JPJ detects fraud driving licence scam

KOTA BARU: There is a widespread scam involving forged driving licences which is thriving on social media, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ). Read full story

Hurl mandarins in search of love

GEORGE TOWN: Centuries ago, when maidens in China could not freely socialise, Chap Goh Meh – the 15th and last day of Chinese New Year (CNY) festivities – was the only evening when they could step out of their homes without being closely chaperoned. Read full story

Resounding return after the quiet years

KUALA LUMPUR: The Thaipusam festival was held on a grand scale with iconic silver chariot processions across the country after two years of muted celebrations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read full story

An all-in-one celebration of cultural diversity

PETALING JAYA: The streets of Kuala Lumpur became a showcase of the country’s cultural melting pot as Malaysia celebrated Chap Goh Meh and Thaipusam on the same day yesterday. Read full story

Macron gives ground to allies in unpopular pension reform bid

PRESIDENT Emmanuel Macron’s government today offered a concession on contested French pension reforms, seeking to shore up support from prospective right-wing allies ahead of the parliamentary debate. People who began work between the ages of 20 and 21 will be able to retire at 63, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told the JDD weekly, rather than […]