IPOH: Residents of Ipoh, Manjung, Kuala Kangsar and Seri Iskandar were shocked by the earthquake that struck northern Sumatra on Monday night. A check by The Star found that a short wave of tremors was felt by residents at around 8.45pm.
KUALA LUMPUR: In an unprecedented case, death row inmate S. Prabagaran and his mother are making a judicial review application to direct the Malaysian Government to start proceedings against Singapore in the International Court of Justice over his conviction for drug trafficking. His lead counsel N. Surendran said the application for leave was filed at the High Court registry here Monday to stop Prabagaran's execution after he was convicted for drug trafficking.
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan in collaboration with Celcom Axiata Berhad today donated essential items to 200 families affected by the recent floods in Tumpat and Pasir Mas. UMK vice-chancellor Datuk Mortaza Mohamed said the aid was part of the two entities' social responsibilities to ease the burden of the flood victims.
The suspects, in their 30s and 40s, were picked up at their homes in a series of raids which began about 4am. KOTA BHARU: Malaysian police detained six men for alleged involvement in bomb-making during separate raids in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, on Sunday .
Malaysian senior citizens carrying bucket filled with water supply together as the residents experiences water supply disruption in USJ11 Subang Saya, Selangor. Image via Aizuddin Saad / Shutterstock BY 2030, Malaysia can expect its population structure to see a dramatic shift towards aged nation status, if existing trends in fertility and life expectancy rates are to continue on their current trajectory.
IPOH: Daredevil climbers are at it again with yet another scaling the "Ipoh" lettering landmark here before posting images of his feat on social media. Checks on the social media showed a youth posing for photographs on top of the landmark near the Simpang Pulai exit of the North-South Expressway.
By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, Jan 15 -- Four states - Sabah, Sarawak, Perlis and Selangor - have yet to market their agro-based food products through Agrobazaar Malaysia in Singapore. Agrobazaar Malaysia General Manager Noor Hisham said Agrobazaar Malaysia was ready to become a platform for them to promote and market their agro-based food products.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday night confirmed the arrest and detention in Kuala Lumpur of 26-year old Datu Mohamad Abduljabbar Sema, chair of Barangay Rosary Heights 7 in Cotabato City who is suspected to be among the perpetrators of the September 2, 2016 bombing at the Roxas Night Market here that left 15 persons dead and 69 others injured. Duterte told a gathering of this city's business sector at the Marco Polo hotel that the perpetrators of the September bombing in the night market near the hotel "have all been accounted for," including the "anak ni Sema, mayor ng Cotabato."
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak accused the former premier of changing his stance on the 1Malaysia People's Aid scheme, after Dr Mahathir said his new party is prepared to continue the scheme if it wins the next general election. File photo: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak addresses delegates of the ruling UMNO party in Kuala Lumpur.
Three Malaysian militants, including an Islamic State group leader were killed on Friday from airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria , according to reports by Malaysian media citing Bukit Aman counter terrorism unit deputy director Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay. KUALA LUMPUR: Three Malaysian militants, including an Islamic State group leader, were killed on Friday following airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria, according to reports by Malaysian media citing Bukit Aman counter terrorism unit deputy director Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay.
More than six months after Richard Huckle was sentenced to life in jail for sexually abusing scores of children, most of the families in the Malaysian communities where he lived are declining counselling and other help, police say. A handout picture released by the British National Crime Agency on June 1, 2016 shows a custody picture of Richard Huckle who admitted a string of charges of sexual crimes against children in Malaysia.
Richard Huckle, 30, was slapped multiple life prison sentences in 2016 for sexually abusing children in South East Asia. Image via Twitter.
More than six months after Richard Huckle was sentenced to life in jail for sexually abusing scores of children, most of the families in the Malaysian communities where he lived are declining counselling and other help, police say. Huckle had posed as a freelance photographer, English teacher and Western philanthropist over the past decade to gain access mostly to impoverished communities in Kuala Lumpur, where taboos around child sex abuse often prevent families from disclosing it.
KUALA LUMPUR: Mystery surrounds the murder of a 65-year-old businessman whose body was found at a condominium in Persiaran KIP Utama, Kepong here. The man - who owned a Chinese traditional medicine shop in Taman Wangsa Permai - was discovered with a noose around his neck on the fire escape at the seventh floor on Friday evening.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said development plans for the country should be drawn up from now to realise what is envisioned for 2050. Malaysians, he said, should set aside whatever political differences, opinions, ideology and racial differences to move as one unit with the same objective to see the country developed rapidly.
Malaysians more than ever need to watch out for any signs of external interference aimed at putting someone scary in power, writes Wandering Malaysian . So it turns out the Russians allegedly influenced American voters to elect the orange-haired guy to be their president? The Russians are also allegedly overtly influencing the French presidential elections by funding Marine Le Pen, the apparently rather sinister far right politician.
KUALA TERENGGANU: A suspected drug dealer, aged 27, is believed to have drowned Friday night during an attempt to escape from police at Kampung Bekok, Hulu Besut near here. Besut District police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said Saturday that Muhamad Ekraam Maidin's body was found at 9.50pm.