Consumers decry sugar price hike

THE appeal by sugar millers last month to raise the retail price of white sugar by a whooping RM1 has been met with disbelief by consumers, particularly those in the kopitiam business who are still grappling with the rising cost of living. Though the government has yet to make a decision on the request, the […]

Sungai Buloh residents reject service road expansion

RESIDENTS in Bukit Rahman Putra (BRP) are up in arms over a proposal to expand a service road, which will encroach into a community field. They are strongly opposing plans by a developer to widen a 6m road to 12m at Jalan BRP7/2, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, which runs adjacent to the field and whose widening […]

Covid vaccines do not cause major menstrual issues, study finds

GETTING vaccinated against Covid-19 does not make women more likely to seek medical attention for menstrual problems, the largest study conducted on the subject said today. Since Covid vaccination campaigns began nearly two and a half years ago, some women have reported changes in their menstrual cycle after getting the mRNA shots from Pfizer/BioNTech and […]

CelcomDigi units terminate share subscription deal with DNB

CELCOMDIGI Bhd subsidiaries, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and Celcom Mobile Sdn Bhd, have terminated their share subscription agreement (SSA) with Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB). In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, they said the deal was terminated because the deadline to fulfil the conditions precedent under the SSA, signed on October 7, 2022, had lapsed.

School uniforms now optional

PETALING JAYA: Students and teachers in all schools and institutions under the Education Ministry (MOE) can attend classes in appropriate casual wear and sports attire during the current hot weather. Read full story

Outdoor activities in schools discouraged

ALOR SETAR: Schools must stop all outdoor plans, such as co-curricular activities and sports events, for the time being in view of the current hot weather. Read full story