KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – A total of 28 areas on several states are recorded an unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) as at 11 pm on Wednesday. According to the Department of Environment, the unhealthy areas were in Kedah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Sarawak, Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan. However,
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – Subang Member of Parliament (MP) R. Sivarasa was charged in the Sessions Court here on Tuesday with uttering seditious words during the #KitaLawan rally in the city last March. However, Sivarasa had also pleaded not guilty and claimed trial after the charge was read by the court’s
PETALING JAYA, Oct 21 – Schools term was set on Jan 4 next year to reopen the school in all states except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu due to they will open a day earlier. According to the Education Ministry website, there will be 215 school days and 71 holidays. School heads can apply
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – The High Court had been ordered Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad to pay RM200,000 in damages to former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in a defamation suit which the court ruled in his favour two years ago. The suit was over two articles published by Utusan on Anwar’s
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 20 – Education Ministry today had been announced that there were a total of 2,528 schools in the areas of the several state with the air quality comes under the unhealthy category as per the Air Pollutants Index (API) have been ordered to close on tomorrow as well. The ministry
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has advised the public with health problems to get immediately medical treatment following the current severe haze. He said the haze is quite severe in several areas on Monday while, the children, the elderly and asthma patients must take precautionary steps. He said in
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein is confident the appointment of a new Public Accounts Committee chairman will help to speed up resolution of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue. He believes that the new PAC chairman and other committee members would discharge their responsibilities effectively.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – The High Court has referred former Batu Kawan UMNO division vice chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan and lawyer Matthias Chang Wen Chieh’s case to the Federal Court on Monday to determine whether the charges they faced are triable under the Security Offences (Special Measures)
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Rompin Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Hasan Arifin was selected as the new chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) after a motion was passed in Parliament on Monday afternoon. His selection was valid after it was agreed by the majority members of the Dewan Rakyat following
Parliament: PDRM With International Intelligence Agencies’ Cooperation Detained 132 Terrorism Suspects
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) with cooperation from international intelligence agencies detained 132 individuals suspected of associating with elements of terrorism including IS militants. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said action was taken against 22 of them under the Crime Prevention Act 1959.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in the statement here on Monday that he will be launching the 50 high speed WiFi hotspots on Wednesday. He said Penang has given its 6-year old free WiFi service with a boost by increasing the speed to 3Mbps at 50 hotspots
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Low visibility of less than three kilometres over the waters off Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor, Kuching and Tawau is expected to persist till Thursday. The seven state territorial waters are among 17 areas shrouded in haze in the country areas and with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Dewan Rakyat had been passed the motion today to appoint the Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi as a member of the Parliamentary Select Committee to replace Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who has been dropped from the Cabinet in July. The motion was
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz today thanked the foreign media for their wide coverage of both the Bersih 4 and Sept 16 red shirt rallies, saying this helped the government to save on funds to promote tourism. “So I want to thank CNN, Al
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said at the Parliament lobby here today that the newly formed opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan will abolish the tolls at the North-South Expressway (NSE) if it was comes into the power. Penang Chief Minister said that the construction cost for the 600km
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak speaking at the Dewan Rakyat here on Monday said there was a new National Security Council (NSC) Bill to strengthen the country’s security will be tabled before the year-end. He said the new law is to tackle increasing threats faced by the country.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – Ten non-governmental organisations (NGOs) held a peaceful gathering here on Sunday to urge the Selangor government to fulfil its promise to build affordable houses for people in the state. Pertubuhan Nadi Sihat chairman Datuk Ismail Kijo said the Selangor government had promised during the 13th General Election
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 20 – The Kota Kinabalu police chief ACP M.Chandra in the statement said that police have filed two reports on the Black Sunday 3.0 rally which was held without permission at Dataran Deasoka, Jalan Gaya here on Sunday. He said the case would be investigated under Section 9 (5) of the Peaceful Assembly
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 – The development plan for Kampong Baru, which is located in the middle of the national capital, is symbolic for the development of the Malays, who are the majority in the area, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Tun Razak. He said the government was implementing the development
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 – Government investment arm, 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) reiterated on Sunday that the key objective of its US$1 billion equity investment in PetroSaudi International (PSI) was to obtain a 40 per cent equity stake, which was achieved. All funds paid by 1MDB were in accordance with duly