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Umno info chief demands answers from Putrajaya over proposed economic shutdown

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 25 -- Umno information chief Shahril Hamdan has urged the government to clear the air over a proposed economic shutdown if the Covid-19 situation does not improve by Feb 4. A leake... Read More


Tanjung Batu Waterfall not affected by quarry activities, says environment minister

IPOH, Jan. 22 -- The Environment and Water Minister Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has clarified that the Tanjung Batu Waterfall (Teluk Sera) in Manjung's Segari Melintang Forest Reserve is still in... Read More


Lacking check and balance, Suhakam says Emergency should only be used to tackle Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 14 -- The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) yesterday stressed that the state of Emergency should be guided by human rights principles and should not be used for any pur... Read More


Keep public parks open during MCO, KL MPs tell City Hall

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 14 -- Kuala Lumpur MPs have urged the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) yesterday to reverse itsdecision to close all public parks and playgrounds throughout the movement control order ... Read More


Threat to human rights, no majority in Parliament: Umno men chide Muhyiddin's Emergency announcement

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 12 -- Several Umno politicians have criticised Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin after his announcement of the state of Emergency until August 1, purportedly to help tackle the Covid-19 pand... Read More


One half of YouTube sensation Sugu Pavithra escapes jail for possessing dangerous weapon

IPOH, Jan. 11 -- A former estate worker M. Sugu escaped jail term with a three-year good behaviour bond of RM8,000 after pleading guilty at the Sessions Court here to possessing an offensive weapon in... Read More


Perak confident of getting five million domestic tourists this year after MCO

IPOH, Jan. 11 -- The Perak government believes five million people will visit the state and boost its domestic tourism even as the federal government announced a second movement control order (MCO) ba... Read More


Two Myanmar refugees in Ipoh hit with RM2,500 fines each for offering cop RM60

IPOH, Jan. 6 -- The Sessions Court fined two Myanmar refugees RM2,500 each for attempting to bribe a policeman here in 2018. Abdul Manaf Abu Khalaf, 28, and Arif Dilda Amin, 24, was charged at the Se... Read More


Ismail Sabri: EMCO at Sabah's Kampung Timbang Dayang from tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 4 -- Kampung Timbang Dayang, Kota Belud in Sabah will be placed under an enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from January 5 to 18. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri ... Read More


In unanimous show of support, all 59 Perak lawmakers back Saarani as MB in state assembly

IPOH, Dec. 16 -- All 59 Perak state lawmakers, including the 24 Opposition assemblymen from Pakatan Harapan, have backed newly appointed Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad in a motion of support. Dur... Read More