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Daim outlines Harapan's priorities, and 8 things that happened yesterday

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. Former minister Daim Zainuddin said the Pakatan Harapan government must set the issues of cost of living, housing and tolls as its priorities.

2. PKR will decide on its course of action in relation to the sexual harassment allegation against Sungai Siput MP S Kesavan, with the police concluding the investigation.

3. PKR president Anwar Ibrahim apologised for a carnival-like Ramadan event organised by the party's youth wing.

4. DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said after having tackled "kleptocrats," the Harapan government should now go after "sharks."

5. Former Umno supreme council member Johari Abdul Gani said it is too early for Umno and PAS to discuss seat allocation for the general election.

6. De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong denied claims by a Singapore minister that he interfered in the republic's justice system in relation to the pending execution of Malaysian P Pannir Selvam.

7. The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association urged the government to allocate a 20 percent quota to bumiputera contractors for the East Coast Rail Link project.

8. Perak ruler Sultan Nazrin Shah consented to the suspension of mosque and surau committee chairpersons who allowed political party programmes under their watch while investigations are being conducted.

9. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government is committed to strengthening ties with China.

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