‘Stop bullying Malaysia and take back your waste’

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 6): The Parliamentary Caucus on Monitoring Lynas yesterday urged the Australia-based group to “stop bullying Malaysia” and to take away the radioactive waste accumulated at its rare earth plant in Gebeng, Pahang, saying it has polluted underground water at the site.

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Time to bite the bullet

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): It might be wishful thinking to expect the government to be able to rein in fiscal deficit while generating decent economic growth in the upcoming budget, which will be tabled by the Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng at Parliament this afternoon.

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PAC summons Najib over missing GST refunds

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned former minister of finance Datuk Seri Najib Razak to a meeting today at the parliament to give statements regarding the allegedly missing RM19.

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Economic inequality hinders Malaysia’s high-income aspirations

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 22): Although Malaysia aims to achieve high-income nation status by 2024 — the previous target was 2020 — Putrajaya appears cognisant of the need to address the yawning income gap between the B40 (bottom 40%) households and middle- and high-income households for social stability, since a sizeable 2.

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No Cabinet post discussed, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who was sworn in as member of Parliament for Port Dickson today, said there has been no talk about him being appointed to the Cabinet.

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