Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

2020: PPZ-MAIWP collects RM756 million zakat

The total zakat (Islamic tax, one of the pillars of Islam) collected by the Zakat Collection Centre of the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (PPZ-MAIWP) last year went up by 11 per cent to RM756 million compared to RM682 million

Sunken boat: Search for missing victim continues within 5km radius

-- The search and rescue (SAR) operation to locate a victim still missing, after the boat he was in sank in Pulau Perhentian, off Terengganu yesterday, is over a radius of five nautical miles from the scene.Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

Nissan Skyline impounded for traffic offences

-- A Nissan Skyline car, believed to be cloned, was impounded by the Road Transport Department (RTD) during a New Year’s Eve operation conducted at the Sungai Besi Toll Plaza last night.RTD director-general Datuk Zailani Hashim said the inspection foun...

Helicopter crashed during hover training – Police

A Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter that crashed while trying to land in an open area near the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) in Pulau Indah this morning is believed to have been conducting flight training, says South Klang District Police

Malaysia honours obligations under HSR bilateral agreement – Mustapa

Malaysia will honour its obligations under the lapsed Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Bilateral Agreement, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.Following this, he said both countries would i...

Seberang Takir coastal road closed three days for cleanup

-- The road along Pantai Seberang Takir from the drawbridge here has been closed to all vehicles effective today until Sunday (Jan 3).The Public Works Department said the temporary closure is to safeguard road users following the high tide phenomenon

Man’s lucky escape after trees crash down on his car

A man experienced a moment of terror when trees crashed down on top of his car at the parking lot of a hotel here last night.Muhammad Hazli Harun, 27, when contacted by Bernama, said he was still in his car

Visit Kenyir Year 2021 targets one million tourist arrivals

The Central Terengganu Development Authority (Ketengah) targets one million tourist arrivals for the Visit Kenyir Year 2021 which kicked off today.Its chairman, Datuk Razali Idris, said they were confident that the target could be achieved following th...

Kuantan-Segamat road closed due to landslides

-- The Kuantan-Segamat road has been temporarily closed to all vehicles starting today, due to landslides at two locations - at KM63 and KM73 - in Pekan, near here.Pekan district police chief Supt Mohd Razli Mohd Yusof said the landslides

SPPP assures Pangkalan Raja Tun Uda traders’ future

-- The Penang Port Commission (SPPP) will ensure the welfare of all traders at Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal is protected after the transfer of ferry operations to the Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT).SPPP chairman Datuk Tan Teik Cheng said