Blind group threatens to sue bank over denial of debit card 

A GROUP for the visually impaired has vowed to take to court the banks that deny the blind a debit card. Society for the Blind president Mohammad Nazari Othman said this in a meeting of Sarawak members in Miri last week, calling it clear discrimination.

100 days in office – Anwar’s hits and misses

A HUNDRED days into office, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is still finding ways to deliver his promises to the people, especially on cost-of-living and reform issues. As the head of a unity government that was cobbled together at the behest of the king, Anwar is unlikely to have a free hand in policy-making and could be prone to […]

Trees felled for public safety, says City Hall

TREE-FELLING activities are being carried out in certain neighbourhoods in Kuala Lumpur to ensure the safety of the public, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) said. The city council added that it was constantly carrying out tree maintenance work around the city to ensure public safety. 

Self-help author Marianne Williamson announces White House challenge to Biden

MARIANNE Williamson, a self-help author, activist and spiritual adviser, announced yesterday that she is a candidate for the US presidency in 2024, four years after an earlier run for the office drew little support. Now 70, the iconoclastic author has become the first Democrat to officially enter the 2024 race – even before President Joe […]

Keeping health services running amid flood chaos

SERDANG: Health authorities are monitoring possible cases of leptospirosis and dengue as well as other diseases after three Covid-19 cases were detected among flood evacuees in Johor. Read full story

Armed Forces arms itself for flood rescue ops

SEGAMAT: A RM10mil one-off allocation has been approved for the Armed Forces to purchase additional rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) and seven-tonne trucks to be used during flood rescue operations, says the Defence Minister. Read full story

Farmers lament loss of crops

SEGAMAT: Thousands of ringgit worth of vegetables are underwater, leaving villagers in Kampung Kuala Paya here shattered by the devastation of their crops from continuous heavy rain since Tuesday. Read full story

Playing a meaningful role

KUALA LUMPUR: While not involved in government policy-making, MCA can still play a meaningful role, says party president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. Read full story

Sultan Nazrin: Corruption is a cancer

KUALA KANGSAR: The younger generation are facing a dark future because of corruption, the Sultan of Perak has warned while reminding all leaders not to disappoint the people by repeating the mistakes of past leaders. Read full story