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August 26, 2018 12:17 AM Three police reports against FB account owner for threats against Deputy Minister

KUANTAN: Three police reports have been lodged against a Facebook account owner Mohd Azmi Ismail who allegedly posted rude remarks and threatened Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh (pix), who is also Kuantan MP. The report was made by Teruntum State Assemblyman Sim Chon Siang, Special Officer to Fuziah, Fakhrul Anuar Zulkawi 60

August 22, 2018 8:38 AM So, do we still need Chinese schools?

One of the arguments to support the continuation of Chinese schools and Chinese language education in Malaysia is because China is now one of the world’s greatest economies and for Malaysia to do business with China we must be able to speak Mandarin. Tun Daim Zainuddin went to China and he came back empty. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad also went to China and he, too, came back empty 20

August 16, 2018 12:52 PM India's three-time prime minister Vajpayee dead at 93

NEW DELHI: Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, current leader Narendra Modi said Thursday of the ailing 93-year-old who had been hospitalised. "Atal Ji's passing away is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me," Modi said in a tweet Thursday, using a Hindi-language honorific. "It was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations 10

August 14, 2018 3:40 PM Thieves take wing with €1m of Red Bull in Belgium

BRUSSELS: Thirsty thieves stole more than 300 pallets of Red Bull cans worth around €1 million (RM4.64 million) from a depot in Belgium in what police described on Tuesday as a "very professional" heist. The energy drink — whose slogan is "Red Bull gives you wings" — was stolen on Sunday from an industrial estate in Menin district, on the French border 15

August 13, 2018 6:19 AM Police to use English on PM’s directive (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts are being made for the police to improve their command of English after a directive by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to use the language in their work. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the police had already been using English for their daily briefings and operations but Mahathir has once again 11

August 1, 2018 10:31 AM Erdogan accuses US of 'evangelist, Zionist mentality' in pastor's case

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not give into threats from the US over the case of an American pastor being tried on terror charges, accusing Washington of showing an "evangelist, Zionist mentality". Andrew Brunson, who led a Protestant church in the Aegean city of Izmir, is at the centre of one of the most bitter 21

July 29, 2018 4:53 AM Police seek teacher over molest of pupil

JOHOR BARU: The police have sought an English language teacher at a secondary school in Kulai to facilitate investigations into the molest of a 15-year-old pupil. The teacher is alleged to have molested the teenage boy on April 11 and 22 at the school's library and his house. The student complained to the school on what happened on Thursday (July 26) when the teacher 10

July 29, 2018 2:05 AM Perlis Raja Muda wants Maips to conduct study on religious schools

CHIANG MAI, Thailand: Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail (pix) urged the Perlis Islamic Religious Affairs and Malay Customs Council (Maips) to conduct a special study on whether it should be made mandatory to close down religious school in Perlis that do not offer the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM). Tuanku Syed Faizuddin, who is also MAIPs 21

July 27, 2018 9:03 AM Is it true the case against Guan Eng is going to be dropped?

Lim Kit Siang told Najib Tun Razak that he already knows how to suck eggs so no need to teach him how to suck eggs. “I do not want to be rude, but Najib should be aware of the idiom not to teach grandmother to suck eggs,” said Kit Siang. “What is Najib’s credibility worth, when he was the Prime Minister, he teamed up with Penang billionaire Jho Low to commit 46

July 26, 2018 11:47 AM Perak exco dismisses claims that UEC will cause racial tension

IPOH: Perak exco for education Prof Abdul Aziz Bari dismissed claims by state mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria that the recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) will cause racial tension. He said the recognition of UEC would not undermine Bahasa Malaysia as the national language. "We have come across instances where Malay students form the majority 14