May 10

Pakatan wins the impossible dream

Dr Mahathir is expected to seek an audience with the Agong, to be sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister. PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan, the four-party alliance headed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad, achieved their impossible dream tonight with their campaign to “Save Malaysia”, scoring a historic general election victory that will result in the first […]

April 21

Sakto Link to Malaysia Graft Rejected as Judge Tosses Lawsuit

(Bloomberg) — A Swiss environmental group’s attempt to link a Canadian real estate company to Malaysian corruption failed because the advocates didn’t come up with enough evidence. Bruno-Manser-Fonds sued in Ontario last year in an attempt to get information from banks that it believed would back its claims that Sarawak Governor Abdul Mahmud Taib’s family […]

April 17

Indonesia court rules yacht seizure in 1MDB case invalid

An Indonesian court on Tuesday (April 17) ruled that the seizure of a luxury yacht linked to a US investigation into scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was invalid and without legal basis. “We declare the confiscation by police as invalid and legally baseless,” Justice Ratmoho told the hearing at the South Jakarta District Court. […]

April 10

‘Dukun’ charms its way to movie fans and rakes in millions

Dukun has cast a spell on movie-goers, taking in RM6.2mil in ticket collection within just four days of its release in Malaysia and Brunei. The StarOnLine reports: The horror thriller flick premiered last Thursday, raked in RM1.5mil on the first day alone. Directed by Dain Said, Dukun revolves around a seductive shaman, Diana Dahlan, being […]

March 05

EPF should take Sarawak Report to court: Razlan

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) should take legal action against Sarawak Report for its alleged slanderous remarks against the federal statutory body. Federal Territories Umno Youth chief Datuk Razlan Muhammad Rafii such accusations by the pro-opposition portal had tarnished EPF’s reputation and image. On Feb 28, EPF in a statement refuted a Sarawak Report’s claim […]

February 28

Special funds for Bumiputera contractors

Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman yesterday announced a Pan Borneo Highway Contractor Financing Facility specifically for Bumiputera contractors in Sabah. Musa said eligible Sabahan Bumiputera contractors could receive financing facility and financial guarantee worth RM500 million to carry out sub-contract work packages under the Sabah Pan Borneo Highway project. He said the federal and […]

February 26

Reserved parking bays only valid during business hours, says DBKL

Those renting reserved parking bays in front of their premises from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will face action from the local council if they refuse to adhere to the designated hours. Reena Raj of MalayMail Online reports .. Economic Planning and Development Department director Azmi Abdul Hamid said the bays are only rented to […]