GEORGE TOWN, Jan 25 – While Hindu devotees are taking the streets of Penang to celebrate Thaipusam, foreign tourists indulged themselves in the bustling atmosphere of the festival. The foreigners were seen enjoying the sight of the Hindus’ tradition with some even tried to experience the culture by dancing with the
LANGKAWI, Jan 25 – There is no confirmation yet that a suspected aircraft wreckage found off the coast of Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand, belongs to Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370. However, following the find, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has asked the Department of Civil Aviation director-general Datuk Azharuddin
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 24 – World No. 5 Dato’ Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia took 42 minutes to win the men’s singles in the finals match which defeat his opponent, Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin of Malaysia at the Arena Spice, here, today. Chong Wei, who has won the title four times
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 24 – China’s mixed doubles pair Zheng Siwei and Li Yinhui took 34 minutes win their First International title at the Arena Spice, here, today. They had defeat their opponent, Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing of Malaysia mixed doubles pair, with 21-14, 21-19. Lai Pei Jing feel disappointed on
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 24 – Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak wants Kota Belud Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders to be united and work closely with one another towards wresting the Kadamaian state seat which it lost in the last general election. “In making the call, I
GENTING HIGHLANDS, Jan 24 – Cases of road accidents and road fatalities nationwide continued to rise, despite various efforts taken to reduce it. In voicing his grave concern over the matter, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said it was crucial that all quarters especially the public should give serious consideration
SEREMBAN, Jan 24 – The Negeri Sembilan MCA has submitted a preliminary list of candidates for the 14th General Election, as early preparations for the coming polls. Its chairman, Datuk Seri King Lim Chin Fui said there were new faces in the list presented to contest for parliamentary and state seats.
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 23 – More than 100,000 Hindus, locals and foreign tourists thronged the road from Penang Street to the Sri Arulmigu Balathandayuthabani Temple in Jalan Kebun Bunga during the Thaipusam procession here, Saturday. The procession, bearing the statue of Lord Murugan on a silver chariot, started moving from the
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 – Tragedy struck for a group of Hindu devotees on their way to fulfill their vows in conjunction with Thaipusam when three of them were killed and three others injured in a hit-and-run accident near the exit to Desa Petaling on the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Expressway Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 – A man in his 20s, believed to be a member of an anarchy group, was arrested during a rally held to protest against Malaysia joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), at Padang Merbok here Saturday. Dang Wangi district police chief ACP Zainol Samah said the arrest
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 23 – It was easy for national men’s singles ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei to reach finals of the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold (Gold GP) held at the SPICE Arena here, today. Playing in his home state, Chong Wei took only 58 minutes to defeat Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia,
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 23 – World No. 51 Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin of Malaysia who pulled off a pleasant surprise in the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold by beating World No. 9 K. Srikanth of India with 27-25, 21-9 in the semifinals match at the Arena Spice, here, today. Iskandar will be facing
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 23 – Malaysia’s mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing who pulled off a pleasant surprise in the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold by beating another pair of Malaysia’s mixed doubles Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying at the Arena Spice, here, today. They took 47 minutes to
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 23 – Low-cost carrier AirAsia launched its inaugural flight from Kota Kinabalu (KK) to China’s central Wuhan province at Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA). Flight AK2138 departed with some 120 passengers on board or more than 70 percent of the flight load consisting mostly of Malaysians at 6.55pm and
BETONG, Jan 23 – Thai police arrested a Malaysian believed to be involved in burglaries around Betong district, Yala, over the past month. Betong district Assistant Police chief, Polis Lt Piyawat Khomsri, said the Malaysian identified as Tan Si Wa, 34, lived in Betong after marrying a Thai woman three months ago.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 – In conjunction with the Thaipusam festival on Sunday, Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd is providing special service for the convenience of communters celebrating it. Rapid KL chief operating officer Mohd Azam Omar said the service was provided to enable commuters to visit Batu Caves in order to avoid
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 23 – The Arabica Estate Cafe had official opened for the first outlet cafe in AutoMall, Penang with Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. Lim said they have been invested altogether about RM1.5 million for the 1st outlet at Gurun R&R, 2nd outlet at Kota Bharu and 3rd outlet at Penang, here, Friday. Lim
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 – POS Malaysia Berhad (POS Malaysia) will be issuing a new collection of stamps and philatelic items ‘Primates in Malaysia Series 2’ on Jan 26, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. Its chief executive officer, Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh said the collection was a continuation
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 – A witness told the Sessions Court here that the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) believes that controversial blogger Alvin Tan has fled to the United States to avoid attending trial proceedings against him. “It was based on a report obtained from the police. MCMC made
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22 – Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin fought his way into the Grand Prix (GP) Gold Malaysia Masters semifinals after beating tournament’s eighth seed, Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong at the Arena Spice, here, today. He took 36 minutes to defeat his opponent 21-11, 21-15 in the quarterfinals match. He said he feel happy