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Home Ownership Campaign (HOC): Affordable Homes

Oct 4-6, 2019 at the NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

October 05, 2017

New Malaysia | Projects: Kg Baru Development Oct 05, 2019 @ 21:30

Landowners and beneficiaries of Kampung Baru propose meeting to resolve land purchase issue

The Kampung Baru Landowners and Beneficiaries Group (Pewaris) has called for a meeting with Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad to get accurate and detailed information on the actual situation regarding the sale of land in Kampung Baru.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt Oct 05, 2019 @ 19:11

Fire and Rescue Dept improves riot SOP

The Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) has improved its standard operating procedure (SOP) for riots or demonstrations to enhance the safety of all parties.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 05, 2019 @ 18:20

Lively debate expected as Parliament reconvenes on Monday (Oct 7)

Lawmakers will be kept busy with a long haul Parliament meeting from Monday (Oct 7) until Dec 5, with the Budget 2020 and other crucial Bills expected to be debated and passed.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH Oct 05, 2019 @ 18:07

Health Ministry to save RM200mil with integration of training institutes

The Health Ministry can save up to RM200mil in operating costs when training institutes (ILKKM) under its ministry are integrated in phases, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Govt: SOCSO Oct 05, 2019 @ 17:30

Perkeso aids more than 11,000 contributors to secure new jobs

 The Social Security Organisation (Socso) to date has helped more than 11,000 workers who were laid off to secure replacement jobs.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: AGC Oct 05, 2019 @ 17:03

AG: People have more democratic space now, following GE14

There is no doubt that Malaysians have enjoyed far greater democratic space following the 14th General Election, says Attorney General Tan Sri Tommy Thomas.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Govt: MoHR Oct 05, 2019 @ 16:34

Insurance companies welcome to contribute to Socso: Kula Segaran

The Ministry of Human Resources welcomes any insurance company wanting to contribute to the Social Security Organisation (Socso), according to Minister M. Kula Segaran.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Budget 2020 Oct 05, 2019 @ 15:14

2020 Budget: More allocations needed to elevate TVET

The Government should allocate more grants for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) under 2020 Budget to produce more quality training programmes to fulfil industry needs.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH Oct 05, 2019 @ 13:32

Early intervention making healthcare workers aware of special-needs kids

Improvements in early intervention services for special-needs children have created greater awareness among healthcare providers, teachers and parents, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Propositions Oct 05, 2019 @ 12:30

Chief Justice: Courts should have power to review executive, legislative

The courts play a vital role to give true meaning to constitutionalism, and efforts must be taken to ensure its independence and its authority as one of the three branches of government to check and balance the powers of the executive and legislative, Chief Justice Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 05, 2019 @ 12:20

'Instead of re-introducing GST, consider other forms of tax'

There are other relevant forms of taxation that the government can implement or re-introduce to boost its coffers and shield the country from global financial uncertainties instead of reverting to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Govt Oct 05, 2019 @ 12:10

PM: Msia will be run justly, without draconian laws

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will run the country justly instead of adhering to draconian laws as adopted by the previous administration.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH Oct 05, 2019 @ 12:02

Health Ministry: Shuttering of nine nursing institutes part of consolidation process

The recent shuttering of nine nursing training institutes (ILKKM) was part of a rationalisation and consolidation effort to achieve efficiency and cost-saving, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MACC Oct 05, 2019 @ 12:00

MACC chief says many politicians yet to grasp spirit of constitution, hampering reform

Many political leaders do not yet have a full grasp of the spirit of the constitution, which throws up speed bumps on the road to reform, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: EC Oct 05, 2019 @ 11:30

EC chief moots integrity branch to check power abuse, corruption

Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Azhar Harun proposed today a robust check-and-balance mechanism to be formed as part of an extended integrity branch in the doctrine of separation of powers.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Oct 05, 2019 @ 08:30

SSPN-I incentives of up to RM10,000 to continue for B40 group, says PTPTN chairman

The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will continue to provide free matching grants of up to RM10,000 to low-income families (B40) participating in the National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN-i).|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Initiatives Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

Project to improve road safety

One of the major arteries of the city has been marked with zigzag lines to alert motorists to slow down when approaching a pedestrian crossing.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | SPV 2030 Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

Economy-centric SPV 2030 to roll out today

The Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030, set to roll out today, will drive the nation’s socio-economic development and help to foster greater unity among Malaysians, says Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

GST abolition helped contain inflation, says Lim

Amid calls for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be reinstated, the Finance Minister maintains that eliminating it helped contain inflation.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Viewpoints Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

Nine nursing institutes closed this year

Nine Health Ministry nursing training institutes (ILKKM) have closed this year and 10 more are set to stop operating by 2021, says Cuepacs.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Viewpoints Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

‘Revamp the education system’

A special task force on the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) has found that young Malaysians are eager to learn the language of others in the country.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Govt: MoHr Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

Kula: Employment Act to include section on forced labour

The Employment Act will be amended to incorporate a section on forced labour to protect the rights of workers, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 05, 2019 

Masing criticizes Dr M for unfulfilled promises in PH manifesto

Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing slammed Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today for not fulfilling the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto that was promised to voters during the 14th General Election (GE14) in 2018.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | SPV 2030 Oct 05, 2019 @ 07:00

Is Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 the roadmap Malaysia has been waiting for?

Ever since winning GE14 back in May last year, Pakatan Harapan (PH) has found themselves on the opposite side of the coin.|Read more >|Malaymail

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Shared Prosperity Vision: A summary of what you need to know

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched today the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s roadmap for Malaysia to progress as a nation towards becoming a real Asian tiger once more within a span of just 10 years.|Read more >|Malaymail

WKB2030 continues effort to achieve 30% Bumiputera equity ownership target: Azmin

The Shared Prosperity Vision (WKB2030) will continue with efforts to achieve the 30% Bumiputera equity ownership target but needed participation from the country’s corporate sector for it to become a reality, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said.|Read more >|SunDaily

Development in Sabah and Sarawak will not affect NCR land

The government will ensure any development taking place in Sabah and Sarawak will not violate native customary rights (NCR) land there.|Read more >|SunDaily

Dr M says government to refine tax system

The government is looking to refine the current tax system to be more efficient without burdening taxpayers, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said after launching the Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030 today.|Read more >|Malaymail

Shared Prosperity Vision a two-way street, says Dr M

Malaysia’s new vision for equitable wealth can only be achieved if Malaysians co-operate with the government, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said after launching the Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030 here today.|Read more >|Malaymail

Govt targets RM3.4 trillion GDP by 2030, says Dr M

The government is targeting a gross domestic product of RM3.4 trillion by 2030 with an average annual growth rate of 4.7 per cent over 10 years through the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030).|Read more >|NST

Vision 2020 not achieved, to be replaced with Shared Prosperity Vision 2030

The concept of Vision 2020, which would have had Malaysia become a developed nation, was not achieved, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

Dr M says SPV 2030 has legal measures to check cronyism where Vision 2020 failed

Unlike Vision 2020, the new blueprint to a wealthier Malaysia by 2030 will be better able to arrest corruption that has impeded the country’s growth the past 15 years, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

PM launches Shared Prosperity Vision 2030, says will hit the ground running

The government intends to hit the ground running with its Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 and will not hesitate to amputate the cancerous limbs of corruption and abuse of power which hindered past visions, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 to propel nation forward: Mahathir

The Shared Prosperity Vision, launched today and scheduled to run from 2021 to 2030, will propel the nation forward and result in a country that exemplifies competition, integrity and dignity.|Read more >|SunDaily

Don't only help your own race, make SPV 2030 a success, PM tells private sector

The private sector is also to be blamed for Malaysian prosperity not being shared justly and fairly, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

SPV 2030: High value workers, SMI dominance to build nation’s economic resilience

The creation of high-value employment, the reduction of low skilled labour and an increase in automation are among efforts to be taken to achieve the guiding principles of the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030).|Read more >|Malaymail

WKB2030: Enhancing SMEs through rationalisation of capital financing institutions

Rationalising capital financing institutions to enable the small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) participation in new economic sectors is among the proposals under the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) launched today.|Read more >|NST

Income gap between T20 & B40 widened to RM10,000 in 2016: Mahathir

The income gap between the top 20% (T20) and the bottom 40% (B40) of the household income groups has widened from RM2,000 in 1990 to over RM10,000 in 2016.|Read more >|SunDaily

Dr M: Govt may introduce new taxes but won't burden rakyat

The government is looking to improve the current taxation system to ensure better efficiency, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

Dr M launches Shared Prosperity Vision, new roadmap to make Malaysia roar by 2030

In a glittering ceremony, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched today the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s roadmap for Malaysia to progress as a nation towards becoming a real Asian tiger once more within a span of just 10 years.|Read more >|Malaymail

WBK2030: Economic Affairs Ministry proposes tax base expansion, govt spending management

Expanding the tax base and strengthening the government’s spending management are among proposals under fiscal reform necessary to lay a stronger foundation for more sustainable and inclusive growth.|Read more >|NST

 

Countering subversive elements among measures taken to preserve sovereignty

Countering subversive elements capable of jeopardising the nation’s identity are among the measures taken to preserve Malaysia’s sovereignty.|Read more >|SunDaily

Govt launches Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 to 'turbo-charge' economy

Malaysia’s Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (SPV 2030) blueprint will provide the “turbo charge” needed to boost the country’s economic development, says Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

Shared Prosperity Vision: Target groups and bridging regions

In its Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) roadmap to create a decent living standard for all Malaysians by 2030, the Pakatan Harapan government has identified nine priority groups for social-economic aid.|Read more >|Malaymail

Muhyiddin: WKB2030 to ensure competitive, rapid economic growth

Strategies and initiatives outlined under the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) can further hasten Malaysia’s economic growth and bolster the country’s competitiveness.|Read more >|NST

Ministers bank on young Malaysians to drive Shared Prosperity Vision forward

The government is investing solidly in its youth to transform its Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030, the blueprint for Malaysians to progress all a whole and become rich together.|Read more >|Malaymail

SPV 2030: Implementing big data key in realising digital economy aspirations

The nation still faces challenges in implementing big data strategies as a result of fast-changing technology in the development of digital infrastructure, including data centres, according to the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) document.|Read more >|Malaymail

Shared Prosperity Vision: Expanding tax base, enhancing govt spending management vital for sustainable growth

Expanding the tax base and strengthening the government’s spending management are among proposals under fiscal reform necessary to lay a stronger foundation for more sustainable and inclusive growth.|Read more >|Malaymail

SPV 2030: Rationalisation of capital financing institutions proposed to enhance SME activities

Rationalising capital financing institutions to enable the small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) participation in new economic sectors and activities is among the proposals under the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) launched today.|Read more >|Malaymail

Shared Prosperity Vision to raise Bumiputera’s participation in high-value contracts

Various initiatives will be implemented to increase Bumiputera’s participation in government procurement, particularly in high-value and high-impact contracts.|Read more >|Malaymail

Shared Prosperity Vision takes into account the socioeconomic structure of past decade

The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) was formulated based on the country’s current economic needs and wants by taking into account the socioeconomic structure in the last decade.|Read more >|Malaymail

Malaysia needs clear policy to adapt to future economy, says SPV 2030 book

Malaysia needs a clear policy to raise awareness, adaptation and dominance of the future economy through exploration in new areas such as digital economy, automation, financial technology and artificial intelligence.|Read more >|Malaymail

SPV 2030: Countering subversive elements among measures taken to preserve sovereignty

Countering subversive elements capable of jeopardising the nation’s identity are among the measures taken to preserve Malaysia’s sovereignty.|Read more >|Malaymail

High income youth, career women among focal points in Shared Prosperity Vision 2030

Among the main issues involving youths as the nation’s future primary movers is the creation of high-income employment opportunities on par with their respective qualifications, skills and talents.|Read more >|Malaymail

SPV 2030 lists 14 proposed strategies in restructuring of business and industry ecosystem

The restructuring of the business and industrial ecosystems is one of the seven strategic pillars contained in a book, Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) published by the Ministry of Economic Affairs which outlined 14 proposed strategies to achieve advanced nation status.|Read more >|Malaymail

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New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Oct 04, 2019 @ 22:35

Cash rebate worth RM672,000 awaits affordable house buyers at HOC

To encourage home ownership among Malaysians, cash rebate worth RM672,000 will be awarded to buyers of houses priced under RM300,000 at the 2019 Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) for affordable houses.|Read more >|SunDaily

Home Ownership Campaign (HOC): Affordable Homes

Oct 4-6, 2019 at the NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

October 04, 2017

New Malaysia | Reforms: UEC Oct 04, 2019 @ 22:27

UEC taskforce needs more time to complete final report: Maszlee

The Unified Examination Certificate Task Force (PPDUEC) has sought for the postponement of submitting its final report to the government until the end of the month, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 22:20

Better to continue with SST, just improve on it, says Anwar

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) in his capacity as Parliamentary Caucus on Reformation and Governance chairman thinks it is better for the government to maintain the sales and service tax (SST).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 22:00

Orang Asli youths urged to take up entrepreneurship

Youths of the Orang Asli community have been called to venture into entrepreneurship to improve their economic standard and join the wave of modernisation with other communities in the country.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Policies Oct 04, 2019 @ 21:29

Failure to obtain MSPO certification by Jan 1 an offence: MPOB

Oil palm estates of more than 40.47ha and palm oil mills that fail to obtain the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification or begin the process of the certification on Jan 1, 2020, will be fined and penalised as it is construed as an offence under the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (Licensing) 2005 regulation number 15.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | SPV 2030 Oct 04, 2019 @ 20:40

WKB2030 to unleash new injections towards high-income economy: Azmin

The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030) will unleash new injections to steer the country into a high-income economy, strengthen the people’s purchasing power, and bridge the income and development gap between classes, races and regions, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | SPV 2030 Oct 04, 2019 @ 20:30

Ahead of launch, Azmin says Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 ‘a new dawn’ for Malaysia

The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (SPV2030) due for launch tomorrow will be “a new dawn” for Malaysia which will uplift its citizens’ socio-economic wellbeing, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Projects: Kg Baru Development Oct 04, 2019 @ 20:30

Property expert: Give Kampung Baru plot owners shares in development projects

A property analyst today suggested giving shares in development projects to Kampung Baru landowners, as a solution to help allay their fears of losing their assets in one of the most valued swathes of heritage land within Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Reforms Oct 04, 2019 @ 20:04

Malaysian Bar to overhaul Legal Profession Act 1976

The Malaysian Bar recognises the central role of the judiciary in Malaysia’s constitutional scheme and has taken all steps within its powers to protect and defend it.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 19:30

Almost 80pc of Customs Dept complaints related to corruption, says D-G

Almost 80 per cent of complaints received by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) against its officers and personnel are related to corruption, said its director-general Datuk Seri Paddy Abd Halim.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 18:11

Guan Eng: There must be solid proof people want GST back

Before the government mulls over the reinstatement of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), there must be solid proof that the people are in favour of such a move.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Projects: Kg Baru Development Oct 04, 2019 @ 18:00

Valuation Dept says not all Kampung Baru lots worth RM850 per sq ft

The Valuation and Property Service Department (JPPH) said today it will not price every lot in Kampung Baru at RM850 per square feet, but would rather conduct individual evaluations to determine their proper market value.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Reforms: UEC Oct 04, 2019 @ 17:41

Report on UEC to be submitted by month's end

The Unified Examination Certificate Task Force (PPDUEC) has given its assurance that the final report on its findings on the issue of recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) will be submitted to the Education Ministry by the end of this month.|Read more >|NST

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Home Ownership Campaign (HOC): Affordable Homes

Oct 4-6, 2019 at the NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

October 04, 2017

New Malaysia New Initiatives Oct 04, 2019 @ 17:01

Need for Malaysian women to get HPV vaccination

Cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancer were among top 10 dreaded diseases to affect Malaysian women.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Anti-hopping Law Oct 04, 2019 @ 17:00

Anti-hopping law necessary due to Malaysia’s political history, says academic

A Singaporean academic today backed the idea of enacting an anti-hopping law for politicians in Malaysia, in view of the country’s political history.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Anti-hopping Law Oct 04, 2019 @ 16:39

Dr M: Nothing wrong with party-hopping if there is good reason to

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said any decision by Members of Parliament to switch parties is entirely up to the individual – but it must be for a good reason.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHR Oct 04, 2019 @ 16:26

Ministry extends hand to rubber glove employers to comply with audit

The Human Resource Ministry will extend a helping hand to rubber glove employers in carrying out a comprehensive social compliance audit in line with international standards before it comes into force in 2021, said its Minister M. Kula Segaran.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | State Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 16:00

Sarawak targets increase in internet speed to 5G under 12th Malaysia Plan, says CM

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today said that efforts are underway to ensure the internet speed in the state increases under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) from 2021-2025.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 15:24

Study on GST should involve think tanks: Jalilah Baba

Economists from think tanks such as the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and Institute of Strategic and International Studies (Isis) should be involved in the government’s study on reintroducing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says SME Association of Malaysia board member Datuk Jalilah Baba.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Highways Takeover Oct 04, 2019 @ 15:19

Attractive proposal from Khazanah regarding PLUS

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today hinted that the government had received a proposal from Khazanah Nasional Bhd regarding PLUS Malaysia Bhd which would benefit the people.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 15:06

Need for incontrovertible evidence to revive GST: Lim

Calls to reinstate the Goods and Services (GST) tax will only be considered if there is incontrovertible evidence to show that it is the will of the rakyat, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 14:30

Reviving GST betrays voters trust, says Selangor PKR Youth chief

After MCA youth recently lauded the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's offer to reconsider the goods and services tax (GST), PKR Youth said it would be a big mistake to reimplement the 'cruel' tax.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia SPV 2030 Oct 04, 2019 @ 14:16

'Aid programme must be well planned, followed up to the end'

The only way for communities to break out of the poverty cycle is through education.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 14:03

Dr M: Govt to steer Malaysia according to rule of law

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday (Oct 4) assured the people that the government will run the country according to the rule of law and not what he described as the draconian laws of the previous administration.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Oct 04, 2019 @ 13:17

Ministry to work with pharmacies to raise awareness on baby dumping

The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry will be working with pharmacies next to reach their target group of women and teenagers and raise awareness on the issue of baby dumping.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 13:00

Dr M: Meritocracy, colour-blind schools start with good values

A good education system where meritocracy and all races mingle freely can only happen when good values are instilled and practised from the start, the prime minister said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms Oct 04, 2019 @ 12:30

Make reform recommendations public? Only if I were a free agent, but I’m not, says PM

The confidential report by the Institutional Reform Committee (IRC) and its seven recommendations that have been passed to the quasi-official Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) can only be made public once all Pakatan Harapan (PH) component parties agree to it.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 12:15

2020 Budget: Have GST at 3pct, say experts

The possible reintroduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) could be used as a stabilisation policy when the country’s economy faces strong headwinds, experts said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Anti-Fake News Act Oct 04, 2019 @ 12:00

Dr M says govt committed to repeal Anti-Fake News Act, but personally feels law necessary

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today admitted that he personally feels the need for a law to reign in false news even as he proclaimed his government’s commitment to repeal the Anti-Fake News Act.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 11:30

MCA Youth lauds GST study, calls for new rate to be capped at 3pc

Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad’s willingness to reconsider reviving the controversial good and services tax (GST) abolished last year is laudable,|Read more >|Malaymail

ew Malaysia | New Initiatives Oct 04, 2019 @ 10:30

Finance Ministry offers RM30,000 reward to federal civil servants while curbing graft, saving costs

The Finance Ministry has introduced two new awards that can net federal civil servants a maximum RM30,000 as reward for creativity, innovation and for exposing corruption or misappropriation of funds.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms Oct 04, 2019 @ 10:11

Security laws to be reviewed: Muhyiddin

Several legislations on national security and public order will be reviewed and, if necessary, tabled in Parliament for amendments, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said yesterday.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Oct 04, 2019 @ 09:48

Putrajaya command centre installs latest technology to monitor safety

All activities in Putrajaya covering safety, traffic, environmental quality, infrastructure and natural disasters are now monitored 24 hours by the Putrajaya Command Centre (PCC) equipped with the latest technology.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Oct 04, 2019 @ 09:18

Reach out and be key communicators: KKMM sec-gen

The Communication and Multimedia Ministry workforce and its agencies have been urged to play the role of key communicators capable of being responsive, efficient and effective in disseminating information on current issues and the government’s initiatives.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reforms: DKKA Oct 04, 2019 @ 08:36

PDRM to ensure its actions follow DKKA

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will ensure that all of its actions are in line with the Home Affairs Ministry’s Security and Public Order Policy (DKKA) launched yesterday.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reforms: DKKA Oct 04, 2019 @ 07:00

New policy emphasises protecting nation and people

The Security and Public Order Policy is the government’s latest initiative not only to maintain order and safety but also the people’s well-being and Malaysia’s continuity as a peaceful, prosperous, sovereign and respected nation in the global arena.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Oct 04, 2019 @ 07:00

Gobind mulls calls to ban online sale of e-cigs, vape

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is looking into calls to ban the online promotion and sale of e-cigarettes and vape, says minister Gobind Singh Deo.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 07:00

‘The more you consume, the more GST you pay’

The Goods and Services Tax is more efficient than the Sales and Services Tax, says Tan Sri Kamal Salih.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 04, 2019 @ 07:00

Wee slams Pakatan leaders over GST

MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has lashed out at Pakatan Harapan leaders for their remarks against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) prior to the 14th General Election (GE14) in 2018.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Oct 04, 2019 

School for undocumented M’sian children in Sabah soon – Maszlee

Plans to set up a school for undocumented Malaysian children in Sabah are in the works, according to Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 04, 2019 @ 06:00

Khazanah Research: Time to subsidise care for kids and the elderly, as country’s burden rises

Malaysia faces a rising care burden that, if failed to be dealt with, could take a heavy toll on the economy, drain resources, and widen gender disparity both at home and the workplace, a study by Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) found.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | SPV 2030 Oct 04, 2019 @ 06:00

From Vision 2020 to Shared Prosperity Vision 2030: Same deal, or fresh direction for ‘Malaysia Baharu’?

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s first run as prime minister was synonymous with many things: Malaysia’s first national car, KL’s twin towers, rapid economic growth and development, as well as the shift of focus from an agricultural economy to industrialisation.|Read more >|Malaymail

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In the News Snippets & Links 

October 03, 2017

New Malaysia Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 22:59

3rd meeting of 14th Parliament will last for 36 days

The Third Meeting, Second Session of the 14th Parliament sitting will take place for 36 days from Monday (Oct 7) until Dec 5.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 03, 2019 @ 21:53

PM did not say GST will be implemented right away: Saifuddin

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement on Goods and Services Tax (GST) today does not mean a decision had already been made to re-introduce the broad-based consumption tax system, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Govt: Home Oct 03, 2019 @ 21:23

Employers encouraged to provide jobs for ex-addicts: Muhyiddin

Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) called on more employers and companies to provide jobs for former drug addicts.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 03, 2019 @ 21:22

FMM lauds GST reintroduction, suggests rate of 3pct

The Federation of Malaysian Manufactures (FMM) is supportive of the government’s consideration to bring back the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to replace the existing Sales and Services Tax (SST).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | State Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 20:30

Don’t question Sarawak’s right to impose sales tax on petroleum, says assistant law minister

The Sarawak government’s right to impose a 5 per cent sales tax on the export of petroleum and petroleum products should not be questioned by anyone, Assistant Law, State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring Minister Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 19:30

Dr M is PM for all, Anwar says despite Malay Dignity Congress appearance

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today attempted to placate the public’s anxiety, especially non-Malay communities, over Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahahtir Mohamad’s expected participation in the Malay Dignity Congress this Sunday.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Opposition: UMNO Oct 03, 2019 @ 18:42

Zahid won't attend Kongres Maruah Melayu

Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will not be attending Kongres Maruah Melayu due to prior commitments, despite expectations for the top party leader to be present at the event.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia 12th Malaysia Plan Oct 03, 2019 @ 18:52

More sewage treatment plants to be built under 12th Malaysia Plan: Xavier

The government plans to build several sewage treatment plants based in states such as Kelantan, Pahang and Johor, under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Propositions Oct 03, 2019 @ 18:41

Separate lanes for factory, public buses to reduce congestion at Causeway

The state government plans to introduce separate lanes for buses heading towards the Sultan Iskandar Building (BSI) at the Causeway in an effort to reduce congestion at the checkpoint.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | PM Succession Oct 03, 2019 @ 18:30

Anwar insists PM transition plan discussed, but date to be decided later

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has insisted today that the transition plan for him to succeed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister was indeed discussed by Pakatan Harapan (PH).|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Oct 03, 2019 @ 17:30

Deputy minister: MITI to provide financial aid to companies registered under Industry 4.0

Deputy International Trade and Industry (MITI) Minister Ong Kian Ming today said companies that have undertaken the Industry 4.0 readiness assessment can apply for financial support under the ministry’s agencies.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MoE Oct 03, 2019 @ 17:00

Maszlee: Sabah schools to get extra RM15m from Education Ministry for repairs

The Education Ministry has provided an additional allocation of RM15 million for maintenance and minor repair of government schools in Sabah this year, its minister Maszlee Malik said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms: DKKA Oct 03, 2019 @ 16:08

DKKA formulated based on current security issues: Muhyiddin

The Security and Public Order Policy (DKKA) launched today is formulated based on the development of current global security issues, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Projects: Kg Baru Development Oct 03, 2019 @ 15:45

Khalid Samad says will discuss Kg Baru land purchase offer with Dr M

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad (pic) says he will meet with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to discuss the government's offer to purchase Kampung Baru land from its owners at the Pakatan Harapan leaders' retreat this weekend.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Reforms: DKKA Oct 03, 2019 @ 13:45

Security and Public Order Policy to replace 2016 policy

The Security and Public Order Policy (DKKA) will strengthen the Home Ministry’s initiatives to ensure the country’s security and public order are maintained.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Oct 03, 2019 @ 12:12

IBS shortage may impede supply of affordable housing

The government wants to use Industrialised Building System (IBS) technology to meet its 100,000 affordable housing units a year target over the next 10 years. Digital IBS, that makes use of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) system, will speed up the completion of the prefabricated houses, as well as improve their quality.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 11:46

Malaysia’s competition watchdog wants to fine Grab RM86.8mil, but will listen to its defence
The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has proposed a fine of RM86.8mil against Grab Inc, Grab Car Sdn Bhd and MyTeksi Sdn Bhd (Grab) for collectively breaching the Competition Act 2010.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Reintroduction of GST Oct 03, 2019 @ 11:33

We can consider bringing back GST, says PM

The government will consider bringing back the Goods and Services Tax (GST) if the people want it.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 11:30

PM says no issue keeping Waytha Moorthy on as minister

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he saw nothing wrong with retaining P. Waytha Moorthy as a member of his Cabinet.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | PM Succession Oct 03, 2019 @ 11:08

PM: Difficult to fix specific date for handover to Anwar
A former Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) CEO has claimed trial at a Sessions Court here to 33 counts of corruption involving more than RM5mil in bribe.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 10:30

Malaysia’s new national security policy needed to deal with digital challenges to country’s safety, says PM

The government has replaced the Domestic Security Policy with the updated Public Security and Safety Policy in order to meet the growing challenges brought about by the digital age.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 09:58

Committee to look into Foodpanda's new payment scheme

A committee comprising representatives of three ministries will look into online food delivery company Foodpanda’s new payment scheme.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 09:23

Malaysian nuclear agency to conduct comprehensive 5G tech study

The Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia) will conduct a thorough study together with stakeholders — the Ministry of Health included — on the impact and benefits of 5G technology on people, beginning the end of the year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | State Govt Oct 03, 2019 @ 07:00

Negri wants waste treatment plant relocated
The state government wants the country’s only integrated scheduled waste treatment plant located in Bukit Nanas near here to be relocated after it caught fire for the second time in four years.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: State Oct 03, 2019 

‘Port law to be amended to enhance efficiency’

The Sarawak port law would be amended to upgrade the state’s port services in order to modernise Sarawak’s ports and enhance their efficiency, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Building A New Malaysia |

In the News Snippets & Links 

Home Ownership Campaign (HOC): Affordable Homes

Oct 4-6, 2019 at the NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

October 02, 2017

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC Oct 02, 2019 @ 21:15

Working committee needed to facilitate mechanisms to implement UNGGE’s 11 norms: Gobind

Malaysia has emphasised the need for a working committee to be set up to facilitate the mechanisms by which the 11 norms recommended by United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (UNGGE) can be implemented.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Reforms: ERC Oct 02, 2019 @ 18:30

Electoral Reform Committee proposes proportionate representation system for parliamentary seats

The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) proposes that the proportionate representation system be adopted in the Malaysian electoral system for parliamentary seats, like in some Commonwealth countries.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Oct 02, 2019 @ 17:30

Govt needs to introduce Equitable Opportunity Act, says UKM chairman

The government needs to consider the promulgation of the Equitable Opportunity Act on the needs-based basis in line with the original objective of Vision 2020 to create a developed country that strives for inclusive and sustainable economic growth.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt Programmes Oct 02, 2019 @ 16:26

Provide lunch on top of free breakfast programme at schools, says Dr Jomo

Lunch meals that meet micronutrient needs should be served at all schools, on top of the Education Ministry’s free breakfast programme due to kick off next year.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Oct 02, 2019 @ 16:05

CAP wants total ban on vaping, e-cigarette

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) has urged the government to impose a total ban on e-cigarettes and vaping products in the country as such devices were also used by minors.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Oct 02, 2019 @ 12:34

Ex-SSM CEO pleads not guilty to 33 bribery charges amounting over RM5mil
A former Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) CEO has claimed trial at a Sessions Court here to 33 counts of corruption involving more than RM5mil in bribe.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Projects: TSGP Oct 02, 2019 @ 12:13

Daim leading negotiations to retrieve RM8.3b payment for pipeline projects

The former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin is leading the negotiations with China to retrieve the RM8.3 billion that was already paid to contractors of the Multi-Product Pipeline (MPP) and Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) projects.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia PTPTN Repayment Oct 02, 2019 @ 12:00

Settle your loans, PM tells students

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday reminded students on the importance of repaying their loans so that funds will always be available for other students to further their studies.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Initiatives: State Oct 02, 2019 @ 11:54

Sarawak to amend fisheries law by April 2020

Sarawak will amend the laws governing and regularising riverine and coastal fishing in the state by April next year.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 02, 2019 @ 10:30

Report: Putrajaya halts VEP enforcement at two Johor checkpoints

Putrajaya has stopped Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) checks on foreign-registered cars at two Johor border checkpoints, The Straits Times (ST) reported.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Projects: Kg Baru Development Oct 02, 2019 @ 09:01

Kampung Baru: 90% landowners agree with govt offer

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said Kampung Bharu Development Corporation (PKB) has received about 700 to 800 forms from Kampung Baru residents on redeveloping the area.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Propositions Oct 02, 2019 @ 09:00

Youth minister moots new law for gig economy workers after Foodpanda riders strike

A new law is needed to regulate the gig economy and provide better worker protection in the long-run, according to Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Reforms: SPV 2030 Oct 02, 2019 @ 07:00

SPV 2030 to close the wealth gap
Malaysia’s uneven wealth distribution must be addressed, and a new economic policy – the Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030 – will be launched to remedy this imbalance.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Reforms: SPV 2030 Oct 02, 2019 @ 07:00

Govt aims to break monopolies and stop profiteering
Monopolies and profiteering are rampant in Malaysia, and these are among the problems the Shared Prosperity Vision (SPV) 2030 aims to rectify.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Tg Piai by-election Oct 02, 2019 @ 07:00

18-year-olds can’t vote in by-election
While candidates in the Tanjung Piai by-election can be individuals of 18 years and above, they, however, will not be able to vote for themselves.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: MoT Oct 02, 2019 

State govts asked to submit transportation sector proposals for Budget 2020, 12MP

All state governments have been asked to submit detailed transportation project proposals to enable the Federal government to consider including them in the 2020 Budget and the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP).|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | New Initiatives: State Oct 02, 2019 

Taking charge of fisheries industry

The government will amend the Sarawak Fisheries Ordinance 2003 to strengthen regulatory enforcement in the state’s riverine and coastal fishing industry, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia New Propositions Oct 02, 2019 @ 00:12

Edu Ministry to hear NUTP's proposal on warden appointment

The Education Ministry is prepared to discuss with the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) the proposal to hire fulltime warden among non-teachers for boarding schools.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Building A New Malaysia |

In the News Snippets & Links 

Home Ownership Campaign (HOC): Affordable Homes

Oct 4-6, 2019 at the NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

October 01, 2017

New Malaysia | New Propositions Oct 01, 2019 @ 22:22

Zuraida: New policy to strengthen plastics industry

The Housing and Local Government Ministry is considering introducing a new policy to strengthen the country’s plastics industry, including more comprehensive guidelines on import and recycling of plastic materials.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Oct 01, 2019 @ 21:50

Road safety module for pre-school, secondary students next year

The Road Safety Department will expand its Road Safety Education Module (RSEM) to include pre-school and secondary school students beginning early next year.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Initiatives Oct 01, 2019 @ 21:48

Health Ministry to launch online drug purchase awareness campaign

The Ministry of Health will have an awareness campaign this month to educate the public of the risks of purchasing fake and unregistered medicines online.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | State Govt Oct 01, 2019 @ 20:59

Penang govt will allow ratepayers to object to proposed hike

The state government will allow a deduction for ratepayers who can produce valid reasons why local authorities should not raise their assessments.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Oct 01, 2019 @ 17:59

Residential home with many occupants can still enjoy free water: Selangor MB

Selangor residents with a household income of above RM4,000 and living in a home with several family members may still enjoy free water next year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 01, 2019 @ 17:30

Mujahid rubbishes Umno Youth claims on TH equities

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has ridiculed claims that Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) had disposed of equities worth RM2.6 billion.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Oct 01, 2019 @ 17:18

Time to turn household waste into cash, says Zuraida

The Housing and Local Government Ministry will implement initiatives to reduce household waste, following the previous administration's failed attempts to handle the issue.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | State Govt Oct 01, 2019 @ 17:00

Penang City council to take legal action against illegal quarry, says state exco

The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be taking the illegal quarry case to court soon.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:45

Former SSM CEO, son to be charged with corruption on Wednesday (Oct 2)
Former Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) chief executive officer Datuk Zahrah Abd Wahab Fenner will be brought to court on Wednesday (Oct 2) to face several corruption charges.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Tg Piai by-election Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:26

Umno unhappy with dates for Tanjung Piai by-election
Umno has cried foul over the Election Commission's (EC) selection of dates for the Tanjung Piai by-election, claiming that the body is not impartial.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Tg Piai by-election Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:16

Plastics recyclers can contribute up to RM20b to economy, says white paper

The Tanjung Piai by-election will be the first election in which Malaysians as young as 18 can contest.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:15

97% success rate for Malaysia’s deradicalisation programme, says Nga

Thanks to a comprehensive psychology-based framework, Malaysia’s deradicalisation program for radical ideology prisoners has achieved a success rate of 97%, says Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies: Digital Tax Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:08

Digital tax: Registration for foreign digital service providers begins today

The registration process for foreign digital service providers with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department has begun today in preparation for next year’s implementation of digital service tax, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Viewpoints Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:00

Plastics recyclers can contribute up to RM20b to economy, says white paper

Plastics recyclers could potentially grow their contribution to the country’s economy by three to four times, to an estimated RM15 billion to RM20 billion annually.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Oct 01, 2019 @ 16:00

Penang exco wants more funds for PPR, relaxed lending for home buyers

Penang state executive councillor Jagdeep Singh Deo is hoping the federal government will have a bigger budget next year for the People’s Housing Project (PPR).|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Oct 01, 2019 @ 15:50

Ex-Treasury office secretary faces corruption, cheating charges

A former secretary at the Finance Ministry’s Treasury deputy secretary-general (Investment)’s office was today charged with three counts of corruption and two alternative charges of cheating, involving purchase of a government property in Hong Kong last year.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt Programmes Oct 01, 2019 @ 15:00

Basing cops at PPR not the way to solve crime, says Penang exco

Penang state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said the proposal to station police personnel at People’s Housing Project (PPR) must be studied further before it is implemented.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Govt: MoHr Oct 01, 2019 @ 14:37

Kula: Give the disabled a fair chance at employment in private sector

Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran said those with physical disabilities should be given a fair chance to be employed in the private sector.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions Oct 01, 2019 @ 14:30

Health officials: Malaysia to push for strict law to police vapes, e-cigarettes

Malaysia is planning to introduce strict regulations on the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporisers, health officials said today, as countries around the world move to ban devices that have been linked to deaths and youth addiction.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul: Corruption Oct 01, 2019 @ 14:26

Ex-office bearers of Sarawak co-op claim trial to CBT charges involving RM3.4mil
Three former office bearers of a Sarawak cooperative have pleaded not guilty in two Sessions Courts here to six charges of criminal breach of trust involving a total of RM3.4mil in Federal funds.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Propositions: E-sports Oct 01, 2019 @ 13:45

Plan for e-sports in schools gets mixed response

The move to introduce esports as part of co-curricular activities in secondary schools here received mixed response from parents group and esports advocates.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: Resources Oct 01, 2019 @ 13:38

Xavier: Govt to review laws to better protect water resources
The government will be reviewing by-laws and legislation to better protect our water resources, says Dr Xavier Jayakumar.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: MESTECC Oct 01, 2019 @ 13:21

Malaysia to review greenhouse gas emissions commitment: Mestecc

Malaysia will be reviewing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions commitment, pledged under the Paris Agreement (PA) in 2016, said Yeo Bee Yin, the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc).|Read more >