Malaysia

What’s happening across the country.

November start likely for Johor-Singapore transit project, says MB

Hasni Mohammad says all requirements in the project agreement have been met.

Shafie’s letters were between BN friends, says Warisan man

The party's information chief says Shafie Apdal had been acting within his powers as a federal minister when he wrote to then PM and finance minister Najib Razak.

‘Nothing personal’ in differences with Mahathir, says Anwar

Opposition leader says they will oppose the removal of the speaker and his deputy in the Dewan Rakyat tomorrow.

We are only resolving land problems left by BN, Warisan tells...

Solving such customary land issues was part of Warisan's election manifesto, says party secretary-general Loretto Padua Jr.

14 new Covid-19 cases, 11 of them local

This brings the infection tally to 8,718 with 77 still being treated.

Job vacuum inevitable if illegals sent home but will locals take...

The Sabah academic also says desperate unemployed locals taking up 3D jobs will abandon them when the economy improves.

29 held for flouting SOPs, 7 for immigration offences

Among the offences are participation in activities that made social distancing difficult and gatherings in pubs or nightclubs.

Action against transgenders will do more harm than good, says group

Sisters in Islam says the community already faces discrimination, stigma, harassment and systemic inequality.

Anwar, Azmin to be proposed as select committee members

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will move the motion when Parliament reconvenes tomorrow.

Work permit of Bangladeshi featured in Al Jazeera show cancelled, says...

Abdul Hamid Bador urges the individual to turn himself in and be deported.

DoJ says RM2.93 bil yacht A+ bought with funds linked to...

In a filing on June 30, the US Department of Justice also confirms that Jho Low chartered the yacht at least five times.

Housing market still volatile, but warehouses are booming

A property expert says warehouse space is in demand because of an increasing need to store items for online transactions.

Resentment of PPBM runs deep in Umno, says analyst

Awang Azman Pawi says recent remarks by Umno about electoral seats highlight grassroots sentiments.

Fear of public transport driving up used-car sales, say dealers

Association president says many customers now prefer to drive their own vehicle because of the Covid-19 crisis.

RoS confirms Azmin didn’t file for new party

Registrar of Societies makes clarification following numerous queries on speculation of Azmin's plans.

New govt in the hot seat when Dewan sits on Monday

All eyes on seating arrangements for Mahathir and allies, with fireworks expected over a motion to replace the Speaker and his deputy.

Ampang heading for city status next year, says minister

Zuraida Kamaruddin says the municipal council now has annual revenue of over RM100 million and handles a population of over 500,000.

Shafie rejected open tenders while a minister, says Najib

The former prime minister says that appeal letters from Shafie, then rural development minister, would pile up at the finance ministry.

Fuziah Salleh named new PKR Wanita chief

The Kuantan MP replaces Haniza Talha who was sacked last month.

Malaysia deports 367 Indian citizens on two charter flights

They had been held at immigration depots and were sent home on flights to Amritsar and Chennai.

Conservationist and zoology icon Lim Boo Liat dies at 94

He revived the nature society in 1948, and in his six decades of research published more than 300 papers on small mammals, reptiles and amphibian ecology.

Village committees will be run by locals, says Sabah PPBM Youth

Youth wing leader Mohd Isquzawan Arsit rejects Sabah minister's claim that the village committees are a breach of the state's autonomy.

Stay clear of police work, Johor CPO tells politicians

Ayob Khan contrasts the silence after the arrest of Jemaah Islamiah and IS followers and the protests over the arrest of 2 DAP assemblymen over LTTE links.

Family approach to Umno-PPBM seat negotiations says BN sec-gen

Annuar Musa says the negotiations over electoral seats will be done internally so as to ensure the people are not overly exposed to political issues.

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