Category Archives: General

Mujahid, Hadi condemn attacks in Sri Lanka

KUALA LUMPUR, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has strongly condemned the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka during the Easter celebration yesterday.He said any act of trespassing into or destroying a house of worsh...

Prisons Dept to study AI System

KAJANG, The Malaysian Prisons Department is studying the use of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system to strengthen the prisons security system.The AI is a system which is capable of thinking for itself through machine learning and was created to enab...

Abd Latif Bandi, son, property consultant freed of corruption, money laundering

JOHOR BAHRU, Former Johor state executive council member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi, his son and a property consultant were today acquitted and discharged on 33 counts of corruption and four counts of money laundering, involving RM35.7 million.Judge Kamar...

Sarawak mulls new ways to fight open burning

MIRI, The Sarawak government will map out a new long solution to control the problem of open burning in the state, especially in Miri City as the present hot and dry season is expected to prolong until Sept this year,

Plan to set up NIAT gets MoH’s attention

PUTRAJAYA, A proposal to set up the National Institute for Assistive Technology (NIAT) by the Malaysian Foundation for the Blind (MFB) will be discussed at the Ministry of Healths (MOH) post Cabinet meeting, said its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly

Brutal fight involving two vocational college boys caught on camera

LABUAN, A vocational student here turned a recreational college lake into a kick boxing ring this week, while the students' friends could only look on, resulting in one student beaten helplessly.The fight, and the cursing, taunting and egging on that

Technician claims trial to hitting 10-year-old boy with wood

KUALA LUMPUR, A technician pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court to causing hurt to a 10-year-old boy with a piece of wood.Ahmad Saufi Nin Ahmad Latfi, 27, was charged with hitting the boy, who is the son of his

July 19 for Jho Low’s father’s frozen bank accounts case

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng, the father

Expert tells Coroner’s Court confused by contradictions in Adib’s autopsy summary

SHAH ALAM, An expert witness told the Coroner's Court that he was confused by contradictions in the post-mortem report of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.Former senior forensic and pathology expert at Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Prof Dr Shah...

E-hailing provides opportunity for OKU to be self-dependent

KUALA LUMPUR, The governments move to amend regulations under the Road Transport Department to allow people with disabilities (OKU) to register as e-hailing drivers will provide an opportunity for them to be self-dependent.It is among efforts being pla...