Sunday, 19/11/2017 | 1:52 UTC+8
  • High-Speed Rail (HSR), no room for error

    KUALA LUMPUR: After years of discussion, the only thing that is now “pretty much decided” about the much vaunted and highly anticipated 330km high speed rail (HSR) that will halve the door-to-door travel time from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, is that the alignment will run through Nusajaya, Muar, Batu Pahat, Melaka, Seremban and Putrajaya, according

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  • Sabah hit by another earthquake

    Sabah has been hit by another earthquake this morning, eight days after the first incident claimed 18 lives.The Malaysian Meteorological Department reported on its Facebook page that the earthquake measuring Share us on:

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  • Child car seats to be made compulsory in 2019

    The government will make the use of child safety seats, or child restraint systems, compulsory by 2019, the New Straits Times understands. While an earlier report stated that the move was to be made mandatory in 2017, deputy transport minister, Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi, had said that “it may take time to promote this among

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  • Scheduled water supply disruption in Petaling Jaya – Selangor, Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the Petaling district will experience a scheduled water disruption due to upgrading of the water supply system between June 15 and July 1, according to Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas). It said in a statement today that the disruption would occur between Share us on:

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  • Malaysia uses Singapore’s drug laws to review drug- related death sentence

    In death penalty rethink, Putrajaya studies Singapore drug laws KUALA LUMPUR: The government is scrutinising Singapore’s drug laws to review the death penalty in Malaysia’s drug-related laws. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan said it was perusing the republic’s Misuse of Drugs Act in reforming the existing laws as reaction

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    High-Speed Rail (HSR), conduct in-depth study first!

    JOHOR BARU: A Johor assemblyman has called on the Malaysian government to conduct a broader study on the impact of the High-Speed Rail (HSR) to avoid it becoming under-utilised by the rakyat. Stulang Laut assemblyman Andrew Chen Kah Eng said that Malaysia should learn from the mistake made by Spain where a HSR was built

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  • Langat 2 water treatment plant may only be ready by 2019

    The Langat 2 water treatment plant and its distribution system (LRAL2) project may only be fully completed in 2019 instead of 2017 as planned. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Dr Maximus Ongkili said this was because of the delay in executing the Selangor water supply industry restructuring agreement. “Right now, the Selangor government has

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    Chuo Senko Thailand restructures to shore up stagnating ad-agency revenue

    FACED with a stagnating advertising market, Chuo Senko (Thailand) has spun off its core business to a new subsidiary, Chuo Senko Advertising (Thailand), and transformed another subsidiary, Wonder Asia, an event organiser, into an advertising agency to land new clients. Thailand Shuji Okawa, president and chief executive officer of Chuo Senko (Thailand), said yesterday that

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