KOTA KINABALU, Oct 22 – Sabah Bersih chairman Jannie Lasimbang was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here on Wednesday on two counts of organising an illegal assembly last August. On the first count, Jannie, 53, was charged with failing to give the 10-day notice to the police before holding the 4.0 Bersih
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 –Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said on Wednesday that the Malaysia is to host a regional centre to counter the spread of Islamic State ideology and propaganda via the Internet. He said the Regional Digital Counter-Messaging Communication Centre (RDC3) would be set up soon.
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 22 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday night spent about an hour to oversee the final preparations for the 2016 Budget at the Finance Ministry here. Accompanied by wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Najib, who is also Finance Minister, arrived at the ministry at 8 pm and
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 – The Dewan Rakyat had been approved the motion here on Wednesday to discuss the haze in the country. The motion was tabled by Hee Loy Sian (PKR-Petaling Jaya Selatan) and approved by deputy speaker Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee. Kiandee said he was allow this motion in accordance with
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 22 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng launched 50 high-speed Wifi hotspots in the Heritage and Komtar areas in George Town. Penang Free Wifi users are in for a treat as 50 hotspots have been upgraded to offer speeds of 3Mbps from the previous 1Mbps. “There would
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – Schools in four State will be closed tomorrow as Pulau Pinang, Kedah, Perlis and Perak. This is according to a statement by the Education Ministry today based on Air Pollutant Index (API) readings at 3pm today which were found to be at unhealthy or very unhealthy levels.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 – Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (Permatang Pauh- PKR) has filed the notice for her motion for a vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (Pekan- BN). She submitted the notice earlier today. In a press conference at the Parliament lobby,
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 22 – 600 secondary students or known as Young Achievers “graduated” from the Penang Young Enterprise (YE) Program after a challenging 9-month of running a real-life business. The YE Program Area Chair of Penang, Dato’ P’ng Soo Hong said he is proud to witness the transformation of the
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak once again to urged the public to wait for the outcome of the investigations from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) rather than conduct a “trial by media”. He said that the action will be taken against the debt-ridden state investment arm if they was found to have violated
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 – The motion to suspend Lim Kit Siang (Gelang Patah-DAP) for six months has finally been passed after being debated at the Dewan Rakyat for 90 minutes.The Dewan Rakyat today passed a motion to bar DAP’s parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang for the voting results saw 107
ALOR SETAR, Oct 22 – Flights from Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, Alor Setar canceled and rescheduled following the closure of the runway since 7am due to the haze. Whereas Langkawi airport runway closed since 7.30 this morning after limited visibility due to haze up to 550 meters, the report said. According to the
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 – A total of 6 area are recorded an very unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) and also 29 area are recorded an unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) as at 7am on Thursday. The Department of Environment (DoE) reported on its website that among these the 6 area with recorded a very
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya said that the electronic cigarettes, which have become a fad, are found to contain preservatives which can cause cancer. He said substances in electronic cigarette liquid including nicotine and propylene glycol when heated by more than five volts, will
BUKIT MERTAJAM, Oct 21 – The Penang UMNO Liaison Committee is confident that the political cooperation to be forged with PAS will benefit both parties. Meanwhile, also present were state UMNO liaison secretary Datuk Musa Sheikh Fadzir and Teluk Bahang assemblyman Datuk Shah Headan Ayoob Hussain Shah. Penang UMNO Liaison Committee chairman
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – Opposition Member of Parliament Hee Loy Sian (PKR-Petaling Jaya Selatan) will be withrawing his vote of no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to make way for PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to table the same motion. He said there
PETALING JAYA, Oct 21 – Malaysia will be sending a second mission to help put out forest fires in southern Sumatra, Indonesia which have continued to spread despite efforts to extinguish the flames. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim said the decision to despatch the second team
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – The Dewan Rakyat was told on Tuesday that Malaysia wants Myanmar to play a big role and take concrete action in resolving the Rohingya issue. Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said although Malaysia believed in non-interference, the Rohingya issue was serious and must be addressed together.
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 – Ten flights were called off in Penang due to worsening haze condition on 4pm today. Penang International Airport senior manager Ariff Jaafar said there were eight Firefly flights bound for Penang from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang were also cancelled due to low visibility. Meanwhile,
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 – Schools in ten State will be closed tomorrow as Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Kedah, Perlis, Bentong in Pahang, as well as Kuching, Samarahan, Sri Aman and Betong. This is according to a statement by the Education Ministry today based on Air Pollutant
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 – Schools in Penang are been ordered to cancel their afternoon session today due to the worsening haze. The announcement was made in this afternoon by the State Education Department deputy director Yeoh Kok Kheng after the Air Pollutant Index (API) had reached unhealthy levels. Yeoh said that the