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Ashley Tang

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14 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Missing pastor’s family submits memo seeking new investigation

PUTRAJAYA: It has been exactly two years since Pastor Raymond Koh disappeared.

Not giving up: Rama (centre) with Liew and Esther on his left and Jonathan on his right outside Perdana Putra in Putrajaya.
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13 Feb 2019 | 1:21 PM

Pastor Koh’s family submits memo urging PM to start new investigation

PUTRAJAYA: The family of missing Pastor Raymond Koh has submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister's Office urging Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to order a new investigation into the disappearance of Koh and three other persons with similar socio-religious profiles.

13 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Priority is to get economy back on track

PETALING JAYA: Suggestions are pouring in from stakeholders to the newly-formed Economic Action Council (EAC) on what can be done to get the country’s economic, financial affairs and welfare of the people on track.

Build the country up: The EAC is urged to find ways to improve the currency value as most of the raw materials are imported.
13 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Experts urge council to excite people with proposals

PETALING JAYA: The Economic Action Council (EAC) should recommend an economic agenda or an economic blueprint that covers the next five years at the very least to excite the people and the market, said Sunway University economics professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng.

13 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ministers disagree with Kadir

PETALING JAYA: Two key ministers have challenged Datuk A. Kadir Jasin’s assertion that the Economic Action Council (EAC) was set up as the Cabinet was unable to handle issues related to the economy, finance and welfare of the people.

13 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Wide-ranging issues for council to deal with

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are hoping that the rising cost of living, education and various economic factors that affect their livelihood would be looked into by the newly created Economic Action Council.

13 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Kadir: Ministers may not be good enough, hence the EAC

PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister’s move to create the Economic Action Council could be due to his machinery being unable to handle issues related to the economy, finance and welfare of the people, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin (pic).

3 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Public backs PM’s proposal

PETALING JAYA: Amidst the backdrop of a weakening economy, a proposal by the Prime Minister to set up a body similar to the previous National Economic Action Council (NEAC) has drawn public support.

Lin: ‘This panel should have people who are wise in the ways of the world and represent the consumers. There should be independent businessmen and independent foreign investors.
30 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

MCA Youth: Speed up sex harassment probe

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA Youth has urged the police to speed up investigation into the alleged sexual harassment of an MCA leader on social media.

Online bullying: (From left) MCA spokesperson Chan Quin Er, Wong, anti-bullying NGO SEDAR vice-president Michelle Foo and MCA Youth member Yee Yew Fook showing the post and police report at a press conference in Wisma MCA, Kuala Lumpur.
27 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

MCMC: Users should have speedy connectivity 90% of the time

PETALING JAYA: With rising complaints about slow and unstable broadband speeds, the regulating authority has come out to say that users must enjoy faster connectivity “at least 90% of the time”.

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