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Government will take over Pan Borneo Highway, says Sabah CM

KOTA KINABALU, March 21 -- The Pan Borneo Highway project will continue without the participation of the private sector, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal. Responding to a report in T... Read More


At inquest, Adib's father pleads for justice

SHAH ALAM, March 21 -- The father of the late fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today pleaded for justice and appropriate action against those responsible for the events leading to his son's death. T... Read More


Guan Eng thankful not leading ECRL talks with Beijing

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he is thankful to Tun Daim Zainuddin for taking on the role as the government's lead negotiator on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project ... Read More


Don't be selective with corruption courts, Malaysian Bar tells Putrajaya

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- The Malaysian Bar today lauded the government's announcement to add more courtrooms dedicated to hear corruption cases. However, the association representing lawyers in the ... Read More


Azmin: Kulim airport privately funded as Putrajaya can't afford it

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- The federal government lacks funds and needs the private sector to help finance the needed infrastructure development, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali ... Read More


Najib's RM42m trial postponed again pending appeal to Federal Court

PUTRAJAYA, March 21 -- Datuk Seri Najib Razak's case over RM42 million funds belonging to former 1MDB unit SRC International Sdn Bhd was postponed again today. Justice Datuk Zabariah Mohd Yusof, who ... Read More


Selangor using bio-warfare against Aedes scourge

SHAH ALAM, March 21 -- The Selangor government has added a new weapon in its war against the dengue outbreak and the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Health, Welfare, Women Empowerment and Family executive ... Read More


Loke: PM directly handling Malaysia Airlines proposals

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- Transport Minister Anthony Loke directed questions today on the future of Malaysia Airlines Bhd to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying the prime minister was personally handling ... Read More


Finance minister: RM7.9b paid in GST, IRB refunds

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- The government has returned a total of RM7.9 billion of the outstanding Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Inland Revenue Board (IRB) owed payers, Lim Guan Eng told Parliament ... Read More


PNB expects Bursa revival once market clarity is restored

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 -- Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) expect the local stock market to improve when the government provides a clear indication of its economic direction. In a Bloomberg report to... Read More