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Mar 31, 2019

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 23:00

Farm eviction: Farmers lose livelihood, state govt says it is for the good of the people

Kuala Terla smallholders whose farms were closed down by the Pahang state government last month have lost their source of income, besides having to repay loans with financial institutions. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 31, 2019 @ 22:52

From Jalan TAR to Jalan Raja: Netizens say no to Ramadan bazaar relocation plan

A majority of those polled on the New Straits Times' social media pages have objected to the relocation of the Ramadan bazaar from Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) to Jalan Raja where the Sultan Abdul Samad heritage building is located. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 22:41

Wan Azizah: Dr M and I will cure Malaysia of kleptocracy 'disease'

The presence of two medical doctors in the federal government will help cure the country of the kleptocracy 'disease', said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoE Mar 31, 2019 @ 22:18

UEC recognition for CLP not by Education Ministry: Maszlee

The recognition accorded to the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) Examination was not done by the Education Ministry, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 31, 2019 @ 21:53

121 infrastructure projects to continue

A total of 121 infrastructure projects nationwide offered through direct negotiations and limited tender by the previous Barisan Nasional government at over RM13.9 billion will go on following cost renegotiations by the Pakatan Harapan government. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Bauxite Mining Mar 31, 2019 @ 21:41

Bauxite mining activities to resume only by year-end

It will be much later rather than sooner for bauxite mining activities to return in Pahang. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 20:00

DPM: Comprehensive study to champion welfare of undergraduates

The government will carry out a comprehensive study on the issue of salaries for graduates going into government service in an effort to champion the cause of this group. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 20:00

Penang govt targets 40:40:20 ratio for men, women in decision-making

The Penang state government targets a ratio of 40:40:20 as the benchmark for men and women’s participation at the decision-making level. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: MCA Mar 31, 2019 @ 20:00

MCA president: Set up Parliamentary Select Committee on abolition of death penalty

Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong today reiterated that a Parliamentary Select Committee should be set up to look into repealing the mandatory death penalty. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 31, 2019 @ 19:26

Rural Development Ministry allocates RM20mil for HERS Fund

Rural and Regional Development Ministry has allocated RM20 million under Harapan Entrepreneurship Realisation Strategy (HERS) Fund to boost participation of more women in rural areas to become entrepreneurs. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Rantau By-election Mar 31, 2019 @ 18:17

Focus is on upgrading facilities at Rantau health clinic: Dr Streram

Upgrading the infrastructure and facilities of the Rantau Health Clinic is the focus of Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Dr S. Streram. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoT Mar 31, 2019 @ 17:07

Transport Ministry hopes to increase KTM ridership with new discount card

The Transport Ministry is targeting an increase in ridership on the KTM Komuter service from 90,000 a day to 108,000, with the introduction of the KTM Xtra20 discount card. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoT Mar 31, 2019 @ 18:15

E-hailing law to be amended to allow PSV licence for disabled drivers: Loke

The government will be amending existing e-hailing regulations to enable physically challenged drivers to apply for the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. |Read more > |SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 18:00

Govt has no intention to suspend MSPO implementation, says Teresa Kok

The government has no intention of suspending the implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification scheme, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 31, 2019 @ 17:00

MoF: Putrajaya saved RM805m from open tenders on old projects

The Pakatan Harapan government saved RM805 million after it reviewed and renegotiated the tender for 121 projects, the Ministry of Finance said today. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Najib's Trial Mar 31, 2019 @ 13:30

Najib backs ‘live’ broadcast of trial, says public have right to know the truth

Due back in the dock on Wednesday, Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said he is in favour of a “live” broadcast of his trial over the abuse of RM42 million in funds from a former unit of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 12:40

Food Bank Malaysia benefited 45,850 households as of February

Food Bank Malaysia, an initiative by the government to alleviate the cost of living, has benefited 45,850 households as of February.|Read more > |SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoT Mar 31, 2019 @ 11:40

Health Ministry formulating Act prohibiting smoking in all public areas

The Health Ministry is committed to enacting a stand-alone Tobacco Control Act which designates all public places as no-smoking areas. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 10:10

100 illegals held in early morning immigration swoop

The Selangor Immigration Department detained 100 illegal immigrants during an operation that was carried out in the early hours of the morning in Petaling Jaya. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 10:00

Daim: Politics now more racially divisive, not racial politics growing divisive

Politics has become far more racially divisive today than the politics of race itself, according to influential former minister Tun Daim Zainuddin who warned of the impending danger of persistent race-baiting by politicians. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Bauxite Mining Mar 31, 2019 @ 09:59

Strict S.O.P. for bauxite export

Once bitten, twice shy. The saying best describes Kuantan Port’s preparedness not to make the mistake again when it comes to handling bauxite. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 09:40

We need to sort out the grey areas in the bill, says PSD DG

The tabling of the Public Service Bill will likely be done during the July parliamentary session as more time is needed to come to an agreement on the “grey areas” governing the relationship between civil servants and the political administration. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 31, 2019 @ 09:22

Experts: Separating civil service, govt a good move

Experts have thrown their support behind the government’s move to institute separation of powers as part of the upcoming Public Service Act, which they believe would better define the roles and obligations of civil servants in relation to the executive. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 09:19

'Legislative reforms at drafting, revision stages

A raft of reforms is in the process of being rolled out, including Ombudsman Malaysia replacing the Public Complaints Bureau, the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) and political financing. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 08:55

'Reform takes time, but we are on it'

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin shares his views on government reforms. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Mar 31, 2019 @ 07:30

How parent groups want government schools transformed

Parent groups have lauded Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s aim to completely revamp public education, but cautioned the prime minister about monumental challenges. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 31, 2019 @ 07:00

Fate of ECRL close to being finalised, says Daim

The fate of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is close to being finalised with just some minor details to be sorted out.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 31, 2019 

CM to consult DAP on Sandakan parliamentary seat, post

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Shafie Apdal said he would consult DAP Sabah first before any decisions could be made on the Sandakan parliamentary seat and the Minister of Health and People’s Wellbeing’s post. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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Mar 30, 2019

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 30, 2019 @ 23:00

Stand-alone Tobacco Control Act to designate all public places as no-smoking areas, says Zulkefly

The Health Ministry is committed to enacting a stand-alone Tobacco Control Act in the near future that will designate all public places as no-smoking areas, with a limited list of places where smokers can light up their cigarettes. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 30, 2019 @ 22:15

Dzulkefly: Smokers' needs won't be neglected, but better for them to quit

The Health Ministry will not neglect the needs of smokers when implementing tobacco-free zones.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoE Mar 30, 2019 @ 22:00

Maszlee: Industries need to study issue on graduates’ starting salary

The Education Ministry says it is up to the industries offering job opportunities to study the issue on the decline in fresh graduates’ starting salary. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 20:57

Unlikely PM will be upset if Kiandee resigns as PAC chairman: Hanipa

It is unlikely that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad would be upset if Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee relinquished his chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 19:13

Sabah may see cabinet reshuffle tomorrow

The Sabah cabinet may see a minor reshuffle, following the vacancy of the post of State Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister, following the death of Datuk Stephen Wong Tien Fatt on Thursday. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Rantau By-election Mar 30, 2019 @ 18:41

BN and PH intend to avoid campaigning on racial issues in Rantau

Both Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Harapan (PH) have opted to campaign across multi-ethnic lines rather than on racial issues, as the campaign for the seventh by-election since last year’s general election formally began near here today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30 2019 @ 16:50

Two police reports made over fake news involving Finance Minister

Two police reports have been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news on social media, relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New State Policies Mar 30 2019 @ 16:38

Penangites still willing to pay despite ‘no free plastic bag’ policy

The Penang government will hold a discussion with stakeholders before it decides to implement a plastic bag levy of 50 sen, up from the 20 sen per piece now, mainly at supermarkets. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 30, 2019 @ 16:22

Open tender sale for HK consulate may draw higher bid: Guan Eng

The sale of the Malaysian consulate building in Kong Kong is being conducted via an international open tender process at a reserve price of RM1.6 billion to receive a bid that may be higher, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | MAPS Scandal Mar 30, 2019 @ 16:00

Explain how company can wind up after being paid RM413m for MAPS, Zambry told

Former Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir has been asked to explain how the developer could have gone into liquidation after being paid RM413 million for Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 14:39

Dr M: I'm in a hurry because I don't have much time left

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is in a hurry to get things done as fast as possible as he realises that he does not have much more time to live. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: LTAT Mar 30, 2019 @ 13:52

Mat Sabu: LTAT accounts do not reflect true state, thanks to previous govt

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu accused the previous government administration of misleading the people when making announcements on the financial status of the Armed Forces Superannuation Fund Board (LTAT). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 13:30

Dr M indicates CEP report could be made public but only after govt scrutiny

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today did not deny the possibility that the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report on Pakatan Harapan government’s first 100-day in power could be released to the public. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 30, 2019 @ 13:28

Dr Lee: Return all medication containing Losartan to suppliers

Those who still have in their possession any of the seven types of high-blood pressure medication containing Losartan recalled by the Health Ministry must return them to the supplier, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 12:00

Dr M: Bumiputras don’t know how to handle money, spend frivolously

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has lamented that his fellow Bumiputras are not efficient when it comes to managing their finances, and tend to spend on unnecessary things. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Rantau By-election Mar 30 2019 @ 11:34

Streram successfully submits nomination papers, faces three others

Dr S. Streram, the Pakatan Harapan candidate from PKR who was “robbed” of his candidacy for the Rantau state seat in the 14th General Election (GE14) last May, got his second shot after the nomination process for the Rantau by-election here today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30, 2019 @ 09:30

Dr M: No Cabinet reshuffle, new ministers need experience

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied that he has plans to carry out a Cabinet reshuffle soon although he admitted that it is a huge challenge working with inexperienced Cabinet members. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Rantau By-election Mar 30, 2019 @ 09:30

Rantau by-election: Live updates from the nomination centre

About 300 BN supporters of all races wait outside the nomination centre as they listen to speeches. PAS leaders present include secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan, vice-president Idris Ahmad and Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 30 2019 @ 09:26

Tourism tax revenue to be used to boost travel industry in Sabah

The distribution of 50% of the 2018 tourism tax revenue amounting to RM12.67 million received by Sabah from the Federal Government will be used to boost the travel industry in the state. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: FT Mar 30, 2019 @ 09:04

Call to rethink bazaar relocation

COME Ramadan, one lucky trader will get to sell his wares on the same spot where the Union Jack was taken down on Aug 31, 1957. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: UEC Mar 30 2019 @ 08:24

UEC holders can sit for CLP exams

The Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) qualification at Senior Middle 3 level is acceptable to fulfill the requirement of being equivalent to the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) level for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice Examination (CLPE), said chairman of the Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Tommy Thomas.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MCMC Mar 30 2019 @ 08:16

MCMC takes action against 2,823 fraudulent social media accounts

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has taken action on 2,823 social media accounts which were involved in fraudulent activities from 2018 until the middle of this month, with 80% of them having been deleted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the platforms. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Rantau By-election Mar 30, 2019 @ 07:30

Rantau showdown: Odds favour Tok Mat as Pakatan stumbles to the starting gate

The by-election for the Rantau state seat, which kicks off today, has been billed as the “mother of all elections” and that could very well be the case with the country’s two major political coalitions jostling to make a statement. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: CEP Report Mar 30, 2019 @ 07:00

Be transparent about CEP report, say lawmakers

Several lawmakers and analysts have questioned the need to classify the Council of the Eminent Persons’ (CEP) 100-day report under the Official Secrets Act (OSA).
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: CEP Report Mar 30, 2019 @ 07:00

Jomo: There were sensitive issues but not anymore

Prof Dr Jomo Kwame Sundram (pic), who is part of the five-member Council of Eminent Persons (CEP), says its findings should be made public.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: CEP Report Mar 30, 2019 @ 07:00

Daim: I’ll release CEP report

Council of Eminent Persons chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin (pic), along with another CEP member, supports the release of a 100-day report. In it are recommendations that was prepared by the council.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Policies Mar 30, 2019 

‘All eateries can now use domestic LPG tanks’

Eateries in the country, including restaurants, kopitiams and food stalls, can now use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanks meant for domestic household usage. |Read more >|BorneoPost

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Mar 29, 2019

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 29, 2019 @ 23:00

Azmin urges action against those who build, rent out properties on govt land

Gombak Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali wants action to be taken against those who build and rent out houses on government land, including at the river bank in Gombak Utara, Selangor. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: KPWKM Mar 29 2019 @ 20:18

KPWKM to reduce events, increase policies: Dr Wan Azizah

The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has been taking steps to reduce the organising of events, while increasing the number of policies that will benefit the people, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Govt: CEP Report Mar 29, 2019 @ 19:00

PKR MPs slam OSA seal on CEP report

Two PKR MP’s have today voiced their dissatisfaction at the government’s decision to classify the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report under the Official Secrets Act (OSA).​|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: CEP Report Mar 29, 2019 @ 18:48

Azmin admits CEP report is not a matter of national security

Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali admits that the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) 100-day report is not a matter of national security. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 29, 2019 @ 17:00

Lim: BSH pledge for single people in B40 group fulfilled

The Finance Ministry today said the government has fulfilled its pledge to help single people in the bottom 40 percentile with RM300 million paid out under the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) scheme this week. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 29 2019 @ 16:46

Federal Court frees late Karpal Singh from sedition charge

Almost five years after his death, the Federal Court acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge, for allegedly questioning the late Sultan of Perak’s action as relating to the Perak crisis. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: Gerakan Mar 29, 2019 @ 16:26

Not making CEP's 100-day report public defeats purpose of setting it up: Gerakan

Gerakan has urged the government to reconsider its decision to classify the Council of Eminent Persons’ (CEP) 100-day report as an official secret and instead make the document public. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 29 2019 @ 16:02

Nga announces RM150,000 allocation to upgrade mosque in Teluk Intan

Teluk Intan MP Nga Kor Ming today announced an allocation of RM150,000 to upgrade and refurbish the An Naim Mosque in Taman Seri Setia near Teluk Intan, 60km south of here. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 29, 2019 @ 15:24

Perak to start pilot project to enrol stateless children in schools

A pilot project to help stateless children enrol in schools will start here, says state executive councillor Dr Abdul Aziz Bari.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoT Mar 29, 2019 @ 11:46

RTD: Registration of new vehicle models requires VTA cert beginning April 1

The registration of new motor vehicles through the e-Daftar system will require a Vehicle Type Approval (VTA) certificate serial numbers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) effective Monday. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:30

1MDB bond-issuer Goldman Sachs fined RM182m in UK

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has fined US investment bank Goldman Sachs’ London unit £34 million (RM182 million) for misreporting hundreds of millions in transactions. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | FELDA Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:30

Report: Putrajaya eyeing RM3b rescue package for Felda

The federal government is considering a RM3 billion infusion for the Federal Land Agency (Felda) amid depressed global palm oil prices and a European Union campaign against the commodity. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MITI Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:30

MITI to review newly appointed AP recipients

The International Trade and Industries Ministry (MITI) will conduct a detailed review on new companies receiving approved permits (AP) to import vehicles. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Mar 29 2019 @ 09:48

Killing or treating animals with cruelty even when threatened an offence: Wildlife Dept

Killing or treating animals in a cruel manner even if they come into conflict with humans is an offence under the law, says Peninsular Malaysia Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) director-general Datuk Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Mar 29, 2019 @ 09:00

Jho Low cries abuse as Putrajaya freezes dad’s accounts

Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho accused the Malaysian government today of abuse after authorities sought to freeze seven bank accounts belonging to his father who has been charged with money laundering in absentia. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 29, 2019 

Baru: RM21.5 mln for survey of NCR land this year

A federal government grant of RM21.5 million will be used specifically for the survey of native customary rights (NCR) land under Section 18 of the Sarawak Land Code (SLC) this year. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 29 2019 @ 08:13

EU risks trade war with Malaysia over palm oil: Mahathir

The European Union risks opening up a trade war with Malaysia over its “grossly unfair” policies aimed at reducing the use of palm oil, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: PKR Mar 29, 2019 @ 07:30

Anwar downplays reports of PKR infighting, says won’t derail Rantau campaign

The differences in opinion within PKR is only a small issue and does not affect the campaign for the Rantau State Assembly seat by-election. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 29, 2019 @ 07:00

Puspakom extends operating hours for e-hailing vehicles

The computerised vehicle inspection centre (Puspakom) is extending its operating hours for e-hailing vehicles at selected branches nationwide beginning Monday. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives Mar 29, 2019 @ 07:00

Penang goes greener with new move

Penang will fully enforce its “No Single-Use Plastic” initiative starting next year upon completing a total of eight dialogue sessions with stakeholders.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Projects Mar 29, 2019 

Purpose-built Micro LNG facilities in KK launched

State-owned Sabah Energy Corporation (SEC) reached a significant milestone with the official launching of the Micro Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities at the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP), yesterday. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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Mar 28, 2019

New Malaysia | FELDA Mar 28 2019 @ 23:14

Felda explains reduction on cost of living loan

Felda today explained that the decision to reduce the cost of living loan and advance from yield from RM1,500 a month to RM 1,000 a month is inevitable based on its current critical financial condition. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoE Mar 28 2019 @ 21:24

Education Ministry to push for cashless system

As Malaysia heads towards embracing a cashless system, the Education Ministry is hoping to extend it to schools as well. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 21:08

Govt committed to having quality graduates with vocational education module

The Youth and Sports Ministry is committed to create a new generation of quality graduates with its National Youth Skills Institute's (IKBN) Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) module.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 21:00

Dr M turns down DAP leader’s dare to debate on ‘Look East Policy’

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has turned down Dr Boo Cheng Hau’s challenge to a debate on the ‘Look East Policy’. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New State Projects Mar 28, 2019 @ 19:37

RM4b to make Kedah an aerospace, aviation and commercial hub

Kedah will soon be transformed into an aviation and aerospace hub with the injection of almost RM4 billion in investments. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | FELDA Mar 28, 2019 @ 19:01

RM711 million needed to continue Felda next gen housing project

The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) needs an injection of RM711 million to complete its New Generation Housing project, said Economic Affairs deputy minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Taman Rimba Kiara Mar 28, 2019 @ 19:00

Taman Rimba Kiara saga: Longhouse residents claim affluent neighbours denying them proper housing

The Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) longhouse community has voiced their unhappiness over their “rich and powerful” neighbours who they claim care more for public open spaces rather than their need for proper housing. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 19:00

Dr M: Like the national car, arms industry will be a boon for Malaysia’s progress

Prime MInister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said Malaysia’s arms industry will be developed to spur the country’s economy much like the national car industry. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | FELDA Mar 28 2019 @ 18:31

More than 80% of new Felda housing projects uncompleted

Over 80% of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) New Generation Housing project slated for completion by 2017 is yet to be completed, the Dewan Rakyat was told. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives Mar 28 2019 @ 18:23

Plastic bag charge may increase to 50 sen in Penang

Penang is considering raising the charge for each plastic bag to 50 sen as the 20 sen charge was found ineffective in reducing its usage, said Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 17:25

Muhyiddin: Wang Kelian RCI may use Suhakam report as reference for its investigation

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) report on Wang Kelian may be used as a point of reference for the Royal Commission of Inquiry's (RCI) investigation of the human trafficking camps, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | FELDA Mar 28 2019 @ 17:14

Felda white paper to be tabled at Dewan Rakyat in two weeks

The White Paper on Felda will be tabled at the Dewan Rakyat in two weeks’ time, according to Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Senator Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Mar 28 2019 @ 17:11

Over 3.2 million applications for BSH cash aid so far: Lim

Over 3.2 million applications for the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) cash aid were recorded as at yesterday, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoA Mar 28 2019 @ 17:05

Ministry considering licensing middlemen: Salahuddin

The ministry is considering licensing middlemen to control them from charging high prices at their own discretion, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Taman Rimba Kiara Mar 28, 2019 @ 17:00

FT Minister dispels ‘myths’ surrounding Taman Rimba Kiara project

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad today maintained that the government could end up paying more than RM150 million to a private developer if they cancelled the Taman Rimba Kiara development project. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoE Mar 28, 2019 @ 16:41

Graduates Marketability Action Plan to be completed soon, says Maszlee

The Education Ministry is in the final stage of completing the Graduates Marketability Action Plan. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Najib's Trial Mar 28, 2019 @ 16:30

Najib’s RM42m trial starts next Wednesday

Trial will start next Wednesday for Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case over RM42 million belonging to former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) unit SRC International Sdn Bhd. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 16:20

Guan Eng should comment on RPK’s allegations first, says Najib

Datuk Seri Najib Razak says he will only comment on the sale of the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, if Lim Guan Eng clarifies the graft allegations made against the Finance Minister over the Penang undersea tunnel project.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 28, 2019 @ 16:03

Half of tourism tax revenue to be distributed to state governments by month's end

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today confirmed that 50 per cent of the revenue from last year’s tourism tax would be distributed to state governments as promised. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 15:30

DoE to beef up enforcement

The Department of Environment (DoE) will step up its enforcement by 100 per cent, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: DAP Mar 28, 2019 @ 15:30

Selangor DAP rep wants smoking ban reviewed, calls for designated smoking areas

Selangor DAP deputy chairman Ean Yong Hian Wah today urged the Health Ministry to review the nationwide smoking ban at restaurants due to confusion over the ruling. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 28, 2019 @ 15:23

Before land clearing, public hearings will soon be essential, Parliament told

The Federal Government wants public hearings to be held before forest reserves can be degazetted for clearing, says Natural Resources Deputy Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 28, 2019 @ 15:14

Study on mandatory vaccination to be ready by 3rd quarter

The study on making vaccination compulsory is expected to be completed by the third quarter of the year, says Health Minister Datuk Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 14:22

Immigration may tighten social visit pass rules to check prostitution

The Immigration Department may tighten the procedure for issuing social visit passes in an effort to prevent foreign tourists from engaging in prostitution in the country, says Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28 2019 @ 14:14

4.8m hectare forest area gazetted as permanent forest reserves

A total of 4.8 million hectare of forest area had been gazetted as permanent forest reserves under the National Forestry Act 1984 as of Dec 31 last year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

 

 

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Mar 28, 2019

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28 2019 @ 13:29

No need for CEP as we are quick learners: Hanipa Maidin

There is no need to seek further advice from the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) as leaders from the current government are fast learners, a deputy minister claimed. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:44

Council of Eminent Persons' 100-day report placed under OSA

The government has no intention of making the findings of the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) 100-day report public and has, in fact, placed it under the Official Secret Act (OSA), Parliament heard on Thursday (March 28).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 28 2019 @ 12:38

No more approval for Environment Impact Assessment on wetlands

The government will no longer consider approval for Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) on all Ramsar sites to ensure the sustainability of these wetlands, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 28 2019 @ 12:31

Even Datuks received BR1M aid under BN

Individuals carrying the title “Datuk” were among those to have received the now-rebranded 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), according to Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:21

Students can check BPPT eligibility starting today

The government will start distributing the Higher Education Student Aid (BPPT) in stages starting today. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:00

Minister: Govt may raise age eligibility limit for mySalam scheme

The government is to consider a proposal to enable people older than 55 years of age to benefit from the mySalam national health protection scheme now available for people between 18 and 55, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Mar 28 2019 @ 11:48

RM11m spent to maintain Equanimity in five months

The federal government has spent RM11 million on the maintenance of the seized luxury yacht Equanimity in the last five months of 2018. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:29

UPC provides platform for public to participate in rule-making process

Rules are needed to regulate human behavior and the way of conducting business. With new technology and trends, some rules need to be reviewed to stay relevant in current times.   |Read more >|NST

MPC Unified Public Consultation (UPC) Portal >

 

New Malaysia | New State Projects Mar 28, 2019 

Julaihi: New coastal protection to stop saltwater intrusion, aid Sebuyau farmers

A project to protect the coast from intrusion of salt water will be carried out between Sebangan and Sebuyau. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:32

Senior cop slapped with fifth bribery charge involving RM1.5mil

A senior policeman already facing four corruption charges in Kuala Lumpur was slapped with another charge at the Shah Alam Session court involving RM1.5mil. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Mar 28, 2019 @ 10:44

Lack of evidence in Najib trial? Wait and you'll see, says MACC

Wait for the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to begin, says Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull, when asked if the delay in holding the trial was due to a lack of evidence on the MACC’s part.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 28, 2019 @ 09:42

Anwar: Parliamentary caucus to reintroduce draftsman

The parliamentary caucus on reform and governance is planning to table a motion to reintroduce the position of parliamentary draftsman in July. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28 2019 @ 08:57

Govt seeking comprehensive solution to statelessness: Waytha

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is currently in the final stages of consultation with various stakeholders and will be submitting papers to the cabinet for its final approval to solve the issue of stateless children and un-documented Malaysians. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MCMC Mar 28 2019 @ 08:44

Telcos told to be prepared for 5G: MCMC

Telecommunications providers have been urged to be prepared for the upcoming 5G requirements. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 28 2019 @ 08:38

1 mosque, 1 policeman programme to curb theft in mosques

All mosques in Selangor registered with the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) will have mosque relations officers from the police to further enhance the security-level at these premises. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 28, 2019 @ 07:30

What is the Public Accounts Committee and can it function without Opposition members?

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is a parliamentary committee formed to examine reports from the auditor-general (A-G) and scrutinise the government’s finances and money allocated by Parliament for public expenditure. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: BN Mar 28, 2019 @ 07:00

Zambry: Animation Park Studios allegations by DAP a trial by media

Former Mentri Besar of Perak Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has accused Perak Corporation Bhd (PCB) Auditing Committee chairman Chong Zhemin of subjecting him to a “trial by media” with his continuous allegations over the cost overrun of the Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) project. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Policies Mar 28, 2019 

‘RTP projects under RM1 mln now through cast balloting’

All Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) projects in Sarawak valued at RM1 million and below will go through the cast-balloting system starting this year. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

 

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Mar 27, 2019

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 27 2019 @ 23:13

Free bus service will be implemented in rural areas if not well received in Seremban: MB

Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun said if the free bus service was not well received in Seremban town, it would be implemented in the rural areas instead. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoE Mar 27, 2019 @ 22:00

Education Ministry to blacklist contractors who mistreat workers, says Maszlee

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is considering black-listing contractors, who are unfair and mistreat workers, from getting the related contracts under the ministry, said its Minister Maszlee Malik. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 21:17

Govt to review pension scheme, only new civil servants affected

The government is reviewing the pension scheme for future enrolments into the civil service, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Mohamed Farid Md Rafik. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 20:30

Aminuddin can’t quit SIGC president’s post unless he resigns as MB, says report

Negri Sembilan menteri besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun has found himself in a rather complicated situation as the Seremban International Golf Club’s (SIGC) constitution prevents his resignation as its president. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoT Mar 27, 2019 @ 20:24

E-hailing drivers can apply for PSV licences from April 1, says JPJ

E-hailing drivers can apply for Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licences starting April 1 this year, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ). |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 27, 2019 @ 20:17

Health Advisory Council set up with seven panellists to advise ministry

The Health Advisory Council has been set up with seven members on its panel. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: Welfare Mar 27 2019 @ 20:00

Over 6,000 homeless people registered with Anjung Singgah nationwide

A total of 6,936 homeless people have voluntarily registered at the five Anjung Singgah facilities available nationwide since its establishment in 2011. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27 2019 @ 19:35

Govt restructuring civil service based on economic situation: Md Farid

The government is in the process of restructuring the civil service based on the country’s economic situation and technological developments. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MCMC Mar 27 2019 @ 18:39

Proposal to give MCMC authority to act on social media abuse under consideration

The proposal to give the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission the authority to remove contents on social media that are defamatory or have negative elements is still under consideration, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: MoT Mar 27, 2019 @ 18:26

VEP poser: PAC to summon chief secretary to govt

Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar will be summoned by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over alleged discrepancies concerning the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system between Johor and Singapore. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: BNM Mar 27 2019 @ 17:58

Highlights of Bank Negara Malaysia’s 2018 reports

The following are highlights of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Annual Report and Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report 2018. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: Housing Mar 27 2019 @ 17:47

KPKT planning regulations for re-sale of affordable homes: Zuraida

The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) plans to set regulations for affordable homes to be sold back to the ministry if the homeowner wishes to sell. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Taman Rimba Kiara Mar 27, 2019 @ 17:00

Over 95pc of TRK developer’s RM115m payment made to government, YWP, say TTDI residents

Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) residents disputed today Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad’s RM150 million estimated compensation for any cancellation of the Taman Rimba Kiara (TRK) condominium project. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 27, 2019 @ 16:49

Health Minister issues national call for high blood cholesterol screening

Concerned about the increasing rate of high blood cholesterol among Malaysians, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad has issued a national call for every Malaysian to go for blood cholesterol screening.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27 2019 @ 15:43

No U-turn on plan to repeal Anti-Fake News Act

The government does not intend to reintroduce the Anti-Fake News Act or use it against anyone despite the fact that the Dewan Negara has rejected a proposal to repeal the legislation.​|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: Budget Mar 27, 2019 @ 15:13

Finance Ministry asks for extra RM4bil to cover expenses in Supplementary Supply Bill

The Finance Ministry has tabled a Supplementary Supply (2018) Bill 2019, asking for more than RM4bil to cover expenses. |Read more > |TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 27, 2019 @ 14:24

LGE: MRT2, LRT3 cost-cutting won't affect comfort or safety

There will be no compromises to passenger comfort and safety even with RM23.84bil shaved off the LRT3 and MRT2 rail projects, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
|Read more > |TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MCMC Mar 27 2019 @ 13:43

‘Govt will always keep tabs on social media laws, no room for hate speech’

Efforts to update and improve the laws related to social media abuse will be undertaken from time to time to ensure that the laws will stay relevant and up to date in times of rapid change, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives Mar 27, 2019 

25,796 NCR titles issued from new perimeter survey

A total of 25,796 Native Customary Rights (NCR) land titles have been issued to the rightful owners – thanks to the new perimeter survey initiative. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoF Mar 27 2019 @ 13:04

Govt tables supplementary budget, requests additional RM15.5b

The government is seeking an additional RM15.5 billion to supplement its 2018 budget. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB: Najib's Trial Mar 27, 2019 @ 13:00

Federal Court directs Najib’s RM42m trial to start

Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case over RM42 million belonging to former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) unit SRC International Sdn Bhd may proceed in the High Court, the Federal Court ruled today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 12:30

Putrajaya hasn’t decided on ‘flying vehicle’ yet, Kian Ming tells KJ

Government documents shared by Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin that showed a “flying vehicle” were simply drafts of the National Automotive Policy review, deputy minister Ong Kian Ming said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 12:24

No mercy for those who use children to beg, says Hannah

No mercy will be shown to syndicates that use children to beg, warns Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27 2019 @ 12:09

Civil servants’ job safe, only unfilled positions will be slashed

The government will not terminate the services of its civil servants in the near future. It will only slash positions that are currently unfilled. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 11:38

PM: Malaysian maritime enforcement a fragmented affair; needs more coordination

Enforcing the various maritime laws in Malaysia is a fragmented affair, cutting across more than 10 ministries and 31 maritime-related agencies, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 11:12

Azmin: Malaysian aerospace companies ready to compete globally

Whereas in the past, Malaysian companies had to rely on technology from developed countries, now they have their own engineering and research and development capabilities and are ready to partner with international aerospace companies to compete globally. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: PKR Mar 27, 2019 @ 09:57

Anwar's pol-sec says Nurul's earned her right to speak for rakyat

The views of Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar should be respected and not ridiculed, says the political secretary of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim after her interview with Singapore's The Straits Times provoked some strong reactions.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 07:00

Only PM can table PAC motion

THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman can only be appointed through a motion tabled by the government.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 27, 2019 @ 07:00

Liew: Report on separation of AG’s powers being prepared

A report to separate the powers of the Attorney-General and Public Prosecutor is being prepared for the Cabinet’s consideration, says Min­ister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New State Initiatives Mar 27, 2019 

Free shuttle service for patients from ITCC to Penampang Polyclinic

Patients seeking treatment at the Penampang Polyclinic need no longer worry about parking their vehicles whenever they visit the polyclinic. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

 

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Mar 26, 2019

New Malaysia | Dewan Rakyat Mar 26, 2019 @ 21:35

Fracas at Finance Ministry’s winding up debates

The winding up of the debate on the royal address for the Ministry of Finance was tumultuous following a collision between its minister and former Minister of Finance Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Mar 26, 2019 @ 20:44

Govt agrees to implement NHA for ATM veterans

The government has agreed and approved the implementation of the 2019 National Hope Aid (NHA) (Bantuan Harapan Negara) (BHN) for pensionable and non-pensionable Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) veterans.​|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Tmn Rimba Kiara Mar 26, 2019 @ 20:30

Rimba Kiara project’s RM150m cancellation cost developers’ figure, FT minister tells Hannah Yeoh

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abd Samad said today the estimates for compensation to cancel the Rimba Kiara condominium project was based on a suit filed by developers. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 26, 2019 @ 20:22

Parents told to check registry of sexual offenders before hiring babysitters

Beginning April 1, individuals or childcare organisations will be able to check prospective employees for criminal records of sexual offences against children. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: PAS Mar 26, 2019 @ 17:34

PAS takes Saifuddin to task for not revealing targeted fuel subsidy mechanism

PAS took Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail to task for not responding to a specific question on the detailed mechanism for the proposed implementation of a targeted fuel subsidy.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoW Mar 26, 2019 @ 16:42

Govt looking into providing incentives for IBS manufacturers, suppliers

The government is looking into providing incentives for Industrialised Building System (IBS) manufacturers and suppliers as part of initiatives to promote the use of the technology. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt: MoH Mar 26, 2019 @ 16:31

All hospitals, clinics to have EMR system in 3 years, says minister

The Health Ministry plans to implement the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system in stages at hospitals and clinics throughout the country within the next three years. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Mar 26, 2019 @ 16:30