Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

MALAYSIA: SHIP APPROACHING PENANG PORT CAPSIZES AFTER HITTING ARTIFICIAL REEF

GEORGE TOWN, Penang state, Malaysia Commercial fishing vessel Xin Yi Yi from Hong Kong which was approaching Penang Port to dock capsized after hitting an artificial reef 2.65 nautical miles from Barat Pulau Rimau, near here early yesterday. The vessel...

MALAYSIA, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM AGREE TO STEP UP TIES

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam have agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations, including through more frequent exchange of visits, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah. He spoke to reporters after Brunei Darussalam Min...

MALAYSIA: NEED TO REVIEW, STANDARDISE MINIMUM AGE FOR MARRIAGE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia July 27 (NNN-(Bernama)In view of the issue of marriages involving minors, there is a need for the government and relevant parties to review and standardise the minimum age for marriage and come up with a reference that

MANY UNEXPLORED TRADE OPPORTUNITIES WITH SENEGAL MITI

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Opportunities to increase trade between Malaysia and Senegal in many sectors remain unexplored, says Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming.He said Malaysian and Senegalese companies should take hold of...

MALAYSIA: CHILD MARRIAGES COULD LEAD TO EXPLOITATION MINISTER MUJAHID

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Any move to curb marriages involving girls who are minors is aimed at protecting them from exploitation, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. He said the government also looked at the issue

Police urged to probe abduction attempt

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah wants an immediate police probe into an attempted abduction at a primary school hostel in Debak, Betong on Wednesday night.According to him, the incident happened around 8.45pm when the victim, a ...

MALAYSIA: GOVT TO REVIEW BAN ON FOREIGN COOKS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Human Resources Ministry is reviewing the proposed ban on foreign cooks in the country, following protests from restaurant owners. Its Minister M. Kula Segaran said the ministry was working with the Home Ministry to draw up

MALAYSIA: GOVT TO REVIEW BAN ON FOREIGN COOKS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Human Resources Ministry is reviewing the proposed ban on foreign cooks in the country, following protests from restaurant owners. Its Minister M. Kula Segaran said the ministry was working with the Home Ministry to draw up

MALAYSIA: CALLING OF “‘KEKANDA”, “ADINDA” LIVENS PARLIAMENT SITTING

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Greetings of kekanda (referring to older brother) and adinda' (for younger brother) between a government MP and an opposition MP at yesterday's Parliament sitting livens the mood in the august house, which is normally hot with de...

MALAYSIA: CALLING OF “‘KEKANDA”, “ADINDA” LIVENS PARLIAMENT SITTING

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Greetings of kekanda (referring to older brother) and adinda' (for younger brother) between a government MP and an opposition MP at yesterday's Parliament sitting livens the mood in the august house, which is normally hot with de...