KKMM probes 42 cases of fake news on COVID-19 And MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, March 22  — The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) is investigating 42 cases of fake news which could cause public confusion during the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO).    Its Minister, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, said of this number, 13 investigation papers had been opened and[...] [...]

Seven foreign fishermen nabbeb for illegal fishing in Labuan

LABUAN, March 15 — Labuan marine police nabbed seven foreign fishermen including two undocumented Filipinos for fishing illegally in Malaysian waters yesterday. Sabah Marine Police Region Four commander ACP Mohamad Pajeri Ali said the fishermen were     picked up at 2 pm in an integration operation dubbed “Op Gelora” in[...] [...]

Latheefa Koya resigns as MACC head

KUALA LUMPUR, March 6  — Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission Chief Commissioner Latheefa Koya today confirmed that she had handed in her resignation letter to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday (March 2). In a statement to the media, Latheefa said that the resignation was her own decision[...] [...]

No need for special Dewan Rakyat sitting – PAS

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 — There is no need for the Dewan Rakyat to convene a special meeting to determine the majority support for 8th Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, said PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang. He said Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah[...] [...]

Viral public holiday announcement a hoax – JPM

PUTRAJAYA, March 1  — The viral headline about tomorrow (March 2) being declared as a public holiday in conjunction with the appointment of the new prime minister, is a hoax. Prime Minister’s Office in a brief statement today called on all quarters to immediately stop circulating the[...] [...]

87th Army Day at Likas Stadium attended by 10,000 people

KOTA KINABALU, March 1 — Nearly 10,000 people attended a military tattoo, held in conjunction with the 87th Army Day, at Likas Stadium, here, last night. Military tattoos comprise performances and displays of music, such as by a group of drummers who demonstrate the skill of handling musical instruments, as[...] [...]

Former Ranau MP, Ewon Ebin quits UPKO

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 25 — The former MP for Ranau, Datuk Ewon Ebin has announced leaving United Progressive Kinabalu Organisation (UPKO) today. In a statement, Ewon who is Ranau UPKO division head and former UPKO vice-president said joining quit decision were several members of the division committee as[...] [...]

UMS plans to collaborate with Changsha University

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 19 — Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) plans to collaborate with Changsha University of Science and Technology, China, in field of academics and technology. UMS vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Taufiq Yap Yun Hin said the collaboration was being discussed by its Confucius Institute (CI), to create an[...] [...]

JBPM to regulate volunteer fire brigade

SHAH ALAM, Feb 17 — The Volunteer Fire Brigade (PBS) will be placed under the jurisdiction of the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) to ensure its better service in the future. JBPM director-general Datuk Mohammad Hamdan Wahid said this would make PBS a team registered under the Fire Services (Amendment)[...] [...]

PKR will continue to support Warisan – Anwar

TAWAU, Feb 1 — PKR will continue to give its support to Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) and work together in developing Sabah, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He said the existing collaboration between the two parties should be optimised to ensure development could be carried out more effectively[...] [...]

34,000 children in Tawau targetted for free polio vaccination

TAWAU, Feb 1 — The Health Office here is targetting about 34,000 children, both citizens and non-citizens, for free polio immunisation between January and March. Tawau Health Officer Dr G. Navindran said 43 per cent, about 14,000 children in several areas including Pulau Sebatik had received the immunisation since Jan 21. “The[...] [...]