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August 18, 2018 10:28 AM Incomplete infrastructure not reason for high fish prices: LKIM

LUMUT: The incomplete infrastructural facilities at fish landing sites is not the main cause of the exorbitant prices of fish in Terengganu. Fisheries Development Authority Malaysia (LKIM) deputy director-general (Management) Raja Kahalid Raja Ariffin said the rise in fish prices was due to the weather and unpredictable seasons. "In fact, this infrastructure 4

August 14, 2018 7:56 AM Mahathir’s water-war with Singapore

More than 30 years ago, back in the mid-1980s, a Malaysian friend who lives in Singapore told me that if Malaysia ever cuts off the water supply to Singapore, Singaporeans will not go thirsty (like in 1941 when the Japanese did that). Singapore has enough water although they may have to ban garden hoses and the washing of cars. The reason this Malaysian-Singaporean 5

August 12, 2018 1:09 PM France to set penalities on non-recycled plastic next year

PARIS: France plans to introduce a penalty system that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide by 2025, an environment ministry official said Sunday. Brune Poirson, secretary of state for ecological transition, said the move was one of several to be implemented 9

August 11, 2018 9:37 AM So, Rafizi lied about the RM24 million diamond ring after all

Rafizi Ramli wants to be the next Deputy President of PKR. According to what Rafizi told his people, he has the support of Anwar Ibrahim and Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail who are very upset with Azmin Ali because of his alliance with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. However, a new revelation has just surfaced that proves Rafizi lied about the RM24 million diamond 13

August 9, 2018 8:00 AM Govt to table report on Felda financial woes

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will table a report on the financial problems that have afflicted the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) as well as the government's plans to recover the agency. According to Economic Affairs minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, the government wants to get to the crux of the agency's cash flow problem which he largely attributed 6

August 5, 2018 2:26 PM KPWKM, Mujahid work together to raise minimum age for marriage to 18

PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) is working together with the Religious Affairs Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, to raise the minimum legal age for marriage in all relevant laws to 18 years old. The ministry said this would involve the Islamic Family Law (Federal Territory) 5

August 4, 2018 9:20 AM 'Real problem' of anti-Semitism in UK Labour party: Corbyn

LONDON: Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn conceded in a newspaper article Saturday that his party had a "real problem" with anti-Semitism as the issue continues to dog the veteran leftist. "I do acknowledge there is a real problem that Labour is working to overcome," he wrote in a guest column in the Guardian. "And I accept that if any part of our national 5

August 2, 2018 10:08 AM Minitry to ensure enough fish supply in monsoon season

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) will be monitoring to ensure sufficient fish supply in the country during the coming monsoon season. Its minister, Datuk Salahuddin Ayub (pix) said today the MOA together with the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) would ensure adequate food supply and that prices 4

August 1, 2018 10:31 AM Erdogan accuses US of 'evangelist, Zionist mentality' in pastor's case

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not give into threats from the US over the case of an American pastor being tried on terror charges, accusing Washington of showing an "evangelist, Zionist mentality". Andrew Brunson, who led a Protestant church in the Aegean city of Izmir, is at the centre of one of the most bitter 7

August 1, 2018 9:03 AM Perodua increase aftersales workforce

IN preparation for a record 2.14 million service intakes expected this year, Perodua aims to further improve its standards, skills and knowledge of its after-sales staff nationwide through its National Technical Skill Contest. First held in 1997, the Perodua National Technical Skill Contest puts service advisors, foremen, mechanics, and for the first 5