PKR lawmaker to raise PJD Link project in parliament

PETALING Jaya lawmaker Lee Chean Chung will be seeking answers from the Works Ministry on the status of the Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link (PJD Link) highway mega project. The MP said he would be raising questions on the highway – previously proposed to link Kinrara to Damansara – at next month’s Dewan Rakyat sitting.

People want economic revival, not local elections, says Nga

THERE are other matters Pakatan Harapan (PH) needs to prioritise instead of local government elections, Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming said. Speaking to a group of journalists in a special pre-Chinese New Year interview recently, he said economic revival measures top the list of issues the people want prioritised.

Days of golf during office hours over, Nga tells civil servants

SENIOR civil servants who work on the golf course during office hours have been told by Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming that their days of truancy are over. Nga said he had been informed that senior officers in the Barisan Nasional and Perikatan Nasional administrations were on the green when they should be in the office working.

Meta to allow Trump back on Facebook, Instagram

SOCIAL networking giant Meta announced Tuesday that it would soon reinstate former US president Donald Trump’s accounts on Facebook and Instagram with “new guardrails,” two years after he was banned over the 2021 assault on the Capitol. “We will be reinstating Mr Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks,” said a statement by Nick […]

Dirty, tiny dorms a no-no

KLANG: Hundreds of foreign workers have been found staying inside cramped and dirty dormitories here during a raid. Read full story

It’s wet, wet, wet in Johor

SEGAMAT: Pekan Air Panas is a quaint little town in Labis, famous for its Orang Asli settlements, mata kucing fruits and its water attractions – the hot springs and the Taka Melor waterfalls. Read full story

Water cut to carry out repairs in Seremban

SEREMBAN: Water supply to ­several areas in Seremban will be disrupted for 48 hours from 8am on Jan 31 to enable Syarikat Air Negri Sem­bilan (Sains) to carry out pipe replacement and maintenance works at its facilities.Sains corporate communications head Norzita Ismail said supply should resume at 8am on Feb 2. Read full story

Mea culpa, says motorbike-injured actress

ACTRESS Noorkhiriah, 45, who was injured while shooting the drama Bosskid, is not blaming the production crew and has instead admitted it was her fault for insisting on performing her own stunt, Berita Harian reported. Read full story