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August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 22

August 5, 2018 8:41 AM Screenings to determine number of dyslexic children in Felda settlements

KUALA LUMPUR: The Felda Youth Council and the Malaysian Dyslexia Association will join forces to create awareness on the disorder, including a plan to set up help centres in Felda settlements nationwide. "This collaboration is important to generate awareness among youths in Felda settlements so that we are able to address the condition from an early 12

August 1, 2018 3:46 AM Flash floods force closure of Miri school

MIRI: A torrential downpour since 2am today caused flash floods and a landslide in the Miri area, forcing the closure of a school and a longhouse to be partly flooded. Miri Fire and Rescue Station chief Law Poh Kiong said Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Lepong Ajai in the Bakong district was closed after the floodwaters rose to 1.5m. The floodwaters rose up to one metre 6

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 9

March 31, 2018 9:42 AM RM61.5m to boost water supply for Orang Asli in Pahang

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an allocation of RM61.5 million for the implementation of Phase 1 of the Orang Asli Village Water Supply Project in Pahang. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPEKAN, March 31 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an allocation of RM61.5 million for the implementation of Phase 1 of the Orang 13

March 26, 2018 6:15 AM PM approves RM200m to develop 12 fishermen settlements

Datuk Seri Najib Razak says these settlement projects are part of the transformation plan. — Picture by Miera ZulyanaSUNGAI PETANI, March 26 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced the approval of an RM200-million allocation for 12 fishermen resettlement projects in the country. The Prime Minister said these projects were part of the transformation 9

February 15, 2018 10:23 AM All UN members can participate in WUF, organising body says after Israel controversy

Malaysian Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Tan Sri Noh Omar (centre) with delegates at the closing ceremony of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre February 13, 2018.— Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — All United Nations member states are allowed to participate in the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur 13

February 14, 2018 3:41 PM Tillerson says US Mideast peace plan ‘fairly well advanced’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures during a news conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) in Amman February 14, 2018. — Reuters picAMMAN, Feb 14 — The United States’s work on a new Middle East peace plan is “fairly well advanced”, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today, though he provided no details on an initiative 17

February 8, 2018 7:13 AM M'sia on right track to achieve 2030 SDG agenda

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on the right track towards achieving the global 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aimed at enhancing the contribution of cities to sustainable development and at ensuring that cities are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. Director of Knowledge Management and Advisory of Urban Wellbeing Centre of Excellence 14

February 7, 2018 4:47 AM Ninth World Urban Forum begins

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ninth World Urban Forum (WUF9) that has gathered about 25,000 people from 194 countries began here today. The meeting was launched with a flag-raising ceremony that was also witnessed by Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) executive director 16