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Ahmad Zahid says unfazed by book denouncing his fitness to be Umno president

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 25 -- Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has dismissed a book listing reasons why he should not continue leading the party. Utusan Malaysia reported him as saying he and ... Read More


MBSB sees dip in profits in FYE20, but remains optimistic about weathering storm

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 25 -- Investment corporation Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) has reported a net profit of RM269.32 million for the fiscal year end of 2020 (FYE20) dropping by over half comp... Read More


Malaysian builders' coalition seeks one-year extension from govt to adapt to amended workers' housing law

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 25 -- The construction industry has appealed to the government for a one-year grace period to adjust before the amended Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 ... Read More


Guan Eng says police investigations won't deter him from seeking Parliament's return

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 24 -- DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has pledged to continue calling for the restoration of Parliament so that the voices of ordinary Malaysians can be heard. He said he will d... Read More


Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia's Covid-19 infectivity rate back up to nearly 1.0 as Negri tops list

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 24 -- The basic reproduction number (R0) and effective reproduction number (Rt) for Covid-19 infections nationwide stood at 0.99 as of yesterday, said Health Director-General Tan Sr... Read More


Pakatan top council pledges full support for King's decision to reconvene Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 24 -- The Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council has expressed its gratitude to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong for decreeing that Parliament can reconvene during the ongoing state of ... Read More


AirAsia stocks climb after HK tycoon ups stake in low-cost carrier

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- AirAsia Group Berhad's share price rose this morning after real-estate magnate Stanley Choi increased his equity in the Malaysian low-cost carrier. The Edge reported the incr... Read More


EU says concerned over Malaysiakini's court decision, effect on the media

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- The recent fine imposed by the Federal Court on news portal Malaysiakini for contempt of court has drawn the worry of the European Union (EU) and two of its members. In a joi... Read More


Why reopen schools now that DidikTV is on, parents just bought devices? Tok Mat asks Education Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has criticised the decision by the Education Ministry to reopen schools by next month, calling it a flip-flop decision. The for... Read More


Umno veep: I'm no fan, but Malaysiakini's right, freedom as news platform should be defended

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Another political leader has spoken out against the recent fine imposed on online news portal Malaysiakini for contempt of court, this time Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Moha... Read More