KUALA LUMPUR: In an effort to widen its appeal among Malaysians, the MCA has announced plans to amend its constitution to pave the way for the entry of affiliate non-Chinese members.
Unis should view 2017 Budget fund cut as incentive to generate own income: National Council of Professors
ALOR STAR: Public higher learning institutions should make use of their research programmes to generate income and not rely on government grants.
GEORGE TOWN: A total of 5,941 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) students will receive their scrolls in its 54th convocation ceremony commencing tomorrow.
American Islamic scholar blasts Jakim as 'ignorant' for refusing halal status for Auntie Anne's 'pretzel dogs'
KOTA KINABALU: A visiting Islamic scholar from the United States has labelled the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) ‘ignorant’ for refusing to grant halal status to Auntie Anne’s ‘pretzel dogs’.
KUALA LUMPUR: MCA Youth will be holding a series of dialogue sessions with the Chinese youth soon to get their views on the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) plan.
JOHOR BARU: The tabling of a new act on the Malaysian Border Control Agency (Aksem) will give the establishment more power to combat smuggling activities at the country's borders.
GEORGE TOWN: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has waived the payment on the remainder of Chin Khoon Sing’s study loan.
BINTULU: Sarawak is embarking on a plan to construct a coastal road which will connect all the villages in the rural areas with the main cities across the state, said its Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.
Netizens question police purpose with witness who shot the snake-pit team building video, IGP answers
IPOH: The police are not “going to shoot the messenger”.
SHAH ALAM: Semenyih assemblyman Datuk Johan Abdul Aziz today lambasted Selangor Menteri Besar for blaming BN and Umno in Sungai Semenyih pollution case.
IPOH: Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya today said many quarters have misunderstood the implementation of Full Paying Patient (FPP) scheme by claiming it will end subsidies for patients seeking treatment at government hospitals.
KEMAMAN: Bitter lessons learnt from past mistakes, especially when it comes to floods, have prompted Malaysia to formulate a solid natural disaster management plan – now recognised as one of the best in the world.
MALACCA: A suspected car thief escaped from police custody while receiving treatment at a Malacca hospital here yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pas has voiced its appreciation towards Umno for recognising efforts to empower syariah law.
BANTING: The PKR-led Selangor state government today has blamed Barisan Nasional and Umno for the recent water contamination at Sungai Semenyih, claiming it was an act of sabotage.
“BOTH my kids are only allowed to use their gadgets at the weekends or during holidays, provided that it is not the exam period,” says human resource consultant Priya Pillai, 43.
UP close and personal with radio host and mother of two Aishah Sinclair about her experience in striking a right balance on her children’s gadget time:
KOTA KINABALU: Traffic police issued 139 summonses to motorists for various traffic offences during Op Samseng Jalanan here last night.
IT’S virtually impossible to get children to stay away from the virtual world these days. Given the multi-screen era that we are in, it is not surprising that teaching kids how to detach from their gadgets is a major problem for many parents.
KUALA LUMPUR: MIC will set up a special committee to study the 2017 Budget tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Friday.
PORT DICKSON: Search and rescue efforts for a missing motorised paragliding operator who was last seen crashing into the sea at Batu 1 here yesterday have entered a second day.
ARAU: Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizzuddin Putra Jamalullail today received his credentials as the chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) for a term of five years effective December 13.
KUCHING: EFFORTS undertaken by the government and other parties from neighbouring countries, have helped reduce the impact of transboundary haze in the country, especially in Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR: THE government’s allocation of RM30 million for women to undergo free mammogram screenings and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccinations to prevent cancer should be applauded.
KUALA LUMPUR: From the perspective of people with disabilities (PWDs), the 2017 Budget is not much different from the 2016 Budget, despite minor adjustments.
ALOR STAR: A 25-year-old man was seriously injured after he was attacked by an unemployed man outside his girlfriend's house in Kampung Alor Belut here yesterday.
KLANG: Deepavali is just around the corner, but you would not know it at the Little India enclave at Jalan Tengku Kelana here, which seems to be deficient in festive decorations, and even a festive mood, according to traders.
KUALA LUMPUR: Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), in its ongoing bid to empower the Bumiputera through global entrepreneurship opportunities, is organising the 5th MARA-OISCA International Business Forum, which will take place from October 24-25 at the Primula Hotel, Kuala Terengganu in Terengganu.
KUCHING: Media Prima Bhd (MPB) journalists came out tops in the Kenyalang Journalism Awards 2016, winning seven awards in numerous categories at the ceremony, held at the Hilton Hotel today.
MALACCA: A guideline on entertainment is crucial to ensure Muslims do not go beyond what is permitted by their religion, especially in the face of a borderless world.
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