Major coalition keen to work with Pejuang, says info chief

A MAJOR political coalition has shown interest in working with Malay party Pejuang, the party’s information chief Muhammad Rafique Rashid Ali said. He told The Malaysian Insight the interest was because Pejuang has “added value that could help the coalition”.

Unsatisfactory budget may hurt unity govt, experts say

TRUST in the unity government could drop if the retabled Budget 2023 fails to live up to public expectations, analysts say.  Both an economist and a political observer share the view that the government will face many challenges in catering for everyone, given the current financial and economic situation. 

US shoots down 4th object, this time over Lake Huron

US warplanes shot down another flying object yesterday, this time over Lake Huron on the US-Canadian border, the fourth in a dramatic series that began with the downing of a suspected Chinese spy balloon a week ago. Jittery Americans have been watching the skies as the mysterious incursions unfolded against a backdrop of acute tensions […]

Body of new-born baby found on grounds of Kuala Pilah mosque

THE body of a new-born baby girl was discovered abandoned on the grounds of Kampung Sri Jemapoh Congregational Mosque, Juasseh, Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan, last night. Kuala Pilah police chief Amran Mohd Gani said they received information from a man about the discovery of the body, which was wrapped in cloth and placed in a […]

2/3 majority in 15 years

PETALING JAYA: After 15 years, a ruling coalition has returned with two-thirds’ majority to Dewan Rakyat, which begins its meeting today with special focus on the re-tabling of Budget 2023 as well as a White Paper and several Bills. Read full story

Opposition plays PAC card close to its chest

PETALING JAYA: The Opposition will only reveal the name of the candidate it has identified as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman when the time comes, says Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin. Read full story

Hamzah: We will keep govt in check and also work together

KUALA LUMPUR: While the Opposition has vowed to scrutinise the government’s every policy and decision when Parliament convenes today, it says it will not turn the institution into a “zoo” and will even be willing to work together on certain issues. Read full story


PLACED among the top 1% of the most influential universities globally based on the QS World University Rankings 2023, Taylor’s University remains the No.1 private university in South-East Asia for three consecutive years. Read full story

Still smoking despite ban

GEORGE TOWN: Despite the ­smoking ban in many places since 2015, some smokers here continue to light up. Read full story