KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 – The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will not approve or renew licences for stand-alone liquor shops, the Dewan Negara was told Thursday. Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan said it was part of a new effort undertaken by DBKL which had begun in the
SHAH ALAM, Dec 18 – The Selangor state government will be holding a special workshop early next year to discuss the effects of vaping especially on the health of the younger generation, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. He said the decision on whether to ban vaping in Selangor depended
SHAH ALAM, Dec 18 – Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) has lost about RM500,000 in revenue from water as a result of water theft by a developer at a construction site in Setia Alam since 2010. National Water Service Commission (SPAN) Corporate Communications Unit senior executive Loh Pit Mui said
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 18 – About 15,000 participants, including 300 people with disabilities (OKU), are expected to join the Penang City Walk 2016, in conjunction with City Day 2016, on Jan 1 at the Esplanade Field, here. Penang Adventurer’s Club (PAC) President Wong Pang Kong said the age of the participants ranged
SUNGAI BULOH, Dec 18 – Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein will visit Saudi Arabia in January to discuss the alliance of 34 Muslim nations against terrorism. He said the visit would serve as a show of Malaysia’s support for peace, and agreement that Muslim countries should unite to fight terrorism.
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 18 – Sungai Pinang Assemblywoman Lim Siew Khim had announced on Thursday that the ‘Walking Together With Family & Zumba’ (Berjalan Bersama Keluarga & Zumba) will be held at Automall, Karpal Singh Drive on this coming Saturday (December 19) from 7:30pm to 10pm. Participant were be charges RM5 per person while the
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 18 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng hold a press conference on Thursday told the reporters that the State Government does not have any power to refuse legal advice regarding the confidentiality clause in the privatization agreement signed by the previous state government during the administration of Barisan
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 – The 2015 Malaysian Al-Azhar Alumni Regional Seminar, the first ever to be held, hopes to pave the way towards unifying the two largest Islamic parties in the country, namely PAS and UMNO. This hope was expressed by World Association for al-Azhar Graduates Malaysia (WAAG Malaysia) chairman Datuk
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 – Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and the Government will invest RM3.4bil to delivery high speed broadband which they will first to invest RM1.8bil to implement the second phase of the High Speed Broadband Project (HSBB 2) spanning 10 years. “There were 95 additional exchanges under the HSBB 2
KUCHING, Dec 17 – Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said he is loyal to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as Prime Minister and Barisan Nasional Chairman. He said that Najib had never been proven guilty of any wrongdoing, and as such there was no reason not to be loyal to
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Innovation and creativity will become the two most important aspects in the country’s development to achieve Vision 2020 (Wawasan 2020), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Wednesday. The Prime Minister urged all the stake holders to focus on innovation and creativity during every brain storming session.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 – 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) regrets that reports are being reproduced by MalaysiaKini, despite what it said to be nothing more than recycled allegations. Referring to recent series of articles written by KiniBiz on 1MDB, the company said it was clear these continued malicious attempts were designed to
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Five judges have been assigned to hear cases involving the IS militants and security matter, said Chief Justice (CJ) Tun Arifin Zakaria. Arifin said they consisted of four judges from the criminal division in Kuala Lumpur and one in Sabah to handle such cases at the high courts.
LANGKAWI, Dec 17 – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) will continue to check hotel and restaurant operators that impose service charge but did not display notice on the matter. Kedah KPDNKK Anti-Profiteering Unit head, Ariffin Muslim today said parties convicted of not displaying such notices could be fined of
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 17 – Beginning next year, the government will find ways to reduce additional costs for development projects, says Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa. He said brain-storming sessions with ministry secretaries-general, services and department heads would be held to optimise expenditure for next year for every government
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Rapid Penang will be introducing the Bus Integrated System (BIS) in 2017. Its chief operating officer, Mohd Shukri Abdul Rahman said the system was an effort by Rapid Penang to facilitate commuting passengers with more efficient and systematic bus service. “BIS will facilitate passengers as they will
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Another Malay village in Penang, namely, Kampung Selut, Sungai Pinang here, will soon disappear after residents were told by developers the area is set for redevelopment. The village, which is located near here, existed since the 1960s, and had 5,000 residents. Sungai Pinang Village Mosque chairman Ibrahim
KOTA BAHARU, Dec 17 – The Kelantan state government will be issuing a 14-day notice to all vape or electronic cigarette traders to vacate their premises starting on yesterday. State Local Government, Housing, Health and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Fattah Mahmood said the action was in line with the decision of
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 – XOX Mobile Sdn Bhd, the mobile arm of XOX group, aims to increase its subscribers base to two million next year, of which 300,000 are targeted to be postpaid users. XOX Bhd group CEO Ng Kok Heng said to date, XOX Mobile has about 920,000 subscribers. “Since
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 17 – Penang EXCO Member for Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation Chow Kon Yeow had announced on Wednesday that they had “pressed” green light to SRS Consortium to submit the proposed alignment for the railway and highway schemes under the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project