Daily Archives: April 13, 2019

Preparations for Indonesian presidential election in Kuching run smoothly

KUCHING, Preparations for Indonesians in Sarawak for early voting in the Indonesian presidential election tomorrow at the Indonesian consulate-general in Jalan Stutong here are running smoothly.Adi Dewanto, Indonesia's Overseas Election Secretariat chi...

Oldest voter casts her ballot in Rantau by-election

SEREMBAN, The oldest living voter in the Rantau by-election expressed her excitement for being able to cast her ballot paper in the polling day today.Lijah Ismail, 98, who arrived on a wheelchair and accompanied by her youngest daughter, Rahimah Gholak...

Emphasis on people’s wellbeing justifies Malaysia’s status as exemplary Islamic country

KUANTAN, Harmonious relations and the emphasis given to the wellbeing of all races and religions in the country had become the added value in justifying Malaysia's status as an exemplary model of an Islamic country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk

61 per cent voter turnout in Rantau by-election as of 2pm

SEREMBAN, Up to 61 per cent of the 20,793 ordinary voters have exercised their rights as of 2pm in the Rantau state by-election today.Based on Bernama checks at several of 14 polling stations, the voting process went smoothly since 8am

Teachers told to lodge report if students are child abuse victims

KUALA LUMPUR, Teachers should lodge reports with the relevant authorities if they know their students are victims of child abuse at home, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.She said children spent most of their tim...

City Hall must implement moratorium to solve congestions

KUALA LUMPUR, Kuala Lumpur City Hall must implement a moratorium (stop order) on new development projects in the Mont Kiara and Hartamas areas until the traffic congestion problems can be overcome.Segambut Member of Parliament, Hannah Yeoh said she had...

Moderate quake in Ryukyu archipelago

KUALA LUMPUR, A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred in the Ryukyu archipelago, Japan, at 3.14 pm today.The Malaysian Meteorological Department in a statement here said the epicentre was 163 km east of Naha, Japan and the temblor occurred at a depth

Dwarf couple, woman in confinement among voters in Rantau

SEREMBAN, A dwarf couple, a woman in confinement and a newly married couple were among voters in the Rantau state by-election today.Abdul Halim Hafiz and Khatijah Abu Samah, both 43, who exercised their right at the Sekolah Rendah Jenis Kebangsaan

Insult Agong: 14 NGO lodge police reports

KUALA LUMPUR, Fourteen non-government organisations (NGO) have lodged a police report against the owner of the Facebook account 'Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka' for uploading a status insulting and scorning the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatu...

Voting at Rantau by-election under control – police

SEREMBAN, Voting at 14 polling stations for the Rantau state by-election is under control as at 1 pm today, said Seremban deputy police chief Supt Mohd Rosli Ishak.He said even though there were shouting matches between supporters of the contesting