KUANTAN, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- The Pahang Police Contingent has created nine 24-hour inspection centres for lorries carrying bauxite to ensure public safety.

TANJONG MALIM, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today censured property developers seen as more interested in building expensive houses to reap huge profits.

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said outside factors which are beyond Malaysia's control will influence the national economy instead of the mistakes or weaknesses of the country.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- Ekovest Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 3 Sdn Bhd has today entered into a concession agreement with the Government of Malaysia for the Setiawangsa-Pantai Expressway (SPE) project, formerly known as the DUKE Phase 3 projects.

SEREMBAN, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- A telephone shop owner was fined RM10,000 by the Sessions Court here Monday for failing to comply with a direction made by an Assistant Price Controller to provide information and documents on his business transaction as was requested.

LANGKAWI, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Bhd (ANGKASA) plans to further increase the number of local cooperatives involved in the global market in 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 (Bernama) -- The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar Friday, tracking its regional peers, an analyst said.