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Tobacco giant backs puffing regulation, but wants heat sticks split from ciggies

Managing director of Philip Morris Malaysia Kang Tae Koo said the tobacco company supports regulations on e-cigarettes, but said regulators should acknowledge there are...

Unicef: One in three children malnourished across the world

According to the Unicef report, hundreds of millions of children are not growing to their natural potential due to malnutrition in its more visible...

Socso welcomes initiatives outlined in Budget 2020

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad receives a copy of Budget 2020 from Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng in Parliament October 11, 2019. —...

Cops detain couple, seize drugs worth RM416,950 in Sungai Besi

Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim the suspects aged 29 and 24 were detained on suspicion of being involved in drug distribution...

Sabah, Sarawak on the same page to strengthen economic and social development

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg (left) and Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal during a joint press conference in...

Repair of damaged Canada Hill slope by mid-Feb — Lee

Lee (right) is briefed by JKR officers on the progress of works at Canada Hill. MIRI: Works to repair the slope at Canada Hill which...

5,128 communications towers upgraded to 3G, 4G

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has upgraded 5,128 existing communications tower locations to 3G and 4G services, including in rural...

Sabah, S’wak can benefit from relocation of Indonesia’s capital to Kalimantan – Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and Sarawak are looking at capitalising on the relocation of Indonesia’s capital to Kalimantan to spur economic growth in both states. Sabah...

Malaysia inspired to be global halal gelatine supplier — Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is taking steps to become a supplier of halal gelatine for the global market, said Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Md...

Female labour force must be utilised — Wan Azizah

Yeoh (seated third left) with participants at National Women and Family Convention. — Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: Female labour force in Malaysia must be mobilised to...

Worsening haze in Palembang affects visibility

JAKARTA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in the Palembang city in South Sumatra has reached 921, the worst ever registered in the area. The...

Social work profession act recognises social works in Malaysia — UMS lecturer

KOTA KINABALU: The Social Work Profession Act, which will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat in December, has given high recognition to social work...

Need to tweak business strategy to remain competitive — Dr Mahathir

PETALING JAYA: There is a need for Malaysian businesses to change their business strategy to remain competitive, including focusing more on research and development...

Ministry receives 305 complaints of moneylender misconduct

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 305 complaints involving various types of misconduct allegedly committed by moneylenders have been recorded by the Ministry of Housing...

Leaders, official govt councils, must use Bahasa Melayu: Anwar

MALACCA: Leaders and members of official government councils must use the Malay language as a medium of instruction as part of the...

372 private party-goers arrested since start of year

KUALA LUMPUR: City police chief Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said the continuous police crackdown on drug abusers at entertainment outlets in the...

Health Ministry to discuss implementation of free pneumococcal vaccine

CYBERJAYA: The provision of free pneumococcal vaccines for children next year is still in the discussion stage said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr...

Aminuddin agrees for Sosma to be reviewed

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun today agreed that the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) should be...

LZS will cooperate with MACC in investigations involving LZS funds and RTM

SHAH ALAM: Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS) will continue to fully cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in its investigation of the...

Reject race-based politics of hate, DAP’s Chin Tong urges media

DAP's Liew Chin Tong said that for the 'grand coalition of Malaysia' to work, everyone must think as Malaysians first and focus on the...

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