Daily Archives: June 16, 2019

Lim to discuss cement price increase with Saifuddin

GEORGE TOWN, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail next week to discuss on the cement price increase.Saying that he had received complaints from sever...

Many Batek Orang Asli return to Kuala Koh

GUA MUSANG, A large number of the over 100 Orang Asli from the Batek community of Kampung Kuala Koh here, whom prior to this moved into the jungle after a disease ravaged their village over a month ago, have started

We need workforce skilled in robotics, AI – Mukhriz

LANGKAWI, Malaysia needs a highly-skilled workforce in technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to see the country progress further, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said today.Speaking at the closing ceremony of th...

Exco: government must set up environment committee

IPOH, The federal government should set up a committee on environmental affairs to standardise all policies and implementations nationwide.State Education, technology, Science and Environment Committee chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari said that the committe...

Education Ministry looks to add more special education classes

JOHOR BAHRU, The Education Ministry is looking to add more Special Education Integrated Programme (SEIP) classes at mainstream schools nationwide.Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said there were currently 1,545 national-type schools (SKs) and 83...

Vacant homes possible cause of dengue in Kluang

BATU PAHAT, The issue of 400 vacant houses in Taman Sri Lambak, near Kluang, is believed to be causing a dengue epidemic, possibly contributing to two out of three deaths in the area.State Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd

Orang Asli toddler Nasri still critical at HRPZ11

KOTA BHARU, An Orang Asli toddler, Nasri Rosli, three, who is undergoing treatment at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the Raja Perempuan Zainab 11 Hospital (HRPZ11), is still in a critical condition.HRPZ11 director Datuk Dr Selasawati Ghaza...

Chemistry dept denies samples taken from different river

GUA MUSANG, The Chemistry Department has denied a non-governmental organisation's claim that it took samples from another river and not from Sungai Lebir, the river that the Orang Asli of the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh used as their

Tragedy strikes while victims were going for engagement ceremony

TEMERLOH, The four family members who died near Bukit Mendi in Bera today were said to be going to Serting, Negeri Sembilan to attend a relative's engagement ceremony.The husband of Siti Zubaidah Abidin, Kamarulzaman Khamis, 45, said the deceased and

No action on Haziq – Anwar

KUCHING, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim pointed out that no action would be taken on Santubong Keadilan Youth (AMK) chief, Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz who admitted his involvement in a close proximity video with a