Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 29

Monthly household income up to RM6,000, Khazanah report says

Average monthly household income rose from RM5,000 in 2012 to RM6,141 in 2014, the Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) revealed in a report today. The report titled “The State of Households (SOH II)” focused on three topics: household and food, women in the workforce, and population ageing. “In general, we see that households are better off […]

August 28

RM1 million for Malaysian para-athletes who win gold at Rio Paralympics

Malaysian Paralympians who won medals at the London and Beijing Games will be given lifetime pensions on par with able-bodied athletes within two months, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. “We’re backdating this allowance to all past medalists at the Paralympic Games,” he said. At the last London Paralympic Games in 2012, archer Hasihin […]

August 26

Fatal crane accident: Stop work order issued on construction site

A stop work order has been issued against a construction site where a crane hook fell on top of a car in Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday, killing the vehicle’s occupant. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) said it is also launching a thorough investigation to establish whether those responsible for the site’s safety […]

August 25

Sanjeevan charged for claiming he has UK degrees

MyWatch chairman R. Sanjeevan claimed trial on Thursday at the Magistrate’s Court for allegedly claiming he has university degrees from the United Kingdom. FreeMalaysiaToday’s Ho Kit Yen reports: Magistrate Mohd Faizal Ismail set bail for Sanjeevan at RM5,000 with a surety. He fixed October 26 as the next mention date. Sanjeevan was charged under Section […]

August 24

Bank Negara: Don’t wait for deadline day to replace credit cards

Holders of credit or debit cards must start replacing their signature-based cards to the new ones that use PIN (personal identification number) before the anticipated rush as the year-end deadline looms. Bank Negara Malaysia and bank industry players are worried that there will be massive congestion if cardholders wait until the last minute to replace […]

August 23

Grounded Rayani Air to apply for fresh flight licence in September

Rayani Air owner and CEO Ravi Alegandrran is optimistic that his suspended airline will resume flights soon, claiming he has secured a new investor to help resolve its financial woes. The airline, launched last December to much fanfare with its Shariah-compliant credentials, will reapply for its air service licence (ASL) and air operator certificate (AOC) […]

August 23

PDRM Recovered 150 Stolen Malaysian Vehicles From Thailand Last Year

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have repatriated about 150 stolen vehicles belonging to Malaysians that were recovered in Thailand last year. Police liaison officer at the Malaysian Embassy in Thailand ACP Fauzi Khan Ismail said the vehicles had fallen prey of vehicle theft syndicates involved in cross border criminal activities. “The repatriated vehicles comprise luxury […]