Topic: July 5
BALIK PULAU: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will hold a closed-door discussion with state leaders on Penang South Reclamation (PSR) this week.
PETALING JAYA: A fake donation letter, supposedly by a civil servants' council claiming Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong is its advisor is making its rounds.
KUALA LUMPUR: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has snubbed Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir's call for PAS to join Pakatan Harapan to unify the Muslims of the country.
KOTA KINABALU - Dive instructor Ab Zainal Abdu, 30, who was killed by fish bombs alongside two China tourists during a dive in Semporna was most likely a murder target.
Mohamaddin (third right), Christina (second right), Assafal (third left) and other invited guests cutting a cake to mark Sabah Museum’s 54th anniversary yesterday.
PETALING JAYA: PAS will not cross over to Pakatan Harapan and pledges to remain loyal to Umno and Barisan Nasional, says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
KOTA KINABALU: Dive instructor Ab Zainal Abdu, 30, who was killed by fish bombs alongside two China tourists during a dive in Semporna was most likely murder target.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a RM10mil suit against DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang for allegedly defaming him in an article published by news portal Malaysiakini on his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed on Monday to their highest in more than a week, tracking strength in U.S. grains on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and related edible oils...
KUALA KANGSAR: A male teacher, believed to be the mastermind in selling cloned cars, was among five individuals detained by the police in separate operations carried out here from July 5 to 12.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): China-based shoe manufacturer Multi Sports Holdings Ltd and construction firm Southern Score Sdn Bhd have aborted plans to form a new company (Newco) to take over and assume Mu...
KOTA KINABALU: Police today confirmed that they were investigating the fish bombing incident that killed three divers off Semporna as pre-medidated murder.
KOTA KINABALU: Dive instructor Ab Zainal Abdu, 30, who was killed by fish bombs alongside two China tourists during a dive in Semporna district on July 5, was most likely a target of murder, say the Sabah police.
Tan Sri Mohamad Apandi Ali – Bernama file photo
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a RM10-million suit against DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang for allegedly defami...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Former Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a RM10-million suit against Lim Kit Siang for allegedly defaming him in an article published by news portal Mal...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed on Monday to their highest in more than a week, tracking strength in US grains on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and related edible oils o...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Former Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali had earlier this month filed a defamation suit against DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang, seeking RM10 million over an article w...
SINGAPORE (ANN): Celebrity DJ Tenashar has been arrested twice in the space of three days - for drug offences in Johor, then trespass and drug-related offences in Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former attorney-general (AG) Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a RM10 million defamation suit against DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang over an article claiming that he aided and abetted in the 1MDB ...
PASIR GUDANG: Gas monitors which can detect volatile organic compounds (VOC) should continue to be placed near 10 schools located within the industrial area, says Johor Education, Human Resource, Science and Technology Committee chairman Aminolhuda Hassan.
KUALA LUMPUR: City police have arrested 166 foreigners for failing to produce valid travel documents in a massive joint-operation conducted over two days.
LABUAN: Two suspected illegal immigrants fishing around Pulau Tiga with two pump boats were nabbed by Labuan marine police on Saturday morning.
SHAH ALAM: A chemical plant at the Pulau Indah Industrial Park in Port Klang near here was destroyed in a fire yesterday, the third blaze involving a chemical factory in the area over three months.
SUBANG JAYA: Factories that have large stockpiles of ammonia and are located near residential areas will be ordered to relocate, says Selangor Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs committee chairman Hee Loy Sian.
KUCHING, July 13 – Six new areas in Sarawak have been declared as rabies-infected areas, bringing to 63 the total number of areas declared as such since 2017.
Pet owners getting their dogs vaccinated during mass free anti-rabies vaccination programme.
SANDAKAN: Concerned at the danger posed by fish bombings, the Sabah Marine Police Force (MPF) and the Sandakan Fisheries Department have jointly conducted a special operation to inspect boats and wet ...
KOTA KINABALU: The remand period for the two men arrested in connection with the death of a dive instructor and two Chinese tourists at Pulau Kalapuan, Semporna, has been extended.
Concerned of the danger posed by fish bombings, the Sabah Marine Police Force (MPF) and the Sandakan Fisheries Department have jointly conducted a special operation to inspect boats and wet markets to...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — The Nigerian High Commission in Malaysia today urged its citizens not to get agitated and to abide by the law amid concern over the sudden death of countryman Orhion Evansiha...
PETALING JAYA: Foreign students must have either their passports or iKad with them or risk being detained, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud (pic).
PETALING JAYA: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology was informed of its student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha’s death on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR: One hundred and sixty six illegal immigrants including 17 Africans were held in integrated crime prevention operations to flush out illegal immigrants at several focus areas around the f...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Monday (July 15) may include the following: Rev Asia Bhd, Zelan Bhd, Daya Materials Bhd,...
Time for another weekly fuel price update, and it’s bad news for RON 97 users as they will have to pay more for the fuel during the coming week, continuing last week’s trend.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Practice Note 17 (PN17)-status company Daya Materials Bhd said it has defaulted on another payment to AmBank (M) Bhd amounting to RM418,796, bringing its total debt to the bank...
PUTRAJAYA: A Nigerian student, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while being detained at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Depot (DIBJ) on Tuesday, had a seizure in his sleep.
PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim urges Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to meet Penang fishermen over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — The police and Immigration Department said today they have conducted a series of busts throughout the city and arrested 166 illegal foreigners, including 17 African nationals...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — The Limkokwing University of Creative Technology today confirmed that Orhios Ewansiha Thomas, its doctorate student who died recently is from Nigeria.
PETALING JAYA: Nigerian native Thomas Orhions Ewansiha was arrested by the Immigration Department because he had tried to flee from its officers during a raid, according to the department.
PETALING JAYA: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology was informed of the death of its student Orhions Ewvansiha Thomas on Thursday (July 11) while in custody over his visa status.
TAWAU: Indonesian fishermen residing in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) have been cautioned against being involved in fish-bombing activities.
KOTA KINABALU: Sixteen illegal immigrants and seven pump boats were detained in a major marine police sweep in Sabah’s eastern Semporna waters to wipe out fish-bombing activities.
ALOR SETAR (July 11): The Kedah government will not tolerate unlicensed plastic waste recycling factories in Bakar Arang, Sungai Petani, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir said yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR - A woman was promised RM15,000 (S$4,939) for providing photos of her foot, buttocks and even a full frontal nude photo but ended up being blackmailed for RM800.
The 23-year-old, who ...
LONDON: The dollar fell to a five-day low on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the door open for U.S. interest rate cuts, though investors were wary of selling dollars aggressively until a policy review later this month.
KOTA KINABALU: Sixteen illegal immigrants and seven pump boats were seized in a major marine police sweep in Sabah’s eastern Semporna waters as authorities look to wipe out illegal fish bombing activities statewide.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Dialog Group Bhd rose to a high of RM3.49 on Thursday, the best performance since October 2018, aided by firmer crude oil prices and recurring income business.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will look into the plight of a group of Penang fishermen who staged a protest outside Parliament over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
ALOR SETAR (July 10): The Kedah government will not tolerate unlicensed plastic waste recycling factories in Bakar Arang, Sungai Petani, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir said today.
The Kedah government will not tolerate unlicensed plastic waste recycling factories in Bakar Arang, Sungai Petani, Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir said today.
A Tennessee family can press its lawsuit against online retailer Amazon over a hoverboard fire that destroyed their home, an appeals court has ruled, saying the company was aware of complaints about the devices catching fire and exploding.
KOTA KINABALU, July 10 — An autopsy report on the three dead divers, including two Chinese tourists in Semporna, have shown injuries consistent with a blast, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Oma...
KOTA KINABALU: The deaths of the three divers in waters off Semporna have been confirmed to be from a bomb blast following the completion of post-mortem examinations done on their remains on Wednesday (July 10).
The bodies of the victims taken onto the mainland jetty.
PENANG: Taiwan’s famous bubble tea is now halal, making it a choice beverage for Muslims and non-Muslims. The halal version of the drink shows Taiwanese halal producers’ commitment to their cuisi...
KUALA LUMPUR: A woman ended up being blackmailed for RM800 on social messaging app WeChat after she was lured into a modelling job by taking photos of her foot, buttocks, as well as a full frontal nude photo.
SEMPORNA: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong is expected to bring the issue of foreigners working as divemasters without work permits in Sabah to the state Cabinet for discussion.
KOTA KINABALU: Police have not ruled out the possibility of murder in the death of a dive instructor and two Chinese tourists who were killed by a fish bomb while scuba-diving at Kulapuan Isla...
PETALING JAYA: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has objected to the Education Ministry’s claim that there were “hidden costs” in its offer of free Internet services to the country’s schools prior to the call for an open tender for the service.
KOTA KINABALU: Police are probing deeper into the deaths of three divers – a local diving instructor and two Chinese tourists – in what is believed to be a fish-bombing incident in Semporna.
TAWAU: The atmosphere at the Hospital Tawau mortuary was filled with sadness as the families of the dive instructor and two tourists from China came to identify and claim the remains of their loved ones.
PARIS, July 9 — European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in some models, the EU’s Aviation S...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — The 110-kilometre Klang Valley Double Track (KVDT) Phase 2 project will be revived with a cost reduction of over RM700 million, said the Transport Ministry.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is unlikely to cut interest rate when the monetary policy committee meets today.
Three people were killed in waters off Pulau Kalapuan off Semporna while underwater on July 5.
KOTA KINABALU, July 9 — State police are including murder as part of their investigations on the deaths of three divers including two Chinese tourists here currently thought to be a blast fishing mi...
KOTA KINABALU: Police are not ruling out murder in the case of the three divers thought to have been killed by fish bombs in Semporna on Friday (July 5).
KOTA KINABALU - The families of two Chinese tourists who were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna district have arrived in Sabah.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is unlikely to cut interest rate when the monetary policy committee meets today.
PETALING JAYA: HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has extended its takeover offer for the remaining Tasek Corp Bhd shares from 5pm on Tuesday to July 22.
Former International Trade and Industry minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz urged Malaysians to look at a bigger picture and unite as Malaysians.Speaking to reporters after the Women In Rail Malaysia Leader...
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): London Biscuits Bhd announced today that it has become a Practice Note 17-company, according to the Main Market Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.
PUTRAJAYA: Malays do not need more parties representing them to avoid disunity, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KOTA KINABALU: Suspects caught for fish bombing are sometimes let loose because the enactments are too vague for them to be charged in court, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
PENANG: Taiwan has advanced its healthcare system with tech precision instruments and quality medical products to rival the best in the world.
KOTA KINABALU: The families of two Chinese tourists who were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna district have arrived in Sabah.
Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming said the party will stand firm and not invite any corrupted leaders to join Pakatan Harapan.He added that DAP wants a clean government and this is in tandem with what w...
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and Barisan Nasional will never cooperate with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), if DAP continues to rule the government.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Islamist party PAS has declined Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's invitation to other Malay parties to join his Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (P...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Authorities were unable to confirm the cause of 12 Orang Asli deaths at Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, Kelantan, as their remains have been reduced to bones, Deputy Health Minister ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno should really consider Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s invitation for the opposition party to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM). Former Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammu...
KUALA LUMPUR: PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has declined Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s invitation to cross over to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Power Root Bhd said today the beverage manufacturer had on Friday (July 5) appointed Tengku Datuk Setia Putra AlHaj Tengku Azman Shah AlHaj as independent non-executive co-chair...
HONG KONG: Camsing International Holding Ltd. tumbled a record 90% Monday morning in Hong Kong after the circuit-board maker said late Friday that chairwoman Lo Ching is in Chinese police custody.
KUALA LUMPUR: HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has extended its takeover offer for the remaining Tasek Corporation Bhd shares from 5pm on Tuesday to July 22.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former youth and sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin has turned down an invite by his successor Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman to cross over to the ...
PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian, who overstayed and worked in Australia, has exposed how foreigners are exploiting protection visas there.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is awaiting the full police report on the two Chinese tourists and their local divemaster who were believed to have been killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna in Sabah's east coast on Friday (July 5).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at the midday break today, but stayed in the negative zone in line with the region.
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara president Mohamad Sabu has come to the defence of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying that a call by the 93-year-old for all Malay parties to unite under Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia was a “logical” remark.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan coalition parties must make a public stand on the call by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that Malay political parties should join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu).
Those arrested under the watchful eyes of police as they wait to be transferred to the police station for further action.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno stalwart Khairy Jamaluddin has turned down an invite by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman to cross over, saying he is happy to be with Barisan Nasional.
PETALING JAYA - The death of a woman who allegedly suffered breathing difficulties in Johor was caused by decompensated heart failure, it was revealed.
To The Editor, The Edge Malaysia WE refer to your article “Clearing the Air” which appeared in the July 6, 2019 edition of your publication.
KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Voices are growing stronger for firm action against fish-bombing activities in Sabah as police continue to track down the suspects behind the deaths of thr...