Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 31

High Court awards NFCorp and chairman RM200,000 in legal suit against PKR’s Rafizi Ramli

The Kuala Lumpur High Court today ruled in favour for National Feedlot Corporation and its chairman Datuk Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail in their legal suit brought against PKR’s secretary-general Rafizi Ramli. Judicial commissioner Azizul Azmi bin Adnan awarded Datuk Salleh RM150,000 and NFCorp RM50,000. He also awarded RM100,000 in collective costs to the plaintiffs and […]

October 25

Shoppers stunned as escalator explodes in Pandan mall

Shoppers at the Pandan Kapital shopping mall were stunned when an escalator within the complex exploded at noon today. The elevator, linking the lower ground floor to a floor above, is believed to have blown up following a technical glitch. By a stroke of luck, no shoppers were on the escalator during the incident. No […]

October 25

Six dead after fire breaks out at Sultanah Aminah Hospital in JB

The Fire and Rescue Department has confirmed that six victims were found dead following a fire that broke out at the Intensive Care Unit at Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Baru this morning. “Six victims were recovered – one alive and five dead. “Rescue efforts will continue as one more victim remains trapped,” the department […]

October 24

Same price, twice broadband speed for UniFi customers, says Telekom

Telekom Malaysia Bhd has announced its Broadband Improvement Plan for 2017 to provide Malaysians with higher value offerings. The Broadband Improvement Plan will initially benefit Telekom Malaysia’s home customers in high speed broadband (HSBB) and suburban broadband project areas. Under the initiative, the average broadband speeds for residential UniFi customers will be doubled, but for […]

October 22

Budget 2017: EPF Introduces Facility for Members for PR1MA New End-Financing Scheme

Following the Budget 2017 announcement by Y.A.B. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on the PR1MA New End-Financing Scheme initiative, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) confirms that a facility will be introduced for members who meet PR1MA’s eligibility criteria and are making EPF housing withdrawal for the first time.    Members must be aware that […]

October 20

Rafidah: Fuss over hot dogs negates country’s moderate status

All the fuss over the halal certification of Auntie Anne’s “pretzel dog” will negate Malaysia’s status as a moderate nation, says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz (pic). The former cabinet minister is the latest to weigh in on the controversy and has expressed her anger at those who only sought to paint the country in a […]

October 20

Jamil Khir: Jakim to meet Auntie Anne’s reps over halal issue

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) will be meeting representatives of Auntie Anne’s later Thursday over the pretzel store franchise’s halal certification, said  Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom (pix).   Auntie Anne’s was recently asked to change the name of its “Pretzel Dog” to “Pretzel Sausage” in order to receive a halal certification. Speaking at a […]