KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 – Several incidents such as the BOT attack on handphones that occurred on the May 9 election day as well as reports of directives issued such as the blocking of online portals on election night have caught the attention of Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 – The 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) will be paid to recipients next month before the Aidilfitri celebration, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Through his official Twitter site today, he said the financial aid would be given a new name. He said further information on the aid would be
PUTRAJAYA, May 26 – The Transport Ministry and related departments and agencies are committed to empower the country’s land public transport sector. Minister Anthony Loke Siew Foo, who reported for his first day at the ministry last Tuesday, said various measures and mechanisms had and would be taken to strengthen the sector.
BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 26 – A 22-year-old mobile phone dealer was injured on the right arm, shoulder and thigh after he was shot at four times by a gunman at close range at a traffic light in Jalan Sentosa near Taman Sentosa food court here today. In the incident at about
BUTTERWORTH, May 26 – Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim attributed the freedom he enjoyed today to the wisdom of the Malaysian people who wanted to see a change in the country. The PKR de facto leader said without the wisdom of the multi-racial people, it would be impossible to see a drastic change
Since the day Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad made the shocking revelation that Malaysia’s debt now stands at an alarming RM1 trillion, opposition parties have been asking for a clarification The RM1 trillion debt figure stood in stark contrast to the figure given by the former prime minister Najib
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – Sungai Besar UMNO chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos is missing from the Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital a few hours after he was charged there before Magistrate Raja Noor Adilla Raja Mahyaldin today. In the proceedings conducted at the Premier ward of the hospital at
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has asked the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) to investigate financier Low Taek Jho and his family in relation to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the state fund at the heart of massive anti-corruption probe. Lim Guan Eng said in a tweet: “The
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – MyPPP maintains its stand that it will be a party independent of any coalition, including the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH), according to party president Tan Sri M. Kayveas. Speaking at a special press conference at Wisma MyPPP today, he said the party had no intention of joining
PUTRAJAYA, May 25 – The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by Petaling Jaya Member of Parliament Maria Chin Abdullah over her legal challenge on her travel ban on grounds that the matter was academic. “We are of the view the matter has long been academic,” said Justice Datuk Umi
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – Sungai Besar UMNO Division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos was today charged with causing public nuisance over his alleged protest against smashing beer bottles in front of the Selangor State Secretary Building in Shah Alam last year during the proposed Better Beer Festival 2017.
PUTRAJAYA, May 25 – The Home Ministry today announced the appointment of Masyati Abang Ibrahim as the new director-general of the Registry of Societies (RoS) effective May 23. Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim said in a statement that Masyati takes over from Surayati Ibrahim who was transferred to the
KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – The police today revealed that 35 of the 72 bags seized at a luxury condominium in Jalan Raja Chulan here last Friday contained cash in 26 currencies equivalent to RM114 million. Bukit Aman Commercial CID director Datuk Seri Amar Singh Ishar Singh said the 37
PUTRAJAYA, May 25 – Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook has instructed all driving institutes to list driving test charges in their receipt to avoid any hidden charges and corrupt practices to obtain ‘kopi-o’ licences and ‘lesen terbang’. The new minister said the measure that would take effect immediately, was to
PUTRAJAYA, May 25 – Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is prepared to be sued by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) president and chief executive officer (CEO), Arul Kanda Kandasamy on his allegedly unfair and inaccurate statement on the investment company. He, however, reminded the CEO that he was the only one who was
PUTRAJAYA, May 24 – The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) will retain its name and need not be changed to the Ministry of Women and Family Development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Dr Wan Azizah, who also heads the ministry, said she had
KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 – Umno has described the decision by the Pakatan Rakyat (PH) government to dissolve several government departments and agencies as a form of a ‘punishment’ to the people. The party, via a statement by the Strategic Communications Unit at its headquarters, said the allegation that the agencies
BUNNIK, May 24 – Investigators will appeal to the public on Thursday to assist in their inquiries into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) nearly four years ago over eastern Ukraine. The airliner was shot down with a Russian-made missile on July 17, 2014, with 298 people onboard, two-thirds
ALOR SETAR, May 24 – Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir has called on civil servants in the state to help him establish a “New Kedah” in line with the “New Malaysia” spirit at the federal level. He said this was in keeping with the hopes and aspirations of the
KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 – The previous government under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak used money raised from a deal with Khazanah Nasional Berhad to pay for some of the liabilities of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources told Reuters. Khazanah paid the government RM1.2 billion in mid-2017