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Malaysia to introduce new minimum wage by 2018 to bridge income gaps between East and West

Reuters In light of pleas made by East Malaysians to address the high costs of living, the Malaysian Human Resource Ministry announced on Oct...

Bank Negara to implement new funding rules for banks – and it could raise lending costs

Malaysia's central bank announced on Thursday (Sep 28) that it is seeking to implement the net stable funding ratio (NSFR) for banks "no earlier...

Malaysian man ordered to undergo counselling for wearing shorts to play futsal

The Straits Times Before leaving the safe confines of your home for the day, you might want to take a second look at what...

AirAsia pulls plug on ad to promote cheap fares – here’s why people were outraged

If you're a Twitter or Facebook regular, you've probably seen the "Open for a Surprise" interactive game floating around your social media platforms. Too obscure...

Thumbprint scanning is now implemented at Tuas, Woodlands checkpoints – and it might worsen your jam

Lianhe Zaobao Drivers who travel to and from Malaysia via the Causeway might want to plan their trip a little more carefully and factor...

Johor Crown Prince met with David Beckham – but people think he faked it

People think the Crown Prince either photo-shopped Beckham in or he paid the ex-footballer for the meeting. Facebook/ JOHOR Southern Tigers Photos of the Johor...

Boys “cried from barred windows” as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

A view shows the second floor of religious school Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah after a fire broke out in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia September 14,...

Twitter introduces 35 video collaborators in APAC – here’s why advertisers should take note

Can't score a ticket to your favourite sporting event or that highly-anticipated gig? Calm down, you might soon be able to watch it live...

Darlie’s new teeth whitening ad was a fail – here’s why it made people panic

Darlie's new toothpaste claimed to be so powerful it could remove spots from eggs. Facebook/ DarlieSingapore Shiny white teeth are one of mainstream society's...

US Navy suspends sea search efforts for missing USS McCain sailors

The damaged USS John McCain and the USS America are docked at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. Reuters Singapore - The US Navy on...