MOE whistleblower plan gets mixed response

TEACHERS’ reactions are mixed over the Education Ministry’s (MOE) proposal to set up a whistleblower system to accept complaints from the public against schools and teachers. Teachers who agree with the system said it would help them make improvements, but said every report must be dealt with transparently. Those who are against the system meanwhile […]

To throw away food is to deny the hungry a meal, says charity

MALAYSIANS must refrain from wasting food because there are others who are in need of a proper meal, the Lost Food Project (LFP) said. The charity added that 4,000 tonnes of edible food is wasted every day in Malaysia. The statistics are worse during the Ramadan period, with a 30% bump in waste.

MACC overreach in Nazlan probe

PREVIOUSLY, Emir Research stated in the case of the SRC International trial that bias of a judge can only be proven if the circumstances can be connected to the present situation. The court rejected probability in favour of possibility to determine whether there was a risk of judicial bias because the former implies mathematical or statistical […]

Stock markets slip on auto woes, economy fears

GLOBAL equities mostly slid yesterday on auto sector woes and economic fears about the prospect of more interest rate hikes aimed at cooling high inflation. Share prices of carmakers were hit hard after Tesla posted tumbling first-quarter profits as steep price cuts ate into margins at Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company.

Foreigners get into the Raya spirit

PETALING JAYA: Visitors to Malaysia are looking forward to experiencing the joy and atmosphere of Hari Raya Aidilfitri here. Read full story

Thankful for more prep time

PETALING JAYA: Muslim families are better prepared for Hari Raya this year with the public holidays announced ahead of time.Zuraida Ismail said she was able to make preparations for Hari Raya this year without any anxiety. Read full story

‘Make sure your homes are safe from hazards’

PETALING JAYA: With the start of the balik kampung exodus, a crime watch body has urged people to secure their homes against possible break-ins and fire hazards, and to abide by traffic laws when on the road. Read full story

PM hopes for people to strengthen unity

KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim expresses hope that the people will strengthen unity for the sake of the country. Read full story

A wet Raya on the cards

PETALING JAYA: This year’s Hari Raya is likely to be a wet affair as rain is expected over the next three days. Read full story