May 22

Malaysia bodybuilders flex muscles despite Muslim modesty

Hundreds of fans, including women in headscarves, cheered and snapped pictures as the participants exhibited their six-packs, thigh and shoulder muscles in the two-day male-only event organised by the Kuala Lumpur bodybuilding federation. Their rippling muscles glistening with golden tanning cream, dozens of buff bodybuilders vied for the title of Mr Malaysia Sunday, a racy […]

May 10

Most Malaysians worry about money

WHAT worries most Malaysians? Money. That’s what 93.9% of the people polled by Bersatu’s Bureau of Policy and Strategy said in a survey. Nine out of 10 Malaysians polled listed the rising costs of daily essentials and the price of houses to be the most worrying issues of the day. The other issues of concern […]

May 10

Malaysian Halal food exports likely to grow, says HDC

Malaysian local exporters of halal products will be gaining access to more markets in Asia, Europe and Africa andat a lower cost as a hub-to-hub project is underway to facilitate the movement of such goods from Northport to ports in China, Belgium and Dubai. Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Jamil […]

April 29

Married couple suing Jawi over khalwat raid want officers’ ID

Application filed with court for FT religious department to provide details of raiding party to determine if all eight men were actual staff. The married couple suing the Federal Territories Islamic Affairs Department (Jawi) for arresting them for khalwat (close proximity), want the department to reveal the names of the officers who raided their hotel […]

April 20

In BAFIA trial, NFC chair says only answerable to board members

While set-up using a RM250 million government loan, the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) remains to be a private company that is only answerable to its board members and shareholders. NFC chairperson Mohd Salleh Ismail said this as the first prosecution witness in the trial against PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli under the Banking and Financial Institutions […]

April 17

Keeping family matters private

After Chef Wan’s announcement of impending divorce, Serina Redzuawan’s husband issues media statement on marriage and divorce. When any couple are going through a divorce with a young family, it is never a happy time and certainly not to be celebrated. It is the hope of any family that all other family members support the […]

April 03

April 24 declared public holiday to celebrate King’s installation

April 24 has been declared a public holiday to celebrate the installation of Sultan Muhammad V (pic) as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.   The installation ceremony will be held at the Balairung Seri of Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur in the morning on April 24, followed by a royal dinner at the Dewan Santapan of […]