Daily Archives: January 27, 2019

2,555 PEOPLE AFFECTED BY FLOODS IN FIVE DISTRICTS IN MALAYSIA’S SABAH STATE

KOTA KINABALU, Sabah, Malaysia, A total of 2,555 flood victims from 549 families were housed at 17 Flood Relief Centres (FRC), in five districts in Sabah, which were inundated by floods.According to the Sabah Disaster Management Committee Secretariat,...

TBS expected to be busy during CNY – Loke

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) � Up to 19,000 people are expected to be using the Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) on a daily basis during the Chinese New Year festive season, Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said today.Speaking to

Police still searching for heads, arms of two mutilated corpses

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The police have launched a search operation to look for the remaining parts of two mutilated corpses found in the Desa Coalfields residential area here yesterday.Sungai Buloh District Police chief Supt Shafa'aton Abu B...

28 poor districts to be given special attention – Rina Harun

TANGKAK, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) has identified 28 poor districts in the country that must be given special attention for the implementation of socio-economic development programmes.Its minister, Datuk Seri Rina Harun ...

Govt sets up RCI to probe Wang Kelian human trafficking , mass grave issues

ARAU, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the existence of human trafficking camps and graves in the hilly area of Wang Kelian, which were uncovered three years ago.Home Minister

Johor police arrest 156 individuals under Ops Limau

JOHOR BAHRU, Jan 27 (Bernama) � Police have detained 156 individuals in the state for being involved in gambling, gangsterism and prostitution activities under Ops Limau from Jan 15 to yesterday.Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said the

Floods hit sub-station, SESB forced to cut electricity supply to two villages

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 27 (Bernama) - Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) was forced to cut electricity supply today to two villages in flood-hit Kota Marudu, about 100 km from here, after a sub-station became inundated.SESB general manager (Corporate Communi...

Melaka government to set up recyclables collection centre

MELAKA, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The Melaka government will set up a collection centre for recyclable materials or products through a welfare project to be implemented under the Chief Minister's Office.Chief Minister Adly Zahari said opening of the centre, ...

Sultan Ibrahim wants RIBJ housing project to be expanded statewide

JOHOR BAHRU, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar wants the Rumah Impian Bangsa Johor (RIBJ) affordable housing project to be expanded throughout the state.According to the posting on his Facebook page today, Sult...

Senior citizen dies in hit-and-run

IPOH, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- An elderly man was killed after he was believed to be involved in a hit-and-run at the traffic light junction near the Royal Perak Golf Club in Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah here, yesterday.Ipoh district police