Batang Kali sees big drop in campers after landslide tragedy

CAMPERS are slowly returning to the Batang Kali campsites in Selangor after the Father’s Organic Farm landslide tragedy, which claimed 31 lives in December last year. Following the incident, campsite owners were ordered to temporarily shut down.

Batang Kali landslide site remains closed

THE Father’s Organic Farm campsite in Batang Kali, Selangor continues to remain closed after the landslide tragedy that killed 31 campers in December last year.  There was no visible sign of activity at the farm from the top of the road where the landslide – covering an area of 300m from an altitude of 70m […]

US stocks push higher as eurozone slips into recession

WALL Street stocks shook off recent hesitancy and rallied yesterday, reflecting better sentiment on the US economy and a consensus view that the Federal Reserve will not hike interest rates next week. The gains came as European equities also advanced despite data showing the bloc slipped into a recession following negative growth in the first […]

Chia’s ‘joke’ no laughing matter

PETALING JAYA: Singapore-born stand-up comedian Jocelyn Chia (pic) has landed herself in hot water with top diplomats, artistes and the public slamming her for her “distasteful” joke about MH370 at a club in New York. Read full story

Jostling hots up with June 28 dissolution date

GEORGE TOWN: With Penang officially announcing its planned date of dissolution – on June 28 – the jostling for seats among component parties in the unity government hots up. Read full story

Scoring beyond expectations

KUCHING: Rachel Teo (pic) had a big surprise when she scored 11 straight A+ in the SPM 2022 examination, and emerged as one of Sarawak’s top students. Read full story

Couple charged again with neglecting son

JOHOR BARU: A married couple, who were given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) over negligence of their four-year-old son who died, have been charged again. Read full story