Daily Archives: June 9, 2019

Sarawak ready to host Malaysia Day

KUCHING, Sarawak is prepared to host the Malaysia Day celebration on Sept 16, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.He said it was the suggestion of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during the joint meeting on the

Police rescue kidnap victim in a matter of hours

GEORGE TOWN, Police rescued a Syrian man, who was kidnapped by his fellow countrymen, in less than 24 hours last Thursday.Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) director Datuk Huzir Mohamed said the brother of the victim lodged a police rep...

Tam the rhino to “live on” at Sabah Museum

KOTA KINABALU, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew said Tam, the last male rhinocerous in Malaysia which has died, would live on at the Sabah Museum.She said an actual size replica would be constructed using its bones and once

Tactic using passenger speed boats by undocumented Filipinos foiled, two nabbed

LABUAN, Undocumented immigrants from the Philippines are now using passenger speed boats to fool the authorities.The tactic was used by two Filipinos found to have boarded the traditional sea transport crossing the sea to mainland Sabah via Menumbok on...

‘Balik bandar’ rush in full swing

KUALA LUMPUR, The balik kampung routine for Aidilfitri is over and the "balik bandar rush to get back to schools and workplaces in the heavily populated Klang Valley tomorrow started very early this morning, resulting in clogging up of the

Bans alone won’t reduce plastic usage

KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 (Bernama) � The Malaysian government and non-governmental organisations (NGO) should get their hands dirty and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce their plastic use, said the presidents of two local environmental group...

Snatch thief nabbed by public

KOTA KINABALU, A 23-year-old man who allegedly snatched a Chinese national woman's handbag here last Friday was caught by members of the public.Kota Kinabalu police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said police received a report at 9 pm on the incident.The

Malaysia to have international institute for talents in renewable energy

KUALA LUMPUR, Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of its parent company, China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN).It will be one of

Klangs special-order rodmakers

KLANG, June 9 (Bernama) � From repairing their own fishing rods, Mohd Muaz Suhaimi, 32, and Muhamad Zufayri Nazmi, 28, who reside in Klang now fulfil orders from across the country for bespoke rods that are perhaps on par with

Call for vacant PPR flats to be rented out to eligible Karamunting fire victims

SANDAKAN, Vacant flat units under the People's Housing Project (PPR) here should be rented out to the eligible fire victims, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.Liew, who is also Batu Sapi MP. said he hoped