Bus mishap in Turkey: One Malaysian dead, 10 hurt

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian was killed and 10 others were hurt after their tour bus was involved in a mishap in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, this evening. A spokesman at Wisma Putra, when contacted by Bernama, confirmed the accident involving a bus

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BN to hold meeting on Tanjung Piai by-election candidate

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional (BN) will be holding a meeting soon to discuss a suitable candidate for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election on Nov 16. BN chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said all BN component party presidents would

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Drug prevention campaign to be held early next year

PUTRAJAYA: The Cabinet Committee on the Eradication of Drugs (JKMD) meeting has agreed to launch a drug prevention campaign early next year (2020). The meeting, the second held this year, was chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here

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Police arrest two over robbery in JB yesterday

JOHOR BAHRU: Two local men have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in a robbery at Jalan Wong Ah Fook this evening. Johor Bahru South(JBS) district police chief ACP Shahurinain Jais said the duo, aged in their 20s and

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Breaking: Number of Sungai Siput flood victims up last night

IPOH: The number of flash flood victims in Sungai Siput continue to record an increase, namely, to 207 people from 66 families as of tonight at 11 pm compared to 200 victims from 61 families yesterday evening. A Sungai Siput

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Zakir Naik: I never created terrorists!

Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik slammed India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) over claims that the majority of Islamic State (IS) supporters arrested in the country had been radicalised through his videos. In a statement today he also accused the

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Dead baby: Mum to undergo psychiatric examination

KEMAMAN: The Sessions Court today ordered a woman, who was charged with causing the death of her three-month-old baby, to undergo psychiatric examination at the Permai Hospital, Johor. Sessions judge, Azman Mustaha made the decision on Nur Najihah Zulkiflee, 27,

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Dr M tells urban poor to start small business

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today advised urban poor to engage in a business activity, however small it may be, to generate a better income for their lives. The prime minister said these people, classified under the

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Human-elephant conflict: Local community plays crucial role in conservation

KOTA KINABALU: The local community plays a very important role in elephant conservation in Sabah as they are the ones who often have to deal with the presence of the wildlife, said Seratu Aatai Project director Dr Nurzhafarina Othman. She

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Locals youths need to understand and emulate Malay heroes

MELAKA: Western superheroes like Ironman, Superman, Batman and their likelihood are known to the local millennial generation but are they as familiar with Malay warrior legends such as Hang Tuah, Hang Jebat or Panglima Awang (Henry the Black) who sacrificed

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