• Lawyer Kamal Hisham pleads not guilty

    JOHOR BARU: Lawyer Kamal Hisham Ja'afar pleaded not guilty to two charges of criminal breach of trust (CBT) at the Johor Baru Sessions Court today.The 45-year old year from Kampung Melayu Majidee was charged a day after he was arrested in Singapore by the Singaporean police.He was extradited to Johor Baru yesterday evening. A warrant of arrest had been issued on him since 2012.Earlier, Kamal pleaded not guilty to the two CBT charges in front of Sessions Court Judge Mohamed Haldar Abd Aziz. ...

  • Work on KL-Singapore high-speed rail to be awarded by 2017

    Malaysia plans to dish out work packages for the multi-billion ringgit Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project by 2017 at the earliest, with completion set for 2022. “It is estimated that work on the project would take about five years to complete, and if we calculate the duration backwards, the work packages should be awarded by...

  • Experts point the way forward for Singapore economic growth
    Experts point the way forward for Singapore economic growth

    Is this what Singapore's next government needs to do to ensure the nation remains competitive at the highest global levels?