Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 21 September 2018

Felda to sell assets, reduce debts by year-end Felda chairman Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor said the plantation group would first need to improve its cash flow and pare down some of its borrowings. Describing Felda’s cash flow

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 20 September 2018

Najib to face multiple charges for abuse of power Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to face multiple charges for alleged abuse of power involving the RM2.6 billion found in his personal account. Najib, who has maintained

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 19 September 2018

No smoking at outdoor restaurants from December, says deputy health minister Smokers will not be able to light up even when dining al fresco at restaurants nationwide in just three more months. The Health Ministry has announced that all open

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 18 September 2018

LRT3 likely to resume with reduced budget and revised plan in November The LRT3 project, which risked being shelved as a result of its cost rising by more than three times, is expected to resume in November with a reduced

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 5 September 2018

Chinese builders say Malaysia projects not dead Two Chinese companies are optimistic that the stalled multibillion-dollar projects in Malaysia will move forward, looking to political leaders to break the impasse. State-owned China Railway Group eyes restarting Bandar Malaysia, a mixed-use

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 4 September 2018

Malaysia-Singapore reach compromise over HSR postponement Malaysia and Singapore appear to have reached a compromise over the implementation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. According to The Edge, the move will see Malaysia being spared a RM500 million

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 3 September 2018

Johor govt moots 30% quota for Malaysians in Forest City The Johor state government has proposed to reserve 30% of properties in the Forest City project for Malaysians, amid concerns of mainland Chinese immigrating to the state. Johor housing and

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 30 August 2018

Govt to conduct feasibility study on Carey Island port The new government will conduct its own feasibility study on the proposed development of the third port in Port Klang, on Carey Island, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. The government had

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 29 August 2018

MoF likely to cease PDP model for future infrastructure projects The award of big infrastructure developments to project delivery partners (PDPs) by the government is likely to come to an end after incidences of cost overruns affected its budget, said

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 28 August 2018

Batu Caves sports colourful new look Social media is abuzz over the newly painted stairs at the Batu Caves temple. The 272-step stairs leading up to the entrance of the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple has been painted with various bright