Malaysia’s competition regulator on Thursday proposed a fine of over 86 million ringgit ($20.5 million) on ride-hailing firm Grab for violating competition law by imposing restrictive clauses on its drivers.
Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed schools and airports across the country and in neighboring Malaysia Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the city’s Formula One motor race.
The number of dengue cases in Malaysia this year increased drastically by 81.8 percent compared to last year, with 93,344 cases recorded from January until Sept. 7, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said.
Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia.
An art exhibition titled, ‘Qajar Ceramics – Bridging Tradition and Modernity,’ featuring a total of 78 artifacts from the 19th and early 20th centuries is underway at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the occupation of Palestinian territories as part of attempts to form an illegal entity, called Israel, has been the main cause of terrorism in the world.
China and Malaysia resumed construction on a massive “Belt and Road” train project in northern Malaysia on Thursday, after a year-long suspension and following a rare agreement to cut its cost by nearly a third to about $11 billion.