Yimie Yong

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13 Dec 2018 | 3:44 PM

Desperate mothers want their missing children back home

KUALA LUMPUR: The disappearance of three people have left their mothers at their wits end.

12 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fund will be back on track soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has assured depositors the fund will be back on track next year following its restructuring plans involving a takeover of its under-performing assets, said group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Zukri Samat.

Things are looking up: Zukri speaking to reporters at the press conference in Kuala Lumpur.
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11 Dec 2018 | 4:57 PM

SPV under MoF to take over RM19.9bil underperforming assets from Tabung Haji

KUALA LUMPUR: A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under the Finance Ministry will take over an estimated RM19.9bil worth of Tabung Haji's (TH) underperforming assets, says its chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Seri Zukri Samat.

Tabung Haji CEO and MD Datuk Seri Zukri Samat. – Bernama
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 | 12:24 PM

Government to launch five-year anti-corruption plan next month

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is drafting a five-year national anti-corruption plan and looking to launch it next month, says Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed.

Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed
9 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

PM ‘thanks’ rally participants for celebrating govt’s decision

PETALING JAYA: In an apparent jab, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad thanked participants of the anti-Icerd rally for celebrating the non-ratification of the United Nations convention.

Sea of people: Anti-Icerd rally-goers gathering at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star