US govt to send delegation to Burma

US govt to send delegation to Burma

The United States is preparing to send a rare mission to Burma but warns that its bid to engage the military junta after decades of hostility will be “slow and painful.”

Kurt Campbell, the assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said a team would head to Burma to follow up on talks last month in New York, which marked the highest-level US contact with the regime in nearly a decade.

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Information and Communications, Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim: Internet services a let down

Information and Communications, Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim:

Internet services a let down

CYBERJAYA: The Government wants the Malaysian Communi­cations and Multimedia Commission to find out why the cost of Internet services in the country is high.

Information, Communications, Cul­­­ture and Arts Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said that apart from the high cost of getting Internet connection, the public was also generally unhappy with the quality of the service, particularly its speed.

“Consumers’ main grouse is that they are charged more compared to users in other countries but the quality of service is not up to mark.

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Please help the Myanmar Migrants NOW! Feel free not to extend any condolences to our families only after we die

Please help the Myanmar Migrants NOW,

according to YAB PM Datuk Sri Najib’s slogan!

Feel free not to extend any condolences to our families only after we die

Especially please feel free not to extend any condolences to my family only after I die. I believe that Allah would judge me on my deeds but based on whether I am the holder of MYCARD or not. And I hope that as a Muslim country, your officers would not refuse my burial permit if I die without Mycard.

On another matter, Hishammud-din said it was unfortunate that the National Registration Department was not able to give Choong Yik Sheng, 99, who died on Tuesday, his new red MyKad in time.

“His MyKad had been done and we were going to hand it to him that day. It’s very sad and I extend my condolences to his family,’’ he added.

Home Ministry to announce KPI for agencies next month

KUALA LUMPUR: In a bid to further improve its services, the Home Ministry will set key performance indicators (KPI) for all agencies and divisions under its purview next month.

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