A New Malaysia in the News

Political News from Around: Snippets and Links

The complete coverage of must-read Malaysian political news on current issues that matters.  The news snippets are aggregated and sourced from various local mainstream media. 


aNewMalaysia in the news is the assemblage of news snippets aggregated and sourced from multiple local mainstream media publications. Get the complete news coverage of political news, new government policies and initiatives. Sources

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In the News Snippets & Links

April 30, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 30 2021 @ 14:00

Govt postpones toll rate increase for three major highways - Fadillah Yusof

The government has agreed to postpone the increase in toll rates for three major highways, which was supposed to take effect on Jan 1 this year, said Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 30 2021 @ 13:00

MCMC to extend free daily 1GB data to July 31

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said the decision was agreed upon by the five major telecommunications service providers Celcom, Digi, Maxis, U-Mobile and Telekom Malaysia (TM).|Read more >NST

April 22, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 22 2021 @ 07:00

Government amends National Trust Fund Act

The government has approved amendments to the National Trust Fund (KWAN) Act 1988 (Act 339), which allows funds from KWAN to be used for the procurement of vaccines and any expenditure incurred in relation to the vaccines.|Read more >|SunDaily

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April 12, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 12 2021 @ 14:00

#SayaDigital to improve digital literacy, help generate income - PM Muhyiddin

The #SayaDigital programme which was launched today is expected to play an important role in helping people and small businesses still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 12 2021 @ 07:00

Social Welfare Dept’s restructuring to improve aid provision: Muhyiddin

PM moots several measures including bill recognising role of welfare workers|Read more >|SunDaily

April 11, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 11 2021 @ 16:00

Housing Development Act to be amended to address abandoned projects

The Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1996 (Act 118) will be amended to help house buyers buyers of abandoned housing projects, said Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 11 2021 @ 15:00

NCIA to revive Commonwealth Youth City in Tanjung Malim

The state government will cooperate with the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) to continue developing the first Commonwealth Youth City in Tanjung Malim.|Read more >NST

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Apr 11 2021 @ 15:00

Yes, there’s a plot to topple Zahid, but it won’t succeed: Ku Li

Pressuring a person with experience and position is unlikely to be accepted, says party veteran|Read more >TheVibes

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April 10, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 10 2021 @ 23:00

Digital Mersing: KPLB’s community digitisation initiative

Digital Mersing, which started on March 1, is an initiative of the Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) to help upgrade the community in the district towards digitalisation, especially in cashless transactions.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 10 2021 @ 22:00

Govt to launch e-wages system, keep tight-fisted employers in check

The Human Resources Ministry will launch an e-wages system in the near future to ensure that all workers in the country, including foreign workers, are paid their salaries and wages as promised by employers.|Read more >TheVibes

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April 06, 2021

New Malaysia | Projects: ECRL | Apr 06 2021 @ 19:00

Newly launched HPC Placement Centre to provide over 50,000 jobs

The newly-launched Human Resources Development Fund Placement Centre (HPC) aims to provide more than 50,000 jobs for Malaysians this year to address unemployment challenges amid the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >NST

April 05, 2021

New Malaysia | Projects: ECRL | Apr 05 2021 @ 13:00

ECRL's Section C alignment to revert to original version

The Transport Ministry has decided to revert the alignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Section C to its original Northern Alignment proposed in 2016 and 2017.|Read more >NST

April 04, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Apr 04 2021 @ 20:00

PKR to demand RM10m compensation from Xavier

Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) will be submitting a letter of demand for RM10 million to Kuala Langat MP Datuk Dr Xavier Jayakumar for leaving the party last month.|Read more >Malaymail

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April 04, 2021

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Apr 04 2021 @ 20:00

A million trees to be planted in FTs this year

A million trees will be planted in the Federal Territories (FT) of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan in phases, beginning this year until 2025, under the Malaysia Greening Programme themed Green Region, Sustainable Region. |Read more >NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Apr 04 2021 @ 15:00

RM15 mln fine proposed for scheduled waste pollution - Tuan Ibrahim

A fine of up to RM15 million is being proposed for those found guilty of committing scheduled waste pollution.|Read more >|SunDaily

April 03, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Apr 03 2021 @ 18:00

PN developing major coalition of political parties - Saifuddin

Perikatan Nasional (PN), under the leadership of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, is developing a big coalition of political parties that will unite the people fairly, justly, inclusively and harmoniously in a new political mould. |Read more >NST

New Malaysia | Projects: MRT3 | Apr 03 2021 @ 16:00

Transport minister: Construction of MRT3 project to continue

The construction of the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3) project, which was suspended by the previous government, will begin in the second half of this year.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Apr 03 2021 @ 15:00

MIC will support Muhyiddin, Bersatu pending decision by BN Supreme Council - Vigneswaran

MIC will support the leadership of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and work with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) pending the Barisan Nasional (BN) Supreme Council’s decision on the matter, said MIC president Tan Sri S.A Vigneswaran|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt assistance | Apr 03 2021 @ 10:00

RM1,000 grant for Penang SMEs to go online kicks off today

Application must be approved by trade organisation Samenta, vetted by Digital Penang|Read more >TheVibes

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In the News Snippets & Links

April 02, 2021

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 02 2021 @ 17:00

Register autistic, OKU children with JKM for early intervention assistance — Rina

Parents and guardians of children with autism and disabilities (OKU) have been urged to register their children with the Social Welfare Department (JKM) so that early intervention assistance can be channelled to help the development of these children.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Apr 02 2021 @ 17:00

Narrow-minded people must be left behind, says Hadi as PAS rejects divisive relations

Party president says agendas to save political personalities must be shunned|Read more >TheVibes


New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Apr 02 2021 @ 00:00

KL residents urged to channel ideas towards DBKL’S Budget 2022 proposal

City dwellers are invited to channel ideas and suggestions for the preparation of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) Budget 2022 to ensure it meets the needs of the capital’s residents.|Read more >|SunDaily