Health Dept confirms dengue outbreak in Kuching

KUCHING, Feb 16 (Bernama) � Sarawak State Health Department confirmed a dengue outbreak around Sekama here, covering two localities, namely in Jalan Sekama and Jalan Sekama Utara where the outbreaks were declared on Jan 23 and on Feb 11 respectively.Sa...

Health Dept confirms dengue outbreak in Kuching

KUCHING, Feb 16 (Bernama) � Sarawak State Health Department confirmed a dengue outbreak around Sekama here, covering two localities, namely in Jalan Sekama and Jalan Sekama Utara where the outbreaks were declared on Jan 23 and on Feb 11 respectively.Sa...

47 Malaysians released in Cambodia miss flight home today

KUANTAN, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- All the 47 Malaysians who were freed in Cambodia yesterday, missed their flight home this morning, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.He said they were supposed to board the low-cost carrier AirAsia aircraft whi...

Govt has begun repaying tax refund arrears, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The government has begun the process of repaying tax refund arrears amounting to RM37 billion, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.This year we have hope the country's economy will improve, as we are repaying

Foreign Ministry thanks Cambodia over release of 47 Malaysian detainees

PUTRAJAYA, Foreign Ministry thanked the Cambodian government for ensuring the release of the 47 Malaysians who were detained in the Banteay Meanchey prison recently.In a statement Friday night, the ministry confirmed that all 47 of them had been freed...

Earlier rural development projects in Sabah to be reviewed – Sivarasa

KOTA BELUD, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) will look again at all project requirements that had been implemented earlier in Sabah.Its deputy minister R.Sivarasa said the review also included projects that had not as yet comme...

Govt initiates programmes to help entrepreneurs gain competitive advantage – Mohd Redzuan

KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- Various programmes are being implemented and planned by the government to help entrepreneurs achieve a competitive advantage, said Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.He said among the p...

Syed Saddiq lodges police report over assault in Kajang

PETALING JAYA, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has lodged a police report claiming that he was assaulted and intimidated by controversial blogger, Papagomo, and other opposition supporters in an incident whic...

Case of missing Pastor Koh still under inquiry – Noor Rashid

PETALING JAYA, The case of missing Pastor Raymond Koh is still under inquiry and there has been no new development on the case, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.He said so far, there had been no

Naroden leaves probe on power abuse allegations against him to MACC

KUCHING, Sarawak Assistant Minister for E-Commerce Datuk Naroden Majais said he will leave it to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct the investigation relating to a case lodged against him on alleged abuse of power.Naroden, who i...