Category Archives: Politics

Hotel, tour agency staff mend lowland areas of Bako National Park

KUCHING: A group of 20 volunteers came together recently to aid with the flood management of lowland areas of Bako National Park.In a joint press statement yesterday, Meritin Hotel and Cat City Holidays Sdn Bhd said the activity was jointly

MALAYSIA: CG2018:CLOSING CEREMONY MARKS GAMES END

GOLD COAST, April 16 (NNN-Bernama) -- The 2018 Commonwealth Games formally closed with a spectacular ceremony at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre here yesterday. Team Australia topped the medals table with 198, followed by England with 136 while M...

MALAYSIA: PM ALWAYS APPRECIATES CONTRIBUTION OF THE PRESS

TELUK INTAN, Malaysia April 14 (NNN-Bernama) -- Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak always appreciates the deeds and sacrifices of the journalists including the part-time ones who form the link in delivering the message to the people. The prime minister's p...

MALAYSIA: ANTI-FAKE NEWS LAW IN LINE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS: ACADEMIC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia April 13 (NNN-Bernama) While the Anti-Fake News Bill 2018, that was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (Lower House) on April 2, has its fair share of supporters, its opponents are alleging that it will stifle free

MALAYSIA: SIX ‘BEGGARS’ FROM CHINA JAILED FOR OVERSTAYING

JOHOR BARU (MALAYSIA), April 12 (NNN-THE STAR) Six men from China, all disabled and get around with crutches, some on wheelchairs, were arrested in the southern Malaysian state of Johor and sentenced to jail time and fines, for overstaying and

MALAYSIA: ANTI-FAKE NEWS ACT GAZETTED TODAY

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia April 11 (NNN-Bernama) The Anti-Fake News Act 2018 which was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (Lower House) and Dewan Negara (Upper House) earlier this month, was gazetted today. Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said the Act

JUDGES NEED TO BE EMPOWERED WITH TERRORISM KNOWLEDGE – US LEGAL ADVISOR

TUARAN, Malaysia Court judges around the world need to be empowered with knowledge in terrorism to enable them to make right and fair decisions when dealing with related cases, according to an embassy legal advisor. Karyn Kenny who is based

MALAYSIA: POLITICAL PARTIES REMINDED TO APPLY FOR PERMITS TO HOLD GATHERINGS DURING GE14

KUANTAN, Pahang state, Malaysia All political parties contesting in the 14th General Election have been reminded to apply for permits if they wish to hold any gathering or talk to ensure their campaigns are run in a peaceful manner. Pahang

MALAYSIA’S INCOME TAX SYSTEM PROGRESSIVE, SAYS TAX CONSULTANT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia April 9 (NNN-Bernama) � Malaysia's personal income tax system is progressive with the aim of continuously assisting low-income earners, as well as, advancing along with people's behavioural changes in expenditure, says PwC Intern...

MALAYSIA: EC RECEIVES OFFICIAL NOTICE ON DISSOLUTION FROM 4 STATES

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia April 7 (NNN-Bernama) -- The Election Commission disclosed today that it had received official notice from Perlis, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Johor on the dissolution of their respective State Legislative Assembly. Its chairman Moh...