Mei Mei Chu

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17 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Event organiser denies pay-to-win scheme for travel awards

PETALING JAYA: An event organiser caught in a controversy over its tourism awards slammed as a sham has apologised, claiming it was an “oversight.”

16 May 2019 | 11:58 AM

NGOs: M'sia must not regress on female genital mutilation after US setback

PETALING JAYA: The US government's reluctance to defend the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "slippery slope" that Malaysia should avoid, say two women non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

16 May 2019 | 11:11 AM

M'sia no longer listed as Rome Statute signatory in UN website

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is no longer listed as a signatory in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

16 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Having to pay for a ‘win’

EXCLUSIVE: Businessmen have raised questions over the growing number of award programmes whose organisers demand payments from those who are supposedly nominated for prizes. The charges range from administrative fees to sponsorship.

14 May 2019 | 4:14 PM

Malaysia can generate more electricity if all roofs use solar panels, says Yeo

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia can generate 1.4 times more electricity if all the roofs in Peninsular Malaysia are fitted with solar panels, compared with the conventional electricity generation of fossil fuel burning.

6 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Take stern action against staff using fake degrees’

PETALING JAYA: Bosses are calling for stern action against staff who secured their posts using fake degrees while professional bodies say there are enough measures to ensure that everyone is truly qualified.

6 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Fake degrees: A worrying trend in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: An estimated one in 20 potential hires in Malaysia has fake qualifications while one in 10 has credentials from unaccredited institutions, a corporate fraud investigation agency found.

1 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Fly home for the holidays

SEPANG: Airlines offering additional flights at fixed fares during festive seasons are a big help in promoting family ties.

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30 Apr 2019 | 4:03 PM

AirAsia adds 115,000 seats for Gawai, Kaamatan and Raya

SEPANG: Following the success of its Chinese New Year extra late night flights, AirAsia will be ushering in Gawai, Kaamatan Festival and Hari Raya Aidilfitri with more flights at low fares.

30 Apr 2019 | 1:51 PM

We are coming for you, Xavier tells poachers as minimum penalty set to be increased

DENGKIL: The amendment to the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 will increase the minimum penalty for poachers to a RM1mil fine and five years in jail, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.