May 31

Manchester suicide bomber may have taken advantage of Malaysian students’ hospitality

The three Malaysians questioned by British police over the Manchester attack are believed to be innocent students who may have been taken advantage of by bombing suspect Salman Abedi. In a report on Wednesday, British newspaper The Times said that a raid on the home of the students, all in their 20s, had raised concerns […]

May 29

Policeman in critical condition after Puchong high-speed chase

A police lance corporal sustained severe injuries when he was involved in an accident following a high-speed chase in Puchong early today. At 1.10am, Lance Corporal Mohd Ridzuan Harun was doing his rounds with his partner when they saw a motorcyclist behaving in a suspicious manner at Jalan Persiaran Tasik Prima, Puchong. Subang Jaya police […]

May 29

Brush with road bully terrifies housewife

Housewife H.K Choo was driving along Jalan Cantonment one afternoon when she encountered a road bully who gestured angrily at her for no apparent reason. Road rage: The photo of a motorcyclist circulated on social media.  Choo, 41, said the incident happened around 2pm some two weeks ago as she was turning into a supermarket […]

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 […]