Category: Current Issue

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[...] [...]

Please assist Sabah students stranded in peninsula: KSS

KOTA KINABALU: The Kadazan Society Sabah (KSS) lauded the efforts by Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal through the State Education and Innovation Ministry to provide assistance to stranded Sabahan students in the Peninsular Malaysia. “At the time of this 14-day movement control order (MOC),[...] [...]

Cabinet urged to declare a lockdown

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is urging the Cabinet to declare a lockdown of the entire country as protracted battles on a piecemeal basis has no end in sight. “An all-out war requires the entire country to be locked[...] [...]

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[...] [...]

UMS reaffirms commitment to sustainability

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) reaffirms its commitment to sustainability by forging synergies with other universities in the country and in Europe.  Director of UMS Borneo Marine and Research Institute (BMRI), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sitti Raehanah Mohd. Shaleh said having established its credentials as[...] [...]

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[...] [...]

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[...] [...]