Julianne De Souza

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23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Employment Insurance System expected to help retrenched workers

PETALING JAYA: Due to take off officially in January, the Employment Insurance System (EIS) is expected to provide a safety net for workers who have been retrenched.

21 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Friends of Bukit Gasing gets thumbs up

PETALING JAYA: They have been working tirelessly to care for the Bukit Gasing Forest Park, one of the few green lungs in the concrete jungle of central Klang Valley.

Green heroes: Members of Friends of Bukit Gasing helping to clear a fallen tree off one of the trails in Bukit Gasing.
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11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

PwC also proposing measures to reinstate confidence in Tabung Haji

PETALING JAYA: To immediately reinstate confidence in Lembaga Tabung Haji, PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia has proposed that the government take over assets worth almost RM20bil from the pilgrims’ fund.

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

PwC: TH didn’t make impairment on decline in investments’ value

PETALING JAYA: Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) 2017 financial statements have been overstated mainly because the pilgrims fund did not make impairments on significant decline in value of its investments, a review of its financial position shows.

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

TH distributing dividends illegally since 2014, says Mujahid

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has been illegally distributing hibah (dividends) to its depositors since 2014, the government revealed.

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11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tabung Haji at risk of a ‘bank run’, report reveals

PETALING JAYA: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) gave returns for deposits as high as 8.25%, a move which also turned out to be a reason for its poor financial state of affairs.

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Umno Youth: Mujahid must stop making such statements

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth wants Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof to stop making alarming statements on the alleged wrongdoings in Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH), saying this could cause panic and “paralyse” the institution.

10 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Icerd is not in conflict with our religious norms, says Suhakam

PETALING JAYA: Human rights is in line with all religions in the world, including Islam, says Tan Sri Razali Ismail.

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9 Dec 2018 | 4:55 PM

Dr M did us a favour by not attending Human Rights Day event, says Suhakam chairman

PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's absence at the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia's (Suhakam) Human Rights Day gathering has done them a favour, says Tan Sri Razali Ismail.

Razali (fourth from right, standing) joining participants at Suhakam's Human Rights Day gathering at Padang Timur on Sunday. Also present was Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (third from right).
9 Dec 2018 | 11:21 AM

Human rights empower collective success, says Suhakam chairman

PETALING JAYA: Human rights allow for and encourage collective success, says Tan Sri Razali Ismail.