GEORGE TOWN, Apr 19 – The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urged the Penang state government and relevant authorities to investigate and take immediate action to resolve marine pollution in Teluk Bahang that has threatened the livelihood of 600 coastal fishers here. Its President S.M.Mohamed Idris said the pollution problem that has
IPOH, April 19 – Vida Beauty Sdn Bhd founder Datuk Seri Dr Hasmiza Othman yesterday lodged a police report after her Facebook account was hacked. Popularly known as ‘Datuk Seri Vida’, she also lodged a report against another individual who opened a Facebook account impersonating her. On Thursday at 1am, she detected
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 – The hot, dry weather brought on by El Nino is expected to pass in June, based on an analysis by an agency responsible for monitoring the development of the phenomenon. The Climate Prediction Centre (CPC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has its base
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 – Selangor and Kuala Lumpur police are liaising to identify several suspects linked to the discovery of seven bombs at a condominium in Damansara Perdana early Sunday. Selangor CID chief Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said the police were in the midst of tracking down a suspect with previous
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (SYABAS) has made it easy and convenient for consumers to apply for new water supply accounts through its online customer service portal. SYABAS in a statement Monday said instead of having to go to its office, the process of applying for a
JAKARTA, April 18 – Military men from Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, will carry out a joint patrol at the countries’ sea borders as threat of piracy is escalating after the abductions of 14 Indonesians in the territory, China’s Xinhua news agency reported a senior security official as saying here
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 18 – Police shot dead two Indonesian robbers near a cemetery at Jalan Mount Erskine early this morning, said Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Gaffar Rajab. He said the two robbers aged between 30 and 40-years-old were shot dead after a brief exchange of fire between police and them on about 4.20am. The
GEORGE TOWN, April 18 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is to seek the assistance of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng soon in an investigation on his purchase of a bungalow here for RM2.8 million. MACC deputy chief commissioner (prevention) Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the investigation was underway and
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – Two Malaysians working in Ecuador that was hit by an earthquake on Saturday are reported to be safe, said the Embassy of Malaysia in Chile. The embassy confirmed that Foo Boon Kiat and Andrew Teoh Teck Keong, who work for Huawei Technologies Company Ltd, a Chinese
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – Malaysia will not experience the hot and dry spell caused by the El Nino every year because such a phenomenon only happens once in two to seven years. Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Md Diah said in Malaysia, especially northern
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – Inspector- General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar on Monday hailed that the change of topic of the forum attended by international Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik here last night to ensure that it did not touch on other religions. “The forum proceeded smoothly.
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 18 – Penang Water Supply Corporation chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa said Penang corp calls for urgent water meeting as Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Northern Perak are facing a clear and impending threat of widespread water shortages. He urged the Malaysai Federal Government to act now to avoid and prevent
MIRI, April 18 – The Communications and Multimedia Ministry will expand the Address For All (AFA) project in Sarawak with 1,000 villages in rural areas having been identified. Its deputy minister, Datuk Jailani Johari said the project would be expanded in view of the successfull implementation of the AFA pioneer project
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received a courtesy call from Singapore’s Minister of Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Parliament building here, Monday. In the meeting which began around noon, Ng was accompanied by Singapore’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Vanu Gopala Menon.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 – 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has prepaid in full and in advance of the repayment date a RM2 billion facility from Marstan Investments NV. This facility was entered into in February 2015 and proceeds were used to repay RM2 billion of debt owing to a syndicate of
MELAKA, April 18 – More than 20,000 people attended the talk by famed Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik at the Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka here Sunday night. Since he arrived in the country on April 9, the religious scholar from India has held four talks in Terengganu and one in Kuala Lumpur.
SEBUYAU, April 18 – Projects to upgrade six more old and dilapidated schools in Sarawak is expected to be completed in May, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. He said the project under the National Blue Ocean Strategy-Program Inisiatif Libat Sama (NBOS-PILS) was now 30 per cent complete. “We reckon work
KANGAR, April 18 – Cloud Seeding Operations (CSO) conducted at 12 locations in five states in the peninsula on Saturday, managed to produce rain in two areas, namely Beris (Kedah) and Padang Besar (Perlis). Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim said 10 dams namely Muda, Pedu and
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 17 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng had flag off the 4th Penang International Triathlon and Duathlon 2016 (PgiTD) which happen at Pantai Jubilee, Teluk Bahang this morning. While, SPONSOR sports drink which is the world’s No. 1 selling energy drink is the main sponsor for this event.
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 17 – Penang Fashion Week with the theme of Street Vogue which happening at Gurney Paragon yesterday evening with 15 local and international Asia Most Talented Designers. The gala night was began with an opening dance by Euphoria Penang. Present were Penang State EXCO for Tourism Development, YB Danny