SIBU: Some 90 logs worth about RM282,500, believed to be from illegal logging activities, were seized in a joint operation by the authorities in Bintangor yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR - A key witness in a trial involving ex-premier Najib Razak has been called to the stand on Thursday (June 20), Malaysiakini online news reported.
In light of the 2019 no-smoking law, the Health Ministry has been amping up its efforts to catch wrongdoers in the act.
SIBU: Public tip-off led to the seizure of 90 illegal timber logs worth RM282,500 by a team of enforcement led by 10th Batallion General Operation Force (GOF) on Wednesday (June 19).
Drugs seized from the suspect.
KUCHING: Migration among the Ibans is expected to increase in the next 10 years with more educated individuals seeking jobs that match their qualifications in the city, said Sarawak Chief Minister Aba...
MIRI: Police detained a local man and seized drugs worth RM57,500 in a raid carried out along the road to Kampung Lopeng, Jalan Miri-Bintulu at 10.50am yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Some Brickfields residents are miffed by the way a private company is now running the multi-storey carpark Kompleks Tempat Letak Kereta (TLK) Brickfields.
KUCHING: Eight of the 20 samples received by the State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (SVDL) in the first week of this month have tested positive for rabies.
A DVSS personnel (left) injects a pet dog with the rabies vaccine during a previous mass vaccination exercise.
JUNE 17 — Even though Malaysians enjoy some of the cheapest fuel prices in the region, the amount of time we spend on the road each day means that a big chunk our monthly travel expenditure is spent...
Previously, the Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum Mastercard offered one of the highest monthly cashback caps in Malaysia at a generous RM85. However, the revision will see that cap reduced to R...
KUALA LUMPUR - A singer who made headlines for allegedly keeping a sun bear in her apartment has claimed trial at a Sessions Court here to two charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR /ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A singer who made headlines for allegedly keeping a sun bear in her apartment has claimed trial at a Sessions Court in Malaysia to two charges.
KUALA LUMPUR: A singer who made headlines for allegedly keeping a sun bear in her apartment has claimed trial at a Sessions Court here to two charges.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): The singer who was reported to have kept a sun bear in her condominium unit today pleaded not guilty to two charges of keeping a sun bear cub without a permit and confining the...
KUALA LUMPUR: A local singer claimed trial at the Sessions Court here today to two charges of keeping a sun bear, an endangered animal, without a permit.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — Zarith Sofia Mohd Yasin today claimed trial to two charges of illegally keeping a sun bear cub, a protected animal under the law, in her condominium unit.
KUALA LUMPUR: A singer has pleaded not guilty to two charges related to keeping a sunbear cub, a protected species, without a permit and for keeping the animal in a non-conducive environment.
PARIT: A man who thought Malaysia is the “Wild, Wild East” will be spending seven days in jail and coughing up RM3,000 to avoid additional jail time.
Startup accelerator Techsumption Ventures announced the six deep tech startups that were victorious during the Singapore leg of its pitch competition.
LETTER | Skypark Link is a KTM Komuter train service between KL Sentral and Subang Airport.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here has fixed July 4 for re-mention of the RM2.8mil corruption case of Kinabatangan Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Datin Seri Zizie Ezette A. Samad after prosecution said there were still incomplete documents for the trial.
KOTA MARUDU: For Jabal Singkamung, a resident of Kampung Sonsogon Magandai, rearing stingless bees started as a hobby but is now a source of income.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world’s largest refined tin producers has refuted a Reuters report, and says that delivery of shipments to its customers are on schedule and its operations are “business as usual”.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here today fixed July 4 for re-mention of the corruption cases involving Kinabatangan MP Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Zizie Izette.
LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate,...
ALL of us must eat to live. Food lovers, however, insist that they live to eat.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 8): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has urged the Government to address several issues some of which are related to mega projects and minimum wages so that the ‘Shared Pr...
The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has urged the government to address several issues, some of which are related to mega projects and minimum wages so that the ‘Shared Prosperity’ approach c...
KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has urged the Government to address several issues some of which are related to mega projects and minimum wages so that the ‘Shared Pr...
Social activist group Jingga 13 Malaysia today urged members of the public to donate generously to a victim of the New Zealand terrorist shooting as he is now unable to work to support himself.
North Seberang Perai district police have crippled "Geng Tabika" after arresting four men, including a foreigner, during a crime prevention operation last week.
PETALING JAYA: An environmental activist has called for higher penalties to be enforced on those involved in the import of plastic waste and contaminated waste.
JOHOR BARU: He graduated with a degree in accounting and worked with a company selling safety equipment for 10 years, earning about RM3,500 per month.
Malaysia is cracking down on plastic waste by going after the wallets of those who illegally import the polluting garbage and imposing higher penalties on importers, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin h...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Those found to import plastic waste into Malaysia without permission will be put on a black list and will be made to pay a hefty price to retrieve each of the shipping contain...
KUANTAN (May 30): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah said today that the opportunity to be with the people in the various programs is something very meaningfu...
KUANTAN, May 30 ― Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah said today the opportunity to be with the people in the various programmes is something very meaningful...
PETALING JAYA, May 30 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today said he is eagerly awaiting for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) to fi...
KUALA LUMPUR: A tailor was fined RM3,500 in default six months jail by the Ampang Magistrate Court here today after he pleaded guilty after humiliating the daughter of his female acquaintance at Insta...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A tailor was fined RM3,500 in default six months' jail by the Ampang Magistrate's Court here after he pleaded guilty to humiliating the daughter of a female acquaintance on Instagram.
SANDAKAN: A food factory producing bread products here was ordered to be closed immediately for a 14-day period by the Sandakan Health Office.
KUALA LUMPUR: Majlis Permuafakatan NGO Felda (MPNF) chairman Datuk Mazlan Aliman has appealed to the government to reconsider the decision not to give ‘duit raya’ (cash incentive) to Felda settler...
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 — In honour of the company’s 30th anniversary, Asus has unveiled a limited-edition ZenBook laptop that’s shrouded in a pearly genuine leather and decorated with 18-karat ro...
Whenever people ask me how much will property prices rise these days, I always tell them that it is okay for the prices to just follow the inflation numbers.
A car subscription service may seem like a faraway dream for us Malaysians, but it’s soon becoming a reality.
Owning a car is a huge commitment.
PUTRAJAYA, May 27 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran today urged workers to take up technical and vocational training so they can push for higher salaries.
If you’re looking for a smartphone that packs the best specs at the lowest price possible, the upcoming Redmi K20 is something you should look forward to.
KUCHING: Police are believed to be seeking the help of Interpol to locate a woman who had allegedly assaulted the family’s Filipino maid here.
KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 25 — The Women of Will organisation has launched its novel community kitchen initiative, to help women in the B40 category to learn baking skills and earn an income.
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - McDonald's billboard images featuring iconic landmarks across the country have gone viral.
JASIN: The state government will set up a special committee to investigate pollution and ensure it does not recur along Sungai Melaka.
JASIN (May 24): The Melaka state government will set up a special committee to ensure pollution in the Melaka River does not recur.
PUTRAJAYA: The scholarship funds offered by 12 local universities for Palestinian students to pursue their higher education in Malaysia will be privately funded by the respective universities, said di...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
JASIN, May 24 ― The Melaka state government will set up a special committee to ensure pollution in the Melaka River does not recur.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh.
A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains.
KEPALA BATAS: A man managed to rake in thousands of ringgit in profits every day from drug-processing skills he picked up from the Internet.But it was game over when he was arrested following a raid on his home in Seri Pinang flats in Butterworth on Sunday.
KEPALA BATAS: A man managed to rake in thousands of ringgit in profits every day from drug-processing skills he picked up from the Internet, but he was apprehended following a raid on his home in Seri...
KEPALA BATAS (Bernama): A man managed to rake in thousands of ringgit in profits every day from drug-processing skills he picked up from the Internet, but he was apprehended following a raid on his home at the Seri Pinang flats in Butterworth, near here Sunday (May 19).
PETALING JAYA: It took years of hard work and discipline but for these successful Malaysians, repaying their study loans topped their list of priorities.Datuk Abdul Latiff Abdullah,
The reason why I love the announcements of MY100 and MY50 (click to read) was because it will ensure everyone needing public transport on a daily basis gets to take the public transport at a manageabl...
KUALA LUMPUR: Three men who tried to scam a woman of her car by posing as vehicle repossessors have landed themselves on the police wanted list.
KOTA KINABALU: A man who wanted to start his own business selling stolen mobile phones and electronic gadgets saw his dream crushed when he was arrested by the police for robbery.
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan police seized 1.65kg of syabu and 6,000 yaba pills, all worth RM232,500, in a raid at a budget hotel in Kampung Gaung, Pasir Mas, early today.
PETALING JAYA: Those approached by organisations on the pretext of awarding them for their hard work and achievements should first determine if the said award is based on quantifiable and measurable elements.
KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time, Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo has contributed some RM87,000 to mosques and surau for activities throughout the holy month of Ramadan and the coming Hari Raya celebration.
PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia has clarified that it is not associated or involved with the Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Federation (APTTF), and has never endorsed its Asia Pacific Tour and Travel Awards.
KUALA LUMPUR: Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo has allocated RM87,000 for mosques and suraus in conjunction with Ramadan and the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― A contribution of RM87,000 was allocated by Puchong Parliament yesterday to mosques and surau to enliven activities throughout the Ramadan month and the coming Hari Raya Aidil...
A MAN in Taiwan died after cutting off his penis and slitting his wrist.
PETALING JAYA: It started as a proud achievement for Mike, Farouq, Shantini (not their real names) when they found out that they were receiving awards at the Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Award. But these tourism players are no longer bragging about their prizes. In fact, they have distanced themselves from the awards event.
PETALING JAYA (Bernama): A 28-year-old man thought he could get away with growing cannabis plants at a two-storey link house in Kelana Jaya here but the long arm of the law got him on Monday (May 13).
PETALING JAYA: The government will monitor the threat of monkeypox spreading to Malaysia despite the low risk associated with the disease, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today.
PETALING JAYA, May 14 — A 28-year-old man thought he could get away with growing ganja (cannabis) plants at a two-storey link house in Kelana Jaya here but the long arm of the law got him yesterday.
The Johor government is giving special Aidilfitri financial aid to the state civil servants, said Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
JOHOR BARU, May 14 ― The Johor government is giving special Aidilfitri financial aid to the state civil servants, said Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali has been named patron of the world's most popular musical, The Phantom of the Opera, which will run at Istana Budaya on June 15.
Cheng (right) and his employee installing a tint film on a car.
PETALING JAYA: With the latest window tinting rules in place, car services shops are already seeing booming business.
MIRI: Two avid anglers died while two others were rescued when the boat they were in capsized in the Bakun Dam reservoir in central Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — The Congress of Union Of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) today urged the government to reinstate the housing quota for civil servants.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― Cosmetic mogul Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman has pleaded not guilty to possession of 19 types of beauty products not registered with the Health Ministry at the Magistrates Court in J...
MIRI: One person has been found drowned, another is still missing while two others were rescued after their boat capsized in the Bakun Dam reservoir in central Sarawak on Sunday (May 12).
SINGAPORE: The 2020s are set to be the Asian decade, with the continent dominating an exclusive list of economies expected to sustain growth rates of around 7%.
IPOH: The standard operating procedure (SOP) for women Fire and Rescue Department personnel will be renewed to allow more to join.
KOTA KINABALU: Police have detained 42 individuals for drug-related offences in several raids carried out around the city including in Manggatal, Sembulan and Likas, since May 4.
Patients can be a pain, and nurses often "rescue" doctors from tight situations, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.Dr Wan Azizah, who is also the Women, Family and Develop...
PETALING JAYA: Patients can be a pain, and nurses often "rescue" doctors from tight situations, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world's most influential men.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
I wrote this article over 3 years ago: When CEO’s salaries get too high.