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Barbers risk house-calls during MCO, with VIPs, ministers among frequent customers

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 -- After two months of not being allowed to operate, some barbers in the capital have taken to making house-calls in order to keep food on the table. Checks on social media platf... Read More


PAS calls Pakatan power hungry for initiating no-confidence motion against PM

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 -- In a move worthy of the idiom "the pot calling the kettle black", Islamist party PAS has accused the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition of being power hungry after the latter filed ... Read More


Covid-19: Placing children in daycare centres similar to holding a mass gathering, says Health D-G

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 -- Despite receiving numerous requests from parents to allow daycare centres to reopen, the Health Ministry remains very apprehensive about the issue and is keen to study the matte... Read More


Western Union gives 50pc discount for Covid-19 frontline and essential service workers

Kuala Lumpur, May 8 -- Covid-19 frontliners will receive a 50 per cent fee reduction for international money transfers with Western Union for the next two weeks. In a statement today, the cross-curre... Read More


Nod for golf and 'gambling', but not Parliament meet online? Anwar scoffs

KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has once again hit out at the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration for allowing only a single day of Parliament without any discussi... Read More


Anwar: MOF had no choice but to waive moratorium interest rates following public pressure

KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 -- Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim described the government's announcement over the banking sector's decision to waive the additional interest or profit charges on installments for hire-p... Read More


Bersatu Youth backs Dr M against Muhyiddin-Umno cooperation

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 -- Bersatu's Youth wing Armada has voiced its support for the party's chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's call to reject Umno and return to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. In a... Read More


Malaysians rushing to pawnshops a sign of ailing economy, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 -- The multiple heart-breaking photographs of many Malaysians queuing up in front of pawnshops on the first day of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) yesterday is a sign... Read More


Ismail Sabri denies more EMCO areas in Selayang, Chow Kit, just 'administrative restriction'

Kuala Lampur, May 5 -- The defense minister told his daily Covid-19 press conference that no area can be placed under the EMCO unless he himself has made the official announcement. "Not yet, as long ... Read More


Police priority now on compliance with Covid-19 SOPs, says Ismail Sabri

KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 -- The police will no longer focus on controlling the public's movement and will instead concentrate on increasing compliance with the new standard operating procedures (SOP) under... Read More