Man claims trial to molesting granddaughter

PORT DICKSON: A senior citizen pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday, to molesting his step granddaughter in a house at Lukut near here, three years ago. The 68-year-old man ent...

Religious teacher jailed, fined for caning student

KAJANG: A religious teacher was sentenced to six months’ jail and slapped with the maximum fine of RM2,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here today for causing hurt on his 11-year-old student by caning h...

Be careful about micro loan offers using Socso name, logo

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has never offered any micro loans and has detected the account of a Facebook user who offered the service using Socso’s name and logo. “We want ...

Police arrest eight terrorist suspects

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested seven Filipinos and a Malaysian suspected to be involved in terrorism, including a Filipino who has beheaded captives of the Abu Sayyaf Group, it was disclosed ...

Doc’s service terminated

KUALA LUMPUR: The service of a specialist doctor in a hospital in the Klang Valley was terminated on Wednesday following allegations of sexual misconduct. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahma...

Well equipped and ready

Bomba, Civil Defence personnel set to respond to any eventualities KUCHING: The State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) and State Civil Defence Department (APM) are all geared up for the northeast m...

Woman gets jail after exposing adulterous boss

LOMBOK (Indonesia): An Indonesian woman who exposed her cheating boss has been slapped with a six-month jail term for her trouble. The supreme court’s shock ruling overturned an earlier court d...

Three fall victims to scams

KUCHING: Three persons were cheated, two in Macau scam and one in parcel scam in a report made on Thursday.   In the first case, an enforcement personel, aged 51, lost RM112,000 after being told that...

Joy ride ends in tragedy

KUCHING: Two students who thought of taking a family member’s motorcycle ended up in tragedy as one died in the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) after doctors failed to revive him. He passed away at 11...

Big question mark on Chong’s absurd proposal

KUCHING:  More people are questioning the rationale behind Chong Chieng Jen’s suggestion for the state government  to use the state’s RM34 billion reserves to repair and upgrade  dilap...