MPS Staff gets a year’s jail for cheating
KUALA LUMPUR: A Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) staff was sent to jail for a year by the Magistrate’s Court here today for cheating an officer of the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) over a house purchas...
MPS worker sentenced to a year for cheating
KUALA LUMPUR: The Magistrate's Court sentenced a Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) worker to a year in prison for cheating an individual of RM1,900 on the pretence of helping the victim to purchase of a house in Rawang.
Bank Negara maintains OPR
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has once again resisted an interest rate cut on the back of a resilient economy, even as key central banks in Asia Pacific have been slashing their benchmark rates recently.
Pound resilient as Brexit plot thickens
NEW YORK, Sept 11 ― The pound strengthened against both the dollar and the euro yesterday as investors took heart from legislation blocking a no-deal Brexit.
Too early for RCI on hardcore poor report: Anwar
SERI KEMBANGAN: Reformation and Governance Caucus chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim indicated today that it was presently premature to establish a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the United Natio...
A youthful alliance of civilizations, not a clash
MP SPEAKS | Two things struck me last night when I attended the first series of the Parliamentary Debaton 2019 Youth in Parliament by 46 youths in the 16–25 year-old age group – firstly, empowerin...
Shooting the messenger, Dr M’s way
Rais Hussin, the PPBM Supreme Council member who is often referred to as the party’s chief strategist, has become the latest casualty in the shadow play of PPBM politics.
Umno goes after more MPs
PUTRAJAYA: Umno continues to pursue legal action against its former lawmakers who have defected after 14th General Election with the filing of three more suits...
Council staff work overtime to clear rubbish
BUTTERWORTH: Long after those attending the early morning National Day parade had gone home, workers of the local council here were kept busy cleaning up the Padang Pemuda Merdeka.
EU’s Barnier says Brexit deal cannot be changed
LONDON, Sept 1 — EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said yesterday the bloc will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain and that he is “not optimistic” of avoiding a no-deal outc...
PH duo agrees, coalition might be in trouble
PETALING JAYA: Two MPs from Pakatan Harapan (PH) agree with the assessment by PPBM chief strategist Rais Hussin that the ruling coalition would face defeat if a general election were called now, sayin...
Pound dives on increased no-deal Brexit prospect
LONDON, Aug 28 — The pound slumped more than one per cent versus the dollar and euro today as Britain’s government moved to extend the suspension of parliament, increasing the likelihood of a no-d...
Khat issue is not 'simple as that'
LETTER | In reference to Sabah Education and Innovation Assistant Minister Jennifer Lasimbang’s statement today where Sabah would not object to the decision made by the Education Ministry to introdu...
Indian artistes laud move to protect their rights
PROMINENT local artistes have welcomed the announcement that the Indian Affairs Advisory Council (IAAC), comprising Indian MPs and state assemblymen, will include a section for the arts, Makkal Osai reported.
Apologise to Dr M, Anwar tells Zakir Naik
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said Dr Zakir Naik should be grateful to Dr Mahathir Mohamad for maintaining his permanent resident status instead of making controversial statements, and urg...
Dr Wee: What are the 42 DAP MPs doing?
KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP's 42 MPs are under public scrutiny after the party's open admission that the Pakatan Harapan government has implemented policies against public opinion, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
Rally to protest Lynas licence extension ends peacefully
KUANTAN: Anti-Lynas protestors slammed the Pakatan government's U-turn in allowing an operating licence extension for the rare earth company at a rally here that ended peacefully after nearly three hours on Sunday (Aug 18).
Anti-Lynas group to protest today
KUANTAN: Four months after its last demonstration, the Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL) group will once again rally today to protest against the government’s latest move to renew Lynas Malaysia’s licence for another six months.
IPCMC Bill final discussion in September
PETALING JAYA: A meeting will be held with stakeholders on the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill before Parliament votes on it in October.Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said the rights of individuals to voice their opinions would not be sidelined in the process of renewing the law.
Chill, PPBM man says on call for Dr M to resign
PETALING JAYA: Two PPBM Supreme Council members have called for patience in the wake of a statement by PKR MP Hassan Karim that Dr Mahathir Mohamad should step down as prime minister for failing to ad...
Bahasa Melayu is part of the Malaysian identity
LETTER | No one needs to reiterate the status of the Malay Language in Malaysia; it stands as our national as well as official language pursuant to Articles 152 and 161 of the Federal Constitution and...
Umno sues ex-members
PUTRAJAYA: Umno intends to sue the remaining 14 of its former lawmakers who have defected from the party after the 14th General Election following the filing of a suit against three Bersatu MPs.
Time to go, PH MP tells Dr M
PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan’s Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim has urged Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down, in what could signal deepening problems with the ruling coalition in the wake of differences...
DAP leaders mum on meeting over Lynas
KUALA LUMPUR: DAP leaders were tight-lipped on the outcome of a meeting on Tuesday night regarding Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp and its operations in Gebeng, Kuantan.
Yen buoyed by China jitters; sterling under water
SYDNEY, Aug 12 — The dollar remained on the defensive against the safe-haven yen today as the Sino-US trade dispute looked set to drag on with no settlement in sight, while holidays in Japan and Sin...
What PH MPs with integrity should do if Lynas stays
We are so used to wakil rakyat and ministers of the old Barisan Nasional (BN) regime clinging on to their posts like barnacles to the ship of state even after scandals are exposed, but are we to expec...