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Embrace green logistics, minister tells industry players

Loke Siew Fook says Malaysia should emulate Japan, which is highly committed to minimising the environmental damage from logistical operations.

No federal approval yet for Penang reclamation, says minister

Agriculture minister Salahuddin Ayub says the federal government is awaiting more reports and feedback on the state government's proposal to create three man-made islands.

Remains of Genoa bridge to be demolished

The remains of the Morandi bridge are to be detonated with nearly 4,000 residents evacuated, the city authorities say.

Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school

Mike Than Tun Win saw an opportunity when he heard bike-sharing companies left thousands of cycles in 'graveyards'.

Najib: Why federal funds now for PTMP?

Former PM contrasts federal offer now and the state's refusal to accept federal funds before, when BN was in control.

Password better than selfie for Grab driver safety, says consumer group

Transport users group says the drivers will not be protected as they will not be provided access to the photographs.

Crowds gather at dawn to use Terengganu drawbridge

Excitement runs high for a first look at 638-metre-long bridge with two 16-storey tall towers.

14 injured after Japan driverless train goes wrong way

The train hit a buffer stop at Shin-Sugita station after travelling the wrong way for about 20 metres.

Uber loses US$1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food...

Revenue of US$3.1 billion matches the high end of the range Uber forecast for the quarter and the loss of US$1 billion compared with the company's forecast of US$1 billion to US$1.11 billion.

Bumiputera contractors want 20% share of ECRL civil works

Association chief says they would have difficulty competing with other local companies if there is no special quota.

Istanbul’s musical ferry can be a soulful experience

For some commuters listening to the musicians play can be a truly emotional experience after a hard day at work. 

US airline group sees record summer travel, despite 737 MAX grounding

Airlines for America expects 257.4 million passengers to travel on US airlines this summer.

Uber hit with Australia class action ahead of stock listing

Aussie cabbies are alleging Uber gained an unfair advantage and destroyed their livelihoods by knowingly operating above the law.

PIMPing the Penang master plan bubble

If the three reclaimed islands cannot fetch a sufficiently high price, the people of Penang will have to bear an insufferable debt burden.

Rail is the way to go, says Dr M

The prime minister says this will help address the traffic woes of Malaysians who face jams on a daily basis.

CM: Expand Penang airport first, then do Kulim

Penang Chinese Chambers of Commerce meet state government to express concern over the Kulim project.

New rail link to Singapore more feasible, says economist

Amid talk of a third bridge, former premier Najib Razak says an agreement was already reached with Singapore for transit link from JB to Tuas, linking up with Singapore's MRT.

Johor wants talks with Putrajaya on third bridge

Menteri Besar Osman Sapian says he has shown PM a prospective site for a third link to Singapore.

Kulim and Penang international airports should complement not compete with each...

It is hoped this 'integration' is worked out in advance instead of allowing both states to go solo.

How to make ECRL pay: bring Pahang water to Selangor

Water tunnels laid alongside the rail link would maximise the potential of the project, says business analyst.

Airport in Kulim could nudge PIA out of the picture, says...

But another expert says an international airport in Kulim would be an inefficient use of funds and existing infrastructure.

Global risks threaten to choke off Europe’s growth engine

As Europe is becoming more advanced, manufacturing industries in Europe must adapt to the changing economy.

Penang’s curse is the government’s shame

Penang may be in a rut, but it is the state government that put it there.

Politics is not a game, let’s start with Semenyih

An election is not limited to casting a vote as it produces outcomes that affect people’s lives.