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ANM in the News Archive June 11 -  15,  2019

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June 15, 2019 

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes | Jun 15, 2019 @ 20:55

PD Tuition 2.0 will benefit students in Port Dickson, says Anwar

Port Dickson member of parliament Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today launched the PD Tuition 2.0 programme aimed at providing free online tuition classes to students in the district.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Opposition | Jun 15, 2019 @ 19:23

PAS-Umno negotiations include matters on GE15: Abdul Hadi

The PAS-Umno collaboration now includes negotiations to face the 15th General Election, according to PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 15, 2019 @ 19:00

Cabinet approves special committee on special court for marriages, child custody

he Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) Court.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 18:32

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz freed on police bail

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, the man who admitted to being in a leaked gay sex video clip that went viral on social media, has been released on police bail.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt: MoF | Jun 15, 2019 @ 18:00

Guan Eng: Allocating income from tourism tax to the states will continue

Allocating income from tourism tax to the states will be continued where 50 per cent of the income would be given back to the states as promised by the government, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Govt Programmes | Jun 15, 2019 @ 17:00

Ministry to extend Prokhas programme to more Orang Asli settlements, says Teo

The Ministry of Education plans to extend the special class project (Prokhas) to more Orang Asli settlements in the country, in efforts to resolve the problem of dropout among the community’s children, due to the distance of the settlements from the schools.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Projects: KXP | Jun 15, 2019 @ 17:00

Finance minister: Media should not be stooge to private sector

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has advised the media against being a stooge to the interest of private sector companies by publishing fake and baseless news.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 16:54

IGP: Police to call up all parties involved in sex videos

Police will summon all parties in the videos involving two men engaging in sex acts, which were leaked and spread on social media recently, to have their statements recorded.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 16:07

I leave investigation fully to authorities: Azmin

Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Azmin Ali says he will leave it fully to the police to investigate comprehensively the viral pornographic video linked to him and Keadilan Santubong Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz recently. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 15, 2019 @ 15:18

112 Orang Asli receiving treatment so far

The number of members of the Batek Orang Asli tribe receiving treatment rose to 112 as of midnight yesterday.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes | Jun 15, 2019 @ 11:51

Training begins for special needs e-hailing drivers

A special programme taking effect on June 14 will be conducted for the existing 367 special needs (OKU) e-hailing drivers in the country to enable them to receive the necessary licences early next month.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia State Govt | Jun 15, 2019 @ 11:48

Jagdeep orders Penang local councils to act against illegal waste processing factories

The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) and Penang City Council (MBPP) have been ordered to take legal action against parties involved in dumping rubbish including illegal plastic and waste factories in the state. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 11:43

Brushing aside calls to go on leave, Azmin says he'll carry on
Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has brushed off calls by certain parties for him to go on leave as authorities investigate a sex video implicating him and another man.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 09:33

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz to be released on police bail

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who was arrested yesterday at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, is set to be released today on police bail. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 09:00

Lawyer: Haziq brought to HKL, won’t be remanded

A lawyer representing the arrested Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz said the latter was sent to Hospital Kuala Lumpur following his arrest yesterday.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 08:56

Haziq was en route to Philippines; now under probe for 4 offences

Muhammad Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here last night, had been attempting to board a flight to Manila, the Philippines.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Policies: E-hailing | Jun 15, 2019 @ 07:00

E-hailing drivers to hit the brakes
At least 50% of e-hailing drivers will “fall out” by the July 12 deadline for them to obtain a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence, according to their representative bodies.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 07:00

‘Everything points to an inside job’

All elementary facts show that the sex video saga involving a man allegedly resembling Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is an inside job from within the party itself to character-assassinate him, say analysts.Umno leaders, on the other hand, said they had nothing to gain and everything to lose if they had the tenacity to concoct a dirty political campaign against a top-ranking federal minister at this point in time, when Umno is at its lowest morale. |Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 15, 2019 @ 07:00

Azmin’s aide: Haziq admitted it is a conspiracy
Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, the man in the centre of the sex video saga, has purportedly told an aide to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali that he is a victim of a dirty political game to bring down the Economic Affairs Minister.|Read more >|
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June 14, 2019 

New Malaysia Govt: MoHR | Jun 14, 2019 @ 22:00

HR Ministry: No decision yet on report of Committee on Management of Foreign Workers

The Human Resources Ministry has denied a news report that the Cabinet has disagreed with the report by the Independent Committee on the Management of Foreign Workers and its suggestion to make it public.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New State Initiatives | Jun 14, 2019 @ 22:00

Melaka govt to offer micro-financing for small businesses next year, says chief minister

The Melaka state government, through Amanah Finance House Bhd, will offer micro-financing of between RM3,000 and RM50,000 to small businesses from early next year, said Chief Minister Adly Zahari.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH  | Jun 14, 2019 @ 18:45

No ban on e-ciggie sales yet, only more control, says Deputy Health Minister

The government has no plan to ban the sales of electronic cigarettes and vapes just yet, but will increase control to curb health risks related to the use of the smoking devices, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Illegal Waste | Jun 14, 2019 @ 17:00

Penang now has nearly 400 containers of imported plastic waste, says Customs

Penang now has 397 containers filled with plastic waste imported from 12 different countries, the Penang Customs Department revealed today.Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 14, 2019 @ 15:59

Haziq told me he was used as political pawn to bring down Azmin, claims Hilman
Muhammad Hilman Idham claims that Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz told him he was being used as a pawn to bring down Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoT  | Jun 14, 2019 @ 15:08

Loke: Disabled e-hailing drivers can apply for free PSV licence

Disabled drivers can start applying for a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence free of charge today.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Govt: KPDNHEP | Jun 14, 2019 @ 15:00

Ministry sticks to eight sugar importers for Sarawak, says competition is healthy

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will maintain its decision to grant eight sugar import permits for Sarawak food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers despite concerns from two sugar refiners in Peninsular Malaysia, Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MITI | Jun 14, 2019 @ 15:00

More Chinese firms show interest to invest in Malaysia: Deputy Minister

The on-going US-China trade war has spurred interest among Chinese companies to invest in Malaysia, says International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 14, 2019 @ 14:00

Azmin’s accuser asked repeatedly for his Sandakan poll plans, says Sabah PKR Youth leader

As PKR is hit by a sex scandal, its Sabah Youth deputy chief Blisson Zainuddin today disclosed that he was contacted multiple times by Haziq Aziz for Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s itinerary in the run-up to the Sandakan by-election.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Viewpoints: OTAI | Jun 14, 2019 @ 14:00

Azmin should go on leave pending sex video probe, say Reformasi veterans

A group of known PKR loyalists calling itself Otai Reformis 1998 today urged the government to place Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali on indefinite leave pending investigation into a video purportedly of him in a sex tryst with another man.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 14, 2019 @ 13:41

MCMC and cops form working committee to probe sex video
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has formed a cybercrime working committee together with the police to investigate the viral sex video implicating a minister and a deputy minister's aide.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 14, 2019 @ 13:32

Exclusive: Haziq’s father in shock, believes son is straight, not gay

The father of Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz says he had his son’s confession video on “repeat” hoping it was a fake clip.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Illegal Waste | Jun 14, 2019 @ 13:15

More containers filled with plastic waste found in Butterworth

The Penang Customs Department today revealed that another 132 containers filled with plastic waste imported from foreign countries were found at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT).|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints: OTAI | Jun 14, 2019 @ 12:31

Dr M should set date for leadership transition soon, says Otai Reformasi
Otai Reformasi is now pressuring Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to set a clear time frame to hand over the premiership to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who is expected to succeed as the country's eight prime minister by May next year.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Govt Programmes | Jun 14, 2019 @ 10:40

MySalam proof of govt’s concern for low-income group

The National Health Protection Scheme (MySalam) has been described as a proof of the government’s concern in reducing the burden of lower-income households (B40) in seeking health care.|Read more >|SunDaily

Skim Perlindungan Nasional B40 (mySalam) >

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 14, 2019 @ 09:55

Cabinet approves acquisition of US drones worth RM80 million

Cabinet has approved the acquisition of twelve ScanEagle drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), from the United States, valued at almost RM80 million.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 14, 2019 @ 08:27

Lokman Adam arrested by police

Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Adam, who was summoned by police yesterday to have his statement recorded over a report he lodged on a homosexual sex video allegedly involving two politicians, was arrested for obstructing police from executing its duties.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jun 14, 2019 @ 07:00

Loke: Use public transport to reduce subsidy
The government wants more people to use public transport so that it can reduce subsidies paid to bus companies, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia Govt: Resources | Jun 14, 2019 @ 00:30

Minister: Wildlife Dept to work with security forces to stop Malayan Tiger poaching

The Wildlife Protection and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) will cooperate with the police and armed forces in Ops Belang to check illegal hunting of the Malayan Tiger.|Read more >|Malaymail

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June 13, 2019 

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives | Jun 13, 2019 @ 23:38

RM130m for upgrading, building new sites for solid waste disposal in Sabah

The Federal Government has provided an allocation of about RM130 million to upgrade solid waste disposal sites in three districts in Sabah to further enhance the efficiency and management of solid waste in the state.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 13, 2019 @ 22:38

Different syndicates could have operated Wang Kelian camps, says VAT 69 commando

A VAT 69 Commando leader told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) probing the Wang Kelian human trafficking case that there was a possibility that the campsites could have been operated by different syndicates.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoA  | Jun 13, 2019 @ 20:38

RM44m allocated for Sabah, Sarawak hill paddy farmers: Salahuddin

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry has approved RM44 million for a subsidised fertilizer and poison for hill paddy (padi huma) farmers.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 13, 2019 @ 17:05

No proof of alleged cover-up, Wang Kelian RCI told

The Wang Kelian Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) was told today there was insufficient evidence to conclude that there was a coordinated cover-up by the authorities.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Scandal: MINDEF | Jun 13, 2019 @ 17:00

Defence Ministry lodges report with MACC over RM300m helicopters that were never delivered

The Defence Ministry today lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the purchase of six helicopters worth more than RM300 million in 2015, which have yet to be received by the Malaysian Armed Forces to date.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives | Jun 13, 2019 @ 16:41

MyBas to launch mobile application in August: Loke

The people in the state will be able to access the bus’ location and estimated time of arrival following the move by the MyBas Seremban service operator, Cityliner Sdn Bhd, to launch a mobile application in August.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt: MoF | Jun 13, 2019 @ 16:00

Finance Ministry expects over 41,200 new jobs with RM29.3b FDI injection in Q1

The government has approved a total of RM29.3 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) across all sectors for the first quarter of 2019, Lim Guan Eng announced today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Scandal: Azmin Ali | Jun 13, 2019 @ 15:21

Fund transfer document forged, Maybank to take action

Maybank has clarified that the fund transfer advise document being circulated online, which alleges a transfer of money to a federal minister using the bank’s account, was forged.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 13, 2019 @ 14:56

Special committee formed to monitor CPO prices: Teresa Kok

The federal government has formed a special joint committee headed by the Ministry of Primary Industries to monitor and ensure that crude palm oil (CPO) prices will remain stable when the country implements the B20 biodiesel fuel next year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 13, 2019 @ 14:28

PSC wants Latheefa to brief them on her 'mission and vision' as MACC chief
Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya will have to appear before Parliament's Special Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments, says its chairman William Leong.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 13:30

In new Facebook post, ‘Haziq’ claims Azmin to be video recorder

The man claiming to be Mohd Haziq Abdul Aziz resurfaced on Facebook today, alleging four past sexual encounters with Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and that the economic affairs minister had video-recorded them all.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 13:10

I met Haziq, says Azmin’s political secretary

Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s political secretary, Hilman Idham (pix), admits that a meeting took place between him and Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz, but has declined to reveal what the meeting was about.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 12:58

Azmin's political secretary lodges report over alleged sex videos

The political secretary to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, Muhammad Hillman Idham has lodged a police report on the sex videos allegedly linking the Economic Affairs Minister which had gone viral since Tuesday.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jun 13, 2019 @ 10:48

Female-only coaches now a must for KL-Seremban express bus route
The three express bus companies plying the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban route are now collectively required to provide eight daily trips exclusively for female passengers during the morning and evening peak hours.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Viewpoints: IPCMC | Jun 13, 2019 @ 09:23

IPCMC vital to prevent corruption in police force, says don

Policymakers need to push ahead with the implementation of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) to curb corruption in the police force.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 13, 2019 @ 09:00

'Health woes of Orang Asli date back to the 80s'

There is an urgent need to address the root causes of health deterioration among the Orang Asli in the country, following deaths in the Batek community in Kampung Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan recently.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | State Govt: PTMP | Jun 13, 2019 @ 08:13

Chow: PTMP is the only one project Penang island can afford physically

Mega projects planned for the state, such as the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) and Penang South Reclamation (PSR), may be modified, scaled down or even reviewed depending on the situation and change in circumstances.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:44

Videos allegedly linked to minister politically motivated: PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad described the recent spreading of sex videos allegedly linked to a minister, as having a political agenda.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:30

Dr M: If gutter politics continues, my turn as video victim may come after Azmin

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said last night that he may be the next victim if gutter politics continues in the country.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:13

Reshuffling is not something bad, says Chow

Penang may see minor reshuffling among few of its 11 state executive councillors, particularly Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, in the near future.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives | Jun 13, 2019

SABAH’S TAILOR-MADE CBET PROGRAMMES PROVEN EFFECTIVE: BEBC SABAH

Sabah has tailored the Community-Based Eco Tourism (CBET) according to its own specific programme and approaches, which has been proven to be effective.|Read more >|Sabah News Today

New Malaysia | Projects: State | Jun 13, 2019

Sibu Jaya-Lanang road project awarded, expected completion in two years

The Sibu Jaya-Lanang road project promised by the Barisan Nasional (BN) government during the last general election will be continued by the state government.|Read more >|Sarawak Tribune 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:13

Jail term, fine awaits those uploading, spreading porn on Internet: MCMC

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) warns all parties not to upload, distribute or share pornographic content on the Internet.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | State Govt: Bersatu | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:00

Trouble in Johor Bersatu
Trouble is brewing in Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia with internal rebellion against newly appointed chairman Mazlan Bujang.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:00

Haziq initially denied role in video
A close friend of Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz (pic) texted the latter after the sex video went viral and Haziq denied it was him.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Govt: MoE | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:00

Ministry: We need extra RM3bil for contract workers
The Education Ministry has sent a second letter (surat ulangan) to the Finance Ministry about the need for an extra RM3bil allocation to solve the issues faced by its contract workers.|Read more >|
TheStar

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 13, 2019 @ 07:00

Hidden hands behind sex rendezvous
Datuk Seri Azmin Ali must have lived through some of the worst two days of his life after being accused of being one of two men engaged in a sex act in a dimly lit hotel room in Sandakan.|Read more >|
TheStar

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In the News Snippets & Links 

June 12, 2019 

New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 12, 2019 @ 23:33

Anwar: Dr M ready to meet PSC over appointments
The Prime Minister is prepared to meet the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | New Initiatives: FT | Jun 12, 2019 @ 23:23

FT Ministry considers having Borneo Street

The Federal Territory Ministry is willing to look into the possibility of having a Borneo Street here to help promote products from Sabah and Sawarak, its minister Khalid Samad said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Govt: Bersatu | Jun 12, 2019 @ 23:30

Dr M: 13 out of 52, let this serve as a lesson to us all

With only 13 wins to its name in the last General Election (GE14), Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) members were told to let that serve as a lesson.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: Penang | Jun 12, 2019 @ 22:55

Penang govt endorses use of DoctorOnCall app

The Penang state government is encouraging the use of the DoctorOnCall app to help alleviate the problem of congestion at the Penang General Hospital.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 22:30

Lokman hits out at Umno leaders for defending Azmin over sex video scandal

Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam today criticised leaders of his own party for allegedly defending Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali over a sex scandal.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt: GE14 | Jun 12, 2019 @ 22:00

Election Court rules BN win in Jasin valid

Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah of Barisan Nasional remains the Member of Parliament for Jasin after the Election Court here today rejected a petition filed by Pakatan Harapan candidate for the seat in the 14th general election (GE14), Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | State Govt: Environment | Jun 12, 2019 @ 21:13

Penang to crack down on illegal plastic waste processing

The Penang government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said state Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 21:00

Anwar: No evidence PKR rivals behind sex videos targeting Azmin

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has insisted today that no PKR member is behind the gay sex videos released to attack his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Scandal: Azmin Ali | Jun 12, 2019 @ 20:36

UEM denies having account at Maybank KL main branch

UEM Group, in addressing false allegations against the company, says it does not have an account at Maybank Kuala Lumpur's main branch.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 20:00

Second wave of sex video, images out, less than two hours after Azmin’s denial

A new gay sex video and images targeting Datuk Seri Azmin Ali were released to the media and Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders this evening, barely two hours after the minister decried the personal attack against him.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: IGP | Jun 12, 2019 @ 20:47

IGP: Two years enough to reform force

Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said his two-year contract to lead the police is sufficient for him to reform and bring about positive changes.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 12, 2019 @ 20:17

Wang Kelian RCI: Trafficking continued after camps found

The Wang Kelian human trafficking syndicate could have been operating for several years before it was discovered by police in January 2015, based on post-mortems conducted on the victims.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 19:11

Cops will probe viral sex video, says Deputy IGP
Police will be conducting investigations into the viral sex video clip that is allegedly linked to a minister, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police  Datuk Mazlan Mansor|Read more >|
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New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 18:00

Tok Mat warns Umno members to stay away from sex video scandal

Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today urged his party not to get involved in a sex video scandal involving a man said to resemble a minister.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes | Jun 12, 2019 @ 17:41

B40 group urges govt to step up publicity on mySalam scheme

The B40 (low-income) group in the state has urged the government to step up publicity efforts on the national health insurance scheme (mySalam) to enable the targeted group to benefit from this initiative.|Read more >|SunDaily

Skim Perlindungan Nasional B40 (mySalam) >

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 17:31

Azmin breaks his silence, condemns allegations surrounding sex video
Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has broken his silence and condemned allegations that he is the individual pictured in a now-viral sex video.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia |RCI: Wang Kelian  | Jun 12, 2019 @ 17:09

Wang Kelian: Syndicate could have been operating years before bodies' discovery

The human trafficking syndicate in Wang Kelian, Perlis, could have been operating for several years before it was discovered by police in January 2015.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandal: Azmin Ali | Jun 12, 2019 @ 16:37

MACC to probe claims on Azmin’s overseas money

The Malaysian-Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) will investigate allegations that Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali stashed RM300 million abroad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives | Jun 12, 2019 @ 16:26

Over 8,000 sihat Johor cards have been distributed to B40 households - MB

Over 8,000 Sihat Johor health cards have been distributed to the B40 households within the state to enable them to seek treatment at registered panel clinics statewide.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 15:00

Is the political aide viral sex video confession real or a Deepfake?

A viral video depicting two men, one of whom resembles a local cabinet minister, has been making rounds on local news sources after the clip was uploaded to a WhatsApp group containing members of the media and several political party members on Monday morning.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 12, 2019 @ 13:33

Orang Asli deaths: Kampung Kuala Koh declared 'red zone'

Police have declared Kampung Kuala Koh, where several Oramg Asli from the Batek tribe died recently, a “red zone” area.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 13:15

The real Haziq not as built, Santubong PKR chief says of man in gay sex clip

The man named Mohd Haziq Abdul Aziz who claimed to have been in bed with a federal minister is likely an imposter, PKR division leader Ahmad Nazib Johari said amid widespread speculation over the identities of two people in a viral homosexual video.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 12, 2019 @ 13:00

Kelantan govt's ignorance of iron ore mining activity near Orang Asli settlement 'absurd', says deputy minister

Deputy Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji today said that it was impossible for the Kelantan state government to be unaware that there was an iron ore mining area near the settlement of Orang Asli of Batek tribe in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jun 12, 2019 @ 11:57

MCMC blocks website that posted sex video 'starring' minister
A portal which posted the viral sex video allegedly involving a man resembling a minister has been blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 11:11

PKR political bureau may discuss gay sex video

PKR may discuss the viral gay sex video and an aide’s related confession when its political bureau meets this evening.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MESTECC | Jun 12, 2019 @ 09:55

Pledge to end single-use plastics
Malaysia is strongly committed to adhere to the global effort in eradicating single-use plastics in two years.|
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New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 12, 2019 @ 09:33

'Kuala Koh free of pollution, radioactive contamination'

Checks by the Kelantan Fire and Rescue Department’s hazardous materials (Hazmat) team showed that several areas in Kuala Koh are free of pollution or radioactive contaminants.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 12, 2019 @ 09:00

Man confesses to homosexual video with purported minister

An individual by the name of Haziq Aziz this morning admitted to being the person in a sex video that went viral yesterday purported to involve a federal Pakatan Harapan minister.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: IPCMC | Jun 12, 2019 @ 08:27

'IPCMC will benefit cops and country'
Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador, who took office on May 3, has set his sights on restoring the "tainted image" of the police.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 12, 2019 @ 07:00

‘Address poverty among farmers to ensure food security’
Padi farmers must be brought out of poverty as a way to ensure food security, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|
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June 11, 2019 

New Malaysia | Reforms | Jun 11, 2019 @ 23:44

Bersih seeks funding to push for reforms

Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 seeks to raise RM1.4 million to help it continue its push for reforms to ensure clean and fair elections.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MINDEF | Jun 11, 2019 @ 23:27

Trespassing on 16 Mindef lands

As of last May, as many as 16 pieces of land owned by the Ministry of Defence have been trespassed.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: FT | Jun 11, 2019 @ 20:29

DBKL to conduct detailed study on Jalan Raja bazaar
City Hall will conduct a detailed study on the Jalan Raja Ramadan bazaar, which operated for the first time after it was relocated from its original site in Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman (Lorong TAR) recently.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO | Jun 11, 2019 @ 20:04

Former Melaka CM alleges successor has taken PM 'for a ride'
Former Melaka chief minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has criticised his successor Adly Zahari for allegedly taking Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad “for a ride”.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Govt: MoH | Jun 11, 2019 @ 19:22

Private clinic consultation fees to be increased by year-end

Patients need to fork out more when visiting private clinics nationwide by the end of the year once a review to the consultation fees is finalised and implemented.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Taman Rimba Kiara | Jun 11, 2019 @ 18:30

Cabinet to decide on Taman Rimba Kiara project - Khalid
The Federal Territories Ministry is awaiting Cabinet decision on the controversial Taman Rimba Kiara (TRK) development project.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 11, 2019 @ 18:01

Govt will look into IGP’s call on policemen’s salaries: PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will looking into Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador’s recommendation that the salaries of lower ranked policemen be raised.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 17:49

Anwar meets Dr M, discusses Latheefa's appointment as MACC chief
PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim met Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to discuss several issues, including the recent appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 17:30

No need to amend existing MACC Act, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker

There is no need to amend Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to improve the procedure for the appointment of the MACC chief commissioner, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 17:30

Johor DAP man urges PSC to review procedures involving top civil service appointments

Johor DAP state committee member Dr Boo Cheng Hau today urged the parliamentary select committee (PSC) on major public appointments to empower itself by setting a new and higher standard in terms of top civil servants’ integrity.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt: IGP | Jun 11, 2019 @ 17:00

IGP: Corruption in police force a ‘major sin’ that must be stamped out

Eliminating elements of corruption in the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is a priority and the first step to be given attention in strengthening the police force, said Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New State Policies | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:51

Selangor govt to collect 20 sen plastic bag charge
Soon, hypermarkets and supermarkets in the state will not be allowed to keep the 20 sen that they charge per plastic bag.|
Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:49

Speaker: Latheefa's appointment a done deal but PSC can still call her up
While the appointment of Latheefa Koya (pic) as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief is a "done deal", the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments can still call her to appear before it, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Viewpoints | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:48

Orang Asli activist calls for Felda-style scheme for the community

An Orang Asli activist has suggested that the federal government explore the possibility of introducing a land cultivation scheme similar to the Felda and Felcra plantation schemes, but for the Orang Asli community.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:35

KL Monorail: Three 4-coach trains in August to ease crowds

Three four-coach KL Monorail trains will begin operating in August to cater to demand.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt: FT | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:30

Under-fire minister explains why FT needs YWP, and how foundation works

The much-maligned Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) is a necessary vehicle that acts to both raise funds and distribute welfare aid for residents of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan, Khalid Samad said today amid calls for the foundation’s abolition.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 11, 2019 @ 16:00

Homosexual sex video featuring minister circulating online? First I’ve heard of it, PM says

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he knows nothing about a homosexual video clip circulating on social media that allegedly features one of his Cabinet members.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 15:42

PM: PSC for major public appointments cannot function legally
The current Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) set up for major public appointments cannot function legally.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO | Jun 11, 2019 @ 15:39

Umno's Lokman lodges report over gay sex clips allegedly involving Pakatan politician
Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam has lodged a police report over three video clips showing a supposed politician engaging in sexual acts with another man.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | Govt: Economy | Jun 11, 2019 @ 15:36

Govt to simplify investment processes to reduce cost of doing business

The government aims to spur economic growth by reducing the cost of doing business, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives | Jun 11, 2019 @ 13:30

As subsidies weigh, EAC eyes ways to boost rice farmers’ efficiency

Poverty among the country’s 200,000 paddy farmers was a priority in the Economic Action Council’s third-ever meeting here today, with the government pledging to find ways to raise their standard of living.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019 @ 13:30

PAS Youth chief suggests Pakatan headed for trouble as Dr M goes own way

The Pakatan Harapan government is headed towards inevitable difficulty, PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi asserted, citing public disagreements within the pact.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Fuel Subsidy | Jun 11, 2019 @ 13:30

PM: Targeted petrol subsidy still at data-gathering stage

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the federal government is still “collecting data” for the planned targeted fuel subsidy, with just one month left to its own July deadline.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | State Govt: Housing | Jun 11, 2019 @ 12:13

Focus on building more affordable homes, Jagdeep reminds Penang developers
Properties priced RM500,000 and beyond are difficult to sell in Penang, a state executive councillor said today amid report that there are 3,502 unsold properties in the state last year.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: PSC | Jun 11, 2019 @ 12:13

Parliamentary committee: We monitor but can't interfere with govt appointments
The Select Committee on Major Public Appointments is adamant on meeting with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad despite the PM saying the decision behind Latheefa Koya's appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief was final.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 11, 2019 @ 09:30

Health minister: Tests disprove Gua Musang Orang Asli have TB, rat urine disease

The mysterious symptoms ailing several Batek Orang Asli in Gua Musang, Kelantan are not from either tuberculosis (TB) or leptospiroris, better known as rat urine disease, Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MoE | Jun 11, 2019 @ 08:27

Revisit policies to attract high-quality investments from E&E firms, says Mustapa
The government needs to revisit several policies on promoting Malaysia as a preferred destination for high-quality investments in the electrical and electronics (E&E) sector, said Special Parliamentary Select Committee on the Budget chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.|
Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Projects: KXP | Jun 11, 2019 @ 07:00

‘Govt must study airport plans first’
It is the government’s job to assess proposals to build ports and airports from the private sector, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia | MACC Chief Appointment | Jun 11, 2019

Latheefa should expedite Sabah cases – Bumburing

Now that the Prime Minster has put to rest the controversy on the appointment of Latheefa Beebi Koya as the new chief of Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), she should be given the chance to do her work and bring MACC to a new level.|Read more >|BorneoPost