Malaysia must fight corruption scourge

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar THE latest turn of events involving Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin’s charges of abuse of power and money-laundering indicates the supposed resolve of the Anwar Ibrahim administration to wage a war against widespread corruption.

PAS leader calls for political funding law

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man wants the government to introduce the Political Funding Act as soon as possible as the way forward in dealing with issues involving funding for political parties.  He said there should be clear guidelines on the matter since every political party needs funds to manage their affairs.

Disgruntled Umno, DAP voters may turn to Perikatan, says PAS leader

PERIKATAN Nasional (PN) is the alternative for unhappy Umno and DAP supporters on the west coast in the state polls, PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said. He said some Umno and DAP voter do not like the idea of the two parties working together inthe unity government.

China to restart broad visa approvals halted over pandemic

CHINA will resume issuing a range of visas to foreigners beginning tomorrow, the country’s embassy in Washington said yesterday, lifting sweeping restrictions in force since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic. In addition to new travel documents being reviewed and approved, visas issued before March 28, 2020 that are still valid will once again allow […]

She’s proof that dreams really do come true

PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh will be bringing the coveted golden statuette home to Malaysia, she says after her momentous win at the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday night (Monday morning Malaysian time) for the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once. Read full story

‘No politics’ reminder by Selangor Ruler

SHAH ALAM: Mosques and surau must be free from political elements and politicians should not misuse these places of worship to spread their propaganda, says the Selangor Ruler. Read full story

Yeoh, an inspiration to us all, says King

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian artistes and royalty celebrated Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh’s win at the Oscars as a milestone for diversity and inclusion in the global film industry, and for shining a spotlight on the country. Read full story

Muhyiddin claims trial again

SHAH ALAM: After being levelled with multiple charges of graft and money laundering last week, former prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin faced one more charge yesterday. Read full story

Floods dampen kuih maker’s sales

MUAR: The month of Ramadan has always been a busy time for Aini Ayub – who runs a kuih batang buruk factory – with orders rising about 60 times more than the usual volume. Read full story