Malaysia & Singapore Agree High Speed Rail Link Deal

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to build a high speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, a move that will “dramatically improve” the connectivity between the two countries. The rail link will “usher in a new era of strong growth, prosperity and opportunities for both countries,” said a joint statement from Prime Minister Lee … Read more

Interview with Claudio Abitante of (Video)

We sat down with Claudio Abitante of and asked him a couple of questions about the Online Food Delivery service that is about a year old in Malaysia. Food delivery service in itself is not something new in Malaysia, however offers a variety of selections and according to Claudio they have 168 restaurants … Read more

RM6,700 to Hire Indonesian Maid – Effective Immediately

The Malaysian Association of Foreign Maid Agencies (Papa) has announced the new price of RM6,700 for hiring an Indonesian domestic worker, with immediate effect. Apart from this, there will be an additional RM1,800 as loan to the domestic worker for her share of foreign placement fee in Indonesia. Papa president Jeffrey Foo said the actual … Read more

‘Malaysia My Second Home’ targets wealthy mainland Chinese

TOURISM Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen recently hosted some 1,000 distinguished guests from various parts of China during a campaign in Shanghai to introduce well-heeled Chinese to the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme. Ng noted that those being sought for the MM2H programme were no ordinary people. Only those who qualify, those … Read more

Tony Fernandes teamed up with Renault to design and build sports vehicles

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has teamed up with European car maker Renault to design, develop and build future sports vehicles including sports utility vehicle (SUV) and city cars that are affordable to the mass market. The first car will roll out from the production line in 2015. Fernandes’ Caterham Group and Renault ASA unit, Automobiles … Read more

Resistance grows within BN against AES profits

A whopping 2.72 million speeding tickets will have to be issued in each of the next five years for the two concession holders of the controversial Automatic Enforcement System (AES) cameras to just recoup their reported RM700 million investments. And considering the authorities had only collected an average of about 25 per cent of all … Read more

Datuk Seri Anifah Aman Delivers Malaysia’s statement at the UNGA

Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman delivered Malaysia’s statement at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York recently. A statement from the ministry said Anifah touched on issues such as extremism, human rights, Syria, Palestine and the reform of the United Nations (UN). The statement said that during the 67th UNGA session from … Read more