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Melaka Gateway developer takes govt to court over licence cancellation

The developer of the deep sea port and jetty says the new government is wrong to cancel the port operating licence given to it by the previous government.

If we can build flying car, why can’t Sarawak get bridges,...

Sarawak chief minister says it is ironic that the construction of three bridges in the state had been withdrawn but the government intended to produce a flying car.

Don’t cancel ECRL project, urges MCA’s Wee

In an open letter to the prime minister, the MCA president offers several reasons why the project should not be cancelled, including the impact on the local economy.

Azmin: Govt has cancelled ECRL contract with CCCC

He says Cabinet decided on this as costs are deemed too high and beyond the government's financial capabilities for the time being.

Only IPP contracts awarded through direct negotiations reviewed

Minister Yeo Bee Yin says a lot of IPP contracts were awarded directly in 2017 and they didn't offer competitive rates.

Govt cancels RM5.2 bil double-tracking contract due to high cost

Government will award open tender for the project next year.

2 official events for king’s birthday cancelled

The allocations will be channelled to Tabung Harapan Malaysia, palace announces.

Leaders’ duty to look out for their people, says Kadir Jasin

The veteran newsman defends Putrajaya’s decision to cancel several China-backed projects.

PH govt urged to cancel economic partnership pact signed by BN

Bantah-TPPA is urging the government to withdraw from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership as it does not protect Malaysia’s interest.

Airlines cancel over 200 flights as severe typhoon nears Taiwan

The typhoon could bring strong winds and heavy rains to northern and central Taiwan, Central Weather Bureau said in a statement on Tuesday.

India court rejects Zakir Naik’s petition over unlawful activities probe

Bombay court says it cannot grant relief sought by Zakir Naik as he is not cooperating with police and has absconded from India.

Hold talks before cancelling HSR, says Najib

The former prime minister says the decision to undertake the project was based on a detailed study by both Malaysia and Singapore.

Expert: Good to axe MRT3, but alternative needed

Transport expert Goh Bok Yen says a new link is still needed to connect other public transport modes, while ex-SPAD chairman Syed Hamid Albar says government can consider MRT3 when economy improves.

North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit, suspends talks with South

North Korea casts doubts on a summit between the United States after seeing military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling off talks with South Korea today.

Celine Dion cancels shows for ear surgery

Dion has been suffering from patulous Eustachian tube, which requires surgery.

North Korea cancels planned meeting with US veep

This after Mike Pence condemned North Korean human rights abuses and announced plans for new economic sanctions

HK singer says show in Malaysia dropped over LGBT support

Denise Ho, who is openly gay, says officials told promoter her application to perform was rejected because she campaigns for gay rights.

Sukau bridge issue could cost Sabah BN seat, says assemblyman

Sukau assemblyman Saddi Abdul Rahman claims Warisan is instigating people, claiming BN is 'afraid' of international NGOs opposing project.

24 Sabah tour guides may lose licences over KK airport protest

They include the former president of the Sabah Tourist Guides Association.

Gita landowners in Kuching happy acquisition aborted

They had protested in August last year against the state's plan to acquire 130 acres for development, claiming the compensation was less than half its value.

Irate Nazri now wants police to host debate with Mahathir

The Umno leader wonders if it was his 'gangster' look that made the cops to cancel the event.

It can’t go on, cops say to Mahathir-Nazri debate

Karangkraf managing director Hussamuddin Yaacub says police have received protests from around the area in Shah Alam where debate was to be held.

Najib calls off plan to table Hadi’s bill

Government abandons plan to table the shariah bill in Parliament after taking into account consensus of BN coalition partners.

RoS strikes off MyWatch from register

Whistleblower group chief R Sri Sanjeevan claims he was not formally notified of the cancellation that took effect Sept 14 last year.