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Felda to engage settlers’ views on new direction

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the recent tabling of its white paper. Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs

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RM3.1b advance payment for ECRL refunded by CCCC

KUALA LUMPUR: China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has agreed to refund part of the RM3.1 billion advance payment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Phase 2, Double Tracking and the Northern Extension under the original contract. “RM500 million

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PH’s hattrick losses stopped Umno exodus into Bersatu

PUCHONG: Penang deputy chief minister II, P Ramasamy viewed the Pakatan Harapan (PH) hattrick losses in the Cameron Highlands, Semenyih and Rantau by – elections positively for PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as it stopped the Umno exodus into

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Najib’s trial: Defence to cross-examine first witness

KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s case involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds continues today with his defence team set to cross-examine the first witness. On April 3, High Court

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Malaysian Bar to Putrajaya: Abolish, not amend, NSC Act

PUCHONG: Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has called upon the government to abolish the controversial National Security Council Act 2016 (NSC Act) as promised by Pakatan Harapan in its manifesto instead of amending it. “The tabling of the

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Kadir Jasin reminds new MB that Johor people supported PH, not royalty

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s media advisor, Datuk A Kadir Jasin stopped short of congratulating newly minted Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal and instead reminded him that the people of Johor backed Pakatan Harapan while the royalty

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WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram facing outage again

PUCHONG: Popular messaging app WhatsApp and social media platforms Facebook and Instagram went down and inaccessible worldwide. Facebook and Instagram were both inaccessible, with news feeds refusing to refresh and the main Facebook.com domain unavailable for around two hours. WhatsApp

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Calls for massive police reports against Dr Zakir Naik

PENANG: Malaysian Tamilar Kural president David Marshel has called upon the public to lodge mass police reports against Indian Muslim televangelist preacher Dr Zakir Naik in a bid to prevent him from speaking in Universiti Utara Malaya. Zakir is scheduled

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Newly minted Johor MB Dr Sahruddin Jamal confirms exco reshuffle

JOHOR BARU: The newly minted Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal confirmed that he would reshuffle the state exco line up within a fortnight. “Despite having 14 days to make changes to the state executive committee line-up, I will personally

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Police: 209 reports against Facebook account holder insulting Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have received 209 reports against the ‘Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka’ Facebook account holder who allegedly uploaded an offensive superimposed image of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi

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