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Compiled by FATIMAH ZAINAL, YIMIE YONG and R. ARAVINTHAN  RESIDENTS in Kampung Ulu Rantau, Negri Sembilan, are appealing to the authorities to quickly repair a collapsed bridge in the area. Makkal Osai reported that they said the bridge was used by not only residents, but also those working at farms...
KUALA LUMPUR: The Parliament Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will stand down its probe on the alleged tampering of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) audit report following court charges filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on the matter.The decision by the PAC to defer its investigation comes after...
MELAKA: A state exco member here is giving away 2019 "horse racing" calendars to readers of The Star.State Health and Anti-Drugs committee chairman Low Chee Leong, who made a visit to the Star Media Group’s bureau office at Jalan Hang Tuah here on Wednesday (Dec 12), handed over...
PETALING JAYA: Starting January 1 next year, Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) facilities nationwide will have new operating hours. UTCs in peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak will open from 8am to 7pm daily. The previous closing hour for UTCs was 10pm. Break time or Friday prayers will be from 12.15pm to...
KUALA LUMPUR: The prices for National carmaker Proton's highly anticipated sport utility vehicle (SUV), Proton X70 have finally been announced and start at just shy of RM100,000. The Standard 2WD (two-wheel drive) is priced at RM99,800; RM109,800 (Executive 2WD); RM115,800 (Executive AWD - all-wheel drive); and RM123,800 (Premium 2WD). All...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian mixed doubles pairs Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying and Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie's got off to a discouraging start at the World Tour Finals in Guangzhou. Peng Soon-Liu Ying, the semi-finalists in 2013, went down 20-22, 13-21 to world No. 2 Wang Yilyu-Huang Dongping in...
SHAH ALAM (Bernama): PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang (pic) has urged Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) depositors not to withdraw their savings hastily from the financial institution concerned.   He said, although a mistake was made by the previous administration of TH, it was not appropriate if there were some...
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) has denied allegations that he plotted Sabah Umno’s mass defection with Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said Umno members have minds of their own on whether they want to leave the party or not. “If they don’t like to come out,...
SEREMBAN: Umno members have been told to be rational and to accept the decision of Sabah Umno members to quit the party with an open heart. Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (pic) said although this was a serious matter, the party should take a positive approach in...
SINGAPORE (Bernama): Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan (pic) has stressed that Singapore's plans to introduce an Instrument Landing System (ILS) for Seletar Airport will not pose any safety or security risks to operations at Johor's Pasir Gudang port.  Khaw was responding to remarks made by his Malaysian counterpart...