Cloud seeding operation a success
PETALING JAYA: Despite some hiccups, the cloud seeding operation was conducted successfully with rain reported over several areas in Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Melaka.
Man held over murder of ex-wife
PETALING JAYA: The ongoing investigation into the murder of single mother Nor Hidayah Ahmad has led to the arrest of her former husband.
‘Woman in blanket’ murder suspect surrenders
KUALA LUMPUR: A man is being held for investigations into the murder of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in an apartment in Prima Damansara, Petaling Jaya, last Wednesday.
ECRL will also benefit Kuala Pilah: Eddin
KUALA PILAH: Kuala Pilah Member of Parliament Eddin Syazlee Shith (pix) is optimistic the district will also benefit from the development of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in Jelebu.
Trailer lorry driver dies in crash
TAMPIN: A trailer lorry driver was killed after the heavy vehicle collided head-on with a car at Km 3, Jalan Gemencheh-Batang Melacca, here early today.
‘Melaka Hospital is not haunted’
MELAKA: The Melaka government is looking favourably at a suggestion to include ghost tours at “haunted” historical sites to boost local tourism. But the plan to include the pre-war Melaka Hospital in such tours was shot down by state Health and Anti-Drugs Committee chairman Low Chee Leong.
Protests lead to closure of illegal tyre-burning factory
TAMPIN: A protest by villagers near Gemencheh has led to the closure of an illegal factory involved in the burning of used tyres.Enforcement teams from the Department of Environment and the district Land Office swung into action on Wednesday after protests by villagers in Air Kuning Selatan went viral on social media the day earlier, said state Health, Environment, Cooperatives and Consumerism committee chairman S. Veerapan.
All set for a thrilling ride in LTdL
KUALA LUMPUR: The 24th Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) got off to a rousing start with 132 riders from 22 teams beginning the first stage of their 1,200km journey across the peninsula.
3 students die in collision in Kota Tinggi
JOHOR BAHRU: Three students from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Lokman Hakim, Felda Lok Heng, Kota Tinggi, died when the Proton Wira they were in collided with a Perodua Myvi in Simpang Lok Heng near Ban...
Drought will persist until May, says Xavier
SUNGAI PETANI: Malaysia is expected to experience a dry season until May, and Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Kedah, Pahang and Kelantan can expect less than 25% of the usual annual rainfall in the Apr...