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July 15 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 15, 2018, @ 21:58

Whistleblower claims political leader sold 'Tan Sri' titles and bought costly property with proceeds

Allegations have arisen that a politician sold titles and bought properties beyond his means, which prompted several members of his party to lodge reports with the authorities. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 21:22

Anwar could win PKR presidency uncontested, says Saifuddin

PKR secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail believes there is a strong possibility that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will win the party’s presidency uncontested in the upcoming party polls in August. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 15, 2018, @ 20:59

Govt to go ahead with development of SBEZ in Bukit Kayu Hitam

The government has decided to go ahead with plans for the development of the Special Border Economic Zone (SBEZ) project in Bukit Kayu Hitam as it will benefit both the people and the country. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 15, 2018, @ 19:51

Salahuddin: Muar has huge potential for agricultural development

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Ministry is looking at the district’s potential for herb farming, fruit orchards and cockle farming. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 15, 2018, @ 19:10

Health minister terminates contract to build Kg Raja clinic in Terengganu

The Health Ministry today ordered the services of the contractor for the construction of the Kampung Raja Health Clinic project in Besut, Terengganu to be terminated immediately. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 15, 2018, @ 17:15

Recognition of UEC will not undermine Bahasa Melayu, says Maszlee

The Education Ministry today said any decision to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) will not threaten the position of Bahasa Melayu as the country’s national language. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 15, 2018, @ 17:10

Sabah deputy CM: Identify new locations for eligible squatter dwellers

Departments under the Sabah Ministry of Local Government and Housing including local authorities should identify new locations for structured settlements in the state. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 15, 2018, @ 17:10

Zuraida: Ministry to review rejected applications for Bumiputera affordable homes

The Housing and Local Government Ministry will review applications for affordable homes by Bumiputera that were rejected by financial institutions, said its minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 15, 2018, @ 16:45

PH lied about bringing down fuel prices, says Najib

Pakatan Harapan lied to the people about bringing down fuel prices, embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has said. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Investigate | July 15, 2018, @ 16:35

Youth minister: Committee to probe death of triathlon athlete

A committee will be set up to probe into the death of a participant of the Port Dickson International Triathlon today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 16:14

People's service counter to be extended nationwide: Kula Segaran

The People's Service Counter implemented by the Ministry of Human Resources will be extended nationwide, said its Minister M. Kula Segaran. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 15, 2018, @ 15:52

Dewan Rakyat Opposition Leader likely to be Ku Li or Zahid

The new Dewan Rakyat Opposition Leader has been narrowed down to either Umno President Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi or party veteran Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. | Read more >  | NST

 

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 15, 2018, @ 14:21

Harness rivers as best as possible, Mahathir advises Sarawak

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed that Sarawak harness its rivers as best as possible, saying these assets had great potential to many benefits benefit for the people. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 14:18

Anwar to run for PKR presidency

Having been the driving force behind the formation of PKR after leaving then Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's Cabinet in the late 90s, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, however, has not held the post of PKR president. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 13:33

Mat Sabu: Not wise to declare assets to public

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu feels the proposal by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that ministers declare their assets only to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), and not public is the right move. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018

State confident in strengthening ties with Federal Govt

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is confident that the Federal Government will continue to strengthen their ties with the State Government despite being from a different party. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 13:14

MPs still have to vote for Speaker, nominee Ariff Yusof says

Retired judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof confirmed he will be attending the new Dewan Rakyat session tomorrow, but said he is not yet the speaker. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 10:25

Dr M confirms ex-judge Mohamad Ariff as Parliament Speaker nominee

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed on Sunday (July 15) that former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof will be nominated to be the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat when the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament convenes on Monday (July 16).| Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 15, 2018, @ 09:40

Let them smell durians: Deputy minister suggests premium fruit to lure agro tourists

Penang durian farmers could take a leaf from Japanese rock melon farmers to boost agro-tourism in Malaysia, Sim Tze Tzin said. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 15, 2018, @ 08:27

Primary Industries Ministry to continue strengthening kenaf industry

The country's commodity sector generated RM140 billion in exports last year, making it the second largest income earner from exports after the electrical and electronics sector. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 15, 2018, @ 08:17

Health Ministry's blood donors aiming for 3% increase

The Health Ministry is targeting an increase in the number of permanent blood donors in Malaysia to three per cent within a period of five years compared with 2.2 per cent currently. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 15, 2018, @ 07:00

Nine agencies to begin reporting to new Parliament

An administrative overhaul by the Pakatan Harapan government will see nine agencies operating as independent entities and reporting directly to Parliament when it starts tomorrow. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 15, 2018

Bumiputera traders object to call for project’s suspension

The Sarawak Bumiputera Traders Association Miri (PBMS) has objected to Miri MP Dr Michael Teo’s call for construction on the Wireless Walk project to be temporarily suspended. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 11:24

I will continue with my principle of speaking the truth: Guan Eng

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said that he will continue with his principle of telling the truth. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, @ 20:10

Perak asks for more time to implement the plastic ban

The Perak state government remains committed to ban the use of plastic bags and polystyrene containers in the state but needs more time to do so. | Read more > | Malaymail

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July 14 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018

State govt will not intervene in SESB and 1Borneo case

The State Government will not intervene in the case between SESB and 1Borneo management.​ | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, @ 20:30

Ministry to import cattle from Thailand for Aidiladha

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will import additional cattle from Thailand to meet local demand particularly during the Aidiladha celebrations next month, said its Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 20:30

Rescind UEC recognition in seven days or face our wrath, Muslim groups tell Maszlee

A coalition of Malay-Muslim groups has threatened to protest against Education Minister Maszlee Malik in seven days, should the latter ignore its call to not recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 20:23

Salary increments in the pipeline for firefighters, says minister

The Housing and Local Government Ministry is going to review the salary grades of firemen. Its minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin, said the review would be carried out after the allocation of a monthly allowance of RM200 to firemen was finalised by month-end. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, the @ 19:14

Ministry ready to harness energy produced from waste, says Yeo

The Ministry of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and the Environment is ready to manage energy produced from the treatment of waste, known as waste-to-energy (WTE). | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 18:15

Foreign investor interest in Malaysia remains intact, says Deputy Minister Ong

Foreign investor interest in Malaysia remains intact based on the backlog of investments processed by the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority’s (Mida) National Committee on Investment, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming. | Read more >  | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, @ 18:01

Maszlee proposes weekly BM, English language days in all schools

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik proposes that schools should have two days in a week where only Bahasa Malaysia or English is used to help students improve their language skills. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018, @ 14:39

Prasarana to abide by MoF instructions on LRT3

Prasarana Malaysia Bhd (Prasarana) will abide by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) instructions on the cost reduction for the light rail transit line 3 (LRT3) project. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018, @ 14:45

After tripled LRT3 cost, Prasarana says knew initial RM10b wasn’t enough

The initial approved RM10 billion for the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) project was never enough to begin with, public transport company Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana) said today after reports emerged of the cost tripling. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, @ 14:32

HR Ministry considers opening public service counters at night markets

Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran is happy with the response received by the ministry's Public Service Counter which is being opened weekly at selected locations in the state. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018, @ 14:28

Rehda Institute proposes affordable housing price thresholds

The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda) Institute has proposed affordable housing price thresholds in Peninsular Malaysia, with residential units in Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley topping the list at RM500,000. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 13:50

Not under HR ministry, Kulasegaran says no comments on Zakir Naik

Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran when asked to comment on whether India has officially sent in an extradition request for controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said this matter was best answered by other ministers. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 13:25

Ministry to investigate business owners who refuse to comply with zero-rated GST

The Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) will probe claims on the unchanged prices of supplies from some wholesalers despite the zero-rating of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 12:09

Rules over the appointment of Parliament Speaker have been adhered to, says Kulasegaran

Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran believes that the Pakatan Harapan Government has acted accordingly with the expected appointment of retired Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof as the Dewan Rakyat Speaker. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 09:56

GST Issue: Saifuddin to answer Najib's concerns in Parliamen

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said he will explain on the issue over the price of goods raised by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak at the Dewan Rakyat sitting next week. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 09:25

Pakatan to allow greater space for press freedom, says Saifuddin

The Pakatan Harapan-led government has given the assurance that press freedom in the country would be given more space to grow. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 08:50

All eyes on first parliamentary session since GE14

With the new Malaysia as its background, the First Meeting of the First Term of the 14th Parliament will create national history when it begins the session on Monday, July 16. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018, @ 08:39

Telcos in Perak owe RM1.7 million in licence fees: Exco member

The Perak state government will keep tabs on telecommunication companies (telco) that install transmitter towers but do not pay the licence fees to the local authorities (PBTs). | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 13, 2018, @ 08:20

After public rebuke of Umno, Khairy rapped for ‘neglecting’ Malay roots

An Umno lawmaker questioned whether Khairy Jamaluddin had forgotten Malay culture after the former party Youth chief criticised some members’ donation drive for embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 14, 2018

Sarawak hopes to receive federal grants for local councils like before

Sarawak hopes to receive as much federal grants for local councils as before with Pakatan Harapan (PH) helming Putrajaya now. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018, @ 07:55

Mixed reaction to scrapping of six LRT3 stations

NEWS of the scrapping of six LRT3 stations by the Finance Ministry has drawn mixed reactions from residents living near the stops. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018

MP calls for temporary suspension of RM3.36 million Wireless Walk project

The Sarawak government has been asked to temporarily suspend the RM3.36 million Wireless Walk upgrading project. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018

‘Quickly issue titles to Salcra participants, land owners’

Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) and the Land and Survey Department have been urged to draw up a plan for the speedy execution and completion of the survey and issuance of land titles to owners or Salcra participants. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018, @ 07:20

RTS Link project in limbo

Besides the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, another major project that could be in limbo is the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link project. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 14, 2018

‘Ridiculous and plain stupid’

Over 1,000 schools have been affected by the Education Ministry’s recent call to halt all computer classes conducted in Chinese medium schools throughout the country.  Moreover, he also expressed his disappointment over the ministry’s decision to replace 100mbps Internet speed provided to schools with that reaching to only a maximum of 4mbps – a move that he regards as ‘ridiculous and plain stupid’. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 07:20

Malanjum wants regular meetings with the Bar

Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum wants to have regular meetings with the Bar – once every two months – to sort out issues that may arise, said Malaysian Bar president George Varughese. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 14, 2018, @ 07:20

Chong: Declare UEC recognition date

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik should provide a clear date on when the Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC) will be recognised, said former Deputy Education Minister Datuk Chong Sin Woon.  | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 14, 2018, @ 07:00

Bridge over Penang City Park

The proposed 19.5km Pan-Island Link I (PIL I) from Gurney Drive to the airport will have tunnels wherever it crosses foothills. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018

CM: Be conscious of our rights under MA63

Sarawak will continue to be ruled under democracy and its stand as a territory equal to those involved in the formation of Malaysia must be respected by other partners. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 14, 2018

Govt strives to mitigate rising property prices

The value of real-estate properties in major cities in Sarawak is influenced by market forces, and not by control of any party. However, several initiatives have been implemented by the government via its policies aimed at reducing the financial burden of the people and also balancing out rising property prices, especially housing, says Assistant Minister of Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment Datu Len Talif Salleh.

| Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018, @ 00:25

Malanjum as CJ will not jeopardise Islam's position: Mujahid

The appointment of Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as the new Chief Justice of Malaysia will not jeopardise the position of Islam as the country’s official religion said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa Friday. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Budget | July 14, 2018

Jamilah wants better facilities in national parks, tourist sites

DATUK Amar Datin Patinggi Jamilah Anu (PBB-Tg Datu) wants the Sarawak government to set aside allocations to repair, upgrade and construct new infrastructure and facilities in the tourist attractions such as the Gunung Gading National Park, Tanjong Datu National Park, the beaches of Pugu, Pueh and Sematan. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

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A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 14, 2018

Minister pleaded SESB to reduce 1Borneo first payment to RM3 million

Assistant Trade and Industry Minister, Azhar Matussin said that he has contacted Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) to find out about its decision on the 1Borneo power cut issue.​| Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 22:33

Educate public through reports that encourage mature politics, media told

The government will not impose itself on the media as such move would not help towards the promotion of healthy democracy in the country. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said media practitioners should also play their role to educate the public through reports that inculcate civil and mature politics. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 20:50

Recognising UEC may cost Pakatan GE15, Ibrahim Ali says

Outgoing Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali warned Pakatan Harapan (PH) today that it could lose the next general election if it recognised the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) in Chinese independent schools. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 20:38

MyCC to probe the possibility of monopoly following Grab-Uber merger

The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) will begin its investigation into any possibility of monopoly following complaints lodged with the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) when e-hailing operators Grab and Uber merged in March. | Read more >  | NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 20:26

Judiciary figures appointments based on merit

The appointments of the top three figure in the judiciary is based on their qualifications, as well as their experiences without the influence of any political sentiments, according to Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 20:21

AGC: Apandi did not tell the truth on Pulau Batu Puteh case

Former Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali did not tell the truth in his interview with a local daily on the case concerning the sovereignty over Pulau Batu Puteh, also known as Pedra Branca. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 20:20

Retired Court of Appeal judge Mohamad Ariff to be new Dewan Rakyat Speaker

Former Court of Appeal judge, Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, who was tipped to be the new Dewan Rakyat Speaker, was expected to receive the appointment letter either today or tomorrow. | Read more >  | NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 20:18

FMM urges govt to share minimum wage increase with employers

The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has urged the government to share the increase in minimum wage with the employers. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 13, 2018, @ 20:08

Rahman Dahlan: Save on LRT3 now, pay more later

Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan (pic) says that the RM15.02bil cost reduction for the light rail transit 3 (LRT3) is not savings, but a reduced scale of the project that will cost more to upgrade in the future. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 19:40

Yeoh: Appointing MPs to DBKL best shot at representation pending third vote

The voice of Kuala Lumpur residents will be heard with the appointment of their elected MPs into the City Hall (DBKL), Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 19:36

Former IGP Ismail Omar admitted as advocate & solicitor of High Court of Malaya

Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar has been admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 19:26

MACC takes files from DBKL, council says it's not a raid

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers have taken files from Kuala Lumpur City Hall's (DBKL) planning department.  | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 18:50

Seven BN-appointed DBKL board members quit posts

All political appointees serving as advisory board members at Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) have officially quit their posts yesterday. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 13, 2018, @ 18:28

PSM: We will be the 'third voice' in local politics

Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) will be the "third voice" to provide a check and balance on the Pakatan Harapan Government. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 13, 2018, @ 17:13

Umno claims UEC recognition is a conspiracy to erode bumi rights

Pakatan Harapan's plans to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) does not bode well with Umno, with its vice-president Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaacob labelling the education certificate as a "unity destroying agent". | Read more >  | TheStar

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A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 13, 2018, @ 16:50

Penang to seek federal funds if land reclamation project rejected

The Penang state government will seek federal funding if Putrajaya does not approve its applications to reclaim land to create three man-made islands off the southern coast of the island, Chow Kon Yeow said.

| Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 16:31

Detailed study needed for Labuan bridge: Khalid

The government will conduct a detailed study prior to making any decision with regards to the proposal to construct a bridge connecting Labuan island and mainland Sabah via Menumbok. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 16:20

Suppliers retain prices despite zero-rated GST; eatery operators urge swift action against errant wholesalers

Eatery operators are seeing red over the unchanged prices of supplies despite the implementation of zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) on June 1. They claimed that some of the wholesalers supplying ingredients to their outlets had yet to reduce the prices of goods, while the food operators were forced to lower the prices of dishes sold. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 16:10

Khalid Samad: Three core principles to ensure best govt service delivery

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad today emphasised three principles for all ministry, department and agency officers to focus on in the government delivery system for the development of Labuan.

| Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 13, 2018, @ 16:10

Penang proposes 10km tunnel for RM7.5b highway project

Penang today revealed plans for a 10 km-long tunnel that will cut through hills as part of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) to alleviate traffic congestion on the island. Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow said PIL 1 will allow traffic to go directly from Gurney Drive to Gottlieb Road, Youth Park, Sungai Keluang and the Second Penang Bridge.

| Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Opposition | July 13, 2018, @ 16:00

Umno: It’s 1998 all over again, and Najib will suffer Anwar’s fate

Datuk Seri Najib Razak will suffer the same fate as Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in 1998 in the way he was treated and later imprisoned, Umno said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Projects | July 13, 2018, @ 15:53

Pan Island Link highway to cut travelling time

The proposed Pan Island Link (PIL 1) connecting Gurney Drive to the airport and the Second Penang Bridge, which passes through Gottlieb Road, will help solve traffic woes and cut travelling time. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 15:24

TNB believes in competitive bidding, shares minister’s view

Tenaga Nasional Bhd says it believes that competitive bidding for power plant projects would bring the best value to the industry. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 15:21

Salahuddin wants to change 'Malay only' perception of Agriculture Ministry

The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry wants to change the perception that it is only for the Malays. Its minister, Salahuddin Ayub, said this was because the ministry wanted to have the participation of all races in the various sectors under its purview. | Read more >  | NST

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 15:14

AGC to review all sedition cases: DPP

The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) will be reviewing all ongoing sedition court cases in view of the current policy by the newly-formed Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, a deputy public prosecutor (DPP) told the Court of Appeal, here today. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 14:50

Download ‘Price Catcher’ app to check prices of all items, minister tells consumers

Consumers can download the Price Catcher app on their smartphones to check the prices of all items in any store in Malaysia, Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said.

| Read more > | Malaymail

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 13, 2018, @ 13:05

Gobind seeks telcos' proposal soon on broadband

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today he hoped that all telco companies will come up with a proposal soon on ways to reduce the price of broadband and increase the speed of the facility. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 13:54

Kula to discuss deportation of Zakir Naik with Modi

Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran (pix) said that he will discuss the deportation of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi when he goes to India soon. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 12:50

Mohammed Nor, Zukri are TH chairman, CEO

Both appointments take effect today, Mohammed Nor told Bernama today. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018

Sub-contractors withdraw supplying fuel to rural schools due to non-payment

Sub-contractors supplying fuel to rural schools are pulling back as they claimed that they have not been paid by Bintulu-based main contractor Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd since March this year. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018

Team to look into Sandakan bus terminal issues

Elopura assemblyman Calvin Chong will set up a team of engineers, contractors and Sandakan Municipal Council (SMC) personnel to investigate and study issues faced at the Sandakan Integrated Bus Terminal here. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 12:25

Minister: No cover-up in probe into navy officer cadet’s death

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu today gave the assurance that there will be no cover-up in the probe into the death of a navy officer cadet on May 19 while undergoing training in Lumut, Perak. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 11:30

Prosecutor: AGC to review all sedition cases

The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) will be reviewing all ongoing sedition cases to consider whether to continue prosecution or drop the charges, a deputy public prosecutor said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 13, 2018, @ 09:10

Malaysian Bar hopes for an independent judiciary, judicial reforms under Malanjum
The Malaysian Bar hopes that an independent judiciary and judicial reform will be the main agenda of Tan Sri Richard Malanjum's tenure as Chief Justice of Malaysia.

 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | July 13, 2018, @ 07:35

Wisma Putra will only act on the advice of police regarding Jho Low

Wisma Putra will not interfere in the authority's hunt for wanted businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, and will only act on the advice of the police. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

Penang to ban single-use plastics from January 2019

The State Environment, Welfare and Caring Society Committee chairman said the first phase of the ban, which includes the use of plastic straws and plastic caps for paper cups, will be applicable to only these categories of business. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

Penang weighs raising plastic bag fees

The Penang government first introduced a “no free plastic bags” campaign nine years ago, but today, many consumers are blasé about paying 20 sen for each disposable bag. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

Bank Negara restructures roles

Barely two weeks into Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus’ tenure as Bank Negara governor, the central bank has carried out a shake-up among the roles of senior officers.
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

MACC given weeks to draft asset declaration form

The anti-graft agency has been asked to “fast-track” the drawing up of the asset declaration form to enable members of the administration to declare their assets.
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

Maszlee: It won’t take 60 years to recognise UEC

It will not take Pakatan Harapan 60 years to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), says the Education Minister. Taking a jab at Barisan Nasional, Dr Maszlee Malik said Pakatan would stick to its manifesto and recognise UEC as a legitimate entry requirement for tertiary education.  | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018, @ 07:00

‘Abolishing toll will be done later’

Works Minister Baru Bian has asked the people to be patient over Pakatan Harapan’s promise to abolish toll collection.  | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018

Shelve LRT project, go for free bus transportation system – Yong

Violet Yong (DAP-Pending) said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg should come up with a plan to implement a free bus transportation system instead of “clinging to the (LRT) project to save pride”. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 13, 2018

2 changes in passed Land Code Bill

The State Legislative Assembly yesterday passed the Sarawak Land Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with two changes that will see the domain limit increased to 1,000 hectares and the title granted in perpetuity, free of premium, rent or other charges. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 13, 2018

Ting suggests Sarawak government set up Oil Fund like Norway

SARAWAK government is urged to emulate Norway in setting up a sovereign wealth fund or Oil Fund using revenue from its petroleum sector. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018

Three significant additions to Land Code (Amendment) Bill

The Sarawak Land Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which was passed in the State Legislative Assembly yesterday, saw three significant amendments to protect the rights of native people. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 13, 2018

2 changes in passed Land Code Bill

The riverbank protection works at Batang Balingian-Batang Balingian River Corridor Rehabilitation Plan at Kpg. Pulat Balingian, Mukah are currently under review by the PH-led federal government and the Sarawak government thus will wait for its outcome. | Read more > |  BorneoPost

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A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 23:00

Minister: 30pc Mamak eateries found to have hiked prices after GST abolished

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry found that 30 per cent of ‘mamak’ restaurants are still raising their food prices despite the zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) implemented since June 1. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 21:10

Tahfiz in Johor to be upgraded says MB

Tahfiz in Johor will be upgraded, said Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian. He said that there had been recent uneasiness among the rakyat about issues related to such religious schools in the state.​ | Read more >  | TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 20:51

MACC arrests ex-special aide to Rosmah

An ex-special aide to Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor who was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Monday for alleged corruption involving the RM1.25 billion solar-power panel project meant for 369 schools in Sarawak is expected to have his remand order extended. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 20:50

Gobind: MCMC merely helping authorities in crackdown on porn

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) does not conduct on its own any surveillance or survey of pornographic websites, especially those offering child pornography, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 20:32

New Chief Justice wants balloting method for judges selection in Federal Court

The new Chief Justice, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, has proposed selection by balloting for the panel of Federal Court judges to hear cases in the Federal Court.

 | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 20:20

Minister: Tourism tax to stay for now

The tourism tax on hotel rooms for foreigners is unlikely to be scrapped, Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 20:18

M'sia-Thai border control staff to get free vaccinations for the first time

In what is seen as a first, the government will provide free vaccinations to 800 staff from Malaysia's Border Control Agency (Aksem) at the Malaysia-Thailand border, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases from outside the country. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 20:00

Felda NGO urges govt to address settlers’ debts

The Majllis Pemuafakatan NGO Felda (MPNF) is ready to assist the government and the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) to help solve the problems faced by settlers who have incurred debts allegedly amounting to RM100,000 per person. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 19:36

Direct flight between China's Guizhou province and KL proposed to boost tourism
The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is eyeing a boost in tourist traffic between Malaysia and China, as it plans to talk to airlines on operating a direct flight route between Kuala Lumpur to Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in southern China.
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 19:30

Free mail in August

Malaysians will be able to post letters for free in August using “Kiriman Merdeka” envelopes in Pos Malaysia offices. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 19:17

Effects of GST not fully felt yet: Saifuddin

The small drop in the prices of goods is the reason why the people have not been able to fully feel or realise the effects of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which was zero-rated since June 1. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 19:14

Govt allocates RM114 mil to cushion electricity surcharge for domestic users, says Yeo

Energy, Green Technology, Science and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin today said domestic users will not feel the impact of the increase in electricity tariff this year.

This, she said was because the government has allocated RM114 million, from Kumpulan Wang Industri Elektrik (KWIE), to cushion the surcharge on domestic users up till December. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 18:44

Dr M acting Home Minister as Muhyiddin recovers from surgery

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will temporarily take over the home ministry portfolio as Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin recuperates from surgery. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 18:41

State government urged to reinstate Sabah Paddy Board

A social activist has called on the state government to bring back Sabah Paddy Board (LPS) to address the problems faced by paddy farmers in Sabah. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 18:36

Move to donate surplus food to less fortunate instead of throwing

A “Zero waste” pilot project is targeted to be implemented by the end of this year. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said the ministry was currently working on the framework for the programme.

 | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 18:36

Comms Ministry looking into political ownership of media, CMA amendments
The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is studying whether to regulate political party ownership and control of the media, says Gobind Singh Deo.

 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 18:01

Gobind says Pos Malaysia is reviewing the entire postal system … yeah, that's right
If you have ever had a bad experience with the PosLaju courier service and filed a complaint, fret not as Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has heard your lamentations.
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 18:00

Johor municipal councillors to have decision-making powers

The Johor government intends to empower municipal councillors with decision and policy making powers in preparation for local council elections, a state executive councillor said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 12, 2018, @ 18:00

Putrajaya studying changes to internet law, says minister

The government is studying possible amendments to Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 that criminalises making offensive posts online, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today. | Read more >  | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Projects | July 12, 2018, @ 17:41

Transport Minister says will review proposal to transform Carey Island into Port Klang’s third port

The government will review North Port’s proposal to develop Carey Island as the third port in Port Klang, Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said today. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 17:26

Tommy Thomas gives speech in BM, gets cheers not jeers
Attorney General Tommy Thomas decided to silence his critics by giving a speech in Bahasa Malaysia, and the crowd rewarded him with cheers.
| Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 16:12

Restore independence of Parliament – academic

The changeover at the federal government level – the first after six decades of rule by the Barisan Nasional – has Pakatan Harapan ruling the roost in the august House but whether or not its much-touted New Malaysia will be evident in the form of greater parliamentary independence remains to be seen.

 | Read more >  | NST

 

New Malaysia | Budget | July 12, 2018, @ 16:06

CEP to look into projects with payments pending

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) have given an assurance to look into government procurement projects with payments still pending, said Sarojini Ruth Rajahser, president of the National Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Malaysia (Nawem). | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 15:27

Fate of four IPP projects to be known next week

The fate of four independent power producers (IPPs) projects awarded by the previous government will be decided next week. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 15:19

No decision yet on proposal to ban heavy vehicles at the Causeway during peak hours

The state government has yet to decide whether to proceed with the previous administration’s proposal to divert all heavy vehicles heading to Singapore to the Second Link during peak hours. | Read more >  | NST

 

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A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 14:52

Bernama, RTM to submit proposed merger paper by July-end - Gobind

Bernama and RTM have been instructed to submit the paper on the proposed merger of the two entities by the end of this month to enable a final decision on the matter to be made soon, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 14:20

Loke: Accountant proposed for PKFZ chairman post
The new Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) chairman will not be a politician, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.

 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 14:00

Johor government says discovered affordable housing scam syndicate

The Johor government has discovered nine cases of a state affordable housing (RMMJ) scam involving fake letters where low income earners have been duped into parting with thousands of ringgit. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | GE14 Promises | July 12, 2018, @ 13:33

Maszlee: Pakatan will stick to its manifesto, no u-turn or flip-flop on UEC
t will not take Pakatan Harapan 60 years to recognise the Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC), said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.

 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 13:09

Gobind: Media City project to upgrade RTM on track
The Communications and Multimedia Minister’s mission to make RTM relevant again is on track with the upcoming completion of phase one of the Media City project to upgrade its broadcast infrastructure.

 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 13:00

Possible for Malaysia to use renewable biofuels, minister says

Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said today that renewable biofuels can be adopted in Malaysia as it is a sustainable concept. | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Budget | July 12, 2018, @ 18:52

PKA in talks with Finance Ministry on debt restructuring

Port Klang Authority (PKA) is in talks with the Ministry of Finance to restructure the RM3.8 billion debt that it incurred to develop the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ). | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 18:42

National Language Decade to make Bahasa Malaysia main language of choice

Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka (DBP) will launch the National Language Decade to formulate a comprehensive plan to make Bahasa Malaysia as the main language of choice in the country, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 17:52

NCR lands to be given legal recognition

A “Zero waste” pilot project is targeted to be implemented by the end of this year. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said the ministry was currently working on the framework for the programme.

 | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 16:41

State assembly passes Land Code (amendment) Bill, 2018

The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly today passed the Land Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with a majority voice vote after the third reading. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 16:36

Move to donate surplus food to less fortunate instead of throwing

Sarawak will strengthen the protection of native customary rights' (NCR) land through legal recognition whereby native communal titles in perpetuity will be issued over an area that is described as native territorial domain. | Read more >  | NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 16:22

Maszlee: No conflict on UEC in PH, only in BN

There is no conflict in the federal government on recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 16:22

Bernama, RTM to submit proposed merger paper by end-July: Gobind Singh

Bernama and RTM have been instructed to submit the paper on the proposed merger of the two entities by the end of this month to enable a final decision on the matter to be made soon, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 16:20

Ministers to declare assets once code of ethics amendments finalised

Ministers and government lawmakers can expect to have their assets declared within the next few weeks once amendments to the government's code of ethics is passed in the Cabinet. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | New Policies | July 12, 2018, @ 13:52

'Anwar turned down Dr M's offer to become senator'

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had offered Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim a senatorship on May 13, three days before the latter received full pardon and release over his sodomy conviction. The senatorship would have paved the way for Anwar to join the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 11:43

Home Ministry, Immigration deny additional security screenings for Chinese tourists

The Home Ministry and the Immigration Department have denied that there are additional security screenings being imposed on tourists including those from China. 
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 11:30

Despite scrapping of GST, the government says millions to be saved from the review of mega projects

The Pakatan Harapan government is confident in maintaining balanced accounts despite the populist pledges resulting in increased expenditure and lowered overall revenue, according to the Straits Times (ST).  | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 11:15

Ministry to review IPP contracts, four cancelled

The Energy, Green Technology, Science and Climate Change Ministry has cancelled four Independent Power Producer (IPP) contracts that were awarded under the previous administration, said it minister Yeo Bee Yin.
 | Read more >  | TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Projects | July 12, 2018, @ 10:59

Japan invited to set up university branch in Malaysia

Japan has been invited to set up a university branch in Malaysia to cater for international students. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the university would be able to attract international students not only from the nearby regions but also from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 09:21

LRT3 gets go-ahead to continue after cost slashed by 47pct

The Cabinet yesterday approved the continuation of the LRT3 project at a final cost of RM16.63 billion. | Read more >  | NST

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 09:20

Scorpene submarine investigation going well, says French envoy

Investigations into the controversial Scorpene submarines purchase are going well with both the judiciary authorities of Malaysia and France handling the matter, said French Ambassador to Malaysia, Frédéric Laplanche.  | Read more > | Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB | July 12, 2018, @ 08:37

Account freeze: Najib told to direct lawyers to write to the authorities

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin advised former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to direct his lawyers to write to the authorities to give some leeway concerning the freezing of his daughter's account. | Read more > | SunDaily

 

A New Malaysia | Overhaul | July 12, 2018, @ 07:58

Ex-aide to Najib remanded over school solar panel scandal

A former special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has been arrested following allegations he had solicited money from a company awarded to install solar panels in Sarawak schools. | Read more >  | TheStar

 

A New Malaysia | New Govt | July 12, 2018, @ 07:30

Despite Indira ruling, unilateral child conversions still alive in Malaysia

In January this year, the Federal Court delivered a landmark ruling overturning the unilateral conversion of Hindu mother M. Indira Gandhi’s three children into Islam, igniting hope in many who faced the same predicament.  | Read more > | Malaymail

 

A New Malaysia | Budget | July 12, 2018

S’wak PH reps urged to press for disbursement of RM1 billion-pledge

SARAWAK government wants Pakatan  Harapan (PH) members in the august  House to press for the disbursement of the RM1 billion pledged under Budget 2018  for repairing and upgrading dilapidated schools in Sarawak. |