Topic: April 14
KUALA LUMPUR: The police is appealing for cooperation from the public to locate a senior citizen who has been reported missing since April 14.
Former Selangor executive council member Ean Yong Hian Wah has been appointed as the Port Klang Authority (PKA) chairperson.
KUALA LUMPUR: On April 14, two men believed to be Myanmar nationals were killed after they were struck by a KTM commuter at Km371.7 of the Sungai Buloh-Kepong track.
KUALA LUMPUR: A 27-year-old woman who went on a holiday to China with her boyfriend in March has not returned home.
After only 11 months in office, Kempas assemblyperson Osman Sapian said he believed that his final decision to resign as Johor menteri besar was the best thing for him to do.
HELSINKI, May 24 — The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least €700 million (RM3.2 million), Finland’s larg...
KOTA KINABALU: Teachers in Sabah and Sarawak are backing the stand of the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) that it is unfair to only blame teachers for students’ poor English languag...
LAST April’s launch of UK life insurer Reviti, a wholly owned subsidiary of Philip Morris International, marks a new milestone of absurdity in the story arc of the tobacco industry.
PETALING JAYA: An academic has urged the national teachers’ union to acknowledge that bad teaching is a primary reason for poor English proficiency among students.
KUALA LUMPUR: A comprehensive study should be conducted to determine the cause of poor English Language proficiency among school children, rather than continually blaming the teachers, their union sai...
The Education Ministry and stakeholders of the education sector need to make a comprehensive study to determine the cause of poor English language proficiency among students, rather than blame it on t...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education (MOE) and stakeholders of the education sector need to make a comprehensive study to determine the cause of poor English Language (BI) proficiency among student...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) and stakeholders of the education sector need to make a comprehensive study to determine the cause of poor English Language (BI) proficiency am...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The office of Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today said that an unnamed blogger is trying to pit Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) against the police’s Spec...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — The purported practice by Barisan Nasional of giving out government land to the royalty is allegedly happening in Johor under the new Pakatan Harapan administration, former ve...
Veteran newsman A Kadir Jasin today claimed that the Pakatan Harapan-led Johor government is slipping back to the old BN ways of giving away land to royalty.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) secretary-general Harry Tan said forcing non-English language teachers to sit for an examination on the language is a bandaid t...
PETALING JAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) is upset that non-English language teachers have been told to sit for an English test, saying that it would add to their burden.
ISKANDAR PUTERI (May 7): The close cooperation rendered by civil servants in Johor in the past year has been instrumental in the smooth implementation of projects carried out by the Pakatan Harapan (P...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education has been urged to reconsider its directive for English language teachers to sit for the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) examination.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The Ministry of Education has been urged to reconsider its directive for English language teachers to sit for the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) examination.
ISKANDAR PUTRI: The close cooperation rendered by civil servants in Johor in the past year has been instrumental in the smooth implementation of projects carried out by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) admini...
Poterski and Poterska taking a photo with their Polski Fiat during a stopover in Kuala Lumpur.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pawel Poterski and Joanna Poterska have been bitten by the travel bug for as long as they can remember.
PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry’s efforts to improve the nation’s English have left teachers and parents feeling anxious.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad's announcement that Mazlan Bujang has been appointed as the new Johor Bersatu chairperson has fuelled speculation of a rift between the party's chairperson and its president, Muhyi...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
The Long Night, episode three of Game Of Thrones' final season, set the Internet alight, with over 7.8 million tweets as of April 28 – a new record for the epic HBO series.
JOHOR BARU: All 26 Division heads of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) in Johor today expressed their support to Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal (pix) on his appointment as the new Johor Mentri Besar.
JOHOR BARU: All 26 Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) division chiefs have thrown their support behind Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal nearly two weeks after his appointment as Mentri Besar.
JOHOR BARU, April 27 — All 26 Division heads of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) in Johor today expressed their support to Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal on his appointment as the new Johor Menter...
JOHOR BARU: All 26 Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) division chiefs have thrown their support behind Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal nearly two weeks after he was appointed Johor Mentri Besar.
ISKANDAR PUTERI (April 24): Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has denied that those in the new State Executive Council lineup are a “team” aligned to Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin...
Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has denied that those in the new state executive council lineup are a 'team' aligned to Bersatu president and Johor Pakatan Harapan chairperson Muhyiddin Yassin.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): Boustead Holdings Bhd independent non-executive chairman General Tan Sri Panglima Mohd Ghazali Che Mat has been redesignated as non-independent non-executive chairman of the g...
SHAH ALAM: A transport company manager lost RM1.6 million after being cheated by a ‘love scam’ syndicate led by foreigners from African countries.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) has accepted a Letter of Award from Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) to supply up to 351,000 tonnes of caustic soda to the latter’s s...
SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A transport company manager lost RM1.6mil after being cheated by a ‘love scam' syndicate led by foreigners.
JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today conferred on the new Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal a state award that carries the title ‘Datuk’. According ...
JOHOR BARU: Three new faces are among the 10 Johor state executive council (exco) members who were sworn in before the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, at Istana Bukit Serene,...
PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has no influence in the selection of the new state executive councillors, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
Ten new members of the Johor state executive council took their oaths before state ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today.
KOTA BARU, April 21 — A man who threatened to slash his mother because the woman had served him fried chicken that was not well-cooked was fined RM6,000, in default 12 months’ jail, by the Magis...
KOTA BARU (Bernama): A man who threatened to slash his mother because she had served him fried chicken that was not well-cooked was fined RM6,000, in default 12 months' jail, for criminal intimidation by the Magistrate's Court here Sunday (April 21).
ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 21 — The new Johor executive council will be named tomorrow following Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar’s royal assent earlier today, said Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muh...
Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin had an audience with Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar this morning.
JOHOR BARU, April 20 — Johor PKR will give its full support to the state’s mentri besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today.
SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the KLIA2.
KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested three more suspects over a gang assault at a popular shopping mall here.
This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly as 'Issues at Fortis explained' (pages 68 and 69), on April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019.
SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the magistrate’s court here today for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the ...
Authorities suspect foreign tankers discharged marine fuel oil that resulted in the oil spill detected off Kota Tinggi yesterday.
JOHOR BARU: The authorities suspect foreign tankers had discharged marine fuel oil that resulted in the spill detected off Kota Tinggi on Wednesday.
PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
LAHAD DATU: Police arrested a jobless man for beating up his wife and child with a barbell during a heated argument at their house in Kg Tabanak here.
KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a gang assault at a popular shopping centre here on Sunday (April 14).
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly appointed Johor Menteri Besar, at his office in Putrajaya on Thursday (April 18...
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly minted Johor Mentri Besar at his office on Thursday.
SEREMBAN - A Rohingya mother is appealing to her two young daughters who apparently ran away to come home.
Huawei and cryptocurrency maker DigiX together announced a world-class smartphone design theme competition that will divide US$330,000 (RM1.36mil) between over 100 winners. Starting April 20, if you're an aspiring digital illustrator, you can begin submitting your work designed in accordance with the theme "Hello, New Art".
Gigi Hadid is getting grilled over her new partnership with McDonald’s.
Singulato workers unwrapping a concept car, dubbed the iC3, which is based on a discontinued EV of Toyota, in preparation for the upcoming auto show in Shanghai on April 14.
JOHOR BARU: The state-investment arm, Johor Corp (JCorp) is looking forward to work together with the new Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
There have several rumours surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10.
PETALING JAYA: The two teenage girls who went missing after celebrating the Tamil New Year together on Sunday (April 14) were attempting to run away from home.
SEREMBAN (Bernama): Police have arrested two more men, believed to have stopped a police patrol SUV in front of a school during the Rantau by-election.
PETALING JAYA: The two teenage girls who went missing after celebrating the Tamil New Year together have been found.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested 22 foreign women, working as GROs, after raiding a karaoke joint in Jalan Loke Yew here.
France showed they were champions in virtual soccer as well as the real game on April 14 when they beat Argentina to win the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup and a US$40,000 (RM164,620) prize.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah hopes to see the United States remove Malaysia from its "K" list of potential kidnapping risks in the state's east coast, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
Some HBO GO users were facing issues with the streaming service late on April 14, according to outages monitoring website Downdetector.com, as the first episode of the much-anticipated final season of Game of Thrones was scheduled to air.
Facebook Inc suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
SUNGAI SIPUT: The family of the ultra marathon runner who went missing in Gopeng wants the public to stay out of the area as their presence could complicate search and rescue (SAR) efforts.
PETALING JAYA: Two teenage girls have gone missing after celebrating the Tamil New Year together Sunday (April 14).
SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has launched a search and rescue operation (SAR) for four Malaysian fishermen who have gone missing off West Port in Port Klang.
PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) collected RM4.23bil in revenue for 2018, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
Billionaire Jack Ma again encouraged tech workers to embrace the industry’s extreme-overtime culture, defying a growing social media backlash.
INDEED, it is high “Time for MPs’ voting records to be made public” (Star Says, April 14; online at bit.ly/star_vote).
GEORGE TOWN: The three-storey annex building currently housing the High Courts and a Magistrate's court in George Town was left in darkness, believed to be due to a substation explosion.
ISKANDAR PUTERI: First-term assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal has officially assumed duties in his new role as Johor Mentri Besar at Kota Iskandar here Monday (April 15).
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Two men were killed after being hit by a KTM Komuter train on the Sungai Buloh-Kepong route here at about 6pm Sunday (April 14).
KUALA LUMPUR: Four police personnel allegedly strong-armed a victim into paying them money after finding drugs in the person's car.
MUMBAI, April 14 — India’s beleaguered Jet Airways was staring at a fresh crisis today as hundreds of pilots and other top staff threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries.
KUALA TERENGGANU, April 14 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous government and bring the country back on track after taking over t...
KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The Pakatan Harapan government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous government and bring the country back on track after taking over the administration in May last year.
PEKAN (Bernama): A man sustained serious injuries on the stomach and hand after he was slashed with a knife by his former brother-in-law.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been awarded an honorary doctorate of business management by the Asia School of Business (ASB).ASB president and dean Professor Charles Fine presented the award to the Prim...
KUALA TERENGGANU, April 14 — Six East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) stations will be built in Terengganu, hence proving that the state is not being bypassed in implementing the project as alleged by some q...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will continue tomorrow with his defence team to ...
KUANTAN, April 14 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the Mentri Besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensu...
KOTA KINABALU, April 14 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal wants Pakatan Harapan (PH) – Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders and machinery to give their full commitment to gett...
PEKAN, April 14 — A man sustained serious injuries on the stomach and hand after he was slashed by his former brother-in-law using a knife in an incident in Kampung Padang Buloh, yesterday night.
SHAH ALAM, April 14 — Four children were among 100 foreigners detained by the Selangor Immigration Department in a four-hour integrated operation conducted around Shah Alam yesterday.
KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Six East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) stations will be built in Terengganu, which proves that the state is not being bypassed in implementing the project as alleged by some parties, says Tun Daim Zainuddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those celebrating Vaisakhi and the Tamil New Year.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong has hit back at Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg for blaming his staff for the failure of the amendment Bill which sought...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Before you toss your mobile phone in the bin after trying unsuccessfully to get on Facebook or send messages on WhatsApp, know that you are among the millions around the wor...
PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are now working again after a worldwide outage, which lasted for about two hours on Sunday (April 14).