Friday, June 22, 2018
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Mahathir in an interview with Malay Mail published today, said the government intends to scrap the allowance, of between RM200 to RM300 monthly for over 57,000 fishermen.
Salahuddin at a press conference yesterday, however, assured that the government will continue giving the aid.
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“Strict adherence of the constitution is necessary by all parties if one is determined to uphold the rule of law,” he told FMT.
Kengadharan said Wan Azizah should also reveal the other two names proposed to be appointed menteri besar.
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KOTA KINABALU - Sharks are worth more alive than dead as they contribute some RM220mil to Sabah's economy, and traditional eating of shark meat should be balanced with conservation and tourism, a major forum here was told.
Semporna, a town in eastern Sabah, is a world famous diving haven and revenue from diving activities reached about USD55.3mil (RM221.85mil) a year, Dr Johanna Zimmerhackel of the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) told the Sabah Sharks and Rays Forum 2018 in Kota Kinabalu on Thursday (June 21).
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - The worst streak of losses for Malaysian shares since last October is pushing the nation’s benchmark gauge toward a so-called correction.
The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index fell as much as 1% today, taking its decline to 11% since a peak two months ago. Down for a ninth straight day, the measure is heading for its lowest level since February 2017.
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The Anglo-Dutch company agreed to sell to Okea, a Norwegian producer backed by private equity firm Seacrest Capital, its 45% interest in the Draugen Norwegian offshore field and a 12% in the Gjoa block for a total of US$566 million, the two companies said.
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At the opening bell, TM opened two sen lower at RM3.61.
Yesterday, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said the price adjustment followed implementation of the Mandatory Standard on Access Pricing from June 8 this year.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
He said he appreciated PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim’s advice on striking a balance between exposing scandals and inspiring confidence among investors.
He said he had taken the initiative to meet Anwar, who is expected to succeed Mahathir under an agreement among PH parties, to inform him of the economic situation and the scandals that had put a financial strain on the country.
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The Pakatan Harapan de facto leader pointed out that Lim should instead focus on pacifying and instilling confidence in investors.
“At present, ministers are also tasked with exposing deals and misappropriation by the previous administration.
“But Lim can task one or two other ministers and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to talk about the exposes,” Anwar said in an interview with Astro Awani.
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
PKR’s Ijok state assemblyman, Dr Idris Ahmad, said Amirudin only had the support of the outgoing MB (and Selangor PH chief) Datuk Seri Mohd Azmin Ali, while he (Idris) had the support of all parties within PH. Dr Idris, speaking at a press conference at his home on Tuesday, showed the media copies of the endorsement letters. which were supposedly signed by four parties.
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The escalating 1MDB controversy, the removal of the goods and services tax, and the disclosure that Malaysia is in debt up to RM1 trillion – almost 60% more than what the previous government had declared – have convinced even fans of the country’s bonds to scale back, it said.
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He said this was because he feared the money would be used by the new government if it was not spent before the Sarawak election and if Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lost power.
“When they (the new government) use the money for development, they will look good in the eyes of Sarawakians but the fact is that the money does not belong to them. We worked hard to earn that money which is being kept in the reserves. We must use the money now to develop Sarawak,” The Borneo Post quoted him as saying.
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Datuk Ellron Angin said in according to legal practitioners that were consulted, the swearing-in of the 19 lawmakers were properly done before the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly as required in the State Constitution.
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Monday, June 18, 2018
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