Daily Archives: July 13, 2020

Aviation Week Network’s MRO Series Goes Virtual this Fall With MRO Asia-Pacific and MRO TransAtlantic

NEW YORK, July 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aviation Week Network today announced the move to virtual platforms for MRO Americas, MRO Asia-Pacific and MRO Europe, making the difficult decision not to hold these as in person events in 2020.

75 Orang Asli families stranded when river overflows

GUA MUSANG Over 300 residents from 75 Orang Asli families in Kampung Aring 5, here, were reportedly stranded after Sungai Aring overflowed, causing the main connecting road to be under three metres of water from around 2 am following heavy

MACC nabs trio for making false Socso claims

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained three individuals, including a father and son, suspected of forging documents to obtain more than RM540,000 worth of compensations from the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO).   According to sources, the man, 59, and his

Foul smell leads to discovery of man’s body in Indah Bay Apartment

GEORGE TOWN The mysterious foul odour emanating from a residential unit at the Indah Bay Apartment, Tanjung Bungah here, was resolved following the discovery of a bloated and partially decomposed body of a man, last night.   The body of

Commotion in Dewan Rakyat over election of Speaker, the words ‘gelap’ & ‘bedak’

KUALA LUMPUR Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun took his oath of office as the new Speaker of Dewan Rakyat today in the middle of the commotion among the opposition lawmakers.   Soon after the sitting resumed at 2.30 pm, the opposition

COVID-19: Indonesia records 1,282 new positive cases, 50 deaths in 24 hours

  JAKARTA The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has climbed to 76,981, with another 1,282 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.   Indonesian government spokesman for COVID-19 Achmad Yurianto said that from 12 noon yesterday to

Heavy rain causes flash floods around the country

KUALA LUMPUR Heavy rain overnight caused flash floods in several places in the country today, affecting a hospital, leaving people stranded, forcing evacuation of villagers and submerging several cars.   No one was injured in the floods.   The Sultanah

Former Education Ministry sec-gen denies making Rosmah a scapegoat

  KUALA LUMPUR A witness in the corruption trial of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor over the supply and installation of solar energy systems in 369 schools in Sarawak, was accused of making the former prime minister’s wife a scapegoat in

1MDB: Sri Ram appointed as senior DPP to get Najib charged, convicted – Lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR The appointment of former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as a senior deputy public prosecutor (DPP) in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad-linked cases was to get Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak charged and convicted, claimed lawyer

A woman Deputy Speaker proof govt does not discriminate based on gender – Azalina

  KUALA LUMPUR The appointment of a woman to hold the Deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker’s post for the first time in history proves that the government of Malaysia does not discriminate based on gender, said Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.