It’s collective voice of cabinet members – Ewon
KOTA KINABALU: Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick welcomed the government’s decision to scrap the proposal to implement the Sabah Temporary Pass or PSS by the Home Ministry.
Commission all for election improvements
PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission backs any plans to further improve the election process, even if it sees its role and functions diminished, says its chairman.
M’sian haj quota increased
SEPANG: The official haj quota for Malaysian pilgrims this year has been increased to 31,600 from 30,200 last year, says Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.
Stringent screening of visitors to Johor
KULAI - China tourists and tour operators entering Johor are now required to follow stringent health regulations, due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Ops Selamat: Four days, 60 deaths
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 57 fatal accidents were recorded during the four days of Op Selamat 16/2020 in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration from Saturday to yesterday, involving 60 death...
Entrepreneur Development Ministry renamed
PETALING JAYA: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry has been renamed as the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry as part of the government’s efforts to strengthen the cooperatives movement.
Charges against ex-AIAC chief quashed
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has quashed three criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving more than RM1mil against the former director of Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Datuk Dr N. Sundra Rajoo.
‘Drop action against Zuraida’
PETALING JAYA: PKR’s number two Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is leading the charge of a group of party leaders in demanding the party to immediately drop all actions against PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamarudin.
All public bus terminals to go cashless
KUALA LUMPUR: All public bus terminals in the country will implement a cashless ticket purchase system by using e-wallets, Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook said.
Former MAS MD Tan Sri Abdul Aziz dies
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysia Airlines Bhd (now known as Malaysia Airlines) managing director Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman died shortly before midnight yesterday.
More terminations surface
SIBU: Less than a week after the case of four medical officers (MOs) who had their contracts terminated, another six voiced out their frustration of having to suffer the same fate when their respective hospitals abruptly ended their contracts.
Hamas leader calls on Dr M in Putrajaya
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad received a courtesy call from Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and his delegation at his office in Perdana Putra here today.
TYT to appoint judicial commissioners
KOTA KINABALU: The powers of Sabah and Sarawak’s Heads of State (TYT) in appointing judicial commissioners to hear cases in Borneo will be restored.