4 November 2019: No more TnG reload at tolls; Menara Weld up for sale

PLUS: No more Touch ‘n Go reload facilities at all toll plazas from Nov 5 PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB) will no longer provide Touch ‘n Go reload facilities at all toll plaza exit lanes beginning Nov 5. According to PMB,

1 November 2019: RTS lowers cost to RM3.16bil; Merdeka 118 is 42% complete

Malaysia continues RTS project with a new cost of RM3.16bil Malaysia has agreed to continue with the Rapid Transit System (RTS) route with a new cost of RM3.16 billion. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the latest cost resulted

31 October 2019: Jho Low to give up $1bil assets; RTS extension again

Jho Low gives up US$1bil in assets to settle 1MDB suits The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal with fugitive financier Low Taek Jho in which it will recoup almost US$1bil (RM4.18bil) of money looted from the Malaysian investment

30 October 2019: Klang Valley water disruption; 90% Malaysians willing to emigrate

Water disruption to hit 177 areas in the Klang Valley on Thursday (Oct 31) A total of 120 areas in Gombak and 57 other areas around Kuala Lumpur involving 119,630 registered customer accounts will experience temporary water supply disruption for

29 October 2019: Brexit delayed again to Jan 31; Dubai faces overbuilding disaster

EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31 The European Union agreed a three-month flexible delay on Monday to Britain’s departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election, after opponents forced him to request an

25 October 2019: Malaysian homes ‘seriously unaffordable’; SOPs for online money lending

Malaysian homes ‘seriously unaffordable’, says BNM official Houses in Malaysia are considered as “seriously unaffordable” by international standards. Bank Negara Malaysia Financial Surveillance Department director Qaiser Iskandar Anwarudin said a house was deemed affordable if it was priced not more

23 October 2019: BNM reserves US$103.3bil; Melaka woos foreign investors

Bank Negara’s reserves rise to US$103.3bil Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.3 billion as at Oct 15, 2019 from US$103.0 billion as at Sept 30, 2019. The central bank said the reserves position is sufficient to finance

22 October 2019: Possible trade sanctions on M’sia; OCR to launch ‘tallest’ project in Kuantan

Dr M warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said his exports-reliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the US-China tariff war. He did not mention the source of

21 October 2019: Limit car park lots; ‘Change TNB account name to hold tenants liable’

Limit car park lots to boost public transportation Boost the use of public transportation by limiting parking lots at housing developments located near LRT and MRT stations. Transport minister Anthony Loke proposed a pilot project whereby if there is public

18 October 2019: RTS to proceed; PPA welcomes tax-free withdrawals

JB-Singapore RTS to proceed, says Dr M Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project would go ahead. He however said the government would need more time, before it could