PAS to woo non-Muslims after impressive GE15 outing

PAS is targeting to woo non-Muslim voters across the country following its impressive showing at the 15th general election, Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said. Admitting the Islamist party is very much focused on policies for Muslims, the PAS deputy president said the party, however, has to spread its wings and approach non-Muslims to become a […]

Group calls for greater transparency over Malacca cruise terminal project

THE environmental impact assessment (EIA) report must be presented before the Malcca International Cruise Terminal (MICT) project is given the nod, a civil society group said. Save our Seashores Malacca (SOS Malacca) is calling for greater transparency in the project and clarity on the grouses it has raised on the Malacca Gateway project where the […]

Perikatan forced to slash campaign funding

PERIKATAN Nasional’s (PN) preparations to face the upcoming six state elections have been disrupted following a series of attacks on its lynchpin party Bersatu, notably the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) freezing party accounts, PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said. He added that PN has been forced to more than halve its budget for […]

Malaysia to improve ease of doing business to lure quality investments

MALAYSIA will prioritise improving the ease of doing business to lure quality investments, International Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz said yesterday. He added that the government will continue to streamline and monitor investment processes closely and in real time through a project management and delivery unit within the Ministry of International Trade […]

Harvey Weinstein will not face retrial on deadlocked rape charges

CONVICTED rapist Harvey Weinstein will not be retried for alleged attacks on two women, a judge in Los Angeles ruled yesterday, after a jury was unable to reach a verdict on the charges. The former movie mogul was convicted last year of raping a European actress in a Beverly Hills hotel a decade previously. He […]

Labour woes almost solved

KUALA LUMPUR: With the labour shortage in oil palm plantations almost completely resolved, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof hopes international organisations will assist in ensuring Malaysia is not listed as a high-risk country in the global palm oil industry. Read full story

The ‘Datuk Roy’ racket

PETALING JAYA: When news broke about an investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Com-mission (MACC), a family member of a top politician was worried that he might be included in the dragnet and was wondering what he could do about it. Read full story

Find real culprit behind LCS scandal, urges PM

GRAFT investigators must continue their probe into the controversial RM9bil Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) project to find the real culprit behind its delay, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Read full story

Stricter rules for foreign concerts

PUTRAJAYA: Male foreign artistes are not allowed to “cross dress” or dress up like women when performing in Malaysia, according to new government guidelines on concerts and live shows. Read full story