Komtar Level 5 Commercial Centre Caught Fire

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 15 – Komtar level 5 commercial centre, which is undergoing construction, was destroyed by a fire this morning.  Initial investigations showed that the blaze, which started just before 10am, involved the roof structure of the building, located in Jalan Penang. Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident. A Lebuh

Firefox Users Chalk Up HTTPS Encryption Milestone

A majority of Mozilla users were served encrypted pageloads for the first time yesterday, meaning their web browsing data was secured from snoopers and hackers while in transit. The HTTPS milestone was tweeted by Josh Aas, head of the Let’s Encrypt initiative which has been working to help smaller websites switch to encrypting their web traffic. .@Mozilla telemetry shows

Mohd Khalil: Malacca Striving To Boost People’s Economy

MALACCA, Oct 15 – In facing the global economic uncertainty, the Malacca state government is striving to increase the economic level of the people, said Yang di-Pertua Negeri Malacca Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob. He said the state had developed a strategy to ensure Malacca’s economy continued to grow well and at the

UDA To Build 1,500 PR1MA Homes In Kuala Pahang

PEKAN, Oct 15 – UDA Holdings Berhad (UDA) plans to build 1,500 units of affordable homes through the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Project (PR1MA) in Kuala Pahang near here. Its chairman Datuk Dr Mohd Shafei Abdullah said UDA had held discussions with PR1MA on the project involving 58.6ha. “PR1MA has agreed to let

Tropical Storm, Strong Winds And Rough Seas Expected

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 – Typhoon Sarika was detected 1,248km northeast of Sandakan, Sabah at 8pm last night, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. According to a statement issued by the department last night, Hurricane (Sarika) was detected at latitude 13.9 North, longitude 126 East with movement toward the west-northwest at slow

Grieving Thailand To Begin King’s Official Mourning

BANGKOK, Oct 14 – Massive crowds of black-clad Thais lined Bangkok’s streets Friday hoping to see King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s body borne to his palace, as the nation grieved for a monarch whose passing leaves the country facing an uncertain future. Bhumibol, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, passed away at 88 on Thursday after

Sultan Of Kelantan, The People’s Ruler

KOTA BARU, Oct 14 – The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V who has been elected the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at today’s special meeting of the Conference of Rulers to succeed Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah is a King of the people and very close to the hearts of the people

Apple CEO Tim Cook Meets w/ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Confirms New Development Center

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his trip to Japan this week as chronicled by the leader’s Facebook page (via Macotakara). In the meeting, the Japanese PM noted that without Japanese innovation, the iPhone couldn’t have been developed. Speaking of development… Cook also unveiled that a new development center in Yokohama (Tsunashima

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies At 88

THAILAND, Oct 13 – Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died after 70 years on the throne, the palace says. The king, 88, was widely revered in Thailand. He was seen as a stabilising figure in a country hit by cycles of political turmoil and multiple coups. He had been

Report: Two Women Say Trump Touched Them Inappropriately

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 – Two women have accused Donald Trump of touching them inappropriately in the past, The New York Times reported Wednesday, with one saying she was groped and another recounting him kissing her on the mouth – charges that the Republican presidential nominee hotly denied. The report follows the release of

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