Sarawak: Sarawak has vaccinated about 110,000 dogs in the state after the Serian division was gazetted as the first rabies-infected area last year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. Uggah, who is Chairman of the State Disaster Management Committee, said the state government invoked the Anti-Rabies Vaccination Order requiring all dogs in the state be vaccinated against rabies.
Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Government is poised to play a greater role in providing critical basic services and facilities such as electricity and water supplies. Chief Minister cum State Finance Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said it is considering taking over SESB subject to a careful study to be carried out.
KUALA LUMPUR : The mother of former minister, the late Tan Sri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis, has filed a statement of defence against the claim for jointly acquired matrimonial property submitted by his widow. Syarie lawyer Nur Hidayah A. Bakar, representing the Jamaluddin's mother, Aminah Abdullah, said this after the case management held in chambers before Syariah High Court Registrar, Siti Zulaiha Mohamad Mansor on Wednesday .
KUALA LUMPUR: Laws to better protect the interest of those involved in child marriages will be tabled in Parliament by the middle of next year, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. The amendments will cover both civil and Islamic marriages and make it a requirement for reports from relevant agencies to be submitted before such marriages are allowed.
Sreedhevi Iyer is described in an online biography as "an Indian-Malaysian-Australian who no longer knows what to call herself", and this complex wrestling with identity is at the heart of all the stories in this collection. The first and last stories are of characters struggling to find their way amid the unfamiliar Australian manners and streets, while in between there are stories with various settings in various modes, from a colourful realism to the sinister parable of The Lovely Village or the surreal monologue of a garrulous coconut, part of a Southern Indian Hindu ritual transplanted to Kuala Lumpur, in The Last Day of a Divine Coconut .
KUALA LUMPUR: The United States Department of Justice has until the end of December to complete the extradition of former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng, says Bukit Aman. Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Seri Amar Singh Ishar Singh said DoJ has 60 days from the day Ng was arrested to complete the extradition.
Kuala Lumpur: The Cabinet has decided that the death penalty for 33 offences under eight acts of law be abolished, and this includes Section 302 of the Penal Code , said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong. He said the decision, which was reached collectively, also encompassed the Firearms Act 1971; Firearms Act 1960, Kidnapping Act 1961, Armed Forces Act 1972.
By Muhammad Zaini Mohd Zin KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 -- Commerce.asia Ventures Sdn Bhd, a fast-expanding omni channel commerce ecosystem builder launched Silicon Valley-based GrowthX Academy and GrowthX Accelerator here today. GrowthX was started in the Silicon Valley of the United States in 2015 by a group of entrepreneurs who have extensive experiences in building and mentoring start-up companies.
Malaysia's anti-graft agency said Wednesday the wife of ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak will face new corruption charges, along with two former government officials and a businessman. The agency said Rosmah Mansor will be charged Thursday with Najib's former special officer, Rizal Mansor, in a case linked to a solar energy project for rural schools in eastern Sarawak state on Borneo island.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia's former federal territories minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor was on Wednesday arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission . Tengku Adnan, a member of parliament for Putrajaya and former UMNO secretary-general, was arrested at 3.25pm on Wednesday, shortly after arriving at the MACC headquarters to give a statement.
The Malaysia Automotive Institute has announced updates on the country's initiatives on fuel economy development, in line with worldwide initiatives set out by the global fuel economy initiative . The updates were presented to members of the global community at an event in Kuching, Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR: As the conclusion of the PKR polls approaches, its Youth chief hopeful Akmal Nasir has dropped a bombshell, alleging that up to 8,926 votes in favour of Rafizi Ramli in the race for the deputy presidency are missing. Akmal alleged this during a press conference in Parliament on Tuesday , referring to a study he conducted based on information collected from the official polls results displayed on PKR's website.
As a boy growing up on Penang island in Malaysia, Jonathan Liang remembers how much he loved the flowers in his grandmother's garden. The plants grew in an air well inside the house, where tropical rain fell straight through a space in the roof.
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Thai and Malaysian officials have jointly resumed a search for the body of a Malaysian drug suspect who jumped into the Sungai Kolok River to escape an arrest on Monday night after a small amount of drugs were found on him. Thai police said the suspect, Muhammad Sayudi bin Navi , 38, a resident of Malaysia's Kelantan state, jumped into the river at 8.30pm on Monday night at the pier linking Narathiwat and Kelantan in Sungai Kolok district.
SINGAPORE: The 1962 water agreement was one of the matters that was raised during the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong here. "We raised some of the issues in the past which were regarded as controversial," Mahathir told reporters on the sidelines of a high-tea event with the Malaysian diaspora here.
Rosmah Mansor , wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, leaves courthouse following the court appearance of Najib in Kuala Lumpur on Oct 25, 2018. Source: AFP THE wife of deposed former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to be dragged to court on Thursday over graft allegations relating to an RM1.25 billion energy project for rural schools.