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Malaysia doesn't just encompass the peninsula, the piece of land between Thailand and Singapore. Since the 1960s, the northern parts of Borneo - Sabah and Sarawak - have also come under Malaysian rule.
The government will help a Japanese corporate consortium win a bid for a high-speed rail project straddling Malaysia and Singapore, with plans to provide financial support through a public-private fund. The Malaysian and Singaporean governments started a bidding process last month for the project, ...

Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia, Dr Makio Miyagawa said it would also trigger a boom for Malaysian and Singaporean companies, including small and medium enterprises. "The setting up ... "In this regard, we welcome the participation and cooperation, with local companies in Malaysia and Singapore.
edotco Malaysia managing director Wan Zainal Adileen Wan Puteh said there are currently about 22,000 telecom towers operational in the country. "In Malaysia, we ... Suresh said the Malaysian telecom tower industry has been growing consistently at a pace of between 1,000 and 2,000 towers per year.
Bangkok: The Royal Thai police (RTP) has turned to their Malaysian counterpart for assistance to track down the remaining members of a fraudulent call centre following the arrest of six Malaysians in Bangkok recently. This was confirmed by police CID director Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd ...
Arrivals from India to Malaysia are continuing on the downward trend that began since 2015, despite Malaysian-based airlines adding routes to India in recent years. Members of the Malaysian travel trade told TTG Asia that this is mainly due to the lack of an Indian-based airline flying to Malaysia since Air ...

Kuala Lumpur -- Opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition can only form a stable federal government -- even under the best conditions -- if it can win more seats in east Malaysia, according to a Politweet simulation. The simulation by the social media research firm used the Opposition's performance ...
Singapore: The much-awaited Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link between Johor Baru and Singapore will be one step closer to construction when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hosts his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak at the 8th Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat from Monday (Jan 15).
Melaka • Burglars have escaped with RM200,000 (S$67,000) worth of jewellery and cash from a goldsmith shop in Melaka, the latest in a string of gem thefts to have hit Malaysia in the past few weeks. On Saturday, a goldsmith shop owner was about to open for business when he discovered that his ...
Bookmark. Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Meteorological department (MetMalaysia) denied on Saturday (Jan 13) that it issued information regarding a drop in ... The viral posts said that Malaysia was experiencing a drastic drop in temperature, with temperatures in Tawau falling to 17.6 degrees Celsius.
THE famed Imago Mundi exhibition has made its way to Malaysian shores, showcasing a unique collaboration between three nations. Works from about 200 artists from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia are the focus of the The Imago Mundi (Images of the World): Three Nations Art Show. The show is ...
Technical committees to set perimeters for talks to review Malaysia Agreement 1963 ... The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 12, 2018. ... with Talat's federal counterpart Mohamed Apandi Ali to lay the groundwork for much anticipated negotiations to review Malaysia Agreement 1963, Chief Minister Abang ...
PETALING JAYA: A couple in Malaysia were sentenced to 12 months' jail on Friday (Jan 12) for concealing the birth of their premature baby daughter by burying the body after she died. Magistrate Zaki Asyraf Zubir sentenced Faizal Said, 20, and Nur Fitri Iryani Sani, 19, after they pleaded guilty to the ...
Mr. Mahathir is not just the only Malaysian politician today who can hold the fractious opposition together; he is also the only one who stands any chance of defeating Mr. Najib at his own game, namely by appealing to the Muslim-Malay majority. The opposition has long been a motley assortment, usually of ...
MALACCA, Malaysia, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Bank of China held an official opening ceremony for its branch in Malaysia's historic city of Malacca on Friday, which is expected to further boost economic and financial ties between Malaysia and China. In his speech, Idris Haron, Chief Minister of Malacca, ...
PETALING JAYA (Asia NEWS NETWORK) - Peninsular Malaysia has been hit by a cold spell, with temperatures dipping to 22 deg C in the Klang Valley area that ... The cold weather has led to some Malaysian netizens to lament about having to wear a jacket in what is supposed to be a tropical country.
Kuala Lumpur: The western part of Peninsula Malaysia experienced cooler weather than usual on Friday (Jan 12) due to the monsoon, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. The Met Service said the current phenomenon was because of the north-east monsoon affecting the east coast ...

The Associated Press. Malaysian Minister of Transport, Liow Tiong Lai, center, speaks during the signing ceremony of the MH370 missing plane search operations between Malaysian government and Ocean Infinity Limited in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)more +.
Malaysia-based TheSugarBook, which started operations in December 2016, markets itself as a link-up between "well established wealthy individuals" who "wish to pamper sugar babies with financial support in return for love and companionship" and those who "appreciate the glamorous life indulging in ...
Kuala Lumpur (THE STAR/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's upcoming tallest skyscraper, The Exchange 106, has signed up tenants for nearly half of its floor space to large institutions, an industry source said. The 106-storey project in Kuala Lumpur will be ready by the end of this year. The tenants ...
With that in mind, it's worth looking at what Malaysian leaders have done to cling on to power in the past, while at the same time degrading the sanctity of elections in the region. Elections in Malaysia have become a one-sided affair over the years. The BN returned to power for the thirteenth time in 2013, ...
Bangkok -- The government of Malaysia and an American ocean exploration company began a new effort on Wednesday to solve one of history's greatest aviation mysteries: the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 nearly four years ago. Ocean Infinity, a Houston-based company, could receive ...
Bangkok - Malaysian car-jacking syndicates have been using Thailand as a transit point to smuggle stolen vehicles into other regional countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, Malaysia's national Bernama news agency reported. More than 100 stolen Malaysian vehicles have been recovered in ...
Kuala Lumpur: The youth wing of Malaysia's opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan on Sunday (Jan 7) said it will broadcast top-level international sporting events on state broadcaster RTM if it wins the general election, local media reported. These will include the telecast of Spanish La Liga and English ...
Tweet · Share. A 57-year-old Malaysian man was shot dead by Indonesian police in an anti-drug operation in Medan, Indonesia today. (Photo courtesy of Harian Metro) ... police seized 15 kilogrammes of syabu in total. The drugs were believed to have been smuggled into Malaysia via the Pekan Baru port.
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will attend the eighth Singapore-Malaysia leaders' retreat with his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong from Jan 15 to 16. A Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry official told The straits Times that the two-day meeting in Singapore had been confirmed after ...
[Kuala Lumpur] The impending government elections and a strengthening ringgit are pushing investors in the Malaysian stock market into overdrive. The nation's benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index posted its best monthly performance in five years in December and the gains extended last ...
"That has caused only a handful of ICOs to be conducted in Malaysia," Ting told The Malaysian Reserve. The Ecobit website listed Aquaponic and Spirulina farmings as some of its key projects. Based on the data from coinmarketcap.com, Ecobit has a market capitalisation of US$23.8 million (RM95.2 ...
PETALING JAYA: A Singaporean man who was caught on CCTV camera abusing a dog in Selangor last April, has been fined RM8,000 (S$2,668) by Malaysian authorities. Terry Yee Kok Chew, 57, was sentenced by the magistrate's court in Petaling Jaya on Monday (Jan 8), according to a report by The ...
"The basis of the offer from Ocean Infinity is based on 'no cure, no fee,'" Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai told AP on Saturday, meaning that payment will be made only if the company finds the wreckage. But he said he didn't "want to give too much hope" to the next of kin. The private search will ...
Kuala Lumpur: Business sentiment among Malaysian companies improved further in the first quarter 2018 (Q1 2018), reaching a new peak, ... Dun and Bradstreet Malaysia CEO, Audrey Chia said it expects Malaysian businesses to be more optimistic about investments in business expansion in 2018.
JEMPOL, Malaysia: An 18-year-old girl fainted and died while she was looking for a job at a mall in the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan on Sunday afternoon (Jan 7). According to the New straits Times, the deceased, identified by police as Amiratul Hakimah Ismail, was job-hunting with a friend at Kiara ...
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia, the world's second largest palm oil producer after Indonesia, may see its palm oil exports increase after its government suspends export taxes on crude palm oil (CPO) from Monday. Malaysian Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Mah Siew Keong ...
But the opposition alliance would be without one of its key components - the Pan Malaysian Islamic party (PAS), compared with the past two elections. PAS has stated its intention of heading to elections alone. Malaysia's Hong Leong Bank Research said in a recent report that the political landscape change ...
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) -- Malaysia's opposition alliance has named 92-year-old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as its prime minister candidate for upcoming general elections to boost its chances of wrestling power from a coalition that has ruled since independence. The announcement ...
Sumitra, the mother of one trapped youth, told ANI, "Tourist visas were given to all of them instead of work visas and their passports were seized by the gang after reaching Malaysia". Three youth went to Malaysia to work with their five associates with the help of a travel agent but they came to know that the ...
Providers in Malaysia understand the importance of English competency for graduates in a globalised job market, according to Chee. "students need more reasons to learn English [than just for the sake of learning it] nowadays," he says, observing that Malaysian students know that proficient English will ...
In the first nine months of the year, 7 million smartphones were sold in Malaysia, and that number is projected to hit close to 9.8 million units in 2017, according to market research firm IDC. "This indicates a recovery for the Malaysian market, as shipments have picked up again, growing 13% year on year," ...
Anyone shopping for rice in Malaysia's supermarkets will find a bountiful array of nearly two dozen brands and varieties on the shelves, both locally grown and imported. ... The National Rice Board (LPN) is formed by the Malaysian government to control paddy prices and act as the guardian of the industry.
IPOH (THE STAR/ Asia NEWS NETWORK) - What was initially thought to be an underground water tank has turned out to be the first underground bunker from World War II to be discovered in the country. Malaya Historical Group chief researcher Shaharom Ahmad described the find as significant because ...
The benchmark palm oil contract for March delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange fell 0.7 percent to 2,503 ringgit ($618.94) a tonne at the end of the trading day. Palm oil prices have been trending downwards since November, after India raised import taxes on edible oils to their highest in ...
"Despite all efforts from various organisations and government bodies, yet again, we, as a nation, have failed to stand up for our Malaysian wildlife," said WWF-Malaysia executive director Dionysius Sharma. "If we do not take drastic measures to protect our wildlife now, we may lose them to extinction in the ...
In fact, according to Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) analysis, Malaysia may even arrive at the high-income status as early as the first quarter of 2018. The consensus forecast for Malaysian economic growth in 2018 is within the range of 5.5 to 5.8 per cent, with the prospect of stable ...
An Australian grandmother who was detained with more than a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine in Kuala Lumpur has been cleared of drug trafficking, a charge that in Malaysia carries a mandatory death penalty if convicted. A local judge found 54-year-old Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto not guilty of drug ...
The duo - cameraman Lau Hon Meng from Singapore and reporter Mok Choy Lin from Malaysia - were detained by police on Oct 27 near Myanmar's Parliament building in the capital Naypyitaw. Local journalist Aung Naing Soe, who was interpreting for them, and their driver Hla Tin were also arrested.
Berjaya Land, a Malaysian property developer that also operates betting operations, said Wednesday it swung to a net loss in the fiscal second quarter, ... Malaysia's TMC Life sciences, which mainly operates hospitals and offers healthcare services, said Wednesday the agreement to acquire entire stake in ...
The average salary increase rate in Malaysia declined to 5% in 2017, according to the 2017 Total Compensation Measurement TM Survey study by ... Malaysian mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings are forecast to climb over the next two years and peak in 2019, before easing back in 2020.
London: An 11-year-old Malaysian boy, who was allegedly abused by his mother during a trip to Paris, today received a visit from the Malaysian ambassador to France, Datuk Ibrahim ... The Malaysian embassy in Paris had received a call from a relative in Malaysia, six hours after the arrest of the woman.
KLANG: Investigations by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) and Indonesian authorities have found that the bullets that hit a Malaysian fishing vessel in July came from Indonesian authorities. MMEA director-general Maritime Admiral Datuk Zulkifli Abu Bakar said that the investigation ...
14, Najib addressed the audience of an international conference in Kuala Lumpur where some 15,000 professionals from 89 countries had gathered. The event was organized by the state-run Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Center, or MaGIC. As the name implies, the goal of the group is to nurture ...


 

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