Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 19

MACC arrests Shafie Apdal

Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pic) has been arrested over a probe into the alleged skimming of RM1.5bil meant for rural development projects. Shafie was detained at 9pm Thursday (Oct 19) by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after five hours of questioning. Shortly after the arrest, Warisan deputy president Darell Leiking […]

October 07

Bomba: Mall fire brought under control within 20 mins

A fire at a popular mall here, which set off alarms and required the building to be evacuated here on Saturday, was brought under control within 20 minutes of authorities being alerted to it. A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they received a call at around 7.10pm and managed to bring the fire under […]

October 06

Media Prima discontinues newspapers in 2 states, aims to be “bolder”

Media Prima has announced that it will make progress with “technological-based changes” amidst the challenges in the media industry, according to the New Straits Times. Datuk Kamal Khalid (pictured), group managing director, said that technology has resulted in its cost-base strategy becoming irrelevant and that Media Prima has to be “bolder” in the choices it […]

October 01

Death Of Two RMN Personnel: Nothing Will Be Hidden – Hishammuddin

Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has promised that nothing will be hidden in the investigation into the death of two navy personnel at the Sungai Wangi Detention room near Sitiawan, Perak, last Friday. Hishammuddin, who is also the Special Functions Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, said he had also directed the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) […]