Flood victims return to carpet of waste

BATU PAHAT: Close to 20 days after they were forced out of their home by the floods here, livestock farmer Saiful Amri Tumiran and his family have finally returned to their home in Kampung Temehel. Read full story

16 senators take oath of office

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 16 senate members took their oaths of office before Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim. Read full story

Moving towards a ‘smart city’

SEREMBAN: The Seremban City Council (MBS) will acquire electric vehicles (EV) and install solar photovoltaic (PV) panels at more of its properties in its aspiration to turn the state capital into a smart and low carbon emission city by 2027. Read full story

Migration killed tribal languages

SIBU: Formal education, migration to urban areas and inter-marriages are among reasons tribal languages are going extinct, says an anthropology expert. Read full story

Iraq to hold provincial elections on November 6

IRAQ’s parliament has set November 6 as the date for elections for provincial councils, powerful bodies that were dissolved amid anti-government protests in 2019. “Provincial elections will take place on November 6, 2023,” a statement from parliament said today, after lawmakers agreed on the date overnight.

Malaysia reiterates stand not to recognise Tatmadaw regime

THE Foreign Affairs Ministry has reiterated Malaysia’s stand of not recognising the Myanmar’s military Tatmadaw regime, and will work towards finding a comprehensive solution via the strengthening of the Asean Five Point Consensus (5PC). Its minister, Zambry Abdul Kadir said Malaysia and its Asean counterparts will continue to pressure the regime until a comprehensive solution […]

Court confirms Norway’s control of Arctic resources

NORWAY’S highest court confirmed today the Norwegian state’s exclusive right to natural resources on the continental shelf around the strategically important Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic. The case sets a precedent with potentially major repercussions.

Penang authorities seize over 50,000 litres of diesel

A LORRY driver fled from his vehicle that had been modified to carry subsidised diesel by the side of the road in Bandar Perda. The man realised he was being followed by enforcement officers from the Penang Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry last Saturday. Penang ministry director S. Jegan said enforcement officers who […]