Category Archives: Legal & judicial

New ECRL route facilitates Quartz Ridge’s ratification as heritage site – expert

KUALA LUMPUR, The government's move to leave the Klang Gates Quartz Ridge in Gombak, Selangor, untouched under the renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will facilitate the ratification of the area as a national and world heritage site, a

Five more Penang RTD officers remanded

GEORGE TOWN, Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for allegedly protecting lorry drivers who vio...

Kg Ayer Ganda may get water from Lawin plant before Aidilfitri

IPOH, The laying of pipes to supply water from the Lawin Water Treatment Plant (LRA) to Kampung Ayer Ganda, near Gerik, is expected to be completed before Aidilfitri in early June.Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said construction

KPKT allocates RM2 mln for market, bus stops in Perlis – Zuraida

KANGAR, The Housing and Local Government Ministry has allocated RM1 million for the construction of new bus stops and another RM1 million to restore and upgrade the central market in Perlis, says Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.She said in her observation,...

Perak e-hailing drivers urge government to standardise price of PSV licence

IPOH, The e-hailing drivers in Perak have urged the government to standardise the price of the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence and the insurance payment scheme due to different rates set by regions and states.One of the drivers, Ramli Ahmad

Police to cooperate with Thai agencies to prevent entry of immigrants

KANGAR, The police will work with Thailand's security agencies to address the landing of illegal immigrants at the Perlis coastal areas, says Perlis police chief Datuk Noor Mushar Mohamad.He said such cases were likely to recur despite efforts implemen...

Perak gov’t mulls re-opening Ayer Ganda water treatment plant

IPOH, The Perak state government is considering requests from residents of Kampung Ayer Ganda in Gerik to reopen the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in the area for the daily water supply to resume.Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said

FRD temporarily halts search for missing runner

GOPENG, The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) is temporarily halting its search for Mohammad Ashraf Hassan, 29, who went missing while participating in the Gopeng Ultra Trail 2019 run on March 23 .Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin...

May 17 mention for Najib’s RM27-mln money-laundering case

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court today fixed May 17 for mention of the case of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on three money-laundering charges involving RM27 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd (SRC) funds five years ago.High

Sumatran rhinos not longer seen in Sabah – Christina

KOTA KINABALU, The Sumatran rhinoceros has no longer been sighted in Sabah, according to studies conducted at the Ulu Segama Forest Reserve and Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Lahad Datu.Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Christina Liew...