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June 21, 2019 

New Malaysia PM Succession | Jun 21, 2019 @ 23:31

Dr M: I made a promise, and I'll keep to my promise

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reiterates today that he will keep to his promise with regard to passing the baton to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Highway Takeovers | Jun 21, 2019 @ 23:30

Putrajaya to buy four toll highways in Klang Valley for RM4.5b

The government is in the process of purchasing four toll highways for RM4.5 billion.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia PM Succession | Jun 21, 2019 @ 23:27

Dr Mahathir vows to put house in order before stepping down

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has vowed not to leave Malaysia in shambles when he eventually steps down as prime minister.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF | Jun 21, 2019 @ 23:00

Sarawak govt will go bankrupt in three years with current budget, Guan Eng says

DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng tonight claimed that the state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government will go bankrupt in three years’ time due to its large State Budget.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MESTECC | Jun 21, 2019 @ 21:58

Committee to investigate cause of breathing difficulty cases: Mestecc

The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc) via the Department of Environment (DOE) has activated the monitoring coordination committee to identify the cause behind breathing difficulty cases involving pupils in Pasir Gudang.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 21, 2019 @ 23:27

Dr M: Trade, economic policies maintained despite change of govt

Malaysia has maintained its trade and economic policies, and friendship with other countries, despite undergoing the first change of government in 61 years, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PM Succession | Jun 21, 2019 @ 19:30

The debt is something I want to fix before stepping down: Tun M

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will continue to focus on reducing the country’s debts before ending his tenure as prime minister for the second time.|Read more >|SunDaily

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June 21, 2019 

New Malaysia Opposition: PAS | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:40

Pas shifts focus to the economy, unity, while working on cooperation with Umno

Pas has turned its focus to drawing up strategies to boost the country’s economy and protect the interests of the people, while working on formal cooperation with Umno.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:30

Dr M: Govt will streamline laws to boost foreign investment

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government will streamline rules, regulations and laws pertaining to business in the country in order to facilitate investment from foreign countries.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:24

Umno to face MACC in court over frozen funds

Umno is ready to challenge the civil forfeiture applications filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ostensibly to recover 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds allegedly transferred to the party and others.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Scandals: MINDEF Land | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:20

Hishammuddin to give statement over land swap deals to MACC on Sunday

Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pix) is expected to give his statement on the ministry’s land swap deal to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) this Sunday.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Scandals: MINDEF Land | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:01

Najib may be called by MACC over armed forces land swap deals

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) may call up former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in the course of investigations into swap deals involving land belonging to the Defence Ministry.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 21, 2019 @ 16:56

Uniform fatwa and syariah laws means fairness for all

There must be uniform fatwas and syariah laws which would ensure fairness to all parties, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 17:00

Johor Umno claims MACC civil forfeiture suit politically-motivated, to shore up support for Pakatan

Johor Umno deputy chief Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed today criticised the civil forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), describing it as a politically-motivated move to bring down Umno.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Najb's SRC Trial 2 | Jun 21, 2019 @ 15:59

SRC trial: 26 documents with about 200 pages served to defence team

The prosecution in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial of three money-laundering charges involving RM27MIL of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds has served 26 documents containing over 200 pages related to the trial to the defence team.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoH | Jun 21, 2019 @ 15:36

Orang Asli children to benefit from food programme: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry (KKM) will cooperate with the Education Ministry and the Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) to ensure the Orang Asli, especially children, obtain sufficient nutrients.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | Jun 21, 2019 @ 15:17

Special task force to track and recover overseas assets related to 1MDB, SRC

A special task force will be set up for Malaysia to track and recover nearly US$5 billion (RM20.7 billion) worth of overseas assets related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and SRC International Sdn Bhd (SRC), according to Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 21, 2019 @ 15:11

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Dr Mahathir’s succession plan

Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within the ruling coalition and raised concerns of a turbulent transition from the 93-year-old leader.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Najb's SRC Trial 2 | Jun 21, 2019 @ 15:00

AG requests another postponement to complete SRC trial

The prosecution team in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysian Development Bhd (1MDB) cases today requested for another postponement of the trial which have earlier been fixed by the High Court.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 21, 2019 @ 14:48

Jealousy is reason behind lewd sex video, says PKR Youth member

A PKR member today described the lewd sex video scandal as an attack by parties jealous of PKR Deputy President Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Opposition | Jun 21, 2019 @ 14:00

Umno-PAS steering committee meeting to take place next month, says Tok Mat

Umno and PAS will hold a steering committee meeting on July 12 between its leaders to discuss the findings of the technical committee chaired by the vice-presidents of both sides, said Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 21, 2019 @ 13:59

Chow: Penang LRT alignment will not affect mosque

There is no truth to claims on social media that the proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) alignment will affect Masjid Jamek and its burial grounds in Sungai Nibong Besar, says Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 13:44

Money Umno received from 1MDB all used up, forfeited party funds are clean, claims Tok Mat

The money Umno received from 1MDB has all been used up, and the funds currently forfeited by the Malaysian Anti-Commission Corruption should be returned as it is "clean party funds", claims Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia 1MDB | Jun 21, 2019 @ 13:24

Value of misappropriated 1MDB assets sought by Msia rises to US$5 billion

Malaysia is looking to recover about US$5 billion (RM20.75 billion) worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 13:17

Named in 1MDB civil forfeiture, Sabah Umno, PBRS agree to cooperate

Two Sabah political entities, which are among the 41 respondents in a civil forfeiture suit to recover RM270mil related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), have expressed readiness to cooperate.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 13:00

MACC’s full list: The 41 recipients of the RM270m 1MDB money from Najib’s account

Automotive firm Naza Quest, textile giant Jakel Trading and popular jeweller Habib Jewels are among 41 recipients that were named by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today as having benefited from scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | Jun 21, 2019 @ 12:29

MACC: RM919mil recovered so far in 1MDB scandal

The government has recovered RM919mil worth of assets related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) since investigations began last year.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia 1MDB: Frozen Funds | Jun 21, 2019 @ 12:17

MACC files applications against 41 to recover RM270mil 1MDB money

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has filed civil forfeiture applications against 41 people and entities, including Umno, to recover RM270 million allegedly taken from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Opposition: PAS | Jun 21, 2019 @ 11:00

Hadi: PAS-Umno ties won’t jeopardise non-Muslim rights

PAS and Umno’s political cooperation is only meant to protect Islamic interests but not at any cost to non-Muslims, the Islamist president said at his party’s 65th annual congress here today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt: Taxes | Jun 21, 2019 @ 10:09

'Malaysia lost RM5b to illicit cigarette trade last year'

The illicit cigarette trade cost Malaysia almost RM4.8 billion in excise duties last year.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | KKK Orang Asli Deaths | Jun 21, 2019 @ 08:04

43 cases of measles recorded among Kuala Koh Orang Asli community

A total of 43 out of 113 cases involving the Orang Asli community from the Batek tribe in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, have been found to be positive for measles, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 21, 2019 @ 08:00

Johor government probes Pasir Gudang air pollution claims

Authorities will investigate if liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fumes has made 15 students sick in Pasir Gudang, despite tests showing normal air quality, a state executive councillor said.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 21, 2019 @ 07:00

Mud-slinging shows cracks in PKR Youth

Senior members of the PKR Youth movement have engaged in mud-slinging and made contradictory statements over the sex video implicating PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: Bersatu | Jun 21, 2019 @ 07:00

Signs of internal party turmoil in Melaka Bersatu

After Johor, internal party strife is also rumbling in Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) here.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 21, 2019 @ 00:28

PKR members cautioned against repeating unsubstantiated claims

PKR members have been cautioned against making statements based on unsubstantiated claims and told to respect the decisions of the party leadership.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 21, 2019 @ 00:15

Why the double standards? Azmin asks PKR

Embattled PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today questioned double standards after the party’s disciplinary board advised members against baselessly criticising the leadership.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Lynas | Jun 21, 2019 @ 00:12

Group lodges police report on alleged water contamination by Lynas

A group that has been engaged in a years-long battle against Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd has lodged a police report against the rare earths processing company over allegations of water contamination.|Read more >|SunDaily

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June 20, 2019 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 22:30

Anwar tells PM he sympathises with Azmin, but can’t simply finger mastermind

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today he shared with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad his sympathy for minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali over the latter’s sex video scandal.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia KKK Orang Asli Deaths | Jun 20, 2019 @ 21:01

Health Minister pledges probe into claims Bateq treated 'only slightly better than animals'

The Health Ministry has pledged to look into allegations that its nurses had treated members of the Orang Asli Bateq tribe in Gua Musang, Kelantan, with disdain during their community health visits.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Opposition: UMNO | Jun 20, 2019 @ 19:51

Issue of which party leading Opposition does not arise, says Umno Youth

The issue of which party leading the Opposition coalition does not arise because Umno and PAS had established a main and technical committee to formalise their political cooperation, says Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints: Illegal Plastics | Jun 20, 2019 @ 19:57

Blanket ban on plastic waste will affect legal recyclers: Industry players

A blanket ban on plastic waste as called by a consumer association will hurt law-abiding plastics recyclers, as well as drive them out of business, says industry players.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MCMC | Jun 20, 2019 @ 19:52

RM10-RM44 discounts for prepaid, postpaid and fixed lines for OKU: Gobind

Persons with disabilities (OKU) are now eligible for discounts between RM10 and RM15 for mobile prepaid and postpaid services, and between RM10 and RM44 for specific fixed line packages as well.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Case of the Missing Duo | Jun 20, 2019 @ 18:25

Members of special task force on Pastor Koh and Amri to be announced soon, says Muhyiddin

The names of members of the special task force to investigate the kidnappings of Pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat will be announced soon, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Reforms: Labour Laws | Jun 20, 2019 @ 18:10

MTUC seeks UN's help to get Malaysia to reform labour laws

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) are seeking the help of the United Nations in an attempt to reform a labour law involving local and foreign workers.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 17:05

Haziq sacked as deputy minister's aide over 'unethical' confession

The Primary Industries Ministry has sacked Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz as a senior private secretary to its deputy minister, Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Govt: MH17 | Jun 20, 2019 @ 16:41

PM: Produce proof Russia responsible for MH17 downing

Malaysia wants ironclad proof that Russia actually shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 five years ago which killed 298 people.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 16:30

PM: Sex video scandal political ploy, no need for Azmin to go on leave

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today there is no need for Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to go on leave despite investigations into the latter’s alleged sex video scandal, calling the matter a political ploy against the Economic Affairs Minister.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Viewpoints: NAP | Jun 20, 2019 @ 16:21

Upcoming NAP may bring some uncertainties to auto sector: MIDF research

The upcoming National Automotive Policy (NAP) could bring about some uncertainties to the local automotive sector, as it could involve measures to support a potential third national car, according to MIDF Research.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 15:56

PKR leader: Entire sex video saga was to make Anwar look bad

The entire purpose of the sex video saga is to make Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim look bad by insinuating that he was the one behind the videos, says Penang PKR vice chairman Jason Ong Khan Lee.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives | Jun 20, 2019 @ 15:54

Perak kicks off food bank in schools to tackle food wastage

With the aim of tackling food wastage, the State government today launched the ‘Perak Food Bank’ programme that will initially involve 111 primary schools in the Kinta Utara and Kinta Selatan districts here.|Read more >|SunDaily

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

Ministry mulls tax rebate for parents joining parenting courses

The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is looking at a tax rebate initiative as an incentive to entice parents to join parenting courses.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MH17 | Jun 20, 2019 @ 15:31

West blamed Russia before MH17 debris examined, says PM

The West has blamed Russia before the debris of MH17 could be examined, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHr | Jun 20, 2019 @ 14:13

M'sia eyes working with Japan on technical and vocational training

Malaysia has held discussions with the Japanese government on collaboration on issues relating to labour and technical and vocational education training (TVET), says the Human Resource Minister.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 13:25

Azmin and I kept our affair and work separate: Haziq

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz claims that he and Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali first became intimate in 2016 but they had always kept their personal relationship separate from their professional duties.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 10:00

Anwar’s aide claims made scapegoat over sex video scandal

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s political secretary Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak has said that he has been made one of the “many scapegoats” to deflect attention from the sex video scandal involving a minister.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 20, 2019 @ 09:10

PKR Youth: Statement backing Azmin not wing's official stand

PKR Youth secretary Ahmad Syukri Che Ab Razab says the statement by its vice chief Mohd Nazree Mohd Yunos that the wing supports Datuk Seri Azmin Ali does not reflect its official stand on the matter.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Projects: Causeway Walkway | Jun 20, 2019 @ 08:00

Singapore welcomes Malaysia’s proposal for sheltered walkways across the Causeway

Singapore welcomed Malaysia’s plans to build sheltered walkways across the Causeway, although it has yet to receive any official proposal or communication on the plans.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 20, 2019 @ 07:38

Malacca to buy water from Negri Sembilan to address water supply issue

The state government is keen on utilising its land at the old Tawau Airport at Jalan Utara for mixed development.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR | Jun 20, 2019 @ 07:00

PKR lawmaker Johari lodges report over book

Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul has lodged a police report against Yahaya Ismail over his book Mengapa Anwar Tak Boleh Jadi PM for allegedly defaming Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH | Jun 20, 2019 @ 07:00

Health Ministry to meet Facebook

The Health Ministry will seek a meeting with tech company Facebook Inc over the blocking of its hotline number on WhatsApp for the public to forward complaints of people smoking at eateries.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 20, 2019 @ 00:14

Sabah govt to develop old Tawau Airport

The Malacca government will receive 12 million litre of water supply daily from Negri Sembilan until Dec 21, 2020, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today.|Read more >|SunDaily

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June 19, 2019 

New Malaysia State Govt : Housing | Jun 19, 2019 @ 21:18

PNSB Construction, MGB Bhd to develop 1,800 affordable homes in Selangor

PNSB Construction Sdn Bhd and MGB Bhd (PCSB-MGB) Consortium will develop up to 1,800 units of affordable housing through the Idaman Cahaya development project on a 6.69ha of land located at Encorp Cahaya Alam in Selangor.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 19, 2019 @ 18:26

GTSM hands over memorandum to PM

Gabungan Pertubuhan Teksi, Kereta Sewa, Limosin dan Teksi Lapangan Terbang (GTSM), a federation of 200 taxi associations today issued a memorandum with 18 claims, appealing to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s intervention to solve the turmoil that hit the taxi industry.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption | Jun 19, 2019 @ 18:19

Cement makers agree not to raise price

Two individuals were remanded six days from today to help in investigation on a false claim case on the rehabilitation of a river by the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) in Perak Centre District last year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 19, 2019 @ 17:45

Azmin, Haziq’s fate up to PKR political bureau, says sec-gen

The PKR political bureau will decide whether action is to be taken against Datuk Seri Azmin Ali following sex videos allegedly implicating him and another party member.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 19, 2019 @ 18:02

Police still trying to verify authenticity of sex videos

The task force investigating the sex video clips allegedly implicating a senior cabinet minister and another man has yet to verify its authenticity.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 19, 2019 @ 17:00

Taiping Aerodrome to become a heritage site

The historic Taiping Aerodrome, where aviation legend Amelia Mary Earhart had a refuelling stopover in 1937 during her journey to circumnavigate the globe, is set to become the state’s heritage site.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 19, 2019 @ 16:28

Perak MB: Get your facts right, Taiping Aerodrome land not for sale

The state government has never approved the sale of land where the Taiping Aerodrome stands, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF | Jun 19, 2019 @ 14:30

Banks should give first-time house buyers greater access to financing

First-time house buyers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given greater access to financing assistance to drive economic growth.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Fuel Subsidy | Jun 19, 2019 @ 14:19

Fuel subsidy scheme details to be finalised this June

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will meet with the Finance Ministry this month to finalise the targeted fuel subsidy scheme.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: Cement Price Hike | Jun 19, 2019 @ 13:30

Cement makers agree not to raise price

Cement manufacturers have agreed to maintain the price of cement, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Deri Saifuddin Nasution said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 19, 2019 @ 13:19

Strict traffic enforcement to continue after Raya with rising accidents

Although Hari Raya is now behind us, the police Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department will continue its total enforcement approach to try and bring down traffic accidents and road fatalities.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Opposition | Jun 19, 2019 @ 13:00

Amid rumour MCA split over PAS meet, Tuan Ibrahim says party will continue collaboration

PAS said today it will continue to cooperate with Opposition parties dominated by non-Muslims including MIC and MCA, amid rumours that the latter party was split on whether to send representatives to its muktamar or annual congress.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 19, 2019 @ 12:52

Cops: Sex video clips being analysed, more to be called in

Investigations are still ongoing to determine the authenticity of the sex video allegedly implicating Economics Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 19, 2019 @ 12:38

Deputy minister’s aide says he was egged on by fear

Fearing for his life and safety was what prompted Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz to come out in the open about his intimate relationship with a federal minister.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: DAP | Jun 19, 2019 @ 12:00

DAP Youth veep calls for enforcement on booze sales after drunk driver mows down hawker in Penang

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must enforce the amended laws regarding the sale of liquor if it is to end preventable deaths, DAP’s Muhammad Shakir Ameer said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Viewpoints: Environment | Jun 19, 2019 @ 11:49

CAP submits petition over plastic waste pollution in Sungai Petani

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has sent a petition to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin, calling for action to be taken against plastic waste recycling factories in Sungai Petani, Kedah for causing pollution.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 19, 2019 @ 09:30

It’s a wrap, next action with prosecutors, police say of PKR assault case

The police have submitted their completed investigation papers on the alleged assault of a PKR research officer by a state party leader to the deputy public prosecutor for the next course of action.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: FT | Jun 19, 2019 @ 08:24

DBKL postpones demolition of illegal restaurant

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) today agreed to stay the tearing down of an illegal restaurant in Lembah Pantai owned by Malaysia’s first Grand Slam explorer, Muhammad Muqharabbin Mokhtarrudin. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 19, 2019 @ 07:00

More Orang Asli down with measles

Seven Orang Asli from Terengganu and four from Pahang have now been confirmed to have measles following an outbreak in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, said the Health Ministry.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jun 19, 2019 @ 07:00

MDEC policy council to address tech industry’s concerns

The Malaysia Innovation Policy Council (MIPC) is convening for the first time since its recent formation to re-examine laws related to the tech industry, according to the Communications and Multimedia ministry.|Read more >|TheStar

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June 18, 2019 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 22:58

MPs from both sides want Major Public Appointments Committee to have more power

It is important that the Major Public Appointments Committee be allowed to scrutinise appointments to top posts of government agencies to ensure public trust, said MPs from both sides of the divide.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jun 18, 2019 @ 22:44

Creative content to pave way for RTM as top network: Gobind

New and creative content currently being churned out by Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is part of the ongoing rebranding process to make the station the number one choice for all Malaysians.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 21:01

'Azmin must resign if evidence against him is overwhelming'

Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali must resign if the evidence against him is overwhelming, a PKR leader said.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Govt: MoT | Jun 18, 2019 @ 20:01

Govt plans nationwide port expansion

The government is planning to expand port areas nationwide to meet current and future demands, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Govt: MoHr | Jun 18, 2019 @ 19:33

Socso to extend coverage to farmers and fishermen

The Human Resources Ministry plans to extend the personal and family protection scheme through Social Security Organisation (Sosco) contributions to farmers, rubber smallholders and fishermen.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 19:30

Third wave of videos released in ongoing attack against Azmin

Another batch of videos was today released in the ongoing sex video scandal that has plagued PKR deputy president and Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 17:40

More people may be called up over sex videos, says Deputy IGP

More people will be called up in connection with the sex videos implicating Datuk Seri Azmin Ali if the need arises, says Datuk Mazlan Mansor.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 17:30

PKR endgame in sight if besieged Azmin runs for president

PKR is heading for self-destruction as the two top party leaders — president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali — attack each other behind the scenes, following the leak of sex videos implicating Azmin.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 17:17

Why no action against Haziq?, PKR man asks party leaders

A senior PKR politician has taken to task the party’s top leadership for not taking action against Muhammad Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who confessed he was one of the two men featured in sex clips that went viral on the social media recently.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 17:06

Court orders Johor to negotiate with Orang Asli over land acquired in 1993

The High Court here has directed the Johor Land and Mines director to negotiate with a group of Orang Asli over land the state government acquired in 1993, which is 26 years ago.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:49

Malaysia proposes info-sharing cooperation within Asean to curb paedophile activities

Malaysia has proposed information-sharing cooperation among Asean member countries to enable the identity of convicted sex offenders to be identified in a bid to curb their activities, especially paedophiles.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:45

Sarawak looking at hydrogen sales for revenue

Sarawak is looking at producing hydrogen and other commodities to derive revenue for the state’s coffers through the imposition of a sales tax, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:41

Wang Kelian RCI hearing concludes, report to be submitted to Agong in September

The Royal Commission of Inquiry’s (RCI) public hearing into the Wang Kelian human trafficking camps and mass graves concluded after a gruelling 17-day proceeding involving 48 witnesses and spanning over two months.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt Programmes | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:37

S'gor offers Rumah Idaman to Felda settlers and children

An agreement was signed between PCSB-MGB Consortium with Must Ehsan Development Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between Encorp Bhd and the Selangor State Development Bhd (PKNS), paving the way for 500 Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) settlers and their children to realise their dream to be homeowners.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:36

Cyber security body receives request to analyse sex clip

CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has received a request from the authorities to help analyse the sex video clips implicating a minister.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 16:23

Haziq was never Azmin's intern, says aide

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz was never an intern to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, says an aide of the Economic Affairs Minister.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 15:45

I will be DPM until Anwar becomes PM: Wan Azizah

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says she will not relinquish her post as Deputy Prime Minister until Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim takes over the country’s leadership from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt: MCMC | Jun 18, 2019 @ 15:15

KKMM to coordinate tech agencies to avoid overlapping functions

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) wants to coordinate technology and innovation related agencies in different ministries to avoid overlapping functions.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 15:06

Govt studying introducing law on intrusion of privacy

 The government is deliberating the possibility of enacting a new law relating to the intrusion of an individual’s privacy.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New State Initiatives | Jun 18, 2019 @ 15:03

Disability allowance to go up after Kelantan gets oil royalty money

Kelantan government will increase the monthly allowance for all 3,000 disabled people in the state after it receives the oil royalty payment from the Federal government.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 14:47

Azmin should step down if evidence against him, says Anwar’s pol-sec

Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali should step down if the evidence is overwhelmingly against him, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s political secretary said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 14:49

Haziq has responded to show-cause letter, says ministry sec-gen

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz has responded to a show-cause letter over the viral sex videos.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 14:00

Perak PKR chief on leave and not missing, deputy clarifies

Perak PKR chairman Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak is on holiday but is still communicating with party members contrary to earlier media reports portraying him as going absent without leave, his deputy said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 13:00

Azmin says ‘convinced’ sex videos are inside job after PKR man goes missing

PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali believes that the viral sex videos implicating him are the work of a party insider.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 18, 2019 @ 11:41

Haziq: I’m the victim in sex video saga

Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz insists that he is the victim in the saga involving a lewd video purportedly showing him sharing an intimate moment with Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 10:30

Malaysia’s prerogative to reject western influences like LGBT values, says Dr M

Western countries are often seen forcing other nations to accept what they practised, for example, pertaining to the ideology of communism, capitalism, socialism and the lifestyle of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 18, 2019 @ 09:34

Malaysia can ask European countries to stop tarnishing palm oil: Dr Mahathir

European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia can be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: PKR | Jun 18, 2019 @ 07:00

No need for Wan Azizah to give up DPM post, say PKR leaders

There is no need for Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to step down and pave the way for her husband, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, to become the country’s premier.|Read more >|TheStar

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New Malaysia | Govt: Tourism | Jun 17, 2019 @ 22:09

Govt to hold talks on loan terms

The Government will hold discussion to refine the terms and conditions of loans imposed on borrowers, especially those who apply from the Infra Tourism Fund and Tourism Fund.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Reforms: Death Penalty | Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:30

Putrajaya looks to Apex Court ruling for cue to repeal death sentence

The government will wait for the Federal Court to decide on a suit challenging the constitutionality of the death penalty for trafficking before it tables an amendment to abolish mandatory capital punishment for drug-related offences, de facto Law Minister Datuk VK Liew said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:24

Wang Kelian RCI: Bangladeshi 'inmate' was first to identify smugglers

The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) probing the Wang Kelian human trafficking incident was told how police identified the smuggling syndicate with the help of a former ‘inmate’ of the campsite.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Govt: Cement Price Hike | Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:19

Cement producers told to give concrete reasons for price hikes

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) wants cement producers to explain why they raised the prices of the construction material.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 17, 2019 @ 18:00

Report: Experts say sex videos not fake, but can’t confirm Azmin’s identity

Experts who analysed sex videos implicating minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali did not find the clips to be digitally altered, an Australian news site reported today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Homosexual Video | Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:35

Haziqgate: 21 statements recorded, 17 reports lodged

Police have recorded 21 statements in connection with their probe into a sex video involving two men, one of whom is said to look like Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:03

Wang Kelian RCI: Transit camps a safe haven for Thai human traffickers, says ex-IGP

The temporary transit camps in Wang Kelian, Perlis are a safe haven for human trafficking camps operating in Thailand, says Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 16:59

Federal government will pay oil royalty: Kelantan MB

The Kelantan government is confident the federal government will pay the petroleum royalty to the state despite several postponements, said Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 17, 2019 @ 16:52

Wang Kelian RCI: Ex-IGP grilled over 2-month delay in probe

The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) probing the Wang Kelian human trafficking incident today expressed bafflement over the two-month postponement by police to take action after the discovery of graves near the Wang Burma campsite.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes | Jun 17, 2019 @ 16:41

TVET grads encouraged to continue studies

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) and the Manpower Department (JTM) signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) today to offer a bachelor’s degree to technical and vocational education training (TVET) grads.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jun 17, 2019 @ 16:37

Loke: Govt hopeful more transport operators will go cashless

The government is hopeful that more public transport operators will adopt a cashless payment mode.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | State Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 15:39

Sarawak targets full power coverage by 2025, says CM

Sarawak aims to achieve full electricity coverage by 2025, which will boost economic development, particularly in rural areas, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 15:34

JAKOA will organise large-scale spring cleaning for Orang Asli Batek tribe soon

The Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) will organise a large-scale gotong-royong programme to clean-up the Orang Asli settlement in Kampung Kuala Koh soon.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Projects: PSR | Jun 17, 2019 @ 15:03

Chow: Scale of PSR will be reconsidered if PTMP gets federal funding

Penang may reconsider the scale of the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project if federal funding is provided for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), especially the Light Rail Transit (LRT) segment.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 15:01

Brace for tough times ahead, Jomo warns Malaysians

Malaysians should brace for tough times ahead as the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorating almost on a daily basis, warns a prominent economist.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia State Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 14:30

Penang mulls proper annual financial aid for national schools

Despite limited finances, the Penang government is considering an annual fund to assist primary and secondary national schools statewide.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia RCI: Wang Kelian | Jun 17, 2019 @ 13:59

Former IGP: Delayed police action in Wang Kelian as there were no leads

Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has defended the “delayed action” by the police following the initial discovery of the Wang Kelian human trafficking camps and mass graves in January 2015.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 15:01

Brace for tough times ahead, Jomo warns Malaysians

Malaysians should brace for tough times ahead as the economy is facing real problems amid an intractable external situation which is deteriorating almost on a daily basis, warns a prominent economist.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Projects: ECRL | Jun 17, 2019 @ 13:00

Kelantan wants Tok Bali ECRL station to serve as cargo, passenger station

The Kelantan government has applied to the federal government to allow the Tok Bali East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to serve as both cargo and passenger station to optimise the economic development in the area.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | KKK Mysteries Death Cases | Jun 17, 2019 @ 12:54

Health Minister: Disease affecting Kampung Kuala Koh is measles

The disease that has affected the Orang Asli of Kg Kuala Koh in Gua Musang has been identified as measles by the Health Ministry.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 11:40

Malaysia-Thailand to run 24-hour ICQS operations from midnight

Malaysia and Thailand have agreed to commence a 24-hour operations at Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security (ICQS) Bukit Kayu Hitam and Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Sadao starting from midnight (June 18).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia State Govt | Jun 17, 2019 @ 11:44

Sarawak to seek federal funding to train almost 3,000 teachers

The state Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research will seek funding from the federal government to train almost 3,000 teachers statewide to teach English as a medium of instruction for Mathematics and Science in primary schools from January next year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Economy: Cement Price Hike | Jun 17, 2019 @ 07:00

Businesses raise concern over 40% hike in cement prices
The business community in Penang have raised concerns to the Finance Ministry over the 40% price hike in cement.|Read more >|
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New Malaysia Homosexual Video | Jun 17, 2019 @ 02:00

Haziq told cops who gave him lighter to burn Azmin, claims Rais

Bersatu leader Tan Sri Rais Yatim hinted today that he knew who masterminded Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz’s allegation about his purported sexual affair with minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|Malaymail