Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 28

‘Malaysia Airlines ruined our CNY’ claim by blogger goes viral

A blog post penned by a disgruntled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) passenger has gone viral on social media. Other Malaysians have chipped in with their accounts of unpleasant experiences with the national carrier. The blogger, Audrey, claimed she was “screwed over” by MAS when she, her husband and their two children were not allowed to board […]

January 27

Cops chasing after driver who obstructed ambulance

Police are tracing the whereabouts of the driver of a Perodua MyVi who allegedly obstructed an Ambulance in the emergency lane recently. Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Seri Abdul Samah Mat said he was aware that a video of the alleged offence had gone viral on social media. “We urge the driver to come forward […]

January 22

Police nab 39 men running naked at a motivational camp

Police arrested 48 participants, including 39 men, for going all out and blatantly exposing themselves during a supposedly sporting activity at a resort near here yesterday. The participants, aged between 19 and 23, were allegedly taking part in a game, organised by a private company at what was said to be a motivational camp. The […]

January 20

Couple who harassed MBSA officer over parking ticket now ‘parked’ in jail for five months

The High Court here today increased from 14 days to five months the jail sentence on a married couple who was convicted of harassing a female Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement personnel on duty in November last year. Judicial Commissioner Wong Teck Meng increased the jail sentence following an appeal by the prosecution, led […]

January 19

Suicide to buy a house now, says consultant

A property consultant has advised prospective house buyers to wait until property prices come down, saying making a purchase at current prices and in the face of a bleak economic outlook would be like committing suicide. Ernest Cheong, who has been a chartered property surveyor and consultant for more than 40 years, said the property […]

January 18

Ampang Park owners lose appeal over land acquisition for MRT station

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the judicial review application filed by 39 strata owners and tenants of the Ampang Park Shopping Centre seeking to challenge the land acquisition for the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Ampang Park station. In upholding a High Court decision made on June 30 last year, the three-member panel […]

January 14

Datuk Lat’s heart condition weak

The heart condition of Datuk Mohammad Nor Khalid (pic), more popularly known as Lat, is weak, said his eldest daughter, Junaidah Mohd Nor, 33. “My father is stable. He is speaking, eating and walking as normal but the condition of his heart is currently weak,” she said when contacted Saturday. She said that her father […]

January 09

Group warned against spray-painting women on Thaipusam

Police today warned the public against behaving in a manner that can threaten the peace during religious ceremonies, singling out a group that has warned they will spray paint on women who dressed inappropriately at next month’s Thaipusam celebration. A group of vigilantes behind the Facebook page called the “Thaipusam Spraying Group”, have threatened to […]

January 06

Couple Almost Lost RM900 After Using Their Debit Card At A Pharmacy

  A post about a debit transaction gone wrong has been shared widely on Facebook A Facebook user, Izzat Mustaffa posted a status on Sunday, 1 January about a couple’s experience with using their debit card for a transaction at a pharmacy. The ordeal started when the couple, (referred to as ‘customer’ in […]

January 03

Sungai Golok bursts its banks, northern Kelantan on alert

The flood situation in Rantau Panjang was made worse after Sungai Golok burst its banks and overflowed into the drainage system, causing extensive flooding. Kelantan Fire and Rescue Department director Azmi Osman said the rain, which has not abated since yesterday, resulted in Sungai Golok overflowing its banks and a massive amount of water flowing […]

January 01

Penis rings keep firemen busy, says City Fire and Rescue chief

Some 80 percent of distress calls made to the City Fire and Rescue Department involving rings over the last three years were to remove rings stuck in the private parts of men. City Fire and Rescue Department chief operations officer Samsol Maarif Saibani said that almost 80 percent of calls made to the department to […]