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Housing and Local Government Minister Nga Kor Ming’s call to all 155 local councils for stringent enforcement against litterbugs is the headlines in three dailies – Sin Chew Daily, China Press an Kwong Wah Yit Poh. Fines would be imposed without discounts.

The directive comes following reports that people are littering in Pahang before they go to Kelantan.

A Malaysian Chinese college student has been conned and is believed to be taken by people disguised as immigration official in Puchong. The victim’s father has received a photo of with demands for RM17,000, reported Guang Ming.

Nanyang Daily led with Malaysia being in the limelight as a global hub for back-end testing of semiconductors and being the winner in the US-China chip war.

Its advantages lie in its ability to meet the needs of international companies like the Western companies that prefer to “shift, run, and debug” operations.


Political leaders must balance between orders and country dynamics carefully. If party leaders focus too much on race and religion and refuse free competition and cooperation, it can stifle the vibrancy of social and economic development and lead Malaysia to make the wrong decision and ultimately lead Malaysia to destruction.

This call was made by Nanyang in view of the KK Mart controversy which has been made worse by Umno Youth chief Dr Akmal Salleh.

Therefore Malaysia needs to move forward positively and party leaders must prepare to innovate, adjust and transform through reform and modernization

The daily called for the nation to take advantage of diverse talent in the decision-making process, so people can believe they can bring meaningful changes.

Changes will undoubtedly lead to a better future.