Express Bus Crashes Into 7 Vehicles After Losing Control

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JOHOR BAHRU, May 10 – Seven vehicles were badly damaged when an express bus ploughed into them at Km45.3 of Jalan Batu Pahat-Mersing, Sri Lalang, near Kluang today. Kluang police chief ACP Mohamad Laham said the the incident occurred on a congested route in front of the district“s Road Transport Department

M’sia Expected To Be Haze-free This Year, Faces Flood Risk

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SUBANG, May 9 – Residents in low-lying areas need to be prepared following unpredictable heavy rain which may bring about floods this year due to the La Nina phenomenon. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said based on the recent reports of the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), rain

Selangor PAS Excos Still In State Administration

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SHAH ALAM, May 9 – The Selangor state executive councillors (excos) from PAS have reiterated that they are still with the state administration because they were given the mandate in the 13th General Election (GE13). PAS’s senior state executive councillor in Selangor Datuk Iskandar Abdul Samad said that they were remaining in

Man Dies In Car-trailer Crash At Pedas-Linggi Exit

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REMBAU, May 9 – A 23-year-old man was killed when the car he was driving skidded and crashed into the back of a trailer at KM232.2 northbound of the North-South Expressway (Plus) near the Pedas-Linggi exit early today. Rembau Fire and Rescue Station operations officer Abdul Halim Abdul Malik said the department

OCBC Q1 Profit Rises 14pc, Driven By Wealth Management Business

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SINGAPORE, May 9 – Singapore’s Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd reported a nearly 14 per cent rise in quarterly profit, largely led by sustained growth in its wealth management business and robust results from insurance operations. The city-state’s second-biggest lender said net profit came in at S$973 million (US$692 million) in

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces New Test

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WASHINGTON, May 8 – President Donald Trump’s amended travel ban will face a key test on Monday, when a US appeals court is set to take on a case that has stymied the administration’s controversial efforts to bar travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. A Richmond, Virginia-based federal court will hold a

Obama Calls For Political Courage In Health Care Battle

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WASHINGTON, May 8 – Former US president Barack Obama urged lawmakers to follow their conscience and protect vulnerable Americans, as a Republican-backed bill that tore up his namesake health care reform law heads to the Senate. Obama, speaking in Boston where on Sunday night he received a Profile in Courage Award from

‘Apologise Or Face The Law’ Dare To Rafizi Ramli

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KUALA TERENGGANU, May 8 – Apologise or face the law. That’s what Terengganu Syariah Appeal Court chief registrar Wan Abd Malik Wan Sidek has said to Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli. Wan Abd Malik said Rafizi’s recent statement regarded as slanderous to the Syariah Court institution was an insult to the institution and

College Confirms North Korea Detains Another US Citizen

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SEOUL, May 8 – A foreign-funded university in North Korea confirmed Monday the arrest of a US citizen — the second linked to the school held in two weeks amid tensions on the peninsula. The detention of Kim Hak-Song means that the North is now holding four US nationals, with the two

The Elderly To Outnumber Young Generation After 2045

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PUTRAJAYA, May 8 – Malaysians aged 60 and above will outnumber the country’s young below age 15 after 2045. Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister, Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun (pix) said by 2045, those aged 60 and above would equal the number of the young, each group making up 20%

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