KK Mart controversy continues to hog headlines

Police probe on KK Group and eight indiduals including founder Datuk Seri KK Chai over socks with Allah word is the headlines in China Press.

The closure of Xin Jian Chang Sdn Bhd due to security concerns and revocation of business licenses by Batu Pahat Municipal Council is the headlines in Nanyang Daily.

Calls for calm over the issue by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to end the prolonged arguments as authorites act promptly on the KK Mart issue is what Sin Chew Daily front paged today.

Hong Kong’s famous culinary figure Hugo Leung Man To’s gourmet tour schedulede in June in Penang is the headlines in Kwong Wah Daily.


Nanyang Daily in its editorial informed that in the current climate of rising prices and increased financial strain, political leaders should prioritize national interests over futile debates.

It said leaders should keep their focus on vital issues such as curbing racial extremism to safeguard the country’s well-being and attract foreign investment, instead of trivial issues like bak kut teh.

Sin Chew Daily in its editorial said that many journalists prioritize producing clickbait news over professionalism, thus risking their integrity. It questioned the influence of Chinese news portals if Chinese dailies cease to exist.

China Press highlighted a cultural event with bak kut teh as a unifying gactor. The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture had served chi kut teh at its media appreciation night.

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