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Loong Meng Yee

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21 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

13,200 online applications red-flagged

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 13,200 fo­­reigners who applied for their visas and entry permits online for entry into Malaysia had their applications red-flagged, said Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd (UKSB), the sole operator of the e-processing system.

Thorough process: UKSB Chief Operating Officer Wan Mustafa Wan Yaacob (left) and Chief Technology Officer Noraidi Bakhtiar Nordin explaining the e-visa application.
19 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Election or not, PAS’ agenda the same

CYBERJAYA: PAS enters the gene­ral election by going back to its roots of championing Islamic empowerment for the country.

Working together: (From left) Ikatan vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamad Badri Abd Rahman, Abdul Hadi, Tuan Ibrahim and Berjasa president Abdul Kadir Mamat at the launch of the manifesto.
18 Mar 2018 | 10:51 PM

Gagasan announces its manifesto

CYBERJAYA: Gagasan Sejahtera presented 20 major points in its manifesto for the general election that include popular promises such as abolishing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), reducing crime and getting rid of student loans.

PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (left) and Tuan Ibrahim at the launch of the Gagasan Sejahtera manifesto in Cyberjaya on Sunday night.
20 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

No conspiracy whatsoever, says FGV acting chief

KUALA LUMPUR: Well-known economist Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob was a picture of steady hands when he was chosen to helm Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) after controversy plagued the plantation company.

31 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Ong: Additional posts in new Cabinet because MCA is united

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong unity in the party is one of the factors why the additional posts of minister and deputy minister were given to MCA in the Cabinet reshuffle.

11 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

Sultan: I’ve had enough of politicking

EXCLUSIVE: Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has had enough of the politicking in his state and wants Mentri Besar Azmin Ali to produce long-term results for the rakyat. In an exclusive interview in conjunction with his 69th birthday, he says he will not brook the preaching of hatred and extremism.

Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah
15 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

Hypnotic Cyprus has a charm all its own

When you head to Cyprus, it’s a holiday that’s all about you, where you leave your worries behind and unwind.

Majestic: The Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, formerly St Nicholas Cathedral, is the largest medieval building in Famagusta.
7 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Selangor Sultan: I am above politics, let’s be clear about this

SHAH ALAM: Selangor will be one of the hardest fought states in the coming general election. As polling day nears, the Sultan finds himself a victim of attempts to drag his name into politics.

23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

DRB-Hicom opens multi-million flagship Lotus store in London

LONDON: DRB-Hicom Bhd thumbed its nose at detractors who speculated that it is putting loss-making Lotus Group up for sale, by opening a multi-million flagship store in fashionable West End here.

23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lotus revs up excitement with store in London

LONDON: In the swanky West End here, joining other upscale labels in setting up shop is iconic British brand Lotus – courtesy of its Malaysian parent company.