Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 30

Fifteen new LRT stations in Klang Valley begin operations today

As of 6am today, 15 new Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations began their operations in the Klang Valley, including the Putra Heights interchange station, which connects both the Kelana Jaya and Sri Petaling Lines. Announcing this today, Prasarana Malaysia Bhd said the public can now opt to take the Putra Heights LRT service to travel […]

June 29

Sparks from static electricity may have ignited fumes

Static electricity or frequency from the mobile phone might have caused the explosion at a petrol station, causing a woman to suffer severe burns. Petrol Dealers Association Malay­sia president Datuk Hashim Othman said static electricity could cause sparks to occur and this could have led to a fire or explosion due to the fumes in […]

June 28

Woman on fire after using handphone while filling up petrol

A woman sustained burns on 60 per cent of her body when she was engulfed by flames after using her handphone at a petrol station in Setapak Indah this afternoon. The woman, 25, was using her handphone while filling petrol in the car when the accident occurred. “A spark ignited from the pump and triggered […]

June 28

As Sacked Staff Of Bread Factory Face Bleak Raya, High-5 Explains 24-Hour Termination Notice

Employees of SilverBird group, which makes the popular High-5 brand of bakery products, received a shock when they turned up for work last week. Workers employed in High 5 marketing and distribution in Shah Alam were allegedly handed 24-hour termination notices when they showed up for work on 22 June last week. “How are we […]

June 28

Eight injured in ‘hand-grenade explosion’ outside nightspot

Eight people were injured in an explosion at the front porch of a nightspot in IOI Boulevard in Puchong early this morning. Selangor deputy CPO Abdul Rahim Jaafar was quoted by The Star Online this morning as saying that the incident occurred about 1.30am. Rahim also confirmed that the explosion was caused by a hand […]

June 25

Malaysian students in UK won’t be affected by Brexit

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, will not affect Malaysian students currently studying in the United Kingdom. Education Malaysia United Kingdom & Ireland Associate Prof Dr Zainal Abidin Sanusi said the decision on EU referendum would not have much of an impact on the students as their tuition fees will not face any changes. […]

June 24

National feedlot chief mulls bank suit settlement

National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail will consider the possibility of settling a suit with Public Bank Bhd over alleged leak of his and his companies’ the banking information. The Star reports: His lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said they would first study 20 missing […]