SALES of fans, air conditioners and other home-cooling appliances have increased three-fold since temperatures rose to unexpected levels recently. “Any appliance that generates cool air is in demand,” Malaysian Electrical Appliances Dealers’ Association (Fomeda) president Ng Chye Weng said.
PARENTS, teachers and students will need to sacrifice their time or double up on lessons in school if they want the academic year to start in January before 2026, National Parent-Teacher Association president Mohamad Ali Hasan said. He said this after the Education Ministry announced that the academic year will only begin in January in […]
ROCK legend Tina Turner, the growling songstress who electrified audiences for decades, died yesterday at the age of 83 after a long illness. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” read a statement on the official Instagram page of the eight-time Grammy winner.
MAJLIS Amanah Rakyat (Mara) chairman Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said the institution will not compromise with its students involved in acts of bullying. “I have received a report from the Education Division. All those involved are proposed to be expelled from MRSM (Mara Junior Science College).
JOHOR BARU: The publication, printing, broadcast and distribution of any material that misleads the people, especially Muslims, will not be allowed in Johor, says Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. Read full story
KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) raked in a profit of RM46mil through the sale of six retail assets in the Klang Valley and Johor, the Dewan Rakyat was told. Read full story
GEORGE TOWN: Empty water bottles and containers can save lives in water emergencies and floods.Just tape a few together – especially if they are 500ml bottles – and they become instant flotation devices, says Geh Thuan Tek, a board of trustee member with the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth. Read full story
MELAKA: Every year in April, Lee Ching Ching goes to the Buddhist temple in Bukit Serindit here with a vegetarian cake, where she offers prayers to her brother. Read full story
IPOH: Three locations in Perak have been identified as possible sites to set up a non-radioactive rare earth element (NR-REE) processing plant, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad. Read full story
KOTA KINABALU: All political parties in Sabah should not play the “victim or be holier than thou” political card as the Sabah Assembly makes a historic move to table the anti-hopping law today. Read full story