Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 31

15 officers sacked over Immigration system sabotage

The Immigration Department has sacked 15 of its officers for their involvement in sabotaging the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs). The 15 were among a total of 37 officers who have received disciplinary action over their role in the sabotage. Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Sakib Kusmi said the disciplinary action also includes 14 suspensions and eight […]

May 27

Launch of ‘’ widens halal market reach

Malaysia’s leadership in global Halal industry development reached another milestone with the official launch of a comprehensive commerce directory portal ‘’ supported by a worldwide Halal Trust Mark. The ‘’ portal supports several B2B, B2C, C2C and data pools for the sole purpose of promoting Halal products and services across all platforms covering trade, investments, […]

May 26

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister said Thursday.   The fate of the passenger jet, which is presumed to have crashed at sea after disappearing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers […]

May 26

EPF appoints MRCB as Kwasa Damansara project delivery partner

The Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) wholly-owned unit Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd appointed Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) as project delivery partner (PDP) to develop the Kwasa Damansara township’s main infrastructure. Kwasa Damansara is a future township within 932ha (2,330 acres) in Sungai Buloh, Selangor. The Rubber Research Institute Malaysia was formerly located there. In a […]

May 25

New 7-seat Kia Sorento and 5-seat Sportage launched

Kia distributor Naza Kia Malaysia today launched two of its latest offerings — the all-new seven-seater Sorento and five-seater Sportage. Jay Wong of Star CarSifu  has the story .. The Sorento is offered in three variants, starting from RM155,888 while the Sportage is two from RM121,888. Pricing for both models are on-the-road with GST and insurance, […]

May 25

Bernama TV Rebrands As Bernama News Channel

Bernama TV, a 24-hour news channel, today launched itself as the rebranded Bernama News Channel (BNC) in keeping with the changing media landscape. Bernama general manager Datuk Zulkefli Salleh said the rebranding also marked the growth of the news agency’s television department that was established eight years ago. “We play an important role in reaching […]

May 22

“Three traffic outriders” of businessmen detained

Three men who stopped traffic on the Connaught Highway to facilitate their businessmen employers vehicles’ passage, and caused a massive jam, were arrested yesterday afternoon. Kuala Lumpur Traffic chief ACP Nazri Hussain said the trio, aged 27 to 35 years, were nabbed by a police team patrolling at the Old Toll Plaza heading to Petaling […]