Residents call for alternative to PJD Link

PETALING Jaya residents are calling for more openness and willingness to discuss a comprehensive public transport system instead of the proposed Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link (PJD Link) highway. They said there need to be more engagements with community leaders, concerned stakeholders and commercial building owners regarding ways to ease traffic congestion in affected areas.

Amanah’s wavering stand unpardonable

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar CERTAIN unity government leaders appear to have spent the recent Hari Raya holidays trying to convince ordinary Malaysians they have the stamina for friendly fire.

Indira Gandhi’s search for daughter enters 14th year

ANOTHER birthday has passed for M. Indira Gandhi’s missing daughter Prasana Diksa. Prasana turned 15 on April 8. She was snatched from her mother when she was just 11 months old by her father K. Padmanathan, who had converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Riduan Abdullah. He had also converted all his three children […]

IBM eyes hiring pause because AI does the job

THE CEO of IBM said he was eyeing to downsize the tech giant’s back office workforce by nearly a third because those jobs are being made redundant by advances in artificial intelligence. In an interview with Bloomberg on Monday, Arvind Krishna said that his company would enact a pause in hiring in those roles, and […]

Malaysia still attractive to tourists despite hot spell

JOHOR BARU: Malaysia is still attractive to foreign tourists, especially those from Asean countries, despite the current hot spell as there are cooler places to go to in Malaysia for them to visit, says a tour guide association leader. Read full story

Sugar supply in East Coast restored

SEPANG: The shortage in sugar supply in the East Coast, which was caused by the temporary closure of the MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd sugar mills in Johor and Perai, Penang, has been restored, says Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub. Read full story

Vax mandate eased to enter US

PETALING JAYA: Good news for Malaysian students and travellers to the United States as they no longer need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 from May 11. Read full story