Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 28

Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible

Lawyers acting for Shahnaz Abdul Majid in the mutaah (conciliatory gift) claim of RM100 million against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today attempted to defend the credibility of their independent advisor Ferrier Hodgson MH. In their oral submission, it was contended that the valuation report was not challenged […]

January 20

Sarawak Report creating trouble for Malaysia, says Lim Sian See

LSS Report Sarawak Report continues to fitnah attack. This time in their latest article, they claim that Najib used these two cards to rack up bills based on ‘reliable inside information’ passed to Clare Brown. Lim Sian See shows us how Sarawak Report has been yet again lying big time .. The two cards involved […]

January 20

Shafee justifies calling Anwar coward, says it’s ‘legalistic’

Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today it was not wrong for him to call Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim a “coward” for refusing to take the witness stand during the former opposition leader’s second sodomy trial. This was despite Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, who was examining Shafee today, […]

January 19

Lawyer Shafee to testify in defamation suit against Bar, 3 others, says counsel

Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to take the stand tomorrow when the High Court hears his defamation suit against the Malaysian Bar and three others for attempting to discuss his conduct at the Bar’s annual general meeting (AGM) last year. His lawyer, Datuk Kamarul Hisham Kamaruddin, said Shafee would be the first […]

January 18

Malaysia Airlines offers travel bargains galore

With eight long weekends to look forward to in 2016, the Malaysia Airlines’ Travel Fair (MATF) is set to excite avid travelers with incredible deals from Monday until 26 January 2016 across its domestic and international routes. Malaysia Airlines said these promotions are valid for travel from 16 January until 31 May 2016. As part […]

January 15

Leak by Public Bank Berhad triggered immense public outrage, resulting in massive losses for NFCorp

In his cross examination yesterday, National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) chairman Datuk Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail told the Kuala Lumpur High Court that had Public Bank Berhad come forward to say no loans had been taken for the purchase of the eight commercial lots at KL Eco City in Bangsar, it would have put […]

January 13

HDC: Demand For Halal Products Remains Strong Despite Economic Downturn

The demand for halal products remains positive despite the global economic downturn amid plunging commodity prices, the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) said. Its Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said Malaysia’s halal sector recorded a stellar performance last year, growing about 30 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), dominated by the food and beverage (F&B) […]

January 12

Don’t be influenced by unverified news reports, civil servants told

The Congress of Unions for Employees in the Public and Civil Service (CUEPACS) has urged its members not to believe an online news report that government contract employees will have their services terminated in December this year. Its Deputy President II Mohd Shaman Jaes said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa […]

January 11

Music legend David Bowie dies

Singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following a battle with cancer. His son confirmed the news and a statement was released on his official social media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said. “While many of you will share […]

January 10

Dr Mahathir is perfectly fine, says aide

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s (pic) spokesman has denied that there are any health concerns with the former prime minister, who had left early from an event on Saturday. Dr Mahathir did arrive at the summit in the morning but left a couple of hours later, without giving his speech, which was scheduled for the beginning […]

January 05

Malaysia Airlines: No more check-in luggage on all Europe flights from tonight, cites safety

Malaysia Airlines imposed a temporary limitation on check-in baggage on its routes to Europe, citing safety and a need to conserve fuel due to ‘unseasonably strong head winds’. — File pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) has imposed a temporary limitation on check-in baggage on its routes to Europe starting from […]