02 Jan 2019

Ministry Supports Community Service Proposal for Vandals

The Housing and Local Government Ministry backs the proposal by senior vice-chairman of the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF), Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye, that vandals be subjected to fines and community service. Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said she also mentioned the matter in a statement a few months ago The

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02 Jan 2019

Dr. M Urges Public to Report Abuses of Power

Public complaints against those who abuse the rule of law are legitimate and do not breach any law, and neither should they be construed as sedition, says the Prime Minister. “(These complaints) will not be considered as sedition in any way. They will be regarded as free speech,” said Tun

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02 Jan 2019

Landslides kill at least 15 in Indonesia

Indonesian rescue teams were searching for victims of a series of landslides that killed at least 15 people on New Year’s Day, officials said, after a year of natural disasters killed thousands. At least 20 people were missing after landslides during heavy rain buried 30 houses in Sukabumi regency, West

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19 Dec 2018

CIMB Denies Its Online Banking System Was Hacked

CIMB Bank Berhad has refuted allegations that there was a security flaw in its online banking portal. CIMB said its online banking portal, CIMBClicks, remains secure and all customers’ transactions continue to be protected. “The bank would like to inform that it had, over the weekend, introduced a few additional

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19 Dec 2018

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs

Malaysian authorities filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs on Monday, alleging the Wall Street bank was involved in a conspiracy to launder $2.7 billion from an investment fund. The charges escalate the legal troubles facing Goldman Sachs. U.S. authorities have already filed criminal charges against former Goldman Sachs employees, but

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19 Dec 2018

5 Reasons You Should Encourage Your Employees To Take Vacations

When your team is neck deep in work, the last thing on your mind as a small business owner is to encourage everyone to use up their vacation time. Every day looms as another day that you’ll have to find someone else to substitute for them or take on extra

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13 Dec 2018

Money Saving Tips For Financial Success In 2019

With the excesses of festive season spending behind you, the New Year represents the perfect opportunity to whip your finances back into shape, beginning by implementing these seven simple money-saving tips from Citadel Advisory Partner Daryl Coker. 1. Set your financial goal January is thus the perfect time to reflect

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13 Dec 2018

Why Countless US Commuters Are Ditching Bikes and Buses For Scooters

What at first might seem like a toy could well be the affordable and environmentally friendly transport innovation desperately needed by many cities around the world. “I mostly use a scooter for short distances, to get to from the subway to the office,” says Robert Price from Washington. He’s one

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