Thursday, May 6, 2021

Nation

UTC closes on 15-17 June for Aidilfitri

KUALA LUMPUR: Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) nationwide will be closed from June 15 to 17 for the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri. The Finance Ministry in a statement yesterday said on the last day of Ramadan (June 14), the operation hours...

IIM: Hopeful for green light on Political Donation, Expenditure Act

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Integrity (IIM) hopes the draft of the Political Donation and Expenditure Act could be tabled in Parliament as soon as possible with the Pakatan Harapan-led Federal Government. Head of National Consultative Committee on Political...

Name change, honour and recognition for Bernama – Lee

KUALA LUMPUR: The change of name from Jalan 1/65A off Jalan Tun Razak here to Jalan Bernama is an honour and recognition for the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) which has been operating from the area for over three...

Names of 433,000 PTPTN borrowers to be removed

PUTRAJAYA: The names of approximately 433,000 borrowers of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) are being removed from the Immigration Department blacklist beginning May 24 and the process is expected to be completed by June 15. Education Minister, Dr...

Indian PM Modi calls on Dr M.

PUTRAJAYA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here yesterday. Modi made a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best wishes and congratulations to Dr  Mahathir on Pakatan Harapan’s victory in the...

UK Defence Secretary pays courtesy visit to Mat Sabu

  KUALA LUMPUR: United Kingdom Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson paid a courtesy call on new Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu at Wisma Pertahanan here yesterday. Williamson arrived at 8.50 am and was welcomed by a guard-of-honour mounted by 108 officers and men...

M’sian, S’porean 1MDB Task Forces agree to collaborate

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian and Singaporean 1MDB Special Task Forces have agreed to collaborate to bring back to the Malaysian government a sum of money believed to have been embezzled from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds. The agreement was reached...

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