UNHCR not cooperating with refugee numbers

JOHOR BAHRU, 13 May 2017 (The Star) : The Home Ministry is identifying the exact number of refugees holding cards issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the exercise was required as the UNHCR had not cooperated with the ministry on the number of UNHCR refugees in Malaysia. He said he could not understand why the UNHCR refused to give the exact number of refugees from its data base. “We will do the exercise with or without the involvement of the UNHCR and we will issue identification cards by

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No altercation at surau if there’s tolerance

JOHOR BAHRU, 6 May 2017 (The Star) : The altercation in front of a surau in Jalan Austin Perdana here after Friday prayers would not have occurred if all parties had practised tolerance, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. He said the driver whose car was blocked by other vehicles parked on the road side should not have honked while people were performing their prayers. At the same time, he said, the mosque goers should not have acted violently against the driver. “The men who attacked the driver could have talked with him instead of attacking him.  “The

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Cops are rounding up gang leaders to curb spread of problem

JOHOR BAHRU, 6 May 2017 (New Straits Times) : The police are currently conducting an on-going crackdown to round up gang leaders in an effort to combat the menace. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said several gang leaders are expected to be arrested soon as police intensify efforts against gang-related activities. “This has become a worrying issue as these gangs are now recruiting school children as members. If we don’t put a stop to it now, the problem will continue to spread,” he said. He said police have already succeeded in arresting several gang leaders during operations in

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Funding cuts not stopping war on drugs

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 April 2017 (The Star) : The war on drugs has not stopped despite the government facing a weak economy and cuts in fundings, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed He said the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) is still active in its fight against the drug scourge eventhough its funding has been cut by RM30mil in the past few years. “Their funding was cut despite the trend showing that the number of addicts in Malaysia has increased. “But they have never wavered or stop. They still work closely with all the relevant agencies in working to

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OBE: Penyelesaian Terhadap Persepsi Negatif Kepada Kerajaan

Jumaat ini, Perdana Menteri Malaysia Keenam Datuk Seri Najib Razak akan membentangkan Bajet 2015 iaitu bajet terakhir dalam Rancangan Malaysia ke 10 (RMK10) dengan seluruh rakyat daripada segenap lapisan sudah pasti menanti dengan penuh berdebar-debar inisiatif, dasar serta ‘goodies’ yang diperkenalkan kerajaan. Pentingnya Bajet 2015 ini, kerana ia juga adalah bajet terakhir sebelum Malaysia memperkenalkan Cukai Barang dan Perkhidmatan (GST) mulai 1 April 2015 pada kadar 6 peratus selain RMK11 akan pula dibentangkan pada Mei tahun depan. Datuk Seri Najib dan kerajaan pimpinannya sudah pasti juga mengambil kira pelbagai maklum balas serta cadangan rakyat yang dikumpul melalui laman web peribadi

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Kos Jangka Panjang Subsidi Minyak, PR1MA dan BR1M Kepada Bajet

Semalam seluruh umat Islam menyambut Hari Raya Aidiladha atau lebih dikenali sebagai Hari Raya Korban di Malaysia dan sudah past kemeriahan mengorbankan lembu dan kambing sedikit terjejas dengan pengurangan subsidi petrol RON 95 serta diesel sebanyak RM0.20 sen pada tengah malam Khamis lalu, 2 Oktober. Mungkin kerajaan cuba mengambil mood hari raya korban untuk menurunkan subsidi bahan api berkenaan sekali gus meningkatkan harganya di pasaran dengan memberi isyarat mahu rakyat turut ‘berkorban’ kesenangan mereka selepas sejak 1997 menikmati subsidi untuk bahan api berkenaan. Langkah yang dianggap sementara untuk menangani krisis mata wang Asean pada ketika itu, diteruskan semata-mata untuk ‘membeli’

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