Monthly Archives: November 2015

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 […]