Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

‘Joh’ the tiger mascot for Visit Johor Year 2020

JOHOR BAHRU, The Malayan tiger has been selected as the mascot for Visit Johor Year (VJY) 2020 and will be called 'Joh', a short form for Johor.Joh symbolises the courage and spirit of freedom possessed by the people of Johor

194 couples marry in mass wedding in Terengganu

BANDAR PERMAISURI, A total of 194 newlywed couples were feted at mass wedding ceremonies in Terengganu today.Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said the Majlis Walimatulurus Perdana 2019, initiated by the state government, was aimed at e...

Parents should educate children about cleanliness – Tengku Hassanal

KUANTAN, Cleanliness and good hygiene practices must start at home so that cases of littering and indiscriminately throwing garbage in public areas can be fully addressed.The Regent of Pahang, Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah said p...

MB believes tourism unaffected by Nora Anne tragedy

PORT DICKSON, Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun believes the tourism industry will not be affected by the tragic death of Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin.He said this today when asked by reporters whether the industry was at

‘Sahabat Maktab’ initiative to be restructured for volunteers to play more effective role

MAKKAH, Sahabat Maktab, the volunteering initiative by the Pilgrims Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) to assist Malaysian pilgrims during the haj, will be restructured to ensure that the programme can function more effectively to assist pilgrims, as well ...

Syed Saddiq: sports facilities for everyone, and not certain groups

KUALA LUMPUR, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today expressed the hope that state governments and local authorities with sports facilities would make them available to the public.This follows the initiative of his ministry and t...

Yemeni teen drowns while attempting to take a selfie on a jetski in Langkawi

LANGKAWI, A Yemeni teenager drowned after falling off his jetski while attempting to take a selfie at sea near the popular Cenang Beach here today.In the 11.15am incident, Al-Shabibi Ibrahim Manueer, 17, was also reported to have taken off his

Ministry studies need to increase child protectors – Yeoh

KUALA LUMPUR, The Women, Family and Community Development ministry is studying the need to increase the number of child protectors aimed at protecting about 9.4 million children nationwide.Deputy minister Hannah Yeoh said there were currently only 208 ...