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PELAN JANA SEMULA EKONOMI NEGARA (PENJANA) 5 JUN 2020 

June 20, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 202020 @ 21:00

Ministry to help production houses with Penjana loans

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry will be focusing on assisting local production houses to produce more movies and dramas in the next six months, through soft loans totalling RM100 million under the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana).|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 202020 @ 15:00

Four million domestic users get three months’ free electricity supply

A total of four million or 52.2% of domestic users of electricity with a monthly bill of up to RM77 or 300kWh usage will enjoy free supply for three months under the Bantuan Prihatin Elektrik scheme.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 202020 @ 14:00

TNB suspends electricity disconnection until Sept 20

Consumers most affected by a surge in electricity consumption charges during the Movement Control Order (MCO) are those whose tariff block was between 301 and 600 kilowatt hour (kWh), said Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Chini by-election | Jun 202020 @ 12:00

Three-cornered fight in Chini by-election

The Chini state by-election on July 4 is a three-cornered fight between Barisan Nasional (BN) and two independent candidates, said returning officer Datuk Zaliza Zulkipli.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 202020 @ 09:00

School reopening management guidelines finalised

The Ministry of Education (MOE), Rural Development Ministry and National Unity Ministry today finalised the preschool reopening management guidelines.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Jun 202020 @ 07:00

Mega projects in Penang to go ahead

Penang will go ahead with its mega projects under the RM46bil Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) and also the RM100mil Penang Hill cable car project even without funding from the Federal Government.State Works Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said everything was still on schedule and any delay was only because of the Covid-19 movement control order.|Read more >|TheStar

June 19, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 192020 @ 22:00

Dr Mahathir: Meaningless to discuss PM candidate if no support from Malay MPs

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the prime minister candidate is secondary when compared to winning the Parliamentary majority.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 192020 @ 20:00

Non-pensionable Armed Forces veterans urged to register with JHEV for assistance

All non-pensionable veterans of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) who have yet to register with the ATM Veterans Affairs Department (JHEV) should do so to benefit from the various aid in cash and kind to be disbursed to them.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 192020 @ 19:00

DAP, Amanah urge PKR to ‘return to consensus’ on Dr M as PM

DAP and Amanah today urged PKR to return to Pakatan Harapan’s consensus to back Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the ninth prime minister if Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim fails to achieve majority support in parliament.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | Jun 192020 @ 19:00

Umno and three others to get back RM194m seized by MACC

The government has failed in its bid to forfeit over RM194 million seized by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from Umno, Wanita MCA and two companies.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 192020 @ 15:00

Home Ministry personnel's incentive payments to be extended

The government will extend incentive payments for 1,200 Home Ministry personnel and officers serving at 98 facilities in rural areas nationwide.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 192020 @ 15:00

PKR rejects Dr Mahathir but leaves open channel of discussion as long as Anwar the PM candidate

The PKR central leadership council (MPP) today rejected the suggestion that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad be nominated as Pakatan Plus’ prime minister candidate, saying it will stick by its president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 192020 @ 13:00

8,000 Sabah PKR members leave party

Up to 8,000 members, or five per cent of Sabah PKR's total membership of 170,000, left the party today.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 192020 @ 09:00

Sarawak PKR reaffirms support for Anwar as PM candidate

Sarawak PKR today said it wants party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to be the candidate for prime minister in the event Patakan Harapan (PH) takes back the federal government from Perikatan Nasional (PN).|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 192020 @ 09:00

Selangor govt deferring land premium payments, exempting property rentals for May

The Selangor government extended the period for the payment of land premiums and the exemption of rent for premises owned by local authorities as an initiative to restore the state’s economy following the Covid-19 outbreak.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Jun 192020 @ 09:00

'Buying local goods will help firms survive'

EARLIER this month, the government rolled out the Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) to rejuvenate the economy, which was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Jun 192020 @ 07:00

National Unity Advisory Council set up

The National Unity Ministry has set up the National Unity Advisory Council (MPPN) to advise the government on matters of unity and national reconciliation efforts.|Read more >|TheStar

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PELAN JANA SEMULA EKONOMI NEGARA (PENJANA) 5 JUN 2020 

June 18, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 182020 @ 19:00

PKR Youth will no longer support Mahathir as PM candidate

Angkatan Muda Keadilan (AMK) today announced that they will no longer give their support to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for prime minister as they have lost confidence in his leadership.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 182020 @ 16:00

FT Ministry targets 500 to 1,000 jobs for the homeless

If you find yourself homeless in the capital city, do call the City Hall or the Labour Department for assistance in getting jobs.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 182020 @ 15:00

Pakatan to reconvene later this week over leadership issue

Pakatan Harapan (PH) will set another deadline this week to resolve the leadership deadlock that has stunted discussions among the Opposition parties.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Scandals: P Anthony | Jun 182020 @ 15:00

Peter Anthony claims trial to abetting CBT involving over RM15.5 million

Sabah Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony today pleaded not guilty at the Special Corruption Court here to a charge of abetment in a criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving the purchase of Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) land worth RM15,545,400 six years ago.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 182020 @ 15:00

Tun M's termination as Bersatu chairman still valid

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's termination as Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) chairman still stands.|Read more >|NST

June 17, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 172020 @ 16:00

Report: With only four-MP majority, Muhyiddin eyeing snap polls by March 2021

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is reportedly planning for a snap general election likely in the first quarter of next year, Tokyo-based Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) reported today citing anonymous sources close to the prime minister.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jun 172020 @ 07:00

MYNIC help businesses preparing for global digital economy

MYNIC is offering a digital marketing training programme to bring offline businesses online towards a global digital economy market.|Read more >|TheStar

June 16, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 162020 @ 22:00

On ‘deadline’ evening, Pakatan says still undecided about PM candidate

Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) discussion on its prime minister candidate is still ongoing, its chief secretary Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said tonight amid a self-imposed deadline of this evening to decide.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Jun 162020 @ 16:00

Education Ministry relaunches digital learning platform with help from Apple, Google and Microsoft

Education has been severely disrupted due to the pandemic, but this accelerated the adoption of digital learning with teachers using technology to engage with students at home. To help with this effort, the Ministry of Education has collaborated with tech giants Google, Microsoft and Apple to revamp its year-old digital learning platform DELIMa. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Jun 162020 @ 15:00

Muhyiddin launches digital dashboard linking 53 ministries, agencies

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today launched a digital dashboard that is capable of linking data from 53 ministries and agencies that are involved in the implementation of the planned stimulus packages worth RM295 billion.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Scandals: I Samad | Jun 162020 @ 08:00

Isa Samad freed on one CBT charge, to enter defence on nine corruption charges

The High Court here today ordered former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad to enter defence on nine corruption charges amounting to RM3 million in connection with the purchase of Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites (MPHS) by Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FICSB), six years ago.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 162020 @ 11:00

Sarawak to restart tourism activities from tomorrow

Specific tourism, arts and cultural activities will be allowed in Sarawak effective June 17, during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), state Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 162020 @ 08:00

Cabbies told to renew expired driver’s cards to receive RM600 aid entitlement

The Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) advises taxi drivers who have not renewed their expired driver’s cards to do so in order to facilitate the distribution of the one-off RM600 Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) aid.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 162020 @ 06:00

#DemiMalaysiA campaign for Dr Mahathir, Anwar to reconcile as Pakatan decides next move today

Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters have taken to social media since yesterday to plead for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to bury the hatchet yet again and work together against the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 162020 

TYT has discretion in appointing CM, dissolving State Assembly

The recent media reports of potential party switching for the purposes of creating a new “majority” warrant clarification on the legal process by which a Chief Minister is appointed by the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri.|Read more >|Borneo Post

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PELAN JANA SEMULA EKONOMI NEGARA (PENJANA) 5 JUN 2020 

June 15, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 152020 @ 23:00

Report: Azmin and co registering new party, as Bersatu yet to accept them

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and several other MPs aligned with him have submitted an application to register a new political party, The Star reported today quoting an anonymous source within the group.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 152020 @ 16:00

Preschools, kindergartens to reopen on July 1: Ismail Sabri

The government has agreed to reopen preschools and kindergartens from July 1, according to Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, during today’s press conference on the RMCO.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 152020 @ 15:00

Ismail Sabri: All FT mosques, suraus not in Covid-19 hotspots may resume normal operations

Authorities have decided to permit mosques and suraus (prayer halls) outside of Covid-19 red zones in the Federal Territories to restart their normal operations, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 152020 @ 10:00

Education minister says schools will be inspected to ensure Covid-19 preventive measures work

Education Ministry officials at all levels will regulatory inspect schools at random to gauge the efficacy of the standard operating procedures (SOP) to contain Covid-19 when they reopen.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 152020 @ 09:00

Update your resume, Penjanakerjaya starts today

The Hiring Incentive Programme, PenjanaKerjaya, commences today to promote job creation and increase employment prospects.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: IRB | Jun 152020 @ 07:00

Indirect savings through income tax

As Malaysia is hit by the Covid-19 pandemic that has greatly impacted people from all walks of life, there are those among us who need government assistance more than ever. Some are even forced to rely on financial assistance from the government to help them get by, with numerous lives affected by a sudden loss of income.|Read more >|TheStar

June 14, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHA | Jun 142020 @ 19:00

Moha plans to only use IMM13 for standardisation purpose

The Ministry of Home Affairs (Moha) intends to standardise the documentation of foreign nationals from the Philippines in Sabah by using only using one document, namely, IMM13, as among the strategies to facilitate identification of illegal immigrants (Pati) from that country.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jun 142020 @ 11:00

Good support for proposal to impose heavier penalties on drunk drivers: Wee

The move to amend the Road Transport Act 1987 (Act 333) to provide for heavier punishment against reckless drivers and those driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is getting support because it transcends racial, religious and political interests, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 142020 @ 09:00

Relief package targeted for home users

As part of the plan to ease the burden of customers due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is offering the Easy Payment Plan (EPP) for your electricity bills that have been issued.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 12th Malaysia Plan | Jun 142020 @ 09:00

Govt needs more time to review 12th Malaysia Plan

The postponement of the tabling of the 12th Malaysia Plan (RMK-12) will allow the government to relook several economic targets and plans, says an expert.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 142020 @ 09:00

Education Senior Minister explains SOPs for schools' reopening

When the Movement Control Order came into force on March 18, schools were immediately closed to ensure the health and safety of students and teachers.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 142020

Application for Young Agropreneur Grant open year round now

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry has now opened the application for Young Agropreneur Grant throughout the year instead of selected months before this to encourage more young people to continue developing the national food industry.|Read more >|Borneo Post

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jun 142020 @ 07:00

No online voting just yet, says Saifuddin

Using an online voting system may be possible for future elections but there are other priorities that must be resolved first, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 132020 @ 22:00

Passport application at UTC to resume on June 15

All Immigration Department (JIM) passport application offices at Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) will restart operation on June 15 (Monday).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 132020 @ 21:00

Govt implements initiatives to help re-employment of locals

The Ministry of Human Resources is committed to assist the re-employment of local job seekers who have been terminated following the Covid-19 outbreak.|Read more >|SunDaily

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PELAN JANA SEMULA EKONOMI NEGARA (PENJANA) 5 JUN 2020 

June 10, 2020

New Malaysia | Fuel Subsidy | Jun 102020 @ 11:00

Ministry says ceiling prices for petrol, diesel still in force

The ceiling retail prices for fuel is still in force and the government did not rescind the price control order on RON95 petrol and diesel.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: M Aman | Jun 102020 @ 12:00

AG outlines factors that led to Musa’s freedom from prosecution

An affidavit affirmed by former Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail was a factor that won Tan Sri Musa Aman his freedom from prosecution on 43 corruption charges.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 102020 @ 11:00

New RMCO rules vs CMCO rules: Water theme parks, karaoke centres, playgrounds in malls not allowed

Malaysia will be starting its recovery movement control order (RMCO) today, which is a new phase that offers more relaxed rules for Malaysians in line with the improving Covid-19 situation in the country.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Scandals: M Aman | Jun 102020 @ 07:00

AGC cites Gani’s affidavit among factors in dropping case

The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) defended its decision to withdraw the charges against former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman, citing an affidavit by former AG Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail as one of the main factors.|Read more >|TheStar

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June 13, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH | Jun 132020 @ 21:00

Health Ministry still upholding smoking ban at eateries in Malaysia, says deputy minister

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has not stopped enforcing the smoking ban at eateries and enhancing the campaign to ensure the public’s health and well-being, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 132020 @ 16:00

Deputy Women chief Dr Daroyah, 48 others quit PKR

PKR deputy Women and Kapar division chief Dr Daroyah Alwi today quit the party and resigned from her position as the party’s deputy Women chief and Selangor Women chief.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 132020 @ 09:00

With Penjana, job seekers can expand skill set

With Penjana, job seekers can expand skill set|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: SOCSO | Jun 132020 @ 09:00

Socso CEO explains how Penjana aids employers, employees

Social Security Organisation chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohamad explains how its initiatives under Penjana will help employers and employees|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Petronas-Sarawak disputes | Jun 132020 @ 08:00

Sarawak SST: Petronas in the process of withdrawing appeal, says Abang Johari

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) is in the process of withdrawing their appeal against a High Court’s decision last March to dismiss their application for the court to declare the Sarawak State Sales Tax imposed of them as null and void.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 132020 @ 08:00

Dewan Rakyat calendar amended, third meeting postponed to Nov 2-Dec 15

Several amendments have been made to the Dewan Rakyat calendar with the third meeting of the Dewan Rakyat being postponed to new dates from Nov 2 to Dec 15.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 132020 @ 07:00

Sources say ‘Pakatan Plus’ mulling Anwar as DPM candidate with Shafie, but will he accept?

In the last week or so, Pakatan Harapan (PH) and its allies have seemingly been rejuvenated with hope that it may have turned the tide in garnering the majority in the Parliament after the Perikatan Nasional (PN) took over Putrajaya in March.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 132020 @ 07:00

INTERACTIVE: From KL to Kinabatangan, a look at Malaysia's crime per capita

INTERACTIVE: From KL to Kinabatangan, a look at Malaysia's crime per capita|Read more >|TheStar

June 12, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 122020 @ 23:00

Saifuddin sets up special unit to provide free legal advice for M40, B40 groups in Indera Mahkota

The Indera Mahkota member of parliament office has set up a Special Legal Aid Unit which will provide free legal advice for the M40 and B40 groups.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 122020 @ 19:00

Tabling of Budget 2021 deferred to Nov 6, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker

The tabling of Budget 2021 has been deferred from Friday, Oct 2, 2020, to Friday, Nov 6, 2020, said Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 19:00

PM to pave way for year-end snap poll, says report

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is preparing for a snap election by the end of the year, Singapore’s Straits Times newspaper said, as he seeks a firm mandate amid uncertainty over how much support he has in Parliament.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 18:00

Pakatan Plus expected to announce PM candidate by Tuesday (June 16), says Fahmi

|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 16:00

Report: Snap polls talk gains momentum in Malaysia

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is looking to call snap polls as early as this year to end doubts over his mandate amid accusations that his Perikatan Nasional (PN) government is a “backdoor” one that lacks a parliamentary majority, The Straits Times reported today.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 11:00

Dr M sarcastically suggests forming new party for those who want to enrich themselves

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) has sarcastically said he would like to form a new party, one that is specifically meant for Malays who only want to enrich themselves.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jun 122020 @ 10:00

Singapore to extend VEP validity for M'sian-registered vehiles

The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) will automatically extend the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) validity period for all Malaysia-registered cars and motorcycles for another three months to Sept 30, 2020.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 122020 @ 09:00

All types of markets in Selangor to reopen in stages from June 15 - MB

Morning markets, open markets, night markets and bazaars in Selangor will be allowed to reopen in stages beginning June 15, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 06:00

After three months of MCO, what does Dr Mahathir’s camp of 115 MPs look like now?

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad presented in February a list of 115 MPs purportedly backing him to be sworn in as prime minister for the third time after a political crisis, but how have things changed?|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 122020 @ 07:00

Anwar: 107 backing us does not include independents

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says the 107 MPs he cited as supporting “Pakatan Plus” do not include independent lawmakers or other parties that did not attend a high-level Opposition meeting on June 9.|Read more >|TheStar

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PELAN JANA SEMULA EKONOMI NEGARA (PENJANA) 5 JUN 2020 

June 11, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jun 112020 @ 19:00

'28 days of 0 infection before Malaysia is declared Covid-19 free'

Malaysia will declare itself free of Covid-19 when the country records zero new cases of infection for 28 consecutive days.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 112020 @ 17:00

No Haj for Malaysians this year due to Covid-19, Putrajaya says

The government has announced today its decision to postpone the Muslim pilgrimage of Haj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia for Malaysian citizens this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Jun 112020 @ 17:00

Penang reduces price ceiling for overhang units by 20%-40%: Jagdeep

Starting today, foreign buyers can expect cheaper property units in Penang as the ceiling price for overhang stratified and landed properties in the state has been reduced by between 20% and 40%.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 RMCO | Jun 112020 @ 17:00

Flights, public transport can operate at full volume

Public transportations and flights can now begin operating at full capacity, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Assistance | Jun 112020 @ 16:00

June 18 deadline for school bus and van operators to register for one-off cash aid

School bus and van operators in the state are advised to register with the Sarawak Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) before June 18 to get the RM600 one-off financial aid under the Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jun 112020 @ 15:00

Refund refusal: New law to deal with businesses

A new law will be introduced to deal with business operators who refuse to refund their clients after the cancellation of events such as weddings during the Movement Control Order (MCO), Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: P Anthony | Jun 112020 @ 13:00

Sabah Minister slapped with five money laundering charges

Sabah Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony was slapped with five counts of mRoney laundering charges amounting to RM8.75 million at the Sessions Court, here, today.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 112020 @ 12:00

Fresh leak of February Bersatu meeting suggests PM’s resignation was preplanned

Yet another leak purportedly from the Bersatu supreme council meeting on February 23 contained discussions of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation as the prime minister for a realignment of the ruling parties at the time.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Scandals: P Anthony | Jun 112020 @ 10:00

Peter Anthony at Kota Kinabalu court to face money laundering charges

Sabah Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony (pix) arrived at the Kota Kinabalu Court complex here to face money laundering charges involving the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Facts and Stats | Jun 112020 @ 07:00

Malaysia's drink driving problem: How big is it? What the numbers actually say

Drink driving has recently become a hot topic again in Malaysia, following a spate of fatal road accidents involving drivers suspected of driving while intoxicated with alcohol.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Jun 112020 @ 07:00