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Number of homeless in KL has increased

Number of homeless in KL has increased

KUALA LUMPUR - The number of homeless in Kuala Lumpur has increased by almost two-fold especially since the government announced that a 12,000-sqft shelter is being built for them, said Segambut DAP member of parliament Lim Lip Eng. Lim, who was speaking after meeting with Kuala Lumpur Mayor, Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib and KL MPs at the Mayor’s office here ... Read More »

Najib: Chinese entrepreneurial contribution to country’s development recognised

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KUCHING – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today recognises the contribution made through the entrepreneurial ability of the Chinese community in the development and success enjoyed by the country, especially in Sarawak. According to him, in Sarawak he saw that its people really appreciated unity in the diversity of its ethnicity, culture, lifestyle and mutual respect that had ... Read More »

Najib’s approval rating drops to 44% – Merdeka Center

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s approval rating dropped to 44% in January from 48% in October 2014 as more people felt his government was headed in the wrong direction in economic matters, according to the latest Merdeka Center poll. The independent pollster said Najib’s Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s approval rating remains at 38% in January, the same as the ... Read More »

Selangor will not reconsider Kidex cancellation – Azmin

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SHAH ALAM – Selangor state government will not reconsider the cancellation of the Damansara-Kinrara Highway (Kidex) project, made during the state executive council meeting on Feb 16. Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali said the resolution to cancel the project had been confirmed in line with the state’s government jurisdiction pertaining to land development and approval of any project planning. He ... Read More »

Gov’t views death threat on IGP seriously – DPM


PUTRAJAYA – The government views seriously the death threat made by a group of youths to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar on the social media as it could lead to bigger dangers to the nation in the future. According to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, three steps must be taken to contain the threat ... Read More »

U-Turn by Palani revealed – Datuk SA Vigneswaran


KUALA LUMPUR – The legal suit filed by Datuk Seri Palanivel, Dato Sothinathan, Prakash Rao and Dato Balakrishnan in Kuala Lumpur High Court against Registrar of Societies (ROS) and the Home Minister on 24th Feb recently, seeking for a judicial review to revoke all decisions of the ROS as contained in ROS letters to MIC dated 5th Dec 2014, 31st ... Read More »

IGP is an institution not individual – Kit Siang to Khalid

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KUALA LUMPUR – “Khalid must behave as non-partisan professional to uphold law and order without fear or favoring any entities especially not acting as the chief safe guard of Prime Minister to persecute the Pakatan Leaders and NGO’s activists,” said the veteran DAP statesman Lim Kit Siang in his statement. “ Khalid should clearly know that IGP stand as an ... Read More »

Families of MH17 victims allowed to view plane’s wreckage

Wreckage of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 left by pro-Russian separatists at a checkpoint are seen outside Rozsypne

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dutch Safety Board (DSB) will host the family members of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 aircraft tragedy victims to allow them to view the aircraft’s wreckage, which was recovered from the crash site. According to a report in the New Straits Times, DSB spokesman Win Van Der Weegan revealed that the board hopes the viewing will give them ... Read More »

We oppose Talibanisation – MIC Youth chief


KUALA LUMPUR – “ Terengganu government’s plan to penalise Muslim men who does not attend Friday prayers makes the modern state firmly in the grip of ‘Taliban-style’ governance, said MIC Youth Leader C.Sivarraajh in a press statement today. “This will hurt the state of tourist, oil and gas dominated economy and many foreigners, who are muslims to evade and make ... Read More »

Malaysia needs more scientists

Malaysia needs more scientists

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia still faces a shortage of scientists involved in research and development (R&D) activities, Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Management Programme) senior director Dr Dahlan Mohd said today. “By 2020, the government’s vision is to have 70 scientists per 10,000 workers,” he said, adding that the current ratio is about 58 scientists per 10,000 workers. Dahlan was speaking at ... Read More »

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