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) […]

September 25

Rafizi Ramli – you missed the point here

Rafizi Ramli is very unhappy that a bankruptcy notice was printed in the newspapers and said that this will make the public get angry at UMNO. Blogger Lim Sian See writes: He said this is a “cheap” political ploy and said he sympathizes with the persons whom he had lost the fitnah case to because […]

September 24

Mahadzir Lokman admitted to ICU

Emcee and entertainment personality Datuk Mahadzir Lokman (pic), 60, has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University Malaya Medical Centre. A local malay daily quoted Mahadzir’s brother, Danial Lokman, as saying that Mahadzir was sent to the hospital early Sunday morning after he was found unconscious. Mahadzir, who suffers from diabetes, […]

September 24

Bankruptcy proceedings against Rafizi initiated

A bankruptcy proceeding has been initiated against PKR vice president Rafizi Ramli over his alleged failure to pay damages and cost related to the National Feedlot Corporation’s (NFC) defamation suit against him. NST’s Syed Umar Ariff reports: A classified advertisement in Berita Harian states that a bankruptcy notice has been obtained by Datuk Seri Dr […]

September 21

Judges reminded of basic principles of law in ‘bin abdullah’ forum

Judges should always take into consideration basic principles of law in making their decisions, a former Federal Court judge has reminded, in light of the “bin Abdullah” case. In a forum organised by the Bar Council on the issue tonight, retired judge Gopal Sri Ram pointed out that the word “fatwa” is not mentioned anywhere […]