Arkib untuk March, 2017

Fuel prices down in first weekly announcement

The retail price for RON95, RON97 petrol and diesel has gone down 17 sen, 19 sen and 9 sen respectively. RON95 will be priced at RM2.13, RON97 at RM2.41 and diesel will cost RM2.11 at the pump, according to sources. All new prices will take effect after midnight tonight. This is the first time fuel prices are announced […]

March 29, 2017 8:47 pm - Susan Loo

Speaker gets new RM1.4m road to his residence

The government spent RM1.4 million to build an alternative road to the Dewan Rakyat speaker’s official residence in Jalan Tunku, Kuala Lumpur. In a written parliamentary reply, Works Minister Fadillah Yusof said the cost included drainage work, a security post, electronic fencing, security system, street lights as well as related works. “The total cost of […]

8:46 pm - Susan Loo

Over 4 million qualified voters yet to register

More than four million Malaysians who qualify to register as voters have not done so, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Azalina Othman Said. “The total number of Malaysians aged 21 and above who qualify to register as voters but have not registered as a voter based on the electoral roll for the […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Wan Azizah recovering, says Muhyiddin after visit

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Muhyiddin Yassin today visited PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail who has been admitted at the Universiti Hospital Medical Centre. According to a photograph posted on Muhyiddin’s Facebook page today, he was accompanied by his wife Noorainee Abdul Rahman. “Praise be to God, she appears to be recovering […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Race not factor in naming Dr M, Azizah as advisers, says DAP

A DAP leader has claimed that race was not a factor in the decision to name Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Dr Wan Azizah as advisers of Pakatan Harapan. The party’s acting chairperson Tan Kok Wai was responding to a question on why DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang was not named as an adviser as well. […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Trainee teacher charged with sodomising 12-year-old pupil

A trainee teacher has been charged at the Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court today with allegedly sodomising a Standard Six pupil. Mohamad Harman Faiz Hassin, 26, from Kota Baru, Kelantan, claimed trial to the charge under Section 377C of the Penal Code. According to Sinar Harian, the charge sheet stated that the accused sodomised the 12-year-old […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Home Ministry denies U-turn in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ screening

The approval to screen the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ under the P13 classificaton without any cuts was made by the Film Appeal Committee (JKRF) rather than the Film Censorship Board (LPF), says the Home Ministry. The ministry in a statement today explained JKRF was a committee independent of the LPF, established according to the Film […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Rela reviews firearm managament manual

The People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) have set up a task force to implement short and long term measures to improve the management of firearms following the case of its missing firearms in Selama, Perak. Rela, in its statement today, said the task force comprised officers from various agencies whose roles among others, would be to […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Uber, Grabcar drivers must declare earnings to IRB

Part-time Uber and GrabCar drivers are not excluded from declaring their earnings to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), says chief executive officer Sabin Samitah. He said if the earnings from providing the service, coupled with their fixed income exceeded the minimum threshold of RM30,000 a year, they would be subjected to taxation. “The income (from […]

8:45 pm - Susan Loo

Suhakam: Beatings may have caused detainee’s death, prosecute culprits

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission’s (Suhakam) probe into the death of S Balamurugan at the North Klang district police headquarters on Feb 7 found that he was tortured and detained illegally. Suhakam said it was informed that the victim, who was arrested with two other suspects on Feb 6, were beaten up by the police […]

3:09 pm - Susan Loo

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