Daily Archives: June 23, 2019

Hishammuddin: Don’t be selective investigating land swaps case

PUTRAJAYA, Former Minister of Defence Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today gave a statement for seven hours to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the land swaps issue involving land belonging to the ministry.He arrived at 11 am and l...

Malaysian Abilympics squad targets three gold medals in Moscow

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Abilympics squad is targeting to win three gold medals in the 10th International Abilympics in Moscow, Russia, scheduled to be held in September next year.Malaysian Council for Rehabilitation (MCR) president, Datin Paduka Kh...

International community must monitor deportation of Rohingya refugees – Dr Mahathir

BANGKOK, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on international monitoring bodies to monitor the deportation process of Rohingya refugees.He said this was because the deportation plan for the Rohingya refugees showed that their ...

14 more schools in Pasir Gudang to close four days

JOHOR BAHRU, Fourteen more schools in Pasir Gudang will close for four days starting tomorrow.All the schools are within a six-kilometre radius from Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar in Pasir Gudang, where 15 students suffered breathing difficulties believed t...

Jealous senior citizen attacks girlfriend, son with knife

GEORGE TOWN, A woman and her son were seriously injured after they were attacked with a knife by a man during a quarrel at the victims' house in Bandar Baru Air Itam, here early this morning.North East district police chief,

Health Department nab senior citizen selling smuggled liquor

BUKIT MERTAJAM, A man was detained for selling various types of smuggled liquors in front of trading premises in Taman Nagasari, Perai in Operation Methanol yesterday.State Health Department Environmental Health, Food Safety and Quality officer Mohd Wa...

Housing Ministry asks for land from Sarawak govt to build affordable houses

SIBU, The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) calls on the Sarawak government to allocate suitable land to the ministry to build more affordable houses in the state.Minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin said so far there was no formal grant of land

Fishing vessel disposed off Kudat for use as artificial reef

KUDAT, A fishing vessel which was seized by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) was disposed of today to be used as artificial reef in the waters of Kampung Tajau Laut, near here.Sabah Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Junz

Cops arrest two of Terengganu’s biggest drug dealers

KUALA TERENGGANU, Two men, believed to be among Terengganu's biggest drug dealers, were arrested in separate police raids here, with drugs worth almost RM100,000 seized.Terengganu police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail said the first arrest involved a 25-year-...

Queen closes Melaka Culinary Challenge 2019

MELAKA, The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today closed the Melaka Culinary Challenge 2019 held for three days in Bachang here.The competition, participated by 501 local and international chefs from Thailand, Egypt, Ind...