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June 23, 2018 4:09 AM Temporary work visit passes revoked from 11th year

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has denied a newspaper report that the Home Ministry (KDN) was withdrawing the approval of extending the Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) or PLKS for the second and subsequent years approved by the previous government. Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the public, especially employers, should 5

June 22, 2018 8:37 AM Nor Shamsiah appointed as Bank Negara governor for 5 years effective July 1

PUTRAJAYA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has granted his royal consent for the appointment of Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus as the new central bank governor. Nor Shamsiah will be appointed as the Bank Negara Malaysia governor for a term of five years from July 1, 2018 till June 30, 2023. She was formerly the deputy governor from 2010 until 2016 and recently 6

June 22, 2018 6:52 AM MACC denies issuing statement over corruption within Kelantan PAS

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has denied that the commission had issued a statement relating to the misappropriation and corruption involving Kelantan PAS. Its deputy chief commissioner (Operations), Datuk Seri Azam Baki said the MACC had found that there were irresponsible quarters who had been using its name and that of chief 4

June 21, 2018 7:53 AM Children's Wellbeing Roadmap to be released in a month: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA: An integrated and comprehensive Children's Wellbeing Roadmap will be drawn out in a month to address various problems plaguing children, including refugees and the marginalised. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail stressed that the country had failed to ensure the wellbeing of children, despite the millions spent for almost 3

June 21, 2018 7:20 AM Finance Ministry to pump additional RM2.8b into TRX project

PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry will inject an additional RM2.8 billion to fund the completion of Tun Razak Exchange (TRX). Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the funds will be used to complete all the necessary infrastructure works in TRX as TRX City Sdn Bhd (TRXC) does not have the funds to complete the project. TRXC, formerly known as 1MDB Real Estate 3

June 20, 2018 3:54 PM Communications and Multimedia Ministry to audit two MCMC funds

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia will conduct an audit on two Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) fund groups following enquiries regarding their management. Its minister Gobind Singh Deo (pix) revealed the two funds as MCMC Fund, established under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, and the Universal 5

June 20, 2018 1:41 PM Malaysia's inflation rate in May rises at fastest pace in four months

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) increased 1.8% in May 2018 – the fastest pace in four months – to 121.1 compared with 119.0 in the corresponding month of the preceding year due to a strong recovery in transport prices. According to the Department of Statistics, among the major groups which recorded increases were transport (+3.8%); food & non-alcoholic 6

June 20, 2018 6:39 AM Tony Pua gets to appeal against injunction on 1MDB video

PUTRAJAYA: The Apex Court has granted leave to Tony Pua (pix) to appeal against an interim injunction won by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak on a video uploaded on the Damansara MP's Facebook page on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal. The three-man bench led by Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop agreed that there 4

June 20, 2018 6:18 AM Mohd Ghazali Abas is Education Ministry's new sec-gen

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dr Mohd Ghazali Abas (pix) has been appointed the new secretary-general of the Education Ministry effective today. He takes over from Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad who went on mandatory retirement on May 22. Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa, in a statement today, said Mohd Ghazali was previously the secretary-general of the Human 3

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 5