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MMEA detains 19 foreign fishermen

KUALA TERENGGANU, May 21 ( Bernama) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained 19 foreign fishermen believed to be Vietnamese nationals on board two fishing boats for fishing illegally in the country's waters two days ago.


Pantau wants MLGH to look into plight of daily wage earners in PDC

PENAMPANG, May 21 (Bernama) -- Pantau Penampang, a voluntary community movement based in Penampang has called the Ministry of Local Government and Housing (MLGH) to look into the plight of Penampang District Council (PDC) staff who are unsure of their employment status with the new state government.


Shorter operating hours for DBKL payment counters during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- The operating hours of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) payment counters at DBKL Tower 1 and Tower 2 as well as the drive-in counter at Jalan Raja Laut, will be shortened throughout the Ramadan month.


RHB Islamic Bank CEO is new AIBIM President

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- The new-named Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) has appointed Datuk Adissadikin Ali as its president for the 2018-2020 term, replacing Datuk Mohd Redza Shah Abdul Wahid.


Aminvest bags insurance fund house of the year award

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- AmInvest, the fund management business arm of AmInvestment Bank Bhd, has been named 'Insurance Fund House of the Year, Malaysia' by InsuranceAsia News.


Portfolios for Perak exco members to be announced by Wednesday

IPOH, May 21 (Bernama) -- Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu is expected to announce portfolios for the 10 members of the state executive council (exco) no later than Wednesday.


Selangor MB Azmin thanks Sultan for consent over ministerial post

SHAH ALAM, May 21 (Bernama) -- Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today expressed his appreciation for the consent of the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, to enable him to play a bigger role at the federal level as the Minister of Economic Affairs.