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June 19, 2018 1:26 PM Penang police cripple three drug syndicates

GEORGE TOWN: Police crippled three drug smuggling syndicates and seized RM300,000 worth of the contraband in raids conducted at three locations in Penang over the past week. State police chief Datuk A. Thaiveegan said the first raid was conducted at 12.45am on June 10, during which police arrested a 42-year-old man and seized drugs worth RM26,260 from a sling 15

June 18, 2018 5:42 AM Diesel leaks into river after tanker lorry accident

SEREMBAN: Diesel has leaked into a small river near Kuala Pilah after a tanker lorry with 20,000 litres of the fuel overturned into a three-metre-deep ravine following an accident with a car along Jalan Pelangai Hilir today. Kuala Pilah Fire and Rescue Service operations officer Senior Fire and Rescue Officer II Mohd Zakaria Ramli said the lorry knocked 38

June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons' from Gaza

GAZA CITY: The Israeli army on Saturday wounded two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip attempting to launch incendiary balloons across the border into Israel, officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said an "aerial device" had fired at a group near the Gaza border that was launching "fire balloons" carrying flammable material into Israel 55

June 14, 2018 12:30 PM Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan dies in home fire

PETALING JAYA: Nazrin Hassan, CEO of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, died today after he was trapped by a fire in a bedroom of his house in Mutiara Damansara here, according to police. Nazrin, 48, was in a bedroom on the upper floor of the house in Lorong PJU 7/24A during the incident this afternoon, said Petaling Jaya District Police chief ACP Mohd Zani Che Din. He said Nazrin 170

June 12, 2018 3:42 PM Nominations for PKR party election in July

GEORGE TOWN: The process of nomination for the PKR party election will commence in July, said its secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution. He said the nomination will be from the top level to the bottom level of the party structure for members to chose their candidates. Saifuddin said the nomination, selection and voting process will take nine weeks 31

June 11, 2018 3:32 PM Fire razes DBKL storehouse

KUALA LUMPUR: Fire razed a storehouse belonging to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) at Jalan 6, Off Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Sungai Besi today, destroying three buses, a lorry and an excavator. City Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman said 17 personnel from KLCC, Seputeh and Keramat stations rushed to the scene in four fire trucks following 10

June 11, 2018 4:01 AM Fire breaks out near Seagate factory in Bayan Lepas

GEORGE TOWN: A fire has broken out inside a fishing gear store near the Fire breaks out at Bayan Lepas factory at the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone Phase IV area around 10.30am today. The fire caused a great deal of anxiety as it is situated near the industrial area. A spokesperson with the state fire and rescue department in Perak Road confirmed 14

June 10, 2018 1:55 AM 17 motorcycles destroyed in workshop fire

BALIK PULAU: Seventeen motorcycles that were kept in a workshop at Sungai Rusa for repairs, went up in smoke in a fire here yesterday. A Penang Fire and Rescue department spokesman said following a distress call at 12.37pm, fire engines from the Balik Pulau Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene. "It took 15 minutes to control the spread of the fire before 30

June 10, 2018 12:58 AM Frenchman commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque

RIYADH: A Frenchman has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi and French officials said Saturday. "A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca" to the courtyard below, "resulting in his instant death", Saudi police told the official SPA news agency. A French 16

June 6, 2018 3:46 PM 100 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel

LONDON: A fire broke out at London's Mandarin Oriental hotel on Tuesday, with dozens of firefighters deployed to tackle the blaze that pumped smoke high into the air over the British capital. The fire brigade said "around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors in Knightsbridge", a luxury area of central London where Harrods 68