Japanese Man, 96, Becomes World’s Oldest College Graduate

Posted on

TOKYO, Jun 5 – A 96-year-old Japanese man is potty at the prospect of breaking more records after being recognised as the world’s oldest university graduate with his degree in ceramic arts. Spritely senior Shigemi Hirata received his Guinness World Records certificate on Friday after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree

Apple Users Experience Services Outage

Posted on

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 5 – An array of Apple services including the App Store and Apple TV were knocked offline for several hours on Thursday due to an unexplained technical glitch. An official Apple status webpage confirmed the outage, which appeared to have started shortly before 1300 local time (2000 GMT).

Four Perish In Heli Crash At Papua, Indonesia

Posted on

JAKARTA, Jun 4 – Four people were killed when a Bell 206 helicopter crashed in the district of Nabire, in the Papua province of eastern Indonesia. According to online media reports, in the 8.15am crash, the helicopter belonging to PT Amur had lost contact with the control tower in Bayabiru, a

Govt Yet To Decide Aidilfitri Incentive For Civil Servants

Posted on

PASIR PUTEH, Jun 4 – The government has yet to decide on the incentive for civil servants and government retirees for the coming Aidilfitri, said Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah today. He said the government has to look into various aspects, including its financial situation, before making its

Guan Eng: Liow Unprofessional On Penang Skycab Project

Posted on

GEORGE TOWN, Jun 4 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today described the statement by Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai on the project Penang Skycab previously as unprofessional. Lim said he had written many letters to the Ministry of Transport on the proposed of the  implementation cable car project, ‘Penang Skycab’, but no

Penang Govt To Reward Ibu Emas RM100 Each Start On Monday

Posted on

GEORGE TOWN, Jun 4 – The Penang government will reward each registered Ibu Emas in the state RM100 under the Ibu Emas Appreciation Programme by June 6, 2016 (Monday). Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said there were a total of 54,000 registered Ibu Emas will receive the payments of RM100 on this Monday. “This is

Bukit Aman: 567 Children Missing As Of May

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 4 – Bukit Aman Sexual, Women and Children Investigation Division recorded 567 cases of missing children from January to the end of May this year. Bukit Aman CID (Investigations and Legal) deputy director Datuk Law Hong Soon said of the total, 374 children were found again. He

Ringgit Likely To Remain Bearish Next Week

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 4 – The ringgit is likely to remain bearish against the US dollar next week, with the greenback staying firm on heightened expectations of a US interest rate hike in the near term. Hong Leong Bank Senior Manager for Bond and Economic Research Choong Yin Pheng said

One Million Visitors Expected At ‘KenDurian’ Event

Posted on

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 4 – The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) expects one million visitors to attend the event ‘KenDurian’ (Durian Party) to be held in the conjunction with the Durian Fiesta 2016 for three days which will beginning on July 29. FAMA chairman Tan Sri Badruddin Amiruldin said the

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

Posted on

LOS ANGELES, JUN 4 – Boxing icon Muhammad Ali died on Friday, a family spokesman said in a statement. The spokesman, Bob Gunnell said after a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. Ali, whose fame transcended sport during a remarkable heavyweight boxing

Police Detain Couple And Seize 182kg Of Ganja In Jelutong

Posted on

GEORGE TOWN, Jun 3 – Police detained a husband and wife couple and seized 182 kilogrammes of ganja worth about RM540,000 in two raids around Jelutong, here on Thursday. Acting on public tip-off and intelligence, the Bukit Aman Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) team, with the cooperation of the Penang

Idols At Temple Damaged In Alleged Theft

Posted on

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jun 3 – Idols at a Hindu temple that were decorated with jewellery were reported damaged and dispositioned, purportedly by irresponsible parties in Penanti, here Wednesday night. Penang CID chief Datuk Razaruddin [email protected] Abdul Rashid said a report on the incident in Penanti was received at 9pm. “A priest saw the idols

  • KUALA LUMPUR, 16 January 2020 – AirAsia BIG Loyalty enters its 10th year of operation in 2020 and launches the “Poi… https://t.co/IJq6b1M6Nj Jan 16, 2020
  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 – The Sentuhan KasihYayasan PETRONAS festive programme has returned, aiming to bring joy and h… https://t.co/YWV5nfWIzW Jan 16, 2020
  • PENANG, Wednesday, 15.1.2020 – The effective capacities of the two key dams on Penang Island are significantly lowe… https://t.co/MUUEKXNnLj Jan 16, 2020