KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – 2 policemen on duty in Kuala Lumpur Ibu Pejabat Polis Kontinjen (IPK) exhibit storage warehouse booth in Jalan Belfield, Kampung Attap here death after booth container crushed a tree, here, today.
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
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 – The social contract is not biased towards the Malays as claimed by certain quarters, former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohd Noor Abdullah said in a forum last night. It is instead a form of compromise among all races in the country, Bernama reported him
KUANTAN, Oct 12 – After having to put on hold her studies at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) for almost two years, Mount Everest climber Myrza Fasha Md Hamyrudin finally made it to the convocation hall. Yesterday, she graduated from the university with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Myrza Fasha,
Remember the days when you would head out to the store to pick up the latest version of Windows, on DVD, for something like $130? Or if you were unlucky enough to not qualify for upgrade pricing, maybe even $239? Those days might seem in the distant past, but in
So you’re the Canadian oil industry and you do what you think is a great thing by developing a mother lode of heavy crude beneath the forests and muskeg of northern Alberta. The plan is to send it clear to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast via a pipeline called
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – Creative industry players have welcomed the Budget 2015 tabled yesterday, saying it would spur the growth of the digital economy. Tan Choon Sang, Malaysia Country Manager of 3D modelling software producer Autodesk, said the government’s RM100 million Digital Content Industry Fund set up under the Communications and
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 – In Malaysia, it is easy to talk the walk, especially politicians and civil servants. They can declare a slogan, mouth a parable, give advice and sketch out a vision faster than sprinter Usain Bolt. But asking them to walk the talk is a different matter.
CHINA, Oct 11 – China sentenced two members of a banned religious cult to death on Saturday for the murder of a woman at a McDonald’s restaurant after she refused an apparent attempt by the group to recruitment her, state media said. The 37-year-old woman was attacked in May in
Sixteen military transport planes bought by the United States government for the Afghan Air Force (AAF) at a cost of nearly $500 million were recently destroyed by the Afghan military and sold for scrap parts at around six cents per pound, prompting a government inquiry to determine why millions of
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 –The hand grenade attack at a nightclub in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday was targeted at the kingpin of Gang 21. The gang boss known as “Ah Hai”, The Star reported today, has led the underworld gang for more than 20 years. The 53-year-old has been running illegal businesses,
The online reaction to Satya Nadella’s now-famous comments during a Q&A about women’s pay yesterday was swift and unsympathetic. The Microsoft CEO’s subsequent tweet to clarify what he said, followed by a statement on the company’s website that was a full reversal of his initial answer on whether women should ask for
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 11 – A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online on Friday, raising fears about what may be revealed in messages intended to vanish seconds after beng viewed. In what was being referred to as “The Snappening,” people who used a third-party programme instead
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced a RM27.6 billion allocation to beef up national security and increase the level of safety and public order when tabling the Budget 2015 in Dewan Rakyat today. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said to increase the
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – A major increase has been announced for the the Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia (BR1M) handouts in 2015 which will be distributed in January, May and September after taking into account the government’s additional revenue from the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and its fiscal capabilities.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban, and India’s Kailash Satyarthi were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their advocacy of rights for children. “It’s a prerequisite for peaceful global development that the rights of children and young people be respected,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said in
From foreign investment to infrastructure and raw water supply, the Penang government says it is at the mercy of federal authorities, which it has accused of causing deliberate delays on these projects. But Putrajaya will only hurt the country with such moves, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said, as
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – The blast in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, has put the spotlight once again on gangland violence. The authorities suspect the blast could be yet another violent incident of rival gangs battling over turf or crimes involving gangs. Last year had seen a spike in gun
Here are highlights of the 2014/2015 Economic Report issued by the Finance Ministry in conjunction with the tabling of Budget 2015 today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister. * Malaysia’s economic growth momentum in 2015 is expected to remain resilient and register growth of
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Budget 2015 failed to address the billions of ringgit in leakages by the government, opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said, adding that this would have a dangerous effect on the economy as the public grappled with rising living costs. Instead, Budget 2015 was peppered with