R Sekaran

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17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Engineers served notice over accident

BUTTERWORTH: The engineers involved in the construction of steel frames for a building in Prai, where an accident killed three ­workers and injured another three, have been served with a breach of construction notice by the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP).

Collapse:  Fire and Rescue Department officials checking the site of the accident in Prai.
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).

12 Feb 2019 | 6:42 PM

I can’t get involved in Indira’s custody case any more, says Kulasegaran

GEORGE TOWN: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran says he can no longer get involved in M. Indira Gandhi’s custody case, as he is now a Cabinet minister.

9 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Guests enjoy tasty food and performances on first and second day of CNY

IKEA may be opening its doors in Penang next month, but their iconic Swedish meatballs are already making their presence felt at several Chinese New Year open houses in Penang.

Children taking snapshots with the lions at the joint Chinese New Year open house.
8 Feb 2019 | 7:50 PM

No decision on Marzuki yet, says PM

GEORGE TOWN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says no decision has been made yet about Datuk Marzuki Yahya regarding his degree from a questionable foreign university.

8 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Getting to know the chief minister

AN EXHIBITION set up at thecorner of the Setia SPICE Arena entrance in Bayan Lepas, Penang, attracted the attention of guests at Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow’s Chinese New Year open house.

Abdul Rahman (centre) and Chow (in blue) with other VIPs tossing yee sang at the latter’s CNY open house at Setia SPICE Arena in Penang. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star