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March 21, 2018 4:00 AM February CPI up 1.4%, below market expectation

PUTRAJAYA: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 1.4% in February 2018 compared to the same month last year, according to the Statistics Department. Chief statistician Malaysia Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said among the main groups, the increases were food and non-alcoholic beverages index (+3.0%), furnishings, household equipment & routine household 3

March 20, 2018 10:07 AM Guan Eng promises Liew Chin Tong ministerial post if Opposition wins

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan deputy president Lim Guan Eng has promised DAP Johor chief Liew Chin Tong (pix) a ministerial position should he win in Ayer Hitam and the opposition secures a victory in the forthcoming elections. The Penang Chief Minister said the party would propose Liew's name to the coalition's top leadership in the event the latter 3

March 20, 2018 1:00 AM Gerakan finalising seat swap with MCA: Mah

PUTRAJAYA: Gerakan is finalising the negotiation to swap five parliamentary and state seats with component party MCA, ahead of the looming 14th General Election (GE14). Gerakan president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said the move was necessary to ensure that Barisan Nasional (BN) wins with a bigger majority. "If we feel that by swapping seats can help either 5

March 18, 2018 5:08 AM Guan Eng trying to shut me up, says Teng

GEORGE TOWN: The recent writ of summons issued by Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to Penang BN chairman Teng Chang Yeo is to silence him on the Penang undersea tunnel project, Teng said today. In a press conference held at state Gerakan headquarters today, the state Gerakan chairman had both his hands tied with cellophane tape, catching pressmen off guard 6

March 16, 2018 1:34 AM Blogger urges MCMC to investigate Guan Eng for publishing fake news

CYBERJAYA: Blogger Ragvinder Singh Jessy (pix) today lodged a report with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on the action taken by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to upload fake news on the social media. The owner of the blog alleged that the DAP secretary-general had intentionally shared fake news from the Penang 9

March 15, 2018 10:18 AM State govt contributes RM50k to Penang Assumption Church refurbishment efforts

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has contributed RM50,000 to the Assumption Church under the Places of Religious Worship other than Islam (RIBI) fund. State executive councillor for housing, town and country planning Jagdeep Singh Deo said there are 99 applications approved under the RIBI fund. Since 2008, the Penang state government has provided funds 9

March 15, 2018 10:01 AM Malindo Air launches Penang-Banda Aceh flight

Malindo Air launches its Penang-Banda Aceh direct flights with promotional fares. — Picture courtesy Facebook/Malindi AirKUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Malindo Air today launched its Penang-Banda Aceh direct flights, with a promotional all-in-fare starting from RM189 for one-way travel, inclusive of a 15-kilogramme (kg) baggage allowance. In a statement today 11

March 15, 2018 7:47 AM Penang ‘unhappy’ with undersea tunnel contractor’s explanation of bribery claims

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said CZC had written to explain allegations that it had paid RM22 million to two individuals to stop a corruption investigation into the infrastructure project. ― Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, March 15 — The Penang state government is seeking further clarification from Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC) 14

March 15, 2018 7:02 AM DPM: Combination of modern and community policing needed to check crime

BUTTERWORTH, March 15 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today it is necessary to combine aspects of modern policing and community policing to check crime and maintain public order. Ahmad Zahid, who is also the Home Minister, said the merging of these aspects was important to ensure a comprehensive technology-based service 7

March 15, 2018 3:35 AM Accident brings to traffic to crawl on Penang Bridge

GEORGE TOWN: Barely a week after two accidents on Penang Bridge involving a tip truck and a motorcycle with another heavy vehicle, a 23-year-old car driver is now in critical condition after his car collided with a motorcyclist causing the vehicle to hit the bridge barrier today. The driver was on his way from Prai to the island when the accident happened 8