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August 4, 2018 11:13 AM Salahuddin: Additional 40,000 goats, cows for Aidiladha

JOHOR BARU: The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is taking steps to get an additional supply of about 40,000 cows and goats, mostly from Thailand, to meet the demand for Hari Raya Aidiladha. Its minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub said the move was also due to the suspension on the export of goats by the Australian government since early July. "We've 10

August 2, 2018 2:39 PM Special send-off for remains of 28 Kiwi soldiers on Aug 20

MALACCA: It may be a sombre event, but one that will be steeped in tradition as the remains of 28 New Zealand servicemen will be given honours at a special ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) before they are repatriated home on Aug 20. The Defence Ministry in a statement today said the ceremony to be held at KLIA's Bunga Raya Complex 9

August 1, 2018 1:14 PM Exports to pick up in June, says RAM

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s export growth is expected to pick up to 8.7% in June from 3.4% in May on the back of steady demand from key export markets, while trade surplus is projected to stand at RM11.1 billion said RAM Ratings. The increase is expected despite the slowdown envisaged due to the Hari Raya festive season – thanks to the continued improvement 18

July 27, 2018 11:38 AM Lorry driver gets two years jail for splashing hot water on mum

KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry driver paid dearly for splashing hot water on his mother, who is handicapped in her right arm, causing her to be scalded in the neck. Sessions court judge Mahyon Talib handed Tan Lai Kim, 36, a two-year jail sentence, effective from the date of his arrest on July 17, after the accused pleaded guilty to committing the offence 23

July 24, 2018 3:08 AM Tasty treats and experiences

It was utter chaos on a field located on the outskirts of Taman Tun Dr Ismail on July 11, as close to 40 children were engaged in friendly rounds of not just dodgeball, but with the national team from the Malaysia Dodgeball Federation (MDF) calling the play. Organised by Kenny Rogers ROASTERS (KRR) as part of a Jamuan Raya for children from Rumah Ilham 9

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 12

July 8, 2018 10:08 AM Call to close religious schools too radical: Yadim

KOTA BARU: The call by former Information Minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin to Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa to close down tahfiz (religious) schools has been deemed too radical. President of the Islamic Dakwah Foundation of Malaysia (Yadim) Dr Yusri Mohamad said he did not agree with the call as Zainuddin's 7

July 7, 2018 9:34 AM Sabah to focus on downstream industries development

PAPAR: The Sabah government will focus on the development of downstream industries to create more jobs for the people. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said towards that end, the government would strive to industrialise the state by capitalising on existing resources. "If we just export (for example) palm oil but there's no downstream industry 15

July 7, 2018 2:01 AM MAIPs treats orphans to holiday in Langkawi

KANGAR: Some 171 orphans from seven charity homes in Perlis were treated to a three-day holiday in Langkawi from yesterday in conjunction with Hari Raya. The annual holiday for the selected orphans, which was organised since 2013 by the Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs), aimed at enlivening further the Syawal celebration among 12

July 5, 2018 3:56 PM Government is concerned about people's woes: Eddin Syazlee

KUALA PILAH: The government is concerned about the problems raised by the people regarding the cost of living including matters such as the subscription rates for pay-television, Astro. Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Eddin Syazlee Shith (pix) said for the moment there had been no accurate decision on the subscription charge for Astro 26