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ANM in the News Archive September 01 - 10,  2020

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September 11, 2020

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 11 2020 @ 12:00

Tamrin Ghafar to sue Zuraida over statement implicating him to Bumi Segar Indah, says minister approved project herself

The son of late former deputy prime minister Tun Ghafar Baba is mulling legal action against the Local Government and Housing Minister (KPKT), Zuraida Kamaruddin, after linking him to the controversy over projects awarded without tender at her ministry.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 11 2020 @ 12:00

Sabah election: BN, PN, PBS at odds; set to clash over 11 seats

Barisan Nasional (BN), Perikatan Nasional (PN) and Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) will clash over 11 state seats in the upcoming Sabah election.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 11 2020 @ 14:00

Lim Guan Eng claims trial to misappropriation of property charges

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng was charged in the Sessions Court today with two counts of causing two plots of land belonging to the Penang government worth RM208.8 million to be disposed of to developers.|Read more >|SunDaily

September 10, 2020

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 10 2020 @ 08:00

Warisan to compete in 54 Sabah seats; PKR gets just seven

Parti Warisan Sabah will compete in 54 out of the 73 seats in the upcoming state election, party president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal revealed today.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 10 2020 @ 13:00

Sabah election: BN-Umno to contest 31 seats

Barisan Nasional (BN)-Umno will field 31 candidates in the Sabah election on Sept 26.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 10 2020 @ 12:00

Govt will not impose vacancy tax for unsold high-end units

The widely debated Vacancy Tax on unsold high-end properties will likely not be imposed next year as it is still being reviewed by the Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 10 2020 @ 08:00

Shafie: Mission school, education hub in Keningau if Warisan returns to power

The Warisan Plus coalition will look into the establishment of a mission school and education hub here in Keningau should they return to power after the state election, said caretaker Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 10 2020 @ 08:00

Water management body to be established in Federal Territory

A water management body will be established in the Federal Territory to ensure no water disruption in the country’s capital, said Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Sabah State Elections | Sep 10 2020 @ 08:00

PN to work together with Sabah-based parties

Perikatan Nasional (PN) aims to take over the state government during the state polls via close collaboration with local based parties.|Read more >|NST

September 09, 2020

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 09 2020 @ 20:00

Proposal to reinstate Parliamentary Services Act

The government has been urged to reinstate the Parliamentary Services Act 1963 that was repealed in 1992 in an effort to enhance the autonomy of Parliament, including the Dewan Negara as an influential forum in determining national policy.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 09 2020 @ 18:00

Ministry walks back deputy minister’s claim about imposing 20 sen surcharge for online purchases

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has denied holding any discussions on plans to impose an additional charge of 20 sen for purchases costing between RM200 and RM1,000 on online platforms.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 09 2020 @ 18:00

Categorise environmental pollution offence as organised crime under SOSMA - IGP

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have proposed to the Attorney-General’s Chambers to categorise environmental pollution offences as organised crimes and should be investigated under the Security Offences (Special Measures) 2012 (SOSMA).|Read more >|SunDaily

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September 09, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Sep 09 2020 @ 17:00

Chow announces mid-term reshuffle of state excos' portfolios

The Penang government today announced a mid-term reshuffle of portfolios involving some of its 11 state executive councillors (excos), including Chief Minister Chow Kon Kon Yeow.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | LGE Corruption Cases | Sep 09 2020 @ 14:00

Lim Guan Eng to face two new charges this Friday

Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng will face two new charges for dishonest misappropriation of property at the Butterworth Sessions Court this Friday.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 09 2020 @ 13:00

Perak to gazette former mining ponds as urban fisheries to meet growing demand

The Perak state government is planning to gazette former mining ponds for fishing activities in order to fulfill the fish supply in the state.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Sep 09 2020 @ 12:00

Dr Mahathir publishes proposed no-confidence motion against Muhyiddin, after attempts in Parliament fail

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has published his proposed motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on his personal blog after being frustrated with his attempts in the Dewan Rakyat.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Sep 09 2020 @ 08:00

Four clusters created as strategy to improve national food security - PMO

The Cabinet Committee on National Food Security Policy agreed at its first meeting today to create four clusters as a strategy to improve the quality and food security by optimising existing resources.|Read more >|SunDaily

September 08, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Sep 08 2020 @ 22:00

Bersatu denies 70% of its members have left party

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has denied allegations that 70% of its members have left the party to join Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies | Sep 08 2020 @ 21:00

Merit element introduced in series 3 driving institute grading assessment

A merit element will be introduced as an additional feature in the grading assessment of series 3 driving institute from next year, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 08 2020 @ 20:00

Additional charge for online purchases on the cards

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry plans to impose an additional 20 sen charge for purchases of between RM200 and RM1,000 made on online platforms.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Sep 08 2020 @ 20:00

Azmin, Zuraida appointed Bersatu Supreme Council members

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Zuraida Kamaruddin have been appointed as members of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Supreme Leadership Council.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | Govt: MoHR | Sep 08 2020 @ 19:00

Act 446: Government adopts educational approach until December

The government will use the educational approach on employers in various sectors until the end of this year so that they can comply with the Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Act 2019 (Act 446).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Corruption | Sep 08 2020 @ 19:00

MACC nabs two company directors in Kuching over RM800m rural road project

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will monitor the implementation of the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) scheme for cross-border travel between Malaysia and Singapore, as well as re-evaluate its implementation and the risk of infection from time to time.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 08 2020 @ 17:00

Transport Ministry reviewing ECRL's Mentakab-Port Klang alignment

The East Coast Rail Link's (ECRL) Mentakab to Port Klang alignment is being reviewed and fine-tuned especially for the original route passing through Bentong, Gombak and heading towards Port Klang, said the Transport Ministry.|Read more >|NST

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September 08, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis Sep 08 2020 @ 17:00|

Election is on: Court dismisses appeal over Sabah state assembly dissolution

he Court of Appeal today dismissed 33 assemblymen's appeal against a High Court's ruling over the Sabah Yang Dipertua Negeri's decision to dissolve the state legislative assembly.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19: RMCO | Sep 08 2020 @ 17:00

No fist-bumping, please to curb spread of COVID-19 - Health Ministry

The public is advised not to do the fist bump, a popular gesture of greeting these days when meeting someone, so as to curb the spread of the contagious COVID-19.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | Overhaul Corruption Sep 08 2020 @ 19:00|

MACC nabs two company directors in Kuching over RM800m rural road project

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will monitor the implementation of the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) scheme for cross-border travel between Malaysia and Singapore, as well as re-evaluate its implementation and the risk of infection from time to time.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: AGC | Sep 08 2020 @ 08:00

Water pollution: Selangor MB’s ‘’no action” statement not true - AG

Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari’s statement that no action was taken by the attorney-general after the state government completed the investigation into the water pollution case last April, as published today by the Free Malaysia Today news portal, is untrue and completely unfounded.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

September 07, 2020

New Malaysia | 2020 political crisis | Sep 07 2020 @ 21:00

Talks are rife BN and Bersatu having hiccups over seat allocation

Seat allocation process in an election has never been easy - politicians need to compromise and consolidate, or risk severe infighting that can lead to break-ups.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MCA Sep 07 2020 @ 20:00|

MCA part of BN component parties - Wee

MCA is one of the Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties, said its president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | Covid-19: RMCO | Sep 07 2020 @ 20:00

Minister: PCA implementation for travel between Malaysia and Singapore to be monitored, easing of quarantine rules for returnees

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will monitor the implementation of the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) scheme for cross-border travel between Malaysia and Singapore, as well as re-evaluate its implementation and the risk of infection from time to time.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 17:00

Govt forming environment's new saviour: The Environmental Crime Unit

The formation of an Environmental Crime Unit, a joint effort between three ministries, is underway to monitor and fight environmental crimes nationwide.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 16:00

Guan Eng proposes 3 economic shields for projected 1mil unemployed M’sians

The projected one million unemployed Malaysians will require three economic shields costing RM31.4 billion, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: EPF | Sep 07 2020 @ 15:00

EPF extends compulsory contribution date for employers

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be extending the date for employers to remit their mandatory contribution for the months of September to December this year, from the 15th of the month to the 30th of each month, respectively.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Sep 06 2020 @ 16:00

COVID-19: Malaysia imposes entry ban on 23 countries

Long-term pass holders from 23 countries which have recorded more than 150,000 COVID-19 cases are barred from entering Malaysia effective today (Sept 7).|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF | Sep 07 2020 @ 14:00

BNM also buys bonds in the market if necessary, finance minister tells Dewan Negara

In its efforts to promote a robust domestic bond market, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) also purchases bonds in the market if necessary and under certain conditions, says Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.|Read more >|Malaymail

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September 07, 2020

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 12:00

'Enhanced DoE database can tackle water issue'

An enhanced database at the Department of Environment and technical solutions must be adopted by the relevant authorities.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 11:00

DoE denies claim exclusive rights granted to select companies to handle scheduled wastes

The Department of Environment (DoE) has not granted the exclusive rights to any ‘Prescribed Premises Scheduled Wastes’ (PYDT BT) to handle scheduled wastes in the country.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 12:00

Call for river protection authority

Klang MP Charles Santiago has called for a national river protection authority to be set up to safeguard the nation’s water resources.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 07 2020 @ 07:00

E-scooter and e-bike users may soon require registration and licence in Malaysia, says transport minister

 Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong has revealed that his ministry will soon regulate the use of micromobility vehicles in Malaysia once the Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2020 takes into effect. The Bill has been passed in the lower house of Parliament and it will be presented to the senate later this month for approval.|Read more >|Bernama

September 06, 2020

New Malaysia | New Policies | Sep 06 2020 @ 21:00

DBKL: Billboard displays in KL must be vetted by DBP

Any party wanting to install a billboard in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur needs to get it vetted by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) on the correct usage of Bahasa Melayu.|Read more >|Bernama

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Sep 06 2020 @ 17:00

10 villages targeted for Desa Lestari Programme this year

The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) is targeting 10 new villages for its Desa Lestari (sustainable village) programme this year, involving an allocation of RM10 million.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 06 2020 @ 17:00

Minister: Amendments to Local Government Act 171 will give power to authorities to take stringent action against polluters

The amendments to the Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171) will give power to local authorities (PBT) to impose stricter action against factories responsible for causing pollution, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt | Sep 06 2020 @ 17:00

Federal govt channels RM34.3M to improve Sepanggar Port’s facilities

The federal government has channelled RM34.3 million to the Sepanggar Bay Container Port here to improve its infrastructure facilities.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Sep 06 2020 @ 16:00

Two landfills in Kedah to be upgraded to WTE plant - Zuraida

Two landfills in Kedah will be upgraded to waste-to-energy (WTE) plants, that are expected to solve the rubbish and solid waste management problems in the state, says Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 06 2020 @ 12:00

MP: Create buffer zone between nation's rivers, factories

A special federal agency should be set up to closely monitor Malaysia's rivers as a way of protecting the water sources from industrial pollution.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MIC | Sep 06 2020 @ 12:00

MIC deputy president says party has RM1b in assets to assist Malaysian Indians

One of Malaysia’s oldest political parties, MIC, has some RM1 billion in assets it can use to help the ethnic Indian community, its deputy president Datuk Seri M. Saravanan told Mingguan Malaysia.|Read more >|Malaymail

September 05, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt | Sep 05 2020 @ 00:00

Indian community urged to upskill to ensure success of WKB 2030

The local Indian community has been urged to respond to the government's challenge to constantly upskill themselves in order to ensure success in reaching the goals of the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB 2030).|Read more >|Bernama

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September 05, 2020

New Malaysia | Sabah Stae Election | Sep 05 2020 @ 00:00

'No go for Papar Dam project if LDP wins'

The controversial Papar Dam mega project will be halted if the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is given a full mandate in the upcoming state polls.|Read more >|NST

September 04, 2020

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Sep 05 2020 @ 23:00

RRIMniaga to be compulsory from January 2021 - Khairuddin

The government is sticking with its decision to make RRIMniaga compulsory next year.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | 1MDB | Sep 04 2020 @ 13:00

High Court: Third parties can claim assets seized from Najib

The High Court today granted an order for any interested party to claim ownership of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-linked assets seized from former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, 16 individuals and companies shortly after the 14th general election (GE14).|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | Sep 04 2020 @ 10:00

Malaysia drops criminal cases against three Goldman Sachs entities over 1MDB-linked bonds

Malaysia today dropped all criminal charges against the UK-based Goldman Sachs International and its Asian entities Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC and Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte, owing to “new developments”.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Sep 04 2020 @ 08:00

Zahidi apologises to Veveonah Mosibin

Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin today apologised to Veveonah Mosibin for the incorrect statement he made about the student in the Dewan Negara.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Sep 04 2020 @ 00:00

Poor response to e-Census 2020, says chief statistician

With another 27 days left, only about one million Malaysians have completed the Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020) online or e-Census, which is very low compared to Malaysia's population of 32 million.|Read more >|NST

September 03, 2020

New Malaysia | Opposition: Pejuang | Sep 03 2020 @ 19:00

Pejuang set up for Malays to unshackle their own community - Dr M

The membership of Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) is only open to Malays for them to solve the various problems still shackling the community, including poverty, says its founder and former prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|Bernama

 

New Malaysia | Save Musang King Alliance | Sep 03 2020 @ 19:00

Durian orchard standoff: 30 reports lodged over land encroachment

Several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including armed forces veteran gave the thumbs-up for the Pahang government's move to bring land encroachment activities here to an end.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Initiatives | Sep 03 2020 @ 19:00

Special Cuti-Cuti Malaysia packages for civil servants

Tourism Malaysia with the support of the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board Employee Union (MTPB Employee Union) and Cuepacs today launched a special package for civil servants in conjunction with Cuti-Cuti Malaysia campaign.|Read more >|Bernama

New Malaysia | Save Musang King Alliance | Sep 03 2020 @ 19:00

Samka: RPDR-PKPP's claim about durian farms does not hold water

Barely two days after Royal Pahang Durian Resources-PKPP Sdn Bhd (RPDR-PKPP) attempted to set the record straight on the durian farm legalisation scheme proposal in Raub, farmers here have now accused them of lying.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MoH | Sep 03 2020 @ 19:00

Misleading advertisements: 151 websites, 319 social media accounts blocked

A total of 151 websites and 319 social media accounts have been blocked from January 2018 until June 19 this year for promoting food products through misleading advertisements.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt | Sep 03 2020 @ 17:00

Ekuinas to share RM120m of its gains via PNB for benefit of Bumiputeras

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin witnessed the presentation of RM120 million of Ekuiti Nasional Bhd’s (Ekuinas) gains to Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputera (YPB) for the benefit of its Bumiputera unitholders of trust funds managed by Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) here today.|Read more >|Malaymail

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September 03, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: MACC | Sep 03 2020 @ 17:00

Letter of support not a directive, MACC reminds civil servants

Civil servants should not take letters of support from ministers or politicians as a directive for them to approve or act on, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Sep 03 2020 @ 15:00

Ka Siong: Amendments to Road Transport Act to ensure safety of road users, not curb one’s right to consume alcohol

The government's action in amending the Road Transport Act 1987 (Act 333) is to allow stern action against drunk drivers, and not to violate the right of individuals to consume alcohol, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Sep 03 2020 @ 13:00

Ministry to build 500 new communication towers

At least 500 new communication towers will be built in 210 mukim throughout the country beginning in the fourth quarter of this year for the provision of broadband 4G services, the Dewan Negara was told today.|Read more >|Bernama

 

New Malaysia | Govt | Sep 03 2020 @ 13:00

Only 48.48pc of allocation for govt’s development projects utilised, says Tok Pa

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said only 48.48 per cent or RM33.4 billion of the allocation for government development projects has been spent as at August 26, 2020.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt: MoF | Sep 03 2020 @ 12:00

National Finance under control despite implementing Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan

The country’s financial situation is under control even though the government has overspent to address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the country’s economy.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Opposition: DAP | Sep 03 2020 @ 10:00

Guan Eng accuses MACC of ‘lying’ after commission denied barring him from Sabah entry

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has slammed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today, accusing it of lying about his barred entry into Sabah.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Propositions | Sep 03 2020 @ 09:00

Act 505 Amendments to be tabled in November

The government plans to table amendments to the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) 1993 (Act 505) in the next parliament session in November, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri said.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | Sep 03 2020 @ 08:00

Appointment of MACC Chief to be done through parliamentary votes - Azam

The government has agreed that the appointment of the next chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is to be done through Parliamentary votes.|Read more >|SunDaily

September 02, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Sep 02 2020 @ 19:00

Free parking in Penang Island, Sbrg Prai City Councils' lots until Friday

Motorists parking their vehicles in the jurisdiction of Penang Island and Seberang Prai city councils can do so for free until this Friday following Penang Smart Parking (PSP) application's technical glitch.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | Sep 02 2020 @ 19:00

Inspection not needed for vehicles with expired road tax for up to 36 months

There is good news for owners of disused vehicles gathering dust in their garage or in the open with expired road tax.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Save Musang King Alliance | Sep 02 2020 @ 18:00

Raub durian farmers urge Pahang not to treat them like criminals, seek civil discourse over unlicensed farming

The Save Musang King Alliance (Samka) group representing durian farmers cultivating without permits in Pahang asked the state government today not to treat them like criminals by labeling them “illegal farmers”.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Save Musang King Alliance | Sep 02 2020 @ 17:00

Raub farmers ready to cooperate with state govt but want RPDR-PKPP out

Durian farmers in Raub are prepared to work with the Pahang government to solve the issues involving unlicensed farms, on the condition that Royal Pahang Durian Resources-PKPP Sdn Bhd (RPDR-PKPP) ceased their involvement in the scheme.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Viewpoints | Sep 02 2020 @ 16:00

Patriot raises concern over alleged bid to privatise Boustead; firm denies such plans

Patriot president Brig Gen (Rtd) Datuk Mohamed Arshad Raji raised concerns today over talks of a purported plan to privatise Boustead Holdings Berhad, claiming the move could expose the conglomerate to corruption.|Read more >|Malaymail

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September 02, 2020

New Malaysia | Save Musang King Alliance | Sep 02 2020 @ 14:00

Putra wants MACC to look into possible corruption in Raub land dispute as farmers take on state in court

Parti Putra Perkasa Malaysia (Putra) today called for an investigation into possible corrupt practices over state land in Raub, Pahang amid an ongoing court case pitting durian farmers in Raub against the Pahang government and a state-linked company.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt assistance | Sep 02 2020 @ 15:00

Penang to train 1,000 youths in digital skills

Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) today signed a memorandum of understanding with Big Domain Sdn Bhd to set up the Penang Youth Digital Talent Platform.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Direct Negotiated Contracts | Sep 02 2020 @ 15:00

No IP open on 101 direct-nego projects, says MACC

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency (MACC) has yet to open any investigation paper on 101 direction negotiation projects approved under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt assistance | Sep 02 2020 @ 11:00

DBKL launches update exercise of public rental housing applicants

Members of the public who applied for Public Housing (PA) and People’s Housing Project (PPR) rented units from 1998 to 2018 are requested to update their application information online within the next three months, from Sept 1 to Nov 30.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

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