New scam lurking on social media

The Public Accounts Committee has revealed that the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) not only used the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF), which is paid monthly by employers, for high-risk investments but also for various lavish activities and overseas trips, with each event costing up to RM6 million, headlined China Press.

Starting from September 1, insurance companies and Takaful operators must provide consumers with the option to purchase medical and health insurance as well as Takaful products with a “co-payment” feature, Nanyang Daily reported.

Malaysia’s badminton mixed doubles shuttler Lai Pei Jing, exposed a new type of scam called the “cross-border e-commerce scam” that has begun to surface in Malaysia on July 21 headlined Sin Chew Daily.

This new scam is already lurking on social media platforms such as Xiaohongshu, Douyin, and Facebook.

A fire burned fiercely through the night, destroying four wooden houses in Jelutong, Penang, Kwong Wah Daily and Guang Ming Daily led.

The blaze left 27 residents from six Chinese families homeless.


It is truly lamentable that politicians persistently encourage young people not to feel ashamed of Malaysia’s rigid education quota system, said Nanyang Daily. The politicians fervently promote that this system ensures national security in the future, arguing it is not racial discrimination, added the daily.