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PPMPM thanks government for allowing marriage functions to resume

PUCHONG: The wedding ceremony operators (PPMPM) is grateful to the government for taking our complaints seriously and allowing the wedding function to resume with new S.O.P. This announcement gives a fresh breath to all Muslim and Bumiputera wedding ceremony operators

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Gov’t committed to uplift 500,000 Risda smallholders

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is committed to uplifting the income of some 500,000 smallholders nationwide through the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda). Rural Development Minister Datuk Dr Abd Latiff Ahmad said RM461 million had been allocated to implement Risda’s development programme initiatives. Among

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Nanta: Govt has not revoked petrol, diesel price control order

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has not revoked the order on ceiling retail prices of petrol and diesel as reported, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi . As such, he hoped the public would not make misleading statements

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Special message on Short-term Economic Recovery Plan by PM today

KUALA LUMPUR: While awaiting the government’s decision to extend or lift the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), which expires this Tuesday, Malaysians will look forward to an announcement on the Short-term Economic Recovery Plan in a special message by Prime Minister

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Covid-19: Government agrees to formulate new law on temporary implementation measures

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is formulating a law on temporary implementation measures to ease the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak, as well as restore the country’s economy. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan (pix)

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Govt’s bid for stay of court’s ruling in forfeiture suit against Umno, MCA on June 19

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has set June 19 to hear the government’s application for a stay of the court’s ruling in dismissing its application to forfeit over RM194 million that were seized from Umno, Wanita MCA, and two companies. Deputy

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Govt allows film production work after Aidilfitri

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Film Directors Association (FDAM) welcomes the government’s decision to allow the industry players to continue with their production work after Aidilfitri. Although their appeal to be allowed to do continue with their work before the Aidilfitri

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Lim: PN leaders are capable of a world class joke

At least, the Perikatan Nasional (PN) leaders are capable of a world-class joke – one day to promise a world-class governance and the next day to destroy the basis for a world-class governance by outlawing parliamentary oversight and scrutiny! The

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Agong wants govt to help Covid-19 hit businesses

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah said the government needs to look for ways to help companies and businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. His Majesty expressed hope that the initiatives taken by the Economic

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Court to set new dates for Zahid’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here will fix new dates for the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is facing charges of corruption, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering involving funds from Yayasan

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