Daily Archives: April 19, 2019

No rebate for consumers affected by water cuts – Air Selangor

CYBERJAYA, No rebates need to be given to consumers affected by scheduled water cuts in the Klang Valley later this month because early notice has been issued on the water supply disruption, Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor) said today.Its

Mysterious dead sea creature an Irrawaddy dolphin

LABUAN, The carcass of what was thought to be a mysterious creature that washed ashore on Membedai Beach here on Wednesday has been confirmed to be that of a female Irrawaddy dolphin.Labuan Fisheries Department director Faizal Ibrahim Suhaili said a

Adopted village programme an effort to boost Orang Asli education, socio-economy

IPOH, The adopted village programme implemented by the state government together with government-related companies is not a mega programme to butter-up the Orang Asli community but an on-going effort to boost its socio-economic and education growth.Per...

OANA expresses concern over fake news phenomenon

HANOI, The Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) has expressed grave concern over the phenomenon of fake news that is plaguing the media world and is now also affecting the reputation of news agencies.OANA President Aslan Aslanov said fake ...

Village bazaar centre of attraction at Chenor Fest 2019

MARAN, The Village Bazaar will be the centre of attraction at the four-day Chenor Fest 2019 which begins on April 25 along Sungai Pahang in the old town of Chenor.Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik said

Halal issues dominate talks during Mujahid’s overseas visit

KUALA LUMPUR, Minister in the Prime Ministers Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa today concluded an eight-day working visit to Jordan, Turkey and Bosnia Herzegovina, during which talks on halal issues took centre stage.Mujahid exchanged views ...

Perak MB says aware of attempts to remove him

IPOH, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said today there have been attempts to remove him as the menteri besar of Perak from the day he was appointed to the post.Nevertheless, he said, he has remained as the menteri besar and

Set up special division to handle ECRL investments: Daim

KUALA LUMPUR, A special division should be established to smoothen and facilitate investments for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project from China and domestic sources, says Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin.When I went to ...

Father walks 3km daily to work to feed his children

IDLIB (Syria), A Syrian refugee Abu Bilal commutes three kilometres from Talul Karamah town to nearby areas daily to earn a living so he can buy food for his two children as well as to purchase feed for his goats

Christians gather in churches for Good Friday

KUCHING, Christians in Sarawak and around the world observed Good Friday today.Good Friday is a celebration of love, forgiveness and mercy as it commemorates Jesus Christ's Passion, crucifixion and death as told in the Christian Bible on the Friday bef...