No "comfort zone" for DAP leaders, who must be prepared to take risks so that Pakatan Harapan can succeed in its mission to create a national "political tsunami" in the 14GE to Save Malaysia from kleptocracy Two nights ago, the DAP Selangor State Assemblywoman for Damansara Utama, Yeo Bee Yin, announced that she was responding to the DAP's call to contest in Johor in the imminent 14th General Election, as Parliament could be dissolved as early as in a fortnight's time.
The fifth season of the amateur series concludes on March 30 and the latest batch of aspiring amateurs will be looking to win a title. In total, six belts will be on the line with the finalists having proved themselves over the course of a yearlong league.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak today said justice and common sense have prevailed over fake news and biased reporting related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad . He said a motion submitted by Swiss Member of Parliament , Carlo Sommaruga, today was debated in the Swiss National Assembly and opposition leaders, Lim Kit Siang and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and certain Malaysian online media portals and so-called independent non-governmental organisations leaders, such as Cynthia Gabriel of C4, shamelessly tried to spread fake news, by linking the motion to 1MDB.
The son of medical salesman attributes his outstanding results in the 2017 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination to group study sessions with friends held during the weekends. J. Kashvin, 18, from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jalan Empat, Bandar Baru Bangi obtained A+ in the 12 subjects he took in the examination.
By Kurniawati Kamarudin KUALA LUMPUR -- Museums are the keepers of a nation's heritage. When a museum is gone, it takes along with it the evidence of a nation's history, culture and civilisation.
If MCA national leaders have a fraction of the guts and gumption of David Choi and dare to speak up on the great rights and wrongs in the country, MCA would not be reduced to the ridiculous straits of a 7/11 party MCA leaders should not allow themselves to be pushed around by UMNO but even more important, they must have the guts and gumption to speak up on the rights and wrongs in the country. Examples of such UMNO bullying are the two recent Barisan Nasional elections preparations functions, one at Bandar Tun Razak and the other at Rembau.
Motorcycle ownership transfer fees for Sabah and Sarawak has been brought inline with the rate for Peninsular Malaysia, which is RM3. In a press statement issued by the Ministry of Transport, the new fee is effective April 1. While the current ownership transfer rate for Peninsular Malaysia RM3, in Sabah it is RM40 while in Sarawak, a fee of RM5 is charged.
CONFECTIONER Khong Guan saw earnings swell in the first half-year, thanks to higher foreign exchange gains and unrealised fair-value gains on short-term investments, amid a bullish stock market. It recorded a net profit of S$792,000 for the six months to Jan 31, almost eight times the S$95,000 in the same period the year before, according to an announcement on Wednesday.
Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong is escorted by police as she leaves a court hearing at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on Wednesday. KUALA LUMPUR: A Vietnamese bar owner was asked to act in a video prank show by a man wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's half-brother, but declined the offer, a Malaysian court heard on Wednesday.
The Vietnamese capital Hanoi has emerged as a favoured destination for foreign investors looking to the property market, as prices remain among the best value in Indochina, even as a gradual recovery has been underway since a disastrous slump rocked the housing market in 2007. Kingston Lai, founder and chief executive of Asia Banker's Club said luxury flat prices in the city have been trending upwards since 2015 but have yet to catch-up other vibrant economic hubs in Southeast Asia.
Kuala Lumpur: The petrochemical industry is currently in a sweet spot, given the strong market demand coupled with tight supply in the near term, said Maybank Investment Bank . In a sector report on Malaysian petrochemicals sector Monday, Maybank IB said, Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd and Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd met its expectations and had good fourth quarter 2017 results.
According to Malaysian Statistics Department data Tuesday, the manufacturing sector output for the month increased by 4.8 percent year-on-year, slowdown from 5.3 percent in December 2017. The major sub-sectors for manufacturing that posted growth in January were food, beverage and tobacco products ; petroleum products, chemicals, rubber and plastic and electrical and electronic equipment products .
Malaysia's Pay TV operator Astro said Tuesday that it has partnered with IQiYi, a subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Baidu to offer Astro customers access to Chinese premium content. Under the partnership, Malaysia Astro subscribers will be able to enjoy a series of drama and entertainment shows under IQiYi, effective March.
Kota Kinabalu: A man was charged in the Sessions Court with the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl. He was charged together with another accused Sudirman Mahyuddin who claimed trial to the charge on Feb 21, this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 249 Malaysians and foreigners have been arrested so far in Malaysia for allegedly recruiting members for the purpose of terrorism through social media. According to Deputy Home Minister Masir Kujat on Tuesday , 240 of them carried out their operations through Facebook, eight using Twitter and one through Instagram.
A 19-year-old man and 16-year-old woman who arrived in Hong Kong from the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur carrying heroin worth HK$1.1 million have been jointly charged with one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug and will appear at West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts tomorrow, Customs said. The youths landed at Hong Kong International Airport on March 11. They were arrested after four pac... Heroin worth HK$1.1 million was concealed in the sneakers of two passengers arriving in Hong Kong from Malaysia's capital.
After successfully implementing five humanitarian missions overseas, MyCorps volunteers will now expand the programme in Malaysia. Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk M. Saravanan said for a start, the programme would be held in 40 locations nationwide beginning later this month.
Traditional Malaysian honey hunter Mohamad Khairi Mohamad Arshad cutting wood to make ladder for harvesting bee-nests from atop a giant Tualang tree in the greater Ulu Muda forests in Sik, northeast of the Malaysian state of Kedah. -AFP ULU MUDA: On a moonless night deep in the Malaysian rainforest, two men perched precariously on high branches use a smoking torch to draw thousands of bees from a treetop hive, braving the angry swarm to collect their prized honey.
Tokyo also sent recently military attachA©s to the Philippines and Vietnam, both of which have territorial disputes with Beijing Japan is beefing up its military and diplomatic presence in Southeast Asia by sending an extra defence attachA© to its embassy in Kuala Lumpur, adding to military officers sent to embassies in the Philippines and Vietnam last year. A spokesman for the ministry confirmed the Malaysian appointment, funded in the 2018 budget, but declined to explain why Japan is stepping up military advisory and intelligence-gathering capabilities in Southeast Asia.
Geared up: Sayniish said he wishes to share the knowledge he gained from the US military academy with the Malaysian Army after he graduates. PETALING JAYA: US Military Academy cadet Sayniish Pillay Muniandy from Taiping is doing more than his fair share of making Malaysia proud.