Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

PM Mahathir discusses various matters at audience with Johor Sultan

JOHOR BAHRU, The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, has consented to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad meeting or contacting His Royal Highness in future if there is a need to discuss any issue. Dr Mahathir said

Malaysia My Second Home applications subject to approval from Home Ministry – Mohammadin

LAHAD DATU, The approval for applications under the Malaysia My Second Home Programme (MM2H) introduced by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MOTAC) comes under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin

Suspect who threatened, slapped cashier nabbed

GEORGE TOWN, A man who slapped and threatened a female cashier at a convenience store in Bayan Lepas, near here, on Tuesday after he became angry when he could not buy three packets of cooking oil, was arrested by police

Tsunami survivors continue their struggle to move on

BANTEN (Indonesia), Survivors of tsunami that struck Sunda Strait last month, each in their own way, contemplate the toll it has taken on their lives and continue their struggle to move on. Now, more than two weeks after the disaster

YSS to extend mission to more ASEAN countries

PUTRAJAYA, The Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa (YSS) would be extending its mission to other ASEAN member countries in 2019, besides domestically to the Orang Asli villages and to Sabah and Sarawak, said its chairman, Datuk Zuraidah Atan. “Among the ASEAN countries

19 illegal water supply extensions cut in operation

SANDAKAN, Nineteen illegal water supply extensions in two areas here were cut in an operation by the Water Department to check water theft. Its Sandakan water engineer, Ishar Hamka Ismail said 18 cases were detected in Kampung Karamunting and the

Need for continuous monitoring of GLC to stop corruption, abuse of power – Perak MB

IPOH, The Perak government will always monitor its subsidiaries and government-linked companies (GLC) to prevent corruption, abuse of power or irregularities. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said all GLC should carry out their responsibilities in the best possible

Govt drafting welfare scheme for armed forces’ personnel – Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR, The government is in the process of drafting the Bantuan Wira Negara, a welfare scheme to assist the Malaysian Armed Forces’ (MAF) personnel in their basic needs, says Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. He said the welfare scheme aimed

MBPP launches electric bicycle patrol unit

GEORGE TOWN, The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) launched 10 electric bicycles today, marking the first local government (PBT) to do so. MBPP mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang said the launch will make it easier for its enforcement officers to

Application for postal voting facility closes tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysian voters currently residing abroad can apply for postal voting facility for the Cameron Highlands by-election on Jan 26 from the Election Commission (EC) official portal. The application for ballot papers can be done by downloading the 1B