Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Govt mulling spatium concept in urban development

PUTRAJAYA: The government  is considering introducing the spatium concept in urban development for more efficient land management, said Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Spatium entails creating overlapping development on existing ones, utilising cavities and gaps, both above and below ground,...

British High Commissioner calls on Gobind

PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister, Gobind Singh Deo yesterday received a courtesy call from British High Commissioner to Malaysia Vicki Treadell at his office, here. The meeting which lasted for an hour discussed among others the challenges of the newly-formed...

EC receives official notice on vacancy for Balakong seat

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission has received an official notification on the vacancy of the Balakong state seat, said its secretary, Datuk Mohamed Elias Abu Bakar. In a statement here, he said the EC received the notice of the vacancy from State Legislative Assembly...

Ship capsize: No risk of oil spill spreading to northern Perak waters

IPOH: There is no risk of the oil spill following the ship capsize incident off Penang yesterday spreading to northern Perak waters, according to Perak Menteri Besar, Ahmad Faizal Azumu. He said the Perak Marine Department would continue to monitor the situation and update the...

M’sia to host 22nd DGICM from Aug 5-9

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will host the 22nd ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of Ministries of Foreign Affairs Meeting (DGICM), which will be held here from August 5 to 9. According to Immigration Department Director-General, Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali, the...

ASEAN Foreign Ministers to discuss South China Sea CoC

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia wants the talks on establishing the Code of Conduct (CoC) in the South China Sea to be finalised quickly to ensure peace, security and stability in those waters, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. Foreign Minister, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said...

Govt moves to eventually ban child marriages

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will put in place temporary measures to curb marriages involving minors until such time that it bans child marriages altogether, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said yesterday.  He said the standard operation procedure (SOP),...

Warisan will not stop pursuing 40 per cent revenue to Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) will not stop pursuing the 40 per cent net revenue owed by the federal government to Sabah as specifically stated in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) and Schedule 10, Article 112 of the Federal Constitution. Warisan Treasurer-General, Terrence...

Salahuddin agrees on allowance cut of MPs absent at Parliament sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Salahuddin Ayub agrees with the proposal for a cut in the monthly allowance of MPs who skip Parliament sitting. The Amanah Deputy President said such action could be taken if the MPs concerned could not provide...

12 varsities partake in IMT-GT sports carnival

ARAU: Nearly 1,000 students representing 12 universities from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand took part in the 20th IMT-GT (Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand – Growth Triangle) Varsity Carnival here from Friday until July 26. Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail officiated...

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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...