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EU says concerned over Malaysiakini's court decision, effect on the media

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- The recent fine imposed by the Federal Court on news portal Malaysiakini for contempt of court has drawn the worry of the European Union (EU) and two of its members. In a joi... Read More


Why reopen schools now that DidikTV is on, parents just bought devices? Tok Mat asks Education Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has criticised the decision by the Education Ministry to reopen schools by next month, calling it a flip-flop decision. The for... Read More


Umno veep: I'm no fan, but Malaysiakini's right, freedom as news platform should be defended

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Another political leader has spoken out against the recent fine imposed on online news portal Malaysiakini for contempt of court, this time Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Moha... Read More


Former deputy defence minister warns Putrajaya against sending Myanmar refugees back to military junta

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Senator Liew Chin Tong has urged Putrajaya to reconsider its decision to deport over 1,200 Myanmar nationals, subsequently handing them over to the military junta. The DAP se... Read More


Doctor clears air over mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccines in bid to promote better informed choices among Malaysian public

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- A medical doctor has cleared the air over uncertainty regarding the various Covid-19 vaccines available, stating that many of the fears surrounding the new mRNA technology in ... Read More


Ministry reveals new SOPs for sports and recreational activities

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- The National Security Council (NSC) has agreed to loosen several restrictions on the sports and recreation sector, the Youth and Sports Ministry announced tonight. In a state... Read More


Khairy: First Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine doses to land in Malaysia on Feb 27

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has said the first batch of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine is slated to arrive in Malaysia on February 27. In an i... Read More


Zahid backs Azalina's proposal for special Emergency Cabinet

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has supported the proposal by Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said for the formation of a Special Emergency ... Read More


DAP, reps contribute RM60,000 to Malaysiakini's fundraising campaign to pay court fine

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- DAP has pledged to donate a total of RM60,000 to embattled news portal Malaysiakini's fundraising campaign after it was fined RM500,000 for contempt over its facilitation of f... Read More


Malaysiakini hits RM500,000 goal to pay court fine within four hours after fundraiser launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 19 -- News portal Malaysiakini has managed to raise over RM500,000 within the span of roughly four hours to pay for the fine imposed by the Federal Court for contempt earlier this m... Read More