked to act in a video prank show by a man wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's half-brother, but declined the offer, a Malaysian court heard on Wednesday.
The Vietnamese capital Hanoi has emerged as a favoured destination for foreign investors looking to the property market, as prices remain among the best value in Indochina, even as a gradual recovery has been underway since a disastrous slump rocked the housing market in 2007. Kingston Lai, founder and chief executive of Asia Banker's Club said luxury flat prices in the city have been trending upwards since 2015 but have yet to catch-up other vibrant economic hubs in Southeast Asia.
Kuala Lumpur: The petrochemical industry is currently in a sweet spot, given the strong market demand coupled with tight supply in the near term, said Maybank Investment Bank . In a sector report on Malaysian petrochemicals sector Monday, Maybank IB said, Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd and Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd met its expectations and had good fourth quarter 2017 results.
According to Malaysian Statistics Department data Tuesday, the manufacturing sector output for the month increased by 4.8 percent year-on-year, slowdown from 5.3 percent in December 2017. The major sub-sectors for manufacturing that posted growth in January were food, beverage and tobacco products ; petroleum products, chemicals, rubber and plastic and electrical and electronic equipment products .