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54 victims of flash floods in Johor still at two PPS today

JOHOR BAHRU: The number of evacuees due to flash floods in Johor has dropped to 54 people as of 8 am today, from 79 people last night. A statement issued by the District Disaster Management Committee today stated that two

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Continous heavy rain causes floods in several parts of Ipoh

IPOH: Continuous heavy rain for several hours since this evening caused floods in several areas here. A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the department received a report of flooding at the Perak Badminton Academy, Bandar Meru Raya and

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King, Queen grace 15th National Laureate Award Ceremony

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah graced the 15th National Laureate Award Ceremony yesterday. Al-Sultan Abdullah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah arrived at the ceremony held at a

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Supply bill 2023 set for first reading today

KUALA LUMPUR: The Supply Bill 2023 is expected to be tabled for the first reading in the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Order Paper on the Parliament’s website, the bill will be tabled by the Finance Minister while the

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Budget 2023: Balance economic gap between urban and rural areas

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2023 Budget, scheduled for tabling this Friday, should outline efforts to balance the gap in the development of infrastructure and basic facilities between the urban and rural areas. Dean of the Faculty of Human Ecology at Universiti

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Budget 2023: Govt needs to focus on issues of high interest rates, unsold houses

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is urged to give priority to solving the issue of high housing loan interest rates as well as dealing with the problem of unsold houses in the 2023 Budget which will be tabled on Oct 7.

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Three-year-old boy dies after alleged abuse by father’s friend, foreign maid

JOHOR BAHRU: A three-year-old boy died yesterday after he was believed to have been abused by his father’s friend and a foreign maid at a house in Jalan Ria 2, Taman Skudai here. Johor Police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat (pix) said

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African dies after nightclub brawl, 8 detained

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight foreigners, comprising six men and two women, were arrested by police in connection with a pre-dawn fatal clash today that left one person dead at an entertainment outlet in Jalan Tun Razak, here. Wangsa Maju district police

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Rescuing M’sians from job scams among focus at Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: Measures to assist Malaysians who have been cheated and kidnapped in employment scam syndicates, especially in Southeast Asia are expected to be the focus at Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Order Paper on Parliament’s official website, questions

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2023 Budget: Large allocation for infrastructure, education must continue for Sabah, Sarawak

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2023 Budget scheduled to be tabled this Friday is expected to continue providing large allocations to Sabah and Sarawak to implement development projects, especially on infrastructure and education in the interiors of the two states. Under the

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