Air Itam Hills Shine Bright Like A Diamond

GEORGETOWN, Feb 14 – ‘Beautiful’ and ‘glowing like diamonds’. Those are some of the words used to describe Penang’s 112-year-old Kek Lok Si Buddhist temple in Air Itam. Earlier, the temple’s lighting ceremony began about 8pm, with hordes of people gathering to pray and also witness the annual spectacle. This year was the fourth

Strong Earthquake Shakes Taiwan

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 – A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook Taiwan at 4.06am today. The Malaysian Meteorological Department s.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Taitung of Taiwan island early Saturday, said the China Earthquake Networks Centre.aid in a statement that the epicentre of the earthquake was located 113km

Nik Aziz, As We Remember Him (1931 – 2015)

FRIDAY holds a special place in the Muslim psyche. It is also called Sayiddul Ayyam(translated into Malay as penghulu segala harior leader of all days). To die on a Friday is an indication that one has led a blemish-free life. PAS supreme leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat passed away between the

Asean To Announce Joint-Stand To Face IS Threat

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 13 – Asean, as a group, was capable of handling the threat posed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) militant group, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said all the 10 Asean-member nations would announce a joint-stand on the threat at the meeting of Defence Ministers in conjunction with

Nik Aziz Laid Beside Father

KOTA BARU, Feb 13 – Former Menteri Besar and Pas spiritual adviser Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat who passed away last night was buried at the Pulau Melaka cemetery this morning. Thousands of well-wishers thronged his house since early morning as news of his death spread in the state and

Apple Not Worth US$1 Trillion Yet

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13 – Activist investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple Inc is already worth over US$1 trillion (RM3.6 trillion) but others on Wall Street think it will take a few more years for the iPhone maker’s stock value to get there. With Apple’s stock market value ballooning this week beyond US$700

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