Monthly Archives: November 2017

November 20

Bad attitude, not lack of skill, is jobless graduates’ biggest hurdle

Skim Latihan 1Malaysia organiser Norashikin Ismail calls the current stock of young graduates the ‘strawberry generation’, who will up and quit when they are told off for doing their jobs badly. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, November 20, 2017.   FOR many out-of-work graduates, a spoilt attitude and unrealistic expectations are the main impediments […]

November 19

Cabinet orders DBKL to halt approvals for four types of developments

The Cabinet has directed Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) to freeze approvals for four types of developments following a study by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) that raised the alarm on a glut in these buildings. In a document sighted by, DBKL was instructed to cease considering and approving the development of shopping complexes, offices, […]

November 11

EPF confirms woman’s account secure after share scare

“EPF’s investigation found Tan’s EPF savings secured and updated to the latest contribution month and the nominations made in 2012 are still valid and in effect,” according to an EPF statement yesterday. An allegation that a Malay man from Kelantan had been registered as Tan’s EPF savings nominee is not true,” said EPF. The statement […]

November 02

‘Why clamp my car but not the VIP one?’

A WOMAN took to Twitter to vent her frustration after her car was clamped by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) while the Mercedes-Benz in front of hers was spared. The viral tweet posted on Oct 19 under the handle@WinnieKepala got DBKL into action and caught the attention of former Inspector General of Police Tan Sri […]