Squid on the road

A lorry loaded with squid spilt its cargo onto Jalan Kuala Selangor, Sungai Buloh, due to improperly closed doors, headlined China Press. Locals scrambled to pick up the free squid, making the scene resemble a bustling market.

Nanyang Daily reported that Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan said that micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with an annual income below RM150,000 are exempt from issuing e-invoices.

The Road Transport Department has launched a large-scale crackdown on tour buses and passenger vehicles starting June 2, headlined Sin Chew Daily. The operation has revealed numerous issues with tour buses, and some cases involving drivers are particularly alarming, including drivers without licences, unlicensed substitute drivers, and even instances of drug use.

As of 9 am yesterday, enforcement officers had inspected 22 buses. In addition to identifying two unlicensed drivers, they also arrested a driver in his thirties who tested positive for marijuana.

Kwong Wah Daily front paged Penang State EXCO for Tourism & Creative Economy Wong Hon Wai emphasised the need for the Immigration Department to assign additional personnel to manage congestion at the airport’s immigration checkpoints, as seven more international direct flights are expected to arrive in Penang in the coming months.

Guang Ming Daily reported that the rumours that the petrol subsidy for RON95 will be eliminated, leading to an increase in the price of RON95 petrol to RM3.38 per litre, is fake.


Nanyang Daily questions whether the unfortunate tour bus accident in Genting Highlands resulted from a flaw in enforcement or malpractice by the drivers. Both parties should be held legally responsible, said the daily.

An accident that nobody wished for has already occurred. The daily sincerely hopes that the deceased and their families receive fair compensation and proper solace. The daily wishes the survivors a speedy recovery and strength.

The Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Transport should enhance inter-departmental collaboration in this era of big data and artificial intelligence, said the daily.