Muslims demand more action to tackle LGBT influence

ISLAMIC scholars and political analysts have different opinions about the recent seizure of the Swatch “Pride Collection” timepieces that bore the rainbow flag, a symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement.  While some agree that Putrajaya have come down hard on issues deemed un-Islamic to win Malay support in the state elections, others said more […]

Umno grassroots feel compelled to support DAP, says party veteran

UMNO’S leadership will have to explain to their grassroots members why it is important for them to support Pakatan Harapan (PH) – especially DAP – in the state elections, a party veteran said. Umno Veterans Association secretary Mustapha Yaakub said these members are confused with current instructions to support Anwar Ibrahim and DAP.

Suspect held after 4 killed in Japan gun and knife attack

JAPANESE police today detained a suspect who had been holed up in a building after allegedly killing four people including two police officers in a gun and knife attack, an official told AFP. The man was taken into custody outside the farm property near the city of Nakano in Nagano region, with police confirming a […]

Tesla gives Ford access to its US chargers

TESLA will open its network of superchargers in the United States and Canada to Ford electric vehicles from 2024, the companies said yesterday, doubling the stations available to Ford customers. “In early 2024, all of Ford’s existing customers and future customers will have access to 12,000 Tesla superchargers and high-speed superchargers across the US,” Ford […]

More sugar options to hit shelves

PUTRAJAYA: The sugar retail market has taken a step towards liberalisation after the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry (KPDN) allowed the sale of non-price controlled sugar. Read full story

Tina’s fans mourn loss of ‘The Best’

PETALING JAYA: Tina Turner’s anthemic hit was The Best – and that probably sums up the way fans feel about the legendary singer who died at 83 on Wednesday. Read full story

Anti-hopping law with a difference

KOTA KINABALU: History was made at the Sabah Legislative Assembly when it passed the long-awaited Anti-Party Hopping law. But it came with a huge twist. Read full story

Cops arrest Form 3 students in Johor Baru for getting into a fight

POLICE arrested a group of Form Three students on suspicion of being involved in a scuffle in front of their school in Kempas, Johor Baru, yesterday afternoon. Johor Baru Utara district police chief Balveer Singh said the tussle took place at 3.45pm and resulted in several students seeking medical treatment at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital […]

Sabah assembly passes anti-party hopping bill

THE Sabah legislative assembly today passed the Constitution of Sabah (Amendment) Enactment 2023 aimed at preventing party-hopping by elected state representatives. The bill garnered majority support from the assemblymen after it was tabled by Chief Minister Hajiji Noor with 75 supporting the amendment while four were absent.