KL Shares Slightly Higher In Early Session

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 2 – Shares on Bursa Malaysia were slightly higher in the early session today, as trader took cue from gains on Asian stocks. At 9.08am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was trading at 1,863.52, up 0.06 of-a-point from last Friday’s 1,863.46. The benchmark index opened 0.4

RM2.7m To Develop Cartoon, Animation Industry

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 2 – The government will provide RM2.7 million in aid for the purchase of content and funding for the development of the country’s cartoon and animation industry. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said of the amount, RM2 million would be channelled to the Malaysian

Police To Summon Illegal Anti-GST Rally Organisers

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KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 1 – Police will be summoning the organisers of the illegal anti-Goods and Services Tax (GST) rally which took place around the Sogo Shopping Complex here today. Dang Wangi district police chief ACP Shaharuddin Abdullah said police did not receive any application for a permit to stage the rally.

Chong: Chinese Support For BN Getting Stronger

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SEREMBAN, Mar 31 – The Chinese community’s support for the Barisan Nasional (BN) is increasingly positive and getting stronger, says MCA Youth chief Datuk Chong Sin Woon. He said the group was now aware that only the BN would be capable of providing them the best service, though the coalition

A Complete Switch To Driver Curriculum e-Book By 2020

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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 30 – The usage of e-book on driver education curriculum (KPP) at driving institutes will be fully implemented by 2020, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. He said in the transition period, driving students could choose to learn from physical book or online. Liow said e-book would be fully

World Bank: Abolishing GST, Not An Easy Task

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 30 –  Abolishing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will not be an easy task as it will require raising other taxes, reducing expenditure or run on a deficit, says World Bank Poverty and Equity Senior Economist Kenneth Simler. “You need to look at it as a whole picture

Bridge To Labuan In 2023

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LABUAN, Mar 30 – The proposed Labuan-Menumbok Bridge linking the island to mainland Sabah is scheduled for completion in 2023, said Labuan MP Datuk Rozman Isli. The study on the method of implementing the project would be completed in Dec this year, he said, adding that the project would be implemented

Four Godowns In Batu Maung Razed In Fire

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GEORGE TOWN, Mar 30 – Four godowns near the Batu Maung Second Air Cargo Complex, near here were destroyed in a fire last night. Penang Fire and Rescue Department Director Saadon Moktar said the four godowns stored used items, light snacks, furniture and electrical goods. He said the department received a

RM67m In AWAS Compounds Collected From 2015 To Jan

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 – A total of RM67 million in compounds were collected through the implementation of the Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) from 2015 until Jan this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told. The Transport Ministry said this in a written reply to M. Kulasegaran (DAP-Ipoh Barat) who wanted

EC: Election Academy Branches To Be Increased

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 – The Election Commission (EC) will open more branches of the Election Academy at the zone or state levels to help the public understand better the functions of the EC and election-related matters. Its chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the academy would no longer just

PAC Calls For More Allowance To Senior Citizens

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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 – The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is proposing that the monthly allowance for senior citizens be increased in accordance with the rising cost of living. PAC chairman Datuk Seri Hasan Arifin said it was also recommending that the relevant ministry, the Ministry of Women, Family and Community

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