Day: September 24, 2023

Politics

DEWAN RAKYAT SPEAKER ATTENDS HANGZHOU ASIAD OPENING CEREMONY

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul, representing the Malaysian government, attended the official opening ceremony of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games yesterday.Accompanied by his wife Puan Sri Noraini Mohd, Johari also attended the welcoming banque…

Business

DEMAND FOR LOCAL WHITE RICE IN KELANTAN UP 50 PCT

The demand for local white rice in Kelantan has increased by almost 50 per cent following the increase in the price of imported rice since last week.Kelantan State Farmers Organisation (PPN) board chairman Datuk Aimi Jusoh said the spike in demand was …

Business

SECOND GENERATION OF HOMESTAY ENTREPRENEURS TOLD TO KEEP FAMILY BUSINESS

The second generation of homestay entrepreneurs is encouraged to continue their parents’ efforts in the business, especially in rural areas, thereby contributing to the tourism sector.Tourism Malaysia’s Package Development director Shahrin Mokhtar said…

Education

MOE WORKING WITH FARM FRESH TO ADDRESS POVERTY

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is working with dairy product manufacturing company Farm Fresh Bhd to set up a multi-dimension centre to avoid the pressure of multidimensional poverty among school students.According to its minister, Fadhlina Sidek, mul…

General

TEEN FEARED DROWNED AFTER SAVING ANOTHER SWIMMER

A teenager is feared drowned after he managed to save another swimmer in difficulty at Pantai Teluk Senangin near Lumut, here today.A Manjung district Civil Defence Force (APM) spokesman said Muhammad Fahmi Hafizi Mohd Fadzli, 19, has yet to be found a…