Category Archives: Politics

More than 50 pct of households in Melaka do not have internet access

MELAKA, More than half of the 213,000 households in Melaka do not have Internet access, the State Assembly was told today.State Communication , Multimedia, NGOs, Youth Development and Sports Committee chairman Kerk Chee Yee said only 48,227 households ...

More than 30,000 residents in Kuala Muda, Kedah suffer water supply disruption – Xavier

KUALA LUMPUR, More than 30,000 residents in the Kuala Muda, Kedah has had to endure disrupted water supply following the current hot weather, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.He said among the affected areas were Merb...

Missing Malaysian teenager Muhammad Haziq confirmed killed in Christchurch mosque attack

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (NNN- Bernama) � A Malaysian teenager reported missing in the aftermath of the mosque attacks in New Zealand last Friday has been confirmed dead.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wisma Putra, said in a statement today that

Kesavadas Nair of DAP sworn in as Senator

KUALA LUMPUR, DAP Negeri Sembilan vice-chairman Datuk A. Kesavadas Nair was sworn in today as a senator.He took the oath of office, to serve for a three-year term, before Dewan Negara President Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran in the Dewan Negara.Kesavadas

Police stepping up security, monitoring extremist groups – Muhyiddin

KAJANG, The police have stepped up patrols and monitoring particularly against extremist groups, following the random shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, last Friday.Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the police and other se...

Govt to study proposal to give compassionate money of RM500 to Felda settlers

ALOR SETAR, The government will study the Felda Settlers Consultation Committee's proposal for compassionate money of RM500 be given to each of the 30,000 Felda settlers despite the fact that the federal government is facing financial constraints.Econo...

Witness says firefighter Adib was wedged between vehicles

SHAH ALAM, The inquest into the death of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today heard a Pakistani national give his account of what happened to the firefighter during the riot at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang

Malaysia to retaliate if EU discriminates against palm oil

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia will consider retaliating against the European Union (EU) if it goes ahead with its unfair measures against palm oil, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.The Prime Minister said the government had agreed that Malaysia should be more aggres...

Alert level heat wave areas continue to rise, level in Pendang remains

KUALA LUMPUR, Thirty areas in the peninsula are reported to be in the alert level with the temperature reaching between 35 and 37 degrees Celcius today compared with 23 areas yesterday.Based on the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET) updated read...

Police nab two, hunt three over car theft

PORT DICKSON, Police detained two men, aged 37 and 33 years, and recovered a four wheel drive vehicle a day after it was reported missing on March 8 after the vehicle was involved in a mishap along the old Jalan