Stop microplastics pollution at source

EARTH Day today is themed “Invest In Our Planet”, so we would like to call your attention to the pressing matter of microplastic pollution.  Did you know that Malaysia is ranked third (after The Philippines and India) in the list of countries contributing most to marine plastic pollution?

Gerakan wants to contest 3 seats in Kedah

GERAKAN, reportedly only given one seat to contest in the upcoming Kedah state elections, is pushing for three in the ongoing seat negotiations within Perikatan Nasional (PN). Sources told The Malaysian Insight that state party leaders want to contest the Kota Darul Aman, Bakar Arang and Derga seats, and have informed their partners in the […]

Taman Rimba Kiara court decision epitomises Earth Day

MALAYSIANS can rejoice for Earth Day as the landmark decision by the Federal Court on the Taman Rimba Kiara issue epitomises the need to preserve and protect the natural environment. The theme for this year is “Invest In Our Planet” and we should be doing so instead of only investing in shareholder value without regard […]

Rivals to exploit Kedah MB weakness in state elections

THE leadership of Kedah Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor is an “issue” Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan are eager to exploit in the state elections. Grassroots leaders said the electorate has already begun to express their displeasure at Sanusi’s confrontational style of leadership, which often lands him at odds with the federal government.

US, European stocks finish higher after mixed data and earnings

EUROPEAN and US stocks edged higher yesterday following mixed data and corporate results, as markets await peak earnings season and central bank actions. Frankfurt and Paris stocks ended the day half percentage point higher after purchasing managers’ index (PMI) survey data showed eurozone business activity growth accelerated in April on the buoyant services sector – […]

Senior citizen duped in lottery scam

PONTIAN: A senior citizen who went to pay some bills at the post office here got duped out of her life savings of more than RM70,000 in a fake lottery scam. Read full story