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No increase in goods prices despite higher fuel cost

Despite an increase of 25 sen per liter in fuel prices with effect from March 1, many business operators maintain that they will leave their prices unchanged for the time being.

The Reformasi heat may not return: analysts

"Kita Lawan" ha called for a peaceful rally in Kuala Lumpur on March 7 to protest against the conviction of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, political analysts are nevertheless of the opinion that it will not be easy to revive that momentum of the 1998 Reformasi movement.

Poor prospects for Anwar's royal pardon

The family of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday submitted a pardon petition to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, and the move temporarily retains Anwar's MP status. However, whether the PKR de facto leader will eventually be released will mark the start of yet another round of political fight. However, it is generally believed that chances for Anwar to be pardoned are not too good.

Malaysians cautioned against dengue fever

In a second tweet in just over a fortnight, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak advised the people to seek treatment immediately if they suspect they have contracted dengue fever.

Enough water supply for Perak up to 6 months

The dams in Perak are able to supply enough water for the whole state for three to six months despite the hot and dry weather.

PAC hopes 1MDB auditing can be done immediately

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) welcomes the instruction from the Cabinet for the National Audit Department to carry out an audit on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Go under shade during Equinox

People, especially those who are frequently exposed to sunlight due to work or other activities, are advised to be under the shade as much as possible during the Equinox phenomenon.

Ignorance of GST leads to manipulation, losses: PPIM

Ignorance of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will only lead to consumers being easily cheated and manipulated by irresponsible quarters, according to the Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) chief activist Datuk Nadzim Johan.

January international air passenger traffic up 5.4%

The international passenger traffic rose 5.4 per cent in January compared with the same month last year, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Mukhriz concerned about spread of extremism

The Kedah Menteri Besar today expressed his concern on the spread of extremist thinking among a small number of residents in the state, causing them to be influenced to go to Syria to perform acts in the name of jihad.