Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 30

RON95 price down 10 sen to RM1.95/litre at midnight

Pump price of RON95 petrol will go down by 10 sen to RM1.95 per litre at midnight, while RON97 and diesel prices remain the same. Diesel costs RM1.90 per litre while RON97 is RM2.45 a litre. Read more:

November 30

Johor exco says won’t meet vape retailers after sultan’s decree

Despite the possibility of a blanket ban on the vaping industry in the state, the Johor government has no intention of engaging with vape retailers over the matter, said Johor Health and Environment exco Datuk Ayub Rahmat. This follows the sultan of Johor’s decree for a ban on the sale of vaporisers and fluids in […]

November 27

Rafidah hits out at narrow minds opposing wider use of English

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says one does not become less Malaysian by being fluent in English and other foreign languages. Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says one does not become less Malaysian by being fluent in English and other foreign languages. Malaysians must not allow narrow perceptions under the guise of nationalism to come in the […]

November 24

NFCorp chairman completely acquitted and discharged of all criminal charges by sessions court

·      No misappropriation of loan, no Criminal Breach of Trust ·      RM250 million a commercial loan, not a grant from public funds ·      Loan installments paid on time ·      Property purchase made by NFCorp subsidiary company as an investment for NFCorp according to terms and conditions of the loan agreement, and not purchased by Datuk […]

November 22

Be more practical, master the English language!

Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem defended his recent decision to make English the preferred official language of the state, saying he was only being realistic and that “as long as we are on the Earth, we must learn and master English”. “Be more practical! Don’t think you are living on the moon: you […]

November 17

Valuation report fails to observe prescribed standards, say lawyers for Mahmud in RM100 million ‘mutaah’ claim

Aim of ‘Mutaah” fulfilled as former wife provided with a bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles to begin a new life Valuation reports by independent advisor Ferrier Hodgson MH not credible Failed to observe Malaysian Valuation Standards RM1 billion assets exaggerated and unsubstantiated Off shore accounts claimed were forgeries, no evidence tendered in court RM100 […]

November 15

Malaysia needs TPPA to secure its future, says Mustapa

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is needed to safeguard the present and future interests of Malaysians. That was the message from Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed who today urged Malaysians to “think long and hard” before deciding to protest against the TPPA. Speaking at a briefing session at Putra World […]

November 14

Dozens dead in series of terror attacks in France as Kalashnikov-wielding gunman opens fire in restaurant, 100 hostages are taken at theatre and two blasts are heard near the Stade de France

At least 60 people have been killed and several wounded in a series of terror attacks in the heart of Paris tonight 11 were killed in restaurant shootout on Rue Bichat, close to where Charlie Hebdo shootings occurred in January   Another 15  killed in the Bataclan concert hall where terrorists are said to be holding […]

November 11

Landslide brings traffic to standstill on Karak highway

A landslide at Bukit Tinggi has completely blocked both sides of the Karak expressway, leaving cars from both directions stranded. The Malaysian Highway Authority in a Twitter posting said the incident occurred at KM52.4 of the expressway. “All lanes are blocked, traffic at standstill. Postpone your journey,” it said. Bentong district police chief Mansor Mohd […]

November 11

Petronas’ 3Q profit plunges 91% to RM1.4b

KINIBIZ: State petroleum corporation Petronas posted a steep fall in third-quarter earnings for financial year 2015 (3Q15) with its profit after tax (PAT) fell 91 percent year-on-year to RM1.4 billion. Petronas attributed the poor results mainly due to its upstream business that was hit by RM5.4 billion written down in impairment charges, as well lower […]

November 05

Unclaimed PlusMiles rebates hit RM51 million

As toll fares go up, the government today revealed that RM51 million in rebates for Plus highway users have not been claimed since 2009. Deputy Works Minister Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin said since the PlusMiles programme began in 2009, motorists have accumulated RM72 million in rebates up to Sept 30 this year. “However, only RM21 […]

November 04

PR Consultant Stadlen Has Permanent Resident Status – Ahmad Zahid

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today Public Relations consultant Paul Stadlen has permanent resident status in Malaysia. As such, he said, Stadlen did not require a permit to work in the country. “For your information, the Immigration records show that Paul Stadlen (Gregory) is a permanent resident […]

November 01

Tony Pua backs down from the debate

Raja Petra Kamarudin tells us that Tony Pua has been advised to avoid any debate with 1MDB’s Arul Kanda because clearly he is going to be made to look like an idiot. Arul Kanda would be well prepared with documents and facts while all Tony Pua has are unfounded allegations with no evidence. Today, 1Malaysia […]

November 01

Will you limit your consumption of meat?

PARIS (AFP) – Eating sausages, ham and other processed meats causes colon cancer, and red meat “probably” does too, an arm of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday (Oct 26) in a potentially heavy blow for the global meat industry. The analysis of 800 studies from around the world by the International Agency […]