KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Water supply which was disrupted at several areas in the Klang Valley due to contamination of raw water in Sungai Selangor is expected to be restored by 8am Monday. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SYABAS) general manager (corporate communications and public affairs), Priscilla Alfred Dharan said
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – In optimising the utilisation of human capital nationwide, the private sector has been urged to help provide employment opportunities for the physically-disadvantaged (OKU). Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said it would be a waste of resources if the physically-disadvantaged, whose number stood
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Moderation in politics as practised by the Barisan Nasional (BN) has always been the MCA’s principal conviction to take the party to the highest level. MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said moderation was proven by BN’s commitment in successfully uniting the people of various races
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Police have confirmed that former Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS), Syamimi Faiqah left for Syria on Oct 4 and is believed will join militants of the Islamic State (IS) there. Federal Police Special Branch principal assistant director (Counter-Terrorism Division) SAC Datuk Ayub Khan Mydin Pitchay said
PETALING JAYA, Oct 12 – Umno mouthpiece Utusan Malaysia has apologised for running a fake news item about a Catholic priest who had converted to Islam that was taken from a parody website, World News Daily Report (WNDR). The Bahasa Malaysia daily’s online edition published a two paragraphs public apology stating
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today that the Chinese could not make demands on Barisan Nasional (BN) if they continued to support Pakatan Rakyat (PR). Speaking at the MCA’s 61st annual general assembly, Najib said BN would only be fair to the Chinese if
GEORGETOWN, Oct 12 – A peaceful gathering to repeal the Sedition Act in Penang was called off after a newly-formed right-wing Malay group, which includes Perkasa, heckled the speakers and chased away people who gathered for the event. Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) coordinator Ong Jin Cheng’s speech was cut short
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – 2 policemen on duty in Kuala Lumpur Ibu Pejabat Polis Kontinjen (IPK) exhibit storage warehouse booth in Jalan Belfield, Kampung Attap here death after booth container crushed a tree, here, today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Heavy rain this evening wreaked havoc in several parts of the city, with over 12 trees falling in different areas, causing massive traffic jams as well as train delays. In one incident, a tree was believed to have fallen over a police booth in Kampung Attap
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – The social contract is not biased towards the Malays as claimed by certain quarters, former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohd Noor Abdullah said in a forum last night. It is instead a form of compromise among all races in the country, Bernama reported him
KUANTAN, Oct 12 – After having to put on hold her studies at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) for almost two years, Mount Everest climber Myrza Fasha Md Hamyrudin finally made it to the convocation hall. Yesterday, she graduated from the university with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Myrza Fasha,
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – Creative industry players have welcomed the Budget 2015 tabled yesterday, saying it would spur the growth of the digital economy. Tan Choon Sang, Malaysia Country Manager of 3D modelling software producer Autodesk, said the government’s RM100 million Digital Content Industry Fund set up under the Communications and
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – In Malaysia, it is easy to talk the walk, especially politicians and civil servants. They can declare a slogan, mouth a parable, give advice and sketch out a vision faster than sprinter Usain Bolt. But asking them to walk the talk is a different matter.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 –The hand grenade attack at a nightclub in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday was targeted at the kingpin of Gang 21. The gang boss known as “Ah Hai”, The Star reported today, has led the underworld gang for more than 20 years. The 53-year-old has been running illegal businesses,
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced a RM27.6 billion allocation to beef up national security and increase the level of safety and public order when tabling the Budget 2015 in Dewan Rakyat today. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said to increase the
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – A major increase has been announced for the the Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia (BR1M) handouts in 2015 which will be distributed in January, May and September after taking into account the government’s additional revenue from the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and its fiscal capabilities.
From foreign investment to infrastructure and raw water supply, the Penang government says it is at the mercy of federal authorities, which it has accused of causing deliberate delays on these projects. But Putrajaya will only hurt the country with such moves, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said, as
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – The blast in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, has put the spotlight once again on gangland violence. The authorities suspect the blast could be yet another violent incident of rival gangs battling over turf or crimes involving gangs. Last year had seen a spike in gun
Here are highlights of the 2014/2015 Economic Report issued by the Finance Ministry in conjunction with the tabling of Budget 2015 today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister. * Malaysia’s economic growth momentum in 2015 is expected to remain resilient and register growth of
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Budget 2015 failed to address the billions of ringgit in leakages by the government, opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said, adding that this would have a dangerous effect on the economy as the public grappled with rising living costs. Instead, Budget 2015 was peppered with