Salleh Tells MACC Chief To Remain Steadfast

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad should remain steadfast and not succumb to underhanded tactics to undermine him. He also urged the country’s chief graft the buster to continue with his

Japan PM Abe Sends Offering To War Shrine

TOKYO, Oct 17 – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to a controversial war shrine on Tuesday, risking protest from China and South Korea which see it as a painful reminder of Tokyo’s warring past. The conservative premier — who has been criticised for what some see as a

2 Hurt In Malaysia Cup Match Firecrackers Incident

IPOH, Oct 16 – Two men including a policeman were hurt in a firecrackers incident outside Perak Stadium after the first leg of the Malaysia Cup semifinal match between Perak and Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) ended last night. District police chief ACP Sum Chang Keong said the victims were an Ipoh District

75 Malacca KPDNKK Prsonnel To Monitor Price Control

MALACCA, Oct 16 – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry here will mobilise 75 of its enforcement personnel to monitor the implementation of the festive season price control scheme, in conjunction with Deepavali. Its director Jaiya Abu said the personnel would be at shopping centres, retail outlets and wet markets to

20 Dead As Huge Truck Bomb Rocks Somali Capital

MOGADISHU, Oct 15 – A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday causing widespread devastation that left at least 20 dead, with the toll likely to rise. “Initial reports from emergency departments indicate more than 20 bodies picked up off the street and

Malaysian Short FilmIn Fly Film Festival

BUSAN, Oct 15 – Linguistic of Restaurant, a short seven-minute film from Malaysia is featuring in the Fly Film Festival which kicked off here last night. It is showcasing 32 films including feature films. The short is about life as a process, dealing with the art theme. Directed by Bebbra Mailin, a

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

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