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Anwar's New Year message

It is a cliche to talk about New Years and new beginnings. However, I will start 2019 in very different circumstances to the beginning of 2018.


Focus on people’s needs, Anwar tells govt

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government should focus and unite on important issues linked to the rakyat’s needs, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.


Anwar: Tough challenges await in the year to come

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government should focus and unite on important issues pertaining to the rakyat's needs in what will be a challenging 2019, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.


Sierra Leone's sick suffer untreated as doctors strike

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Seven-year-old Carlos Kamara needs urgent surgery on a collapsed lung after he swallowed a toy whistle. Instead, all he can do is lie in pain in a half-empty hospital ward waiting to be seen.


Survey: Our youths aren’t demanding, nor are they picky

KUALA LUMPUR: A survey has shown that Malaysian youths aren’t asking for much nor are they choosy about jobs.

Corporate News

EPF to align monthly contribution with new minimum wage order

KUALA LUMPUR: Beginning Jan 1, 2019, the minimum contribution of employees and employers to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be aligned with the Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018 of RM1,100 for both Peninsular Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak.


Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Doctors in Sierra Leone's public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit.

Sharing The Nation

Wanted: A new national narrative

Malaysia cannot afford to go on being polarised on the basis of race and religion anymore. The pipeline of hate and mistrust must be plugged.


Express bus fare hike on the cards

THE government may increase express bus fares by between 10% and 30% to help bus drivers and operators, says Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar.


Govt to consider increasing express bus fares to help drivers and operators

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is considering whether to increase the fares of express buses to help bus drivers and operators, says the Transport Ministry.