Education Ministry stepping in to resolve Wong-UM conflict

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is trying defuse tensions between Universiti Malaya (UM) management and graduate Wong Yan Ke by engaging both sides. Speaking to reporters today, Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said the government wants both parties to

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Hindu Sangam: Deepavali falls on Oct 27, not 26

KUALA LUMPUR: Deepavali this year falls on Oct 27, the Malaysia Hindu Sangam said today, clearing confusion over the date of the festival. Its president Datuk RS Mogan Shan said the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Dhevasthanam had determined that the

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MACC reveals video clips showing smuggling along M’sia borders

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today revealed that it has thousands of video clips on smuggling activities along national borders since 2017 as a result of corrupt practices. At a press conference today, the MACC screened a video clip

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Remand extended for suspect in brutal murder in Malacca

MELAKA: The remand order for the Singaporean man who is suspected of being involved in the case of the discovery of eight human body parts, believed to be that of more than one person, in the bushes in Kampung Ladang,

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Kelantan govt’s RM2 million allocation for sports boosts state’s preparation for Sukma

KOTA BHARU: The RM2 million allocation for sports announced by the Kelantan government will boost efforts by sports associations in the state in preparing their athletes for the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Johor next year. Kelantan Boxing Association (PSBNK) president

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Remand extended: Suspect in case of discovery of eight human body parts

MELAKA: The remand order for the Singaporean man who is suspected of being involved in the case of the discovery of eight human body parts, believed to be that of more than one person, in the bushes in Kampung Ladang,

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Jokowi to announce new Cabinet on Sunday

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will announce his new Cabinet after he is sworn-in as the republic’s president for the 2019- 2024 term this Sunday. “I will announce it immediately after my appointment as president on October 20, either

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Peter Rowan’s proclaiming the peacemaker and seeking reconciliation

In June 2006, an Irishman Peter Rowan got the last of 3,042 questionnaires completed by Christians in 17 Protestant churches in Malaysia. The questionnaire, with 18 questions, was designed to explore respondents’ attitudes to the church’s role in society. Months

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38 years imprisonment for fisherman who sexually assaulted 15-year-old stepdaughter

IPOH: A 36-year-old fisherman was sentenced to 38 years in prison and 23 strokes of the cane by the sessions court here yesterday, after pleading guilty to 22 sexual offences against his 15-year-old stepdaughter, with the attacks beginning when she was

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MCA to AG Chambers: Why refuse to prosecute sex predators?

PUCHONG: The MCA hurled brickbats on Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas for using his discretionary powers in refusing to prosecute senior students who sexually abused a junior three years ago. In a fiery statement against Thomas, MCA spokesperson

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