TPPA: Eight Labour Laws To Be Amended

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – The eight labour laws will be amended to improve the labour standards in the country after Malaysia had been finalised its participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot. He said the laws were the Trade Unions Act 1959; Industrial

MP Proposes Research Institute On TPPA

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – A backbencher today proposed the setting up of a research institute on the Trans-Pacific Partnership to formulate and implement the national economic agenda, including empowering the Bumiputera economy. Datuk Hasan Arifin (BN-Rompin) said the institute should comprise various parties with diverse backgrounds, including opposition MPs. The

TPPA Will Not Cause Medicine Prices Increase

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will not cause the medicine prices to increase, but it may contributed by many other factors. Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam said the prevailing situation in Jordan should not be equated with Malaysia as the registration of medicines are different in the

TPPA Motion Passed By Dewan Rakyat Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – After 2 days of debates which beginning on yesterday, the motion on Malaysia’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has finally been passed by the Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday evening. It had moving the country a step forward towards signing and ratifying the trade accord bringing together 12

BR1M 2016 Disbursement Starts Tomorrow

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 27 – The disbursement of the 2016 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) will start from tomorrow (January 28). Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said the disbursement of the 2016 BR1M for households and senior citizens would be distributed in four stages in one year starting from tomorrow,

Live Streaming Of Recalibrate 2016 Budget On Tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be announced the recalibrated 2016 Budget at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC), Putrajaya here, tomorrow. The announcement will be telecast live through 10 channels, such as RTM, Bernama, TV 3, NTV 7, 8TV, TV9 and Astro. The announcement will be start from

Winding Up Session On TPPA Kicks Off At Dewan Rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 – The winding up session for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in the Dewan Rakyat began at 2.30 pm led by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar. Five other Cabinet ministers, including International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed,

PLUS: Temporary Closure Of Sungai Buloh Lay-by Tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 – The Sungai Buloh Lay-By (Southbound) on the North-South Expressway will be temporarily closed to public for maintenance Wednesday. In a statement here, Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad (PLUS) said that during the closure from 9.30am to 5pm, all stalls and other public facilities would be closed to

MP: Be Kiasu, Not Kiasi To Ensure Success Of TPPA

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 – A member of Parliament had been promoted on today that the words ‘kiasu’ and ‘kiasi’ in describing the necessary attitude that should be adopted by Malaysians in the issue of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).  “Malaysians should practice a ‘kiasu’ attitude, which means to be

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