Questions arise over Khairy’s fate in Umno

PUTRAJAYA: Former health minister Khairy Jamaluddin’s claims that “imported delegates” were “brought in” for the recent Umno general assembly is likely to be among the main topics discussed at the party’s supreme council meeting tomorrow. Read full story

Only if it’s a matter of life or death

PETALING JAYA: Retirement funds should be left untouched unless there is a pressing need, say financial planners as calls surface for another round of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals. Read full story

No evidence of racial discrimination in SPM workshop, says Johor exco

THE Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) preparatory workshop at SMK Infant Jesus Convent in Johor Baru did not discriminate against students on the basis of race or religion, Johor Education, Information and Communications Committee chairman Norlizah Noh said. She said her office had called several people, including the state education director, the school’s principal, a few […]

Russian lawmakers vote to conceal their income declarations

RUSSIA’S lower house of parliament today voted in favour on a bill that will lift the requirement for lawmakers to make their annual income and assets reports public, in a move that will significantly decrease transparency. According to a statement on the website of the State Duma, after March 1 publicly available information about Russian […]

7 roads rendered impassable as floods hit Sabah

SEVEN roads in three Sabah districts have been closed tonight to all types of vehicles due to flooding. The Sabah Public Works Department in a statement said the seven are Jalan Pinawantai, Jalan Kampung Pengaraban, and Jalan Indrasan in Kudat; Jalan Liu Malibang, Jalan Kabatasan, and Jalan Kanibongan in Pitas; and Jalan Teringai in Kota […]