Body of man feared drowned in Tanjung Emas found
JOHOR BARU, Sept 21 — The body of a man who was feared drowned after he was reported missing along with his father while looking for clams in the coastal area of Tanjung Emas near Muar two days ago ...
Bill to finance govt expenditure for Covid-19 passed
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The Dewan Negara today approved the Temporary Measures For Government Financing (Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)) Bill 2020 to cover the temporary spending and financing ...
Matta Fair goes online from Sept 23-30
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has announced its first-ever online MATTA Fair that will take place from Sept 23-30 featuring domestic and future internation...
548 items listed as intangible heritage
KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (MOTAC) through the National Heritage Department (JWN), has gazetted 548 items as ‘Intangible Heritage’ under the National Heritage Act 2005.
A day to strengthen the voices for Global Peace
KUALA LUMPUR: While some parts of the world continue to spend billions of dollars in arms to keep their defence plans in optimum shape, and others engaged in armed conflicts, there will also be a goo...
PCS Dark Horse going full tilt in Sabah polls
BONGAWAN: Some 90 per cent of its candidates are in their 40s, it champions the rights of Sabahans, and none of its candidates are among the much-maligned “political frogs”.
Home for elderly needs help
PETALING JAYA: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Shan Ai Handicapped Welfare Home in Cheras, Selangor, has found its number of visitors and supporters declining, and its residents are in urgent need o...
Illicit fag sales a burning issue
PETALING JAYA: Tighter scrutiny by enforcement agencies during the movement control order (MCO) to curb Covid-19 has failed to stub out the illicit cigarettes trade.
Human interaction on the decline
PETALING JAYA: Face-to-face conversations is becoming the exception rather than the norm, and a chat over afternoon tea is in danger of becoming a thing of the past.
SMEs, traders to benefit under foundation program
KOTA KINABALU: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and local traders in Sabah stand to be enhanced under the Sekhar Economic Initiative, under the Vinod Sekhar Foundation Petra Kasih program...
Former Terengganu MB Wan Mokhtar dies
KUALA TERENGGANU: Former Terengganu Menteri Besar Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar Ahmad died at 6.20 am this morning at Prince Court Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur due to heart complications.
PETALING JAYA: An ongoing pandemic and individual financial constraints may very well decide the outcome of some seats in the Sabah election this Saturday.
Sabah’s economy promising
KOTA KINABALU: A recent statement on Sabahís economic outlook from Datuk Dr Mohd Yaakub Johari, a member of IDS Board is his own personal opinion, said IDS CEO Anthony Kiob.
Giant killer, kingmaker never takes election lightly
TAMBUNAN: He is known as the giant killer and a kingmaker, but this Harvard University graduate knows that he must not take the 16th Sabah state election lightly, especially in defending his ...
Plans to cause trouble Sept 26
KOTA KINABALU: Police have received intelligence that certain elements from a neighbouring are planning to enter Sabah in big numbers to create trouble during polling on Saturday, said Sabah p...
Ewon has good track record in developing Kadamaian
Dr Rizoh, Sanial, Janus.
WITH an estimated RM18 million development brought into Kadamaian for the past two years, incumbent Datuk Ewon Benedick – one of the youngest ministers in the previous stat...
Timely boost for orphanage in need
JOHOR BARU: The Care Haven home for orphans and underprivileged children here is one step closer to reaching its goal of building a nature farm.
Chang aims for change by empowering Likas folk
KOTA KINABALU: Barisan Nasional’s Likas candidate Dr Chang Kee Ying pledges to empower the Likas community and protect the surrounding environment of this urban seat should she secure the seat.
Aida rejects RM20mil marriage proposal
DRAMA producer Datuk A. Aida (pic) turned down a marriage proposal despite the suitor offering her RM20mil to become his second wife, Metro Ahad reported.
put out storeroom fire
KUALA LUMPUR: A fire that broke out in a Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) storeroom has been extinguished and medical services are operating as usual, says HKL director Datuk Dr Heric Corray.
IWK denies pollution came from sewage plant
PETALING JAYA: Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) has dispelled talk that its sewage treatment plant in Rawang discharged effluent into Sungai Gong, causing the river to turn black on Saturday.
High tide fizzles out quickly
KLANG: The high tide along Selangor coastal areas which was expected to be damaging has turned out to be a tame affair.
Take extra care, mothers-to-be told
PETALING JAYA: Amid a global pandemic that shows no signs of abating, expectant mothers have been advised to take extra precautions and ensure that they attend their antenatal appointments with the doctor.
Calls for paedophile registry return
IPOH: Calls for a national paedophile registry to be set up have resumed following several recent cases involving child sex offenders in Malaysia.
Kindness Week makes timely comeback
PETALING JAYA: Students and teachers can finally mark the long-awaited #StandTogether National Kindness Week, which kicks off today after a five-month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Midges bugging the neighbourhood
GEORGE TOWN: Instead of enjoying the sunset, the owner of a bicycle repair shop here has to spend his evenings warding off swarms of midges.
Expert: Aedes mozzies adapting to survive
AEDES mosquitoes in Malaysia have adapted their behaviour in the last 20 years to circumvent efforts to extinguish them, Sin Chew Daily reported, quoting an expert in medical entomology.
Chinese voters returning to Barisan
PETALING JAYA: Chinese voters are slowly returning their support for Barisan Nasional, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic).
Zuraida: Airbnb issue
to be finalised by year-end
ALOR GAJAH: The standardisation of several issues, including regulations, licensing and taxes involving the hotel sector and global online accommodation service provider, Airbnb, will be finalised by the end of this year.
Malaysia’s Rt on the high side
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Rt – an indicator of how fast Covid-19 is spreading – has risen with Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah recently tweeting his alarm.