Eddie Chua

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22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Pilot: I was not told about vehicle on runway

KUALA LUMPUR: The pilot, whose jet ran into a car on the tarmac of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport and seriously injured a worker, claimed to have been cleared to land by the air traffic controller and that no notice was issued for maintenance work as required.

15 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Starry-eyed in Kudat

THE road is long and winding. Along the three hour-plus journey from Kota Kinabalu, across padi fields and rivers, one will pass many small villages on the two-way trunk road.

Kudat’s isolated beaches have beautiful sunsets, which make 
postcard-worthy photos.
13 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

737 Max 8 can’t land here

PETALING JAYA: The Civil Avia­tion Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights from landing in and taking off from Malaysia airports following two fatal accidents involving the plane model in less than five months.

12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Agency expects chaotic period when workers are sent home

PETALING JAYA: While employers say the government’s move to stop the outsourcing of foreign labour will benefit workers, an agency owner expects manufacturers to face a chaotic period and slowdown in their productivity in the next few months when the practice ends on March 31.

27 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Attack of the killer jellyfish

PETALING JAYA: The spell of hot, dry weather may soon turn into a stinging season in Sabah if beachgoers are not careful.

Picture courtesy by Michael Yap
23 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Toll charges to go down

PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to abolish toll charges gradually and in phases, in line with Pakatan Harapan’s general election pledge to the people.

Changes in the works: There are currently 29 highways with tolls in Malaysia.
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15 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Speed up process to beat online streaming piracy’

PUTRAJAYA: It takes far too long for authorities to act against streaming sites which provide illegal online content, says dimsum’s chief marketing officer Lam Swee Kim.

4 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Crackdown on unauthorised sites

EXCLUSIVE:PETALING JAYA: The days of accessing illegal streaming content through Android boxes are numbered as Malaysian Communica­tions and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry are cracking down on these unauthorised sites.

What’s in the box?: Android boxes are being sold at shopping centres in Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur.
30 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Android boxes cheap and easy to navigate, say users

PETALING JAYA: Android boxes, which allow for online streaming from legal and illegal sites on the Internet, are popular among Malaysian households as the offerings are cheap and easy to use.

24 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

National shooters in a quandary

PETALING JAYA: Some 50 national and Selangor shooters remain in a quandary, unable to conduct their practice sessions to compete in local and international competitions, four months after police sealed the Selangor Shooting Association clubhouse.

Follow the arrow: The signboard indicating the location of the Subang shooting range.