• Ex-college director charged with embezzling students' allowance, admin fund

    JOHOR BHARU: The former director of Pontian National Youth Skill College (KKBN) pleaded not guilty at Sessions Court here to embezzling RM11,315 allocated for students’ allowance and administration fund in 2014. The accused, Zunaidah Abdul Razak, 56, made the plea after the charge sheet was read to

  • Under-fire Singapore daily defends 1MDB reports

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 - Accused of “persistent misreporting”, Straits Times editor Warren Fernandez said today the Singapore paper stands by its two articles on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

  • DPM leads Malaysian delegation at ASEM summit in Belgium

    PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will lead Malaysian delegation to the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Brussels, Belgium from Oct 18 to 19. With the theme “Global Partners for Global Challenges”, ASEM leaders would deliberate on key regional and international

  • 'My time at RSDH boost my confidence'

    THE nursing profession is a noble one. Nurses are an integral part of the healthcare team, working with doctors and other professionals to provide medical care to patients. A nurse manager is an administrator who guides or supervises nurses, and collaborates with other professionals to ensure that

  • Fire and Rescue Dept officer detained for alleged bribery

    KLANG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained an officer from the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) for an alleged bribery involving RM1,000. The sources also said initial investigation found the suspect asking for RM1,000 from a plastic factory owner as a boost to approve

  • Lynas accountable to employees if operations shut down - Fuziah

    KUALA LUMPUR: Lynas Corporation Ltd (Lynas) should take full responsibility for its employees who face the risk of losing their jobs if the company’s operations are shut down, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh said. Fuziah, who is Kuantan Member of Parliament, said this

  • Eateries fear customers will vanish in a puff of smoke

    IPOH, Oct 17 - Several restaurant owners and hawkers worry that a smoking ban at open-air eateries will turn away patrons who light up, their primary customer base. Ipoh Rumpun restaurant owner...

  • 'Enough of your lies and drama, Guan Eng'

    KUALA LUMPUR: In a late night Facebook post, former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak remarked that the 'finance minister is funny'. Referring to Lim Guan Eng, Najib took a jab at the former's previous statement in which he had said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) has had to endure five

  • Flash flood hits Meru, 30 families affected

    KLANG: A total of 30 families in Meru were affected by flash floods following a downpour since 2pm. Klang Zone Fire and Rescue Department chief Samsol Maarif Saibani said among the affected areas were Jalan Teratai, Lorong Abadi, Taman Daya Meru and Jalan Cempaka. “As of 8.30pm, a family of five from

  • Zalora ropes in Gunjan Soni from Myntra as its new CEO

    Soni has been instrumental in positioning Myntra as a leader in fashion and lifestyle in India and leading the turnaround of its unit Jabong Singapore-based Global Fashion Group (GFG) has announced the appointment of Gunjan Soni as CEO of its online fashion brand Zalora. She replaces Parker Gundersen