Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said these refugees could have possibly invited their relatives to come to Malaysia in search of jobs. "We have information that they are the ones inviting them (their relatives) to come to Malaysia to work. "The rest of them are brought by (human trafficking) syndicates," he told reporters at the special operations command in Wang Kelian.
According to its chairman Datuk Bung Mokhtar Radin, the group is targeting to develop properties with a combined GDV of RM7.2bil. The Menara Felcra project is located on a 4.26-acre site in Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur, and will comprise a 35-storey Menara Felcra office tower (the group's new headquarters), a 43-storey residential tower, a retail mall, and an auditorium and banquet hall. . The main contractor for the Menara Felcra mixed development is WZR Group.
The discovery of the vessel was made at approximately 9.30am said KD Kasturi Commanding officer, Captain Sharum Shaim, adding that the boat was located within the illegitimate Sector F in Malaysian waters. Ops Sekat had been mobilised to safeguard the country's maritime assets in the the South China Sea and the Straits off to Malacca with whatever available resources.
PETALING JAYA, May 27 (Sin Chew Daily) -- Many people might be looking at the Rohingya boatpeople on a couple of vessels off Langkawi, not knowing that many of them have already been living in this country for so many years. "The human smuggling syndicates have collaborated with the government to spread false information to the Rohingyas in hope of getting more Rohingyas to leave the country.
The whole world is looking at Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region due to the recent Rohingya humanitarian crisis where more than a thousand Rohingya refugees landed on the shores of Langkawi, Kedah and several thousands more still adrift at sea. But all of a sudden, there was a loud shout and we turned around to see an elderly man on a motorcycle motioning aggressively for Hisham to go to him.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) found nothing over the past week in a search-and-rescue operation launched following news that boatloads of migrants were at sea waiting to land in Malaysia. "A total of 150 to 200 personnel were engaged in each day of the operation. We will continue the operation until we get further instructions," he told reporters yesterday on board the patrol craft KM Malawali in Langkawi waters. The MMEA also received the assistance of several non-governmental organisations which contributed the food supplies, he said.
Najib, accompanied by wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, arrived at the Westin Hotel Resort & Spa Langkawi late last night for the ceremony. LICC is slated to be the main venue for the Asean Summit next year as Malaysia will be the host nation, while the St Regis Langkawi is a luxury villa to complement the Westin Langkawi Resort and SPA. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor looks at the replica of the St Regis Langkawi and the Langkawi International Convention Centre (LICC).
The Langkawi Tourism Action Council (MPLBP) needs to expedite replacing the Langkawi District Local Plan by year's end,said Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir. Mukhriz said the state government understood the financial burden that MPLBP had to bear to ensure the cleanliness and beauty of Langkawi and which could be reduced through consistent efforts.
SHERATON Langkawi Beach Resort will discontinue its affiliation with Starwood Hotels & Resorts when its management agreement ends on June 1. Describing the property, Yap Sook Ling, managing director of Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel, said: "It is a lovely property. The set-up and layout is very nice and we don't have issues with the service. However, the rooms need to be renovated."
Deputy Health Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said it was to meet the needs of approximately 120,000 inhabitants and tourists on the island, deemed more pressing at the moment. "The ministry understands the problem, with a growing population and tourists, the need is greater. To alleviate overcrowding at present, the ministry had allocated a 'standby fee' of RM60,000 a month to transfer emergency cases to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital via water ambulance, he added.
Abercrombie & Kent has taken $2000 a person off 2015 departures of its 11-day Delta to Desert tour in Botswana. The price is $835 a room for the three-night stay. The offer applies to two tours: all 2015 departures of the 12-day Vietnam at a Glance tour, which covers the highlights in Saigon, Hoi An, Hue and Hanoi and costs from $3240 a person.
As the organization managed by Mike Tamayo keeps growing on the international cycling scene, they'll line up with their new recruit Janez Brajkovic who made the headlines at the Tour de France not long ago. "We've seen Brajkovic climbing with the best riders at the Tour de France so we're looking forward to seeing him in action in Malaysia as well", commented the CEO of the 2015 Le Tour de Langkawi Datuk Malik Mydin. "I've always loved this event, the country and the Malaysian people", the Belgian coach said.