Category Archives: Politics

Water to remain Sarawak’s major source of electricity – Dr Rundi

KUCHING: The power generation in Sarawak remains predominantly hydro with the generation capacity mix for hydro, gas and coal at 74 per cent, 16 per cent and 10 per cent respectively.Utilities Minister Dato Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said the

MALAYSIA: MAHATHIR CONFIRMS EX-JUDGE MOHAMAD ARIFF MD YUSOF CANDIDATE FOR DEWAN RAKYAT (LOWER HOUSE) SPEAKER

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysia July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today confirmed that former Court of Appeal judge Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof will be nominated to be the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat (Lower House) when the

ASEAN MEDIA PRACTITIONERS VISIT OLDEST PORT IN INDIA

KOLKATA, INDIA, July 15 (NNN-Bernama) -- Twenty media practitioners from ASEAN member states who participated in the ASEAN-India Media Exchange Programme 2018 kick-started their trip with a visit to the Port of Kolkata, the oldest operating port in Ind...

South China Sea Exercises Fortify Once Edgy U.S.-Philippine Relations

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Analysts say joint naval exercises by the Philippines and the United States in the South China Sea are an indication the island nation is drawing closer to its former colonizer and historic friend after several years

MALAYSIA: DPM WAN AZIZAH GRATEFUL FOR MUHYIDDIN’S SUCCESSFUL SURGERY

KUALA LUMPUR, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has expressed gratitude that Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin had safely underwent a surgery to remove a tumor in his pancreas. In a statement yesterday, Wan Azizah said she was informed

MALAYSIA: WOMEN’S MINISTRY TO COORDINATE DISCUSSIONS TO RAISE MINIMUM AGE OF MARRIAGE

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia July 12 (NNN-Bernama) The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is spearheading efforts to coordinate discussions to increase the minimum age of marriage to 18 years, said political secretary to the Minister, Rodziah Isma...

MALAYSIA: CONFERENCE OF RULERS APPRECIATES VARIOUS PARTIES’ ROLES IN ENSURING SMOOTH, PEACEFUL GE14

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 12 (NNN-Bernama) The Conference of Rulers expressed its appreciation to various quarters who helped ensuring that 14th General Election (GE14) carried out in peaceful and smooth manner. Sultan of Perak state Sultan Nazrin Sh...

MALAYSIA: AIRASIA MOVES MELBOURNE SERVICE TO AVALON AIRPORT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 11 (NNN-Bernama) � AirAsia yesterday confirmed its change of destination airport at Melbourne, Australia � from Tullamarine Airport to Avalon Airport � from Dec 5 this year, effectively launching the first ever services from...

MALAYSIA: AIRASIA MOVES MELBOURNE SERVICE TO AVALON AIRPORT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 11 (NNN-Bernama) � AirAsia yesterday confirmed its change of destination airport at Melbourne, Australia � from Tullamarine Airport to Avalon Airport � from Dec 5 this year, effectively launching the first ever services from...

MALAYSIA: COUNTRY’S LEADERS MUST SHOW BEST EXAMPLE TO FIGHT CORRUPTION

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia July 10 (NNN-Bernama)The top leadership of the country needs to show the best example in the effort to combat corruption, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said if the government's top leaders only asked subordinates not t...