China's JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd will supply 50MW modules for Malaysia's first utility-scale solar project.
Kota Kinabalu: A Pakistani man was charged at the Magistrate's Court on Wednesday with pocketing RM55,028 belonging to a shop in Penampang. Wakil Khan Waris Khan, 35, pleaded not guilty to misappropriating the money for his own use between May 26 and June 2 this year at Golden Buffalo Enterprise, Kg Bahang, Mile 6A1 2, Hungab - Nosoob road.
KUALA LUMPUR: E-hailing services are now officially legal in Malaysia, and operators will be required to own an intermediation business licence issued by a regulatory body. These are among the amendments to the Land Public Transport Act 2010 and the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board Act 1987, which were passed in the Dewan Rakyat on Thursday.
Last update: 27/07/2017 KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 -- Six Malaysian students have made the country proud by winning two silver medals, two bronze medals and two Honourable Mentions at the 2017 International Mathematical Olympiad held recently. The students are Ivan Chan Kai Chin , Yeoh Zi Song , Hanissa Shamsuddin , Tan Li Xuan , Sean Ghee Zhing and Theam Wing Chun , said ExxonMobil in a statement.
This combination of Feb. 19, 2017, photos released by Royal Malaysia Police shows detained Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah, left, and detained Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong on a screen during a press conference at national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Two women accused of poisoning Kim in a bizarre airport assassination are expected to plead innocent when they appear in a Malaysian court on Friday, July 28, 2017.
Two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler in a bizarre airport assassination are expected to plead innocent when they appear in a Malaysian court on Friday, their lawyers said. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with the banned VX nerve agent at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur on Feb. 13. The women, who face the death penalty if convicted, say they were duped into thinking they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show.
FILE - In this March 1, 2017, file photo, Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah, who is a suspect in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, is escorted out of court by police office... . FILE - In this March 1, 2017, file photo, Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong, who is a suspect in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, is escorted out of court by police off... .
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian state of Johor has recorded the highest number of statutory rape cases in the country with 15.73 per cent of the total from 2010 till May this year, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Abdul Karim. According to Malaysian law individuals aged 15 or younger are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution.
Kota Kinabalu: The Malaysian Timber Certification Council is calling all photography enthusiasts to express their impressions of forests and its rich resources through photographs and compete in the MTCC Photography Contest 2017. Themed "Experience Forest, Experience MTCS-PEFC", the photography contest opens for entries until 15 October 2017.
Kuala Lumpur: A staggering RM5.779 billion remains unclaimed by Malaysians, all the way from 1977 up to June 30 this year. The unclaimed money is mainly made up of inactive bank accounts, unclaimed fixed deposits that have expired, insurance payouts and interests.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 --Malaysia is positive of attaining the Tier One by complying fully with the minimum standards to curb human trafficking crimes, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. According to the United States annual Trafficking in Persons Report released by the United States State Department on June 27, Malaysia has upgraded to Tier Two as a country that did not fully meet the minimum standards of the United States Human Trafficking Victims Protection Act 2000 but made vital efforts to bring itself to compliance with the standards.
Token sum: Foreigners will soon have to pay a small tourism tax for staying at hotels in Malaysia. - LIM BENG TATT/The Star PETALING JAYA: Malaysians holidaying in the country can heave a sigh of relief as they will not be hit by the new tourism tax.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former MIC vice-president Tan Sri S. Balakrishnan and his son claimed trial to making false claims of nearly RM13mil over a river restoration project to the Drainage and Irrigation Department . Balakrishnan, 63, was accused of submitting false claims of RM12,888,000 relating to the supply of some 358 geotubes to carry out the restoration works for the DID.
PETALING JAYA: A man who had threatened to behead lawyer Siti Kasim on social media, has been caught by police. "Yes, we can confirm that a male suspect has been arrested on Tuesday night regarding the case," said Kuala Lumpur police chief Comm Datuk Amar Singh in a text message.
A Malaysian lawmaker came under fire Wednesday for saying that women who deny their husbands sex were subjecting them to "psychological and emotional abuse". Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh, a Muslim MP from the ruling coalition, said during a parliamentary debate on domestic violence that husbands often suffer emotional attacks rather than physical abuse.
Dalian Wanda Group, the troubled Chinese property-to-entertainment giant, has abandoned its bid for the property portion of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail project, the biggest of its kind in Malaysia, only three months after being considered a front runner. The multibillion-dollar Bandar Malaysia property development project has received nine pitches on how to develop the 197-hectare site, according to a report Tuesday by the Straits Times , which cited Malaysian government officials.
Last update: 25/07/2017 KUANTAN, July 25 -- Tourism Pahang has launched its special edition T-shirts bearing the words 'Respect Malaysia' and 'Saya Malaysia' in its bid to enliven the Visit Pahang Year 2017 campaign and boost the spirit of patriotism among the people in the country. State Tourism and Culture Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Sharkar Shamsuddin said the T-shirts, which also printed with number from 14,000 onwards for each piece, would be sold online as well as at carnivals participated by Tourism Malaysia.