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March 12, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MoEnvironment Mar 122020 @ 15:00

Environment Ministry denies defending Kelantan logging, says minister to work with states to protect forests

The Ministry of Environment has denied reports that its minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man defended logging activities in Kelantan, clarifying that he has pledged to protect the environment and biodiversity in Malaysia’s forests.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions Mar 122020 @ 15:00

MCA Youth urges Sports Ministry to reinstate allocations to youth council

MCA Youth has urged the Youth and Sports Ministry to reinstate allocations to the Malaysian Youth Council (MYC), so that it can continue to nurture future leaders.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoEnvironment Mar 122020 @ 15:00

Environment Ministry denies defending Kelantan logging, says minister to work with states to protect forests

The Ministry of Environment has denied reports that its minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man defended logging activities in Kelantan, clarifying that he has pledged to protect the environment and biodiversity in Malaysia’s forests.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions Mar 122020 @ 14:00

Petrol and diesel floor price suggestion to be looked into

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will look into calls to impose a floor price for petrol and diesel due to plummeting global oil prices.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | PKR Mar 12, 2020 @ 14:00

27 PKR Members sacked, quit party so far

To date, 27 PKR members have either been sacked from the party or quit it following the recent political issues which led to a change in government.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 12, 2020 @ 14:00

Sabah to launch its own economic stimulus package next month

The Sabah government will be introducing its state Economic Stimulus Package early next month.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Reforms: Anti-Fake news Act Mar 12, 2020 @ 14:00

Govt will study the repeal of the Anti Fake News Act: Saifuddin

The government will study the repealing of the Anti-Fake News Act but will continue to pursue the Freedom of Information Act, said Multimedia and Communications Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Propositions Mar 12, 2020 @ 14:00

'Call to revive JPPS against Sabahans' wishes'

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal described the call to revive the state Federal Development Department (JPPS) as a move that goes against the people’s wishes.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions Mar 12, 2020 @ 13:00

Home Minister to discuss dropped charges on LTTE 12

Newly appointed Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin will discuss with top officers from various agencies, including the police, the decision to drop 34 charges against 12 Malaysians accused of terrorism-related activities in connection with the Liberation of Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 122020

Uggah: Masterplan for Native Courts to be submitted to Sarawak govt in October

The masterplan for the Native Courts of Sarawak is expected to be submitted to the Sarawak government in October this year, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Political Crisis Mar 122020 @ 13:00

Saying he’s not long for the world, Dr M insists he doesn’t care how he will be remembered

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he is not concerned about how history will remember him, insisting he only cared about the interests of the Malay community and ridding the country of kleptocracy.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Political Crisis Mar 122020 @ 11:00

After Dr M’s public remarks, PKR wants Pakatan meeting to clarify positions

The PKR political bureau has decided the party will disavow public statements from Pakatan Harapan leaders that do not come directly from the coalition, Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said today.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Political Crisis Mar 122020 @ 10:00

In new remarks, Dr M suggests he never buried the hatchet with Anwar

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim did not have the support of the Malay community as they viewed him as a liberal, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad asserted.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Political Crisis Mar 122020 @ 10:00

Now, Dr M says Muhyiddin didn’t betray him, only the cause

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has clarified his description of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as a “traitor”.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: EPF Mar 11, 2020 @ 08:00

No provision to reduce employees’ EPF contribution rate

There is no provision under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Act 1991 that allows its members the option to reduce the statutory contribution rate for employees.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Scandals: Perak Vote Buying Mar 12, 2020 @ 08:00

Perak Umno Youth lodges report against news portal

Perak Umno youth today lodged a police report against a news portal for allegedly posting a defamatory report against the state Umno leadership yesterday.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 122020 @ 07:00

Aid for those affected by Covid-19

The Covid-19 Fund launched by the Perikatan Nasional government will give financial aid to those directly affected by the outbreak.|Read more >|TheStar

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New Malaysia | Govt Mar 122020

Buy only Sirim approved motorcycle helmets, public told

Motorcycle riders and their passengers are reminded to ensure their crash helmets are Sirim-certified so as not to put their lives at risk in the event of a road accident.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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March 11, 2020

New Malaysia | PN Govt: Environment Mar 11, 2020 @ 21:00

Tuan Ibrahim: Effective policies, initiatives on environment will continue

The Environment Ministry will continue its people-driven policies, initiatives and programmes introduced by the previous administration.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Bersatu Mar 11, 2020 @ 20:00

Bersatu: Election nomination registration on Monday

The registrations of candidates to contest for posts at the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (Bersatu) Supreme Council, Srikandi and Armada elections will be held on Monday (March 16).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 17:00

Muhyiddin: All four senior ministers equal, Azmin will chair meeting in PM's absence

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today all the four senior ministers of the Cabinet are of equal standing.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 16:00

I want Tun M to endorse this govt, says Muhyiddin

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has expressed hope that his predecessor Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the others from Pakatan Harapan (PH) would endorse his newly-formed government.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 15:00

Annuar cannot decide on Kg Baru just yet

A decision on the government’s massive buyout of Kampung Baru land cannot be made just yet.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 14:00

Govt forms Economic Action Council to address current economic woes

The new Perikatan Nasional government will form an Economic Action Council (EAC) to address the economic woes currently faced by the country, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 14:00

Azmin will be “number two” in Muhyiddin’s absence

The question of who would “substitute” Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in his absence, due to the lack of a deputy prime minister, has finally been answered.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 13:00

Economic stimulus package to be reviewed

The government has agreed to review the economic stimulus package launched by the previous Pakatan Harapan government.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 13:00

Cabinet ministers to declare assets within a month, says PM

All Cabinet ministers have been instructed to declare their assets, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 11, 2020 @ 13:00

Parliament to be dissolved only after we deliver, not now, clarifies Annuar Musa

Newly minted Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa says he never asked for Parliament to be dissolved immediately, as reported by a news portal reported following a tweet by him.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Proposition Mar 112020 @ 13:00

Muhyiddin says will study calls to bring back GST

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin pledged today to consider calls to reinstate the unpopular Goods and Services Tax (GST), promising to review all tax systems as part of the new government’s effort to rein in living costs.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Pakatan Harapan Mar 112020 @ 10:00

Dr M: Vote of no-confidence likely to fail, Najib the real conspirator

He also claimed it was former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak who was behind the conspiracy to topple the Pakatan Harapan government.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Pakatan Harapan Mar 112020 @ 09:00

Dr M throws in the towel, sees Muhyiddin staying PM at least until GE15

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has conceded Pakatan Harapan’s chances of pushing a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: EPF Mar 11, 2020 @ 08:00

No provision to reduce employees’ EPF contribution rate

There is no provision under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Act 1991 that allows its members the option to reduce the statutory contribution rate for employees.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Overhaul Corruption Mar 11, 2020 @ 08:00

MACC arrests 12 PDRM personnel in Penang

Twelve police personnel in Penang were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday.|Read more >|SunDaily

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

More of our babies are dying... why and what can we do?

The Infant Mortality Rate, which tracks the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under the age of one, and used globally as an important indicator of children’s health in a country, has declined in Malaysia after years of improvement.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 112020

‘Sarawak to proceed with building centralised primary schools’

Sarawak will continue to pursue the construction of centralised primary schools in the state under the new federal government.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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March 10, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 102020 @ 18:00

Selangor launches gender mainstreaming project to empower women

The Selangor government has initiated a gender mainstreaming project in an effort to encourage gender sensitive development in the state.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Pakatan Harapan Mar 10, 2020 @ 13:00

Wan Azizah: Anwar will lead PH in the event of snap polls

It will most likely be Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix), and not Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who will lead Pakatan Harapan (PH) should there be a fresh election.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 102020 @ 12:00

Cabinet to be sworn in at 3pm today (March 10)

The swearing in of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s new Cabinet will be held at 3pm today (March 10).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 10, 2020 @ 12:00

Ahmad Faizal announces resignation as Perak MB

Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal has resigned as Perak Menteri Besar, effective today, in line with the decision by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) to leave Pakatan Harapan (PH).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Pakatan Harapan Mar 102020 @ 08:00

Dr Mahathir a no-show at Pakatan Harapan gathering

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was absent from Pakatan Harapan's (PH) “Pertahan Mandat Rakyat” gathering last night, despite having been slated to be the main speaker at the event.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR Mar 102020 @ 08:00

MACC should investigate new ministers who signed SDs supporting Dr M, says PKR man

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should investigate some members of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhiyiddin Yassin’s Cabinet, said PKR strategic communications director Fahmi Fadzil.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Mar 102020 @ 08:00

Sungai Buloh to be developed into infectious disease hospital

In light of the current Covid-19 infections in the country, the Sungai Buloh Hospital will be developed into an infectious disease hospital dedicated to treating infected diseases patients.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 102020 @ 07:00

No change in Selangor line-up at the moment, says MB

There is a possibility of change in the Selangor executive council line-up but it will not be happening anytime soon, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 102020 @ 07:00

Muhyiddin’s Cabinet a surprising and unconventional move

Describing his Cabinet as one that aims to fulfil the aspirations of the people, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has made some surprising selections in his line-up of ministers.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 102020

CM: More physical devt planned for DBKU areas over next 5 years

The state government will focus on the physical development of areas within the jurisdiction of Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) over the next five years.|Read more >| BorneoPost

March 09, 2020

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 092020 @ 20:00

Programmes that directly benefit people of Sabah and Sarawak

The Perikatan Nasional government is committed to elevate the socio-economic well-being of the people in Sarawak and Sabah.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 09, 2020 @ 14:00

BN’s Lendu assemblyman new CM of Malacca

Lendu assemblyman Datuk Sulaiman Md Ali from Barisan Nasional (BN) has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Malacca.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 09, 2020 @ 14:00

BN’s Lendu assemblyman new CM of Malacca

Lendu assemblyman Datuk Sulaiman Md Ali from Barisan Nasional (BN) has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Malacca.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MACC Mar 09, 2020 @ 14:00

Azam Baki is new MACC Chief Commissioner

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) top brass Datuk Seri Azam Baki has been appointed to helm the graft-busting agency.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: AGC Mar 092020 @ 12:00

Report: AG renews mandate for Sri Ram to continue as ad-hoc prosecutor in 1MDB-linked cases

Attorney General Tan Sri Idrus Harun has renewed the mandate for private lawyer Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram to continue as an ad hoc prosecutor in four cases related to the 1MDB scandal.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 09, 2020 @ 12:00

Perikatan Nasional to form new Perak government

Perikatan Nasional (PN) will form the new government of Perak, its Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said today.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 09, 2020 @ 09:00

New Cabinet to be announced at 5pm

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is scheduled to have an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at 11am today to present a list of proposed new Cabinet members for His Majesty’s approval.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Mar 092020 @ 07:00

‘Do away with ceiling price’

The Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild (MCPG) is urging the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry and the Health Ministry to temporarily lift the ceiling price for face masks as well as to ban their export.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 092020

Ministry to conserve water catchment areas

State Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Datuk Junz Wong said his ministry will work with the relevant authorities on proposals to conserve certain water catchment areas (which some have already been encroached) to ensure continuous sustainability of water supply for the community and farmers in Keningau areas.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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March 08, 2020

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 08, 2020 @ 21:00

Mahathir rules out possibility of reconciling with Muhyiddin

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has ruled out any chance of reconciliation with current premier Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin unless he disassociates himself from certain leaders in Umno.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 082020 @ 18:00

Muhyiddin seeking to meet Dr M to unite party

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is seeking a meeting with former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says Wan Saiful Wan Jan.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Political Party: GPS Mar 082020 @ 17:00

GPS reiterates won’t support a federal govt with DAP

Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will not support a federal government if DAP is part of it, its chairman Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 08, 2020 @ 16:00

Anwar wanted to be DPM after collapse of PH, says Mahathir

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim wanted to be the deputy prime minister when the Pakatan Harapan coalition decided to support Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the nation’s eighth Prime Minister during the recent political upheaval.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Mar 08, 2020 @ 16:00

Foreign workers must be free of Covid-19 before starting work

Foreign workers wishing to work in the country must undergo health screening and confirmed free of Covid-19 infection before being allowed to start work.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 08, 2020 @ 14:00

Mahathir quashes claims PH was dominated by DAP

Representatives from all parties were evenly spread out in the previous Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies: EPF Mar 08, 2020 @ 13:00

MTUC against 'automatic' reduction of EPF contributions under stimulus package

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) should specifically ask members to apply for lower deductions under the Covid-19 Stimulus Package instead of automatically reducing the contribution rate from 11 per cent.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 082020

Muhyiddin agreed to 3 conditions set by GPS to be in federal govt, says Abang Johari

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had agreed to three conditions set by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) if the Sarawak-based coalition were to be in the federal government, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.|Read more >| BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 08, 2020 @ 13:00

New Cabinet to be announced on Tuesday

Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) Cabinet is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday, said Ampang Member of Parliament Zuraida Kamaruddin.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 082020 @ 07:00

‘Bersatu is split into two factions’

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will be holding party elections soon to decide who leads the party, says its chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 082020

Sarawak government issues compensation to 191 landowners

The Sarawak government yesterday distributed 201 compensation cheques totalling RM10,552,295.70 to 191 landowners involved in the proposed second trunk road package C2 (upgrading of Jalan Tanjung Genting from Tulai junction to Lanang bridge, Sibu).|Read more >| BorneoPost

March 07, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Mar 07, 2020 @ 20:00

Covid-19 prompts Selangor govt to advise cancellation of public events

The Selangor government today advised all events involving public participation to be postponed following the second wave of Covid-19 infection in the country.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Political Party: Bersatu Mar 07, 2020 @ 17:00

Dr M: I am still Bersatu chairman

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stresses he is still the chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), while admitting that the party is now divided following the recent political turmoil.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Political Party: GPS Mar 072020 @ 18:00

GPS to form federal govt with Perikatan Nasional, says Abang Johari

Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) has accepted an invitation by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to form the federal government.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 07, 2020 @ 14:00

Penang to build first transit centre for the homeless, says chief minister

Penang will build the first transit centre in the state to provide shelter for the homeless.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 072020 @ 09:00

Vote of no-confidence is democratic, not showing distrust of Agong, Patriot tells PAS chief

The National Patriot Association (Patriot) has lambasted PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang for claiming that those pushing for a vote of no confidence against the newly appointed prime minister are distrustful of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 07, 2020 @ 12:00

End practice of political appointments, say analysts

The resignations of political appointees holding important positions in government agencies when there is a change in the country’s administration are part and parcel of upholding democratic principles.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 072020 @ 09:00

Vote of no-confidence is democratic, not showing distrust of Agong, Patriot tells PAS chief

The National Patriot Association (Patriot) has lambasted PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang for claiming that those pushing for a vote of no confidence against the newly appointed prime minister are distrustful of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 072020 @ 07:00

Slim chance for Zahid, Hadi

The new Perikatan Nasional Cabinet line-up will be announced next week and analysts predict that the presidents of Umno and PAS – Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang – are unlikely to be given ministerial positions.|Read more >|TheStar

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Menteri Kanan – Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri
YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Timbalan Menteri: Datuk Lim Ban Hong (akan dilantik sebagai senator)

Menteri Kanan – Menteri Pertahanan
YB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Bin Yaakob
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Sri Ikhmal Hisham Bin Abdul Aziz

Menteri Kewangan
YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz (akan dilantik sebagai senator)
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Datuk Abd. Rahim Bin Bakeri
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Mohd Shahar Bin Abdullah

 

Menteri Kanan – Menteri Kerja Raya
YB Dato’ Sri Haji Fadillah Yusof
Timbalan Menteri: YB Datuk Dr Shahruddin Bin Md Salleh

 

Menteri Kanan – Menteri Pendidikan
YB Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin
Timbalan Menteri I: Dato’ Dr Mah Hang Soon (akan dilantik sebagai senator)
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Muslimin Bin Yahaya

 

Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Ekonomi)
YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed
Timbalan Menteri: YB Arthur Joseph Kurup

Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Tugas-tugas Khas)
YB Dato’ Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof
Timbalan Menteri: YB Datin Mastura Binti Yazid

Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Parlimen dan Undang- undang)
YB Dato’ Takiyuddin Bin Hassan
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Eddin Syazlee Shith

Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Hal Ehwal Agama)
YB Dato’ Seri Dr. Hj Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (akan dilantik sebagai senator)
Timbalan Menteri: YB Ahmad Marzuk Bin Shaary

Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Hal Ehwal Sabah dan Sarawak)
YB Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Hajah Hanifah Hajar Taib

 

Menteri Pengangkutan
YB Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Wee Ka Siong
Timbalan Menteri: YB Haji Hasbi Bin Haji Habibollah

 

Menteri Alam Sekitar
YB Dato’ Tuan Ibrahim Bin Tuan Man
Timbalan Menteri: Dato’ Dr Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad (akan dilantik sebagai senator)

 

Menteri Sumber Manusia
YB Datuk Seri Saravanan A/L Murugan
Timbalan Menteri: YB Haji Awang Bin Hashim

 

Menteri Wilayah Persekutuan
YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar Bin Musa
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Santhara Kumar

 

Menteri Wanita dan Keluarga
YB Datuk Seri Rina Binti Mohd Harun
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Hajah Siti Zailah Binti Mohd Yusoff

 

Menteri Pengajian Tinggi
YB Dato’ Dr Noraini Binti Ahmad
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Dr Mansor Bin Othman

 

Menteri Tenaga dan Sumber Asli
YB Dato’ Dr Shamsul Anuar Hj Nasarah
Timbalan Menteri: YB Ali Anak Biju

 

Menteri Dalam Negeri
YB Datuk Seri Hamzah Bin Zainuddin
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Haji Ismail Bin Haji Mohamed Said
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Jonathan Yassin

 

Menteri Kesihatan
YB Dato’ Sri Dr Adham bin Baba
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Dato’ Dr Noor Azmi bin Ghazali
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang

 

Menteri Pertanian dan Industri Makanan
YB Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Datuk Seri Hj Ahmad Bin Hamzah
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Dato’ Haji Che Abdullah Bin Mat Nawi

 

Menteri Pembangunan Luar Bandar
YB Datuk Dr Hj Abd Latiff Bin Hj Ahmad
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Dato’ Abdul Rahman Bin Mohamad
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Dato’ Henry Sum Agong

 

Menteri Luar Negeri
YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Kamaruddin Jaffar

 

Menteri Perdagangan Dalam Negeri dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna
YB Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Rosol Bin Wahid

 

Menteri Komunikasi dan Multimedia
YB Dato’ Seri Saifuddin bin Abdullah
Timbalan Menteri: YB Datuk Zahidi Bin Zainul Abidin

 

Menteri Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan
YB Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Sri Ismail Bin Abd Mutalib

 

Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi
YB Khairy Jamaluddin
Timbalan Menteri: YB Ahmad Amzad Bin Hashim

 

Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi
YB Dato’ Sri Dr Hj Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar
Timbalan Menteri: YB Datuk Wira Mas Ermieyati Binti Hj Samsudin

 

Menteri Perusahaan Perladangan dan Komoditi
YB Dato’ Dr Mohd Khairuddin Bin Aman Razali
Timbalan Menteri I: YB Dato’ Sri Dr Wee Jeck Seng
Timbalan Menteri II: YB Willie anak Mongin

 

Menteri Pelancongan, Kesenian dan Kebudayaan
YB Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Binti Shukri
Timbalan Menteri: YB Datuk Dr. Jeffrey G. Kitingan

 

Menteri Perpaduan Negara
YB Datuk Halimah Binti Mohamed Sadique
Timbalan Menteri: YB Dato’ Sri Tiong King Sing

 

Menteri Belia dan Sukan
YB Dato’ Sri Reezal Merican Bin Naina Merican
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March 06, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: AGC Mar 06, 2020 @ 20:00

Idrus Harun appointed Attorney-General

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) today announced the appointment of Tan Sri Idrus Harun as the Attorney-General.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Perikatan Nasional Mar 062020 @ 19:00

Annuar Musa lays down 10-point suggestions, including revamp of Shariah court system, new PTPTN loan policy

Ketereh MP Tan Sri Annuar Musa has laid down a 10-point informal proposal for the new government to consider once the Cabinet is finally formed.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | PKR Mar 062020 @ 17:00

About 200 Tanjung Karang PKR members leave party at teary press conference

Some 200 members from the Tanjung Karang PKR division have announced that they are leaving the party, claiming to have lost confidence in the leadership of party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 1MDB Mar 062020 @ 17:00

US delays returning more 1MDB funds to Malaysia, sources say

The US Department of Justice has delayed the return to Malaysia of another US$240 million (RM1 billion) of recovered money allegedly stolen from the 1MDB sovereign fund, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday, with one citing political uncertainty.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Bersatu Mar 062020 @ 09:00

Penang Bersatu assemblymen declare support for Pakatan government

The two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) assemblymen in Penang have decided to remain supportive of the Pakatan Harapan state government.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: EPF Mar 062020 @ 07:00

7% EPF rate for workers starts in April

Beginning April, the employee’s share of the statutory contribution to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be reduced from 11% to 7%.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 062020 @ 07:00

PM’s Dept gives reasons for Parliament’s postponement

The postponement of the Dewan Rakyat meeting is due to several factors, including to finalise the appointment of ministers and deputy ministers, says the Prime Minister’s Department.|Read more >|TheStar

 

March 05, 2020

New Malaysia | PTPTN Repayment Mar 05, 2020 @ 19:00

Deferment of PTPTN repayment plan still under discussion, says CEO

Plans to defer repayments of study loans for those earning below RM4,000 a month as claimed by former finance minister are still under discussion, National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 outbreak Mar 05, 2020 @ 20:00

Covid-19: Temporary restriction on tourists from Italy, Japan and Iran

Malaysia will immediately impose temporary restriction on all tourists who were or have been to certain cities or regions in Italy, Japan and Iran 14 days prior to arriving here.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Bersatu Mar 05, 2020 @ 19:00

Four Selangor Bersatu reps meet Dr M, pledge support for PH

Four Selangor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) state assemblymen have decided to remain with Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the state.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 052020 @ 14:00

For now, Muhyiddin in charge of all federal departments

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is in charge of all federal ministries and departments until the appointment of new Cabinet ministers.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 outbreak Mar 05, 2020 @ 13:00

Covid-19: MCMC HQ and another building closed temporarily

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission’s (MCMC) headquarters and old building in Cyberjaya will be temporarily closed today and tomorrow (March 5 and 6).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 052020 @ 10:00

Dewan Rakyat: Postponement to May 18 adheres to Standing Orders, say legal experts

Parliament will reconvene on May 18 as opposed to the earlier scheduled Mar 9.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Opposition: PH Mar 052020 @ 10:00

Anwar tells Muhyiddin to probe Ku Nan’s extraordinary wealth

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has demanded Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin seek an explanation from former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor on how he managed to gather so much wealth after he revealed that he declared over RM900 million in assets throughout his political career during a bribery trial yesterday.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 outbreak Mar 05, 2020 @ 08:00

Health Ministry to offer sample-taking services at home for Covid-19

Health Ministry plans to offer testing for Covid-19 to the public soon.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 outbreak Mar 05, 2020 @ 07:00

Auto gates at entry points closed temporarily

The “autogate” and “e-gate” systems at all entry points in the country would be disabled temporarily in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 052020

State govt offers KKCCCI one hectare for land swap

With the intervention of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Shafie Apdal, the State Government has offered the Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KKCCCI) a 107,636 square feet (sq ft) of state land next to SJK(C) Chung Hwa Likas in exchange for the disputed 7,200 sq ft of land adjacent to SJK(C) Chung Hwa Kota Kinabalu following the redevelopment of Star City project.|Read more >| BorneoPost

March 04, 2020

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 042020 @ 22:00

Unity government idealistic but unrealistic, constitutional expert Shad Saleem says

The non-partisan unity government proposed by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the height of Malaysia’s political crisis last week was an idealistic idea but would have been unrealistic, constitutional expert Datuk Shad Saleem Faruqi said.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 04, 2020 @ 19:00

Give professionals, technocrats a chance in new cabinet: Analyst

Professionals and technocrats should be given a chance to join the new Cabinet so as to improve the government’s image among the public.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 04, 2020 @ 09:00

Top four ministers by this week?

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s appointment as the eighth prime minister has somewhat stabilised the political climate after a chaotic week of political intrigue and impasse.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PN Govt Mar 04, 2020 @ 09:00

Dewan Rakyat sitting postponed from Mar 9 to May 18

Parliament will reconvene on May 18 as opposed to the earlier scheduled Mar 9.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 042020 @ 07:00

Socso aims to expand rehab services across the country

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) is looking into expanding its rehabilitation services by introducing more centres across Malaysia.|Read more >|TheStar

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March 03, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 032020 @ 23:00

Bersatu, Pakatan still hold majority in Kedah assembly, says Mukhriz

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) and Pakatan Harapan (PH) still hold the majority of the state legislative assembly and will remain the state government, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Dr M Mar 032020 @ 20:00

Dr M says resigned after finding out he no longer commands majority

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has revealed today that he resigned as prime minister not on the spur of the moment, but only after he believed that he had no longer command the majority in the Dewan Rakyat.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: Bersatu Mar 03, 2020 @ 19:00

Syed Saddiq: I will continue to fight the corrupt while in Bersatu

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman will continue fighting the corrupt while staying within the party.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 032020 @ 18:00

Muhyiddin stresses need to spend wisely, reduce leakages

Newly-appointed Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has emphasised the need for more prudent spending and to reduce leakages to ensure the nation’s continued financial stability.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 03, 2020 @ 16:00

PM calls on govt agencies to speed up Budget 2020, stimulus package implementations

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today he has called for federal government agencies to focus on and implement the steps announced in Budget 2020 and the Economic Stimulus Package launched by the previous administration.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 03, 2020 @ 16:00

Almost half of 336 school upgrade projects in Sabah completed

Nearly half of the 336 projects approved to upgrade or rebuild dilapidated schools across Sabah have been completed to date, says Dr Mistirine Radin.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 032020 @ 10:00

Analysts: Too soon to write off Dr M

The political quagmire in the past week that started with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation and culminated in Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin becoming the prime minister left many in shock but has not eroded the people’s trust in the former, according to analysts.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 032020 @ 07:00

Two more FB users arrested for insulting King

Two more Facebook users have been detained for posting statements that insulted the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, says Comm Datuk Huzir Mohamed.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 032020

DBKU to hold ‘car-free mornings’ after Hari Raya

Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) plans to hold ‘Kuching Car-Free Morning’ programme every fourth Sunday of the month after Hari Raya Aidilfitri this year.|Read more >| BorneoPost

March 02, 2020

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 02, 2020 @ 22:00

I am PM for all, says Muhyiddin in first address to the nation

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, in his first address to the nation tonight, vowed to become the prime minister for all Malaysians.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 022020 @ 22:00

Malacca CM loses majority support of state assembly

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Melaka Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob today received representations that Chief Minister Adly Zahari no longer commands confidence of the majority of the state assembly.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 022020 @ 13:00

IGP confirms Marina Mahathir, Ambiga under scrutiny over Sunday’s pro-democracy gathering

Human rights activists Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan and Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir are both under police investigation for their alleged involvement in a gathering expressing disapproval of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s appointment as the prime minister.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 022020 @ 13:00

Bersatu to investigate Mukhriz, Syed Saddiq for not supporting Muhyiddin if reports made

The Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) disciplinary body will launch a probe against deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman for not supporting party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, if there are any reports against the duo.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Ahmad Zahid's trial Mar 02, 2020 @ 20:00

Ahmad Zahid's trial vacated as he needs to discuss new govt formation with Muhyiddin

The High Court has allowed Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's corruption trial involving millions of ringgit in Yayasan Akalbudi funds and passport chip supply contracts with several companies to be vacated.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 022020 @ 08:00

Good things heading Kelantan’s way under new govt: Analyst

After 28 years of being claimed to have been left out of the country’s mainstream development, Kelantan which has been governed by PAS since 1990 is expected to undergo a ‘facelift’ now that it is part of the new Muafakat Nasional coalition, said a political analyst.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Muafakat Govt Mar 022020 @ 07:00

No interfering in VIP court cases, Annuar Musa tells new govt

The newly formed Muafakat Nasional coalition government should never interfere in court affairs, like trying to drop high-profile cases involving their party members, says Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Mar 022020

Warisan, UPKO stand firm behind Dr Mahathir

Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) stands firm on its decision to support Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the Prime Minister on Malaysia.|Read more >| BorneoPost

February 29, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHR Feb 29, 2020 @ 08:00

Laid off employees urged to lodge report with Human Resource Ministry

Workers who are laid off or have their salaries reduced due to the Covid-19 infection in Malaysia are urged to lodge a report with the Labour Department.|Read more >|SunDaily

February 28, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Feb 28, 2020 @ 20:00

MCMC to implement six NFCP projects worth RM3bil

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will implement six new projects under the National Fiberisation Connectivity Plan (NFCP) which are worth around RM3 billion.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: IRB Feb 28, 2020 @ 20:00

Income tax returns for 2019 can be submitted via e-filing starting March 1

Taxpayers can submit their income tax return forms for 2019 via the e-Filing system starting March 1, the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (LHDN) said in a statement today.|Read more >|SunDaily

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New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 042020 @ 07:00

Socso aims to expand rehab services across the country

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) is looking into expanding its rehabilitation services by introducing more centres across Malaysia.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Feb 28, 2020 @ 20:00

MCMC to implement six NFCP projects worth RM3bil

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will implement six new projects under the National Fiberisation Connectivity Plan (NFCP) which are worth around RM3 billion.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Feb 18, 2020 @ 07:00

Special fund available to provide immediate disaster aid

A special government fund to give immediate aid to the needy, especially during disasters and calamities, is now available.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 18, 2020 @ 07:00

New death benefit for civil servants

The next of kin of civil servants who die while in service will get ex-gratia payment of RM150,000 if the deceased had been working less than five years under a scheme introduced by the government.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 16, 2020 @ 22:00

Penang to have first cooperative town in Malaysia|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 15, 2020 @ 16:00

One platform for university application from this year|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 16, 2020 @ 07:00

Aiming for higher enrolment|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 16, 2020

Ministry to digitalise local council’s services – Dr Sim|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 15, 2020 @ 16:00

Sabah court to make history on Wednesday by using AI in sentencing|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 14, 2020 @ 09:00

Jagdeep: Penang allocates RM6.7m for flood mitigation projects|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Feb 14, 2020

Sabah approves 10-year-plan to conserve elephants

The Sabah government has approved a 10-year plan for the conservation of the dwindling elephant population in the state.|Read more >| BorneoPost