Category Archives: General

Singapore supports SAR to locate missing Singaporean kayakers in Mersing

SINGAPORE, Singapore authorities are supporting the ongoing search operations to locate two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Mersing waters on Thursday.The republic's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said since the two Singaporeans were...

Bleak Aidiladha for apartment dwellers in Penang

GEORGE TOWN, They were looking forward to celebrating Aidiladha but the family's mood dampened after strong winds damaged the roof of their unit at the Pangsapuri Mutiara Idaman 1 here, last night.Housewife Yusliani Ali, 35, said that she and her

Singapore expresses great appreciation for Tun M’s presence at Bicentennial Parade

SINGAPORE, Singapore greatly appreciated the presence of Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali at this year's Bicentennial National Day Parade on Friday evening, despite their hectic schedule.Former P...

Aidiladha exodus: traffic heavy on major highways as at 4 pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Traffic flow on major highways is reported to be slow moving as at 4 pm today as more people rush back to their respective hometowns in conjunction with the Aidiladha celebration tomorrow.A spokesperson from PLUS Malaysia Berhad said

TH does not profit from haj packages offered by travel agencies

MAKKAH, The Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) does not profit from any haj packages offered by the travel agencies which have been issued with licence by the TH Haj Pilgrims Organiser (PJH).PJH operations director Mat Admara Alang Azizdin said TH only

Met dept: no repeat storm anticipated for northern states

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Meteorological Department said the thunderstorm and strong winds which lashed the states of Penang, Perlis and Kedah last night, are not expected to recur.When contacted by Bernama today, its director-general Jailan Simon sa...

Human resources ministry: no report received on Bernama’s EPF contributions

IPOH, The Human Resources Ministry has not received any report so far on the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) allegedly failing to make Employees Provident Fund contributions and remititing loan repayments of staff although deductions were made...

Malaysian haj pilgrims enjoying better facilities in Arafah – Fuziah

MAKKAH, Malaysian pilgrims performing the wukuf in Arafah enjoy better facilities this year, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh.The comfort level of Malaysian pilgrims seems to have improved, going by feedback receive...

‘It still feels surreal’, says woman following husband’s car crash death

MELAKA, "It was like I was in a dream, I couldn't believe it because we were together just yesterday morning. Before leaving for the capital, my husband was all smiles, but today, he is gone, said the wife of a

Traders ‘lose’ goods to thieves during storm

KANGAR, About 20 traders at the Dataran 350 here 'lost' their goods either to thieves or to the weather in the chaos which ensued when last night's strong winds and heavy rains brought down their tents.Worse still, some of the