TNB agrees to buy power from Bell Eco

SUBANG JAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has signed an agreement to purchase 1.7MW of electricity worth RM3.1mil a year from Bell Eco Power Sdn Bhd over a 21-year period. Under the renewable energy power purchase agreement (REPPA), Bell Eco will build a palm oil mill effluent waste plant costing RM11mil with an installed capacity of...

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Audit firm loses bid to strike out MIED suit

KUALA LUMPUR: An audit firm Monday failed in its bid to strike out Maju Institute of Educational Development's (MIED) RM100mil suit against the firm, MIED chairman Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu and seven MIED trustees over alleged mismanagement which it claimed caused the institute to incur financial losses. High Court Judge Datuk Abdu...

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Suit against MIED hits a snag

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court will determine whether the leave granted by the Kuala Lumpur High Court to former MIC Youth chief A. Vigneswaran to use Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED)’s name to initiate legal action against its chairman Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, seven trustees and its audit firm was proper in law. ...

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Samy Vellu, MIED trustees fail to strike out ex-MIC deputy president’s application

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Bernama) -- Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED) chairman Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, along with the nine members of the MIED board of trustees, failed to strike out an application by former MIC deputy president Datuk S. Subramaniam and two others to prevent Samy Vellu from admitting 10 new members i...

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MIED Withdraws Suit Against Samy Vellu and Trustees May26

MIED Withdraws Suit Against Samy Vellu and Trustees

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 MAY, 2011: The Maju Institute of Education Development has withdrawn its RM100 million suit against its chairman, Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu, and seven trustees. High Court Judge Datuk Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim granted MIED's application for leave to withdraw its suit over alleged mismanagement which it claimed caused t...

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Application by Lingam and 24 others thrown out

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here dismissed an ex-parte application by lawyer Datuk V.K. Lingam and 24 others seeking leave to initiate counter contempt proceedings against two liquidators and their solicitors. “The applicants have failed to establish a prima facie case for leave to be given, and accordingly, we dismiss this app...

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Court to decide Friday on Lingam’s application, 24 others

PUTRAJAYA: Come Friday, lawyer Datuk V K Lingam and 24 others will know whether they will face contempt proceedings for alleging plagiarism in a Federal Court written judgement, or succeed in their application to set aside the leave obtained to cite them for contempt. A five-man Federal Court panel led by Justice Tan Sri Suriyadi ...

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Federal court allows AG to take over contempt proceedings

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here today allowed Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail to take over the contempt of court proceedings against lawyer Datuk V. K. Lingam and 24 others for alleging a Federal Court bench of plagiarising its judgment in a civil case. A five-man bench chaired by Federal Court judge Tan Sri Suri...

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Ashram managers to revoke heritage status for century-old building

The board of directors of the century-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur has filed a judicial review to quash the National Heritage Department decision to declare it a historical site. In the application, the directors said the department’s decision to gazette the place under the Heritage Act 2005 was vague and ...

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Much-loved musical takes fans back to disco era Sep08

Much-loved musical takes fans back to disco era

IT WAS a night of bell-bottoms and boogie shoes. Saturday Night Fever: The Musical finally arrived on Malaysian shores. Featuring the main Broadway cast, the musical is adapted from the 1977 movie that started the disco era, starring John Travolta. Istana Budaya came alive with sparkly costumes, backdrops of 1970s New York a...

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