News http://malaysiandigest.com/news.html Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:22:24 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Pan Borneo Highway: Immigration Issues With Brunei To Be Solved Next Year http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709472-pan-borneo-highway-immigration-issues-with-brunei-to-be-solved-next-year.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709472-pan-borneo-highway-immigration-issues-with-brunei-to-be-solved-next-year.html

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN -- Immigration issues related to the Pan Borneo Highway that passes through Brunei are expected to be solved before the Malaysia-Brunei Annual Leaders’ Consultation next year.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:35:51 +0800
Malaria On The Rise In Sabah - Yong http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709471-malaria-on-the-rise-in-sabah-yong.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709471-malaria-on-the-rise-in-sabah-yong.html

KOTA KINABALU -- Malaria is among infectious diseases that registered an increase in Sabah with 1,660 cases reported from January to Nov 11, this year, the state legislative assembly was told today.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:17:39 +0800
Johor Tables A Surplus Budget For 2018 http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709469-johor-tables-a-surplus-budget-for-2018.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709469-johor-tables-a-surplus-budget-for-2018.html

ISKANDAR PUTERI -- The Johor government has tabled a surplus budget of RM1.141 million for 2018 -- its eighth since 2011.  

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:09:56 +0800
Strong Political Leadership Needed To Harmonise Implementation Of Digital Economy & Green Economy http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709466-strong-political-leadership-needed-to-harmonise-implementation-of-digital-economy-green-economy.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709466-strong-political-leadership-needed-to-harmonise-implementation-of-digital-economy-green-economy.html

KUCHING — A strong political leadership is needed to set the tone in harmonising the implementation of digital ecomomy and green economy worldwide, said World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Chairman Tun Musa Hitam.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:50:12 +0800
Expatriates Just Voted On Their Favourite Cities Around The World And One M'sian City Came Out Tops http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709456-expatriates-just-voted-on-their-favourite-cities-around-the-world-and-one-m-sian-city-came-out-tops.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709456-expatriates-just-voted-on-their-favourite-cities-around-the-world-and-one-m-sian-city-came-out-tops.html

 Filepic: Huffington Post

Using responses from nearly 13,000 people living and working abroad, one city in Malaysia has come out ahead of European cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona or closer to home, Bangkok.

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carolina@malaysiandigest.com (Carolina Cheah) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:42:41 +0800
Uighur Escapees Unlikely To Try To Enter Malaysia Via Golok, Say Sources http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709455-uighur-escapees-unlikely-to-try-to-enter-malaysia-via-golok-say-sources.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709455-uighur-escapees-unlikely-to-try-to-enter-malaysia-via-golok-say-sources.html

Filepic: NSTPKOTA BARU: Thai authorities believe that the remaining 15 Uighur Muslims who had escaped an immigration detention centre in Sadao, will not pass through the town of Sungai Golok to escape to Malaysia.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:39:18 +0800
Mission To Turn Johor Into Most Developed State Through 10-Year Development Plan - MB http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709453-mission-to-turn-johor-into-most-developed-state-through-10-year-development-plan-mb.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709453-mission-to-turn-johor-into-most-developed-state-through-10-year-development-plan-mb.html

Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Nov 23 -- Johor  Menteri  Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today introduced  a new mission for the state which is aimed at turning Johor into the most developed and prosperous state within 10 years from now.

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haziqalfian@malaysiandigest.com (Haziq) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:36:59 +0800
Year Six Results Have Revealed That More Than 50,000 Pupils Are Obese http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709451-year-six-results-have-revealed-that-more-than-50-000-pupils-are-obese.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709451-year-six-results-have-revealed-that-more-than-50-000-pupils-are-obese.html

Pic: NSTPPUTRAJAYA: The inclusion of Body Mass Index (BMI) component in the Primary School Assessment Report (PPSR) has brought to the fore a point of concern - statistics have revealed that more than 50,000 Year Six pupils are obese nationwide.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:29:11 +0800
Government Keeping Close Watch On Unsold Properties http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709447-government-keeping-close-watch-on-unsold-properties.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709447-government-keeping-close-watch-on-unsold-properties.html

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia’s quarterly 2017 bulletin states that there are 130,690 unsold residential properties.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:19:00 +0800
Help Detect Bid Rigging In Public Procurement, Says MYCC http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709446-help-detect-bid-rigging-in-public-procurement-says-mycc.html http://malaysiandigest.com/news/709446-help-detect-bid-rigging-in-public-procurement-says-mycc.html

Abu Samah Shabudin

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is urging  government agencies to assist the commission in identifying bid rigging in public procurement as the offence was in violation of the Competition Act 2010.

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haziqalfian@malaysiandigest.com (Haziq) Local Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:17:07 +0800