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August 16, 2018 3:49 PM Bus driver held after road rampage damages multiple vehicles

KUALA LUMPUR: A Rapid KL bus damaged at least seven vehicles after the bus driver went on a road rampage near Jalan Ampang earlier today. City Traffic Investigation and Enforcement chief ACP Zulkefly Yahya confirmed the incident which had gone viral on social media showing the bus ramming into stationary cars in traffic and driving dangerously. "In the 8pm incident 5

August 15, 2018 2:55 AM Wage theft should be punished instead of illegal worker, says Charles Santiago

PETALING JAYA: Employers who don't pay undocumented migrant workers should be penalised instead of their staff, Klang MP Charles Santiago (pix) said today. He was referring to a Labour Court decision not to award an undocumented Indonesian migrant worker, named Mona, her claim of RM30,000 in unpaid wages. Santiago did not state when it happened 5

August 14, 2018 1:04 PM Lazada, Shopee, 11Street top e-commerce ranking

PETALING JAYA: Lazada, Shopee and 11Street have been ranked the top three companies in terms of the most visited website in Malaysia in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, according to iPrice Group’s Map of E-Commerce (MoE) list. Based in KL, iPrice Group is a privately owned online shopping aggregator. According to its portal, the MoE ranks Malaysia’s 4

August 12, 2018 12:46 PM Students nabbed in truancy sweep tested positive for drugs

KUALA NERUS: Five out of 14 students who were picked up for truancy in an integrated operation in Kampung Baru, Seberang Takir yesterday tested positive for drugs. Kuala Nerus Drug Rehabilitation Committee chairman Md Azmi A. Aziz said urine tests conducted by the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) showed that the students, aged between 13 and 17, were positive 8

August 12, 2018 9:47 AM 80% of childminders at nurseries don't have minimum qualifications

PUTRAJAYA: About 80% or 13,700 childminders for those aged (0) to four in nurseries registered with the Department of Social Welfare (SWD) still do not meet the minimum qualification of the Permata Early Childhood Care and Education (KAP) course as of June 2018. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the lack of qualified caregivers 8

August 12, 2018 12:04 AM Egypt monk detained over murder of bishop

CAIRO: An Egyptian Coptic monk accused of murder has been detained and will remain in custody for four days pending investigations into the suspicious death of a bishop, his lawyer said Saturday. Bishop Epiphanius, 68, was the head of Saint Macarius monastery in Wadi el-Natrun, northwest of Cairo. His body was found in late July in a corridor of the monastery 7

August 8, 2018 12:02 PM Wanita Umno wants stern action against campaign to approve LGBT lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita Umno today called on the government to act immediately and sternly against the campaign to approve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) lifestyle in the country. Its chief, Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad, said such a move was necessary because seeking an approval for LGBT lifestyle was too much to ask in an Islamic state like Malaysia 5

August 7, 2018 10:30 AM Singapore uproar over store selling ivory jewellery

SINGAPORE: A Singapore online store selling ivory jewellery has sparked an uproar, with an animal rights group Tuesday slamming the shop for offering products made from "tortured" elephants. Ivory Lane offers earrings for Sg$160 (RM476) and necklaces for Sg$800 and insists its products are made from ivory that was obtained before 1990 when an international 13

August 7, 2018 9:59 AM Socso launches Social Synergy Programme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso), in collaboration with four agencies, has launched the Social Synergy Programme to further improve Socso beneficiaries' economic standing and quality of life. The four agencies are Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), Giat Mara, Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) and Malaysia Digital 13

August 6, 2018 11:33 PM Ronaldo's Juventus debut to be streamed live on Facebook

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo's debut for Juventus is among a series of games from Serie A and Spain's La Liga to be broadcast for free on Facebook in the UK and Ireland this season. UK rights holders Eleven Sports announced on Monday it had reached an agreement with the social media giant that will see at least one live match from both leagues broadcast 10