Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

UniSZA appoints Hassan Basri as vice-chancellor

KUALA NERUS, Professor Datuk Dr Hassan Basri Awang Mat Dahan has been appointed as vice-chancellor of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) effective Feb 1.UniSZA corporate communications centre in a statement today said Hassan Basri, former deputy ...

Police seize 1.6 tons of ketum leaves

KOTA BHARU, The Pasir Mas District police have succeeded in seizing 1.6 tons of ketum leaves or Mitragyna speciosa(commonly known as kratom) and cough mixtures worth RM70,100 in Ops Selamat on Thursday.District police chief, ACP Abdullah Mohammad Piah ...

Govt willing to study need of new law to protect neglected parents

SEREMBAN, The government is willing to study the proposal to create a new law to protect parents who are being neglected by their children, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Senator P. Waytha Moorthy said.However, he said the matter would

Settlement of suit against Sarawak Report shows PAS’ true colours – Khalid

PUTRAJAYA, The decision by PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang to settle his suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown out of court only shows that the Islamic party has been lying all along about its cosy relationship with

NEED FOR MIXED FARMING TO AVOID DEPENDENCE ON ONE CROP – PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed to local farmers to optimise their agricultural land by practising mixed farming to avoid being dependent on just one crop.He said mixed farming had been seen capable of preventing

SWD: have stalls to sell goods from handicapped

KOTA BHARU, The Social Welfare Department (SWD) hopes every state can have a sales stall or Welcart in the effort to boost the economy of target groups such as the handicapped and SWD aid recipients.Its director-general, Mohd Fazari Mohd Salleh

‘Kuih Bunga Pudak’ among attractions at Langkawi Traditional Food Fair

LANGKAWI, The 'kuih bunga pudak' is among Kedah's traditional delicacies being promoted at the Traditional Cakes and Cookies Fair at the Langkawi Craft Complex from yesterday to Wednesday (Feb 6).A traditional 'kuih' trader Siti Khalijah Saad, 50, said...

Need for mixed farming to avoid dependence on one crop – Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today proposed to local farmers to optimise their agricultural land by practising mixed farming to avoid being dependent on just one crop.He said mixed farming had been seen capable of preventing the...

5.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Seram, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR, A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, occurred near Seram, Indonesia at 3.36pm today.According to a Malaysian Meteorological Department statement, the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres and located 252 kilometres so...

Kelantan police to conduct road safety campaigns at schools, mosques

KOTA BHARU, Road users have been urged to respect the law rather than fear it as the perception can help reduce crime rates and road accidents.Kelantan Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Supt S. Markandan said the people were often