Recent and archived articles by Mei Mei Chu
PETALING JAYA: An event organiser caught in a controversy over its tourism awards slammed as a sham has apologised, claiming it was an “oversight.”
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).
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is no longer listed as a signatory in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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.
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.
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.
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.
SEPANG: Airlines offering additional flights at fixed fares during festive seasons are a big help in promoting family ties.
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.
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.