Analysts: Pakatan Harapan Deserves Fair Chance

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 – The Pakatan Harapan government’s performance in the first 100 days in office is not the ‘be-all and end-all’ of its ability to govern the nation, analysts said. They said it was too short a period to gauge the effectiveness of the government which needed more time to

Dewan Rakyat Passes RM6.22b To Restructure Ministry

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 – The Dewan Rakyat sitting tonight passed the Supply (Restructuring Expenditure Allocation) Bill 2018. The Bill was passed after the third reading before Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof and received the majority vote. The Bill, which provides an allocation of RM6.22 billion, was tabled following

Registration For EPF i-Suri Starts

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 – Registration for the Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) Caruman Sukarela Insentif Suri (i-Suri) opened today, and those who are eligible may participate in i-Suri by registering as an EPF member at any of the 67 EPF branches nationwide. Housewives, widows and single mothers whose profiles are listed

Loke: Report On HSR Meeting Will Be Presented To Cabinet

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SEREMBAN, Aug 12 – A detailed report on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project following the meeting between Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Singapore’s representative, will be presented to the Cabinet next week, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He said that he had not been informed

IGP: PDRM Are Still Hunting For Jho Low

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PORT KLANG, Aug 11 –  The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) are still hunting for businessman Low Taek Jhow or Jho Low over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. “Investigations against him are proceeding as normal,” he said briefly to reporters when asked

Printed Books Still More Popular Than e-Books

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 – With various e-book reading applications on smartphones available for free, the convenience of digital books still cannot match the satisfaction one gets from reading printed books. Layar Minda Publications publisher Norden Mohamed believes although the per copy costs are higher due to costs of shipping, demand

Penang Records RM1 Billion Investment In Q1

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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 11 – Penang has chalked up investments worth RM1 billion in the first quarter of this year. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the first quarter figure comprised RM580 million of foreign investments and RM439 million from domestic investors. “With the record investment captured so far, Penang is expected

Customs: Trust Fund Short Of RM19.4b To Repay GST

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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 10 – The full amount of RM82.9 billion demanded by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) for repayment of the Goods and Services Tax was not transferred to the Trust Fund, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam. He said that for the period from April 1, 2015, until

Application To Raise MPSP Status To A City

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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 10 – The Penang state government will apply to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) to raise the status of Seberang Perai Municipal Council to that of a city in the near future. Chairman of the State Committee on Housing, Local Government and Urban and Rural

EPF And Grab Sign MoU To Promote i-Saraan Among Ride-Hailing Drivers

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 – The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and ride-hailing service provider, Grab Malaysia, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to encourage the ride-hailing driver-partners community to participate in EPF’s voluntary retirement savings programme, Caruman Sukarela Insentif Persaraan (i-Saraan). EPF Chief Executive Officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan said members

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