Malaysia’s Home Ministry provides rationale and benefits of allowing tourists from China and India to enter the country visa-free while providing plans to ensure the nation’s security is not compromised.
One year after becoming Malaysia’s opposition, Perikatan Nasional has failed as an opposition bloc, and will continue to be one for the foreseeable future, unless the leaders from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Pas can change their thinking, says political analyst Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing revealed in Dewan Rakyat this morning that his ministry and officials from the relevant agencies will meet today to discuss ways to bring in more tourists from China and India following Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s announcement over the weekend, regarding the visa-free entry into the country.
The iconic Taiping Zoo will now feature several animals, including a pair of striped skunks, Mandarin ducks, Violet Turacos, and several Gouldian finches, that will attract and enhance visitors’ experience.
Yeap Thean Eng, who now owns what was once the Kapitan China of Perak, Chung Keng Quee’s residence in Taiping, plans to refurbish the 139-year-old townhouse to give future generations a glimpse of life in the 1800s.
The Malaysian government needs to be more proactive, instead of reactive, in promoting race relations and unity, especially among the young in schools, says Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Teo Kok Seong.
Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim celebrates his first year in office, tomorrow. While he has done well considering the circumstances, political analyst Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk gives him only a C- rating, saying that while Anwar’s intentions are noble, his government lacks direction in setting an agenda.
The Road Transport Department has detected several social media and messaging platforms where scammers offer fake driving licences.
The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, says his imminent appointment as the 17th Yang di-Pertuan Agong is not a ‘promotion’ but an additional responsibility that requires sacrifice both in time and energy, as head of state.
The illegal gambling menace in Malaysia continues to make headlines. This is a decades-long issue that has morphed from illegal sellers taking bets at coffee shops to punters placing bets via mobile phone applications.
DIRI, launched on Nov 16 in Kuala Lumpur, combines education and entertainment in a unique blend, poised to redefine traditional education and corporate training.
Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, expresses anger at the gross violation of human rights in Gaza, and urges global leaders to demand a ceasefire, during a forum in Istanbul, Turkiye, today, in support of the Palestinians.
Denys Mykhailiuk, Charge d’affaires at the Ukraine Embassy, praises Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for speaking out against the Russian invasion at the recent UN General Assembly. He now hopes Malaysia will follow the footsteps of 70 other nations in reopening its embassy in Kyiv.