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July 18, 2018 10:26 AM Consumers anxious over potential price changes due to SST

WITH sales and services tax (SST) slated for implementation on Sept 1 following the removal of the goods and services tax (GST), consumers can't wait to find out whether the prices of goods and services would go up or down next. Despite projected lower operating costs and improved cash flow with SST compared with GST, the reduction in cost would be too little 4

July 18, 2018 6:45 AM Penang can look to civil societies for check and balance, says Gerakan man

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will have to look to civil societies apart from the three backbenchers from Umno and PAS to play the role of the Opposition in the state, veteran Gerakan leader Wong Mun Hoe said today. There is not a strong Opposition at the state assembly as Pakatan Harapan (PH) won 37 of the 40 state seats, said Wong. However, DAP assemblymen should 4

July 17, 2018 3:32 PM Awer calls for audits of all power projects awarded from 2011 onwards

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer), which had consistently called on the Barisan Nasional government to abandon direct negotiations for power plant projects, has asked the Pakatan Harapan government to audit all approval processes and awards of power plant in KeTTHA, the Energy Commission and the Sustainable Energy 4

July 17, 2018 4:47 AM King praises new government for upholding transparency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, and praised the new government for upholding transparency. His Majesty made particular reference to the government's revealing of the actual financial position of the country, its review of expenditure and costs of projects 7

July 16, 2018 10:07 AM Najib says priority is to serve rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's priority in Parliament would be to serve the rakyat and be a constructive opposition to the current Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. Making his first appearance at the Dewan Rakyat as an opposition member of parliament, the former premier said he has accepted the fact that he was no longer in the government 4

July 16, 2018 7:56 AM Retired judge as Dewan Rakyat Speaker for parliamentary reform: PMO

KUALA LUMPUR: The election of retired Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof as the new Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat is one of the efforts to bring about parliamentary reform, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said today. It said in a statement that improvements to Parliament were a priority of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. There had been extensive 4

July 16, 2018 3:42 AM PTPN defers payment for those earning below RM4,000 monthly (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will allow borrowers earning less than RM4,000 a month to defer repaying their study loans. "In line with the 100-day pledge of the PH (Pakatan Harapan) manifesto, PTPTN will allow deferment of repayment for borrowers earning less than RM4,000 per month," PTPTN chairman Wan Saiful 5

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 6

July 15, 2018 7:22 AM PH's choice for Dewan Rakyat Speaker has vast experience in law

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, who is the Pakatan Harapan's choice for the ninth Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, is well versed in commercial law, banking, securities, arbitration, constitutional and administrative law. Mohamad Ariff, 69, from Sungai Petani, Kedah, graduated with a Bachelor of Law from University 5

July 15, 2018 6:35 AM PH lied about bringing down fuel prices, says Najib

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan lied to the people about bringing down fuel prices, embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib has said. In an interview with Sinar Harian, Najib said he is willing to take a bet with anyone that PH's purported election promise was nothing more than a fairy tale to win the hearts of the people. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir 3