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Monday, October 21, 2019


What’s happening across the country.

9 cops nabbed for visiting entertainment centres

They face disciplinary action for going against orders not to visit such outlets.

Plot to set up new govt through back door undignified, says...

He urges the opposition to respect the mandate given by the people who wanted Pakatan Harapan to govern the country.

Rural entrepreneurs earn RM1.25 mil by selling products online

More than 1,200 rural entrepreneurs have been trained to use the [email protected] portal to sell batik, handicraft and other products in the international market.

Kadir Jasin hits out at transport minister for bringing down MAHB...

He says Loke Siew Fook's comments on opening up the airports market had caused the market to dump shares.

Women grads put salary, bonuses first, career path second, survey shows

For men, it's the other way around, says graduate recruitment outfit Talentbank.

Ministry in no hurry to abolish streaming, says Maszlee

The education minister says all aspects, including engagement and employment, will be reviewed before an announcement is made.

We’re not subservient to any political entity, says council of professors

It says it will continue to speak out on important national and global issues without fear or favor, in the interests of the country and its people.

Economist sees 2020 Budget as too optimistic

Hoo Ke Ping tells Putrajaya to take into account economic factors that it cannot control.

Banking leak at petrol subsidy portal plugged, assures ministry

Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says security of data on 2.9 million recipients has been tightened.

Good news for Kg Baru land owners on Thursday?

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad says government to make 'detailed announcement'.

MPOA sees business as usual amid India palm oil curbs threat

It says if the threat materialises, India will have to source its palm oil from Indonesia and would have to accept whatever price it sets.

Nothing wrong in MIC providing legal assistance to LTTE suspects, says...

PAS says this doesn't amount to the party showing support for the Tamil Tigers.

MTUC slams Kula for ‘arrogant, militant type’ stance over labour law...

The congress says it will compile a list of its objections to be made public.

Maszlee cites ‘rule of law’ for withdrawing comic book

The education minister says any political material must go through the proper channels before being allowed to be distributed in schools.

Abominable banned after producers defy censors

The film's producers refuse to cut scene showing map of China's claim to South China Sea.

Hisham, Khairy answer to Umno leadership problem, says Kadir

The prime minister's media adviser says bringing Umno back to its original moderate stance is the key to its survival.

Vital for Malaysia to address data gaps, says Unicef

Its representative to the country, Marianne Clark-Hattingh, says the right data in the right hands will see better decisions made, especially to protect children’s rights.

Academic dispels myth of lazy rural folk

Serina Abdul Rahman of Singapore's ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute says rural communities are still unable to access the help they need to climb out of poverty.

States get leeway on floor price of property for foreigners

RM600,000 threshhold price announced in Budget speech is only a guideline, says minister.

Win votes by living with voters, says Syed Saddiq

PPBM Youth leader says election teams should avoid staying at hotels or hostels but go to people's homes.

PPBM, Syed Saddiq turn up heat on DAP and Hew

In comic book row, PPBM Youth hits out at 'rude' DAP statement, while Syed Saddiq repeats an insult against 'Superman' Hew.

In tax dispute, Sarawak threatens to use the law against Petronas

The law will take its own course, says Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg.

Jho Low-linked superyacht ‘on sale again’

The former Equanimity, bought by the Genting group, is listed at a yacht broker's site as also available for charter.

Flying Doctor will take to the air again, says Shafie

Many rural villagers still have difficulty seeking treatment at clinics and hospitals, says Sabah CM.