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WHO ARE THE INDIAN GORKHAS AND WHY GORKHALAND?

July 3rd, 2017|

Many people across India are curious about the Gorkhaland issue, but most of them do not know about the issue very well and are of the false impression that Gorkhaland is a demand by the Gorkhas for separation from India.Hence, the following paragraphs below would help those, who are not

Sabah church’s musical tribute to Hari Raya a hit

June 26th, 2017|

PETALING JAYA: The spirit of Muhibbah and inter-faith harmony that is often associated with Malaysians in Sabah and Sarawak, was on display again with a video that is fast gaining popularity, being widely shared on social media. The 27-second video, uploaded on Facebook on the first day of Hari Raya

Lim wants task force report on forex losses made public

June 26th, 2017|

PETALING JAYA: If the Cabinet feels a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the Bank Negara forex losses is imperative, then such a decision also merits the Special Task Force report on the matter be made public, says Lim Kit Siang. The task force, chaired by former chief secretary to

Moratorium on bauxite mining extended until next GE

June 26th, 2017|

KUANTAN: The temporary moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang that was to have been lifted at the end of this month will remain in force until the next general election, says Menteri Besar Adnan Yaakob. He said the move to extend the period of the prohibition was not “a political

Zaid tells AirAsia to hire ‘Imam’ after passengers told to pray

June 26th, 2017|

PETALING JAYA: A former minister has criticised AirAsia over the actions of its pilot in asking passengers on an aborted flight to “say a prayer” and for saying that he too would be praying in the hope that the plane lands safely. Zaid Ibrahim was referring to the events surrounding

Motorcyclists must make themselves seen,

June 24th, 2017|

PETALING JAYA: A motorcycle group head has reminded motorcyclists to do as much as they can to make themselves seen when heading back to their hometowns to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri.The advice was made based on a recent report by the New Straits Times which revealed that out of 638

Guan Eng takes The Star to task over report on Penang

June 23rd, 2017|

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has hit out at a news report by The Star claiming that many are choosing to stay in Perak but work in Penang due to the rising cost of living in the island state. “Maybe The Star wants to sensationalise the issue. It

Former bank officer claims trial to 5 CBT charges

June 23rd, 2017|

IPOH: A former bank officer pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to five criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM81,495 belonging to a customer three years ago. Shifarina Sharif Puddin, 33, was charged with committing the CBT by taking the cash money entrusted to her by