Chong Wei pays tribute to his coaches

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s badminton legend Datuk Lee Chong Wei, who retired last June, yesterday thanked his coaches for helping him to international fame and making him a better person. The 37 year-old noted that he would not have been where

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Polio vaccine for all children aged five and under in Sabah

TUARAN: Children aged five and under in Sabah will be given oral polio vaccine in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus which was discovered in the state recently, said state Health and People’s Wellfare minister Datuk Frankie

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Four nabbed, cigarettes worth RM2.8 mill seized

TAPAH: A total of 23,800 cartons of contraband cigarettes were seized from four lorries at KM318.7 on the North-South (PLUS) Expressway northbound near here two days ago. Tapah district police chief Supt Wan Azharuddin Wan Ismail said the cigarettes of

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Muhyiddin: Proactive measures to resolve issues on citizenship application

PUTRAJAYA: Home Affairs Ministry (KDN) is taking proactive measures to resolve the problems involving citizenship application particularly for children without any document in this country. Its minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the standard operating procedure (SOP) concerning the matter

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IGP: Racial and religious issues burden the police

GEORGE TOWN: Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador described the racial and religious issues raised by certain quarters lately as burdening the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM). He said that in the efforts by the police to focus

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Sabah threatened by critical wildlife extinction

KOTA KINABALU: 2019 has been a challenging year for Sabah in terms of preservation and conservation of its wildlife and environment, which has witnessed several tragic events including the threat of extinction of some of the state’s most endangered species.

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15 injured in explosion at Kansas aircraft plant

WASHINGTON: At least 15 people were injured yesterday after a liquid nitrogen line exploded at a Textron Aviation plant near Wichita, Kansas, potentially setting back the launch of a new aircraft under development, county and company officials said. Sedgwick County

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