Category Archives: Politics

Land near ECRL stations not given free to CCCC: Lim

PUTRAJAYA, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has dismissed allegations that 4,500 acres of land along the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will be given for free to China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC).Lim was responding to blogger Raja Petra Ka...

Johor exco members, portfolios

JOHOR BAHRU, Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal and the newly sworn-in state executive councillors hold portfolios as follows:1) Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal (assemblyman for Bukit Kepong) - Natural Resources, Administration, Financ...

MAF developing doctrine on unmanned aircraft operations – Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) is currently developing a doctrine and operational concept for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) so that they can be used effectively and efficiently in protecting the country's borders.Deputy Defence Ministe...

Royal call for nurturing spirit of togetherness

SEREMBAN, The spirit of togetherness can be nurtured by educating school children early on their social and moral responsibility so that they grow up more disciplined and practicing noble values, said the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku...

Penang to have first UTC, at Komtar

GEORGE TOWN, An Urban Transformation Centre (UTC), the first for Penang, will be set up at Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (Komtar), Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.He said the UTC will be located on the second and third floors

Taiwan Seeks to Rein In Freewheeling Media with Tougher Anti-Fake News Laws

TAIPEI A Taiwan television network quoted a farmer last month saying the price of pomelos was so low last year that he threw 1.2 million kilograms of the grapefruit-like produce into a reservoir. Taiwan's National Communications Commission says

Dumping Plastic Waste in Asia Found Destroying Crops and Health

KUALA LUMPUR The world's recyclable plastic is being shipped to Asia where it is illegally dumped, buried or burned in the country with the lightest regulations, environmentalists warned on Tuesday calling for greater transparency in the global waste...

Johor PH must have decided state exco line-up – Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, had

King condemns Sri Lanka attacks

KUALA LUMPUR, The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday yesterday that claimed nearly 300 lives.His Majesty expressed sh...

Efforts to enhance Orang Asli education main gov’t agenda – Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Efforts to improve the level of education among Orang Asli students remain a top agenda of the government, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.He said these efforts should be intensified with the cooperation of various parties ...