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Overhaul, Reforms and New Policies

 

Aug 05 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 05, 2018, @ 23:41

Mindef to get its own Pernama store in the future

The Defence Ministry aims to open a Perbadanan Perwira Niaga Malaysia (Pernama) in the ministry’s headquarters in the future.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 05, 2018, @ 22:43

'Delay in completion of operation theatres due to incompetence'

The Health Ministry says the delay in the completion of Penang Hospital’s new operation theatres is due to the incompetence of the contractor and consultant.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 05, 2018, @ 22:26

KPWKM, Mujahid work together to raise minimum age for marriage to 18

The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) is working together with the Religious Affairs Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, to raise the minimum legal age for marriage in all relevant laws to 18 years old.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 05, 2018, @ 22:08

No water tariff hike in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya: MB Selangor

The Selangor government guaranteed that the water tariffs in the state, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya will not be raised at this juncture, but will be dependent on the capability of the administration in the future.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 21:54

Guan Eng: Federal govt to make full assessment before approving soft loans

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he welcomes requests from any state on applying for soft loans from the Federal government, including the one expected to be made to fund Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 19:40

Melaka invites people to be observers at the local councils meeting

The state government will open its door for the public to become the observers at the Main Meeting of the Local Government Authorities (PBT) so that they could take a closer look at the policy-making process of the PBT. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 05, 2018, @ 19:35

Kedah still hold the cheque replicas, the actual aid never arrives: Mukhriz

The Kedah state government wants the development and food aid to the religious schools in the state which was promised by the previous government before the 14th General Election (GE14) to be given as soon as possible.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 05, 2018, @ 18:24

Central data system needed to address public housing woes, says Raja Kamarul

A central data system is needed to address the country’s public housing woes.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 05, 2018, @ 18:18

Govt mulls new road for Sarawak to bypass Brunei

The Works Ministry is looking into possibility of constructing an alternative road in Sarawak without going through Brunei to ease land travelling for motorists.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 18:00

DPM Dr Wan Azizah sits out PKR polls

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will not be running for any party positions in PKR’s election this year, after leading the party as president for almost 20 years since 1999. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Opposition Aug 05, 2018, @ 18:00

Khazanah’s Bumiputera agenda replicates PNB’s role, Wee says

MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong accused Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today of rewriting history by restructuring Khazanah Nasional as a Bumiputera-centric sovereign wealth fund.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 05, 2018, @ 18:00

Refer land title matters to the National Land Council, exco tells MB

A Perak state executive councillor suggested today that Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu refer to the National Land Council (NLC) over the issue of giving out permanent land titles, after the MB said the state would only issue 99-year titles. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 17:00

It's official: Azmin vs Rafizi for No. 2 in PKR

Incumbent Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today submitted his nomination form for the PKR deputy president post, which means he will be going up against Rafizi Ramli.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 05, 2018, @ 11:25

Govt strives to bring development despite financial constraints: Baru Bian

The federal government will strive to bring development to the people in the country despite facing financial constraints, said Works Minister Baru Bian.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 05, 2018, @ 09:25

Terengganu loses millions to illegal logging

The Terengganu government has lost millions of ringgit in revenue from illegal logging in forests reserves over the past 10 years with little success in wiping out syndicates behind such activities.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 05, 2018, @ 08:53

'Only 150 officers to man 544,000ha of Terengganu forest'

‘We only have 150 enforcement officers to monitor 544,000ha of forest reserve in the state,’ said state Forestry Department director Datuk Ahmad Fadzil Abdul Majid.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 08:40

Baru Bian: I will monitor Pan Borneo Highway construction closely

Works Minister Baru Bian says he will personally follow up closely the ongoing Pan Borneo Highway construction. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 05, 2018, @ 07:15

Selangor users bracing for water tariff hike

Businesses and consumers are bracing for a hike in water tariffs and the end of free water even as the conclusion to the Selangor water saga is in sight with the acquisition of Splash for RM2.55bil.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 05, 2018, @ 07:15

Employers of illegals urged to settle compound or face travel ban

Starting next month, employers who do not settle their compound with the Immigration Department will be blacklisted and prevented from leaving the country.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 05, 2018, @ 00:40

Gobind: PH aims for transparency, public’s involvement in govt leadership

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government would ensure the people’s involvement and transparency as the basis of the new leadership continue to achieve more glory for the country and made it respected at international level. |Read more >|Malaymail

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Aug 04 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 21:34

It's official: PKR retains Sungai Kandis 

The Sungai Kandis state seat remains with PKR after its candidate Mohd Zawawi Ahmad Mughni secured 15,427 votes in the by-election held today.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 21:20

Ronald Kiandee confirms being offered post of PAC chairman

Former Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee today confirmed that he has been offered the post of new Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 20:27

Salahuddin: Additional 40,000 goats, cows for Aidiladha

The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is taking steps to get an additional supply of about 40,000 cows and goats, mostly from Thailand, to meet the demand for Hari Raya Aidiladha.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 04, 2018

U-turn on Kaiduan Dam proves Warisan lied – PBS

The announcement by State Infrastructure Development Minister, Datuk Peter Anthony, that a dam costing RM2 billion at Kampung Bisuang proves Warisan Sabah has gone back on its promise to scrap the Kaiduan Dam project.|Read more >|BorneoPost

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 19:51

Govt strives to bring development despite financial constraints: Baru Bian

The federal government will strive to bring development to the people in the country despite facing financial constraints, said Works Minister Baru Bian.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 19:30

Perak MB says will ‘knock on everyone’s door’ to build international airport in state

Perak Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu has indicated his determination to bring a new international airport to the state, and hopes it can be done within this term.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 19:30

Perak to introduce healthcare, food cards for underprivileged

Perak is working to roll out a healthcare and food card system for targeted groups in the state this year, Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu said.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | GST Aug 04, 2018, @ 19:14

GST refunds: Please give me some time, says Guan Eng

Only restaurants and eateries earning annual sales of above RM1 million will be subjected to the sales and services tax (SST) mechanism on their customers, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng here.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia SST Aug 04, 2018, @ 19:05

SST only for eateries earning more than RM1m annually: Guan Eng

Companies waiting for refunds from the soon-to-be-abolished Goods and Services Tax (GST) need to wait longer as the Finance Ministry needs extra time to clear up the "mess" left behind by the previous administration.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Projects Aug 04, 2018, @ 18:30

Third national car launch by 2020, minister says

The government is set to launch the national car project 3.0 by 2020 as envisioned by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 17:47

We're committed to solving housing issues: Perak MB

Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu reaffirms that building affordable housing for the rakyat is an important agenda of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) state government|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 17:31

NGOs lodge reports against Kula and Fadiah

Several NGOs have lodged police reports against Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran and lawyer Fadiah Nadwa Fikri for allegedly stirring up racial sensitivities.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 17:30

More supermarkets should join the food bank

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has urged more supermarkets to join the Food Bank initiative in a bid to collect and distribute food to the underprivileged groups.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 04, 2018, @ 17:30

Sabah govt to probe claims of illegal immigrants running wholesale business in Keningau

Sabah government viewed seriously the farmers’ claims that there were illegal immigrants involved in the agricultural product wholesale business in the Keningau district, said State Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 04, 2018, @ 17:11

Langkawi purchase limit for taxable goods increased to RM1,000: Tun M

Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced that the purchase limit for taxable goods from this popular tourist destination has been raised from RM500 to RM1,000.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 04, 2018, @ 16:48

Indonesia to hand over yacht linked to 1MDB to Malaysia

Indonesia has agreed to hand over to Malaysia a $250 million luxury yacht linked to a corruption scandal at a Malaysian state fund that it impounded in Bali earlier this year, Indonesian authorities said on Saturday.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 16:30

Minister: Malaysia raises concern about ongoing trade war

Malaysia has specifically raised concern about the threat of the US-China trade war which is likely to have repercussions in the region, said Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 16:19

US-China trade war benefits Malaysia: Dr Mahathir

Malaysia is likely to benefit from the trade war between China and the United States (US) in terms of attracting foreign investors, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 04, 2018, @ 15:34

Immigration D-G: Employers who fail to settle fines to be blacklisted

Starting Sept 1, employers who fail to settle their compound payments with the Immigration Department will be blacklisted.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 15:31

Water villages, squatter settlements have to be restructure to prevent fires, says CM

Restructuring water villages and squatter settlements is the long-term solution to prevent the reoccurence of fires.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Opinion Aug 04, 2018, @ 15:19

Umno and Pas are the same party

Umno and Pas are considered as being a the same political party.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 15:07

Perak begins talks on selling water to Selangor, Penang

Perak has begun talks with Selangor and Penang on its move to sell water to the two neighbouring states, said Perak Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 04, 2018, @ 13:54

840,000 nabbed, RM400mil collected as Immigration's amnesty draws to a close
Over 840,000 illegal immigrants have been expatriated and RM400mil in compounds collected as of Aug 1 this year since the Immigration Department started its 3+1 amnesty programme in 2014, says Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | GE14 Promises Aug 04, 2018, @ 13:39

Fixed minimum wage increase rate to be finalised Friday, says Kulasegaran

The government will finalise the minimum wage increase rate to be fixed for the initial stage at the Cabinet meeting on Friday, said Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia GE14 Promises Aug 04, 2018, @ 11:47

Kulasegaran: RM1,500 minimum wage will be achieved in stages

"The Cabinet will decide on a rate that will not affect their businesses.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 09:03

DAP to field Yunna Tan in Balakong?

DAP is reported to be fielding broadcast journalist and TV presenter Tan Yunn Chzuan, popularly known as Yunna Tan, in the Balakong by-election.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 08:55

Perak looking to sell treated water to Penang, Selangor

Perak will sell treated water to Selangor and Penang, the silver state’s Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu has announced. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 08:40

For sale: Perak Mentri Besar’s official residence

The official residence of the Perak mentri besar on Jalan Raja Dihilir here has been put on the market, Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu has confirmed. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 04, 2018, @ 08:28

Sungai Kandis folk begin casting their ballots

Nineteen polling stations in the Sungai Kandis state constituency opened at 8am this morning to enable 51,217 constituents to vote in today’s by-election.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 04, 2018

Illegal extensions: SRDC to work with other councils

Sibu Rural District Council (SRDC) will work with other councils to seek a mechanism to look into the illegal extension issue in commercial and housing areas under its jurisdiction.|Read more >|BorneoPost

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 07:40

Internet access for all, vows Gobind

The push for wider fixed broadband access will lead to more competition, lower broadband prices, higher speeds and better quality of services.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 04, 2018, @ 07:15

Water pipe replacement a sure thing with takeover

The deal by the Selangor government to buy Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (Splash) would lead to the replacement of old water pipes in the state, analysts said.|Read more >|TheStar

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Aug 03 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 03, 2018, @ 23:30

Syed Saddiq: Ministry to reveal plan on revamp of youth associations

The Youth and Sports Ministry will release a plan on the proposed revamp of youth associations in the country. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 22:34

Zahidi appointed as new LTAT chairman

Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) has appointed General (R) Tan Sri (Dr) Mohd Zahidi Zainuddin as its new chairman effective Friday.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 19:40

Salary delay due to incomplete documentation, unfulfilled terms: PSD

The delay in salary payments to a large number of new political appointees - the majority of which contractual - following Pakatan Harapan's (PH) election victory is due to incomplete documentation and failure to fulfil the terms of appointment.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 03, 2018, @ 19:33

Perak govt to extend full cooperation to MACC over probe on Peka

The Perak government will extend its full cooperation to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in the probe on the alleged misappropriation of funds, involving RM9.18 million by a state-owned human capital development centre, Pusat Kerjaya Amanjaya (Peka). |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 03, 2018, @ 17:05

More than 200 houses to be impacted by Penang highway project

The Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) highway project, a key component of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is likely to affect over 200 houses along the Sungai Kluang river reserve.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 03, 2018, @ 16:59

PPIM wants Yayasan Hadhari Imanee to disclose source of income

Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) today urged Yayasan Hadhari Imanee to disclose their source of income which they claimed amounted to USD20 billion (RM81.6 billion).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 03, 2018, @ 16:30

Perak MACC: Former Amanjaya Career Centre CEO nabbed in RM9.18m claims probe

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained a former chief executive officer of Amanjaya Careers Centre (PeKA) to assist investigations into fraud allegations involving the centre. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 15:51

Selangor state govt acquires Splash in RM2.55b deal

After weeks of speculations and months of negotiations, the Selangor state government finally sealed the deal to acquire Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Splash) in an agreement worth RM2.55 billion. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 15:39

Khazanah names EPF chief as new MD

Sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has appointed Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan as its new managing director. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 03, 2018, @ 15:33

There will be an impact when construction begins, says Penang CM

Penang residents must realise that their lives would be affected once the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) commences construction. The state would mitigate the impact to ensure it does not adversely burden individuals or groups, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Budget Aug 03, 2018, @ 15:08

COLA payment on Aug 15 for Aidil Adha preparations

The government will pay out the third phase of the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) on Aug 15. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 14:59

Perak state assembly to grant Opposition more time and respect

The Perak state government will give the Opposition what the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) had never accorded to the other side of the political divide when the State Assembly sits on Monday. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 03, 2018, @ 14:52

Kedah’s free water now only for the needy

A total of 15,000 Kedah domestic water consumers who are registered with the National Poverty Data Bank (e-Kasih) will enjoy exemption from water charges up to a maximum consumption of 20 cubic metres.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 03, 2018, @ 14:36

Separation of AG's dual roles requires amendments to Constitution

The separation of the Attorney General's (AG) duties as both legal adviser to the Government and Public Prosecutor can only be done by amending Article 145 of the Federal Constitution, said Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Opinion Aug 03, 2018, @ 12:20

At forum, speakers give limited nod to UEC recognition

Participants at a forum gave their conditional support for the government’s controversial proposal to recognise the Chinese vernacular education’s Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Opinion Aug 03, 2018, @ 13:30

Success of SST hinges on enforcement, says tax expert

Enforcement will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the implementation of the Sales and Service Tax (SST) says Axcelasia Taxand chairman, Veerinderjeet Singh. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opinion Aug 03, 2018, @ 13:21

Politicians shouldn’t be on Khazanah board, says Cenbet

While the new members of the Khazanah board are men of calibre, membership of the Board should not comprise politicians or Cabinet members, Centre for a Better Tomorrow (Cenbet) said. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Benefits Aug 03, 2018, @ 11:44

4.1 million recipients to receive cost of living aid in mid-August

The third stage of the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) 2018 payment, formerly knows as the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), will be paid out from August 15 in time for the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 09:50

Dr M: I failed the first time, but ready to try again

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad conceded that his first stint as prime minister was unsuccessful as he was unable to bridge the country’s ethnic and income divisions. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 09:32

Open tender exemption for RTM

Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) has been exempted from implementing the open tender process to procure programmes from local production companies, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 08:11

Nothing wrong with PM chairing Khazanah: Mahathir

There's nothing wrong with the prime minister chairing the board of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as he was the one who had started the sovereign wealth fund. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opinion Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:47

A bitter PIL to swallow

A highway and tunnel taking shape in the vicinity of the Kek Lok Si Temple could pose a danger to the iconic structure and its surroundings.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 03, 2018

MACC raids logging company to discharge its responsibility — Mohd Shafie

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the action by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in raiding several companies involved in logging activities in the state was to carry out its role and responsibility as it is possible that a breach of the logging regulations had been committed and that action should be taken.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:20

MB: Selangor water restructuring to be settled today

Selangor Mentri Besar Amiruddin Shaari said the state’s long-drawn water restructuring exercise will be completed today. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Budget Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:13

RMAF in need of bigger budget to manage and maintain its assets

THE lack of operational funding has resulted in the low serviceability rate plaguing the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s fleet of Su-30MKM Super Flankers.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Fakenews Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:00

Anwar: I don’t use crude language

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) denies that he is the voice behind several short audio clips lashing out at Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:00

Agencies urged to share data for a better Malaysia

Government agencies must do away with working in silos to create a better Malaysia, says Fahmi Fadzil.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:00

Let’s have a tech stream in schools, says Gobind

The Communications and Multimedia Minister has suggested that a technology school stream be created to cater to the growing demand for talent in a changing digital world.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Opinions Aug 03, 2018, @ 07:00

‘Splitting up Mara against Constitution’

The Govern­ment must maintain Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) as a single agency under one ministry or place it directly under the Prime Minister’s control, says Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM).
|Read more >|TheStar

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Aug 02 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018

Ministry consider revamping policies to encourage young people to venture into agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, under the leadership of the new State Government may consider revamping some of its policies in its bid to encourage more young people to venture into the agriculture industry.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 23:30

PwC appointed to probe alleged mismanagement in USAS

PricewaterhouseCoopers has been appointed to carry out an independent probe into alleged mismanagement in Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS) in Kuala Kangsar. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 22:45

Pulau Besar to be developed and rebranded: Malacca CM

The Malacca State Government will develop and rebrand Pulau Besar as a tourist resort and free trade zone in efforts to eliminate superstitious and sacred activities on the island, said Chief Minister Adly Zahari. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 21:33

MTCC appoints new chairman

Datuk K. Yogeesvaran, the former secretary-general of the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities, has been appointed chairman of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC), effective July 27, 2018. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 21:33

5,082 specialist doctors serving Health Ministry

There are a total of 5,082 specialist doctors in various fields currently serving the Health Ministry, as of May 31 this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 21:25

PSC rate to differ according to airports: Mavcom

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) is looking into regulating a new passenger service charge (PSC) rate which will be different for each airport, said newly-appointed Executive Chairman Dr Nungsari Ahmad Radhi. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018

LHDN closely monitor reports of Sabah timber companies involved in illegal logging

The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (LHDN) is monitoring very closely news reports of Sabah timber companies allegedly involved in illegal logging.|Read more >|BorneoPost

New Malaysia OppositionAug 02, 2018, @ 20:47

Scrapping of Rela patrol duty allowance a 'vindictive' move: Mohamad Hasan

The termination of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) patrol duty allowance is proof that the Pakatan Harapan government is implementing ‘vindictive’ policies. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 20:30

I don’t meddle in PKR matters, Dr M says after rumour Azmin used to curb Anwar

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied today claims he is interfering with the internal matters of PKR. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 19:26

SBST bus service expected to commence operations in January 2019

The bus service for the Stage Bus Service Transformation (SBST) programme in Kuching is expected to commence operations in January next year, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 19:25

Rela says no allowance cut

he People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) denied claims that it would be cutting allowances of its volunteers, as made out to be in a letter that went viral on social media. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia GLCs Aug 02, 2018, @ 19:02

Azman defends Khazanah online lingerie venture

Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar has defended Khazanah's investment in Zivane, an online lingerie company in India, saying that they should be able to recover their investments in the medium term.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 02, 2018, @ 18:48

Lokman wants EC, MACC to monitor money politics in by-election

The Election Commission (EC) and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) have been urged to investigate claims that money politics is being practised in the Sungai Kandis state constituency by-election.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 18:30

AGC: Tommy Thomas recused from Guan Eng’s corruption case

Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas has recused himself from being involved in Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s corruption cases. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 18:08

The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) will be monitoring to ensure sufficient fish supply in the country during the coming monsoon season. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 18:07

Annual fees waived for 6,670 JB hawkers

An estimated 6,670 small traders in the city here will have their hawker licence fee waived starting from Aug 11. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:52

National Land Code must be amended to stop foreigners from owning land: Xavier

The National Land Code must be amended to stop foreigners from owning land in the country, said Water, land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:46

Sivarasa: Ministry to meet Kelantan govt over gazetting of customary land

The Rural Development Ministry is due to hold a meeting with the Kelantan Government to look into gazetting customary orang asli land.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:41

Sabah Fama to have its own fruit processing centre

Sabah's Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) is hoping to have a centre to process fruits especially when they are in season. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:25

After sending thank you notes, Syed Saddiq sacks nine political appointees in his ministry

The Youth and Sports Ministry has removed nine prominent individuals consisting of former board members, chairmen and directors, minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman revealed today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:19

Ministry to bolster efforts to produce more specialists in primary healthcare

The government will focus on efforts to produce more specialists in primary healthcare said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:10

Just learn from mistakes, Salahuddin says after Anwar’s dig at ministers

Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub said today one must accept criticism with an open mind so one can improve oneself, following Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s recent chiding of ministers for their remarks. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:10

Putrajaya to file civil suit to claim RM2.5m paid to Arul Kanda

The Finance Ministry will file a civil suit to claim the RM2.5 million already paid to former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chief executive Arul Kanda Kandasamy, Lim Guan Eng said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 17:09

Government to review the price of sugar

The government will review the fixed market price for sugar in order to ease the rakyat's burden, including matters pertaining to import permit (AP). |Read more >|NST

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New Malaysia GLCs Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:36

Khazanah boss Azman Mokhtar pens letter to staff saying goodbye

Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar has penned a farewell note following his resignation from Khazanah Nasional Bhd.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:28

IGP: Cops wrapping up investigation into leak of spy agency head's letter to CIA

The police have almost completed their investigation into the leak of a letter sent to the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which falls under the Official Secrets Act, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:27

Pan Borneo Highway project's mechanism, direction to be finalised by Sept

The mechanism and direction of the Pan Borneo Highway mega project in Sabah and Sarawak is expected to be finalised and a decision made at the latest by early September said Works Minister Baru Bian. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:24

Ministry urged to relook at tourism regulations

Tourism Productivity Nexus has urged the government to relook at regulations that involve tourism transportation, saying the majority have become obsolete. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:12

A free man, Jamal Yunos now calls for prison reforms

Jamal Mohd Yunos is calling for prison reforms after emerging from jail, and also said that the 27-day stint had taught him to appreciate Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for the ordeal he had endured.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 16:01

Everything was done according to procedure, says KJ

Tender procurement in the Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) of the previous administration was done according to procedures set by the Finance Ministry. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:55

Syed Saddiq: Youth and Sports Ministry procurement processes will be reviewed

Any procurements made by the Youth and Sports Ministry in recent years via direct negotiation or limited tender have been reviewed and will be reopened for a fresh tender, says Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:42

Ministry to meet Pahang state govt over future of bauxite mining

A meeting will be held soon with Pahang state authorities to discuss the future of bauxite mining there said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:41

Penang CM mulls partnering with China to build infrastructure projects

The Penang government is looking at working with China to implement infrastructure projects, especially in flood mitigation, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:36

MPs want sexual harassment law in place

Several lawmakers have called on the Government to speed up the drafting of the Sexual Harassment Bill following sexual harassment allegations of female housemen by the head of an orthopaedics department at a hospital in the Klang Valley.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:33

Youth and Sports Ministry halts projects under 15pc done, wants fresh tenders

Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said all of his ministry’s projects that are under 15 per cent complete will be stopped and reopened for tender. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:18

Alam Flora identifies 12 'flying rubbish' sites in KL

Waste management company, Alam Flora Sdn Bhd has identified 12 areas in the city as hotspots for ‘flying rubbish’. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 02, 2018, @ 15:00

IGP asks for time in hunt for Jho Low

The police still do not have positive leads on the location of tycoon Low Taek Jho, the inspector-general of police said today when asking the public to give his force time to trace the fugitive billionaire. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:57

Still no salaries for appointees

A large number of political appointees, such as political secretaries, press secretaries, special functions officers and special officers, have yet to be paid their salary which has been delayed for more than two months. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:55

MPs can now discuss 1MDB, RM2.6b ‘gift’ in Parliament

Members of Parliament are now free to discuss the US Department of Justice's civil lawsuits concerning 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and the RM2.6 billion foreign "donation" to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:34

S’gor not paying RM2.7b for Splash, says Azmin

Members of Parliament are now free to discuss the US Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has denied that the Selangor government would pay RM2.7 billion to take over Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor (Splash) as part of the restructuring of the state's water assets. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:31

Primary Industries Ministry to enhance usage of biodiesel

The Primary Industries Ministry is currently conducting dialogues with industries including the automotive sector and petroleum-based companies on enhancing the use of biodiesel in the country, said its minister Teresa Kok. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:27

Moratorium on bauxite mining extended until December 2018

The government has extended the 2016 moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang until December this year.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 14:26

Nepal ready to negotiate MOU on labour cooperation with Malaysia

Amidst the recent Nepali migrant worker scam, the Nepal government is ready to continue the discussion on the recruitment, employment and repatriation of workers agreement with Malaysia, to safeguard the welfare and protect the rights of its workers here. |Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 13:07

New judge to preside over Najib's criminal case

The Pahang state government has introduced three new measures to expedite all matters involving the approval, transfer, mortgage and lease of land titles in a bid to reduce the waiting period for applicants. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 02, 2018, @ 13:00

Land transfer in Pahang made easy, shorter wait

Waste management company, Alam Flora Sdn Bhd has identified 12 areas in the city as hotspots for ‘flying rubbish’. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 02, 2018, @ 12:20

'KBS riddled with corruption'

The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) is in the top 10 of ministries riddled with corrupt practices and the ministry is now in the process of conducting investigations. |