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Allison Lai

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22 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Wee: Shut down factory in Kg Jenjarom

PETALING JAYA: The battery plant that is allegedly discharging hazardous waste at Kampung Jenjarom, Selangor, must be shut down immediately, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.





It’s so unhealthy: The polluted river in Kampung Jenjarom.
21 Apr 2019 | 5:39 PM

Dr Wee wants Selangor govt to shut down battery plant discharging hazardous waste

PETALING JAYA: The battery plant discharging hazardous waste that has polluted the drainage and waterways in Kampung Jenjarom in Kuala Langat, Selangor, must be shut down immediately, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Advancement must include the poor’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s push towards digital economy, advancement and technologies must benefit all and not lead to inequality, said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

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10 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Food bank in aid of students to start by year-end

PETALING JAYA: The problem of poor students having to starve or eat less will end soon when the national food bank initiative targeting to help some 20,000 is rolled out in 20 public universities by the end of the year.

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9 Apr 2019 | 6:47 PM

Come clean over London apartment, Saifuddin Nasution tells Tok Mat

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan should respond to the allegations concerning his purchase of a RM10mil London apartment, says Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

8 Apr 2019 | 5:46 PM

Regulations on tobacco products to be introduced by year-end

PUTRAJAYA: A new law understood to be the Tobacco Control Act will be introduced by the end of the year, covering regulations on all tobacco related products.

8 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

IRB extends special penalty rate

PETALING JAYA: The special reduced penalty rate for taxpayers to disclose any previously undeclared income has been extended until June 30.

7 Apr 2019 | 5:11 PM

Guan Eng: Govt to extend special penalty rate for taxpayers until June 30

PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to extend the special reduced penalty rate for taxpayers to disclose any previously undeclared income until June 30, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Let Barisan run country if you can’t’

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan should return the job of running the government to Barisan Nasional if it does not know how to run a country, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.





Making his point: Dr Wee speaking at the town hall session at PWTC as Najib looks on. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star
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20 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Nik Abduh wants PAS to work with Umno and Bersatu to stop DAP

PETALING JAYA: PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Aziz has suggested that his party work with Umno and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia with the ultimate goal of stopping DAP.