Dr Hilmi: No Zika Case Reported In Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN, Feb 5 – No case of Zika virus infection has been reported in the country, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya. He said Malaysia was on the alert and had stepped up measures to prevent the Aedes mosquito-borne disease from spreading to the country. “So far, we

Ahmad Bashah Has His Hands Full As New Kedah MB

ALOR SETAR, Feb 5 – Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah has his hands full soon after being sworn on yesterday as the new menteri besar of Kedah. He will welcome to Kedah Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who is making a working visit to the rice-bowl state on Friday.

FOREX: Ringgit Opens Lower Against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3 – The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar Wednesday as the continued fall in global crude oil prices dampened sentiment the local note, dealers said. At 9 am, the local unit was traded at 4.2325/2375 from 4.2050/2100 against the greenback on Tuesday. A dealer said the price

Mukhriz Resigns As Kedah MB

ALOR SETAR, Feb 3 – Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir today announced his resignation as Kedah Menteri Besar with immediate effect. He told a media conference at Wisma Darul Aman here that he had lost the majority support of the Kedah State Assembly. He said he was informed that he have lost the

Tan Sri Kamal Mohamed Hashim Passed Away

GEORGE TOWN, Feb 2 – Executive Director of Star Media Group Bhd, Tan Sri Kamal Mohamed Hashim, 77,  passed away at about 7:30pm today at his house in Gelugor here which believed to be causes by heart problem. The remain will pray at Masjid Al Taqwa, Taman Tun Sardon and buried at cemetery Dato Keramat

New Petrol And Diesel Price To Take Effect At Midnight

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 – The new retail price for petrol RON95, RON97 and diesel for February will reduced by 10 sen, 20 sen and 25 sen per litre which will effective at midnight tonight. The new price after Goods and Services Tax (GST), the retail price of petrol and diesel for the month of February 2016 is as

PLUS Opens Up Contra Lane During Chinese New Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 – PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) will open contra lanes in several critical stretches along the North-South Highway to ensure smooth traffic flow during the Chinese New Year. Its managing director Datuk Noorizah Abdul Hamid said this was necessary in order to accommodate the 1.6 million vehicles which

Liow: 18 People Died In Road Accidents Daily In 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 – A total of 18 people were reported killed daily in road accidents nationwide last year. The figure has alarmed Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai who notes that the number of road accidents last year has also increased. In 2014, there were 476,196 road accidents while last

Salleh: Spectrum Redistribution, Bidding In The Plan

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 29 – The move taken by the government to optimise national revenue from the communication spectrum was a step to provide extensive communication service to all consumers, especially in the rural and remote areas. Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said this would be done through

Despite Cuts, People Still Come First

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 – The recalibration of Budget 2016 necesitated by the volatile global economy is not all about expenditure cuts. It also concerns helping Malaysians, especially on the lower scale, cope with the rising cost of living. While the government will be more prudent in its spending to optimise

Ahmad Zahid Will Launch Rela SOP Manual On Saturday

SIBU, Jan 29 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will launch the standard operating procedure (SOP) manual on the management of security control operations for the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) this Saturday. The launch will be held during the 44th Rela Day celebration at the national level at Dataran

Pharmacist Claims To Have Found Cure For Dengue

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 – While the country faces a myriad of dengue cases every year, a pharmacist is claiming to have found a cure for the disease. Consultant Pharmacist and Naturopathy Centre founder K.Ananthan said he had found an ‘arsenal’ to protect mankind from dengue fever. He said that he had

PM Najib’s Recalibrated 2016 Budget Speech

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 28 – Following is the full text of the recalibrated 2016 Budget speech presented by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, here Thursday. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh and Salam 1Malaysia YAB Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi Deputy Prime

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