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August 18, 2018 10:28 AM Incomplete infrastructure not reason for high fish prices: LKIM

LUMUT: The incomplete infrastructural facilities at fish landing sites is not the main cause of the exorbitant prices of fish in Terengganu. Fisheries Development Authority Malaysia (LKIM) deputy director-general (Management) Raja Kahalid Raja Ariffin said the rise in fish prices was due to the weather and unpredictable seasons. "In fact, this infrastructure 4

August 18, 2018 9:47 AM Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80 (Updated)

GENEVA: Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed 4

August 18, 2018 7:18 AM Police to record Lim Guan Eng's statement over missing GST refunds

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's statement over the missing RM19.25 billion in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Refunds Trust Account will be recorded by the police next week. Lim, who is also DAP Secretary-General, said his full cooperation with the police proves that the new government wants the truth to prevail. He said former Prime Minister 4

August 18, 2018 6:06 AM PAS candidate: Selangor needs strong opposition

PETALING JAYA: The Selangor government needs a strong opposition to prevent it from being complacent in carrying out its duties, said PAS candidate for the Seri Setia State Assembly by-election Dr Halimah Ali. She said that based on her experience as a Selangor Executive Councillor, it was difficult for government representatives to issue statements 4

August 18, 2018 2:25 AM Pakatan supporters in high spirits on nomination day

HULU LANGAT: Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters were in high spirits as DAP secretary-general and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng joined the parade to endorse the party's candidate for the Balakong by-election. DAP had announced its Serdang Wanita deputy chief and MPSJ Councillor Wong Siew Ki as the candidate after receiving the consent of PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir 4

August 17, 2018 11:12 AM The truth about 1MDB must be told: KJ

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today said that the truth about 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal must be told to the people and that he fully agreed that the case is reopened for investigation by the Auditor-General and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). He said not only the people wanted to know the true story 4

August 17, 2018 9:37 AM New rabies case detected in S'wak

KUCHING: One new case of rabies infection on human has been detected in Sarawak, bringing the total number of cases reported in the state since June 30 last year to 12. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a statement today, said the latest case involved a 49-year-old man from Sri Aman, who was currently in critical condition and being 3

August 17, 2018 8:50 AM Three MoUs on palm oil and rubber to be signed in China

PETALING JAYA: Three agreements on palm oil and rubber will be signed during a trade mission to promote Malaysia’s palm oil, rubber and timber in China, said the Primary Industries Ministry. The first memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University is on promotion of Malaysian biofuel in the republic while 3

August 17, 2018 1:03 AM Integrity misconduct among prisons department staff low: Prison DG

KAJANG: The Malaysian Prisons Department staff's involvement in integrity misconduct is lower than one per cent, said its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar (pix). He attributed this to the holistic and integrated internal department controls which had been initiated in addressing issues of integrity effectively. In revealing statistics on integrity 4

August 16, 2018 2:28 PM Dewan Rakyat adjourns after 20-day sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned today after sitting for 20 days from July 16. Before adjourning the meeting, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said it could be described as historical because the transition of power took place smoothly. "This proves the maturity of the members of Parliament in managing the diversity that exists 4