Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Recoda to boost Sarawak’s rural economy

BY MUHAMMAD AMMAR SHAFIQ HAMZAH KUCHING: The establishment of three development agencies under the Sarawak Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) will boost the economy in the state’s interiors, highlands and northern areas. Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali...

Damai peninsula poised to become major tourist attraction

BY MUHAMMAD AMMAR SHAFIQ HAMZAH KUCHING: The story of Princess Santubong and Princess Sejinjang is a local myth that encompasses a perfect recipe for a successful modern prime time soap opera or drama. The bitter rivalry and jealousy between the two...

Keeping kids safe during interstate visits

BY NURQALBY MOHD REDA WHEN the government gave the green light for fully-vaccinated people to travel interstate beginning Oct 11, many Malaysians hit the road almost immediately to go on a holiday or visit their parents or family members who...

MA63 Council ‘aye’ to amendments to restore Sarawak, Sabah as equal partners

KOTA KINABALU: The Special Council on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MKMA63) has agreed to the proposed amendments to Article 1 (2) and Article 160 (2) of the Federal Constitution that would return Sabah and Sarawak to equal status with the...

Malaysia’s retirement system ranked third in Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s retirement system has been ranked third in Asia and 23rd globally despite a slight decrease in the country’s overall index value from 60.1 in 2020 to 59.6 in 2021, the 13th annual Mercer CFA Institute Global...

Treat differences as an advantage in dealing with economic, health crises

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has called on Malaysians to treat differences as an advantage rather than a weakness, and similarities as a source of strength in dealing with the current twin crises of economy and health. The...

Govt studying laws related to anti-hopping

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is studying laws being used at the state level and court cases in several states involving the implementation of laws related to party hopping. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law), Datuk Seri Dr...

No approval for housing plans not in compliance with disabled access amenities

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not approve housing development plans which are not in compliance with the conditions set, including the requirement to provide amenities for people with disabilities (PwD). Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Datuk Seri...

Education Ministry in talks with MOH on Form 5 students’ school attendance

TAMPIN: The Ministry of Education (MOE) is discussing with the Ministry of Health (MOH) on the vaccination rate of Form Five students to enable them to attend school without rotation. Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said it was following...

Indonesia clinches Thomas Cup after 19 years

AARHUS, Denmark: Indonesia finally ended an almost two-decade wait to lift the prestigious Thomas Cup after beating defending champions China 3-0 in the finals at the Ceres Arena, today. Despite being the most successful team in the tournament’s history with...

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