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August 18, 2018 4:02 AM Miri ILP records very unhealthy API this morning

KUALA LUMPUR: Only one area at the Industrial Training Institute in Miri, Sarawak, recorded a very unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) reading of 203 as at 10am today. According to the Department of Environment website, other areas in the country recorded moderate API reading except Kangar, Perlis; Langkawi and Alor Star, Kedah; and Tawau, Sabah, which 3

August 16, 2018 2:48 AM Indonesian ban on poultry from Malaysia has no impact on exporters

PETALING JAYA: Indonesia's ban on the import of fresh poultry and unprocessed products from Malaysia shipped after Aug 9 will not have any impact on Malaysian exporters, as they have not been in the market for more than a year now. According to an industry player who declined to be named, a ban on Malaysian poultry has actually been in effect since the H5N1 avian 5

August 14, 2018 8:14 AM Minimum wage increases to be implemented gradually: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the RM1,500 minimum wage will be carried out gradually to allow a recovery in the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He added that if Malaysia starts spending money which it does not have, it would not be good for the country in the long run. "If we push for higher minimum wages, cost of production 3

August 13, 2018 2:46 PM Malaysia-China relations have hit rock bottom, and Mahathir knows it

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has issued a stern warning to China against further militarising the South China Sea (see news item below). Speaking to The Associated Press days ahead of his visit to Beijing, the Prime Minister announced that he would seek to cancel multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects that his predecessor, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, signed 7

August 13, 2018 10:41 AM Sabah State Assembly approves additional budget of over RM592.3 million for this year

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah State Legislative Assembly has approved an additional budget of RM592,310,727 for government administrative expenditures this year. The First Supplementary Supply Bill 2018 tabled by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, who is also State Finance Minister, was passed unanimously after its third reading at the State Assembly 7

August 13, 2018 10:06 AM Sabah govt to continue providing allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, schools

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today said that the state government will continue to provide annual allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, missionary schools and Chinese private schools in Sabah. Mohd Shafie, who is also Sabah Finance Minister, said the objective of such allocation was to ease the financial burden of the institutions 6

August 13, 2018 2:04 AM Curfew in ESSZone extended to Aug 29

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends at 6pm today, has been extended to Aug 29, according to Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din (pix). Wth the extension of the curfew, he said, those living in the affected areas should remain indoors, while outsiders would not be allowed 7

August 12, 2018 8:51 AM Sabahan doctors, specialists would be encouraged to serve locally

KUNAK: Prospective doctors and specialists from Sabah will be encouraged to serve locally due to the shortage of staff in the state. Sabah Health and People's Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wong Tien Fatt said this was among the efforts taken by the state government to reduce the high doctor-patient ratio. "Prospective Sabahan doctors and specialists can serve 8

August 10, 2018 11:14 AM ESSCom wants ESSZone to be drones no-fly zone

LAHAD DATU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) wants the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) to be gazetted as a no-fly zone for drones or the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). ESSCom commander DCP Datuk Hazani Ghazali said it was in line with ESSZone as a security area. "I propose that ESSZone to be gazetted as a no-fly zone for drones, except 8

August 9, 2018 1:26 PM NWP affordable housing projects scrapped

PETALING JAYA: NWP Holdings Bhd’s affordable housing projects are now shelved as it has terminated the turnkey construction heads of agreement (TCA) between wholly-owned subsidiary NWP Builder Sdn Bhd and M2B World (M) Sdn Bhd. NWP Builder had on Sept 7, 2016 entered into a TCA with M2B World, appointing NWP Builder as the turnkey contractor for the projects 5