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MALAYSIA, INDONESIA TO RELEASE FISHERMEN HELD FOR TRESPASSING

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysia � Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to release immediately all the fishermen arrested by either country for trespassing in each other’s waters. The understanding was reached between Prime Minister Najib Tun…

MALAYSIA: FOUR MEN JAILED 15 YEARS EACH FOR GANG RAPE OF 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL

JOHOR BAHRU, Johor state, Malaysia � Four friends were sentenced to 15 years’ jail each by the Sessions Court here yesterday after they were found guilty of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl two years ago. Judge…

MALAYSIA: MYHSR TO CALL FOR KL-SINGAPORE HSR PROJECT PDP TENDER

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd (MyHSR Corp) will call for a tender to appoint the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project on Nov 22, 2017.…

DO NO LISTEN TO PEOPLE OUT TO TOPPLE GOVT, MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES VETERANS TOLD

JITRA, Malaysia — Veteran members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) were yesterday reminded not to be influenced by quarters with political interests working to topple the government. Deputy Defence Minister Mohd Johari Baharum said…

7 OUT OF 10 MALAYSIAN CHILDREN WORRY A LOT ABOUT BULLYING – UNICEF

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Almost seven out of ten children in Malaysia worry a lot about bullying, according to a new global survey issued by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in conjunction with World…

MALAYSIA: EXTERNAL DEBT EDGES LOWER TO RM873.8 BLN IN Q3

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia � Malaysia’s external debt edged lower to RM873.8 billion, equivalent to US$204.7 billion, or 65 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), as at end-September 2017, compared to RM877.5 billion as at…

MALAYSIA: THINK CITY COMMITS RM 2.1 MLN IN GRANTS TO TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN KL

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Think City Sdn Bhd, a community-focused urban regeneration organisation, has committed RM2.1 million in 29 grants offered to protect and develop Kuala Lumpur’s living heritage, culture and architecture, as well as…