Daily Archives: June 16, 2020

Increase marketability of Aswara graduates – Nancy

  KUALA LUMPUR The National Arts Culture and Heritage Academy (Aswara) must seriously look into the marketability of its graduates to ensure their competitiveness in the industry.   Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said this could

Make “Road To Oscar” a reality – Saifuddin

KUALA LUMPUR Films that revolve around the Malay world, culture and religions can bring the local film industry to greater heights including going to the Oscar, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.   He said local film industry

Man dies of suspected Leptospirosis, four others under treatment

  KUALA TERENGGANU A 29-year-old man suspected to be suffering from Leptospirosis has died while four others are still being treated at Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital (HSNZ).   Terengganu health director Dr Nor Azimi Yunus said the man from Dungun

UMS student’s grit in taking exam on a tree won viewers’ hearts

Recently a video went viral on a University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) student, Veveonah Mosibin who climbed up a tree to gain internet access in order to take her online examination.   The video uploaded on June 12 on her YouTube

Pleasant surprise for widow who did not expect any Socso aid

  SHAH ALAM It was a pleasant surprise for housewife Salwana Ibrahim, when she learned she was eligible for benefits under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Invalidity Pension Scheme, though her husband had stopped contributing to the organisation five years

RM2 mln contribution was sincere, not requested by Zahid – Witness

Seri Jaya Perkasa Sdn Bhd managing director Mubarak Hussain Akhtar Husin told the High Court here that his RM2 million contribution to Sekolah Imtiaz Ulul Albab, in Masjid Tanah, Melaka belonging to Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was sincere

Indonesian jailed, caned for hurting wife, illegal stay

  TAWAU An unemployed Indonesian man was sentenced to 26 months in jail and two strokes of the whip by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded guilty to three charges that included causing injury to his wife in Kalabakan

Construction industry leaders need to prepare for new normal – Fadillah

KUALA LUMPUR All construction industry leaders have been urged to be prepared to implement projects in accordance with the new normal during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period.   Senior Minister (Infrastructure) Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said they must

Penang govt submits entertainment centres bid to resume operations

BUKIT MERTAJAM The Penang government has presented feedback and views from entertainment centre operators to the National Security Council (MKN) for consideration so that operations can resume during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period.   Chief Minister Chow Kon

MACC detains JAINJ employee suspected of soliciting RM130,000 bribe

JOHOR BAHRU An assistant officer of the Johor Islamic Religious Department (JAINJ) has been detained by the Segamat branch of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today believed over soliciting and receiving bribes amounting to more than RM130,000.   The 37-year-old