PJD Link needs Selangor nod despite developers raising RM922 million

THE Selangor government still has to approve the controversial Petaling Jaya Dispersal (PJD) Link despite its developers announcing they raised RM922 million, Bukit Gasing assemblyman Rajiv Rishyakaran told The Malaysian Insight. Rajiv said the developers did not say anything about the state’s approval.

What’s with Dr Mahathir’s Malay agenda campaign?

Commentary by K. Kabilan DR MAHATHIR Mohamad is on a campaign again to oust a sitting prime minister, this time by playing up race and religious sentiments to rouse the Malay community against Anwar Ibrahim.

Activists say re-gazetting of forest reserve mere ‘election candy’

A POLITICAL party championing environmental causes has labelled the Selangor government’s announcement on re-gazetting the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve (KLNFR) last week as “election candy”, ahead of the six state polls. Parti Hijau Malaysia founder Abdul Razak Ismail said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari was supposed to announce the re-gazetting last year when he announced […]

Lionel Messi announces Inter Miami move

LIONEL Messi will sign for Major League Soccer side Inter Miami, the player said yesterday in interviews with Spanish media, choosing the United States as his next destination over a Barcelona reunion or blockbuster deal to play in Saudi Arabia. The Argentine forward, 35, has spent the last two seasons at Paris Saint-Germain, playing his […]

Police quiz Kedah MB in Penang sovereignty row

BUKIT Aman confirmed Kedah Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor was questioned yesterday over his statement that Penang belonged to Kedah. Bukit Aman secretary Noorsiah Saaduddin said the Classified Crime Investigation Unit from the Bukit Aman Crime Investigation Department recorded Sanusi’s statement at the Kedah Menteri Besar’s office in Wisma Darul Aman, Alor Star, yesterday.

Woman loses RM132,860 in online used car scam

A WOMAN lost RM132,860 after she tried to purchase a non-existent used car through Facebook on June 1. Perak police chief Mohd Yusri Hassan Basri said the victim had seen an advertisement about the sale of a used car on Facebook and proceeded to contact the owner of the Facebook account.

Canada awaits wildfire help, with thousands set to flee

CANADA’S Quebec province, hit hard by unprecedented wildfires that have ravaged the country yesterday eagerly awaited the arrival of reinforcements from abroad to help beat back blazes that are overwhelming its firefighting capacity. After major flareups in the country’s west in May, firefighting efforts recently shifted to Nova Scotia on the Atlantic coast, before this […]

Trust in Umno under watch

KUALA LUMPUR: Describing Umno’s presence in the administration as a “political experiment”, its performance in the government will determine whether or not the party can be trusted in the future, says Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan. Read full story

Lead the way, Umno wings urged

Kuala Lumpur: Turning to its Wanita movement to lead the way in the party’s recovery efforts, Umno has warned its Youth and Puteri members against demanding for positions. Read full story

Hajiji: Paris decision proof that claim on Sabah has no merit

KOTA KINABALU: The claim on Sabah by the self-claimed Sulu sultanate heirs has been proven to be baseless with the decision of the Paris Court of Appeal to uphold Malaysia’s challenge on the group’s arbitration judgement, said Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor. Read full story