WhatsApp To Limit Forwarding Of Messages

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NEW DELHI, Jul 22 – Following concerns from Indian government, messaging service WhatsApp said it was working towards limiting the forwarding of messages on its service, officials said. The move apparently has been taken following the continuous reminders from Indian government to the company to immediately contain spread of fake, motivated

Nga: Govt May Reinstate Parliamentary Service Act

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IPOH, Jul 22 – The Pakatan Harapan government is considering on reinstating the Parliamentary Service Act 1963, said Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming. He said the Act which was repealed in 1992 had to be restored to give Parliament autonomy over its administration and to enable it to play

Dr Mahathir: PAS, BN Are ‘Siblings ‘

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 21 – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described PAS and Barisan Nasional (BN) as ‘siblings’ on the issue of fielding candidates in the Sungai Kandis state by-election. Following the nomination today, the by-election will witness a three-cornered fight involving BN candidate Datuk Lokman Noor Adam; Mohd

Govt Expects To Hit 2018 5.5%-6.0% GDP Target

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 21 – The government expects to hit the 5.5%-6.0% gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for this year in line with the forecast by Bank Negara Malaysia. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is an open, diversified economy and even with the adverse impact of the ongoing global

Police Record Statements From Najib’s Domestic Helpers

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 21 – The police today recorded statements from the domestic helpers of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak at his residence in Langgak Duta here. Kuala Lumpur CID chief SAC Rusdi Mohd Isa said CID officers from the Sentul District Police headquarters recorded the statements following

No More White Shoes For Schoolchildren

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SHAH ALAM, Jul 19 – The days of cleaning and scrubbing white school shoes will be a thing of the past soon after the Education Ministry allows all schoolchildren to wear black shoes during the school session next year. Its minister Dr Maszlee Malik said the decision was made after the

MACC: Najib’s Bank Account No Longer Frozen

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 – The personal bank account of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak is no longer frozen, according to a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) source. It said the account was no longer linked to politics or matters investigated by the authorities. “Since yesterday, Najib’s account is no

Guan Eng: SST Will Not Burden The People

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 – The Sales and Services Tax (SST) will not burden the people more than the Goods and Services Tax (GST), as the government will only collect RM21 billion a year and “return” the RM23 billion difference to them, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said

King Praises New Government For Upholding Transparency

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 – The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, and praised the new government for upholding transparency. His Majesty made particular reference to the government’s revealing of the actual financial position of the country, its

Agong Opens First Session Of 14th Parliament

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 – The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, marking a significant point in history as Malaysia is being led by the new Pakatan Harapan Government. This meeting also created another milestone as this is

Dewan Rakyat Begins Sitting Today

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 16 – The First Meeting of the First Term of the 14th Parliament Session will begin today, after the 14th General Election which saw Pakatan Harapan forming the new government. The meeting will begin at 10am with the appointment of the Dewan Rakyat Speaker being the first business on

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