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September 1, 2018 6:15 AM AirAsia rewards BIG members with 5 million promotional seats

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd is offering five million promotional seats to AirAsia Big members, enabling them to fly to more than 130 destinations within AirAsia and AirAsia X's network. The low-cost carrier, in a statement today, said its members would be able to enjoy more perks, including instant discounts, when they book flights directly on airasia 9

August 25, 2018 6:56 AM Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: Awards will only be given to those who serve the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the conferring of honours should not be taken lightly as had been done by the previous Barisan Nasional government. "When Najib was in power, everyone got rewarded 7

August 23, 2018 10:47 AM Call for clean-up of Langkawi after storm

LANGKAWI: Tourism Langkawi has called for a clean-up of the island after it was hit by a storm that uprooted trees and sunk roads. The overnight storm led to flash floods in Tanjung Rhu, Teluk Yu and Kuala Teriang. About 50 attap houses had their roofs damaged. Tourism Langkawi pro-tem committee chairman Ahmad Pishol Isahak said Langkawi would host the annual 12

August 22, 2018 9:01 AM Malaysia yet to release four Thais held over ‘piracy’ incident

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysian police have yet to release the four armed Thai nationals who were said to have kidnapped four Malaysian fishermen near Pulau Langgun in Langkawi on Sunday. Satun governor Pattanapon Rattanapichetchaihad said the Thai nationals are not pirates. Three of them are marine police and the fourth a deputy village head, he said. A Malaysian 12

August 21, 2018 9:52 AM Terminally-ill boy gets to fly, thanks to cops and Children's Wish Society of Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN: The Royal Malaysian Police showed a boy here that they do not just enforce the long arm of the law but they go out of their way to grant wishes to children suffering terminal illnesses. Despite an early morning downpour, a King Air Beechcraft 350 aircraft from the police air wing took off from the Penang International Airport with a special 11

August 18, 2018 4:02 AM Miri ILP records very unhealthy API this morning

KUALA LUMPUR: Only one area at the Industrial Training Institute in Miri, Sarawak, recorded a very unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) reading of 203 as at 10am today. According to the Department of Environment website, other areas in the country recorded moderate API reading except Kangar, Perlis; Langkawi and Alor Star, Kedah; and Tawau, Sabah, which 10

August 14, 2018 5:45 AM MAS offers exclusive travel deals for Matta Fair

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will once again, be the official airline for the upcoming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair which takes place from Sept 7 to 9 at the Putra World Trade Centre. The national carrier will be offering hard-to-beat airfares and other value deals on its domestic and international network 14

August 4, 2018 5:00 AM Boardwalk within mangrove jungle is Langkawi's latest attraction

LANGKAWI: The popular island resort is set to have another tourist attraction following the launch of the 800-metre boardwalk built within the mangrove jungle in the Langkawi Nature Park. Built within the rich mangrove and wildlife, the project by Sentoria Group Berhad (Sentoria) allows visitors to experience the beauty of the island's flora and fauna 151

August 1, 2018 3:51 AM Sighting of Zulhijjah moon on Aug 11

KUALA LUMPUR: The sighting of the new moon of Zulhijjah to determine the date for Aidiladha is to be on Aug 11 or 29 Zulkaedah 1439 Hijri, according to a statement from the Office of the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal. The dates for the 1st and 10th of Zulhijjah which is the date for Aidiladha, would be announced on the same night over radio and television 7

July 24, 2018 9:15 AM Police arrest drug dealer, seize more than 3kg of heroin

LANGKAWI: Police have detained a 23-year-old man believed to be a drug dealer and seized 3.28kg of heroin worth about RM100,000 after raiding a house here yesterday. District Police chief Supt Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said it was the biggest confiscation by Langkawi police after the seizure of 2.4kg of heroin and the arrest of a 46-year-old man two weeks ago. A public 6