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Two sworn in as Senators

KUALA LUMPUR: Two new members took their oath as Senators before Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim this morning. They were Datuk Wira Koh Nai Kwong who is Melaka assemblyman and Jaziri Alkaf Abdillah Suffian who was appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan

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Drop in number of flood evacuees in Melaka

MELAKA: The number of flood victims in Melaka continues to drop to 157 people involving 38 families at 8 am today, compared to 162 people from 40 families, at 8 pm yesterday. Only three relief centres (PPS) are still opened

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Six nabbed in Melaka for drug offences

MELAKA: Six individuals including a mother of three were arrested for drug-related offences after they were stopped at a roadblock mounted by the Melaka Road Transport Department (RTD) at Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, Kota Laksamana here, last night. Melaka RTD director

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Melaka Bersatu will back whoever appointed CM

MELAKA: Melaka Bersatu will back whoever is appointed as the 12th chief minister (CM) of the state by Yang Dipertua Negeri Melaka Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob, according to its deputy chief Datuk Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen. Mohd Rafiq said the political crisis

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Malacca: Cloud seeding op on Sunday only a partial success

MELAKA: The cloud seeding operation undertaken in Malacca yesterday was only a partial success. State Public Works, Transport and Public Amenities Committee chairman Datuk Mohd Sofi Abdul Wahab said rain resulting from the operation mostly was away from the shore

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Melaka’s iconic red clock tower continues to draw tourists

MELAKA: The 134-year-old iconic red clock tower, located at Dutch Square in Stadthuys here, is one of the main tourist draws. The chief guard of the clock tower, Fadlina Mohni, 43, said as early as 8 am, local and foreign

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Melaka United look to Indonesia for pre-season

MELAKA: Melaka United will fly off to Indonesia next week to play a series of matches against several Indonesian League teams as preparations for the new Super League season. The matches, to be played between Jan 28 and Feb 4,

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Man Returns to Family After 35 Years

KUALA LUMPUR : A local English daily recently carried the poignant story of how a 47-year search for an estranged father ended in heartbreak. The father of five left behind his family in Melaka to seek greener pastures in Britain

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LTTE: Melaka gov’t to provide full cooperation to police

MELAKA: The Melaka state government will provide full cooperation to the police to investigate allegations against three individuals in the state suspected of promoting, supporting, possessing materials and distributing funds in connection with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

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MACC nabs Melaka assemblyman for misappropriation of funds

PUCHONG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a Melaka state assemblyman and a clerk today in an investigation over misappropriation of funds linked to the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). In a statement, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said

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