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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 4

June 24, 2018 12:56 AM 10 Negri Sembilan branch leaders, NGOs quit Umno

SEREMBAN: Ten Rembau and Rasah Umno branch leaders and former branch leaders quit the party today and pledged support for the government under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) leadership. They were joined by 10 leaders from non-governmental organisations (NGO) which included Gerakan Memartabatkan Pejuang Negara (GMPN), Pertubuhan Perjuangan Rakyat Malaysia (PPRM) 5

June 24, 2018 12:52 AM Penang proposes giving Cost of Living Allowance in the form of food subsidy

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government has proposed that the Cost of Living Allowance (Cola) for fishermen currently given as cash handouts, be replaced with a food subsidy card. Health, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry and Penang Rural Development Committee chairman Afif Bahardin said the card would ensure that fishermen and their families received 17

June 20, 2018 9:57 AM PAS calls on Umno members to join party

KOTA BARU: PAS is calling on UMNO members to join the party in its struggle to uphold Islam. Party vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said PAS' door was always open to anyone who could accept the party's policies. "We do not have any plan to draw UMNO members to PAS but our doors are always open. We welcome anyone who can accept our struggle 4

June 18, 2018 7:56 AM Full cabinet line-up end of this week?

PUTRAJAYA: The full cabinet list will likely be announced by end of this week, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Wan Azizah told reporters she posed the question of when the full cabinet line-up will be announced to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today. "PM told me that the list will probably take some time but my best guess 6

June 11, 2018 12:25 PM Foreign selling on Bursa below RM1b last week

PETALING JAYA: The net amount offloaded by foreign investors last week went below the RM1 billion level to RM903.1 million net against RM1.27 billion in the prior week. “International investors continued to reduce their exposure in stocks listed on Bursa for the sixth consecutive week but at a tapered pace,” MIDF Research said in its weekly fund flow report 8

June 3, 2018 3:02 AM DAP praises Rafidah’s ‘ketuanan Malaysia’ call

PETALING JAYA: The DAP has applauded Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz's (pix) call for "ketuanan Malaysia" as a more inclusive concept for all Malaysians. It said Malaysians dare again to dream big, and the Malaysian Dream, which many have given up, is back on the national agenda. The former minister's call reflects the founding ideals when the nation achieved Merdeka 12

May 30, 2018 1:48 PM OECD seeks to calm fears over Italy turmoil

PARIS: The OECD on Wednesday sought to calm concerns over political chaos in Italy that has sent global markets into a tailspin and raised the spectre of a fresh eurozone crisis. "Italy is part of Europe and part of the euro, and it will remain so," Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's chief Angel Gurria told reporters at the body's 7

May 24, 2018 9:05 AM Review on pacts and policies on foreign workers

KUALA LUMPUR: All agreements and policies on foreign workers will be reviewed, including wages to encourage local workers, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said today. Although Malaysian workers must be given priority, he said the ministry will not get rid of foreign workers, who are already employed here. Kulasegaran, who has strongly criticised 7

May 21, 2018 11:51 PM After school shooting, Texas governor calls off gun raffle

SANTA FE: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called off his re-election campaign's plans to raffle off a shotgun, in the aftermath of the school shooting that killed 10 people last week. The decision was made over the weekend and confirmed Monday by the Republican's office. The raffle prize was changed to a US$250 (RM 992.62) gift certificate. The move came after 9