Istana Anak Bukit Serene With Al-quran Verses

ALOR SETAR, Sept 12 – The Funeral Ceremony of Sultan Kedah, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah was happening at Istana Anak Bukit here. The atmosphere of serenity surrounds Istana Anak Bukit here as Al-Quran verses fill the palace where the body of Sultan lie in state.  Since early morning, Istana staff dressed in black were busily carrying

Penang-Based Muslim NGOs To Defend Rohingyas

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 8 – A group of about 20 Penang-based Muslim non-governmental organisations (NGOs) held a protest in Penang today to called on Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to allow the United Nations to intervene and assist the Rohingya people in Rakhine. Some 1,000 people gathered after Friday prayers

MCMC Blocks Access To Steam Over ‘Fight of Gods’

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 8 – The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has ordered Internet service providers to block access to the popular websites functioning as digital distribution platform of a video game, “Fight of Gods”, which has been seen as a threat to the sanctity of religion and inter-racial harmony in

Kedah Close To Reaching 40,000 Housing Manifesto Target

SUNGAI PETANI, Sept 8 – The 1Malaysia People’s Housing Programme (PR1MA) has allowed more people in the lower and middle income groups, particularly young earners to own their first home. Housewife Norhalila Salleh, 47, noted that PR1MA units cost lower compared to the market price for houses in the same range. “Most

Najib Receives Courtesy Call From New IGP

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 –  Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak received a courtesy call from Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, who was appointed as the new Inspector-General of Police yesterday, at his office in Putrajaya today. Mohamad Fuzi succeeded Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar who went on mandatory retirement

T-ara’s Qri Billed For Penang’s K-pop Festival

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 2 – T-ara Korean Girl Group Leader, Qri having a press conference at Concourse Area, M Mall Times Square, Penang here this evening to promote the KPOP MUSIC WAVE concert that will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Setia SPICE, Penang. KPOP Music Wave 2017 was the biggest Korean

The Penang Street Food Festival 2017 Is Back

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 1 – In the conjunction of 60th Merdeka Celebration, the Penang Street Food Festival (PSFF) 2017 is back for the second time this year at Beach Street here this evening. The event was launched by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. About 70,000 people turned up for the event around

Thailand Seizes 136 Pangolins, 450kg Scales Believed From M’sia

BANGKOK, Sept 1 – Thai Customs officers seized 136 pangolins and 450kg of the animal’s scales destined for Laos and China when they intercepted two pick-up trucks in Prachuabkhirikhan early today. According to Seized Goods Division acting director Vorachit Deachborvornlak, initial investigations have not ruled out the probability the seized pangolins and

Penang State-Level Merdeka Parade At Esplanade

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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 31 – In conjunction with the 60th Merdeka celebration, Penang state hosted the state-level Merdeka parade on the Esplanade Road here this morning with the present of Yang-di Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas and Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. In the same time, Murad Mohd Kassim, a former soldier, who affixed

Penang Exco Phee At MACC Office For Statements Again

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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 25 – Penang executive councillor Phee Boon Poh, who is Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman, today returned to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here to give further statements over an illegal carbon filter-processing factory in Sungai Lembu in Bukit Mertajam. Phee, accompanied by his lawyer Ramkarpal Singh,

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