100 Stray Dogs Vaccinated In Penang

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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 8 – The Penang Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) and Penang Save Our Strays Neutering Society (SOS) vaccinated one hundred stray dogs in Tanjung Bunga, Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang to prevent the dogs from the spread of rabies. The stray dogs were vaccinated free through the joint initiative

RISDA: Rubber Prices In Malaysia Higher Than Thailand

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PADANG BESAR, Jan 8 – The Rubber Industry Smallholders’ Development Authority (RISDA) denied allegations that rubber prices in Thailand were higher than Malaysia. RISDA chairman Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin said prices of rubber in Malaysia was higher compared with Thailand. He said based on the record from the Thai Rubber Association, the

Najib Reminds Cabinet To Spend Allocation Prudently

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday reminded his Cabinet members to be wise and prudent in spending the government allocations to ensure that they really benefit the people. Najib in his Facebook page said the reminder was conveyed during the first Cabinet meeting for 2016

More Dengue Fever Cases In Penang

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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 8 – A total of 146 cases of dengue fever were reported in Penang between Dec 27 and Jan 2, up by 24 cases or 19.7 per cent from the previous week. Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Rural Development and Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin said there was an increase

Najib: GST Saviour Of National Economy

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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 8 – The Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced in April last year is, at the macro level, the saviour of the national economic and financial position, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said the GST had grossed RM37.67 billion

Former Negeri Sembilan MCA Chairman Dies

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SEREMBAN, Jan 8 – Former state MCA chairman Datuk Dr Senator Yeow Chai Thiam, 63, has passed away at his house in Port Dickson on yesterday night. Yeow who contracted cancer a year ago passed away at 8.47 pm with his family members at the bedside. His brother-in-law, Chua Eng Chuan when contacted

DAP Describes As Malicious PAS Allegation Over Israel

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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 8 – The DAP Thursday described the PAS allegation that the former had received RM1.2 billion from Israel as a malicious slander to incite hatred against non-Muslim leaders. Its secretary-general, Lim Guan Eng, said he had never met or exchanged greetings with Israeli leaders in Singapore or elsewhere. “I

Paris Attacker Killed by Cops Had Paper With ISIS Flag

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PARIS, Jan 7 – A knife-wielding man shot dead by Paris police on Thursday was carrying paper with an ISIS flag on it as well as a claim of responsibility, according to the Paris prosecutor. The incident came as France marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly Charlie Hebdo terror attacks.  The prosecutor’s office

China Stock Market Closure Rattles Global Assets

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CHINA, JAN 7 – Markets around the world were in tumult on Thursday after the Chinese authorities imposed measures designed to prevent panic selling of stocks for the second time in four days. Prices for stocks and commodities dropped sharply, while bonds and so-called haven currencies rallied in a replay of the

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