Friday, September 17, 2021

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Mercy distributes food assistance to Penampang flood victims

PENAMPANG: Mercy Malaysia Sabah Chapter yesterday began distributing food assistance to villagers affected by flood since May 29 (Thursday) in Penampang here. Its chairman, Dr Anbarasu Ramalingam said the effort was part of Mercy Malaysia’s objective to fulfil the needs...

Car Food Sahur at Batu Buruk Beach

KUALA TERENGGANU: A group of Terengganu youths from the Car Food Sale Community has returned to organise the Car Food Sahur programme at the Batu Buruk beach here for the fourth year. Its spokesman, Aril Arif Abd Razak said the...

S’pore, M’sia to strengthen bilateral defence ties

SINGAPORE: Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen yesterday met his newly-appointed Malaysian counterpart, Mohamad Sabu on the sidelines of the 17th Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD) in their first official meeting. This is Mohamad’s inaugural visit to Singapore as the...

Mat Sabu gets celebrity treatment in Singapore

  SINGAPORE: Newly minted Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu or Mat Sabu as he is simply known had a pleasant surprise upon coming to Singapore. Firstly, at Masjid Sultan after attending Friday prayers, fellow Muslims both local and foreign greeted and...

Govt should study HSR project closely – Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Pakatan Harapan government should conduct studies and provide a comprehensive explanation to the people on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed ​​Rail (HSR) project. He said the Barisan Nasional...

Halt timber export to combat floods – Shafie

PENAMPANG: The Sabah state government’s move to halt the export of timber temporarily is a strategy to tackle the issue of floods in the state. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said past logging activities had been instrumental in...

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...

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Sarawak ‘walks the talk’ on religious freedom

KUCHING: Despite the controversy surrounding the freedom of religion of late propagated by various quarters, Sarawak continues to lead...