High vegetable prices due to bad weather, say vendors

BAD weather is driving price hikes for several types of vegetables sold in Malaysia, farmers and wholesalers said. They said the prices of tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, eggplants and long beans have gone up due to the rainy weather and floods, but suspect they will get cheaper as the weather improves.

Racism would thrive under a Perikatan govt, says Adam Adli

MALAYSIA would be a hotbed of racism if Perikatan Nasional (PN) had formed the government after the recent general election (GE15), said Adam Adli Abd Halim.  In defending Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) cooperation with long-time nemesis Barisan Nasional (BN) to form the unity government, the PKR Youth chief said that PN would have continued to spout racial rhetoric […]

Last-minute postings place undue stress on our doctors

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar IT is not difficult to understand why the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) and former deputy health minister Dr Lee Boon Chye were troubled by the last-minute postings of doctors recently.

Anwar says GLICs, GLCs have specific role in Madani concept

GOVERNMENT-LINKED investment companies (GLICs) and government-linked companies (GLCs) play a role in contributing to the realisation of the Madani concept, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said last night. In a post on Facebook, he said he emphasised this in his meeting with GLICs on Budget 2023 at the Finance Ministry earlier in the evening.

1.6 million people expected at Batu Caves

KUALA LUMPUR: The Thaipusam celebration at the Batu Caves Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple will be back in full swing, with 1.6 million people expected to throng its grounds. Read full story

New way to ease Causeway traffic

JOHOR BARU: Malaysia has proposed a “single clearance system” to ease acute traffic snarls along the Johor Causeway linking Singapore and the country. Read full story