ALOR SETAR: Over 25,000 visitors thronged the Malaysia Madani Open House here, says Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. Read full story
JOHOR BARU: A tiger presence in Felda Ulu Tebrau for the first time in almost 60 years is causing safety concerns among the settlers there. Read full story
MELAKA: Wearing of face masks in public areas, including schools, especially for those with Covid-19 symptoms is encouraged in line with the recommendations of the Health Ministry, says a state executive councillor. Read full story
BARISAN Nasional (BN) will not exclude any of its components from seat negotiations for the state elections, its secretary-general Zambry Abdul Kadir said. He said seat distribution decisions are subject to the mutual agreement of BN components.
SENEGAL’s embattled opposition leader Ousmane Sonko will go on trial for alleged rape on May 16, his accuser’s lawyer El Hadji Diouf said today, confirming media reports. A firebrand speaker who came third in Senegal’s presidential election in 2019, Sonko has enjoyed a rapid political rise thanks in part to his popularity with young people […]
A GROUP of Afghan women protested in Kabul today, defying a crackdown on dissent to urge foreign nations not to formally recognise the Taliban government ahead of a United Nations summit next week. Protesters opposing creeping curbs on women’s rights have been beaten or detained since the Taliban surged back to power in 2021, and […]
PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has paid a visit to Melaka’s seventh Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Mohd Ali Rustam. Read full story
SARAWAK will engage researchers to conduct a comprehensive study on the extent of poverty in the state, said Premier Abang Johari Openg. He said the situation requires more thorough investigation as poverty statistics in the state include those who own assets like land.
THE abortion pill will become available in Japan for the first time after the health ministry approved the drug used to terminate early-stage pregnancy. Abortion is legal in Japan up to 22 weeks but consent is usually required from a spouse or partner, and until now a surgical procedure had been the only option.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Madani Aidilfitri Open House in Kedah was not a political campaign but managed to provide a welcome respite from the current politically-charged atmosphere for Malaysians, says Datuk Dr Mohammad Agus Yusoff. Read full story