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Penang council vows to crack down on dirty eateries

Nearly 40 rats culled in joint operation with the Health Department on Wednesday.

Shouts of ‘Daulat Tuanku’ as Pahang royal council meets for 3...

It is understood the meeting was to get council’s consent for the Regent of Pahang to be proclaimed as new sultan.

UN criticised over latest picks for rights council

New members Bahrain, Cameroon, the Philippines, Somalia, Bangladesh and Eritrea were elected with between 160 and 178 votes.

Maszlee confident education council will develop holistic, inclusive system

The education minister says the composition of the council reflects the ideals Putrajaya is aiming for.

Nothing wrong with appointment of Sarawakian, says Warisan

Warisan's Karamunting assemblyman George Hiew says Hii served as councillor in the Sandakan Municipal Council in the past and has stayed in Sabah for 50 years.

Analyst: Make CEP official if you want to keep it

Kamarul Zaman Yusoff says if the prime minister wishes to extend the CEP's services, the council should be institutionalised in accordance with the law and constitution.

PH won’t last full term, it’s a world trend, says Annuar...

The Kelantan MP from BN cites the experience of India's Janata Party.

Ex-diplomats to be part of Wisma Putra consultative council

Saifuddin Abdullah says a similar plan under the previous government had failed to take off.

Zeti to continue with advisory council despite PNB appointment

She says the Council of Eminent Persons still has a lot of work to do.

AK Nathan best choice for Master Builders president

It is not right for the well-known builder, who has done so much for the association, to be removed through a coup.

In defence of Penang Transport Master Plan

Penang Forum has narrow views on the issue of traffic congestion in the state.

Nurul to head panel to strengthen skills training

The committee will prepare a report to upgrade technical and vocational education and training in the country for education ministry.

Siti Nurhaliza backs council to develop arts industry

The diva has been asked by the Council of Eminent Persons to submit a memorandum on her ideas to promote welfare of artistes and to have one-stop centre for them.

Cabinet paper on health advisory council will be tabled next week

The council, comprising five to seven experts in various fields, will boost healthcare sector delivery.

Anti fake news law repeal to take 2 or 3 months,...

The minister says they might not be able to complete the paperwork when Dewan Rakyat sits on June 25.

US blocks UN Security Council statement on Gaza violence

16 Palestinians were killed, more than 1,400 were wounded, 758 of them by live fire, with the remainder hurt by rubber bullets and tear gas inhalation.

Bar: Don’t legislate Anti-Fake News Bill 2018 in haste

It suggests that government convene a proper select committee to look comprehensively and publicly into the issue.

DBKL homes for youths, young couples to be built next year

Besides Kampung Sungai Udang in Segambut, two other places chosen for these condos are Kampung Kerinchi and Bandar Tun Razak.

Don’t dispute role of Jakim, urges Ulama body

It says Jakim is important for coordination of Islamic affairs in country and government should increase allocations for its activities.

Council to focus on factors affecting inflation, says Hamzah

Minister says council will comprise economists, industry players, NGOs and stakeholders who understand consumer issues.

Council workers scolded for clamping disabled woman’s car

Penang council mayor however says there was no OKU card or pass on the vehicle, hence the wheel was clamped in disabled parking spot outside bank.

Ex-judge: Fatwas are not equivalent to laws passed by legislatures

It is the Act of Parliament that has legislative authority, maintains Gopal Sri Ram.

Noh Omar flexing his muscles in cancelling projects, says Amanah

FT Amanah chief says calling off small projects in opposition areas is being grossly unfair.

Man up and admit your mistake, cafe owner told

Penang councillor says Kaffa cafe owner should just follow council rules and keep his outlet clean to stay out of trouble.