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Nov 20

New Malaysia | New Policies Nov 20, 2018 @ 18:45

MBSA responds to royal decree over road signs

The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA), responding to a royal decree, today began dismantling road signs with both the Malay and Chinese languages in the city. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Budget Nov 20, 2018 @ 17:33

Guan Eng disputes Opposition claim of cuts to Bumiputera and rural funding

Claims by the Opposition that the government had cut allocations towards the uplifting of Bumiputera and rural communities are false, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies Nov 20, 2018 @ 17:16

Mujahid: Guidelines needed to differentiate between Syiah followers, promoters

Clear guidelines should be drawn up to differentiate between Muslims who follow Syiah Islam and those who also promote the teachings. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoE Nov 20, 2018 @ 17:00

BN reps, Bersih slam Maszlee for not ‘walking the talk’ after Opposition ban in schools

Several Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders have chided Education Minister Maszlee Malik today for instituting the same restrictions on politicians entering schools that the coalition itself had implemented when it was in power. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Nov 20, 2018 @ 15:17

Nothing 'arbitrary' about calling former Perak MB to PAC hearing on financial records, says its chairman

Calling former Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir as a witness to a Perak Public Accounts Committee (PAC) public hearing into the financial records of Mentri Besar Incorporated (MB Inc) was not something done arbitrarily said PAC chairman Leong Cheok Keng.
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New Malaysia | New Policies: MoE Nov 20, 2018 @ 13:25

Former PKR youth chief criticises move to bar opposition members from schools

Forcing opposition politicians to get permission from the Education Ministry to visit schools or education institutions is akin to an abuse of power, said Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul: PPR Nov 20, 2018 @ 10:46

DBKL detects falsifications of unit rental offer

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has detected the existence of a housing rent fraud syndicate involving Public Housing (PA) and the People's Housing Project (PPR). |Read more >|NST

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New Malaysia | New Policies: MoT Nov 20, 2018 @ 10:43

New express buses must have CCTV and use seat belts

All new express buses must soon have CCTV while passengers must use seat belts by 2019, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 20, 2018 @ 09:20

Selangor introduces ‘milk kinship’ cards registration service for mothers, infants

Selangor has become the first state to introduce the special MyRadha'ah (milk kinship or relatives) cards registration service for mothers and infants involved in sharing breast milk, aimed at preventing the problems related to “nasab” (direct family’s lineage).|Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 20, 2018 @ 09:10

Petition seeks Gobind’s ouster over criticism of TM’s service quality

An anonymously started petition has been launched to demand Gobind Singh Deo’s resignation as communications and multimedia minister over his censure of Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) over its high subscription prices and poor customer satisfaction. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Opposition Nov 20, 2018 @ 09:00

Hadi: Compulsory for Muslims to oppose ICERD

Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has slammed several Muslim personalities for openly supporting efforts to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoE Nov 20, 2018 @ 08:20

Tahfiz students to receive certificates from Education Ministry, says minister

A total of 249 students of three secondary religious schools who followed the Tahfiz Integrated Curriculum (KBT) will receive a tahfiz certificate from the Education Ministry next month.|Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: ICERD Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

‘No go if ICERD against Constitution’

The Federal Constitution protects the special position and rights of the Malays and it has nothing to do with racial supremacy, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

Explain progress of SJKC allocation, Teo urged

Deputy Educa­tion Minister Teo Nie Ching should explain the progress in disbursing this year’s RM50mil special allocation for Chinese schools, says MCA vice-president Datuk Tan Teik Cheng.|Read more > |TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

Dr M: Insiders tried stopping govt formation

There were difficulties “from within” when Pakatan Harapan took over the government, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

‘Remove dual language road signages’

The Sultan of Selangor has decreed that all dual language road signages in Shah Alam must be removed and replaced with the national language.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Scorpene Scandal Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

Graft-busters looking into the buying of subs 16 years ago

Graft investigators are taking a relook at the controversial purchase of French Scorpene submarines, which Malaysia bought when Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was defence minister.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 20, 2018 @ 07:00

Maszlee: Making schools safe is my priority

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik says making schools safe places for students is his priority.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Opposition | Nov 20, 2018

ROS officially approves GPS

The registration of Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) has been approved and the Registrar of Societies (RoS) will be issuing the official letter in the next few days, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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Nov 19

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoT Nov 19, 2018 @ 23:30

Govt to set up Malaysian Transportation Safety Board, says the minister

The establishment of the Malaysian Transportation Safety Board is among the measures which will be implemented to address road accidents, especially those involving express buses. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Policies: MoE Nov 19, 2018 @ 21:20

Mazlee: Opposition MPs may not enter public schools without permission

Opposition members of parliament must get the Education Ministry’s permission before they are allowed to enter public schools. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul: MoE Nov 19, 2018 @ 20:48

MACC to probe controversial milk programme for poor students

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik revealed that matters relating to the controversial milk programme for poor students had been referred to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies Nov 19, 2018 @ 20:18

KL, Putrajaya, Labuan to continue using biodegradable, compostable products.

In a move to preserve the environment from the use of conventional and polystyrene plastic, industrial players in the Federal Territories will be required to use genuine biodegradable products in their transactions. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 20:00

Azmin says no plans to merge Felda, Felcra

The government has no plan to merge Felda, the Federal Land Development Authority, and Felcra, the Federal Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Opposition Nov 19, 2018 @ 19:19

Sabah defence budget reduction endangers state - Hishammuddin

The 2019 Budget allocation announced earlier this months has seen a drastic reduction for the Defence Ministry, specifically for Sabah.​|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Nov 19, 2018 @ 19:09

Special committee to monitor early children education institutions to be established

The government plans to gather all early children education institutions nationwide via the establishment of a special committee to monitor the setting up and operation of such institutions.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 17:00

Muhyiddin: Obtain permit before holding anti-ICERD rally

The organisers of the rally against the ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) on December 8 must obtain a permit, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Nov 19, 2018 @ 17:02

No plan for a casino in Pulau Tioman

The Pahang government has never considered offering a licence for the operation of a casino in Pulau Tioman, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail said today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Fakenews Nov 19, 2018 @ 16:30

Met Dept denies warning of a Johor-bound tsunami

The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMD) today denied social media rumours of a tsunami that is expected to hit Johor this month or by the end of the year. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Nov 19, 2018 @ 16:30

MACC nabs three hawkers for allegedly bribing council personnel

Three illegal roadside hawkers were detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last night after allegedly bribing several Kluang Municipal Council (MPK) enforcement officers. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | Scorpene Scandal Nov 19, 2018 @ 16:20

Report: Najib quizzed over fresh Scorpene probe; MACC may summon Razak Baginda

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has reopened its investigation into Malaysia’s 2002 purchase of two submarines in which kickbacks were alleged, with former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak questioned over the matter today. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Overhaul: Projects Nov 19, 2018 @ 15:51

Government, developers to find the middle ground for KL projects

The 74 development projects in Kuala Lumpur that are currently being probed by Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) One Stop Centre will proceed after the government and developers come to a middle ground. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 15:00

Vigneswaran to sue Anthony Loke

Dewan Negara president Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran will file a lawsuit against Transport Minister Anthony Loke for allegedly committing slander against him over a supposed breach of security at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Nov 14. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 14:52

Special rights different from 'Ketuanan Melayu', says FT Minister

The Federal Constitution protects the special position and rights of the Malays, but has nothing to do with race supremacy, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 14:50

So what is the real reason why the Opposition is attacking Waytha Moorthy?

If ever there is proof that the internet never forgets, it is the video of Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) chairman P. Waytha Moorthy speaking to a Dutch TV station that went viral recently almost a decade after its broadcast. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MCMC Nov 19, 2018 @ 14:38

No more monopoly for Astro overpaid TV broadcasting, Parliament told

Astro will no longer have a monopoly for paid television broadcasting services as four other companies have been given equal rights to compete in the field, said the Communications and Multimedia Ministry today. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 14:49

Register your foreign workers for better protection, HR minister tells bosses

Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran today urged employers to register their illegal foreign workers to ensure they are insured should a mishap happen at the workplace. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: ICERD Nov 19, 2018 @ 14:12

Opposition lawmakers protesting ICERD start 'racist' chant against Waytha

Chants of "racist" by opposition lawmakers forced Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P. Waytha Moorthy to cut short his reply on the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) in Parliament.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 12:43

Waythamoorthy explains old video used to demand his resignation as minister

Amid demands for his resignation, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waythamoorthy came forward to explain a video that was being used to accuse him of tainting the good name of Malaysia. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies: ICERD Nov 19, 2018 @ 12:29

Orang Asli rights protected if ICERD ratified, says Waythamoorthy

The fundamental rights of the Orang Asli under the Orang Asli Act 1954 will still be protected if the government ratifies the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoT Nov 19, 2018 @ 12:13

No ceiling sale price for special vehicle registration numbers

The government will not set a ceiling sale price for special vehicle registration numbers, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Nov 19, 2018 @ 10:21

Najib to MACC office again

Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak is at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters office here today, believed to assist in the investigations into a solar panel project for schools in Sarawak. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PKR Nov 19, 2018 @ 07:30

Three things we learnt from PKR’s first congress, polls as ruling party

Forget the annual Umno General Assembly. With Pakatan Harapan (PH) in power, PKR’s National Congress seems to be where all the drama and excitement was. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Nov 19, 2018 @ 07:00

CM: NGOs now more vocal in opposing developments

Non-governmen­tal organisations (NGOs) have beco­me more vocal towards the state’s development plans instead of the opposition, says Chow Kon Yeow.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Opposition | Nov 19, 2018

Mohd Shafie wants govt agencies to return land belonging to the people

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal wants all government agencies, including government-linked companies (GLCs), to return land that rightfully belonged to the people. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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Nov 18

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 23:48

Presidential council to determine Rantau by-election candidate: Dr M

Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the PH presidential council would decide on the candidate in the by-election for the Rantau state seat in Negri Sembilan. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 23:43

Need for fair treatment of all minorities: Waytha Moorthy

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department and Hindraf chairman P. Waytha Moorthy said he is working with fellow Cabinet colleagues to ensure there is fair treatment for the Indian community and all minorities. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Nov 18, 2018 @ 23:30

Zahid: Umno and PAS to create a special committee

Umno and PAS will create a special committee very soon to find a common stand in their struggle to achieve the Malay and Islamic agenda in the country. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Policies: ICERD Nov 18, 2018 @ 22:00

Anwar: Postpone ICERD implementation, focus on the economy

The ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) should be postponed to focus on other pertinent issues such as the economy. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia PKR Party Polls Nov 18, 2018 @ 21:29

Anwar reveals he ordered validation of Julau PKR poll results

In admitting today that PKR’s election system is weak, party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim also confessed that he ordered the approval of the controversial Julau poll results to prevent further discord. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 21:24

Govt encouraging cabbies to move to e-hailing services for extra income

The Transport Ministry wants to help taxi drivers diversify their source of income and earn more by joining e-hailing services.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Policies: ICERD Nov 18, 2018 @ 19:54

Mahathir says almost impossible to implement ICERD

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said implementing the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) would entail amending the Federal Constitution, and this is an almost impossible thing to do. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Overhaul: FELDA Nov 18, 2018 @ 19:24

White paper on Felda to be tabled in December

The government will present a white paper on the management of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) this December, according to Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, who described it as dishonest and irresponsible. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 18:21

PH govt to adopt three thrusts to improve economy: Lim

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will be adopting the approach of three thrusts in the effort to improve the country's economy to give confidence to investors and to raise the quality of life of the people. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | PKR Party Polls Nov 18, 2018 @ 18:00

PKR announces final leadership line-up after fractious polls

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim made his official return as PKR president today, as the Pakatan Harapan component party announced the final line-up of its Central Leadership Council. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 14:30

No riots over ICERD unless incited by Zahid, PM assures Malaysians

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured the public today that no chaos will erupt over Putrajaya’s effort to ratify an international treaty against racial discrimination unless instigated by Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 14:21

Parents should consider enrolling children in TVET due to continuous growth for engineering jobs

With the continuous growth for engineering employment in Sarawak over the next few years, parents should consider sending their children for technical and vocational education and training (TVET). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MCMC Nov 18, 2018 @ 13:56

MCMC: Decisive measures yield immediate results in internet speed

Most Malaysians can now enjoy significantly higher internet speed due to the decisive action was taken by the government to improve the nation's internet speed, said Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New State Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 12:38

CM tenure raised at Penang DAP convention

Limiting the Penang Chief Minister's post to two terms is retrospective, says Chow Kon Yeow. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 12:06

Amanah ready to accept PAS members who want to jump ship, says Mat Sabu

Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu says the party will not blacklist PAS MPs who may want to join Amanah if the Islamist party and Umno unites.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 18, 2018 @ 10:06

Gov't looking into the fate of rubber tappers

The Primary Industries Ministry is looking into the fate of rubber tappers based on current rubber prices. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Nov 18, 2018

Three agencies under Recoda established, Score expected to generate RM334 bln

To expand the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (Score) area into the interior and rural parts of the state, the Sarawak Government has established three development agencies under the Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda). |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Nov 18, 2018 @ 08:00

Malay-Muslims will ‘run amok’ if ICERD ratified, Zahid warns

Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamid warned Putrajaya last night that the Malay-Muslim community will “run amok” to protest the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s pledge to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Govt Nov 18, 2018 @ 07:01

Q&A with ERC chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman

Since its formation on Aug 28, the Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) has been hard at work to fulfil its two-year mission of conducting an overhaul of the country’s election system. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 18, 2018 @ 07:00

Maszlee: Consider twinning scheme

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New Malaysia | PKR Party Polls Nov 18, 2018 @ 07:00

Azmin and Rafizi close ranks after bruising polls

Ground sentiment was what prompted incumbent deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to walk over, hug and hold up his challenger’s hand in a show of unity after nine weeks of bruising party elections.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Opposition | Nov 18, 2018

It’s your obligation Putrajaya reminded

Putrajaya is reminded not to shirk its obligation to provide quality facilities for students and teachers in Sarawak. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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Nov 17

New Malaysia | New Policies | Nov 17, 2018

CM: Sabah palm oil 100% RSPO certified by 2025

Sabah is still in pursuit of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and complementing it with the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MSPO) certification, said Chief Minister Datuk Mohd Shafie Apdal.​|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 23:50

No need for foreigners as Malays know how to create cities, Dr M tells Najib

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that he had opposed his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Razak for giving away thousands of acres of land to foreigners to urbanise and live in. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Projects Nov 17, 2018 @ 23:00

Dr M on third car project: ‘If I think I’m right, I will do it’

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad maintained today that Malaysia would continue with a third national car project, even as he extolled the necessity of protectionism for developing countries. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Projects Nov 17, 2018 @ 22:33

Tanjung Malim set to be first Commonwealth Youth City

Tanjung Malim, here is set to become the first Commonwealth Youth City in the world. Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives: MoE Nov 17, 2018 @ 19:48

Education Ministry welcomes efforts by all parties to combat drug addiction

The Education Ministry welcomes the efforts of all parties to combat drug addiction. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 17:38

Wan Azizah to chair PKR advisory committee

Although PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will step down tomorrow, she has been made the chairman of the party's advisory committee. |Read more > |SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Nov 17, 2018 @ 17:08

Penang using the smartphone app to fight dengue

The state government has been using the Predict and Beat Dengue smartphone application to combat the spread of the disease since January. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Nov 17, 2018 @ 16:56

Mahathir barred 12 Umno MPs from joining Bersatu: Zahid

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had barred 12 Umno MPs from joining Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, said Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 15:55

Smart Tunnel is closed during heavy rain, says FT minister

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad rejected allegations that the Syarikat Mengurus Air Banjir and Terowong Sdn Bhd (Smart) tunnel fail to function well during heavy rains but on the other hand, a large rainfall distribution at any one time causes it to close. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Policies: ICERD Nov 17, 2018 @ 15:14

Perak to revive tin industry

The Perak state government will enter into a partnership with an Australian tin mining company in a bid to revive the tin industry and grow the state’s revenue, says Investment, Industry and Regional Development Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 15:08

High time Sabah managed oil, gas resources more effectively: Liew

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pix) said it is high time the new Sabah administration headed by Parti Warisan Sabah takes the necessary steps to manage its oil and gas resources more effectively. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoYS Nov 17, 2018 @ 14:48

eSports governing body needs to be reformed: Syed Saddiq

eSports Malaysia (eSM), the governing body for electronic sports in the country, needs to be reformed to help produce good e-sport players, said Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MCMC Nov 17, 2018 @ 14:48

Plan for computer and programming module in schools

The government plans to introduce a module focused on computer and programming in every school in an effort to develop human capital highly capable in digital technology, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Nov 17, 2018 @ 14:45

DAP MP to lodge MACC report against Ku Nan over approval for DBKL projects

A Member of Parliament (MP) will be lodging a report with the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) on Monday against Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor for allegedly bulldozing through 23 development projects. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 14:49

Dewan Negara president told to apologise over the alleged security breach at airport VIP lane

Dewan Negara president Tan Sri S. A. Vigneswaran has been told to apologise for allegedly breaching security protocols and violating dress code while using the VIP lane at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 14:44

Trend of early retirement in police force alarming: IGP

The trend of early retirement among police officers and personnel is alarming, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul: PTPTN Nov 16, 2018 @ 13:49

'PTPTN may shut down if PH fulfills election promise of delaying loan repayments'

The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) admits it is not able to afford delaying repayments of its loans for borrowers earning less than RM4,000 a month. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | PKR Party Polls Nov 17, 2018 @ 13:41

Anwar: A special committee will review PKR polls once I take over

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says the party election process which has been marred by allegations of money politics and scuffles will be scrutinised once he officially takes over as PKR president.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies Nov 16, 2018 @ 13:07

Malaysia to ratify Rome Statute of ICC soon

Malaysia could have referred the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in 2014 to the International Criminal Court (ICC) if it had ratified the Rome Statute of the ICC, said M. Kula Segaran, chairman of the Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) Malaysia. |Read more > |NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 13:02

Pakatan govt should limit PM’s term, DAP MP says

Putrajaya should impose a limit on the Prime Minister’s term in office by means of the convention until the required numbers can be achieved in Parliament to amend the Federal Constitution, DAP’s Ramkarpal Singh has said. |Read more > |Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Reforms: GLCs Nov 16, 2018 @ 12:09

Johor state govt to undertake forensic audit of all glcs

The Johor state government will undertake a forensic audit of all government-linked companies owned by it in the near future to determine the reasons for some of their debts and duplications in business. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 10:47

Question of repatriating Sabah's stateless people does not arise: Mohd Azis

Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman said the Malaysian government's refusal to repatriate stateless people in Sabah to their home country does not arise as such efforts have long been pursued by the government. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 17, 2018 @ 10:26

PKR will ensure next PM is from pthe arty: Zuraida

PKR will continue to promote the agenda to have a prime minister candidate from the party and this will not stop with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as Malaysia's eighth prime minister, said its former Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies: MoH Nov 17, 2018 @ 08:26

Vape, shisha not included in smoking ban, says Dzulkefly

The ban on smoking at all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls which will take effect from Jan 1 next year does not include puffing on vaporised liquid nicotine (vape) and shisha, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | Nov 17, 2018

More bite to anti-graft efforts

Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) has urged the Sarawak government to identify more officers to be trained as certified integrity officers (CeIO) to sit in the tender board and project award meetings.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 17, 2018 @ 01:00

Sarawak govt to spend RM82m on fixing rundown schools

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg has said the state government will be spending RM82 million next year to make good rundown schools, including the provision of clean water and electricity for the benefit of students and teachers alike. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | PKR Party Polls Nov 17, 2018 @ 01:00

Rafizi: PKR election committee changed decision over Julau controversy

Rafizi Ramli has claimed PKR’s Central Selection Committee (JPP) has switched from their agreement that the voting tablets used in the Julau division were compromised by hacking software to now denying the voting information was ever compromised. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

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New Malaysia | New Projects Nov 16, 2018 @ 23:19

Penang govt plans to build the northern corridor international airport

The Penang State Assembly sitting was today told that the state government plans to build a new international airport to accommodate airport needs in the state after 2050. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies: ICERD Nov 16, 2018 @ 18:30

Thousands assemble nationwide to protest possible ICERD ratification

Thousands of people nationwide gathered on Friday to voice their displeasure against Malaysia’s possible ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies: ICERD Nov 16, 2018 @ 17:54

Govt to seek public views on ICERD from January

A series of public engagement to seek views on International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) will be held beginning January next year.​|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt Budget Nov 16, 2018 @ 17:30

Amid oil price scare, minister says Malaysia not too dependent on crude revenue

Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng insisted today that Putrajaya’s finances will not be affected if oil prices drop. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | Reforms: Amend Law Nov 16, 2018 @ 17:24

Penang passes Bill to limit chief minister's tenure to two terms

In what is believed to be the first in the country, a Bill to limit an elected representative from being appointed as Chief Minister to no more than two terms was tabled and passed at the state legislative assembly.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 16, 2018 @ 16:59

Court rules fresh election for Rantau state seat

A by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat in Negri Sembilan. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Reforms Nov 16, 2018 @ 16:58

Electoral Reform Committee to table report by the end of next year

The Electoral Reform Committee’s (ERC) interim report on improvements to be made to the country’s electoral system is expected to be ready for tabling before the government by the end of next year. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 16, 2018 @ 16:40

Youth support for Pakatan may wane if GE14 promises left unfulfilled, says PKR delegate

The youth may no longer support Pakatan Harapan (PH) if the ruling coalition does not uphold the promises made in GE14, PKR’s Youth Wing congress was told today. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | Reforms Nov 16, 2018 @ 15:45

Sabah seeks to resolve issue of stateless people in the state

Sabah is seeking a way to move forward in resolving the state's nearly 500,000 stateless people issue.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Projects Nov 16, 2018 @ 15:39

Residents fear landslide over plans to develop Penang Hill

The plan to build two hotels on Penang Hill has raised concerns among residents here on the possibility of another landslide. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Govt Budget Nov 16, 2018 @ 14:45

Discount for Penangites at Second Penang Bridge good idea but difficult to implement

A proposal for a 20 per cent discount for Penangites plying the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge (SAHMSB) also known as the Second Penang Bridge is deemed good by the state government, however implementing it may not be easy. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 16, 2018 @ 14:40

Mat Sabu: Stop ridiculing former leaders, let the courts judge

Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu urged the public today to refrain from ridiculing former government leaders who are now facing corruption and other charges. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Govt Nov 16, 2018 @ 09:05

Najib free to say anything as long as it is not against the law: Kadir Jasin

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is free to issue any statement on social media as long as it is not against the law, said Datuk A. Kadir Jasin. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 16, 2018 @ 08:27

PDRM is analysing weakness of eVisa application: Noor Rashid

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is gathering information and analysing the weaknesses in the eVisa system in the Immigration Department of Malaysia (JIM) which resulted in those blacklisted and with criminal records being allowed to enter the country. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Facts and Stats Nov 16, 2018 @ 08:05

Can Malaysia afford government pensions as it becomes an ageing nation?

Malaysia is heading towards becoming an aged nation by 2040 with more and more Malaysians falling under the elderly category. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 16, 2018 @ 07:00

Ministry to help local drug firms

The Health Ministry has promised to look into the obstacles that are stacked against local generic drug and biosimilar producers.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Nov 16, 2018 @ 07:00

Better immigration system to be developed

The Home Ministry will develop a new immigration system which is more efficient, secure and cost-saving, its mi­nister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Nov 16, 2018 @ 07:00

Nurul Izzah calls for TVET commission

The TVET task force headed by Nurul Izzah Anwar (pic) has suggested that a special commission to coordinate the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) implementation be set up.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | Nov 16, 2018

RM30 million for Unifor next year — Uggah

The Sarawak government has approved an allocation of RM30 million for the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) for next year. |Read more >|BorneoPost