Brazil Football Team Chapecoense In Colombia Plane Crash

COLOMBIA, Nov 29 – A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are six survivors. The plane reported electrical problems.  The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense

Maria Chin Freed By Police

PETALING JAYA, Nov 28 – Bersih Chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah has been freed from detention under the Security Offences (Special Measure) Act 2012 (Sosma) after 10 days of detain. She was released at 5pm today – a day before a habeas corpus hearing challenging her detention was to be heard in the

Abdul Rahman Dahlan’s Suit Against Malaysiakini Settled

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 – The defamation suit filed by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan against news portal Malaysiakini was amicably resolved through the mediation process at the High Court here today. Malayskini clarified that the article involved in the case, “Minister’s ‘go back to kampung’ notion draws contempt” and

MAH Terengganu Targets 5 Million Tourists In VTY2017

KUALA TERENGGANU, Nov 28 – The Malaysian Association of Hotels, Terengganu branch has set a five million tourist target for Visit Terengganu Year 2017. Its chairman Rosly Selemin said hotel operators were making every effort to ensure that the target could be achieved including promoting local traditional foods and attractive locations in

SAM Is Concerned Of Threat Of JE In Tanjung Sepat

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 28 – Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Selangor government to pay serious attention and take immediate action to curb the problem of pig waste pollution in Tanjung Sepat in the District of Kuala Langat. The long-standing problem from decades ago not only threatens the environment here but also

Sex Abuse Claims Mount As Rooney Lauds Victims’ Bravery

LONDON, Nov 26 – A former youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City alleged Friday that a football paedophile ring was covered up as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out. Jason Dunford added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked English football. The allegations mainly

UPSR: 3,495 Appeals For Rechecking As Of Yesterday

JERANTUT, Nov 26 – As of yesterday, 3,495 appeals for rechecking of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) 2016 results were received, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. He said of the number, 202 were requests from parents or guardians whose children obtained 5As while 79 for pupils who got 7As.

Police All Set For Umno General Assembly

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 – Police are all set to ensure tight security and good traffic management during the Umno General Assembly next week. Without disclosing the number of personnel mobilised for the assembly, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police had made early preparations to ensure it proceeds smoothly. 

UK Citizens Could Pay To Retain EU Perks, Says Top Negotiator

LONDON, Nov 26 – Britons wanting to retain benefits of European Union membership after the country leaves could pay Brussels for the individual citizenship, European Parliament’s lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt told The Times on Saturday. “Many say ‘we don’t want to cut our links’. I like the idea that people who are

6.5 Quake Hits China’s Xinjiang Region, One Dead

BEIJING, Nov 26 – A powerful 6.5-magnitude quake rocked a mountainous area of far western China Friday night, with one person killed when a house collapsed in a region often plagued with seismic activity. The tremor struck southern Xinjiang, a vast region bordering central Asia, at a relatively shallow depth of 12km,

Bursa Malaysia Likely To Trade Sideways Next Week

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 – Bursa Malaysia is likely to trade sideways next week, with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) moving between 1,620 and 1,640 points. Affin Hwang Investment Bank Vice President/Head of Retail Research Datuk Dr Nazri Khan Adam Khan said the market would be pressured by oil

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