Category Archives: General

First group of haj pilgrims arrive in Kelantan

KOTA BHARU, The first group of 148 haj pilgrims from Kelantan arrived at the Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (LTSIP) at about 8.25 p.m. tonight.Kelantan Tabung Haji deputy director Ashrof Shamsuddin said the pilgrims were mostly safe and healthy.This is

King enjoys idyllic charm of Brunei’s ‘Venice’

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Brunei), The beautiful, idyllic setting of Kampong Ayer here and the uniqueness of its architectural designs has won a fan in Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, who was left charmed by the...

Sabah ready to forge ties with investors from neighbouring countries

KOTA KINABALU, The Sabah state government is ready to forge ties with foreign investors, particularly those from neighbouring countries, to jointly develop relevant industries, said chief minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today.He noted that such c...

Strong Malaysia-Brunei bilateral relations due to mutual efforts, forward thinking – King

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Brunei), The continuous efforts and forward thinking of the Malaysian and Brunei governments are the key factors behind the success of bilateral relations between the two countries.Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatud...

Asst manager loses RM130,000 in Macau Scam

ALOR SETAR, A 40-year-old woman lost RM129,290 after being duped by a Macau Scam syndicate on Aug 7.Kedah Commercial Crime Investigation Department head, Supt Annuar Amri Abd Muluf said the victim, an assistant manager of a steel mill in Kulim,

Experts confirm Lynas operation is safe – Pahang MB

KUANTAN, Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail today said many experts from the atomic energy field have confirmed the operation of rare earth processing company Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd as safe.He said many studies and assessments on

Ethnic insults, desecration of Indonesian flag spark unrest in West Papua

JAKARTA, Racial issues and ethnic insults over an alleged flag-desecrating incident sparked protests and riots in West Papua region, Indonesia, today.Thousands of people have demonstrated in Manokwari and Jayapura since early this morning, protesting a...

90 per cent of Kuala Baram fires brought under control – MMEA

MIRI, About 90 per cent of peat fires in Kuala Baram have been brought under control, said Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak director First Admiral (Maritime) Robert Teh Geok Chuan.He said only 10 per cent of the area was still

Two rob company’s takings of RM20,400

KEPALA BATAS, Two men robbed two employees of a company of RM20,400 as they were on their way to deposit the money in a bank here last night.The two female workers were riding a motorcycle and placing a bag containing

Drought: Sarawak outlines 5 plans of action

KUCHING, The State Disaster Management Committee in a meeting today decided on five plans of action to handle the drought that is expected to prevail until October.Sarawak Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister D...