Topic: Federal Government
KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Government bailed out SRC International Sdn Bhd with close to RM600mil on several occasions to avoid the company from going into an event of default (EOD) with the Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP), after it defaulted on its payments.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Government is still servicing the RM4bil loan taken by SRC International Sdn Bhd from Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) due to the company’s failure to pay its debt.
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government is confident the Federal Govern-ment will pay petroleum royalty to the state despite several postponements, says Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob.
PETALING JAYA - DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has voiced worries that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda, describing it...
KUCHING (Bernama): The state Education, Science and Technological Research Ministry will seek funding from the Federal Government to train almost 3,000 teachers statewide to use English as a medium of instruction for Mathematics and Science in primary schools from January next year.
IPOH: A state exco member has urged the Federal Government to set up a permanent council to tackle environmental issues.
PETALING JAYA: A former MP has urged federal leaders to get the views of the Rulers on plans for a uniform code of shariah criminal laws for all states.
PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has voiced worries that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda, describing it as Pakatan Harapan’s and the Federal Government’s greatest challenge since the general election.
IPOH: Perak environmental committee chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari has called on the Federal Government to set up a permanent council to tackle environmental issues.
Jasmin (right), Lo (third right), geologist Samsul (fourth right), Stephen (fifth right) ispecting the Bukit Mantri gold mining site.
SIBU: Two men from Sarawak have been arrested in South Korea for allegedly being involved in illegal voice phishing, said Bukit Assek assemblyman Irene Chang
Ewon (3rd left) handing over a souvenir to Abdul Gari (right), while Japlin (2nd right), Fredian (2nd left) dan Diyanah (left) look on.
JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Johor has been handed a RM142mil allocation by the Federal Government to host next year's Malaysia Games (Sukma).
SEREMBAN (June 13): The Negeri Sembilan Government has been urged to upgrade its existing bus terminal to be equipped with more modern and sophisticated facilities such as those found in other States ...
GEORGE TOWN (June 13): The Penang Government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman...
GEORGE TOWN (June 12): The Penang Government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman...
PETALING JAYA: Activist lawyer Siti Kasim has criticised Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's decision not to deport controversial Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
KUCHING (June 11): There is a need to conduct a thorough study on the cost-benefit and investment returns when taking over an airline in efforts to provide rural air services in Sarawak, said Deputy...
GEORGE TOWN - Amid all the hype surrounding the Kulim International Airport (KXP) there is now even talk of two companies proposing to build a new airport in two different locations in south Seberang ...
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah hopes the Federal Government will give priority in expediting funding for approved and ongoing flood mitigation schemes.
MELAKA: It is the government’s job to assess proposals to build ports and airports from the private sector, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUCHING (June 10): There is a need to conduct a thorough study on the cost-benefit and investment returns when taking over an airline in efforts to provide rural air services in Sarawak, said Deputy D...
EXCLUSIVE:GEORGE TOWN: Amid all the hype surrounding the Kulim International Airport (KXP) there is now even talk of two companies proposing to build a new airport in two different locations in south Seberang Perai on mainland Penang.
IPOH (The Straits Times/ANN): The Perak state government has bought 16 new Toyota Camrys for its state Cabinet members, spending a total of RM1.744mil, and attracting widespread flak on social media.
PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is seeking to strike out the suit by former Sabah chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee to stop the government from setting up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct.
SEREMBAN: Malaysia’s first tapir conservation centre will be built at the Kenaboi Forest Reserve/State Park, Jelebu in Negri Sembilan, said Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) state director Wan Mat Wan Harun.
KLANG: All Selangor government departments and agencies are prohibited from using single-use plastic starting from July 1.
PETALING JAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has filed a statement of claim (SoC) against the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFC) over a sum of RM253.6mil owed to the government, reports The Edge.
PETALING JAYA: Efforts to carry out more efficient management of overpriced projects were why the Federal Government has been successful in reducing the nation’s overall debt and liabilities, says Lim Guan Eng.
KOTA KINABALU: The government will wait for the outcome of a lawsuit by former Sabah chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee to stop the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into judicial misconduct.In the meantime, the police and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will continue their probes into the allegations, says de facto Law Minister Datuk V.K. Liew.
KOTA KINABALU: Tight finances is forcing the Federal Government to use private initiatives to deliver projects to all states in Malaysia, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PETALING JAYA: Cost rationalisation of overpriced projects was why the government had been successful in reducing the nation's overall debt and liabilities to 75.4% last year, says Lim Guan Eng.
IPOH: The Cameron Highlands Vegetable Growers Association has applauded the Federal Government’s decision to allow employers to get replacement foreign workers without having to submit new applications.
GOPENG: The decision to extend the educational enforcement period before the smoking ban at eateries is due to the lack of awareness in less developed areas, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
IPOH (May 31): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
IPOH (May 30): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
PUTRAJAYA, May 30 ― Allegations that 100,000 Permanent Resident identity card holders (MyPR) from China were granted citizenship under the Pakatan Harapan administration are baseless and irresponsib...
PUTRAJAYA: Allegations that 100,000 Permanent Resident identity card holders (MyPR) from China were granted citizenship under the Pakatan Harapan administration are baseless and irresponsible, said th...
KOTA KINABALU, MAY 29 — The death of Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhinoceros, Kertam, or Tam, is a reminder that conservation efforts need to be stepped up for other species facing extinction, Ya...
KUCHING: Sarawak will start teaching Mathematics and Science in English for Year One pupils starting next year, says state Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Datuk Seri Michael Manyin.
KUCHING (May 27): A special committee will be formed to coordinate matters related to land approved by the Sarawak Government for the Federal Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry for cultivati...
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Federal Government will be writing off outstanding water debts of states, amounting to RM3.8bil incurred between 2001 and 2018.Dr Mahathir said after ch...
PUTRAJAYA, May 27 — The Federal Government has agreed to write off the loan given to the state government for the rural water supply project on 2001 onward, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moham...
PUTRAJAYA (May 27): The Federal Government is writing off a sum of RM3.8 billion worth of rural area water supply projects-related loans owed by State Governments.
PUTRAJAYA: Despite an earlier pledge to abolish tolls, the government has acknowledged that the move will be a burden to the government's finances.
KOTA KINABALU: Despite lamenting that it had not been told earlier about the decision to terminate a contract related to the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP), the Sabah government says it accepts the Federal Government’s move to do so.
GEORGE TOWN: Sabah hopes the Federal Government will gazette Pesta Kaamatan and Sarawak’s Gawai Dayak as national public holidays.
JOHOR BARU: Having been in politics for 44 years, Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) never dreamed that someday he would become Johor Mentri Besar.
IPOH: It was a first-round victory for the Semai orang asli community in Ulu Geruntum, Gopeng, when the High Court here dismissed an application by the developers of a mini hydroelectric dam to strike out their suit.
KUALA LUMPUR: The suit brought by the Kelantan government against Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) for oil royalty claim nine years ago has finally been settled after the state government withdrew it.
KOTA BHARU (May 21): The Kelantan Government hopes that its oil royalty lawsuit against Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), which has been withdrawn, will be fully settled soon.
KUALA LUMPUR: The suit brought by the Kelantan government against Petronas over its oil royalty claim, nine years ago, has finally been settled after the state government withdrew it on May 13.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — The suit brought by the Kelantan government against Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) over its oil royalty claim, nine years ago, has finally been settled after the state g...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The suit brought by the Kelantan government against Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) over its oil royalty claim nine years ago has finally been settled after the state government withdrew it on May 13.
PETALING JAYA: The new buyer of National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) is willing to fully settle the outstanding loan the company owes the Federal Government, says its chairman Datuk Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail.
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Penang will be the only state in Malaysia with all its Local Authorities (PBTs) elevated to city council status.
PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) still owes the government over RM250mil, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional MPs have no problem formally declaring their assets as called on by the Prime Minister, as long as it is required under the law.
KUANTAN: Pahang wants the Federal Government to reconsider the payment of oil royalty or “wang ihsan” (compassionate money) to the state.
LETTER | The Sabah Government should take over the task of running its own education in Sabah from the Federal Government, without any further delay and excuses.
KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time, Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo has contributed some RM87,000 to mosques and surau for activities throughout the holy month of Ramadan and the coming Hari Raya celebration.
GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has been taken to task for linking the matriculation quota system with the unequal job opportunities for bumiputras in the private sector.
GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government is expected to announce positive news on the (VOA) for tourists after the Aidilfitri celebrations in June or July, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamadd...
GEORGE TOWN, May 16 — The Federal Government is expected to announce positive news on the Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) for tourists after the Aidilfitri celebrations in June or July, Tourism, Arts and Cult...
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS).
JERLUN (May 14): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
PUTRAJAYA: No request has been made to the Federal Government to declassify the official report on the May 13, 1969 racial riots, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.He said the calls to declassify the report were only the personal views of certain people, adding that the government preferred not to dwell on the past.
JERLUN (May 13): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
PUTRAJAYA: Pakatan Harapan presented its first “report card” listing down several fulfilled pledges and successes in its first year of administration, saying that it had fulfilled 39% of its pledges measured against 464 initiatives.
IPOH (May 9): The decision on the opening of the three-package West Coast Expressway (WCE) in the State will be announced on May 20, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
KUCHING (May 9): The Sarawak Government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA 6...
SANDAKAN (May 9): The Sabah State Government believes in the ability of the Federal Government led by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to steer the country towards greater economic heights.
PUTRAJAYA: The nation's development will be based on the concept of "shared prosperity", where the country grows sustainably and distribution of economy is fair and inclusive, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PUTRAJAYA: The Pakatan Harapan coalition needs to be united and if its component parties cannot put aside their differences, Malaysia would become a “failed state”, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is set to give a special address in conjunction with Pakatan Harapan's first year anniversary in power.
KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital Research sees a possibility that the RM20bil Klang Valley MRT Line 3 (MRT3) and RM32bil Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) projects could be revived.
PAHANG is one of the two states still held by Barisan Nasional after the 14th General Election, with Perlis being the other.
KOTA BARU: Although Kelantan voters gave Pakatan Harapan a knockout blow in the 14th General Election, the coalition which captured Putrajaya is apparently determined not to sideline the state that as been under PAS rule for almost three decades.
ALOR SETAR: An air of uncertainty was hanging over Kedah post-GE14 when Pakatan Harapan, despite winning 18 of the 36 state seats, was still unable to form the state government.
PETALING JAYA: The government needs to buck up and deliver. That’s the key message from a survey, commissioned by The Star, of 1,079 Malaysians of their assessment of Pakatan Harapan’s performance, one year after the coalition’s takeover of Putrajaya.
In a media group interview held in conjunction with the first anniversary of Pakatan Harapan as the Federal Government, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the coalition has achieved much in i...
SANDAKAN: There is nothing personal in the feud between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim (TMJ), says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says her role in politics will come to a “full circle” once her husband, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, takes over as the country’s number one.Speaking at a media ...
One year after taking office as the country’s first female Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail feels that her self-improvement journey to contribute for the betterment of the ...
MIRI: A call has been made in the Dewan Negara for stricter laws to curb the increasing cases of cruelty towards animals in Sarawak.
GEORGE TOWN (May 7): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hopes that the Penang International Airport (PIA) and the proposed Kulim Airport (KXP) will complement each other instead of competing against each o...
Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says he is aware there is an urgent need to change the public perception of his ministry where the authorities, such as the police, had been abused during the pr...
Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says wielding the baton of the law alone will not keep the country's safety and harmony intact.Speaking at a media group interview held in conjunction with the f...
GEORGE TOWN: Penang is still waiting for the tripartite meeting with Kedah and the Transport Ministry on the proposed Kulim International Airport (KXP), which was suggested by the Prime Minister.
GEORGE TOWN (May 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hopes that the Penang International Airport (PIA) and the proposed Kulim Airport (KXP) will complement each other instead of competing against each o...
PUTRAJAYA (May 6): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that the Government under his leadership has problems in its relations with the palace, especially the Johor royalty.
JOHOR BARU: Prime Minster Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim should stop their public feud, says Johor PKR chief Hassan Karim.
PETALING JAYA (May 6): In order to maintain the roads better, the Penang state government is applying to convert federal roads into state roads.
PUTRAJAYA: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim (TMJ) is a “little boy who does not know anything”, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will try to reclaim before mulling to buy the land, purportedly in the name of Sultan of Johor, for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
GEORGE TOWN (May 3): The Penang Government is seeking decentralisation of Federal powers, the State Assembly was told today.
GEORGE TOWN (May 3): The Penang Government will not object to the Kulim Airport (KXP) project as long as it does not adversely affect the State, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said tonight.
KUCHING (May 3): A Sarawak State Assemblyman has urged the Federal Government to create the position of Minister for Sarawak Affairs in the true spirit of equal partners’ status between Sarawak and ...
KUCHING (May 3): The Sarawak Government is serious in resolving the problem of dilapidated schools urgently and has offered to repay RM1 billion of its debt to the Federal Government through contra pa...
PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is not being set up with the aim of punishing members of the force, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) said.