Dr Hilmi: ‘Pass-Out Game’ Can Cause Brain Death

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 14 – The “pass-out game”, which involves applying enormous pressure to the chest until the person is rendered unconscious is dangerous and can cause brain death, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya. He advised students against playing the game as it could be fatal. “Never, never

Man Killed By Electric Train

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 – A man was killed when he was hit by an electric train last night at the 375.4km stretch near Damansara here. The unidentified victim, in his 30’s, was confirmed dead at 1.45am this morning at the Selayang Hospital, about two hours after the mishap. Petaling Jaya police

Malaysia Does Not Import Ba Shu Hotpot

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 14 – The Health Ministry says Malaysia does not import Ba Shu Hotpot or Ba Shu Lan Ren, an instant food product containing meat, from Chengdu, China. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry’s Food Safety Information System (FoSIM) made the confirmation. He said all food imports into

Police Detain Wan Ji In Seberang Jaya

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 14 – Police today detained Penang Chief Minister’s Office information officer Wan Ji Wan Hussin to facilitate investigations into a police report against the man for allegedly insulting the Sultans.  Wan Ji, who is also a freelance lecturer and Angkatan Muda Keadilan (AMK) activist, was detained at 2.40pm

Temporary Water Supply Disruption In Petaling On Oct 25

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 – Over 20 areas in Petaling will experience temporary water supply disruption from Oct 25, due to the replacement of water distribution equipment at Kota Damansara pond, the former site of Caltex Jalan Sungai Buloh and Sungai Buloh Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) bus stop. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor

Johor Crown Prince And Wife Blessed With Son

JOHOR BARU, Oct 14 – The wife of the Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, Che’ Puan Khaleeda Bustamam was blessed with a son today. The birth was announced by Johor Council of Royal Court president Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli in a statement here. “The Johor Council of Royal Court is pleased

Driven to Their Graves by Roads

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 13 –  Sahabat Alam  Malaysia (SAM) is appalled at the  frequent occurrences of road kills affecting our endangered species.  It has been reported  that since 2011 wild animals such as  civets, wild boars, marbled cats, tapirs and others etc  have been killed in road accidents. Among wildlife, 

Suprema Launches CoreStation, An Intelligent Biometric Access Controller For Centralized Systems

SEOUL, Oct 12 – Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security technology, has announced the launch of its CoreStation(TM) solution, unique to the industry and the most advanced biometrics-based intelligent access controller in the market today. The CoreStation is an intelligent door controller, which provides the advantages of biometric-enabled security

Suprema BioEntry P2 Officially Launching On October 12

SEOUL, Oct 12 – Suprema, a global provider of leading biometrics and security solutions, today announced that the company is officially launching BioEntry P2, a mullion-type fingerprint access control device that offers highest matching performance, slim design and multi-card reading in a package to provide comprehensive access control features, on

Volcano Erupts In Indonesia’s North Sumatra

JAKARTA, Oct 12 – Mount Sinabung volcano in Karo district, Indonesia’s North Sumatra province erupted earlier Thursday, spewing a column of ash 2km into the sky, Xinhua news agency reported a disaster agency senior official as saying. The eruption took place at 2.45am Jakarta time, followed by tremors with ash sliding

AirAsia Introduces Classic Szechuan Dish On Board

SEPANG, OCT 12 – AirAsia today unveiled its new Kung Pao Chicken dish, the latest addition to the Santan inflight menu. The new meal features tender chicken in delicious Kung Pao sauce – a bold blend of dark soya sauce, garlic, ginger and dried chili – topped with roasted peanuts, served with

MACC To Issue Corruption Ranking For Ministries

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 11 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will be ranking each ministry on the issue of corruption and abuse of power, said its Chief Commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad. He said the list (containing the rankings) which had been completed and validated by the experts involved would be announced to

PDRM Disallow Opposition Rally At Padang Timur

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have disallowed the Opposition rally planned for Saturday at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya, citing security reasons. Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said they had received four reports from local residents who objected to the rally in the area and

Little India Is A Potential Fire Hazard

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 11 – The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) wishes to differ from the Malaysian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Penang (MICCI) president Datuk N. Gobalakrishnan’s opinion and that of the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) on the setting up of temporary canopies in Little India. It is

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