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PROGRAMME WITH SCIENTISTS IN SCHOOLS TO ATTRACT STUDENTS’ INTEREST IN STEM – MOE

KUALA LUMPUR, A programme with scientists will be carried out immediately in 100 schools nationwide to attract students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), said Education Minister Fadhlina Sidek. She said the programme would be implemented with the collaboration of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). She said the ministry, together…

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COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER: NO DIRECTIVE TO MEDIA OUTLETS TO DISABLE COMMENT SECTIONS

KUALA LUMPUR, Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil stressed that he has never instructed any media outlet, including the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama), to disable the comment section on their social media accounts. He said media outlets have the right to impose restrictions by methods deemed necessary, including closing the comment section, taking into account the…

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BURSA MALAYSIA TURNS LOWER SOON AFTER OPENING SLIGHTLY FIRMER

KUALA LUMPUR, Bursa Malaysia, which opened slightly up, turned lower soon after on cautious trading sentiment following the negative Wall Street performance overnight. At 9.10 am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 0.71 of-a-point to 1,632.83 from Wednesday’s close of 1,633.54. The index opened 0.16 of-a-point higher at 1,633.70. In the broader market,…

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FBM KLCI FUTURES LOWER IN EARLY TRADE

KUALA LUMPUR, The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives traded lower this morning. At 9.45 am, spot month for July 2024 and December 2024 fell 2.0 points each to 1,638.0 and 1,632.0, respectively, while August 2024 eased 1.5 points to 1,642.0 and September 2024 declined 2.5 points to 1,625.0….

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