Monthly Archives: May 2020

MMEA detects 9,048 suspicious-looking vessels during MCO, CMCO

  PORT KLANG The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detected 9,048 suspicious-looking vessels and boats in Malaysian waters during the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from March 18 to May 13.

AKSEM drones will monitor M’sia-Thai border

  PASIR MAS The Malaysian Border Security Agency (AKSEM) will use drones to monitor the situation along the Malaysia-Thailand border, especially to curb the entry of illegal immigrants into the country.   Its deputy director-general Mohd Redzuan Mohd Zain said

Petronas brings cheer to many including family of five, senior citizen

  KUCHING The country’s oil and gas company, Petronas has brought cheer to a poor family and a senior citizen living in Bintulu in conjunction with Aidilfitri and Gawai Dayak celebrations.   The family of Mohamad Ismail Ahmad, 43, and

RM205,000 in compound issued by KPDNHEP during 10-day festive season price control scheme

  KUALA TERENGGANU Compound worth RM205,000 was issued by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) against errant traders during the 10-day Festive Season Price Control Scheme implemented since May 20 for this year’s Aidilfitri,  Kaamatan Festival and

Bukit Antarabangsa: Piling works underway to shore up soil at landslide spot

  KUALA LUMPUR Work to install flat soil retaining metal pilings is underway behind the Jalan Kelab Ukay 4 residential area, Bukit Antarabangsa, here, where a landslide took place early this morning.   Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam

Man believed electrocuted by electric pole in Bukit Mertajam

BUKIT MERTAJAM A man died after he was believed to have been electrocuted at the roadside at Taman Usahaniaga, here, today.   Seberang Perai Tengah district police chief ACP Shafee Abd Samad said the 51-year old man’s body was found

COVID-19: M’sia hopes to break infection chain not long from now – Health DG

Malaysia is optimistic that it will be able to break the COVID-19 infection chain not too long from now, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.   He said currently, almost 95 percent of COVID-19 tests returned negative.  

Moderate quake strikes Talaud Islands, Indonesia

  KUALA LUMPUR A moderate earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck the Talaud Islands in Indonesia at 9.06 pm (Malaysian time) today. The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) in a statement said the earthquake occurred 17km east of Talaud Island at a depth of 83 km. However,

Drunk driver crashes into motorcycle, killing pillion rider on Federal Highway

KUALA LUMPUR A motorcyclist was seriously injured, while his pillion rider died on the spot, after a car, with a drunk driver at the wheel, crashed into their machine at Kilometre 34.2 of the Federal Highway today.   Petaling Jaya

Indonesian woman consumes pills to abort baby

BUKIT MERTAJAM An Indonesian factory worker, desperate to terminate her pregnancy, swallowed pills provided by her Bangladeshi boyfriend before she suffered a miscarriage in a toilet of workers’ hostel in Taman Belimbing, here on Sunday.   Seberang Perai Tengah district