Sand miner found drowned after boat capsizes
SHAH ALAM (Bernama): An employee of a sand mining company was found drowned at about 11.35am Wednesday (Feb 24), after the boat he was riding in capsized in a 14m-deep sand mine in Kampung Labuan Dagang, Kuala Langat, near here.
Nine districts remain as red zones in Sarawak with 2,319 local transmission cases recorded in last two weeks
KUCHING, Feb 24 — Nine districts namely Meradong, Kuching, Samarahan, Julau, Subis, Kapit, Bintulu, Miri and Sibu remain as Covid-19 red zones in the state with a total of 2,319 local transmission c...
New palm oil cess damages economic recovery – Yong
KOTA KINABALU: Hitting the palm oil industry with an additional cess of RM2 per ton of crude palm oil and palm kernel oil is damaging the economic recovery of the country, especially oil palm pr...
List of SPM History Paper 2 topics leaked
PETALING JAYA: A list of topics students were tested on in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) History Paper 2 was leaked on messaging platforms moments before the paper began at 10am Wednesday (Feb 24).
Ex-speaker now heads lawyers’ disciplinary body
PETALING JAYA: Former Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof has been appointed chairman of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (ASDB), an independent body that arbitrates complaints ...
Aviation safety intact despite pandemic
THE public should not assume that due to limited flying as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, flight safety is being eroded and consequently air travel might be unsafe now.
theSun lauded for winning award
PETALING JAYA: Recognition in the Media Networks category of the prestigious Putra Brand Awards (PBA) 2020 is well-deserved for theSun, its readers said yesterday.
PETALING JAYA: A decade in the wilderness has done little to diminish Dr Mohd Khir Toyo’s passion for political office.
NUTP: Schools ready for reopening
PETALING JAYA: Schools have been preparing for reopening since the start of this year and are ready to welcome pupils back for face-to-face learning, said National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) secretary-general Harry Tan Huat Hock.Although schools are ready for the March 1 reopening, the union – which has 220,000 members – hopes the government will consider implementing a rotational system to ensure schools with a large student enrolment will be able to adhere strictly to the Covid-19 standard operating procedure.
Closing CNY with a bang
PETALING JAYA: Restaurants and eateries are now seizing the last golden opportunity in view of Chap Goh Meh this Friday to promote festive menus and dining packages to make up for loss of income over the past two weeks.
Vehicles with insurance can be used without road tax
PETALING JAYA: Motorists may still operate their vehicles with a valid insurance certificate (e-cover note) although the renewal of road tax for private vehicles at post offices nationwide has been suspended until March 31.
DHPP rep resigns from all party positions
PAS Supporters Assembly (DHPP) national secretary S.Barathidasan has resigned from all his positions in the party, citing difficulties in voicing out non-Muslim issues, Makkal Osai reported.
‘Heat won’t kill virus’
GEORGE TOWN: The hot weather currently being experienced in the country, may reduce the survivability of the SARS-Cov-2 virus but will not kill it, says Universiti Sains Malaysia virologist Prof Dr Yahya Mat Arip.
Putting on a great show
BEIJING: A “super junior” lion dance troupe took centre stage at the Chinese New Year reception hosted by the Malaysian Embassy here.
‘Snap elections possible’
PETALING JAYA: With tension brewing between Barisan Nasional and Perikatan Nasional, political analysts believe that a snap general election may be held as early as in the middle of this year once the Covid-19 pandemic shows signs of improvement.