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June 19, 2018 4:04 AM Smooth traffic flow on most major highways

KUALA LUMPUR: The morning traffic flow on major highways today was reported to be smooth and under control, according to PLUS Malaysia Berhad and the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM). A PLUS Malaysia spokesman told Bernama as at 9am, traffic in both directions of the North-South Expressway (PLUS) was smooth. He added that traffic condition along the Penang 4

June 9, 2018 3:43 AM Van driver dies in 3-vehicle pitas accident

PITAS: A van driver died while another man sustained serious injuries in an accident involving three vehicles at Kampung Kesagaan near here, yesterday. Kota Marudu District Police chief Supt Mohd Izaan Abdullah said Muksin Mambong, 40, succumbed to his injuries at Pitas Hospital at 7.55pm. He said the seriously injured man aged 32 was the driver of a timber 7

May 28, 2018 12:12 AM Three day mourning for dozens dead in Uganda bus crash

KAMPALA: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday declared three days of mourning after dozens died when a speeding bus hit a tractor at night and then ploughed into a truck. The Red Cross put the toll at 48 dead, including 16 children, but police said 22 died and 14 were injured. The accident was one of the deadliest in Uganda in recent years and happened 12

May 21, 2018 3:13 PM M'sia-registered prime mover found with contraband fags at Tuas checkpoint

SINGAPORE: Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) seized 6,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes from a Malaysia-registered prime mover at Tuas checkpoint on May 18. In a statement today, ICA said its officers detected anomalies in the scanned images of the consignment and detained the truck driven by a 50-year-old Malaysian man for inspection 6

May 20, 2018 2:58 PM At least 11 killed in Indonesia truck accident

BREBES, Indonesia: At least 11 people died in Indonesia when a truck carrying sugar smashed into several motorcycles and houses on Sunday, an official said. The truck was heading downhill in the district of Brebes in Central Java province on its way to the capital Jakarta when it failed to brake, according to the local disaster agency. It tried to stop by swerving 12

May 19, 2018 11:58 PM Six injured, two seriously, in Juventus title parade

TURIN: Six Juventus fans were injured, two seriously, when a truck they were travelling in during the Italian champions' victory parade on Saturday night struck the electric cables of the city's tramway, according the media reports. The team were celebrating winning their seventh straight Serie A title and fourth Italian Cup in a row with an open top bus parade 13

May 9, 2018 1:21 PM Choc-a-block traffic after tanker spill in Poland

WARSAW: A tanker truck turned a stretch of highway into Poland's sweet spot when it spilt 12 tonnes of liquid chocolate after crashing through a traffic barrier. Local police said it was unclear why the truck belonging to a candy maker slammed into the central reservation on highway A2 between the western towns of Wrzesnia and Slupca. After flipping 17

May 7, 2018 1:49 PM Tan Chong to build RM500m automotive hub in Bagan Datuk

PETALING JAYA: Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd will set up an automotive hub in Bagan Datuk, Perak, with an estimated long-term investment cost of RM500 million. The group told Bursa Malaysia today that the Tan Chong Automotive & Commercial Vehicle Hub is a strategic business plan that demonstrates its commitment towards Malaysia’s industrialisation and economic 10

May 7, 2018 11:00 AM Cops engage in high-speed chase with runaway 12-wheeler

PETALING JAYA: It was high-drama at noon today when a tipper truck with a flag of a political party draped on its head defied police orders to stop leading to a chase of over 20km from Kajang to Subang Jaya. It was not until 15 cars were damaged and a dozen gunshots were fired at most of the tyres of the 12-wheeler until it tore off from its rims during 11

May 5, 2018 8:02 AM South Korea police foil anti-Pyongyang leaflet launch

SEOUL: South Korean police on Saturday prevented activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets to North Korea, citing an agreement reached at a historic inter-Korean summit last month. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to restore peace and reconciliation and cease all hostile acts when they met at the border 8