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Talks of a top Malaysian badminton player failing the doping test shock the country. Although the authorities have yet to divulge the identity of the sportsman, it is widely believed Datuk Lee Chong Wei is the one.


Who will lead Pakatan after Anwar?

The Federal Court will hear the appeal of Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy case next week. political analysts are of the opinion that PKR and Pakatan Rakyat need to map out new strategies for post-Anwar era.


To register or not to register

Business owners are reminded that their annual turnovers could be monitored by the Customs Department through their income tax returns and income statements. As such, businesses with annual turnovers in excess of RM500,000 must register themselves with the Customs Dept under the GST Act.


Arrested Latin Americans not connected to ATM hacking cases: IGP

Three Latin American men arrested two days ago were not connected to the recent hacking of 17 bank automated teller machines (ATM).


Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU to tackle transboundary haze

Malaysia and Indonesia will be sharing experience, expertise and information on how to tackle transboundary haze when the two neighboring countries sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the matter soon.


Malaysia to consider appointing chief data scientist

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the government is considering to appoint a chief data scientist in view of the rapid deployment of MSC Malaysia and digital sector in the country


GST registration rises to 100,787

The number of companies registering for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was at 100,787 as of Oct 22, an increase of 429 from the previous day, said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.


Deepavali celebrated on a moderate scale

Deepavali celebrations were a lively but moderate affair for Hindus in the country. The Festival of Lights was celebrated in the spirit of "muhibbah" (multiracial harmony) through the unique Malaysian tradition of open houses.


High speed rail details to be finalized next year

Malaysia will start finalising details with Singapore on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project in the first quarter of next year.


Appeals Court dismisses lecturer's defamation appeal

A Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) lecturer lost his appeal today to reverse a High Court's dismissal of his RM1 million defamation suit against a Malaysian Islamic Training Institute (ILIM) former officer over an article on the "Wahhabi ideology."