Lorry Driver Shot In Attack Outside House

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 13 – A gunman shot and injured a lorry driver in what the police suspect was linked to a failed drug transaction, outside the victim’s house in Bayan Lepas last night. Despite the gunshot wound in the left shoulder, the man dashed into the house in Mukim 12,

Personal Attacks Will Not Resolve Issues Of National Interest

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 13 – Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has described the remarks made by International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed as personal attacks against him on the former’s claims that the federal government and investment agency Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) have stopped introducing investors to

Not Wrong For Rafizi To Hold Two Posts In Pkr – Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 – The appointment of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Rafizi Ramli as the party’s secretary-general does not go against the PKR constitution. PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said this was because the party’s constitution allowed any member to hold two posts in the party. “It is

KFC To Make Debut In Myanmar In 2015

SINGAPORE, Oct 13 – Yum Brands Inc is partnering with Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd to debut a KFC restaurant in Myanmar in 2015, making it one of the first big Western fast-food chains to enter the newly emerging market. Global companies have been lining up to take advantage of

PM Tells MCA To Unite And Regain Lost Ground

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – MCA must continue with efforts to foster unity among its ranks if it is serious about regaining lost ground in the next general election, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today. Speaking to MCA delegates when opening the party’s 61st Annual General Assembly (AGM) here

Water Supply To Be Restored By Monday Morning – SYABAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Water supply which was disrupted at several areas in the Klang Valley due to contamination of raw water in Sungai Selangor is expected to be restored by 8am Monday. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SYABAS) general manager (corporate communications and public affairs), Priscilla Alfred Dharan said

Private Sector Urged To Absorb OKU Into Workforce

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – In optimising the utilisation of human capital nationwide, the private sector has been urged to help provide employment opportunities for the physically-disadvantaged (OKU). Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said it would be a waste of resources if the physically-disadvantaged, whose number stood

MCA Upholds Moderation In Politics – Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Moderation in politics as practised by the Barisan Nasional (BN) has always been the MCA’s principal conviction to take the party to the highest level. MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said moderation was proven by BN’s commitment in successfully uniting the people of various races

Pressure Mounts On Hong Kong Leader Over Payout Amid Crisis

HONG KONG, Oct 12 – Democratic lawmakers in Hong Kong demanded anti-graft officers investigate a $6.4 million business payout to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Thursday, as political fallout grows from massive student-led protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-controlled city. The controversy ratchets up the pressure on the pro-Beijing

Police Confirm Former KUIS Student In Syria

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Police have confirmed that former Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS), Syamimi Faiqah left for Syria on Oct 4 and is believed will join militants of the Islamic State (IS) there. Federal Police Special Branch principal assistant director (Counter-Terrorism Division) SAC Datuk Ayub Khan Mydin Pitchay said

Chaos In Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – Heavy rain this evening wreaked havoc in several parts of the city, with over 12 trees falling in different areas, causing massive traffic jams as well as train delays. In one incident, a tree was believed to have fallen over a police booth in Kampung Attap

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