Three Youths Remanded Over Ruckus At PPBM Event

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SHAH ALAM, Aug 14 – Three male teenagers who were detained for allegedly causing pandemonium at the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) ‘Nothing to Hide 2.0’ programme yesterday, have been remanded for four days to facilitate police investigation. The remand orders on the three suspects – aged 17, 18 and 19

Dewan Negara Passes Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 – The Dewan Negara today unanimously approved the Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2017, which aims to provide more protection to victims. Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said a Social Welfare Department (JKM) officer would decide whether to issue an Emergency Protection Order

Zahid: Police Probe As Per SOP Into Shah Alam Fracas

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 – The police will conduct their investigation in accordance with the standard operating procedure into the commotion that happened during the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum yesterday, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.  He said he had instructed the police to conduct an investigation and

HK To Replace BBC With Chinese Radio

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HONG KONG, Aug 13 – Hong Kong’s official radio station said it will replace its 24-hour BBC broadcast with Chinese state-run programming in a move critics on Saturday said was a step towards “mainlandisation”. The city’s Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) has been broadcasting the BBC World Service live since 1978 but

MACC Raids Penang Exco’s Houses, Service Centre

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BUTTERWORTH, Aug 13 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Sunday raided two houses and an office belonging to Penang state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh, who was detained for investigations on a factory allegedly operating illegally in Kampung Sungai Lembu, Bukit Mertajam near here for the past 10 years. According

Penang MMEA Detains Sand Dredge Docking Without Permit

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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 13 – The Penang Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has held a GT 7 sand mining dredge for anchoring in Penang waters without permit about five nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Piandang, near here yesterday evening. Penang MMEA director Rozali Mohd Said said the Chinese national skipper and

TNB Enhances Electricity Supply System For KL2017

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 – Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has boosted the electricity supply system of 38 sports venues and 49 accommodation locations as part of its preparations for 2017 SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games (KL2017). TNB distribution network senior general manager Wan Nazmy Wan Mahmood in a statement today said

Don’t Be Apple Polishers, DPM Tells Grassroot Leaders

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TAPAH, Aug 13 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today chided the grassroot leaders for being ‘apple polishers’ by only providing support reports with good status. On the contrary, the UMNO vice president said the report from the ‘war room’ must be transparent, including stating that support given to

More Doping Tests At Kuala Lumpur SEA Games

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 – More drug tests will be carried out in the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games including blood screening that was introduced at the Singapore Games to weed out cheats. The over 4,000 athletes from the 11 countries will face advanced anti-doping technology similar to the Olympic drug testing standard,

Minister: Rise Together And Support Our Athletes

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak has called upon all Malaysians to rise together and support local athletes who will be competing in the upcoming 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games. Salleh said 2017 marked a momentous milestone in Malaysia’s history, as

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