Category Archives: Business

Kelantan Syariah courts approved 10 underage marriages from Jan 2018 – Jan 2019

KOTA BHARU, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Syariah courts in Kelantan received 15 applications for underage marriages from January 2018 to January 2019.Kelantan Syariah High Court judge Datuk Abu Bakar Abdullah Kutty said of the figure, only 10 were approved.The ...

National Education policy committee receives overwhelming response from stakeholders

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- The National Education Policy Committee has received an overwhelming response from stakeholders, with over 5,000 suggestions regarding the improvement of the education system in the country.The committee's chairman Pro...

Mahathir defends ministers’ visits to Semenyih

PUTRAJAYA, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today spoke in defence of the ministers who had gone down to the ground in Semenyih where a by-election is to be held on March 2, saying that the election campaign had yet to begin.We

Chemical leak at factory in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, A chemical leakage was detected outside a factory in Kampung Sungai Lalang, near Semenyih last night.Semenyih fire and rescue station head Zainal Elias Abdul Aziz said eight fire officers and personnel, including from the Hazardous Mater...

Academics not main criteria to become leaders – Kedah Amanah

PENDANG, Academic qualifications are not the main criteria for a leader, but it is talent and experience which are more important, Kedah Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) said today,Chairman of Kedah Amanah Datuk Dr Ismail Salleh said there are leaders who

Ops Selamat: 17 accidents reported, 591 summonses issued in Labuan

LABUAN, The Labuan Traffic Enforcement and Investigation Department has issued a total of 591 summonses to road users since the implementation of the 'Ops Selamat' on Jan 29.Labuan police chief Superintendent Muhamad Farid Ahmad said as of Feb 10, 257

Ex-Malaysia Prime Minister on Charm Offensive Before Graft Trial

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Disgraced former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been out campaigning in recent weeks as if for an election, trying to shed the image of a wealthy, elite politician and elicit public sympathy before his

Spirit of muhibah, consensus backbone of Kedah’s prosperity – Mukhriz

SUNGAI PETANI, The spirit of muhibah (goodwill) and consensus among all races must be maintained as they form the pillars of prosperity, progress and development in the state, said Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir.He said this was

Not even the drizzle can dampen spirits at Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

GEORGE TOWN, Not even the slight drizzle at the Polo Ground, the site of the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2019, could dampen the spirits of those attending the fifth edition of the festival.Clearly everyone was excited to witness the

Gauge quality of ministers, deputy ministers on work performance – Rina

SERDANG, The quality of a minister or deputy minister should be evaluated based on their work performance at the ministry, instead of focusing on other issues that are deliberately sensationalised.Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun, ...