Perak, Malaysia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Perak, Malaysia.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,577 in Perak, Malaysia

  1. Sultan Nazrin Becomes Royal Patron For Malaysia's Islamic Finance InitiativeRead the original story

    10 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, has graciously consented to be the Royal Patron for Malaysia's Islamic Finance Initiative, Bank Negara Malaysia announced Wednesday On behalf of the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre Executive Committee, the central bank said under the patronage of Sultan Nazrin, it was envisaged that Malaysia's Islamic finance marketplace would continue to further strengthen the goodwill and strong bilateral relationships the country has established with other nations. "Malaysia's Islamic finance marketplace has emerged as one of the key destinations in Islamic finance, particularly in Islamic banking, sukuk, Islamic equities and takaful markets.

    Comment?

  2. Staying united in the face of adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Patriotic spirit: Performers from the Selendang Perak group waving the Jalur Gemilang during the celebration at the Ipoh Municipal Council Square. - Bernama PEKAN: The state-level Malaysia Day celebration here was carried out to reflect the importance of staying united in the face of adversity.

    Comment?

  3. PKR rep SUES Putrajaya for unconstitutional Sedition ActRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    Against the backdrop of Putrajaya's sedition blitz, an opposition politician has filed a civil suit for a declaration that provisions in the Sedition Act violated his freedom of speech. In his originating summons filed at the Kuala Lumpur High Court registry yesterday afternoon, PKR's Seri Muda assemblyman Mat Shuhaimi Shafiei said sections 3 and 4 of the Sedition Act were against Article 10 of the Federal Constitution.

    Comment?

  4. Perak Names Vjeran Simunic, Coach For Super League Next SeasonRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Perak Football Association has named Vjeran Simunic as coach of the state's football team for the Super League next season. Its president, Datuk Zainol Fadzi Paharuddin announced the Croatian's appointment as new coach for the 'Bos Gaurus' team in a press conference at PAFA's office in Ipoh, Tuesday.

    Comment?

  5. Second Aliran member hauled up in crackdown against freedom of expression, mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Malaysia News

    Yesterday, Wong Hoi Cheng, an Aliran member, was charged with posting comments through his Twitter account that allegedly demeaned the Inspector General of Police and the police. Wong, a director at the Inter-Research and Studies , was charged despite having retracted his tweet and apologising online to both the IGP and the police for allegedly likening the police chief to Nazi military commander Henrich Himmler.

    Comment?

  6. Thai lawyers slam intimidation of rights groups under martial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Malaysia News

    The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights has call for an end to martial law in Thailand and insists that no one should be subjected to arrest and detention via the invocation of martial law. The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights , in collaboration with Cross Cultural Foundation and Amnesty International Thailand, was planning to organise a presentation of report on the human rights situation "Access to Justice in Thailand: Currently Unavailable Human Rights Situation 100 Days after the Coup" on 2 September 2014.

    Comment?

  7. 10 Felda Students Chosen For Global Stem Alliance In New YorkRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 -- Ten students from Felda's Bitara STEM programme have been selected to attend the launching of the Global Science Technology Engineering Mathematics Alliance in New York from Sept 16 to 26. The event would gather the creative works of STEM students from all over the world and a platform for meeting and networking, including with corporations connected to the STEM industry. Felda director-general Datuk Faizoull Ahmad, said the programme, the brainchild of the prime minister would create a new generation in the field of STEM in a developed nation.

    Comment?

  8. AEON Contributes To FRIM's Reforestation Efforts To Re-Green Bidor's Leftover Mining AreaRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 -- More than one thousand nature enthusiast and environmentalist from Malaysia and Japan took part in a tree planting activity - 'Forest Tree Diversity Planting', organised by AEON CO. BHD in an effort to create the Malaysia-Japan Friendship Forest in Bidor, Perak.

    Comment?

  9. Upsr Leak: Quick Action Reflects Government's Transparency And SincerityRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Syamsiah Sahat KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 -- Quick action on the part of the authorities in investigating the leaks in the Primary School Achievement Test 's Science and English examination papers, and arresting those suspected to have been responsible, reflects the government's transparency and sincerity. It also shows the government's will in tracking down the culprits and sending a clear message that it would not hesitate to take appropriate action against the guilty parties.

    Comment?

  10. Pakatan will no longer be Pakatan until PAS roots out bigoted Hadi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Malaysia Chronicle

    In the week that PAS will hold its annual meet or muktamar, the party's still influential former information chief has sent a clear message that the future of the opposition rests with PAS and DAP. Penning his views in PAS' organ Harakahdaily, he noted that DAP would exist even after Lim Kit Siang and his son Guan Eng.

    Comment?

  11. S'Wak Activists Join in: Abolish Sedition Act or face the consequences - 16 NGOs tell PutrajayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Malaysia Chronicle

    A group of young activists in Sarawak, calling themselves 'Eastern Theory" has issued a statement with 16 non-governmental organisations in the state, demanding the repeal of the Sedtion Act. The activist groups went on to vehemently denounce the government 's prosecution of NGO members, academicians, activists, politicians and ordinary citizens under the Sedition Act.

    Comment?

  12. Pok Li's Fruit Salad A Hit In Pengkalan KuborRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    A visit to Pengkalan Kubor will not be complete without stopping at Pok Li's stall which is popular for its fruit salad. Named "Colek Pok Li" after its most popular dish, the stall is run by Jihad Hussain, 64, who has been at it for 23 years.

    Comment?

  13. Johor Can Achieve 3.5 Million Tourist Arrivals With Firefly's JB-Ipoh RouteRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    JOHOR BAHARU, Sept 14 -- Johor is confident of achieving 3.5 million tourist arrivals with the introduction of the new Johor Baharu-Ipoh route by Firefly Sdn Bhd beginning today. State Domestic Trade, Consumerism and Tourism Committee Chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong said the new route was expected to help boost the number of tourist arrivals to the state from 3.1 million recorded last year.

    Comment?

  14. Perak MB Inc, JMG Ink MoU On Minerals ResearchRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    Perak's investment arm Menteri Besar Incorporated has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia on geological research as part of efforts to develop the state's mining and minerals industry. MB Inc chief executive officer Datuk Aminudin Hashim said JMG will undertake research into mineral resources in areas with potential for development.

    Comment?

  15. UPSR Leaks, Two More HeldRead the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 -- Two more people, a teacher and an insurance agent were nabbed in raids in Kuala Ketil, Kedah and Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, Sunday over the leaks in the question papers for Science and English in this year's Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah examination. Kuala Lumpur CID chief, SAC Gan Kong Meng in a statement, Monday, said a 37-year-old male teacher and a 31-year-old male insurance agent were held in the raids.

    Comment?

  16. Malaysia monitoring suspected Ebola caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Malay Mail Online reported on Monday that health officials are monitoring the patient, citing Dr Zulkifli Jantan, Sarawak's state health director. The patient is believed to be a man from Africa.

    Comment?

  17. Teachers arrested over leaked exam papers in M'siaRead the original story

    Sunday | Asia News Network

    Police have arrested four teachers in connection with the UPSR examination leak. The three male and one female primary school teachers from Penang and Parit Buntar in Perak - aged between 30 and 54 - were detained during a series of raids by a police team from Kuala Lumpur at about 3.30pm Saturday.

    Comment?

  18. Full report: Heng showing the report of the survey to be submitted to the government.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: The inability to balance family commitments and work responsibility has kept women away from the job market, a Wanita MCA survey found. The survey on the socio-economic position of urban women was carried out among 1,114 women of all races in 27 parliamentary constituencies the MCA contested in during the 13th general election.

    Comment?

  19. Grenade trap set by angry husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: An angry husband is behind the hand grenade booby trap that went off outside a house in Kampung Baru Subang early Saturday. Sungai Buloh OCPD Supt Junaidi Bujang said the former military officer claimed that his wife had been cheating on him and he had tailed her and the lover to the house along Jalan 4D.

    Comment?

  20. Two Teachers Released, Two More To Be Remanded If Investigations Not Completed By 24 HoursRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 -- Two of the four teachers detained today in connection with the leak in Primary School Achievement Test examination papers will be remanded if the investigation papers cannot be completed within 24 hours. Kuala Lumpur CID chief SAC Gan Kong Meng said two other teachers were released on police bail after their statements were recorded.

    Comment?