Sarawak expects 4 million tourists by year end

SARAWAK Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Minister Abdul Karim Hamzah said visitor arrivals to the state could hit 4 million by year’s end, beating official projections by 33%. Karim, at the Bung Bratak Day in Bau on Monday, said if the sharp uptrend continues, the state government’s initial 3 million target could be reached […]

Analysts predict more seats for Umno in Selangor

UMNO could retain five seats in Selangor while winning a few more if allowed to compete in Malay-majority areas, political analysts said.  Universiti Teknologi Malaysia lecturer Mazlan Ali said the party should focus on Malay-majority areas while Pakatan Harapan (PH) could compete in other areas. 

King Charles III crowned in UK’s first coronation since 1953

CHARLES III was crowned monarch of the United Kingdom and 14 Commonwealth realms yesterday at Britain’s first coronation for 70 years, in a ceremony steeped in a millennium of ritual and spectacle. Charles, 74, became the oldest sovereign yet to be crowned at London’s Westminster Abbey, after a lifetime as heir to his late mother […]

‘Pay attention to stagnant wages’

PETALING JAYA: Wages in Malaysia have stagnated over the past decade due to a series of structural problems which include increased competition from globalisation, as well as the education system struggling to meet evolving demands, say economists. Read full story

Covid-19 measures to remain for now

SEGAMAT: For the time being, Malaysia will maintain it’s current measures against Covid-19 even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the pandemic is no longer a global public health emergency. Read full story

Ministry to set up big data system on vegetable supply

SHAH ALAM: The Agriculture and Food Security Ministry is working on setting up a big data system to obtain real-time information on vegetable supply in this country, says its minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu. Read full story