Daily Archives: February 24, 2019

State gov’t first to take action against polluters – Mukhriz

JITRA, State enforcement personnel are the first to take action against any party found to be polluting the environment, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Tun Mahathir said today.He said if there were activities that affected natural resources such as ...

TMJ disagrees with establishment of Uhamka in Pagoh

JOHOR BAHRU, Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has disagreed with plans to build Muhammadiyah University Prof Dr Hamka (Uhamka) in Pagoh..Tunku Ismail said this was because Islam was under the responsibility of the state, namely the Sulta...

Malaysia’s GDP To Expand 4.9 Percent This Year, No Risk Of Deflation – Finance Minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Malaysia's economy is going strong and the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to expand a further 4.9 percent in 2019.Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng, said, the Jan, 2019 Consumer Price Index's (CPI) decline was not caused

Sarawak to set up welfare fund for religious associations

KUCHING, Sarawak will set up a Religious Welfare Fund to cater to the financial needs of religious associations in the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.He said the fund would be created through the Unit for

Several CCTVs to be installed at Surau Sabilul Huda following idol incident

PORT KLANG, Several closed-circuit television (CCTVs) will be installed at Surau Sabilul Huda, Taman Pendamar Indah following the discovery of two idols placed at the entrance of the surau yesterday.Klang MP Charles Anthony Santiago said the matter was...

PKR CLC backs Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, The Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Central Leadership Council (CLC) meeting stressed that the party supports the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government under the leadership of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.In fact, CLC, in a statement toda...

No record of RM90 million entering PAS accounts from 1MDB – MACC

KUALA TERENGGANU, The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed there is so far no trace of RM90 million entering the official accounts of PAS from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).MACC Commissioner Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull said inve...

Two friends die in head-on collision at road junction

BAGAN DATUK, Two friends were killed when the car they were travelling in collided head-on with a Toyota Hilux four-wheel drive vehicle at the junction of Kilometre 16.5 of the Jalan Teluk Intan - Hutan Melintang here early today.Perak Hilir

Johor gov’t mulls making childhood immunisation mandatory

JOHOR BAHRU, The Johor State Government will look into making it mandatory for parents to get their children immunised, thereby avoiding any risks of infections or death.State Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal sa...

Malaysia’s GDP to expand 4.9 pct this year, no risk of deflation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Malaysia's economy is going strong and the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to expand a further 4.9 per cent in 2019, albeit, a decline in inflationary pressure.Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the January 2019 Consume...