KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 -- There are still people who refuse to abide by the smoking ban at all eateries on the first day of full enforcement of the ruling across the country today.

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 27 -- The first phase of free breakfast programme (PSP) will be implemented on Jan 20, 2020 at 100 primary schools nationwide, said the Education Ministry (KPM).

LABUAN, Dec 27 -- The federal government continues to allocate the annual RM9 million subsidy for travellers' sea transport cost from Labuan to the mainland of Sabah and Sarawak and vice versa next year, amid the island's economic slowdown.

PASIR MAS, Dec 26 -- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has provided assistance to 1,326 students from four flood-affected schools in Pasir Mas to help them in their preparations for the new school session next week.

SERIAN, Dec 26  -- Having witnessed solar eclipse phenomenon three times and is about to witness the fourth one is most humbling yet enlightening experience for Sarawak Mufti Department’s Astronomy Division officer Ustaz Mohamad Mokarat.

By Balkish Awang

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 26 -- Today’s date will always be remembered not only by the people in Malaysia, but also by those in countries that were hit by the 2004 tsunami such as Indonesia, Thailand and India, which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

By Soon Li Wei and Nurhafizah Tan


KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 26 -- The year 2019 brought a glimmer of hope towards the solution of Kampung Baru dilemma after the government offered several options to landowners, including a new price of RM1,000 per square foot (sq. ft), in its effort to proceed with the redevelopment plan for the area.