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January 21, 2018 3:44 PM Salleh: Malaysia is doing better than many other countries

Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Salleh Said Keruak said the world is in crisis and Malaysia is a member of a global community where changing the government is not a simple solution to the crisis. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 — Malaysia is riding out the crisis and is doing better than many other countries, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh 3

January 21, 2018 3:23 PM France urges end to Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish militia

PARIS: French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Sunday pressed Turkey to stop its offensive against Kurdish militia fighting in Syria, saying the fighters were a key ally against terrorism in the war-torn country. "This fighting ... must stop," Parly told France 3 television, adding that the Turkish offensive could "deter Kurdish forces who are at the side" 6

January 21, 2018 2:53 PM Graduates who sell nasi lemak, become Uber drivers should be praised

KUBANG PASU: University graduates who sell nasi lemak and become Uber drivers should be praised as they are independent and not ashamed of such work despite their high academic qualifications. Kubang Pasu Member of Parliament, Datuk Seri Mohd Johari Baharum said nobody should look down upon them but should instead show them support for not banking on office 4

January 21, 2018 12:49 PM 36,000 eligible for SSPN1M incentive within two weeks

KUALA LUMPUR: The 1Malaysia National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN1M) received encouraging response with 36,000 accounts eligible for the free matching grant incentive of RM500 opened within two weeks since last Jan 8. National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) chief executive Wan Ahmad Wan Yusoff said the corporation was targeting 50,000 contributors 6

January 21, 2018 11:42 AM KTMB: Construction of Gemas-JB Sentral ETS twin tracks begins this month

FIle picture of a KTMB train leaving at the Tanjong Pagar railway station in Singapore for Malaysia. KTMB said construction of a dual track for Gemas-JB Sentral will begin this month. — AFP picALOR GAJAH, Jan 21 — Construction of the dual track for the Gemas-JB Sentral, Johor Baru Electric Train Service (ETS) begins this month, said Keretapi Tanah Melayu 4

January 21, 2018 11:41 AM DBKL to provide 39,000 flags in conjunction with FT Day

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be providing 39,000 flags of the Federal Territories (FT) in various sizes in conjunction with the FT Day celebration on Feb 1. Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan said the flags would be flown at all major recreational parks in the federal capital, sports complexes and DBKL-owned 3

January 21, 2018 11:00 AM DAP, PKR no chance against BN Sabah, said Parti Warisan Sabah Chief

Parti Warisan Sabah’s Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal (right) said DAP and PKR cannot take on the BN government in Sabah in the upcoming general elections. — Picture by Julia ChanPETALING JAYA, January 21 — Parti Warisan Sabah President Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said DAP and PKR cannot take on the Barisan Nasional (BN) government in Sabah in the upcoming general 4

January 21, 2018 9:10 AM Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson discuss north Syria situation

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed tackling the Syrian crisis with Lavrov over the phone yesterday. — Reuters picMOSCOW, Jan 21 — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring stability to the country’s north, the Russian foreign 4

January 21, 2018 7:29 AM Learn from us in fighting BN, PAS tells opposition

SHAH ALAM: Opposition parties need to learn from PAS in fighting Barisan Nasional (BN) in the 14th General Election (GE14), PAS vice-president Idris Ahmad said today. He added that there was an individual who had tried to teach PAS how to fight the ruling coalition in the upcoming elections. He stressed that PAS was a seasoned party and had faced BN in every 2

January 21, 2018 6:45 AM Don’t blame media for highlighting undersea tunnel project, Penang govt told

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Umno Permatang Pauh division chief Datuk Mohd Zaidi Mohd Said today said the Penang state government should not blame the media over the extensive coverage surrounding the proposed RM6.3 billion cross-channel undersea tunnel project. Mohd Zaidi said the media only reported what has been said by the state government excos including Chief 6