Clarissa Chung

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19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sales up 20% during tax holiday

PETALING JAYA: Since the GST rate was set to zero at the start of this month, businesses have reported an increase in sales as consu­mers take advantage of the tax holiday.

19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Abolish third-party agencies’

PETALING JAYA: Abolishing third-­party agencies that process visas should be included in the Govern­ment’s bid to revamp the Immi­gra­tion Department, say stakeholders.

11 Jun 2018 | 7:52 PM

Bar Council meets AG, suggests repeal of various laws

PUTRAJAYA: The Bar Council will be assisting the newly appointed Attorney General (AG) in the Government’s law reform agenda, said George Varughese.

10 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Princess and chef help empower kids

KLANG: A princess and a celebrity chef join­ed hands not just to teach a group of underprivileged children to bake but to em­­power the young to have an enterprising spirit.

Starting young: Tengku Zatashah (standing fourth from left) and Anis (white blouse) going through the baking session with the children from Rumah Kebajikan Anak Yatim Alkhairiyah.
9 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Expo for healthy bodies and minds

PETALING JAYA: Star Health Expo 2018 is back with Great Eastern Life Assurance (M) Bhd as its exclusive event partner for the seventh year running.

All set: Koh (standing, second from right) with Star Media Group managing director and CEO Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai at the partnership announcement ceremony in Menara Star.
8 Jun 2018 | 4:39 PM

Tourism Malaysia confirms MACC visit

PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia confirmed that it received a visit from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers on June 6.

6 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Challenging road ahead for Thomas

PETALING JAYA: It is set to be an arduous road ahead for incoming Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas, who has his work cut out to handle some of the nation’s most controversial investigations and legislation.

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5 Jun 2018 | 1:53 PM

Tommy Thomas: I’m humbled by 'the awesome responsibility' as new AG

KUALA LUMPUR: Tommy Thomas said he was “humbled” by the “awesome responsibility” of becoming Malaysia's new Attorney-General.

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30 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Wan Azizah: Wife’s EPF share comes from hubby’s

KUALA KUBU BARU: The proposed 2% Employee Provident Fund (EPF) for housewives will be from the existing contributions of spouses, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

A listening ear: Dr Wan Azizah talking to resident Zamri Ismail during a visit to Rumah Ehsan, Kuala Kubu Bharu. — Bernama
29 May 2018 | 12:28 PM

Wan Azizah: Housewives' EPF to come out of spouses' existing contribution

KUALA KUBU BARU: The 2% Employee Provident Fund (EPF) contribution for housewives will be taken from the 11% contribution their spouses are already making.