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July 16, 2018 6:42 AM Football legend Chow Kwai Lam dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Chow Kwai Lam (pix), a legend in Malaysian football, died today. He was 76. Chow who excelled in the 60s and 70s as the national footballer, and later on as a coach, died at 11am at the Ampang Puteri Hospital with family members at his bedside. "My father passed away peacefully. All the children and other family members were with him," said Chow's 8

July 15, 2018 11:56 PM Six survive in boat mishap

LUMUT: Five men and a child, almost died near the Mentagor Island, about 0.5 nautical miles from Pulau Pangkor here last night. Mohamed Fadzrul Mohd Faizal, 8; Muhammad Hazwan Zainal, 29; Muhamad Zubir Suhaimi, 28; Shahril Zakaria, 29; Mohd Zulkarnain Sohaimen, 32; Mohd Faisal Abd Majid, 35, were said to be fishing in the area when their boat overturned 3

July 15, 2018 9:52 AM Ministry to review rejected applications for Bumiputera affordable homes: Zuraida

SEPANG: The Housing and Local Government Ministry will review applications for affordable homes by Bumiputera that were rejected by financial institutions, according to its minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin. The move, she said, was to ensure they were already house owners and to avoid a glut in unsold affordable houses under the Bumiputera quota. "The ministry 8

July 14, 2018 3:18 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed "a long-term contract", with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million (RM70 million). The 26-year-old winger's move follows Stoke's 7

July 14, 2018 2:27 AM Girl loses arm after jacket gets stuck in motorcycle tyre

KUALA TERENGGANU: She had borrowed her mother's sweater to keep her warm in the cold night as she rode pillion with her 18-year old cousin on a motorcycle but instead of protecting her, the jacket only brought doom to seven-year-old Nur Zulaikha Khumaira. The oversized jacket was entangled in the rim of the motorcycle and it resulted in the girl losing 10

July 12, 2018 5:04 AM Man claims trial to causing toddler's death

IPOH: A 32-year-old man pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today, to deliberately dunking a two-year-old girl until she drowned in May last year. The accused, Mustaqim Ab Wahab, was charged with committing the offence at the DWJ Meru Trade Complex, here on May 24 between 4.00 am and 5.41am. Mustaqim allegedly submerged Fatini Aleysya Karim's 5

July 12, 2018 2:37 AM 24-hour childcare centre in Pekan Hospital

PEKAN: Finding the right childcare centre has become a major concern for parents, especially those working on shift or having to be on standby. However employees of Pekan Hospital can consider themselves lucky because the best childcare centre for their children is in their workplace premises and operating round the clock. Pahang Health Director Dr Sha'ari 5

July 12, 2018 12:54 AM Do not send children with HFMD symptoms to school

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Parents are asked not to send their children to school if they have symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said schools were advised not to allow pupils with the symptoms to attend classes to prevent other pupils from getting infected 6

July 11, 2018 1:17 PM N. Sembilan records 1,147 HFMD cases

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Health Department recorded 1,147 Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) cases up to July 8 this year. Its director, Zainudin Mohd Ali said the number saw an increase of 114% compared to 536 cases reported over the same period last year. "So far, there have been no closure of schools, kindergartens and child care centres in the state 5

July 11, 2018 4:02 AM Sunway Lagoon treats orphans to the best day ever

OVER 70 children from Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Damai, Kuang and their caretakers gathered at the entrance of Sunway Lagoon last Sunday for a fun-filled day at the theme park. Sunway Lagoon organised the event. Although this was not the first time the theme park had played host to underprivileged kids, it was the largest the team has ever organised 5