Roshidi Abu Samah

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15 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Jasin gets high-speed broadband

TNB launches National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan pilot project for rural areas.

(From left) Al-Ishsal and Gobind trying out the high-speed broadband service after the launch of the Government’s National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan in Jasin, Melaka. Looking on are Kerk (second from right) and Moggie (right).
9 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

TNB to decide on broadband market in Q2

JASIN: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is expected to make the final decision whether to enter the fixed-line high-speed broadband (HSBB) market in the second quarter of this year.

Positive results: Moggie (second from right) and Gobind (third from right) at the event. Moggie says TNB will be assessing the commercial viability of the project in the next few months
8 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Melaka mulls higher quit rent for land left idle

MELAKA: Owners of idle land in the state may have to pay higher quit rent from 2022.

3 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Read more books, pupils advised

PUTRAJAYA: It was the advice from the Education Minister himself to the pupils of SK Putrajaya Presint 14(1) on the very first day of school.

High-five: Dr Maszlee greeting Year One pupils during a visit to SK Putrajaya Presint 14(1).
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2 Jan 2019 | 1:03 PM

Two cool: School welcomes 4 sets of Year One twins

JASIN: It was a day to remember for SK Serkam Darat when it welcomed not one, not two, but four sets of Year One twins at the start of the new schooling year.

19 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations on highway

MELAKA: Five solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed along the North-South Expressway (NSE) by early 2020.

Owners can charge their electric vehicles for free at the stations.
17 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Highway to have charging stations

FIVE solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed along the North-South Expressway (NSE) by early 2020.

Azman (right) and Syed Ahmad launching the maiden public solar-powered EV charging station at the Ayer Keroh Overhead Bridge Restaurant.
11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Developer inks deal with bank for RM100mil bridging loan

MELAKA: Melaka-based property developer Tanjung Ratna Sdn Bhd has signed an agreement for a RM100mil bridging loan with Maybank Berhad to finance the construction of its Admiral Residences condominium project in Taman Kota Laksamana.

26 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

State bus terminal to have centralised system

AS OF April 15 next year, Melaka Sentral bus terminal will implement a centralised ticketing system (CTS) similar to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) in Kuala Lumpur and Larkin Sentral bus terminal in Johor Baru.

Nazri (centre) showing an express bus ticket that he bought via the CTS. Looking on are Md Yusof (left) and Tan.
24 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Melaka planetarium to be upgraded

MELAKA: The state government has plans to upgrade the Melaka Planetarium Adventure Science Centre (Melaka Planetarium) in Ayer Keroh here where part of its wall had collapsed.