Daily Archives: December 27, 2019

CAP proposes stiffer penalties for environmental polluters

GEORGE TOWN, The Consumer Association of Penang (CAP) wants the government to amend laws to impose heavy punishments on offenders who pollute the environment including water supply as they have affected the lives of millions of people.Its president Mo...

JAKOA probing case of Orang Asli being abandoned with body of child

PUTRAJAYA, The investigation into the case of an Orang Asli from Pos Blau, Kelantan and the body of his child being allegedly abandoned by the roadside will be completed in two weeks, the Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) said.JAKOA

Drug processing labs raided, three men arrested

KUALA LUMPUR, Police arrested three local men in a raid on a drug processing laboratory at a residential area in Bukit Sungai Long in Kajang, Selangor, last Tuesday.Selangor Police Chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said the raid was carried

Breakfast programme to start on Jan 20 in 100 schools

PUTRAJAYA, The first phase of free breakfast programme (PSP) will be implemented on Jan 20, 2020 at 100 primary schools nationwide, said the Education Ministry (KPM).KPM said the cost of project involving 37,000 pupils and 1,600 teachers on duty

Brother gets info on Cradle Fund CEO’s post mortem report from health dg, court told

SHAH ALAM, The High Court was told today that Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah had personally informed the outcome of the post mortem on Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to the deceased's

Racial and religious issues burden the police – IGP

GEORGE TOWN, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador described the racial and religious issues raised by certain quarters lately as burdening the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM).He said that in the efforts by the police to focus on

Woman and baby killed in car crash brought to Pahang for burial

NIBONG TEBAL, The remains of a woman and her eight-month-old baby girl who were killed in a road accident involving two trailers and three cars at KM 160.9 of the North-South Expressway near Bandar Cassia early today were taken

Bull elephant found dead in Sukau

KINABATANGAN, A five-year-old male elephant was found dead at the Malangking Farm in Sukau, near here, on Wednesday (Dec 25).Kinabatangan district police chief Supt Dzulbaharin Ismail said the carcass was found by Wildlife Department staff at 3.40pm."...

Agencies told to help fire victims get document replacements

KOTA KINABALU, The relevant agencies in Sabah have been asked to facilitate the process of getting replacement personal documents for those affected by the Kampung Sembulan Baru fire here.Sabah State Secretary Datuk Safar Untong said this was to ensure...

“Belacan Sinar” shines abroad

ALOR SETAR, Its brand may not be well known, but the belacan (shrimp paste) produced by a local entrepreneur, and sold under the brand name Sinar, has become the choice of many Malaysian chefs in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.Also known