Teacher makes his mark for online content

THE Malaysian Book of Records has recognised a teacher from SJK (T) Ladang Jendarata near Teluk Intan, Perak, for his online content for students, Malaysia Nanban reported. Read full story

Singapore court orders Credit Suisse to pay Georgian ex-PM US$926 million

A SINGAPORE court today ordered Credit Suisse to pay an ex-Georgian prime minister US$926 million (RM4.26 billion) for failing in its duty to safeguard his assets, in another blow to the fallen banking giant. Credit Suisse was bought by its rival UBS, Switzerland’s biggest bank, in March to prevent a financial collapse following a series […]

Police say pregnant waitress died from chest stabbing

A STAB wound on the chest has been identified as the cause of death of a pregnant waitress who was brutally murdered at an oil palm plantation on Jalan Sungai Limau, Sungai Besar, on Monday, Sabak Bernam district police chief Agus Salim Mohd Alias said. He said the family has also claimed the victim’s body following the post-mortem, and is […]

Body of climber expected to arrive at KLIA tomorrow

THE body of Malaysia Everest 2023 climber Lt Col Awang Askandar Ampuan Yaacub is expected to arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6.25am tomorrow. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah, Sarawak Affairs and Special Functions) Armizan Mohd Ali said the body of the Kedah Civil Defence Force director would be flown out of […]

Iran frees Belgian aid worker in prisoner swap

IRAN freed Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele after almost 15 months in custody today, in a prisoner exchange for an Iranian diplomat convicted of terrorism.    Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander de Croo said the 42-year-old had arrived in Oman and added: “If all goes to plan, he’ll be with us this evening. Free at last!”