Cheers for Harimau Malaya and 10 things that happened yesterday

Kini Roundup

7 Sep 2019, 12:01 pagi

Updated a year ago


KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. After an amazing win against Indonesia, politicians Lim Kit Siang and Zaid Ibrahim issued reminders of how Harimau Malaysia's multiethnic make-up translated into success.

2. The Indonesian government has apologised for the behaviour of Indonesian fans during the game - a World Cup qualifying match - which saw several Malaysian fans injured.

3. Universiti Malaya students have revived its orientation week convoy - the first time in 40 years.

4. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad urged Malays to work hard or risk losing jobs to foreigners.

5. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned the extradition of Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik only in passing during his meeting with Mahathir in Russia, according to Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.

6. Two demonstrations were held in Kuala Lumpur over New Delhi’s move to revoke autonomy for the Kashmir region and called for Modi to step down.

7. A group has submitted "evidence" implicating a minister in a sex video controversy to the Selangor palace.

8. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng predicted that trade and foreign investments will continue to grow in the second half of the year.

9. Bentong MP Wong Tack has urged the MACC to investigate the Prime Minister's Office over the release of a FAQ on the Lynas rare earth refinery.

10. Lynas Corporation Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder city in Australia for a review and due diligence of potential sites for its new cracking and leaching plant.

11. Watch the live broadcast of a debate tonight between youths in Parliament – to be moderated by House speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof - on the need to amend laws to protect workers in the era of the gig economy on KiniTV and Astro Awani.

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