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July 25 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 22:44

NEP should be reviewed to reflect current situation: Ku Li

Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah said the New Economic Policy (NEP) should be reviewed to ensure that it stays relevant with the current economic situation. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 22:37

Pass in History not required for recognising UEC, says Teo

A credit in Bahasa Melayu is the only requirement for recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), says Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 22:28

MP to table motion against six EC members

Kota Melaka MP Khoo Poay Tiong will table a motion in the Dewan Rakyat calling for six Election Commission (EC) officers to resign due to alleged irregularities, which occurred during the 14th General Election (GE14). |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 22:12

PAC chairman: No official offer made, says Ahmad Zahi

The decision on who will be the new Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman will only be made after discussions are held with all parties in the Opposition bloc.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 21:54

Kedah to review salaries and allowances of GLC heads

Kedah will review the salaries and allowances of the heads of government-linked companies (GLC) in the state, in line with what is being done by the federal government. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 21:37

Kinta Nature Park never leased out

The state government had never offered to lease out land at the Taman Alam Kinta (Kinta Nature Park) to anyone as the land had been gazetted as a State Park on March 17, 2016. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 21:37

Health Ministry mulls regulating doula service

The Ministry of Health plans to establish a special regulation to control the "doula" service (assistant during the birth process) for women who were delivering their babies. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 21:01

Altantuya, Teoh Beng Hock, 1MDB discussed in Parliament

Did the previous government cover-up high profile cases which included the Altantuya Shaariibuu murder and the shocking death of DAP member Teoh Beng Hock as well as the 1MDB scandal? Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 21:00

Abuse leads to seizure of 1,318 MRT concession cards

Putting stickers or changing the photograph on their MRT concession cards are two of the tricks used by some people to get 50 per cent discounts on fares. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 21:00

MACC denies dropping graft charges against Guan Eng

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today denied that it will drop corruption charges against Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 20:30

Race column in government forms still needed for policy matters, says law minister

The government still requires Malaysians to include details of their race in official government forms as the information is needed for the formulation of government policies. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 20:30

Charges against Syarul Ema Abu Samah dropped

The prosecution has dropped the charge against building consultant Syarul Ema Abu Samah for insulting former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 20:30

Najib never tabled Sabah redelineation report, says minister

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had received the Sabah redelineation report but had not tabled it in Parliament during his premiership, online news portal Malaysiakini reported. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 20:27

PM must not confuse Dewan Rakyat over the national debt, says Khairy

Rembau member of parliament Khairy Jamaluddin today urged Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to stop confusing the Dewan Rakyat over the national debt. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 20:04

PH MPs need a backbencher chief: Khalid Samad

A backbencher chief needs to be appointed for Pakatan Harapan (PH) MP's, to ensure the quorum for the Dewan Rakyat sessions are met, said Federal Territories, Minister Khalid Samad. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 20:00

MP calls for fresh probe on corruption allegations against Taib Mahmud

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should reopen investigations against Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud for alleged corruption and abuse of power, Bandar Kuching Member of Parliament Kelvin Yii Lee Wuen said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 19:43

Ramasamy and Dr Maza to settle differences in closed-door meeting

A closed-door meeting will be held between Perlis Mufti Datuk Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin and Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy over the latter’s alleged link to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) of Sri Lanka. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 19:23

TM and TNB cancel the plan to expand high-speed internet access nationwide

Telekom Malaysia Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd have cancelled their plan to help expand high-speed internet access nationwide and bring down the cost of the service.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Budget July 25, 2018

Warisan to continue pursuing 40pct net revenue owed by Fed Govt

Parti Warisan Sabah will not stop pursuing the 40% net revenue owed by the Federal Government to Sabah as specifically stated in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and Schedule 10, Article 112 (and sub-articles) of the Federal Constitution.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 19:07

Need to refer to securty authorities before abolishing Sosma: Najib

Attempt to abolish any security acts, including the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) should be referred to the security authorities in advance. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 20:30

Penang CM proposes water taxis in collaboration with Prasarana

The Penang government has proposed working with federal agency, Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, to introduce water taxies or catamarans in the state.|Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 18:23

Education Ministry offers vocational education for special needs students

The Ministry of Education has set up a vocational special education school offering Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) to special needs students to ensure they enjoy access to higher education.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Budget July 25, 2018, @ 18:14

'What new RM22 bil national debt?'

The government has denied claims that it had incurred new debts totalling RM22 billion, as alleged by the opposition.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Budget July 25, 2018, @ 18:10

RM1b federal govt loan only an alternative, says Penang CM

The state government has clarified that the proposal for a RM1 billion soft loan from the Federal Government for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) is an alternative to the Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (Exim Bank) loan proposal mooted by the previous leadership. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 17:54

Rayer slams media reports on lack of quorum in Parliament

Media reports on Parliament being temporarily postponed yesterday due to a lack of quorum has left a Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmaker fuming. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 17:51

Govt has no power over RUU355 in Parliament

The government has no power to interfere in matters pertaining to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (RUU355) in Parliament. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 17:50

DBKL to adopt S. Korea’s smart city technology for public transport system

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will collaborate with Seoul Metropolitan Government on the implementation of the smart city technology in order to enhance the city’s public transportation system. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 17:40

Zahid: Khairy probably has ‘own plans’ to revive Umno, turned down three posts

Khairy Jamaluddin turned down three offers to hold leadership posts in Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) both before and after the Umno elections, party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 17:26

Kelantan PAS: Imposing child marriage blanket ban contravenes religious teachings

Imposing a blanket ban on child marriage contravenes religious teachings, said PAS Vice President Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 17:20

Task force proposes single counter to ease traffic flow at Johor’s CIQ

A Johor government task force is proposing that all electronic payments for vehicles be made at immigration counters at the Sultan Iskandar Building’s (BSI) Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex to ease congestion. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 17:04

Squatter safety conditions in Sabah down the drain. State Govt to put a lid on deplorable conditions

Chief minister Datuk Mohd Shafie Apdal said there were a lot of squatter areas in Sabah and the safety aspects were down the drain. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 17:03

NFC project site will be redeveloped, says MB

The state government will redevelop the cattle farm previously run by the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) company, should the project move to Johor. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

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July 25 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 16:17

 

Cuepacs to propose new remuneration system

Cuepacs is drawing up a proposal paper on a new remuneration system for civil servants for submission to the government, according to its president, Datuk Azih Muda. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 15:36

RM1b loan proposal for Penang Transport Masterplan from SRS

The proposed RM1 billion soft loan to jump start two components of the Penang Transport Masterplan came from the project delivery partner – Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS) Consortium Sdn Bhd, according to Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 15:20

Nurul Izzah: Funding for technical, vocational training to be reviewed

nwar said she will look into reviewing the allocations for the programme following misappropriation of funds from the Skills Development Fund Corporation (PTPK). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 15:02

Steps to resolve Orang Asli barricade issue postponed: Mohd Amar

Measures to resolve the issue of logging barricades set up by the Orang Asli community in Gua Musang was postponed due to certain constraints, according to Kelantan Deputy Mentri Besar Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 25, 2018, @ 15:00

Penang CM says airport upgrade to complete by February 2019

A short term solution to reduce congestion at the Penang International Airport (PIA) by optimising the terminals will be implemented and completed by February 2019, Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow said. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 14:47

No guarantee CEP will be dissolved in 100 days

There is no guarantee that the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) will be dissolved after 100 days. That is entirely up to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, according to Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 14:45

Government moves to eventually ban child marriages

The government will put in place temporary measures to curb marriages involving minors until such time that it bans child marriages altogether, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said today. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 14:15

Pakatan sabotaged 1MDB, claims Barisan MP

A Barisan MP claimed that Pakatan Harapan had "sabotaged" 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in its restructuring efforts. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 14:07

Zahid sole candidate for PAC chief post, minister says

Datuk Liew Vui Keong disclosed today that Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is the only candidate nominated to be chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 14:05

Parliamentary affairs minister: No need to dock Pakatan MPs' allowance for absenteeism

Datuk Liew Vui Keong defended Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers who went missing from the Dewan Rakyat after lunch yesterday, causing a six-minute delay in the afternoon proceedings. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 13:45

Malaysia to have women-friendly sports complex in three years, minister says

Malaysia is to have its first women-friendly sports complex that will have amenities such as a children’s nursery, spa and beauty salon, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said today. Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 13:45

Formulate blueprint to curb social ills, Pas tells Putrajaya

Pas information chief Nasrudin Hassan has called on the government to formulate a blueprint to tackle social ills like incest, rape, sexual harassment, unnatural sex and domestic violence. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 13:38

Scrapping Sosma doesn't mean govt condones terrorism

The proposal to repeal the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) does not mean that the government is tolerant of terrorism, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 13:37

Second phase of Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak undergoing technical study: Works Minister

The mechanism and implementation of the whole second phase of the Pan Borneo Highway is undergoing a technical study that will be completed soon, along with the Finance Ministry and the Sabah and Sarawak state governments, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 13:10

Need to change petroleum law to raise royalty to 20pc, says economic minister

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali told Parliament today that the Petroleum Development Act (PDA) 1974 must be amended before Putrajaya can increase the oil royalty payout to states that produce the resource. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 12:53

No plans for Malaysia to show off naval prowess over Spratly Islands dispute

There are no plans for Malaysia to show off its naval prowess against China's military presence in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 12:49

Syed Saddiq counters KJ's CEP criticisms with four-point statement

Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman defended the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) today in response to criticisms levelled against the body by Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin recently. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 12:50

Nothing wrong about sending Daim as ‘special envoy’ to China, says foreign minister

Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah defended today Tun Daim Zainuddin as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s representative to negotiate key infrastructure deals with Beijing, without involving officials from the Foreign Ministry. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 12:14

Tighter SOP before full ban on child marriages

The government will look to introduce tighter Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to temporarily stop child marriages or marriages involving minors, pending a law being put into place. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 12:05

Khalid Samad says Pakatan will ensure enough MPs show up for Parliament

The government will take steps to ensure that absenteeism does not cause Parliament to be disrupted again like yesterday, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad said today. |Read more>|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 11:53

Baru Bian: Pan Borneo Highway details being analysed, to be finalised soon

The Pan Borneo Highway project is being analysed in the technical and financial aspects, said Works Minister Baru Bian.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 09:57

‘Populist’ SST shortchanges govt, ex-deputy finance minister says

The sales and services tax (SST) set to return in September is merely a “populist” move that will not benefit Malaysians in the long run, Umno’s Datuk Ahmad Maslan said.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 09:30

Report: Malaysia will honour water deal with Singapore, seeks urgent talks on HSR

Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has given an assurance that Malaysia will honour its 1962 Water Agreement with Singapore, but said of greater priority for both nations right now is to renegotiate the High Speed Rail (HSR) project. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 08:26

Cut allowances of lazy MPs!

Lazy Members of Parliament (MPs) who skip the Dewan Rakyat proceedings without any valid reason should be penalised by having their allowances cut and their names shamed. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 25, 2018, @ 07:41

Johor govt mulls outsourcing PPR rent collection

The state government is mulling the possibility of privatising rental collection for People's Housing Project (PPR) by outsourcing it to private companies. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 07:15

Many MPs missing in action

They worked long and hard during an often intense 14th General Election campaign to win seats in the Dewan Rakyat, yet some MPs are apparently finding it a challenge to attend the daily meetings in the august House. And it is only the second day of the second week of the new Parliament. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 25, 2018, @ 07:15

Where was Wisma Putra during Daim’s Beijing meets?

Officials from Wisma Putra were not invited to join Tun Daim Zainuddin’s meetings with Chinese premier Li Keqiang and other Chinese officials in Beijing, an extremely rare occurrence given the high status of the meetings. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 25, 2018, @ 07:00

What is being reviewed in NEP, asks Wee

Ayer Hitam MP and MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has asked the government to spell out exactly what would be reviewed in the NEP.
​​|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018

MP: Review petroleum Act to enable Petronas to report to Parliament

The government is urged to review the Petroleum Development Act (PDA) 1974 to enable matters relating to the national oil and gas company, Petronas to be tabled in Parliament. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 25, 2018, @ 00:18

MACC detains two senior assistant directors of BTN

Two senior assistant directors of the National Civics Bureau are among five individuals detained by the Sarawak branch of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today for allegedly making false claims amounting to RM600,000. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

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July 24 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 23:21

Replace 'plant poison' subsidies with vouchers, says backbencher

A government backbencher has suggested that subsidised herbicides that are currently given out to paddy farmers be replaced with vouchers, to avoid wastage.​​|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 22:00

Minister: AP on importation of plastic waste for 114 factories revoked

The Housing and Local Government Ministry has revoked the approved permits (AP) on the importation of the HS Code 3915 plastic waste for three months, effective yesterday, of 114 companies and factories nationwide.​|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 21:49

Last-minute fireworks in night Dewan Rakyat session

The lull in the lead-up to the end of the Dewan Rakyat session tonight was broken by heated exchanges over the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and the Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) issues. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 21:00

Rais Yatim: Name and shame absent, ‘lazy’ MPs

The best way forward to ensure lawmakers are present in the Dewan Rakyat is to publicly list down those who skipped proceedings, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) leader Tan Sri Rais Yatim said today.​|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 20:30

11MP's new directions to be tabled in Parliament in October

The government is drawing up new directions for the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) which will be tabled in Parliament in October.​​|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 19:20

DAP: Ramasamy will answer LTTE support claim

DAP will seek an explanation from Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy on his alleged support for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) movement. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 19:08

Melaka taking steps to stop illegal gambling network from resurfacing

The state government here is taking measures to prevent a notorious illegal gambling network from re-establishing itself after rumours that its head honcho is back in town.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 19:00

Gov't plans to enact racial and religious hatred act

The government plans to enact the Racial and Religious Hatred Act to enable action to be taken against any party that insults Islam or other religions, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 18:44

Media asked to behave in parliament lobby, or risk not having access

Media personnel covering the Parliament have been warned to watch their antics when "door-stopping" lawmakers or risk being restricted from the Dewan Rakyat lobby. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Fakenews July 23, 2018, @ 18:44

No order given to shut down 1Malaysia clinics, says Health DG

The Health Ministry has not finalised or issued any order to shut down the 1Malaysia clinics. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah confirmed this today in response to social media pictures of closure notices involving several 1Malaysia clinics in the Klang Valley.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 18:41

Surrender by Aug 30 or risk arrest, employers and illegal immigrants told

"Surrender to the Immigration Department or you will be arrested after Aug 30." |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 18:28

PAC chairman to be from the opposition, maintains deputy speaker

Deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker Nga Kor Ming today affirmed that the government will stick to its election manifesto and choose an opposition parliamentarian to helm the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 18:18

Annuar too wants CEP to be dissolved

Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa joined in calls for the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) to be dissolved as it was deemed to be more powerful than the Cabinet.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 18:17

Johor maintains price of raw water sold to Melaka

The Johor government has agreed to maintain the price of raw water sold to Melaka at 50 sen per 1,000 gallons for the next 10 years, said Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia 1MDB July 24, 2018, @ 18:10

Prove millions from bank accounts for BN parties, not from 1MDB, Najib told

Datuk Seri Najib Razak must prove that the hundreds of millions of ringgit in his bank accounts for Barisan Nasional (BN) parties were not from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a DAP MP said.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 18:10

Four Perlis' mega projects put on hold by Fed Govt - MB

The Federal Government has put on hold four mega projects in the state including Padang Besar Hospital, said Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Azlan Man. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 18:09

Accord Parliament due respect by attending sessions, says Zahid

The Parliament institution should be accorded due respect with the full attendance of its members as a demonstration of unity. |Read more >|NST

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July 24 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 17:48

Gov't assures suburban broadband projects not affected: Gobind

The Suburban Broadband Project, which will provide high speed internet coverage, is not affected even though the government faced various constraints including finance due to the amount of national debt, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.​|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 17:35

Need to prep students for IR4.0: Education Ministry

A combination of soft skills such as communications and technology is crucial in preparing students today for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0).​|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 17:22

MIC Youth demands clarity over M'sian Indian Blueprint

MIC Youth is disappointed with the answer given by Pakatan Harapan (PH) on the Malaysian Indian Blueprint which was formulated by the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government.​|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 17:21

Three plastic factories in Banting shut down for pollution

Authorities ordered three plastic factories in Kuala Langat to close due to pollution. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 17:24

Implementation of e-TOL system in Cameron Highlands to begin next year

The electronic-Temporary Occupation License (e-TOL) system will be fully implemented in Cameron Highlands next year, according to Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 17:15

Review of NEM should be for improvements: Najib

Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said the review of the new economic model (NEM) by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government should bring about improvements to the country.​​|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 17:13

Kelantan BN rep wants PAS to test Dr M's stand on RUU355

State Opposition leader Datuk Md Alwi Che Ahmad (BN-Kok Lanas) wants PAS to gauge Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's stand on the Private Members' Bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (RUU355).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 16:46

Sarawak CM insists oil royalty be based on revenue, not profit

Sarawak expects to be paid royalty on the value of its oil extracted and not the profits from the sale of the resource, said Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 16:45

Sabah Umno MP urges Govt to continue reforming Parliament

Beluran MP Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee has urged the Government to continue the Parliamentary Transformation Plan by implementing reforms that were not realised in time by the previous Government.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 16:41

Wan Azizah: Difficult to monitor all childcare centres

The government is facing difficulties in monitoring childcare centres in the country as not all centres are registered with the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 16:05

Council of Eminent Persons locking horns with PH?

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) is locking horns with Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders over the direction of government decisions, Singapore's Straits Times has reported.​|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 16:00

Govt not bound by CEP's decision

The government is not bound by the views or decisions made by the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP), the Dewan Rakyat sitting was told today.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 15:47

Logging near Gerik, Perak halted again after orang asli complaints

The Perak Forestry Department has issued a temporary stop-work order on logging activities near the Pos Kemar orang asli (indigenous) settlement at Gerik, northern Perak.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 15:30

Parliament halted temporarily because of not enough MPs present

The Dewan Rakyat was forced to halt proceedings temporarily because of a lack of quorum.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 15:06

Gov't to continue developing National Feedlot Centre

The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is committed to further developing the National Feedlot Centre (NFC), according to its minister Salahuddin Ayub. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 14:44

Report: New contractor claims may raise LRT3 cost despite govt’s tweaks

The price tag for the third line of the Light Rail Transit (LRT3) may rise after all despite the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s recent move to shave the construction costs by a whopping RM15.02 billion. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 14:26

Govt agencies, depts given until next year to set up daycare centres

The government has given all government agencies and departments until next year to set up daycare centres in their respective offices.​|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Policies July 24, 2018, @ 14:19

Kula: Govt will ensure Chinese carmaker Geely follows labour laws

Chinese carmaker Geely will be monitored to ensure that locals are prioritised, following its takeover of Proton last year, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 14:00

Minister moots commission on national harmony and reconciliation

Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa said he has proposed forming a national harmony and reconciliation commission to address extremism and bigotry in Malaysia.​|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 13:00

Growing concerns over the power of 'advice' given by Daim-led CEP

The Pakatan Harapan coalition and the business community are keeping a close eye on the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP), which is led by Tun Daim Zainuddin (pic), as anxiety builds over the power of this "advisory council".|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 12:16

Liew: CEP not overstepping its advisory role by sending Daim to China

The visit by Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin to China is not an indication that the CEP had overstepped its advisory role.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 12:04

Dewan hots up as Khairy questions CEP's role

Khairy Jamaluddin has called for the Council of Eminent Persons to be dissolved if it continues to overstep its authority. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 11:50

Azmin: NEP must be based on need, not race

Putrajaya’s review of the New Economic Policy (NEP) will ensure that the affirmative action is dispensed according to need rather than racial considerations, Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 11:28

Religious and Racial Hatred Act in the pipeline

The government will enact a Religious and Racial Hatred Act to protect Islam and other religions in the country against slurs and insults. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 11:11

Zahid challenged to debate over Sosma repeal

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Mohamed Hanipa Maidin has challenged Opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to a debate over the government's plan to abolish the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018, @ 08:20

Pahang Regent welcomes review of ECRL cost

Pahang Regent Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said he welcomed the federal government's decision to review the cost of construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 24, 2018, @ 07:49

PKR takes action against eight members for violating party regulations in GE14

Pasir Salak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (Keadilan) branch chief Noor Azwan Ramli was sacked from the party for violating party discipline during the 14th General Election (GE14). |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 24, 2018, @ 07:00

Govt commitment to Islam, Council of Elders' effectiveness to take centre stage in Parliament

Questions over how far is the government committed to upholding Islam, as well as improvements made so far based on advice from the Council of Elders, are expected to heat up the Dewan Rakyat today.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia 1MDB July 24, 2018, @ 07:00

Rosmah to apply for jewellery suit to be struck out

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (pic) did not buy the jewellery sent for her viewing by a Lebanon-based firm, and so she does not own the legal titles of the items, her lawyers said.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia GE14 Promises July 24, 2018, @ 07:00

Teo: PTPTN defaulters should not be on travel blacklist

It is unfair for National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers who default on repayments to be put on a travel ban when banking institutions do not impose similar restrictions, said Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 24, 2018

Contract terminated if project not done this week, Dr Sim warns

The government will terminate the contract with the contractor for a drainage upgrading project at Jalan Batu Kawa Lorong 3 if the contractor does not complete the project within this week.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

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New Malaysia Budget July 23, 2018

Addition RM2 million for Sabah PPRT – minister

Sabah will receive an additional allocation of RM2 million for its PPRT programme this year said Rural and Regional Development Minister Rina Harun.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 23:58

Maszlee promises to make TVET first choice for students in five years

The Education Ministry will strive towards upholding Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as students' first choice of education in five years, said Minister Dr Maszlee Malik. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 22:20

Youth leaders should be impetus in helping weigh govt decisions

Youth leaders need to be the driving force and play a role in balancing government policies and decisions, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 21:59

Govt to decide on ministry to oversee Mara before 100-day manifesto period ends

The decision on which ministry will oversee the Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) will be finalised before the Pakatan Harapan's (PH) 100-day manifesto period ends, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 21:36

Don't allow public wear military uniform at whim: Backbencher

The Defence Ministry has been urged to ensure that members of the public do not wear the uniforms of security personnel, to ensure that the image of the uniformed groups is highly regarded and respected, said a government backbencher. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 21:34

Abolishment of SOSMA will increase racial and religious provocations

The abolition of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA) will create the necessary space for certain quarters to increase racial and religious provocations through various social media and internet channels. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 21:12

Technical committee formed to study Bernas monopoly

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry and eight other ministries have formed a technical committee to study Syarikat Padiberas Nasional Berhad's (Bernas) monopoly over the country's rice supply.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 21:07

Govt does not intend to reissue sports betting license to Ascot Sports

he Pakatan Harapan government said it has no plan to reissue a sports betting license to tycoon Tan Sri Vincent Tan's 70% owned vehicle Ascot Sports Sdn Bhd, or any other operator.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Fakenews July 23, 2018, @ 21:06

Dr Dzulkefly: Statement about traditional medicine is fake, not issued by the Health Ministry

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad has clarified that a statement on integrating herbal medicine into mainstream healthcare being circulated on social media is not from the Health Ministry.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 21:02

PM to decide the status of Mara within 20 days

The status of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) will be decided within the next 20 days by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 20:49

Wan Azizah remains DPM even if Anwar wins PKR presidency in party elections

Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will continue being the Deputy Prime Minister even if Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim wins the PKR presidency in party elections next month.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 20:30

Minister: Pakatan to reconsider pledge to abolish several laws, more research needed

The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is now reconsidering its initial pledge to abolish several contentious laws, law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today. He said that the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 (Act 803) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Act 2014 (Act 762) however, are expected to be tabled to be repealed. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 21:28

Contractor enforces layoffs, pay cuts after ECRL suspension

The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) main contractor said today it hopes the government will lift the project’s suspension order soon, confirming that it is trimming down its workforce. In a statement, China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd (CCC-ECRL) also said that it will offer pay cuts to its remaining staff.|Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 20:17

A-G's Chambers to repeal Rule requiring all cause papers to be served on it

The Attorney-General’s Chambers will be holding discussions with the Bar Council and Rules Committee to repeal the requirement in Order 53 Rule 3(3) of the Rules of the Court 2012 that all-cause papers be served on the Chambers.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 19:09

New poverty eradication programmes in five states being studied: Sivarasa

The Rural Development Ministry is studying the implementation of new programmes to eradicate poverty in several states such as Kedah, Kelantan, Perak, Sabah and Sarawak.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 19:07

More than RM600m in Socso payout last year

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) distributed more than RM600 million in payout for its members' deaths, disabilities and injuries last year. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 19:06

Special committee to study possible improvements on Child Care Centre Act 1984

A special committee has been set up to look into possible improvements to be made on the Child Care Centre Act 1984 (Act 308) relating to home-based babysitters, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 18:50

Mara’s Bumiputera mission should not be politicised, says minister

Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) should not be politicised as its objective of helping the Bumiputera community has always been clear, says newly-minted Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 18:00

In Gerik, no end to logging despite protests by Orang Asli

The Orang Asli from Kampung Ralak here are at their wits’ end over the logging activity which they say affects their livelihood and way of life.|Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 17:05

Finance minister: ‘Most powerful’ PM can answer parliamentary questions for me

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today said the prime minister can answer on his behalf questions raised in Parliament, due to the latter’s status as the “most powerful” person in the government’s executive arm. |Read more >|Malaymai

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 17:00

Government to review NEP, NEM to assess the relevance

The government will review the National Economic Policy (NEP) and the New Economic Model (NEM) to assess their relevance in the nation's economic development. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 18:30

PKR MP urges Zahid to declare assets

Opposition leader Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has been urged to declare his assets. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 18:29

Government to review NEP, NEM to assess the relevance

The government will review the National Economic Policy (NEP) and the New Economic Model (NEM) to assess their relevance in the nation's economic development. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 23, 2018, @ 18:29

Penangites launch petition calling for the termination of the highway project

A group of concerned Penangites, calling themselves Beautiful Penang, have started an online petition to call for the cancellation of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) project, a component of the multi-million ringgit Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 17:30

Bestinet rejects Nepali media’s claim of migrant worker ‘scam’

Bestinet Sdn Bhd highlighted today the inconsistencies and errors in a Nepali news outlet’s report to deny a claim that it engaged in an alleged “scam” against the country’s migrant workers.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 16:14

Accused claims he was threatened by prison officers to admit killing Morais

The sixth accused in the murder trial of deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais told the High Court here that he and five other accused were threatened, so that they would admit to murdering Morais at the trial.|Read more >|SunDaily

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New Malaysia 1MDB July 23, 2018, @ 15:47

Najib denies signing off cheques to Umno using 1MDB monies

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak denied signing off any cheques to Umno using money from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 15:41

353 community clinics nationwide to be enhanced: Dr Dzulkefly

The service at 353 Community Clinics nationwide will be enhanced with the provision of doctors, pharmacies and healthcare services to the people, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Projects July 23, 2018, @ 15:32

State govt urged to clarify 'Off River Storage' project status

Syarikat Air Melaka Bhd (SAMB) has asked the state government to clarify on the status of the RM300 million Off River Storage (ORS) project. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 14:53

Inconsistent to blacklist PTPTN loan defaulters and not others, says Teo

It is unfair to blacklist education loan defaulters when other loan borrowers only face a similar fate in the event of bankruptcy. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 14:00

No more cart before the horse for bankrupt PTPTN Borrowers, Parliament told

In future, the government will first declare Malaysians who default on their loans from the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) as bankrupts before they are blacklisted from leaving the country.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 14:00

Minister says lopsided energy contracts must go to keep rates low

The Pakatan Harapan government will end opaque power supply contracts as part of its election pledges to lower costs for consumers, said Yeo Bee Yin. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 13:00

Report: Repeated design changes reason LRT3 cost ballooned RM22b

Persistent changes to the original design of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 3 project by state transport company, Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, caused the cost to spike to RM31.65 billion from the initial RM9 billion, according to The Edge. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia GE14 Promises July 23, 2018, @ 11:00

Profiteering complaints surge after zero GST

Reports of profiteering tripled following the government’s move to zero-rate the Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 12:49

Sex education should not be taboo, says Minister

Sex education should not be viewed as 'taboo', said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 14:07

Dr M says he isn’t impressed by his Cabinet’s attendance record

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) has expressed dissatisfaction over the attendance record of his Cabinet members and their deputies in the Dewan Rakyat.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 13:27

Nepali worker issue: Ahmad Zahid says ready to be investigated by MACC

Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says he is ready to face the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigation over allegations his family members had profited from the trafficking of Nepali migrant workers.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Budget July 23, 2018, @ 12:22

M’sia hopes to get as big a loan as possible from Japan, says Dr M 

The government hopes to get "a big a loan as it can" from the Japanese government to pay off the country's debts, which include 1MDB's owings that are either in the US dollar or ringgit. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Budget July 23, 2018, @ 12:20

PM: Putrajaya using yen loans to repay 1MDB debt for exchange rate savings

The government will employ soft loans from Japan to pay down 1MDB’s debts that are held either in the US dollar or ringgit, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Parliament today.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 12:12

GST bill in Parliament next Monday

The Government aims to table a motion in Dewan Rakyat next Monday to abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 12:05

LGBT must not be discriminated against: Minister

While the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are still subjected to the civil and Syariah laws in the country, they must not be discriminated against and criminalised at their workplace. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Budget July 23, 2018, @ 11:51

Show proof that govt debt in the 80s & 90s worse than now, says Dr M

The government was not plagued by debt difficulties in the 1980s and 1990s after undertaking a soft loan from Japan, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 11:46

Health Ministry to discuss workplace bullying with junior doctors, housemen

The Health Ministry will hold closed-door dialogue sessions with junior doctors and housemen to discuss their concerns at the workplace.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 11:40

Minister says lopsided energy contracts must go to keep rates low

The Pakatan Harapan government will end opaque power supply contracts as part of its election pledges to lower costs for consumers, said Yeo Bee Yin. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 10:57

Report: Repeated design changes reason LRT3 cost ballooned RM22b

Persistent changes to the original design of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 3 project by state transport company, Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, caused the cost to spike to RM31.65 billion from the initial RM9 billion, according to The Edge. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Opposition July 23, 2018, @ 09:12

Penang BN opposes state govt's reclamation plans, citing environmental concerns

Barisan Nasional (BN) has asked the DAP-led state government to consider dropping the Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS) initiative. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 09:10

From solving child brides to conversions, MP wants Children’s Commissioner set up first

With a ministry handling a portfolio as diverse as women’s issues, family, and community development, deputy minister Hannah Yeoh feels that children are getting the short end of the stick. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 08:40

'PH will rid the country of illegals within a month'

THE task at hand may be monumental, but the government is confident that it can deliver what it said the previous government failed to accomplish — rid the country of illegal immigrants. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 07:25

Dr M aims to lower Malaysia voting age to empower youth

Malaysia’s youth are likely to get more power after backing 93-year-old Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to topple a regime that ruled the South-east Asian nation for six decades.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 07:00

Investigation on tour agency already ongoing says the ministry

The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is probing the tour and travel agency for allegedly duping consumers by inducing them to buy fake packages at a cheap price.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies July 23, 2018, @ 07:00

Key issues to be addressed in the revamp of tertiary level education

How academics get their positions will be relooked to make sure they win on merit and not for their political views.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018, @ 07:00

Dr M: We need time to fix govt machinery

The new govern­ment needs time to restore the machinery of the country, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia GE14 Promises July 23, 2018, @ 07:00

More complaints after zero-rated GST

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said there were 1,400 complaints in May and with zero-rated GST from June 1, 4,500 complaints had been lodged by the end of June.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul July 23, 2018, @ 00:10

SPLASH takeover to be finalised by early August, says Xavier

The restructuring and takeover of Syarikat Pengeluaran Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH) are expected to be finalised by early August. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt July 23, 2018

20 per cent oil royalty fulfilment depends on the state of country’s coffers — DPM

Fulfilment of the 20-per cent oil royalty promise in Pakatan Harapan (PH)’s manifesto of the 14th general election (GE14) would depend on the state of Malaysia’s existing coffers, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. |Read more >|BorneoPost