Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

MALAYSIA: WEAK QUAKE STRIKES SABAH STATE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A weak earthquake, measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale, struck Tongod in Sabah at 8.40 am today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. It said the epicentre of the quake was 37 km east of Tongod,

MALAYSIA: WEAK QUAKE STRIKES SABAH STATE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A weak earthquake, measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale, struck Tongod in Sabah at 8.40 am today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. It said the epicentre of the quake was 37 km east of Tongod,

MALAYSIA: CLAIMED-REMAINS OF 4 SINGAPOREAN FAMILY MEMBERS KILLED IN ACCIDENT

PORT DICKSON, Negeri Sembilan state, Malaysia -- The remains of a Singaporean family of four killed in a fatal crash involving a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), lorry, two cars and a motorcycle here Wednesday, were claimed at the Port Dickson Hospital

MALAYSIA: DAY-OLD BABY AMONG 47,092 ILLEGALS DETAINED IN 2017 – IMMIGRATION DG

SHAH ALAM, Selangor state, Malaysia � A total of 47,092 illegal immigrants, including 885 children between a day and 12 years old, were detained by the Immigration Department throughout 2017.

Its director-general, Mustafar Ali said the arrests were made following

MALAYSIA’S TOTAL TRADE RISES TO RM157.05 BLN IN NOV 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysia's total trade in November 2017 surged by 14.8 per cent to RM157.05 billion compared with the corresponding month of last year, said the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). In a statement today, MITI

MALAYSIA: EMPLOYERS MISUSING I-KAD AMONG REASONS FOREIGN WORKERS STILL BEING DETAINED

SHAH ALAM, Selangor state, Malaysia -- The abuse of foreign workers' i-Kad by employers who employed the them in sectors other than the ones they were registered for are among the reasons the workers are still being detained by the

MALAYSIA: EMPLOYERS MISUSING I-KAD AMONG REASONS FOREIGN WORKERS STILL BEING DETAINED

SHAH ALAM, Selangor state, Malaysia -- The abuse of foreign workers' i-Kad by employers who employed the them in sectors other than the ones they were registered for are among the reasons the workers are still being detained by the

MALAYSIA: POLICE DETAIN WOMAN IN FRAUDULENT S.KOREA TOUR PACKAGE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Police yesterday arrested a woman suspected of involvement in a syndicate for fraudulent tour packages to South Korea. Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Mohd Zani Che Din said the 36-year-old suspect was detained when she surrend...

THAILAND: SIX MALAYSIANS HELD IN BANGKOK OVER CALL-CENTRE SCAM

BANGKOK, Thailand � Thai police arrested six Malaysian men in separate raids on their hotel rooms here on suspicion of their being members of a 'call-centre scam' syndicate in the country.

Deputy Tourist Police chief Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, who