GEORGE TOWN, Nov 28 – A group of 40 youths held a brief demonstration against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng at Komtar here this morning. They are calling Lim to step down and return to his former base of Malacca and hand over the chief ministership to senior executive
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 28 – The Health Ministry is prepared to wait for scientific studies showing e-cigarette can help smokers quit the habit before it considers amending legislation to ban vaping. Health Deputy Director-General Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman said the research could be done locally or abroad. Until yesterday, he added that
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said 160,000 out of the one million units of affordable housing pledged by the Barisan Nasional (BN) government in its 13th General Election (GE13) manifesto have been completed as at last Sept 30. The Prime Minister said the government was committed
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – Gerakan deputy president Datuk Dr Cheah Soon Hai said in the statement here on Friday that the party will be supports a home ministry proposal to amend laws to tackle online gambling. He said as online gambling had become increasingly popular, it might exacerbate social problems and
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – Police on Friday recorded a statement from Lembah Pantai Member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar regarding her controversial meeting with Jacel H. Kiram, a daughter of a former terrorist chief who had intruded into Lahad Datu, Sabah in 2013. The meeting had angered the people of
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 28 – Pulau Betong Assemblyman Muhammad Farid Saad on Friday said a proposal presented to the state legislative assembly sitting last week relating to sea embankment projects was to voice public concern on the management of state property and heritage by the DAP-led government. The Barisan Nasional (BN)
ALOR SETAR, Nov 28 – A ban on vaping and shisha smoking must be accompanied by a prohibition of their sale, said Kedah Mufti Datuk Syeikh Muhamad Baderudin Ahmad. He said that in line with a decision to ban e-cigarettes, the government must also consider all factors which contributed to the activity.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in a post on his Twitter account here on Friday had expressed his sympathy to the family of a student who committed suicide after allegedly being unable to answer the questions in a Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination paper.
TASEK GELUGOR, Nov 28 – DAP appears to be worried over waning support from the Chinese community as the party opens branches in Malay-dominant areas in the state to attract Malay support. Penang Umno information chief, Datuk Shabudin Yahaya said however, the new DAP branches consist of members from their own coalition
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 28 – A big portion of the sea off the southern side of Penang Island will be reclaimed as a way to fund the RM27 billion Penang Master Transport Plan (TMP). The media briefing was attended by local government and traffic management committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow and Gamuda Land
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – The existence of Sekolah Jenis Kebangasaan Cina (SJKC) or Chinese national-type primary schools will not become an obstacle to national unity. Deputy Minister of Education, Senator Chong Sin Woon said until yesterday, there were 15 per cent of SJKCs students are not from the Chinese society. Through
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 27 – Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said in the statement here on Thursday that Malaysia is commited to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which will serve as a guide for the country’s development in the next 15 years. In a statement when participating at the
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – According to the signs the Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry said that the steps taken by the government to control the prices of houses and curb speculation have shown positive results. In a written reply in the Dewan Rakyat here on Thursday, the ministry said
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar said on Thursday that she was ready to explain her meeting with self-styled Sulu princess Jacel H. Kiram to the Parliament Rights and Privileges Committee. She said she have parliamentary privilege. “In the meantime, god willing, I will ensure that there
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – National ace and former world number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei remains in the right path to compete in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil after moving up to third in the world ranking issued by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) here on Thursday. His
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 27 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng refused to comment on the challenges of Vice President of Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM), Datuk Huan Cheng Guan in order to contest the elections in DAP state level on this Sunday. In the meantime, Lim, who is also DAP secretary-general described that
IPOH, Nov 27 – Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar is to give a statement to the police Friday on her meeting with Jacel H. Kiram, daughter of the late leader of the Sulu terrorist group that attacked Sabah in 2013, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – A new law to regulate the use of tobacco products which is being drafted by the Health Ministry will take into account the suitable control on the use of vape and the act of vaping which is harmful to human health, Deputy Health Minister Datuk
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali reiterated on Thursday that the late DPP Anthony Kevin Morais was not involved in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) case and dismissed allegations that his murder was linked to the case. Mohamed Apandi said it was preposterous for Anthony
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 – The High Court has given former MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik an extension of time to file his statement of defence in a suit by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak over his defamatory statements against the Prime Minister. Ling’s lawyer Gregory Ling told reporters