Menu Rahmah meal leaves customers satisfied

KOTA BARU: Cheap, tasty and appetising – that was among the reactions of satisfied customers on the first day of the Menu Rahmah programme at a supermarket here. Read full story

Breast cancer and the high price rural folk pay

KOTA KINABALU: Many women, especially those from poor families, opt to seek traditional treatment when they detect lumps in their breasts, says Kinabalu Pink Ribbon association president Lucilla Pang. Read full story

Batu Caves to see 2 million visitors for Thaipusam

SOME two million Hindu devotees and visitors are expected to throng Batu Caves for the annual Thaipusam celebration, which begins Sunday.  Gombak police chief Zainal Mohamed Mohamed said traffic congestion around Batu Caves is expected to last from today until February 6. 

Dengue cases down by 17% last week, says health DG

THE number of dengue cases in the fourth epidemiological week of this year (January 22-28) dropped by 17.6% to 1,910 cases from 2,319 cases the previous week, with one fatality recorded.  Health Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the cumulative number of dengue fever cases reported this year is 8,968 cases, compared with 2,948 during […]

French police find body in missing teenager case

FRENCH police probing into the disappearance of an 18-year-old girl found a body today after the main suspect confessed to killing her in a lovers’ quarrel, a prosecutor said. The 39-year-old man led police to a site in the woods near the southern town of La Grand-Combe where the girl lived, after admitting to the crime […]

Senior ally of ousted PM Imran Khan arrested in Pakistan

PAKISTAN’s former interior minister and ally of ousted leader Imran Khan was arrested today, a few hours after another senior opposition figure was released from custody. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, who heads a party that was in a coalition with Khan, appeared at Islamabad court where he was remanded in custody for two days.