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.
Umno-Warisan pact may be a possibility
KOTA KINABALU: Claims that Umno and Warisan are holding secret talks on the possibility of working together may not be too far-fetched, if what transpired during an online forum today is anything to g...
Ringgit retreats to end lower against US dollar
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit retreated from yesterday’s gains to end lower against the greenback today, as traders turned risk-averse following the enforcement of the Movement Control Order (MCO) 3.0, ...
Nazir Razak: Why no supertaxes on glove companies?
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak is perplexed as to why no supertaxes are imposed on Malaysia’s glove companies which have made huge profits from th...
Najib’s RM27mil SRC trial postponed to August
KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak’s second trial over SRC International Sdn Bhd (SRC) funds, in which the former prime minister is facing three money-laundering charges involving RM27 million, has been put ...
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...
Don't ban dine-ins completely, plead restaurant operators
PETALING JAYA: Restaurant operators are appealing to the government not to completely ban dining-in under the latest round of movement control order (MCO 3.0), arguing that the minimum of two customers per table should be allowed to help them cope with expenses.
2 students find extra-oden-ary success with paste
KOTA BHARU: As students, they started doing business on the campus – and now two Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) students are beaming with pride as they take home a six-figure income from their h...
Fight back against the cartel culture
The news in early April this year regarding the existence of a cartel/syndicate that had been monopolising government procurement contracts is yet again a grim reminder of how deeply rooted the cultur...
No Covid outbreak at Ipoh resort
IPOH: The Haven All Suite Resort in Tambun has lodged a police report over an audio clip that claimed there is an outbreak of Covid-19 within the hotel.
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
The paradox of young leaders
GEORGE ORWELL said it true: “Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” Herein lies the problem.
Changes needed to win Covid-19 war
PETALING JAYA: A new approach is necessary to help Malaysia win the Covid-19 war and this could entail the public and private healthcare facilities sharing the load, among other things.
Four roadblocks in PJ to remain
PETALING JAYA: A total of four roadblocks will remain manned by Petaling Jaya police following the movement control order imposed in six districts in Selangor from Thursday (May 6) until May 17.
GT Editorial: Ganging up at G7 against China, Russia a nightmare trip for US, West
BEIJING, May 5, Global Times - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered a message during the three-day G7 foreign ministers' meeting: It is not the US' purpose to try to contain China or to hold China down, but to defend "the international rules based order." And issues over the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the island of Taiwan are related to whether China is abiding by international rules.
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.
No defence filed yet in Sabah absentee teacher case
KOTA KINABALU: Three former students of a Sabah school who sued their English teacher for allegedly failing to turn up for class for several months are still waiting for the defendants to file their d...
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.
Fighting fire under the new normal
GEORGE TOWN: When Muhammad Shafiq Mohamad joined the Fire and Rescue Department, he was mentally and physically prepared to put out fires and help people in distress.
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.
Mum in trouble for letting two-year-old vape
POLICE are on the hunt for a woman who allegedly gave her two-year-old child a puff on an electronic cigarette and posted a video of it on social media, reported Harian Metro.
Vote for your favourite Raya video
KUALA LUMPUR: The Hari Raya season is upon us and though Malaysians are unable to uphold our annual traditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we can look forward to the annual showreel of festive commercials.
‘Tanjak’ makes comeback
JOHOR BARU: Once worn by royals and nobles, tanjak – also known as tengkolok – is growing more popular among the younger generation, especially during Hari Raya.
More to beauty than meets the eye
KOTA KINABALU: She has hazel-coloured eyes, light brown hair and a relatively fair complexion but Maya Hejnowska is able to speak fluent Kadazan, one of Sabah’s native languages.