Ka Siong insists MCA never betrayed BN

MCA was critical of the behaviour of Umno and its president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in the search for a new government after the 15th general election but denied claims the Chinese party had betrayed the Barisan Nasional (BN) ideals with its criticisms. MCA president Wee Ka Siong, in a special interview recently, said the party’s actions were […]

MCA will provide checks and balances for unity govt, says Ka Siong

WITH no representation in the Anwar Ibrahim cabinet, MCA — a component member of Barisan Nasional (BN) — has resorted to playing a monitoring role in the unity government.  Party president Wee Ka Siong said MCA would make sure checks and balances were in place, from top to bottom.  

Restaurant owners tells Rafizi cost of raw ingredient still high

RESTAURANT and stall owners have denied Economic Affairs Minister Rafizi Ramli’s accusation that  they are refusing to lower their prices even though cost of raw ingredients have dropped They said the cost of raw ingredients has remain largely unchanged and has even risen in some cases. 

Microsoft quarterly results saved by cloud computing

MICROSOFT yesterday said sales slowed and profits slumped in the last quarter of 2022 as a darkening economic outlook pushed it to lay off 10,000 workers. The Washington state-based tech giant – owner of LinkedIn, Xbox and Windows – said overall sales rose just 2% in the October-to-December period, to US$52.7 (RM225.8) billion, the slowest […]

Anwar’s Brunei visit set to boost our economy

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s visit to Brunei will see, among others, a memorandum of understanding to be signed invol­ving several major economic areas. Read full story

No rush to hire foreign labour

GEORGE TOWN: The semiconductor industry has gone past the stage of hiring large numbers of workers and will hire only on a needs basis due to concerns about high inflation. Read full story

Hitches still remain in getting maids

PETALING JAYA: The move to allow for the legalisation of illegal foreign workers in Malaysia and easing the rules of hiring will help ease the labour shortage but hitches remain in getting maids, say stakeholders. Read full story

No one should be excluded

JOHOR BARU: No one should be left out of any public programme because of their race or religion, says the Sultan of Johor. Read full story