Category Archives: Key Issues

Singapore Election: PAP going for super majority again in Parliament?

SINGAPORE The People’s Action Party (PAP) is most likely to retain power in the Singapore General Election tomorrow, but whether it will maintain its super majority in Parliament will only be known after the polls.   This rests in the

Pahang draws up initiatives to help budget hotel operators

  KUANTAN The Pahang government is in the midst of drawing up initiatives to assist budget hotel operators in the state whose businesses were affected by the implementation of the Movement Control Order.   State Tourism, Environment and Plantations Committee

RM835,258.19 seized from Pahang MCA forfeited to govt

KUALA LUMPUR A sum of RM835,258.19 seized by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from Pahang MCA for allegedly linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund scandal, has been forfeited to the Malaysian government.   This followed a decision by

Residents welcome online approach for Census 2020

  KUALA LUMPUR Members of the public have expressed their readiness to take part in the Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020) via the e-Census digital platform at which started yesterday until Sept 30.   Through observations in

Sarawak wants Special Committee on Citizenship be revived

  KUCHING Sarawak will propose to the Home Ministry to revive the Special Committee on Citizenship to resolve the issue of stateless or undocumented children.   Sarawak Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister, Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah

National committee on rural water supply projects

PUTRAJAYA A national-level committee for rural water supply projects will be set up to coordinate and regulate implementation of the projects nationwide, including in Sabah and Sarawak.   Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said the committee

Kelantan govt to give monetary aid to families of drowned anglers

BACHOK The Kelantan government has come forward to provide monetary aid  to the families of those involved in a boat tragedy where the vessel capsized after it was caught in a storm  about 10 nautical miles from the Kuala Kemasin

Ismail Sabri expresses condolences to families of RMN personnel killed in crash

KUALA LUMPUR Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has expressed his condolences to the families of the three Royal Malaysia Navy (RMN) personnel who were killed in an accident at Jalan Ranau-Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, today.   “May their souls

MAF Chief visits Sarawak-Kalimantan border

The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) chief Gen Tan Sri Affendi Buang today conducted a working visit to the joint MAF and Indonesian National Armed Forces post at the Biawak Operation Planning Committee Camp in Lundu, Sarawak.   The MAF headquarters,

More than 90 pct SOP compliance at hair salons – Nanta

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Compliance with the standard operating procedure (SOP) at barbershops and hairdressing salons has reached more than 90 per cent since they resumed operations on June 10, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi.