A STRONG Malay party is vital for any ruling coalition to ensure political stability as the growing majority of the population in the country consists of Malays, political analysts said. They said any administration in Putrajaya will be unstable and open to uncertainties without a Malay party as the backbone of the ruling pact.
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PUTRAJAYA must offer long-term solutions to the problem of vegetable dumping by local growers, largely caused by oversupply because of imports from China and Thailand, farmers said. They said this was a recurring issue for them.
THE weekend school dormitory blaze that killed 19 minors in central Guyana was started by a disgruntled pupil angry at having her mobile phone confiscated, a government source told AFP yesterday. An official police report confirmed that “a female student is suspected of having set the devastating fire because her cellular phone was taken away.”
AMENDMENTS to the Insolvency Act 1967 will include two new categories for individuals to be discharged from bankruptcy, says Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said. Read full story
SEVERAL provisions of the law will be studied to prevent further instances of scalping, says the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry as well as the Communications and Digital Ministry. Read full story
KUALA LUMPUR: The Star’s senior editor Rozaid Abdul Rahman (pic) has been appointed as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s media and strategic communications director with immediate effect. Read full story
PUTRAJAYA: Pengkalan Kota, a state constituency in Penang, is the smallest constituency with the highest population density of 21,061 persons per sq km according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia’s (DOSM) Subnational State Legislative Assembly (SLA) 2023 report. Read full story
KUALA PERLIS: The Wang Kelian, Perlis – The Forgotten Valley (Wang Kelian, Perlis – Lembah Yang Kian Hilang) documentation project is seen as capable of contributing to the development and boosting of the ecotourism industry in the state, said the Regent of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail. Read full story
KLANG: While Perikatan Nasional’s Bersatu and PAS have concluded their seat negotiations in Selangor, Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional are still haggling. Read full story