Less Curfew Violators In ESSZone This Year

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 30 – Only 31 people were nabbed for violating curfew in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) this year, as compared to 121 last year. Sabah Police Commissioner, Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said the 31 comprised Filipinos (seven men and six women), Indonesians (four men) and 13 men and

KPDNKK Checks Price Of School Items Throughout The Country

BANGI, Dec 30 – The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) Tuesday began its ‘Ops Catut Back to School’ to check on the price of school items throughout the country. Director of KPDNKK’s Enforcement Division, Mohd Roslan Mahayuddin said the operations were aimed at ensuring traders did not take advantage

1MDB Slams WSJ For “Recycling Unsubstantiated Allegations”

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 – 1Malaysia Development Berhad slammed the Wall Street Journal for “recycling unsubstantiated allegations” in an article published Tuesday. In a statement here, 1MDB said the article “simply recycles yet again the same unsubstantiated allegations that the newspaper first published in mid-2015”. “In the meantime, the fact is that

Sarawakians Welcome Abolition Of Bridge Toll

KUCHING, Dec 30 – Sarawakians especially Kuching residents welcome the abolition of toll collection at the Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Bridge in Petra Jaya effective Jan 1, 2016. In conjunction with the toll abolition, the state government will hold a 2016 New Year celebration at the bridge which is expected to be

Chronology Of Major Political Developments In 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 – The following are major political developments in Malaysia during 2015: FEBRUARY: Feb 10 – Opposition head and PKR de facto chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim fails in his appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal which overturned the High Court judgement and sentenced

Ringgit Closes Higher Against Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 – The ringgit remained higher at Tuesday’s close against the US dollar, supported by buying in the local note, dealers said. At 5 pm, the local unit was at 4.2900/2970 from the 4.2950/2020 recorded on Monday. A dealer said the dollar was trading at more than a one-week

Angkasa Targets To Open Co-Op Dialysis Centres In Each State

KUCHING, Dec 29 – Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa) targets to set up a chain of cooperative dialysis centres nationwide. Its president Datuk Abdul Fattah Abdullah said the plan was to establish at least one dialysis centre in each state. “Angkasa had so far collaborated with three other cooperatives in opening

Five Publications Banned For Confusing Muslims

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 29 – Five publications were banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs as they contained elements which can confuse the Muslims and damage their faith, said secretary of the Publication and Al-Quran Text Control Division of the Home Ministry, Hashimah Nik Jaafar.  She said the five publications were The

Ikhlas Files Suit Over Seizure Of Vape Products

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 – The Small and Medium Entrepreneurs Organisation of Malaysia (Ikhlas) on Monday filed a suit against the Director-General of Health, Ministry of Health and three others over the confiscation of its electronic cigarettes or vape products. Ikhlas filed the suit through Messrs Termizi & Co at the

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