Category Archives: Education

Foreign Ministry thanks Cambodia over release of 47 Malaysian detainees

PUTRAJAYA, Foreign Ministry thanked the Cambodian government for ensuring the release of the 47 Malaysians who were detained in the Banteay Meanchey prison recently.In a statement Friday night, the ministry confirmed that all 47 of them had been freed...

Taiwan expects 10 per cent increase of Malaysian tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Taiwan expects to increase the number of Malaysian tourist arrivals to the country by 10 per cent this year through its efforts in improving facilities for Muslim travellers.Taiwan Tourism Bureau's Kuala Lumpur Office director Abe Chou sa...

Malaysia, Indonesia in talks to release fishing boat

KUANTAN, The government, through the Foreign Ministry, is discussing with its Indonesian counterparts for the release of a fishing boat detained by the neighbouring country's authorities yesterday, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman.He sa...

Govt activities in Semenyih not illegal if not used to fish for votes – EC

PUTRAJAYA, The government's ongoing activities in Semenyih cannot be deemed to be in violation of election laws as long as they are not being done to fish for votes, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.He said everyone should

Blind woman’s persistence to become lawyer bears fruit

KUALA LUMPUR, 'Where there's a will, there's a way', this proverb illustrates the determination and diligence of a visually impaired young woman who has achieved her dream of becoming a lawyer.Kong Hwei Zhen, holder of a First Class Bachelor of

DNA results on two cut-up bodies out next week – DIGP

PETALING JAYA, The results of the DNA or deoxyribonucleic acid tests on two cut-up bodies found in a river in Desa Coalfields, Sungai Buloh near here are expected to be out next week, said Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri

Naroden leaves probe on power abuse allegations against him to MACC

KUCHING, Sarawak Assistant Minister for E-Commerce Datuk Naroden Majais said he will leave it to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct the investigation relating to a case lodged against him on alleged abuse of power.Naroden, who i...

Case of missing Pastor Koh still under inquiry – Noor Rashid

PETALING JAYA, The case of missing Pastor Raymond Koh is still under inquiry and there has been no new development on the case, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.He said so far, there had been no

I heard shouts not to put out fire, fireman tells inquest

SHAH ALAM, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- A fireman who alighted from the fire truck to put out fire during the riots at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya last year said, he heard shouts to

Chemical leak: Investigations find drums deliberately punctured, overturned

SHAH ALAM, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Initial investigations into an incident which saw 10 drums containing various expired chemicals to be exposed in a leak at Kampung Sungai Lalang, Semenyih, near here on Monday found that all the drums were