Category Archives: General

1MDB scandal: Decision to forfeit Kedah UMNO’s fund on Dec 13

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court here today set Dec 13 for a decision on the application of the prosecution to forfeit a sum of RM1,054,019.22 which has been frozen by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last year allegedly related to

Former admin assistant gets four years’ jail, 146 strokes for CBT

MELAKA, A former Melaka State Education Trust Fund (TAPEM) administrative assistant was sentenced to four years' jail and 146 strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving over RM2.4 million.Judge Dat...

Kampung Aring 5 residents repair water facility damaged by elephants

GUA MUSANG, The Orang Asli from the Batik community in Kampung Aring 5 here conducted a gotong royong yesterday to repair a hill water catchment facility which was damaged by a herd of elephants since last week.Kampung Aring 5 headman,

The black, white and grey electoral areas in Tanjung Piai

PONTIAN, In the wake of the 14-day campaign for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election, contesting parties and candidates need to come up with a strategy to penetrate the so-called 'black' polling district centre (PDM) area for them and look for

1,309 housewives complete hearts training – Kula Segaran

KUALA LUMPUR, A total of 1,309 trainees registered under the Housewives Enhancement and Reactivate Talent Scheme (Hearts), have successfully completed their training since 2013.Human Resource Minister M. Kula Segaran said the 981 housewives are now act...

Almost all candidates confident of winning Tanjung Piai by-election

PONTIAN, After 12 days of campaigning and with only three days left before polling for the Tanjung Piai Parliamentary by-election, the candidates contesting in the poll are highly confident of filling up the vacancy for the Parliamentary seat this Satu...

Court enhances jail sentence on babysitter who choked toddler to death with green chilli

PUTRAJAYA, A babysitter, who shoved a green chilli into the mouth of a toddler until he choked to death returns to jail today after the Court of Appeal enhanced to 10 years the 18-month sentence imposed on her.Justice Yaacob Md

Tanjung Piai voters want prospective MP to walk the talk

PONTIAN, Keep your campaign promises. This seems to be the message of voters to the Tanjung Piai Member of Parliament who will be elected this Saturday.Voters both young and old interviewed by Bernama said the Tanjung Piai by-election should not

PH candidate banking on Dr Mahathir’s pulling power

PONTIAN, The Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election, Karmaine Sardini, is confident that PH chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's appearance in the PH campaign tomorrow will be able to pull in the votes for the ruling...

Candidates check on early voting in Tg Piai

PONTIAN, Candidates in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election visited Bangunan Perkep at the Pontian district police headquarters here today for a first-hand look at the early voting process.The first to turn up was Barisan Nasional's (BN) Datuk Se...