B40 to get connectivity aid
PETALING JAYA: In an effort to bridge the digital gap among the B40 group, a total of 8.5 million Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) recipients will receive financial assistance in the form of Internet data plans and subsidies to buy mobile devices amounting to RM3.5bil from the Jaringan Prihatin Programme.
Entire Kuala Lumpur under MCO
PUTRAJAYA: More people will celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri under the movement control order after authorities placed the entire Kuala Lumpur and several localities in Johor, Perak and Terengganu under MCO for 14 days beginning tomorrow until May 20.
US Customs seizes RM2.1mil Top Glove shipment
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has seized a shipment of 3.97 million nitrile disposable gloves from Malaysia's Top Glove Corp Bhd estimated to be worth US$518,000 (RM2.13mil), on indications they were made by forced labour, it said Wednesday (May 5).
Lawyer: Najib not yet a bankrupt
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is not yet a bankrupt despite his alleged failure to pay the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) RM1.69bil in additional income tax arrears.
Muhyiddin chairs MTKB inaugural meeting
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin – Bernama file photo
KUALA LUMPUR (May 5): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday chaired the first Bumiputera Prosperity Council (MTKB) meeting.
MOU to reduce KK plastic waste
Mayor Noorliza (second left) and Clare exchanging signed MOU for the implementation of the ‘Kota Kinabalu Plastic Neutral Project’ programme.
Another cop linked to Nicky Liow gang freed
PETALING JAYA: Another senior police officer linked to the Nicky Liow gang has been released from detention under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma).
Huguan Siou post does not interest me – Jeffrey
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) President Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Jeffrey Kitingan regretted a local daily report that suggests he is willing to go to war to become the next...
King congratulates Pandelela for FINA World Cup gold medal
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has congratulated national diver Pandelela Rinong for winning the gold medal in the women’s individual 10 metre platform event at the 2021 FINA World Cup diving tournament in Japan
Kelantan Bersatu Armada chief dies
PASIR MAS (Bernama): Kelantan Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Armada chief Datuk Muhammad Amiin Ridhuwan Ab Aziz, 36, died at about 6am on Thursday (May 6) from a heart attack.
RM4,000 in ketum items seized
SERDANG: Two men were arrested and unprocessed ketum leaves along with ketum water worth at least RM4,000 were seized during a raid here.
12 investigation papers opened on Covid-19 fake news
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Police have opened 12 investigation papers under the Emergency Ordinance (Essential Powers) (No 2) 2021 in connection with the circulation of fake news on Covid-19. Bukit Ama...