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Deep state agenda: Lim’s latest diversion tactic, says MCA

PUCHONG: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng seems to be engrossed in conspiracy theories instead of managing the nation’s finances, said MCA today. In a statement, MCA vice president Datuk Tan Teik Cheng said that Lim’s comments were unjustified and only

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PH committed protect the interest of Malays- Karmaine

PONTIAN: Claims by Umno leaders that only the party and PAS will protect the interests of the Malays and will act as their spokesman are totally unfounded, says Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Tanjung Piai by-election Karmaine Sardini. Karmaine

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DPM: Crisis centre for sexual assault victims to be improved

KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is in the process of improving the guidelines for One-Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) to ensure victims of sexual crimes or domestic violence receive a comprehensive help. At the same time, Deputy

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Saudi to send over teachers to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Saudi Arabian government has agreed to send over teachers specialising in English, Mathematics and Science to Malaysia, for training to prepare for the 21st Century educational system. The Education Ministry in a statement today said an agreement

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Motorcycle ride-hailing to be discussed at Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of motorcycle ride-hailing services such as Dego Ride and Gojek are among the issues that will be raised at the Dewan Rakyat session today. According to the Dewan Rakyat order paper, the matter will be raised

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Back ankles of Pygmy elephant carcass found cut off

KINABATANGAN: Both the back ankles of a Borneo Pygmy elephant carcass found floating in Sungai Kinabatangan had been cut off with a sharp object, said Kinabatangan police chief Supt Dzulbaharin Ismail last night. However, he said a post-mortem on the

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Business council to enhance trade ties between Msia, Nigeria

PUCHONG: With the official registration of the Malaysia Nigeria Business Council (MNBC), the business council now embarks on its mission to strengthen and enhance trade ties between Malaysia and Nigeria. Speaking at a press conference after the official handover of

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Md Agil is Affin Bank’s new chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Bank Bhd has appointed experienced banker Datuk Md Agil Mohd Natt as chairman effective Nov 8. The bank said he possesses in-depth banking knowledge, strong leadership capability and vast experience in corporate banking, investment banking as well

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Services of 24,600 private sector employees terminated as of Sept 30

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 24,600 private sector employees were laid off as of Sept 30, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said of these, 21,625 involved ordinary termination, while 2,975 employees were in voluntary

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Two friends charged with murder of mechanic

KUANTAN: Two friends were charged in the Magistrates’ Court today with the murder of a mechanic whose body found floating in Tasik Paya Bungor, Gambang, last month. The accused, D Puhaleandran, 20, and N Sathis Kumar, 27, both nodded to

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