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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin resigns; king keeps him as interim prime minister

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin resigns; king keeps him as interim prime minister

KUALA LUMPER: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today resigned after 17 months as the country’s eighth Prime Minister. Also resigned were 29 members of his Perikatan Nasional (PN) Cabinet, Malaysian news agency BERNAMA reported. “It is obvious that I have lost the majority support. So, there is no longer a need to ascertain my legitimacy […]

Malaysia Prime Minister defies calls to quit, says he still has majority support

Malaysia Prime Minister defies calls to quit, says he still has majority support

KUALA LUMPUR:  has stressed that he still has the support of the majority of Members of Parliament as the Prime Minister. He said the matter was presented to King Al Sultan Abdullah during his audience with the King at Istana Negara earlier today, Malaysia’s news agency BERNAMA reports. “Therefore, my resignation under Article 43 (4) […]

Journalists struggling with job insecurity amidst government’s “technological illiteracy”

Journalists struggling with job insecurity amidst government’s “technological illiteracy”

By Ziinine A. Britshi Malaysia World News KUALA LUMPUR: In 2020, a college in Kuala Lumpur launched a new course called “Digital Journalism”. Unfortunately, this course had failed to attract many students and the lecturer who proposed and created the new course was advised to leave though he was teaching other subjects. It was very […]

Modesty: Malaysian minister assists workers in sweeping rainwater

Modesty: Malaysian minister assists workers in sweeping rainwater

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian minister has posted a picture of himself helping to sweep the rainwater that fell on the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. “Today the rain of grace fell heavily. Thank God, I was able to contribute a little service and energy with the staff of the Grand Mosque when the heavy […]

Malaysia’s iconic trishaws to feature at Expo 2020 Dubai

Malaysia’s iconic trishaws to feature at Expo 2020 Dubai

  DUBAI: Malaysian classic traditional trishaw, locally known as beca, will be featured prominently at Expo 2020 Dubai. They will be an attraction giving millions of the Expo visitors a quaint experience of Malaysia’s culture and tourism. The beca portrays a unique trait of Malaysian heritage, culture and society. The three-wheel beca are handmade and […]

North Korea severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur deplores decision

North Korea severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur deplores decision

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia denounces the decision as unfriendly and unconstructive, disrespecting the spirit of mutual respect and good neighbourly relations among members of the international community, said the ministry in a statement on Friday. Malaysia is now compelled by the decision of the North Korean government to close the Malaysian Embassy in Pyongyang, which operation […]

In Malaysia, Cheng, Azizah connect through Chinese calligraphy

In Malaysia, Cheng, Azizah connect through Chinese calligraphy

  KULAI: Chinese New Year is a busy period for Chinese calligrapher, Cheng Ho Chung, 83, because there will be numerous orders for couplets and such with wishes for success, health and wealth. But this time he has Azizah Mokhsan, 38, to help him fulfil the hundreds of orders. Cheng said he became friends with […]

Malaysia: Judiciary will continue to uphold law, justice throughout emergency, PM says

Malaysia: Judiciary will continue to uphold law, justice throughout emergency, PM says

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given its assurance that the judiciary will continue to function to uphold the law and justice throughout the emergency period. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the Perikatan Nasional government will continue to defend the independence of the judiciary and would never interfere in matters of the courts. “The judiciary will […]

Budget vote in Malaysian parliament goes ahead despite presence of quarantined MPs in full PPE

Budget vote in Malaysian parliament goes ahead despite presence of quarantined MPs in full PPE

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s parliament waded into controversy after three MPs currently undergoing home quarantine were allowed into the parliament to participate in a vote on the budget for the Federal Territories Ministry. The three MPs, reportedly Health Minister Adham Baba and M. Saravanan from the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition and P. Prabakaran from the opposition […]

Malaysia: Noraseela first woman president at Malaysian Olympians Association

Malaysia: Noraseela first woman president at Malaysian Olympians Association

KUALA LUMPUR: Former national hurdler Noraseela Mohd Khalid has become the first woman to helm the Malaysian Olympians Association (MOA). The association, in a statement today, announced the historic news, saying that Noraseela was appointed alongside seven others as MOA’s 2020-2022 term office-bearers without voting as their nominations were not challenged, national news agency Bernama […]

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