Daily Archives: February 9, 2020

Labuan coastal road project to be completed in Dec

LABUAN, The RM129 million Labuan coastal road project is scheduled for completion in December this year, said Deputy Federal Territories Datuk Dr Shahruddin Md Salleh.He said the long-standing issue of land acquisition to facilitate the construction of...

Kelantan Health Dept denies coronavirus infection in Kota Bharu

KOTA BHARU, The Kelantan Health Department has denied a viral video clip message claiming a man was infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) here.Its director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said what transpired was a male patient in his 50s

Water rationing exercise in Melaka tomorrow involves industrial, tourism and health facilities

MELAKA, Melaka's water rationing exercise which continues tomorrow will involve industrial, tourism and health facilities.Syarikat Air Melaka Berhad (SAMB) in its statement today said the industrial areas affected are Ayer Keroh, Batu Berendam, Bukit R...

District health officer charged with submitting false payment voucher involving more than RM800,000

JOHOR BAHRU, A district health officer and an assistant accountant were today charged in the Sessions Court with 49 counts of corruption involving over RM800,000 between 2015 and 2016.Dr Zaharah Mohd Salleh, 59, and Noor Shazriena Miskam, 34, pleaded n...

Malaysia a treasured member of the Commonwealth – Patricia Scotland

SEPANG, Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland regards Malaysia as a treasured member of the Commonwealth which has made significant contributions. Malaysia is a treasured member of our family. So much has been contributed by Malaysia, she to...

70-year-old disabled woman dies in house fire

IPOH, A 70-year-old woman with visual and hearing impairments died in a fire which destroyed her house in Kampung Ara Payung, Batu Gajah, near here today.Alang Alimah Amban, who suffered 60 per cent burns, was pronounced dead at the scene,

Coronavirus: Melaka conducts early prevention campaign

MELAKA, The Malacca state government through the state Department of Health is now actively conducting a campaign for an early prevention of the novel coronavirus novel 2019 (2019-nCoV) infection in tourism areas to raise public awareness of the virus....

‘I saw many killed in front of me” – Thailand Mall shooting evacuee

BANGKOK, I heard many gunshots I saw many killed right in front of me, said Banpot Plerdjantuek who was one of many evacuated by security forces in yesterday's shooting rampage at the Terminal 21 Shopping Mall in Nakhon Ratchasima

JPN boosts security by implementing biometric system

PUTRAJAYA, The National Registration Department (JPN) will implement the biometric system in all identification documents including marriage certificates to determine the actual owner to boost their security characteristics.JPN director-general Datuk R...

Another tapir ends up as roadkill in Johor

JOHOR BAHRU, A male tapir was found dead near the Mersing Industrial Training Institute (ILP) along the Mersing-Jemaluang route, last night, after it was believed to have been hit by a vehicle, making it the fifth such incident this year.Johor