Menu Siswa Rahmah can help B40 tertiary students

BANGI: At just RM3.50, Menu Siswa Rahmah can provide affordable food for 320,000 B40 students in all 20 public universities (IPTA), and 12,000 students in 24 polytechnics and eight community colleges in the country. Read full story

DG: MMEA has over 700 vacancies

PUTRAJAYA: There are more than 700 vacancies in the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) to be filled to strengthen its services in safeguarding Malaysian waters, says outgoing director-general Datuk Mohd Zubil Mat Som. Read full story

Masidi: Be like ah long when going after overdue taxes

KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun has urged civil servants, especially those in the Sabah Finance Ministry, to “think like an ah long (loan sharks)” when going after taxes and revenue owed to the state. Read full story

Arrest warrant issued for T’ganu exco man

PETALING JAYA: A Terengganu exco member, who was issued with an arrest warrant for failing to appear at an election petition hearing, says his absence from the Election Court was due to his pre-scheduled events. Read full story

Zahid tells Umno, BN to go digital

UMNO and Barisan Nasional (BN) need to reassess how they approach voters and indeed how they align with the electorate in the face of elections across six states in the coming months, Umno president and BN chairman Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said. For example, Zahid said, in approaching voters, he thinks conventional methods such as face-to-face […]

State polls: Approach voters digitally, says Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The compatibility of the party machinery, seat distribution and methods of communication with voters are among the areas that Umno and Barisan Nasional need to examine with their political partners in the unity government to face the coming election in six states, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Read full story

Govt proposes air ambulance unit using Fire Dept helicopters

THE Ministry of Local Government Development plans to collaborate with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to form an air ambulance unit using Fire and Rescue Department helicopters. Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming said that if the initiative could be achieved by end of this year, it would save the government at least RM15 […]

Targeted subsidies policy due mid-2023, says Fuziah

DETAILS on the mechanism and policy for targeted subsidies are expected to be announced after the middle of this year with a workshop already in process, Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Fuziah Salleh said. “One of the things we are looking at is increasing the quota, how to ensure that people […]

Judge jails 2 British men for investment fraud

TWO British men were sentenced to six months in prison by the Sessions Court in Shah Alam today after pleading guilty to charges of running a fraudulent international online investment scheme. Judge Rozilah Salleh also fined Andrew Mark Peters, 55, RM180,000 in lieu of 22 months in prison, while Darren Anthony McNicholas, 51, was fined […]