91 schools in Kerian district forced to close
PARIT BUNTAR: Twenty more schools in Kerian district here were ordered to close today, bringing the number of the affected schools to 91 compared to 71 as initially announced this morning, to ensure t...
Eight houses affected by storm in Kerian
PARIT BUNTAR (Sept 12): Eight houses were affected by the storm in the State Assembly Constituencies of Kuala Kurau and Titi Serong in the Kerian district, here yesterday morning.
Restaurant owner’s wife dies in road crash
PARIT BUNTAR: The wife of the proprietor of Sri Ananda Bahwan, a popular banana leaf restaurant chain in Penang island and Seberang Perai, died yesterday in a road accident at Km200.9 of the North-Sou...
Sri Ananda Bahwan owner's wife dies in Perak crash
PARIT BUNTAR, Aug 15 — The wife of the proprietor of Sri Ananda Bahwan, a popular banana leaf restaurant chain in Penang island and Seberang Perai, died early this morning in a road accident at KM20...
Perak CPO: Probe will stick to SOP without bias
IPOH: The probe involving the Perak executive council member accused of raping his maid is being done in accordance with standard operation procedures, says Perak police chief Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain.
‘I am earning enough’
BAGAN SERAI: Perak state exco member Abdul Yunus Jamhari has claimed that he rejected a multi-million-ringgit offer to change parties in 2009.
Exco man accused of graft
IPOH: The Perak exco line-up has been hit with another controversy after one of its members, Abdul Yunus Jamhari, was accused of soliciting kickbacks from two companies.
Two sisters found drowned in canal
PARIT BUNTAR (Bernama): Two half-sisters were found drowned in a canal 500 metres from their house in Kampung Kuala Bagan Tiang near here, Tuesday (July 2).
Authorities should help to reduce tension
THE issue over the fisherman in Tanjung Piandang, Kerian, Perak who was videoed offering prayers to a roadside deity commonly known as Datuk Kong while dressed in typical Malay attire (T-shirt, sarung...
Man held over ‘Dato Kong’ altar worship video
BAGAN SERAI: The police have detained a fisherman to assist with investigations into a recent viral video which purportedly showed a man donning a sarong, white t-shirt and cap worshipping a ‘Dato K...
Fisherman arrested over 'altar worship' viral video
BAGAN SERAI (Bernama): The police have detained a fisherman to assist with investigations into a recent viral video purportedly showing a man donning a sarong, white T-shirt and cap worshipping a "Dato Kong" altar in Taman Piandang Indah, Tanjung Piandang, here.
PSR worries Perak fishermen
IPOH: Fishermen in Perak have voiced their concerns over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, claiming it will affect their livelihood, says Abdul Yunus Jamhari.
Mujahid: ‘Don’t sow hatred in mosques’
PARIT BUNTAR, May 4 — Firm action will be taken against any individual who sow the politics of hatred in mosques during Ramadan which will be celebrated soon.
Goatherd slashed by jealous husband
PARIT BUNTAR (Bernama): A goatherd was slashed on the back of the neck and head by a jealous husband who suspected he was having an affair with his wife in Kuala Kurau near here on Friday (March 8).
Heatwave in Malaysia to continue until April
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Temperatures continued to soar throughout Malaysia as the number of areas on heatwave alert doubled to 10 compared with two weeks ago.
Mujahid issues letter demanding apology from Hadi
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa has issued a letter demanding that PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang retracts his statement titled 'Ijazahnya ada, akalnya kerdil' (He has a...
Boy bitten by dog near Taiping safe from rabies
IPOH: The result of tests conducted on the carcass of a dog that bit a boy near Taiping last Thursday turned up negative for rabies, according to Veterinary Services director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Ni...