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.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24  -- The minimum wage increase of RM100 to RM1,200 effective Jan 1 in 57 cities and towns from RM1,100 currently is reasonable and will not cause any significant impairment to the bottom line of employers.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24  --  Road users of class one vehicles traveling along the Sungai Besi Expressway (BESRAYA), the New Pantai Expressway (NPE) and the Kajang-Seremban Expressway (LEKAS) will enjoy a 10 per cent discount tomorrow in conjunction with Christmas.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 --  Treated water supply has been diverted to the distribution system from 1am today and water supply to the affected premises in Selangor is expected to be fully restored within 72 hours. 

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 -- The 20th anniversary of Macau's return to China and a flash mob event themed “Budding Zhuhai and Macau, Chasing Dreams in the Greater Bay Area” was held recently at various places, including the Hengqin Port of Zhuhai, China.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23  -- Beginning Jan 1, motorists of class one vehicles can pay toll at 62 toll plazas along 24 highways using their radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags.