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June 21, 2018 11:26 AM Penang to pilot rent-to-own scheme in bid to increase home-ownership

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will be piloting a rent-to-own (RTO) scheme for those eligible to purchase low-cost (LC) and low-medium-cost (LMC) units to increase home-ownership in the state. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the initiative could also help to ease their financial burden as they would not have to service home loans. He said the scheme would also help address 4

June 21, 2018 5:19 AM Bukit Permai assemblyman proposes setting up of state Felda Affairs Development Committee

JOHOR BARU: Bukit Permai assemblyman Tosrin Jarvanthi has suggested the Johor government set up a Felda Affairs Development Committee to better serve the interests of the settlers community. He said the committee should be headed by someone with the status of a state executive council (exco) member. "If implemented, I think Johor will be the first state 4

June 21, 2018 4:19 AM Raja Muda Perlis calls Muslims to advance themselves in business sector

KANGAR: Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail urged Muslims to advance themselves in the business and economic sector as taught in Islam. He said this being that business was one of the 10 sources of livelihood for Muslims with promise of profit to those who worked hard . Tuanku Syed Faizuddin said this in his speech when handing 4

June 21, 2018 4:12 AM Federal Minister Zuraida calls on Sarawak CM

KUCHING: Federal Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pix) paid a courtesy call on Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today. The meeting took place at Abang Johari's office at the State Legislative Assembly building in Petra Jaya here at about 10am. Sarawak Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian and Federal 3

June 20, 2018 6:21 AM Malaysia to blame for losing Najib?

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is to blame for losing a liberal and inclusive leader in embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, an Umno Supreme Council contestant was reported as saying today. Datuk Lokman Noor Adam (pix) told a news portal today that Malaysians would regret rejecting Najib. Lokman, who is vying for an Umno Supreme Council 4

June 20, 2018 4:33 AM Penang CM wants good maintenance of markets, hawker centres

BALIK PULAU: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today instructed all local councils to maintain markets and hawker centres well to ensure they are "clean, green and safe" for the people. He also called on the traders and hawkers to demonstrate "a sense of ownership" in keeping the markets and hawker centres clean and safe, saying these places were their 5

June 19, 2018 2:12 PM Pentagon to set up ‘Space Force’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the creation of a sixth branch of the military to focus on space, a move critics said could harm the Air Force. "It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space," Trump said before a meeting of his National Space Council. "We are going 6

June 19, 2018 11:23 AM Malaysia's military involvement in Saudi-led war in Yemen must end, says lawyers for liberty

KUALA LUMPUR: Local human rights body, Lawyers for Liberty, says it is concerned with Malaysia's military involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition war against Yemen that started in 2015 and continues to this day. Referring to the recent assault by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the body has called on Defence Minister 4

June 18, 2018 11:34 AM Thailand will wait for Malaysia's decision on Southern Thailand peace talks

BANGKOK: Thailand will have to wait for a decision by the new Malaysian Government regarding the future of the southern Thailand peace process following the defeat of the Barisan Nasional government in last month's 14th General Election. "We have to wait for the confirmation whether the facilitator (of the peace talks) will be the same or if Malaysia 4

June 17, 2018 12:21 AM 3 Asean countries eye World Cup 2034

KUANTAN: Three Asean countries, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam may put in a bid to host World Cup 2034. FIFA Executive Committee member Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said, should any of the countries be successful, Malaysia might have the opportunity to co-host, if the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the government were agreeable 4