Lokman Noor Adam, the president of the pro-Umno NGO Pemantau Malaysia Baru (New Malaysia Monitor) said he was informed that the accounts of Nooryana Najwa Najib along with Mohd Norashman Najib, Mohd Nizar Najib and Puteri Norlisa Najib were frozen by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). The accounts were frozen in relation to the investigation into Najib’s involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. image: https://content.thestar.com.my/smg/settag/name=lotame/tags=Int_Travel,all,Int_Travel_Local,Int_Lifestyle,Int_Entertainment,Int_Food The second is against MACC chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull for freezing more than 400 bank accounts, including that of Najib’s immediate family. Najib on Wednesday claimed trial to three counts of criminal breach of trust and another charge of abuse of power involving RM42mil linked to SRC International Sdn Bhd, a former subsidiary of 1MDB. “This is inhumane, and what makes … [Read more...] about Bank accounts of Najib’s children frozen
La Liga’s top executive in Asia will be one of the international speakers attending the “Business of Football – Philippines,” a one-day conference that will tackle the future of the sport in the country. Ivan Codina, La Liga’s managing director for Southeast Asia, Australia, Japan and South Korea, thinks that like all other countries in Asia, the Philippines is also important for La Liga because it is a largely untapped market. “We are adopting a ‘glo-cal’ approach using our global experience to help develop the standard of football in the Philippines, and expertise to tackle any local challenges,” Codina said. “We seek to position ourselves as a source of entertainment for the Philippine fans and engage them with public viewing events and other activations to enhance the entire LaLiga Experience.” “Business of Football – Philippines,” sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation and organized … [Read more...] about News Football: La Liga regional exec in Manila to tackle sport’s future in PH
Firstly, in an e-mail sent to its users, Grab says that "in the immediate term, nothing will change and operations will continue as normal." Uber's services will still be available in South-East Asia until April 8, but after that, passengers can only use the Grab app (available on iOS and Android) to book their rides. For existing Uber users, they can still view their past trips and ratings in the app. The account remains active and can be used when in any country outside South-East Asia where Uber operates. image: https://content.thestar.com.my/smg/count/FCID=2778/viewid=88541018958/random=13048938113/network=SMG/site=TSOL/area=TSOL.Tech.TechNews/pagetype=StoryPage/platform=desktop/size=videoinread/position=atf image: … [Read more...] about Grab is taking over Uber in South-East Asia. How will it affect you?
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is now accepting applications for prospective bidders of Small Town Lottery (STL) for the provinces of Camarines Sur and Bohol as it suspended the acceptance of new applications elsewhere in the country. Applications for both provinces will be open until March 23, 2018. Alexander Balutan, PCSO General Manager, said the board cancelled the franchise of Everchance Gaming Corp. and PF3 Games and Entertainment Corporations to operate STL in Camarines Sur and Bohol for violating the implementing rules and regulations set by PCSO and failure to meet presumptive monthly retail receipts. Interested parties may file their application at the Office of the Assistant General Manager for Branch Operations, or call 706-7571 or email at [email protected]) at the PCSO main office in Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City. Balutan said the agency will fasttrack the process of bidding to prevent illegal numbers game operators from putting up … [Read more...] about PCSO accepts STL applications for CamSur
The incident caused a three-hour flight delay on flight CZ3539, which had been scheduled to depart for Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport at around noon. China Southern Airlines said on Chinese microblogging site Weibo that a passenger's cabin bag had emitted smoke and fire during the boarding process. However, the fire was quickly extinguished by airport firefighters and security officers, it said. image: https://content.aimatch.com/default.gif image: https://content.thestar.com.my/smg/settag/name=lotame/tags=Fatin_GSC_Insight_ALL,all,Eve_Entertainment,Eve_Prog_Lifestyle,Eve_Lazada,tsol Preliminary investigations revealed that the fire was caused by a portable charger, which was not in use at the time. The owner of the cabin bag is currently assisting in investigations. In a video that has been making rounds online, a flight attendant and a passenger are seen trying to douse the flames using bottles of water and juice. Portable chargers and lithium-ion batteries - used … [Read more...] about China Southern Airlines flight delayed after portable charger bursts into flames