Malaysians embrace unity spirit

Monday, 1 September 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: IT was a sight to behold as Malaysians from all walks of life flocked to Dataran Merdeka and its surrounding areas yesterday to celebrate the country’s 57th Merdeka Day.


Proper disposal of kitchen liquid waste

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:11

LEDANG: MORE than 100,000 residents in the Tangkak district will get to experience the new waste disposal migration system which the Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation (PPSPPA) introduces today.

Traders to get advance notice

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:10

ALOR STAR: PEKAN Rabu traders are not too keen to move to Ukir Mall as it may affect their businesses.

Cashless tolls put on hold

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:06

KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) has shelved its plan to introduce cashless toll collection at the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas today (Sept 1).

School marks twin celebrations

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:06

KUALA LUMPUR: It was joyous day for SMK Taman Tun Dr Ismail as the school marked Merdeka and Hari Raya together on Friday.

Friendly squash game raises RM800k

By John Tiong - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:05

KUALA LUMPUR: TWO corporate figures helped raise RM812,000 at the CIMB Malaysia Open Squash Championship for the families of 15 technical and cabin crew members who perished in the MH17 tragedy and Palestinians in Gaza.

Increase personal tax relief to lessen GST impact

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:05

THE 2015 Budget will see a major shift of taxation from the tax on income to tax on consumption, that is, Goods and Services Tax (GST) which will be implemented on April 1 next year. The proposed GST rate is six per cent.

12 beauties vie to represent the country

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:04

SUBANG JAYA: TWELVE contestants are competing in ATV Miss Asia Pageant Malaysia 2014. The grand final is on Sept 12.

Hello Kitty throws big 40 party

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:04

KUALA LUMPUR: FANS of arguably the world’s most famous fictional character can expect a fun-filled time at the Hello Kitty Friends Forever Carnival from Oct 31 to Nov 2 at Sanrio Hello Kitty Town in Nusajaya, Johor Baru.

Leo Clubs install new presidents, teams

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:04

JOHOR BARU: A total of 11 Leo Clubs here recently held a joint installation of their respective clubs’ presidents and the board of directors for 2014-2015, as well as the initiation ceremony for new members.

New flights boost state tourism

By Norbaiti Phaharoradzi - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:04

JOHOR BARU: WITH low-cost carrier, AirAsia’s introduction of three more international routes via the Senai International Airport, the state government is confident of achieving its target of 5.7 million tourists to Johor in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014.