KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had used part of the US$3 billion raised by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) — initially intended for the development of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) — to acquire land in Ayer Itam, Penang as part of Umno’s campaigning leading up to the 2013 General Elections (GE13), the High Court heard today.
BUTTERWORTH (Sept 11): Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) today claimed trial at the Sessions Court here towards two counts of dishonestly misappropriating of two properties namely in releasing two plots of land to Zenith Urban Development Sdn Bhd and Ewein Zenith Sdn Bhd, which are linked to the state’s underground tunnel project.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 9): Magni-Tech Industries Bhd said today that it is disposing of a piece of freehold industrial land with a factory on site in Seberang Perai, Pulau Pinang for RM22 million cash.
GEORGE TOWN (Sept 4): The first Courtyard by Marriott in Malaysia, and also the 17th Marriott International brand in the country, has opened its door to public.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 26): Certain construction projects in Penang island will be given 24-hour approval to start work, the Malay Mail reported today.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 21): Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has demanded that owners of abandoned “heritage buildings” or pre-war houses “upkeep their premises” or action will be taken against them, The Star reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 11): IJM Construction Sdn Bhd, a unit of IJM Corp Bhd, has bagged a contract worth RM864.