Muda released manifesto ahead of state polls, calling for others to strip MB of ultimate power | Malay Mail

Muda released manifesto ahead of state polls, calling for others to strip MB of ultimate power |  Malay Mail

PETALING JAYA, July 20 — The Malaysian United Democratic Alliance party (Muda) today unveiled a bold manifesto that among other things called for the reduction of executive powers from the hands of mentoring besars and executive councillors, which is likely a criticism of the way states are currently governed even by political parties that claim … Read more

After daughter kidnapped, Thai mother questions how a minor crossed the Padang Besar border without a passport | Malay Mail

After daughter kidnapped, Thai mother questions how a minor crossed the Padang Besar border without a passport |  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — The mother of an abducted daughter has expressed her fears about how easy it was for her estranged husband to allegedly smuggle their daughter across the borders of Thailand to Malaysia without proper documentation. Thai national Anna Leelertwongpakdee through her lawyer Chen Yu Szen said she wonders if there are … Read more

Ivy League PhD holder Felicia Genie is the pride of the Iban community

Ivy League PhD holder Felicia Genie is the pride of the Iban community

Felicia highlighted Sarawak in the eyes of the world by wearing an Iban scarf in her graduation robe at Columbia University in the ‘Hooding Ceremony’. WHO would have thought that what started as a dream has become a reality for Dr Felicia Genie Tersan – the first female teacher from the Iban community to receive … Read more

Former students of Kota Belud school win historic case against teacher, four others

Former students of Kota Belud school win historic case against teacher, four others

(From left) Calvina, Nur Natasha Allisya, Rusiah and their counsel Sherzali. KOTA KINABALU (July 19): Three former students of a secondary school in Kota Belud have made history after becoming the first individuals to file and win a case against their former English teacher and four others for trespassing on their constitutional rights to get … Read more

Mixed reaction from workshop operators in Kuching to government requirement to list mechanics’ names and qualifications

Mixed reaction from workshop operators in Kuching to government requirement to list mechanics' names and qualifications

Benny Chin KUCHING (July 19): The federal government’s decision to require auto repair shops to display a list of the names and qualifications of their mechanics has received mixed reactions from local operators. Those interviewed by The Borneo Post questioned the practicality of the new requirement, which was announced on July 16 by Domestic Trade … Read more

The government should urgently deal with teacher absenteeism in rural Sabah, the lawyer said

The government should urgently deal with teacher absenteeism in rural Sabah, the lawyer said

KOTA KINABALU: The Kota Kinabalu High Court’s declaration on the case of teacher absenteeism involving a school in Kota Belud is a clear message to act on the problem, especially in rural Sabah. Lawyer Sherzali Herza Asli said the court’s decision in the case of three former students against their former English teacher and four … Read more

Experts say Muda-PSM tie-up for state polls is a progressive move, but unlikely to be a vote spoiler | Malay Mail

Experts say Muda-PSM tie-up for state polls is a progressive move, but unlikely to be a vote spoiler |  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — The partnership between the youthful Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) and the more established Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) as a “third force” in six state elections next month shows progress in the country’s political growth. Political scientist James Chin said Malay Mail that unlike the mainstream parties, PSM and … Read more

Guan Eng Trial: Witness unaware of transactions involving state land

Guan Eng Trial: Witness unaware of transactions involving state land

KUALA LUMPUR: A former director of the Penang Land and Mines Office was unaware of some alleged transactions made by a developer to exchange two lots of state land linked to the undersea tunnel project. Datuk Akmar Omar, the 35th prosecution witness to testify in the graft trial involving former Penang chief minister Lim Guan … Read more

Carrying legal fees has skyrocketed, MyCC said

Carrying legal fees has skyrocketed, MyCC said

PETALING JAYA: The recent increase in conveyancing legal fees has been questioned by the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC). In a statement on Monday (July 17), MyCC chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hishamudin Yunus (pic) called the increase untimely given the current rising cost of living. His full statement is below. The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is … Read more

Get your ‘pork rendang nasi lemak’ fix at PJ’s Chuan Lee Restaurant | Malay Mail

Get your 'pork rendang nasi lemak' fix at PJ's Chuan Lee Restaurant |  Malay Mail

PETALING JAYA, July 17 — It’s not every day you hear that nasi lemak served with pork so my friends and I were incredibly keen to try Porking Mad’s nasi lemak located at Chuan Lee Restaurant. A friend even made the effort to drive from Cheras to Petaling Jaya through the massive morning traffic. Advertising … Read more