• Indian mission in Kuala Lumpur observes 10th International Day of Yoga at Batu Caves
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 (Bernama) — In conjunction with the 10th International Day of Yoga, the High Commission of India in Kuala Lumpur together with the United Nations (UN) representation in Malaysia celebrated the day with great enthusiasm at the iconic Batu Caves temple premises on Friday (June 21).  India’s High Commissioner to Malaysia B.N.Reddy in a statement said over…
  • Oil spill: Clean-up on beaches of Sungai Rengit, Teluk Ramuna starts today
    JOHOR BAHRU, June 21 (Bernama) — The clean-up work on the beaches of Sungai Rengit and Teluk Ramunia following a ship collision at Pasir Panjang Terminal, Singapore which resulted in the spill of marine fuel oil (MFO) in Pengerang waters has officially started at 9.30 am today. State Health and Environment Committee chairman Ling Tian…
  • Taiwan excellence teams up with local artist, students to promote sustainability
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 (Bernama) — Taiwan Excellence, the globally recognised mark representing the best of Taiwanese products, advances its sustainability initiatives through artistic creation by collaborating with local artists and school students. It said renowned Malaysian street artist Kenji Chai and 10 students from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) SS17, Subang Jaya, will create a mural…
  • Signing of 14 MoUs between Malaysia, China a comprehensive move – PMOBOR
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 21: The move to establish cooperation in various fields between Malaysia and China through the signing of 14 memorandums of understanding (MoU) has been described as comprehensive and strategic. One Belt One Road Association (PMOBOR) president Datuk Iskandar Sarudin said the MoUs will benefit the development of the country’s economic potential and improve research…
  • Traffic congestion: Don’t just treat symptoms but address root causes, say experts
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 21: Kuala Lumpur City Hall has reportedly said it aims to resolve traffic congestion in the Klang Valley by 2030. However, with about five more years to go, there are no indications that this target can be achieved. The MADANI government showed its seriousness in addressing road congestion, not only in the Klang…
  • Highway expansion project in Johor won’t disrupt traffic flow – LLM Chairman
    JOHOR BAHRU, June 20 (Bernama) — The North-South Expressway (NSE) expansion project from four to six lanes between Senai Utara and Sedenak, set to commence at the end of this month, will not disrupt traffic flow. Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) chairman Datuk Seri Hasni Mohammad said the existing two lanes in both directions would remain open…
  • Malaysia, China affirm mutual support for sovereignty, security
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 (Bernama) — Malaysia and China have pledged to firmly support each other in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, and to adhere to the principle of non-interference in other countries’ internal affairs. In a joint statement issued on Thursday following Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to Malaysia which coincides with the 50th anniversary of…
  • Anwar expresses condolences on passing of Singaporean preacher Rasul Dahri
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim expressed his condolences to the family of Singaporean preacher, Rasul Dahri, who was reported to have passed away tonight. In a Facebook post, Anwar mentioned that the late Rasul Dahri was an alumnus of Yayasan Anda Akademik Malaysia (YAA), an organisation driven by…
  • Malaysia-China built on mutual respect and understanding – PM Anwar
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim highlighted the friendly and respectful attitude of Chinese leadership, emphasising the deep understanding of cultural differences during his recent interactions with Chinese Premier Li Qiang. Anwar in his speech addressed the skepticism often expressed by international observers, particularly from Western countries, about the…
  • China’s Premier Li Qiang departs for home after three-day visit to Malaysia
    SEPANG, June 20 (Bernama) — China’s Premier Li Qiang departed for home today after concluding a three-day official visit to Malaysia. Li was given a red carpet ceremonial send-off and a guard-of-honour by the First Battalion of the Royal Ranger Regiment (Ceremonial), led by Captain Nur Ahmad Zaim Zahari. The Air China flight carrying Li and his delegation departed from the Bunga…
  • PM Anwar, Premier Li officiate Gombak ECRL groundbreaking ceremony
    KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and visiting China’s Premier Li Qiang came together today in a significant display of bilateral cooperation to officiate the groundbreaking ceremony for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Gombak Integrated Terminal station. Today’s groundbreaking ceremony paves the way for the scheduled completion of the…
  • Indonesia Parliament’s commission I approves and forms committee for five defence bills
    JAKARTA, June 19 (Bernama) — The Commission I of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) sanctioned and established a working committee on Wednesday to handle Defence Cooperation Ratification Bills involving India, France, Cambodia, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates. The decision was made during a meeting chaired by the Commission Deputy Chairman Teuku Riefky Harsya, attended…
  • Cops nab man, seize Ganja in Gelang Patah
    ISKANDAR PUTERI, June 19 (Bernama) — Police arrested a 44-year-old man and seized drugs suspected to be ganja and other items worth RM105,390 at the exit of a petrol station in Gelang Patah here at 9.30 am on Thursday (June 13). Iskandar Puteri District police chief ACP M. Kumarasan said that, in the raid, police…
  • Australian research finds link between snoring, elevated blood pressure
    CANBERRA, June 19 (Bernama-Xinhua) — Australian research has found a link between snoring and elevated blood pressure. According to the study, which was conducted by sleep scientists from Flinders University in South Australia, people who regularly snore at night are more likely to have elevated blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension, said Xinhua. Hypertension occurs when…
  • Belaga boat capsize: Last victim found drowned
    SIBU, June 19 (Bernama) — The last victim of the boat capsize incident at Jeram Long Menjawah, Belaga on Sunday was found drowned today, about 18 kilometres from the scene. Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department Operations Centre spokesman said they received a call from the police at 8.22 am, informing them that the body of Rhuban Apparoo, 30, had been found by…