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Man dies in accident, not murdered

KUANTAN: No murder was commited in Jalan Ulu Jenut, Kuala Krau in Temerloh near here, and contrary to what went viral on the social media since last night, the motorcyclist who died here was because his vehicle skidded. Temerloh District Police

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Spike in face mask, disinfectant frauds in KK

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 24 fraud cases involving face mask and disinfectant sales with estimated losses of RM147,329 has been reported in the district since the outbreak of the COVID-19 to today. Kota Kinabalu police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said all the

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Melaka Health Dept denies ordering COVID-19 screening in Masjid Tanah

MELAKA: The Melaka Health Department has denied issuing an order for members of the public who have been to a supermarket in Masjid Tanah in Alor Gajah near here to go for COVID-19 screening as viralled on the social media and

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Edmund Santhara received brickbats for claiming anti-Rohingya xenophobia linked to DAP

PETALING JAYA: Netizens hurl brickbats against Deputy Federal Territories Minister Edmund Santhara following his comments yesterday that the anti-Rohingya sentiment on social media comes from a section of netizens with allegiances to DAP. In a statement today, Klang MP Charles Santiago

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Permission to operate liquor factory revoked

PUCHONG: Permission to operate under the Movement Control Order (CPP) issued to the liquor factory, Heineken have been canceled. Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa made the announcement via his Twitter account today. “It was canceled this morning because

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Viral: Internet slams Health Minister’s ‘warm water method’ to kill coronavirus

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba’s advice to Malaysians to drink warm water to “flush” virus down to the stomach, where digestive acids will kill any virus, ridiculed across the social media. The Health Minister appeared on a telecast

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Woman licks plane toilet seat for ‘coronavirus challenge’

NEW YORK: A TikTok user invites public outrage after uploading a coronavirus challenge video on the platform. The Daily Star reports Ava Louise, 22, shared a video of her licking a toilet bowl with coronavirus challenge captions. The video is

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Covid-19: Order on ‘lockdown’ today is fake news

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no ‘lockdown’ order in Malaysia today due to Covid-19 as has been trending on the social media today. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said on his official Facebook account that the infographic on a ‘lockdown’ in

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27 PKR members sacked, quit party so far

KUALA LUMPUR: To date, 27 PKR members have either been sacked from the party or quit it following the recent political issues which led to a change in government. PKR chief organising secretary Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said they included the

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MCMC to closely monitor fake news on social media

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will continue to monitor the dissemination of fake information on social media sites following the current developments in the country. In a statement today, the MCMC reminded the public not to disseminate unverified information which touches

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