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.
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 […]
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.
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.
PETALING JAYA: Amendments to the Wildlife Conservation Act have now come into force, allowing for stiffer penalties of up to a RM1mil fine and 15 years in jail for anyone caught smuggling protected wildlife. Read full story
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
GEORGE TOWN: What do coconuts and mandarin oranges have in common? Read full story
BATU CAVES: Seven roads around the Batu Caves Temple will be closed beginning today ahead of the Thaipusam celebration on Sunday. Read full story
TANJUNG PIAI: Thaipusam will kick off a list of attractions that will draw more visitors, especially foreign tourists, to Johor this month. Read full story
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