July 15, 2018 7:50 AM Not a Renong 2.0, please
PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commanded the support of the majority in forming a new Malaysia. A sizeable number in government-linked companies (GLCs) were and are still with the 93-year-old prime minister in his mission to reform the government and reduce excesses. But his plan to change the way some GLCs and their parent company work would 4
July 9, 2018 1:41 PM Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, are you inviting bloodshed?
Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, why are you so stupid? Do you know we created Bersih in 2007? Yes, we! At first Anwar Ibrahim did not care much about Bersih or was bothered to support it. Then, when he saw it was successful, he hijacked it and changed it to Bersih 2.0. And do you know why we used yellow T-shirts for our Bersih movement? It is because we wanted to demonstrate 10
June 9, 2018 2:24 PM Who will declare Malaysia as bankrupt?
Tun Mahathir said today that Malaysia could be declared as bankrupt as our national debt is at critical state. How true is this and who will declare us as bankrupt? 1. Our national debt remains at RM680 billion – not RM1 trillion. The RM1 trillion includes contingent liability of RM200b and another RM150b of committed lease payments – both of which is never 16
May 31, 2018 12:34 PM Jakim being reviewed, not abolished: PKR sec-gen
BUTTERWORTH: There seems to be some confusion following Putrajaya decision to review Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim), said PKR secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution. He said Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad announced was to review the institution, not abolish it. He said Jakim is important, and any review would include upgrading
May 22, 2018 5:15 AM MRCB shares up 3.44% on plan to resolve EDL issue by year-end
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd's (MRCB) share price rose as much as 3.44% in early trade to hit 75 sen, after it set a timeline to resolve the termination of the Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link's (EDL) concession by year-end. At 11.34 am the stock stood at its opening price of 73.5 sen with 21.46 million shares changing hands 11
May 18, 2018 9:08 AM Abolishing tolls will impact RM53b of toll-road bonds, sukuk: RAM
KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Ratings (RAM) expects bonds and sukuk issued by toll road concessionaires to be affected by the new administration's intention to abolish the imposition of highway tolls. The rating agency said while the government has indicated that it would uphold the terms of the concessions in implementing the proposal, the settlement terms in the event 12
May 14, 2018 11:47 AM Guan Eng laments fake news on GST abolition
GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister designate Lim Guan Eng has lamented the use of fake news to sabotage the efforts of the new Pakatan Harapan government to ensure a smooth transition towards the formation of an effective federal government. Responding to a viral news that the Goods and Services Tax would be abolished on June 1, Lim shook his head in disbelief 14
May 13, 2018 4:30 AM Guan Eng to comment on portfolio only after swearing-in
GEORGE TOWN: Newly appointed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng will not address any issue related to his portfolio until he is sworn in. Lim, who announced Chow Kon Yeow as his successor for the Chief Minister's position, said he would not make any comment right now in relation to the current financial situation. "This is an important portfolio so anything 8
May 11, 2018 1:03 AM 'Mahathir-Anwar combination seen as strong coalition'
KUALA LUMPUR: The cooperation between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is seen as an ideal alliance which will drive Malaysia to greater heights. This is one of the hopes harboured by Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters outside Istana Negara compound today to cheer for Dr Mahathir who was sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia 48
April 13, 2018 5:58 AM PH pledges to abolish toll charges for Penang bridge
GEORGE TOWN: Pakatan Harapan (PH) has pledged to abolish the first Penang Bridge toll charges if they succeed in capturing Putrajaya in the 14th general election. In a Facebook post, caretaker Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said PH will abolish all toll charges, not just for motorcyclists, as announced by Barisan Nasional (BN). "Vote for us (PH) and toll for the first 9