KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--In response to the recent argument and controversy over the topic of Timah whiskey, the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH) urges the public not to dogmatise the issue of this local whiskey brand, and hastily misinterpret and link it to religious matters.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) published its 7th Market Review titled, “Market Review under the Competition Act 2010 for Selected Transportation Sectors in Malaysia (Port Logistics Ecosystem and Motor Vehicles Warranty)” earlier today.
KUALA LUMPUR,Malaysia-- Malaysia’s first ever Para Malaysia Esports League 2021 (Para MEL21) is calling for registrations through the national esports platform, esukan.gg with a main prize pool of RM10,000.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--After his audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Wednesday, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin told the nation that the King had consented to his plan to test his majority in Parliament in September.
FLCCC Alliance Statement on the Irregular Actions of Public Health Agencies and the Widespread Disinformation Campaign Against Ivermectin
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysia will face another Covid-19 wave if the government bungles the proposed September 2021 school reopening, including by refusing to listen to constructive criticism and suggestions.
MOSCOW, Russia--The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund), and VABIOTECH, one of Vietnam’s leading pharmaceutical companies, announce the production of a test batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus.
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand--Finance ministers and business leaders from the 21 APEC member economies convened virtually on Friday to discuss the ongoing responses for businesses, especially micro, small and medium enterprises, during the pandemic, as well as the policies economies can focus on to help businesses recover.
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia--The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) and its agencies are offering moratorium and other targeted assistance with an estimated value of RM746.79 million for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to help cushion the impact of the nationwide lockdown order.
My Heartfelt Appreciation and Gratitude of Thanks to All the Front Liners, Nurse's, Caregivers at Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan for my recent admission and stay from 16th May to 2nd June.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Center for Market Education (CME) published a new policy paper titled Dietary Supplements in the Malaysian Context: Policy Recommendations for Enhancing Freedom of Choice and Healthcare Savings, authored by Benedict Weerasena (CME Fellow and Economist at Bait Al-Amanah), Dr Carmelo Ferlito (CME CEO) and Prof Paolo Bellavite (Professor – retired – of General Pathology at the University of Verona in Italy). The paper is available for free download here.
GEORGETOWN, Malaysia--Gerakan vice-president Baljit Singh slammed the DAP-led Penang state government over its aggressive insistence in pursuing the Penang South Islands Project (PSI) despite widespread opposition to the project.
An unpublished report by the European Union on Palestinian textbooks confirmed that the Palestinian curriculum includes anti-Semitic content, incitement of violence and the delegitimization of Israel.
"The Middle East has oil, China has rare earths", Deng Xiaoping said in 1992. Nearly three decades later, the world is almost completely dependent on China for rare earth materials. They constitute key elements in large swaths of modern technology from consumer electronics to military equipment and green technology: Mobile phones, computers, fighter jets, guided missiles, solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles, among others. While demand is soaring, China is virtually their worldwide exclusive producer. "To extend Mr Deng's comparison, it is as if the Middle East not only sat on most of the world's oil but also, almost exclusively, refined it and then made products out of it," wrote The Economist in 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--COOPERATIVES who subscribe to the Cooperative Commission of Malaysia (SKM) Revolving Capital Fund (TMPSKM) are eligible for a three-month moratorium repayment, said the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac).
Developers on Phu Quoc – an idyllic island in the Gulf of Thailand, off the coast of Cambodia and known as “the last paradise of Vietnam” – have designs on developing the jewel into a major tourist resort.
In the midst of a “total lockdown” to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysians woke up to the shocking news of 16 People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) aircraft of China flying over Malaysian maritime zone airspace close to Sarawak on 31 May 2021. The PLAAF aircraft consisted of Ilyushin Il-76 and Xian Y-20 multi-role airlifters.
Malaysia’s government will issue a diplomatic protest over an intrusion by 16 Chinese military aircraft into its airspace, the foreign minister said.
Turkish spies have snatched in Kenya a nephew of a longtime foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and have brought him back to Turkey, media and family said on Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysia’s palm oil and glove manufacturing industries are on Canada’s radar following allegations of forced labour.
In August 2020, China fired what were reported to be anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBM) into the South China Sea. The missile firings were the second time that China launched such missiles into the disputed waters. The first occurred in June 2019, when China fired six ASBMs into the area.
The argument that negotiating and reaching a nuclear deal with the mullahs of Iran will curb their nuclear ambitions and prevent the Iranian regime from obtaining nuclear weapons is, sadly, a dangerous fantasy.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysia’s Rural Development Ministry has denied attempting to place a nonindegenous or Orang Asli as Director-General of its indegenous affairs department, following claims made by the country’s only indegenous Member of Parliament (MP).
Selangor Pakatan state govt should dip into its RM2.56bil in reserves to alleviate people’s hardships
The Selangor Pakatan state government should allocate a portion of its available reserves to assist industries in Selangor that have been affected by the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. These include SMEs and other industries which are still or have been banned from operating, so as to help them tide over the difficulties.
Former Attorney General Tommy Thomas in his recent book, “My Story: Justice in the Wilderness,” suggested that big-time corruption in the Malaysian polity sprang up during the Tun Abdul Razak era – 1970-1976 – that a secret or covert space in government appeared, out of sight of any scrutiny.
Majlis Presiden Pakatan Harapan (PH) mengecam keras pengumuman Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR) untuk menangguhkan pelaksanaan Undi 18 serta pendaftaran automatik pengundi ke September tahun depan.
The planned rare earth element (REE) mining in Jelai forest in Pahang will destroy the Orang Asli community and environment.
KOTA KINABALU: Speculation is mounting that further defections might take place from Warisan after one of its assemblyman quit the party and pledged support for the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) government yesterday.
KOTA KINABALU: Sebatik assemblyman Hassan A Gani Pg Amir today announced he has quit Warisan and declared himself an independent who backs the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) ruling coalition.
Pejuang’s Mukhriz Mahathir has criticised a government portal over its write-up on polygamy, saying it was among the reasons why Islam is misunderstood.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — The government has released standard operating procedures (SOPs) for official ministerial visits abroad, amid continued backlash over an order exempting ministers from the 10-day Covid-19 quarantine upon their return.
PETALING JAYA: The 150,000 laptops provided to poor students must be given for free, not on loan, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said today.
PETALING JAYA: While small and medium enterprises (SMEs) look forward to restrictive travel measures being eased, the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) 2.0 has enabled them to stay afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has called for early approval by Parliament of the Independent Police Conduct Commission (IPCC) Bill after recent reports alleging assault by plain-clothes policemen.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will rule on Feb 18 whether Rosmah Mansor, who is facing three counts of corruption to help a company secure a RM1.25 billion solar project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak, needs to enter her defence.
Most research on human psychology focuses on Western societies, but the way people in the West think can be traced to changes in family structures in the Middle Ages.