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Woman separated from family for over 30 years dies after a month of reuniting

LABUAN: A woman who was separated from her family and stranded for over 30 years in Sarawak died Thursday morning from what a medical report revealed to be stage four lung cancer. Salmah Adeh, 67, was brought back here to reunite with her...

Che Adam races with time in feat to conquer seven mountain peaks

KUANTAN: Racing with time is more tiring for Pahang Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) director Lieutenant Colonel (PA) Che Adam A Rahman than to climb up seven mountain peaks in a week. He said time is always the main 'enemy'...

Ramadan buffets still popular for breaking-the-fast

KUALA LUMPUR: After missing out in 2020, Ramadan buffets are making a strong come-back, and are the favourites for breaking-the-fast despite the need to adhere to strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) to curb the spread of Covid-19. Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower) chief...

Strict compliance with SOP at Ramadan buffets

BY BALKISH AWANG KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s decision to allow food and beverage (F&B) outlets to offer Ramadan buffets and operate up to 6am during the fasting month is a relief to eateries and hotels that hope to recover some...

No sinister motive behind declaration of Emergency

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has given assurance that there was no sinister motive behind the declaration of Emergency in which some concerns have been raised in the recent past. Muhyiddin said the declaration of Emergency was made for a...

King, Queen express condolences to Norkiah’s family

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today expressed their condolences to the family of former Sarawak Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abang Muhammad Salahuddin...

Sabah to have sovereign rights on Sipadan, Ligitan

KOTA KINABALU: The Special Council on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MKMA63) has agreed to hand over the administration of Sipadan and Ligitan islands to Sabah, while Sarawak will have full control and management of its gas distribution. Minister in the Prime...

Unimy offering digital technology intensive programme

KUALA LUMPUR: University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (Unimy) is offering the Digital Technology Intensive Programme (Unimy DiTIP), especially for those who have completed their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination, to help develop a tech-savvy young generation. Unimy vice-chancellor,...

Islamic University of Madinah offers scholarships to Malaysian students

MADINAH: The Islamic University of Madinah is offering an unlimited number of scholarships to Malaysian students to further their knowledge in Islamic Studies, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri. Zulkifli said...

Heavy rain, thunderstorm almost every evening

KUALA LUMPUR: Heavy rain and thunderstorm hitting most parts of the west coast of the peninsula is not an extraordinary or extreme weather phenomenon, says Department of Meteorology Malaysia (MetMalaysia) director-general, Jailan Simon. He explained that this condition was due...

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Woman separated from family for over 30 years dies after a month of reuniting

LABUAN: A woman who was separated from her family and stranded for over 30 years in Sarawak died Thursday morning...