Govt: 3 Indonesian Fishermen Missing Off Philippines

MANILA, Jan 22 – Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines, Manila said Saturday, an area that has seen repeated kidnappings for ransom by Islamist militants. Authorities said the three Indonesians went missing on Wednesday in waters bordering the Philippines and Malaysia but the circumstances of their

Water Level Rises In Several Locations In Kuantan

KUANTAN, Jan 21 – The water level in several areas in the city here has risen to between 0.1m and 0.3m following continuous heavy rain since this morning. Kuantan police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Salleh said the water level began rising about 8.30am after the rain started at 6am, affecting roads such

Malaysia To Implement RC At All Borders

SEREMBAN, Jan 21 – Malaysia will implement the Road Charge (RC) to all foreign registered vehicles entering the country, including from Indonesia, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. Liow, who is also MCA president, said the rate would be RM20, same as the fee imposed on vehicles entering from Singapore.

Trump Vows To Put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 – President Donald Trump assumed power Friday with a fiercely nationalistic vow to put “America first,” taking a stinging swipe at the legacy of his predecessor hours after reciting the oath of office. Hundreds of thousands of people stood on the rain-splattered National Mall to see the 70-year-old Republican

Customs Eyes To Collect RM40b-RM42b In GST This Year

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 – The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) targets to collect between RM40 billion and RM42 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) this year compared with RM41.2 billion in 2016, said its Director-General Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad. He said the department would continue with its programmes to engage the

Mustapa: Malaysia To Pursue FTAs With TPP Members If TPPA Fails

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 – Malaysia may look into the possibility of pursuing bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with the relevant Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) members should the TPP Agreement (TPPA) fail to materialise, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. The country would also prioritise strengthening the

Govt: 3 Indonesian Fishermen Missing Off Philippines

MANILA, Jan 21 – Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines, Manila said Saturday, an area that has seen repeated kidnappings for ransom by Islamist militants. Authorities said the three Indonesians went missing on Wednesday in waters bordering the Philippines and Malaysia but the circumstances of their

The Launched Of AMPLIFY Conference

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 20 – About 50 students participated in AMPLIFY Conference which had launched at Penang Institute here this evening. The purpose of this event is to raise the awareness, communicating skills and leadership skills among the high school and college students regarding the Penang issues before enter to University.

Bersih Cleared Of Property Damage Lawsuit

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The Court of Appeal ruling that the government has no right to sue organisers of the Bersih rally to recover losses for damaged public property incurred in the rally, stands. This follows the Federal Court decision today, in dismissing the government’s application for leave to appeal against that

By-election For Tanjong Datu State Seat On Feb 18

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 – The by-election for the Tanjong Datu State Assembly seat in Sarawak will be held on Feb 18, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah. He said that the Election Commission, at its special meeting on Wednesday, also fixed the nomination day for the by-election for

Sarawak Cabinet Sworn-in, No New Faces

KUCHING, Jan 19 – Yang Dipertua Negri Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife, Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi Taib today attended the swearing-in of the Sarawak state cabinet and assistant ministers, with no new faces in the line-up. The ceremony held at Dewan Lapau in the State Legislative Assembly building, Petra Jaya

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