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MB: Perak Forestry Dept to investigate logging activities at Kledang Saiong forest reserve
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 23:40:48 +0800
IPOH, Jan 17 — The Perak Forestry Department will investigate the viral photos and claims that logging activities are going on at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve in Kuala Kangsar. Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad said so far his...
NSC: EMCO at Kampung Batu Talam in Raub from Wednesday
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 23:12:54 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be imposed in Kampung Batu Talam, Mukim Batu Talam in Raub, Pahang beginning January 19, said the National Security Council (MKN). Its director-general of national security...
Unemployed man who allegedly decapitated mum in Kuala Selangor was under influence of drugs, says state police chief
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 23:01:23 +0800
SHAH ALAM, Jan 17 — Selangor police chief Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed confirmed that a jobless man who is suspected to have decapitated his mother in Kampung Baru Pasir Penambang, near Kuala Selangor, was under the influence of drugs. At the time of...
Penang govt to take action against Pulau Burung landfill operator, says CM
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:57:05 +0800
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 17 — The Penang government will take action against the Pulau Burung landfill operator after a fire that started last Wednesday continues to burn. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said he was waiting for a report from the Seberang...
One more week needed to put out fire at Pulau Burung landfill, says deputy minister
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:46:09 +0800
NIBONG TEBAL, Jan 17 — It will take another week to extinguish the fire at the Pulau Burung landfill here because of the large area involved. Environment and Water Deputy Minister, Datuk Mansor Othman said the state government was trying hard to...
PAS continues to strengthen cooperation with Perikatan, says party’s central Muslimat council chief
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:43:40 +0800
LABUAN, Jan 17 — PAS would continue to strengthen its cooperation with Perikatan Nasional (PN), said PAS central Muslimat council chief, Datuk Siti Zailah Mohd Yusoff. “We always work together in various programmes. Like yesterday, I was in Kota...
Kota Tinggi police confirm investigating claim Bersatu rep molested party member
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:34:44 +0800
JOHOR BARU, Jan 17 — Police are investigating a Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) lawmaker over a 26-year-old businesswoman’s report accusing him of molest and sexual harassment. It was learnt that the accuser, who is also a...
DAP Youth leader urges Warisan to stop friendly fire and cooperate to foil BN’s return to power
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:27:57 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) deputy chief Muhammad Shakir Ameer said that Parti Warisan’s (Warisan) Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal must consider “big tent” approach when dealing with fellow Opposition parties. He said...
Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development to review special grant assistance to autism centres
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:26:06 +0800
LABUAN, Jan 17 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) will review the types of assistance and grants that can be channelled to autism centres run by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or the private sector. Deputy...
Hishammuddin: Curbing threats to security needs strong cooperation, defence diplomacy
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:16:01 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Security threats along the national borders and vast territorial waters require strong cooperation with other countries especially Asean neighbours through defence diplomacy to protect its sovereignty, said Senior Defence...
In N. Sembilan, woman loses RM132,000 to online fraud
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 21:46:13 +0800
JEMPOL, Jan 17 — A clerk in a private company lost RM132,000 to an online “predict-the-score” football competition last Thursday which turned out to be a scam. Jempol district police chief Supt Hoo Chang Hook said the incident happened at...
African swine fever: Melaka to cull 16,000 pigs, says Veterinary Services Dept
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 21:15:42 +0800
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 — Another 3,000 pigs out of the 16,000 at 19 farms in Paya Mengkuang, Masjid Tanah, Melaka will be culled by the end of this week to prevent the spread of the African swine fever (ASF) in the area. Department of Veterinary...
Selangor police nab 10 online gambling syndicate members in Klang
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 21:13:34 +0800
SHAH ALAM, Jan 17 — Police have detained 10 men who are members of a gambling syndicate at two premises around Klang for promoting online gambling involving a monthly transaction of almost RM5 million with over 3,000 players. Selangor police...
PM Ismail Sabri wishes Hindus a happy Thaipusam
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 21:05:07 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has sent Thaipusam greetings to Hindus throughout the country, who will be celebrating the festival tomorrow. In a post on his Facebook page, Ismail Sabri hoped that the festival...
PSC members dispute chairman’s decision to postpone hearing on MACC chief’s shares
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:54:50 +0800
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Parliament Select Committee (PSC) for Agencies Under the Prime Minister’s Department chairman Kuala Krai MP Abdul Latiff Abdul Rahman erred in postponing a meeting on Tan Sri Azam Baki’s share ownership, said four...
Retired teacher in Kedah suffers RM100,000 losses in Macau scam
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:49:02 +0800
ALOR SETAR, Jan 17 — A 60-year-old retired female teacher has lost RM100,000 to a Macau Scam syndicate which duped her into believing that she was involved in money laundering. Kedah Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt Elias Omar...
Johor DAP claims Umno seeking state poll as stepping stone to GE15
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:38:33 +0800
JOHOR BARU, Jan 17 — Johor DAP today alleged that Umno’s top leadership was behind alleged plans to trigger a premature state election that could pave the way for the 15th general election soon. Johor DAP secretary Andrew Chen Kah Eng claimed...
RFID: PLUS needs to find solution to congestion at toll plazas, says minister
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:31:30 +0800
DENGKIL, Jan 17 — Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has directed PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) to find a solution to the congestion issue reportedly happening at its toll plazas following the implementation of the Radio Frequency Identification...
Melaka cops detain three men, seize fireworks, liquor worth RM150,000
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:20:49 +0800
MELAKA, Jan 17 — Melaka police detained three local men and seized various types of fireworks, believed to have no permits, and liquor with unpaid duties all estimated to be worth RM150,000 in a raid on a bungalow in Jalan Bukit Cina, here, last...
MMEA foils attempt to smuggle 2.3 tonnes of ketum leaves, detains two mules in Perlis
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:11:28 +0800
KUALA PERLIS, Jan 17 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Kuala Perlis Maritime Zone has foiled an attempt to smuggle 2.3 tonnes of ketum leaves and arrested two men suspected of being “transporters” or ketum leaf mules. Ketum...

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