Don’t close roads to vegetable trucks, Camerons farmers say

VEGETABLE farmers are seeing red over a proposal by the Pahang Public Works Department (PWD) to ban heavy vehicles transporting the produce on narrow and congested Cameron Highlands roads on weekends. Fearing the proposal would be pushed through soon, farmers have stepped up their opposition by seeking help from Tanah Rata assemblyman Ho Chi Yang […]

Flexible learning the way forward, academics say

FLEXIBLE learning and a shortening of the study period for certain programmes would benefit both students and higher education institutions in the country, academics said.  They said the country’s embrace of online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic should be continued with several improvements made.

Messi beats Mbappe to FIFA Best prize

LIONEL Messi won The Best FIFA men’s player prize for 2022 yesterday on the back of his World Cup triumph with Argentina and Spain’s Alexia Putellas retained the women’s award at a ceremony in Paris. Messi beat his Paris Saint-Germain teammate, and World Cup final rival, Kylian Mbappe to the men’s gong with Ballon d’Or […]

Groups say food sovereignty should include all crops

PUTRAJAYA’S guarantee of food sovereignty should involve various types of agricultural produce and not just one type of crop, agricultural groups said. They believe although there is a need to boost the self-sufficiency level (SSL) of rice production to guarantee food sovereignty, it needs to be extended to other types of food such as livestock […]

French prosecutors begin rape probe into PSG’s Achraf Hakimi

FRENCH prosecutors yesterday opened an investigation into alleged rape by Paris Saint-Germain full-back Achraf Hakimi, a source close to the case said. A 24-year-old woman has accused the Moroccan international of raping her at his home in a Paris suburb on February 25.

Lukanisman: No data leaks in MySejahtera app

THE personal details of three million MySejahtera users which were downloaded using a “super admin” account was part of a security measure against attempts to hack into the app, says Deputy Health Minister Lukanisman Awang Sauni. Read full story

No plans to raise interest for loans, says Nga

THERE are no plans to increase the interest rate for community credit loan facilities or licensed moneylenders, which is among the lowest in the region, says the Local Government Development Ministry. Read full story

Halimah sorry over remarks

KAPAR MP Dr Halimah Ali has apologised for her remarks on Menu Rahmah which was claimed to be linked to cancer. Read full story