Mahathir announces formation of unnamed new party

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7  — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the formation of a new party that is not aligned to either Pakatan Harapan or the Perikatan Nasional (PN). Dr Mahathir said the new party, which has yet to be

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Malaysia will extend aid to Lebanon: Hishamuddin

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will extend aid to Lebanon following the explosion tragedy in Beirut, with Wisma Putra presenting a report on the appropriate form of assistance, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. According to him, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin

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300k Lebanese Refuse to leave damaged homes after blast

BEIRUT: The Lebanese capital is still in mourning Friday after a massive blast hit the Port of Beirut earlier this week and left damages estimated between $10 to 15 billion. The blast caused the deaths of 154 people and 6,000

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17 confirmed dead in plane crash-landing in south India

NEW DELHI: Air India Express confirmed on Saturday morning that 17 were killed in a plane crash-landing in India’s southern state of Kerala, including two pilots, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. As of now there are 17 confirmed deceased including

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Bank closed for sanitisation and COVID-19 preventive measures

BAGAN SERAI: A bank closed yesterday for sanitisation purposes as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 after one of its employees was found to have had close contact with a patient. According to Kerian District Police Chief Supt Omar

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PM to launch ‘Embracing New Norms’ campai

MUAR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will launch the “Embracing New Norms” campaign at the Pagoh Sports Complex here this morning. At the event, the prime minister is also scheduled to launch a book published by the Health Ministry entitled “Pembudayaan Norma Baharu Komuniti”. The

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Factory worker dies, head caught in casting machine

GEORGE TOWN:A factory worker died after his hands and head were caught in a casting machine at a factory in Jalan Bukit Gedung, Bayan Lepas near here early this morning. A spokesperson from the Penang Fire and Rescue Department said the

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