Activists want RCI into graft in migrant workers system

A ROYAL commission of inquiry (RCI) into the migrant worker recruitment system is very much needed as there have been countless abuse and corruption cases over the years, activists said. They told The Malaysian Insight that it is high time the government set up the commission to probe into the corrupt practices and abuses that […]

Expert suggests Borneo aviation commission to oversee regional industry

IT is not a straightforward process to establish a Borneo civil aviation authority (BCAA) to regulate the industry in Sabah and Sarawak, aviation expert Assoc Prof Mohd Harridon Mohamed Suffian said. Citing the Federal Constitution, he said aviation-related matters are under the federal government, not the states.

Biden, Marcos discuss securing tense South China Sea

RESPONDING to Beijing’s aggressive expansion into the trade routes and strategic islands of the South China Sea headlined talks yesterday between President Joe Biden and his Philippines counterpart Ferdinand Marcos at the White House. Marcos is on a four-day trip that follows last week’s state visit to Washington by South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and […]

Conservation groups sue US regulator over SpaceX launches

US conservation groups yesterday announced they are suing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for not doing enough to protect the environment from SpaceX’s Starship programme. The move came after the world’s most powerful rocket exploded on its first integrated test flight, just four minutes after launching from Boca Chica, Texas on April 20.

K’tan residents claim sugar shortage

KOTA BARU: In view of the festive seasons, demand for necessary products such as sugar has been high, particularly among local consumers. Read full story

Many turn to using dubious titles

PETALING JAYA: Eight indivi­duals, including personalities from the corporate and entertainment industries, had police reports lodged against them for allegedly using unrecognised and dubious titles.The Council of Dato and Datuk Malaysia (MDDM) secretary-­general Datuk Samson Maman said nine reports were lodged, eight against the individuals for misusing Datuk, Datuk Seri and Tan Sri titles, and […]

Anwar: Unity govt is strong enough

PUTRAJAYA: Parties in the unity government have remained steadfast, so they are strong enough to fend off any plot to topple the administration, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Read full story