Sweet relief for Kelantanese

KOTA BARU: Residents in the Kota Baru district who had faced a shortage of sugar last week can heave a sigh of relief after supply to the area was restored. Read full story

‘Let the media do its job’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia needs to review and amend restrictive media laws to maintain its improved global press freedom ranking, say several groups. Read full story

Universities putting some Mojo into journalism

KUALA LUMPUR: Institutions of higher learning are emphasising mobile journalism (Mojo) in their programmes to produce graduates who are competitive and ready to enter the media industry. Read full story

5 teachers among 7 killed in Pakistan school shooting

FIVE teachers and two labourers were gunned down today at a school in northwest Pakistan, in an attack linked to Sunni-Shiite sectarian tensions, police and government officials said. “When the two attackers went inside (the school), they identified Shiite people and separated them before opening fire,” Muhammad Imran, police chief for Kurram district in Pakistan’s […]

Storm-hit households in Kampung Melayu Majide to receive cash aid

A TOTAL of 176 heads of households in Kampung Melayu Majidee in Johor Baru whose homes were affected by a storm yesterday, will receive assistance of RM3,000 each. Johor Menteri Besar Onn Hafiz Ghazi said the aid would be channelled through the Johor State Islamic Religious Council, the Johor Baru City Foundation and the Johor Menteri […]

Kremlin ‘lying’ about US role in drone attack

THE White House yesterday denied any involvement in an alleged drone attack on the Kremlin, after Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov accused Washington of guiding Ukraine to launch the assault. “We had nothing to do with this,” John Kirby, spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said on MSNBC.

MMEA seeks Indonesian help in search for missing crew of MT Pablo

THE Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is seeking help from Indonesia’s Search and Rescue National Agency (Basarnas) to locate three missing crew members of MT Pablo, which caught fire off Tanjung Sedili last Monday. Johor Maritime director First Admiral (Maritime) Nurul Hizam Zakaria said a simulation done using the Search and Rescue Optimal Planning System […]