Pang Sock Tao secures KKB seat unofficially
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Pang Sock Tao secures KKB seat unofficially

Pang Sock Tao of DAP representing Pakatan Harapan (PH) retained the Kuala Kubu Baharu (KKB) seat unofficially with a majority of 3865 votes. She obtained 14000 votes. Her closest competitor Khairul Azhari Saut of Bersatu who represented the Perikatan National, polled 10135 votes, according to unofficial results. The other candidates, Parti Rakyat Malaysia’s Hafizah Zainuddin,…

Bidding system for e-hailing services never approved
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Bidding system for e-hailing services never approved

Transport Minister Anthony Loke said that his ministry never approved the use of a bidding system by e-hailing services in Malaysia to determine fares. He has directed the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) to investigate the system currently being used among e-hailing drivers. “APAD will look into this, and as far as I know we…

Penang to raise state civil servants’ salary as well
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Penang to raise state civil servants’ salary as well

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow announced that Penang will raise state civil servants’ salaries in December, in line with the federal government’s new Public Service Remuneration Scheme for public servants. Chow stated that while the salary increase would be aligned with the federal level, further research is needed before implementation. “We will follow the…

Malaysia mourns the loss of Senate President Mutang Tagal
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Malaysia mourns the loss of Senate President Mutang Tagal

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said that Malaysia has lost a dedicated leader in parliamentary reform with the passing of Senate President Senator Datuk Mutang Tagal. The prime minister said even though Mutang retired from politics years ago, his commitment to improving the Parliament, including the Senate, was clear when he became Senate president…

Celebrity Shocked by Malaysia’s littering culture
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Celebrity Shocked by Malaysia’s littering culture

Taiwanese internet celebrity Ira, who recently moved to Ipoh, Perak was shocked when she witnessed a woman littering from her car.  She described it as the most outrageous behaviour she had encountered since arriving in Malaysia. On May 8th, Ira posted a 9-minute and 30-second video filmed at an unnamed cafe in Ipoh. As she…

Epf i-Akaun down
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Epf i-Akaun down

Many people were unable to complete transactions on the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) flexi account due to ongoing maintenance being conducted on their i-Akaun system. Today the EPF unveils the third account, dubbed the Flexi Account, however the option to transfer initial funds to Account 3 will commence on May 12th. So it came to…

Malaysia’s internet sensation alerts public to cash-for-clothes scam
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Malaysia’s internet sensation alerts public to cash-for-clothes scam

Malaysia Internet sensation Little Ma Brother (name transliterated) warned that scammer groups are now enticing people with promises of up to RM500 cash for exchanging old clothes. He revealed in a video he posted on Facebook that in the past, scammers groups used parcel scams to steal money, but now, they’ve switched tactics. He said…