KUCHING, Dec 17 – Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said he is loyal to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as Prime Minister and Barisan Nasional Chairman. He said that Najib had never been proven guilty of any wrongdoing, and as such there was no reason not to be loyal to
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Innovation and creativity will become the two most important aspects in the country’s development to achieve Vision 2020 (Wawasan 2020), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Wednesday. The Prime Minister urged all the stake holders to focus on innovation and creativity during every brain storming session.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 – 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) regrets that reports are being reproduced by MalaysiaKini, despite what it said to be nothing more than recycled allegations. Referring to recent series of articles written by KiniBiz on 1MDB, the company said it was clear these continued malicious attempts were designed to
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Five judges have been assigned to hear cases involving the IS militants and security matter, said Chief Justice (CJ) Tun Arifin Zakaria. Arifin said they consisted of four judges from the criminal division in Kuala Lumpur and one in Sabah to handle such cases at the high courts.
LANGKAWI, Dec 17 – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) will continue to check hotel and restaurant operators that impose service charge but did not display notice on the matter. Kedah KPDNKK Anti-Profiteering Unit head, Ariffin Muslim today said parties convicted of not displaying such notices could be fined of
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Beginning next year, the government will find ways to reduce additional costs for development projects, says Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa. He said brain-storming sessions with ministry secretaries-general, services and department heads would be held to optimise expenditure for next year for every government
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Rapid Penang will be introducing the Bus Integrated System (BIS) in 2017. Its chief operating officer, Mohd Shukri Abdul Rahman said the system was an effort by Rapid Penang to facilitate commuting passengers with more efficient and systematic bus service. “BIS will facilitate passengers as they will
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Another Malay village in Penang, namely, Kampung Selut, Sungai Pinang here, will soon disappear after residents were told by developers the area is set for redevelopment. The village, which is located near here, existed since the 1960s, and had 5,000 residents. Sungai Pinang Village Mosque chairman Ibrahim
KOTA BAHARU, Dec 17 – The Kelantan state government will be issuing a 14-day notice to all vape or electronic cigarette traders to vacate their premises starting on yesterday. State Local Government, Housing, Health and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Fattah Mahmood said the action was in line with the decision of
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 – XOX Mobile Sdn Bhd, the mobile arm of XOX group, aims to increase its subscribers base to two million next year, of which 300,000 are targeted to be postpaid users. XOX Bhd group CEO Ng Kok Heng said to date, XOX Mobile has about 920,000 subscribers. “Since
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Penang EXCO Member for Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation Chow Kon Yeow had announced on Wednesday that they had “pressed” green light to SRS Consortium to submit the proposed alignment for the railway and highway schemes under the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – The DAP-led Penang government urged Putrajaya and PR1MA Corporation to share its list of applicants to the Penang state housing department for consideration while Penang state housing department is ready to take over the PR1MA List of application in Penang, said state housing exco Jagdeep Singh Deo. He said
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – The Penang State Federal Action Council (MTPNg) is planning to expand the marine conservation project site at Pantai Batu Ferringhi under Phase II of the Coastal Conservation and Improvement of Sea Water Quality project. MTPNg chairman Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman said the council would request
SHAH ALAM, Dec 17 – Certain areas in Shah Alam and Klang will experience temporary water disruption from 9pm on Dec 21 until 6am the following day due to replacement and maintenance work at the reservoir. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SYABAS) Corporate Communications head, Amin Lin Abdullah said in
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 – The two local female teachers have made it among 50 teachers around the world to stand a chance to win US$1 million (RM4.3 million) in the Global Teacher Prize 2016 award, organised by the Dubai-based Varkey GEMS Foundation. Noorjahan Sultan, 44, of Sekolah Kebangsaan Indera