THE construction industry is known to be the catalyst for economic growth and development.
WASHINGTON, April 18 ― The US economy has been chugging along, expanding at a “slight-to-moderate pace” but labour shortages and trade uncertainty continue to weigh on the outlook, the Federal R...
LIVE REPORTS | Polling for the Rantau by-election today and the stakes are high.
A blast occurred at Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) in Pengerang, Johor, early this morning.
Barisan Nasional’s Parit Sulong lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad has officially replaced Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
The Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT), in its 2017 financial year report, should register profits of RM370.56mil and not RM662.17mil as reported, said the board’s chief executive Nik Amlizan Mohamed.
IPOH, April 10 — The Perak government has formed a task force to investigate arsenic poisoning in Sungai Rui, Gerik that has raised cancer fears among residents.
BUTTERWORTH: Every morning for the past one week, residents in Jalan Kampung Gajah woke up to find their houses and cars covered with a layer of thick black dust.
SEREMBAN (April 9): Reports were made today to the police and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the transfer of RM10 million by UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to London ...
A CONCERTED effort is underway in Parliament to push for the swift setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).
GABUNGAN Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers will attempt to block the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to honour the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) from being passed by Parliament.
FOREIGN-registered digital service providers will be taxed 6% from next Jan 1 after Dewan Rakyat passed the Service Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019.
A MINISTER’S son who was detained by the police after testing positive for drugs will be charged in court soon, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
DO your homework before trolling me – this was the response given by MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong to Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching over her parliamentary answer on the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) certificate issue.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will not be ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) – a month after acceding to the treaty. Announcing the Cabinet’s latest decision, a visibly upset Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government “was forced” to withdraw following confusion created by those with political interests.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng should show proof that a deposit had been paid to the government over the RM1.68bil offer for the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
PRICES of durian in the local market will not go up drastically following the plan to export frozen whole durian to China.
THE verbal spat between MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng over the sale of the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong has spilled into the lobby of the august House.
THE Dewan Rakyat was in stitches after a lawmaker proposed that a drama be made based on the antics that have taken place in the House.
TOKYO, April 4 — Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn was rearrested early today in Tokyo while out on bail, local media said, as prosecutors investigate a fresh charge against the auto tycoon.
LONDON, April 3 — Australia’s dollar and the Chinese yuan gained today on hopes for an agreement between Beijing and Washington to end their trade conflict.
SOME 121,303 people living and working in the Klang Valley have benefited from the My100 unlimited travel pass, the House was told.
THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to wrap up its probe on the “missing” RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) credit refund controversy by next week.
MORE time is needed to repeal oppressive laws as the government wants to avoid flip-flops, said the Home Ministry.
FORMER prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is seeking a review and specific remedies on the RM1.5bil tax bill he has been hit with by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). He said he was also prepared to submit proof to authorities that the money he received was a political donation.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today condemned Israel’s use of excessive force on Palestine, chiding the international community for showing their approval with the...
AMENDMENTS to the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 are being mulled to deal with online illegal wildlife trade, says Deputy Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji.
THERE are sufficient laws to protect the sanctity of the royal institution and the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on social media, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
ARMED forces’ veterans will receive a one-off RM500 cash incentive ahead of the fasting month and Hari Raya Aidilfitri, says Mohamad Sabu.
SEVERAL lawmakers have called on the government to speed up the approval process under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme, in light of 4,000 backlog applications.
THE percentage of speeding offences that contribute to fatal accidents has dropped from 24% to 13% under the Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas) , says Anthony Loke.
THE government will consider setting up a National Harmony and Reconciliation Commission instead of an earlier proposal to table two national harmony Bills aimed at strengthening racial and religious ties, says P. Waytha Moorthy.
SHAH ALAM -The Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday (April 1) pleaded guilty to an alternative charge that carries a lighter se...
IRAN (March 26): Major floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency servic...
POOR sanitation and complaints of traffic congestion have been cited as among the reasons for the relocation of the popular rakyat bazaar
LAWMAKERS from both sides of the aisle have supported the call to introduce laws to outlaw racism following a fracas that occurred near Universiti Malaya (UM) last Friday.
A minister created a stir in the House when he said that he would not take a supplementary question from an MP owing to a lack of time.
THE federal government has yet to determine whether to compensate the victims of the chemical dumping incident in Pasir Gudang, Johor, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
PARENTS must be responsible and ensure that they provide proper documents when applying citizenship for their children to prevent them from becoming stateless, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman.
A PAS lawmaker has called on the government to vet the scripts of television dramas with Islamic content to ensure that the story is in line with Islamic values.
NEW DELHI, March 25 — Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal will step down from the board and reduce his stake in the cash-strapped Indian carrier, the company said today as it closes in on a rescue dea...
LONDON, March 25 — British shares slipped as fears of a recession in the United States sparked a sell-off in global markets and uncertainty over Brexit kept investors on the sidelines.
HUSBANDS were also physically abused by their wives, although no specific reason on why it happened was mentioned, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
A TOTAL of RM7.9bil in Goods and Services (GST) and income tax refunds had been paid so far this year, says Lim Guan Eng.
A "FIRM and final" decision on the Pan-Borneo Highway is expected to be made by the end of this month, says Deputy Works Minister Mohd Annuar Tahir.
PUTRAJAYA, March 21 — Malaysia does not recognise dual citizenship, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.
NEW YORK, March 21 — Stocks across the world fought to extend their longest winning streak of the year yesterday, with a global index edging up as a boost from a dovish Federal Reserve more than off...
PASIR GUDANG: The 1.5km stretch of Sungai Kim Kim – which was put under the national spotlight after it became polluted with chemical waste – is declared free of toxic pollution.
JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has cancelled two events to commemorate His Majesty’s birthday in view of the situation in contaminated Pasir Gudang.
KUALA LUMPUR: The anti-graft body should not solely focus on the wrongdoings of the previous administration but also monitor members in the current government, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Transport Ministry to investigate YTL Corporation Bhd’s accountability in the Pulau Mentagor public marina project.PAC chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee said the committee viewed seriously the project as it was initially supposed to be built in Lumut, Perak.
KUALA LUMPUR: The critically endangered Malayan Tiger will go extinct if no drastic action is taken to address its decline in population, says Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat will officially convey its stand on the recent Christchurch terror attacks to the New Zealand Parliament and government.
Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian today explained his trip to Batam, Indonesia amid criticism that he should have remained in a state during a toxic crisis which has affected at least 3,555 people, wit...
Recently in Pasir Gudang, it is reported that an illegal tyre recycling factory had allegedly dumped chemical waste in Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang on the 6th March 2019.
The oldest son of one of the Malaysians injured in the attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday, is still in trauma and requires special attention from his mother, said the boy’...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Malaysian injured in mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand was a former student of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK), a person claiming to be a former classma...
CONDUCIVE weather is among the reasons youths prefer to lepak (hang around) at night, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said cramped and overcrowded homes were also reasons given for spending more time outside.
IT is up to the Cabinet to decide whether to make public the report on the RM500mil losses suffered by the Defence Ministry through land swap deals, says Mohamad Sabu.
MALAYSIAN Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) is grateful for the Public Accounts Committee’s acknowledgement of its achievements in the Kuala Lumpur Sports City (KLSC) project.
THE Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is urging the government to come up with a comprehensive standard operating procedure (SOP) for maintenance of its assets so it can be used over a long period.
THE nation’s first-ever orang asli lawmaker took his oath in Parliament as the Cameron Highlands MP.
THE government will conduct a study to decide on Malaysian Airlines Bhd’s (MAS) fate after its losses caused a massive impairment into its sole shareholder Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s account, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied knowledge of any form of lobbying to secure Indonesian Siti Aisyah’s freedom from a charge of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader.
NOT satisfied with the smoking ban at all eateries, a lawmaker suggested in Parliament that the country stop importing cigarettes.
THE issue of a no-confidence vote against the Prime Minister has been put to rest in Parliament by Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
Reports have emerged that North Korea restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with US President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's Nation...
KLANG: A win for Barisan Nasional in Semenyih today means the people are willing to give the former ruling coalition a second chance and warning Pakatan Harapan that it may be in for a tough ride in the next general election.
PETALING JAYA: As Sarawak Report provided proof that RM1.423mil was indeed paid to settle out-of-court a suit brought against it by the PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, the party added an extra twist by claiming it had nothing to do with the payment.
PETALING JAYA: Sarawak Report’s lawyer has confirmed that he received a cheque for RM1.423mil as settlement for Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s libel suit against the whistle-blower site.
PETALING JAYA: Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle Brown has alleged that PAS, through an intermediary, paid the whistleblowing site more than RM1.4mil to settle the libel suit filed against her by Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
KUALA LUMPUR: Two more PAS leaders have given their statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the allegation that the party received RM90mil from Umno. They are PAS spiritual adviser Datuk Hashim Jasin and Central Election Division secretary Mohd Nasir Daud.
SEMENYIH: Some 52 individuals from various groups have declared their support for PSM candidate Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul, who will be facing political rivals from Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional.
PETALING JAYA: Doctors have called for all children in Malaysia to be first immunised against diphtheria and measles as a practical way of kickstarting a compulsory policy on vaccination as suggested by the Health Ministry.
JOHOR BARU: Five children have tested positive for diphtheria after coming into contact with the two-year-old toddler believed to have died from the disease last week.
PETALING JAYA: Many parents have voiced their support for the Health Minister’s announcement to make vaccination compulsory, describing this as a public health measure.
PETALING JAYA: Parents who are against making vaccinations compulsory want the freedom to choose the best for their children and for the Health Ministry to fully inform them of the side effects or risks.
PETALING JAYA: Penang expects to table its proposed Penang Southern Reclamation Scheme to the National Physical Planning Council in two months.
Reports are circulating that Qualcomm is currently testing a new System on a Chip (SoC) targeted at the low-end spectrum of Android devices.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): The FBM KLCI today closed 13.82 points or 0.82% higher on what appeared to foreign investor demand for Malaysian stocks.
TOKYO, Feb 19 — Asian shares hovered near a four-month peak today, supported by hopes that Sino-US trade talks were making positive progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks.
SEMENYIH: PAS has pledged to support Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in the event of a betrayal from within Pakatan Harapan as “something is brewing” within the coalition.
GEORGE TOWN: Desmond David and Ann Marie David, both 72, still feel the rush of excitement, and worry, each time their daughter Nicol has a game.
SEMENYIH POLLS | PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang reportedly evaded journalists trying to get his response to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's claims that PAS would not support Umno in the upcoming...
PETALING JAYA: Calls are growing louder for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the stunning revelations of a judge of “judicial rowdyism” in Malaysian courts.
PETALING JAYA: The Federal Territories Ministry’s move to ban plastic straws in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan is gaining traction but restaurateurs want authorities to take a friendlier approach.
A former top judge accused of judicial interference had been spared from action as he was retired, the Chief Justice's Office reiterated.
After releasing a
teaser image on the brand’s official Twitter account, Polestar is ready to unveil
the Polestar 2 in all its glory on 27 February 2019.
NEW YORK: Malaysia’s would-be prime minister says he expects to take power from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in less than two years but wants to give the current leader enough time to govern effectively before he assumes control.
As we’ve seen with the Geely Boyue, the Bin Yue, Jia Ji and the FY11 to name a few, the Chinese are at the very forefront of all things automotive technology development.
PETALING JAYA: Honesty and integrity should take centre stage in the debate that is swirling over the legitimacy of certain university degrees of politicians.
Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the east...
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): The police will soon release results of the second post-mortem results of Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan (pictured), The Malaysian Insight news portal reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 25): The old Rex Theatre building has now metamorphosed into REXKL, a creative space for entrepreneurs and artistes.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s new insurance protection scheme for the low-income group is set to benefit some 3.69 million individuals in the country.
PETALING JAYA: Students blindfolded by teachers and called names by their schoolmates may not at first seem an obvious way of helping them learn about bullying and empathy.
CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail has urged Barisan Nasional by-election campaign supporters to stay calm following an alleged scuffle between them and Pakatan Harapan supporters in Kuala Lipis.
KUALA LUMPUR: Devotees, many clad in shades of yellow and orange, added more colours to the Batu Caves Sri Mahamariamman Temple with its distinctive multi-hued steps.
The Sabah Law Society (SLS) has defended Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, attorney-general Tommy Thomas and de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong dancing together yesterday.
PETALING JAYA: A 60-year old Malaysian restaurant owner in New York was apparently left brain dead during a senseless attack blamed on racialism.