Category Archives: Key Issues

Sabah polls: Sabahans want solution to lack of employment opportunities

KUALA LUMPUR Any party wishing to form the new Sabah state government needs to offer a solution to the lack of employment opportunities that has prompted many young Sabahans to move to the peninsula to look for jobs that match

Muhyiddin to make UNGA debut as Prime Minister today

PUTRAJAYA Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is set to make his maiden address, virtually, at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York as Malaysia's Prime Minister between 7 am and 9 am on Tuesday (Malaysian time). The Foreign Ministry

Agong grants audience to Qatar Ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah granted an audience to the Ambassador of Qatar to Malaysia Fahad Mohammed Kafoud at the Istana Negara, today.Comptroller of the Royal Household for Istana Negara ...

Rally could spark second wave of COVID-19 – Thai PM

BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan o-cha urged anti-government groups to call off a rally planned for this weekend in Bangkok as it could spark a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.In a televised address, Prayuth said a mass gathering

Syed Hussain selected as new MEF President

KUALA LUMPUR Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman has been elected as the new president of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) for the 2020-2022 term, effective today. MEF, in a statement also announced its former president Tan Sri Azman Shah

Sarawak govt forms special unit to coordinate funds for Chinese schools

--The Sarawak government has formed a special unit to coordinate and supervise monetary assistance given to Chinese schools in the state, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said today.He said state Local Government and Housing Ministe...

PN approval issued on Aug 7 – RoS

PUTRAJAYA Registration of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) has been approved with effect from Aug 7 under the political category, in line with the provisions of the Societies Act 1966 (Act 335), according to the Registrar of Societies (RoS).Referring to the...

Foreign spouses, children of Malaysians can now apply to come back

PUTRAJAYA Foreign spouses and children of Malaysian citizens who do not have a long-term visit pass can apply for permission to enter the country, said Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.However, only applicants from countries that...

Muhyiddin to chair NCIA meeting in Pangkor tomorrow

LUMUT Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will mark his first working visit to Perak tomorrow by chairing the 23rd Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) meeting in Pulau Pangkor. The meeting will also be attended by Minister in the Prim...

Singapore keen to extend proposed walkway on its side of causeway

The Singapore government has shown interest in extending the proposed covered walkway on its side of the Causeway to reduce congestion and improve public safety.Johor Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Mohd Solihan Badri said...