Demonstrators to choke routes to Hong Kong international airport

HONG KONG: Pro-democracy demonstrators planned on Sunday to choke travel routes to Hong Kong’s international airport after a chaotic night of running battles between police and masked protesters, the latest wave of unrest to hit the Chinese-ruled city. Protest organizers

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New Malaysia derived from hijrah

PUCHONG: The New Malaysia concept originated from the meaning of ‘hijrah’, with Malaysians joining hands in rejecting practitioners and supporters of corruption, kleptocracy and nepotism, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. In her message in

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One killed, nine wounded in France after suspected knife attack

LYON: One person was killed and at least nine others wounded on Saturday in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon in central France after a suspected knife attack, a police source told Reuters. A suspect carrying a knife was arrested,

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Five killed, including shooter, 21 injured in West Texas shooting

TEXAS: A white male in his 30s who was known to police killed four people and wounded 21 others on Saturday in a gun rampage between the west Texas cities of Midland and Odessa that started with a traffic stop

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Water level at Machap Dam critical

JOHOR BARU: The water level of the Machap Dam, which supplies water to the Simpang Renggam Water Treatment Plant (LRA), is at critical stage, according to Johor exco Jimmy Puah. Puah said the current reading was 14.45m, a drop from

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RM2.4 million in salaries for 6 teams settled

KUALA LUMPUR: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the Malaysian Football League (MFL) made payments totalling RM2,458,970.20 on Aug 29 and 30 to settle the salary arrears of players and officials of six Malaysian League teams. FAM secretary-general Stuart

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Elderly man, woman detained over upside down flags

LANGKAWI: Police have arrested two individuals for placing the Jalur Gemilang and Kedah flags upside down at their premises in Jalan Pandak Mayah, Langkawi, last night. Langkawi district police chief Supt Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said police made the arrests at

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