Category Archives: General

Tian Chua to know whether he can contest elections on Nov 6

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court here today fixed Nov 6 to deliver its decision on whether former Batu MP Chua Tian Chang, better known as Tian Chua, can contest in elections.Judge Datuk Seri Mariana Yahya set the date in her

Govt to be more conservative in managing public finance – Kenanga Research

KUALA LUMPUR, The government is expected to be more conservative in managing public finance, more inclined towards promoting fiscal discipline, optimisation and maintaining budget predictability, said Kenanga Research.In a note today, the research hous...

More than 1,000 school counsellors upskilled under PCP

SANDAKAN, More than 1,000 school counsellors from 150 schools nationwide have been upskilled under the Petronas Counsellors Programme (PCP) since last year.Petronas Group Head (Human Capital Investment) Human Resource Management Nelly Francis Shariah s...

LTTE arrests: I am satisfied with reasons given by police – Dr Mahathir

PETALING JAYA, The police have their own reasons as to why they arrested the individuals suspected of having links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group, Tun Dr Mahathir said.The Prime Minister said police had briefed him

Sultan Nazrin Shah graces opening of Sekolah Menengah Sains Tapah

TAPAH, Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah today graced the opening of Sekolah Menengah Sains Tapah (SESTA) in conjunction with his birthday celebrations here today.Also present was Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim, Raja Muda Perak Raja Jaafar Raja ...

June 8 next year hearing of Waytha Moorthy’s defamation suit against Ibrahim Ali

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court today fixed three days, from June 8 to 10 next year, to hear the defamation suit filed by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P. Waytha Moorthy against Perkasa President Datuk Ibrahim Ali.The defamation suit

Penang Exco calls for stiffer penalties for wrong, false import declarations

BUTTERWORTH, The Federal Government needs to impose stiffer penalty against parties who made false declaration of imported goods as a deterrent against the influx of unwanted shipments, particularly hazardous wastes, into the country.State Welfare, Car...

Worsening haze in Palembang affects visibility

JAKARTA, The Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in the Palembang city in South Sumatra has reached 921, the worst ever registered in the area.The current haze situation has caused visibility to drop to less than 150 metres and resulted in

5G implementation, vape sale ban to heat up Dewan Rakyat Q&A session today

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 - The government's readiness for the implementation of the 5G broadband technology and suggestion to ban the sale of vape will be among the main focus at the Dewan Rakyat today.According to the Dewan Rakyat order

Give MACC time to investigate two remanded RTM officers – Gobind

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) must be allowed to conduct an investigation into two senior officers of Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) who have been remanded to help in the investigations into the use of funds for a zakat...