Monthly Archives: January 2016

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 […]