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Finance Minister targets national debt can go down by 65pc in 2023

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 4 -- Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has predicted that the national debt can go down to 65 per cent at the end of Pakatan Harapan's (PH) term in 2023. Speaking to the Dewan Rakyat d... Read More


Baseless? Probe claims of torture by LTTE detainees, DAP MP urges IGP

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 3 -- DAP National Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh today urged Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador to investigate allegations of misconduct and torture ... Read More


Labour law amendment akin to state-backed union busting, MTUC claims

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 3 -- The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran's labour law amendment akin to "state sponsored" union busting. In a press stateme... Read More


DAP welcomes home minister's assurance of probe into claims LTTE detainees tortured

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 3 -- DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng has welcomed the assurances given by Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin that there will be an investigation into the allegations of tortu... Read More


Health Minister: Dengue cases up by 77.3pc this year

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 30 -- Dengue cases in Malaysia have shot up by 77.3 per cent (47,352 new cases) this year up till October 26, 2019 compared to the same period last year. Health Minister Datuk Seri... Read More


Nurul Izzah moots letting male MPs wear batik in Dewan Rakyat

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 30 -- Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar's proposal to allow male MPs to wear batik shirts in the Lower House was met with bipartisan support and approval. The PKR lawmaker made h... Read More


Minister: Putrajaya yet to figure out how to sell unsold properties to foreigners

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 30 -- Putrajaya has yet to come up with a formula or plan to sell unsold luxury residential properties to foreign buyers, the Parliament was told today. Housing and Local Governmen... Read More


After blaming politicians for rising tensions, Anwar moots curbs

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 29 -- Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has suggested that measures be taken to counter the rising racial and religious friction caused by political leaders. The Port Dickson MP told the De... Read More


Minister says will defend athletes' right to wear what they want

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 29 -- The Youth and Sports Ministry will not control athletes' choice of acceptable sportswear, Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman said today. Malaysia's youngest minister told the Dewan Rak... Read More


Photo of Teo Nie Ching not endorsement of Belt and Road comic, says Maszlee

Kuala Lampur, Oct. 29 -- Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended his deputy Teo Nie Ching whose photograph with a copy of the Belt & Road Initiative For Win-Winism has been held as endorsement... Read More