Budget 2020: Veterans want allowance for PJM recipients

SEREMBAN: The Negeri Sembilan branch of the Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVATM) hopes that Budget 2020, which will be tabled on Friday, would have an allocation for giving allowances to recipients of the Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM). Its president

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Storage rack collapses, causing chemical spill

KLANG:A rubber glove factory’s decision to use an unsuitable storage rack proved costly when it broke and caused chemicals to spill in an incident at the Meru Industrial Park today. Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director Hafisham Mohd Noor

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Police identify man involved in Octogenarian’s murder

KUALA LUMPUR: The 85-year-old woman who was found dead with both hands tied in Ampang Jaya on Sept 19, was believed to be a victim of sexual assault. The police have identified a man suspected to have been involved in

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Budget 2020: Orang Asli leaders want basic development

KUALA LUMPUR: Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli Network (JKOAM) hopes that the government would focus on basic development involving the Orang Asli in Budget 2020 which will be tabled on Oct 11. Its chairman, Tijah Yok Chopil, said that basic development

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GST re-implementation, #BoycottMalaysia to heat up Dewan Rakyat session today

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s direction on the proposal to re-implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) tax system will be among the main focus of the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday. According to the Dewan Rakyat order papers posted on the

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1MDB: Ex-CEO became suspicious of Jho Low when probe began

KUALA LUMPUR: Former chief executive officer of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today that he became suspicious of the fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, after the authorities started investigating

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Anti-Fake News Bill re-tabled in Dewan Rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: The government today re-tabled the Anti-Fake News (Repeal) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat. The government first tabled the bill in September last year and it got past the Dewan Rakyat but was rejected by the Dewan Negara.

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Prosecution will prove Isa received more than RM3 mln in bribes

KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution will prove that former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad had received more than RM3 million in bribes over the approval of the purchase of a hotel in Kuching, Sarawak, by Felda Investment Corporation

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Cops to question Nga over alleged insult against Ruler

The police will record statement from Perak DAP chairperson Nga Kor Ming at Bukit Aman tomorrow over an alleged statement insulting the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor confirmed this at a

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Government ready to review any bids for PLUS

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is ready to review any bids to buy PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS), said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The government, he said, has adopted an open approach to any bidding and would make its decisions

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