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August 9, 2018 7:10 AM Tun M to hold town hall meeting with civil servants next week

PETALING JAYA: A town hall meeting involving about 3,000 civil servants with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be held next week in Putrajaya. The event organised by the National Institute of Public Administration (Intan) will allow the civil servants to get a better understanding of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. "Mahathir will also be presenting 8

August 6, 2018 1:33 PM Decision to build Phase 3 LPT will be announced in Budget 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision on whether or not to continue the construction of the Phase Three East Coast Highway (LPT) connecting Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu to Pengkalan Kubur, Kelantan will be announced in the Budget 2019 this November. Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir said the government basically was considering the construction of the 147-km expressway 22

August 6, 2018 10:41 AM Federal govt records RM220.40b revenue in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal government recorded a revenue of RM220.40 billion in 2017, a 3.8% (RM7.985 billion) increase compared with 2016. Meanwhile, operating and development expenditure totalled RM262.58 billion, an increase of RM10.41 billion from 2016. "The Federal government had a RM40.32 billion deficit, with a deficit-GDP ratio of 3%" said the Auditor-General's 21

August 6, 2018 5:33 AM Audit report: Seven ministries achieve excellent results

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven of the 25 ministries achieved excellent results in financial management (Index Accountability) last year, said Auditor-General Tan Sri Dr Madinah Mohamad. Based on the 2017 Auditor-General's Report (LKAN) Series 1, she said 16 ministries had achieved good levels, while another two achieved satisfactory levels. "In addition, 13 Departments 13

July 22, 2018 7:36 AM Economic Affairs Ministry to provide check and balance for Finance Ministry: Analyst

PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Public Leadership today said portfolio rationalisation between the Economic Affairs and Finance Ministries is to provide a check and balance and avoid cases of financial mismanagement as in the past. Its president, Datuk Mohd Radzi Abd Latif said being an accountant, Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng understood the fundamental 10

July 4, 2018 12:25 PM Some non-Malays regard Bahasa as an inferior language

Lim Guan Eng’s insistence that all government agencies, departments and ministries use Mandarin as its official language (because many Chinese do not speak Bahasa Malaysia) and the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s refusal to learn or speak Bahasa Malaysia or the national language is because they regard the Malay language as an inferior language. It is not that Bahasa 14

June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Special body for overall TVET implementation: NUTP president

KUALA LUMPUR: A special body needs to be established to monitor the overall implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) policy, said National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) president Kamarozaman Abd. Razak. He said although a TVET Committee would be formed to upgrade the status of its education, a special body was also needed 9

June 21, 2018 9:00 AM Ambrin to audit all federal ministries: Salahuddin

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no escape for errant civil servants as the special investigation committee headed by former Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang will be looking into a full audit of all ministries, according to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub. He said the decision to audit all federal ministries was made during 14

June 19, 2018 1:11 PM Guan Eng defends decision to publicise financial scandals

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng defended himself against criticism from PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today by saying that his publicising of all the previous administration's financial scandals was carried out on the instruction of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and were not borne out of his own action. Lim was responding 9

June 16, 2018 9:06 AM Probe into alleged malpractices in defence ministry after Aidilfitri: Mat Sabu

TASEK GELUGOR: Investigations into alleged misconduct and malpractices in the Defence Ministry will commence after Aidilfitri, says Mohamad Sabu. The Defence Minister said a Special Investigation Committee headed by former auditor-general Tan Sri Ambrin Buang would be set up for this purpose. This committee would also probe irregularities and misappropriation 13