|Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Nation News

Less hassle for Malaysian haj pilgrims – Tabung Haji

JEDDAH, Sept 22: One initiative taken by Tabung Haji (TH) this year to enhance its services for haj pilgrims was to expedite the latter’s transport arrangements from King Abdulaziz International Airport to Makkah. According to Jeddah Haj 1435 operations director Mohamad Zambry Mohd Noor, the process now takes five hours instead of eight hours. In previous years, TH would ...Full Article

Dire need for rail specialists in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22: Even with major upcoming rail projects on the line, Malaysia has yet to meet the dire need for qualified manpower to take on the challenge. ...Full Article

Mahatma Gandhi’s special lecture to discuss issue of moderation

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 : The concept of moderation in Malaysia mooted by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is one of the key topics that will be ...Full Article

Najib arrives in New York for UN General Assembly

NEW YORK  Sept,  21 :  Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib arrived here Saturday (Sunday in Malaysia) for a working visit to the United Nations General Assembly. The special aircraft ...Full Article

Sabah MP cautions people over secession move

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 20: Kota Belud MP Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan has advised Sabahans to be wary of the people trying to instigate them to support an attempt to ...Full Article

Malaysia beckons Aussies with health problems

MELBOURNE, Sept 20: Tourism Malaysia Australia director Roslan Abdullah said Malaysia’s health tourism push is set for a boost when Australians realise they can receive first class medical and ...Full Article

Malaysia wants to meet Singapore to discuss Causeway toll hike: Reports

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20: Malaysia officials want to meet their Singapore counterparts to get the city-state to reconsider its decision to increase checkpoint toll fees at the Causeway, according ...Full Article

Allah: Catholic Church files review of Federal Court decision

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19: The Catholic Church has filed a review application against the Federal Court decision which had denied it (the church) leave to appeal over the home minister’s ...Full Article

Perak Customs Director charged with accepting RM80,000 bribe

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: Perak Customs Director Datuk Mohd Nasir Said was today charged in the Sessions Court here with accepting an RM80,000 bribe for not taking action against ...Full Article

Malaysian sentenced to 10 months’ jail for Woodlands Checkpoint breach

SINGAPORE, Sept 19: The 64-year-old Malaysian who drove through a security barrier at Woodlands Checkpoint was on Friday (Sept 19) sentenced to 10 months in prison and fined S$1,400. ...Full Article