Oil rises in short term even there is fear COVID-19 spreads

TOKYO: Crude prices edged up today as investors covered short positions after three sessions of losses, even as fears deepened that the rapid spread of the coronavirus will lead to a global pandemic. Brent crude rose 42 cents, or 0.8%,

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Seven family members killed in a fire

BEAUFORT: Seven members of a family including a child were killed when their house in Kampung Bandau, Membakut, was razed to the ground early this morning. Kimanis Fire and Rescue station chief Mohd Johainin Ruslan, when contacted by Bernama said,

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‘Happy anniversary Wan Azizah’: Everlasting love in the midst of a power struggle

PUCHONG: In the midst of a political crisis and possibly losing his last chance to become prime minister, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim took time off to celebrate the love of his life, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan

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Syed Saddiq: Armada backs Dr M, will not work with ‘tainted’ leaders

PUCHONG: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth wing, Armada, said that it would stand by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to continue as Malaysia’ s prime minister. Breaking his silence, Armada chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman also said that they

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Bukit Bendera forest caught fire again

GEORGE TOWN: Another portion of forested area in Bukit Bendera here caught fire early today, this time covering more than 0.8 hectares located close to the funicular train lower hill station. A spokesman from the Penang Fire and Rescue Department

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Bursa Malaysia to establish a subsidiary to take over regulatory functions

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Bhd will establish a wholly-owned subsidiary to assume the regulatory functions currently undertaken by Bursa Malaysia (Bursa RegSub). The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bursa Malaysia, in a joint statement yesterday, said both of them have

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Hishammuddin: I’m not leaving Umno, period!

PUCHONG: Umno MP Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein dismissed speculation that he would be leaving the nationalist party soon. On a Twitter post, Hishammuddin urged the public not to believe the vile speculation levelled against him and reiterated him loyalty to

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Agong to meet 132 MPs today in second interview session

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s second interview session with MPs scheduled today are among the key agendas set in the wake of ongoing political developments. Sultan Abdullah has consented to interview the remaining

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COVID-19: Special aircraft carrying M’sians from Wuhan arrived at KLIA

SEPANG: The special flight carrying Malaysians from Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak, arrived safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) early today. The AirAsia flight chartered specifically for the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission initiated

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All MPs should ask for a fresh mandate!

Is Pakatan Harapan in the grave? That is a question that still hangs. While some diehards in the “dissolved” coalition say that there is still hope for Pakatan, others have clearly dismissed the notion. The move by Gombak MP Mohamed

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