Working together to unite Asean nations

KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore and Malaysia, as founding members of Asean and like-minded partners, must help the region remain united and credible, says Singapore President Halimah Yacob. Read full story

RM1 charge stays, says shop owner

GEORGE TOWN: After apologising for publicly shaming his customer, a coffee shop owner says he will still impose the RM1 surcharge on those who do not order drinks at his outlet in Carnarvon Street here. Read full story

‘Behavioural Insights can reduce cost’

PETALING JAYA: There is vast potential for policy-making tools such as nudging and Behavioural Insights (BI) to increase the ease of doing business in Malaysia, says International Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz. Read full story

Syamsul Yusof files for nusyuz against Puteri Sarah

FILM director Mohd Shamsul Md Yusof (better known as Syamsul Yusof) today filed a nusyuz (disobedient) application against his wife, actress Puteri Sarah Liyana Megat Kamaruddin (Puteri Sarah) at the Gombak Timur Shariah Lower Court.  Syamsul, 39, filed the application before Registrar Harun Hashim at 3.10pm. 

UK’s former PM Johnson accepts MPs misled over ‘partygate’

BRITAIN’S former prime minister Boris Johnson admitted today he misled parliament by telling MPs that parties at his Downing Street office did not break Covid lockdown rules.   But in evidence submitted to a powerful parliamentary committee probing his statements, he insisted that he acted in good faith.  

EU raids energy drink maker Red Bull in antitrust probe

EU antitrust investigators have raided energy drink maker Red Bull over suspicions it abused its dominance in the wildly popular market, officials said today. Red Bull said EU Commission officials “visited our premises” yesterday.

Singapore lawyer suspended for ‘baseless’ attacks against judiciary

A SINGAPORE rights lawyer, one of a handful defending death-row convicts in the city-state, was suspended for five years today for making “baseless” allegations against the judicial system.   M. Ravi had told an online publication outside the Supreme Court in 2020 that the public prosecutor had been “overzealous in his prosecution”, after he helped a […]