After Win, Abe Calls For Debate On Japan Constitution

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TOKYO, Jul 11 – An emboldened Shinzo Abe called Monday for debate on Japan’s pacifist constitution, which he said it was his “duty” to revise after scoring a strong win in weekend elections. Voters backed the hawkish prime minister, despite a lacklustre economic performance, handing his Liberal Democratic Party and its allies

Smooth Traffic Flow Along Main Highways

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 11 – Traffic flow along main highways in the country is smooth and under control as at 9am. A Plus Malaysia Berhad spokesman told Bernama when contacted that traffic flow towards the city and other areas was also smooth. He said, however, traffic is congested from Bukit Beruntung towards Sungai Buaya due

Mexico Tells Trump If He Wants A Wall, He Can Build It

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MEXICO CITY, Jul 11 – Mexico’s president hit back Sunday at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that if elected, he would make Mexico build a wall along its US border. The bombastic billionaire has promised to crack down on illegal immigration and insulted Mexican immigrants by calling them rapists, criminals and

Najib: Drive Cautiously, Don’t Misuse Emergency Lane

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 11 – Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has advised the people returning to the federal capital from their hometowns after the Aidilfitri holidays to drive carefully and comply with the road regulations. The Prime Minister also wanted the people not to misuse the emergency lane while driving. “Many will

IGP Advises “Push-Pocket” Victims To Lodge Reports

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 10 – Inspector-general of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has advised the public not to fall prey to ‘push-pocket’ criminals who will accuse victims of stealing their personal items. The “push-pocket” perpetrators will blackmail victims by slipping items such as mobile phones or wallets belonging to others

132 Houses In Temerloh Damaged In Storm

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TEMERLOH, Jul 10 – Storm havoc which wreaked at about 5.45pm on Saturday left 132 houses in eight areas in this district damaged, with total losses estimated at RM700,000. However, there were no casulties. Temerloh fire and rescue chief Hashnuddin Husein told reporters here today that most suffered roof damage.  He said the

Traffic Jam From Kuala Kangsar To Simpang Pulai

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 10 – Traffic on the North-South Highway is reported to be congested from Kuala Kangsar to Simpang Pulai, a distance of some 30km, as at 1.30pm today due the post-Aidifitri rush back to the Klang Valley. A PLUS Malaysia Berhad said a contra-flow lane had also been activated from Km289.6

Malaysia Can Continue To Grow By Over 4% This Year

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 10 – Malaysia’s economy can continue to grow by over four per cent this year and 2017 if the country does not face unexpected and prolonged declines in export demand, said analysts.Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) forecast Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2016 at 4.4% and

Three Indonesians Kidnapped In Lahad Datu

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KOTA KINABALU, Jul 10 – Three Indonesians are believed to have been kidnapped by five armed men in Lahad Datu while fishing in Lahad Datu waters last night. Bernama learnt that the incident happened near midnight. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun is due to call a press conference on the matter in

Pak Lah Waterfall Now In A Sad State

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GEORGE TOWN, Jul 10 – Air Terjun Bayan Lepas, or better known by the locals as Air Terjun Pak Lah (Pak Lah Waterfall), a place where former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi used to spend his childhood swimming is now dirty and serves as a dump site. According to locals,

Malaysia Condemns Baghdad Bomb Attack

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 9 – Malaysia condemns the terrorist attack in Karrada, Baghdad on July 3 which claimed 213 lives and injured 177 others. Wisma Putra in a statement today said Malaysia regarded the act as inhumane, and hoped those responsible would be brought to justice. It also conveyed the Malaysian Government’s deepest

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