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June 22, 2018 2:22 PM One Mic Stand presents five nights of local comedy shows

CELEBRATING its sixth year running, One Mic Stand (OMS) is will be holding five nights of local comedy shows from June 26 to June 30 at General Space, 12, Lorong Universiti B, Seksyen 16, Petaling Jaya. On June 26, there is OMS' Greatest Hits, which features veterans of OMS bringing some of their classic jokes back This show features Jason Leong, Kavin 3

June 22, 2018 1:29 PM Police detain two men for breaking into Jamal's home

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have detained two local men believed to have been involved in a case of breaking into the home of Sungai Besar Umno division head Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos in Ampang here on Sunday. Ampang Jaya District Police Chief ACP Hamzah Alias said both men, aged 29 and 25, were detained in separate raids in Paroi, Negeri Sembilan on Wednesday 5

June 22, 2018 5:41 AM Five charity workers gang-raped in India

NEW DELHI: Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said Friday, in the latest horrific sexual assault in the country. The women said in their complaint they were performing a play to raise awareness about human trafficking in the largely tribal Khunti district of Jharkhand state on Tuesday 9

June 22, 2018 2:19 AM Radical Indonesian cleric faces death penalty ruling for 2016 attack

JAKARTA: An Indonesian court is set to decide Friday whether to sentence a radical cleric to death for his role in a 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia. Aman Abdurrahman is suspected of masterminding the gun and suicide attack in downtown Jakarta which left four attackers and four civilians dead. The assault 8

June 21, 2018 2:00 PM No power shift in Labuan Warisan, says party's Sec-Gen

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has denied claims of a power shift in the party's chapter in Labuan. Warisan secretary-general Loretto Padua Jr (pix) said the party's chapter in Labuan was still in the process of being established, and the leadership at the Labuan-level was still protem. "The question of gaining 50% support from the Labuan 3

June 21, 2018 1:03 PM Kuala Kangsar needs new hospital

KUALA KANGSAR: A new hospital with 150 beds should be built in Kuala Kangsar to provide better health and medication services to the people. Perak Communication, Multimedia, NGO and Cooperative Development Committee chairman Hasnul Zulkarnain Abd Munaim said the new hospital would also enable the local people to seek specialist treatment. He said the existing 3

June 21, 2018 4:19 AM Raja Muda Perlis calls Muslims to advance themselves in business sector

KANGAR: Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail urged Muslims to advance themselves in the business and economic sector as taught in Islam. He said this being that business was one of the 10 sources of livelihood for Muslims with promise of profit to those who worked hard . Tuanku Syed Faizuddin said this in his speech when handing 4

June 21, 2018 4:12 AM Federal Minister Zuraida calls on Sarawak CM

KUCHING: Federal Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pix) paid a courtesy call on Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today. The meeting took place at Abang Johari's office at the State Legislative Assembly building in Petra Jaya here at about 10am. Sarawak Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian and Federal 3

June 21, 2018 3:58 AM Mavcom ensures passenger/consumer protection, says chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: In the face of criticisms against the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom), its executive chairman says the airline and airport industry regulator is more focused on passenger/consumer protection. Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad, a retired Air Force general, said that since its formation two years ago, Mavcom had received over 3,900 public complaints 6

June 20, 2018 4:33 AM Penang CM wants good maintenance of markets, hawker centres

BALIK PULAU: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today instructed all local councils to maintain markets and hawker centres well to ensure they are "clean, green and safe" for the people. He also called on the traders and hawkers to demonstrate "a sense of ownership" in keeping the markets and hawker centres clean and safe, saying these places were their 5