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 – 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 – 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
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 – 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
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 – 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
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
ALOR SETAR, Oct 19 – Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan who is also UMNO information told reporters after attending the 2015 North Zone UMNO President Cup Oratory Competition on Sunday that the revenue from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be returned to the people via
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 – A total of 3,029 schools in several states will be closed tomorrow as well due to the worsening haze which was affecting 1,909,842 students, said Education Ministry here today. It said in a statement that they will comprise all the schools in Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Putrajaya and Kuala
SHAH ALAM, Oct 19 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition is still the best form of government for Malaysia despite the shortcomings and difficulties it faced. He said most importantly, BN had charted out a clear roadmap for the nation’s future, and that all the
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19 – A foreign couple jumped off from a flat at Persiaran Paya Terubong in Relau here on Sunday morning. The incident was happen on 9:05am in a flat at Persiaran Paya Terubong here which a couple namely Nepalese Adhikari Suresh, 22 and Vietnamese Nguyen Thi Hoa, 20, both factory workers, were
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 – Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, who is also MIC president said at the opening of the party’s wings convention on Sunday that Barisan Nasional is facing its toughest challenge yet, so leaders must give satisfactory answers to the rakyat’s questions in order to remain relevant. “Barisan is