TEACHERS are in short supply in private kindergartens, which are finding it hard to get qualified candidates. And when they do find them, they are unable to pay them. Penang social development and non-Islamic religious affairs exco Chong Eng said many kindergartens in the state cannot afford to even offer teachers the minimum wage of […]
FORMER prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad remains influential and relevant as a defender of Malay rights, a group said. Secretariat Proklamasi Orang Melayu, which has made the two-time prime minister its adviser, said he was most qualified to advise on discussions about Malay community issues, including the economy and the cost of living.
Commentary by Mustafa K Anuar NONAGENARIAN Dr Mahathir Mohamad has accused Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s unity government of being a dictatorship after he and the organisers of the “Proklamasi Orang Melayu” were recently denied the opportunity to gather, following last-minute cancellations of venues they had booked.
HUMANITY’S “lifeblood” – water – is increasingly at risk around the world due to “vampiric overconsumption and overdevelopment,” the UN warned in a report, published hours ahead of a major summit on the issue was set to begin today. The world is “blindly travelling a dangerous path” as “unsustainable water use, pollution and unchecked global […]
KUALA LUMPUR: The sighting of the new moon for the commencement of the Ramadan fast for Muslims will take place today, the Office of the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal said. Read full story
PETALING JAYA: Children living in the People’s Housing Projects (PPR) need more support and opportunities as they could be exposed to conditions that make them vulnerable to mental health issues. Read full story
PETALING JAYA: Social intervention is needed to address mental health problems among youth, particularly those living in people’s housing projects (PPR), as a purely medical approach may not work, say health experts. Read full story
KUALA LUMPUR: Highway users will be able to use their credit cards and debit cards to pay tolls on five roads, says Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi. Read full story
PETALING JAYA: The government’s move to address the monopoly of Touch ‘n Go on tolled roads and in the public transportation system is a step in the right direction, says the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC). Read full story
PETALING JAYA: Consumer groups and the public have welcomed the move to allow other means of cashless payments, aside from Touch ‘n Go (TnG), to be used on highways and public transportation systems. Read full story