Umno Youth To Help Flood Victims In Penang

REMBAU, Nov 6 – Umno Youth has mobilised its machinery to help flood victims in Penang especially in Seberang Prai Utara, which is among the worst-hit areas. Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said their machinery had been in place since yesterday to help the flood victims. “I have contacted the Penang Umno

Umno Welfare Bureau Sends Volunteers To Penang

PARIT BUNTAR, Nov 6 – The Umno Welfare Bureau will send a team of volunteers to find out the urgent needs of the flood victims in Penang. Its chairman Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah said the bureau would have discussions with the Penang Umno welfare bureau and Penang Umno Liaison Committee chairman

Penang Residents Experienced Worst Fash Floods

KEPALA BATAS, Nov 5 – Bertam residents who experienced flash floods following more than 15 hours of rain since yesterday evening described the incident as the worst disaster in more than 20 years. The residents also claimed that the water rose rapidly to the extent that they were not able to

Penang Hospital Functions As Usual Despite Floods

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 5 – The Penang Hospital continues to function as usual despite being hit by floods in one portion. Penang director of health Datuk Dr M. Sukumar said 104 patients and several newborn babies were moved to flood-free wards and all patients continued to receive their treatment. “The flood-affected areas

Military Deployed In Flood-Ravaged Penang

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5  – The Malaysian Armed Forces has mobilised its personnel and assets in several areas of flood-ravaged Penang in response to a request for help from Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the military was helping out in all the flood-hit

MET Malaysia – Red Weather Warning At Penang, Kedah

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 – Residents in northern Peninsular Malaysia, especially in Penang and Kedah need to be cautious of the bad weather that hit the states, expected to continue until Sunday, November 5. The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Melaysia) in a recent statement (9.30pm, Nov. 4) warned of a very

Bad Weather In Penang, Three Flights Diverted

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 4 – Three flights which were scheduled to land at the Penang International Airport had to turn back to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and diverted to Langkawi International Airport due to bad weather today. Penang International Airport senior manager Ramzi Ahmad said the three flights, including one

Trump Admin Sued Over Stalling To Protect Sea Turtles

MIAMI, Nov 4 – A US environmental group filed suit Friday against the Donald Trump administration for allegedly stalling on a deal to protect sea turtles from getting trapped in shrimp nets. Oceana relaunched its lawsuit against the US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross — who also heads the US Fisheries Service —

British PM’s Party Suspends MP Over ‘Serious Allegations’

LONDON, Nov 4 – Britain’s ruling Conservatives suspended an MP Friday over unspecified “serious allegations”, as Prime Minister Theresa May announced a new party code of conduct in response to a growing sexual harassment scandal. The action was taken against lawmaker Charlie Elphicke “following serious allegations that have been referred to the

Flash Floods Hit Penang Again

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 4 –  Still reeling from the massive Sept 15 floods, several areas in Penang were once again inundated by flash floods which reportedly reached up to 0.5 metres and uprooted trees as continuous heavy rain and strong winds lasted more than five hours today. The incessant rain

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