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S’wak JBPM receives additonal vehicles to tackle floods

KUCHING, Jan 22: The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) will receive seven Toyota Hilux four-wheel drives (4WD) and nine lorries to stregthen the department’s logistics besides helping the relevant agencies to face disasters. The department’s director Nor Hisham Mohammad said the approval for obtaining the extra vehicles had been given by the headquarters, and they were expecting to ...Full Article

Malaysian IS detainees isolated after preaching to prisoners

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 : ¬†Malaysian authorities have removed detainees suspected of supporting the Islamic State group (IS) from the general jail population after some were found preaching the ...Full Article

RM360 million needed to repair railway facilities in Kelantan and Pahang

KEMAMAN, Jan 22: The Ministry of Transport (MOT) needs RM360 million to repair railway facilities in Kelantan and Pahang which were destroyed or damaged by floods recently. Deputy Transport ...Full Article

First day of WEF, Najib meets top guns of corporate world

SWITZERLAND, Jan 22: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will kick-off his first day at the 45th World Economic Forum with a message to investors that Malaysia was ...Full Article

Five men detained to assist in probe on teenager beaten to death

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22: Police today detained five men suspected of being involved in the murder case of a teenager at a car-wash centre in Lebuh Carnarvon, here yesterday. ...Full Article

South African security guard gets death for trafficking drugs

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22: The High Court, Thursday sentenced a South African security guard to death after finding him guilty of trafficking in 1,949 grams of methamphetamine in 2013. ...Full Article

Netherlands to pursue ‘thorough investigation’ into downed MH17 flight

NEW YORK, Jan 22: The Netherlands is to pursue a ‘thorough investigation’ into the cause of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in July last ...Full Article

Government only commits RM1 mln in 1MDB, says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Jan: Many people do not realise that the government’s commitment for its wholly-owned strategic development company, 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) was only RM1 million in terms ...Full Article

AirAsia QZ8501’s alarms ‘screaming’ before crash: Investigator

JAKARTA, Jan 21: Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were “screaming” as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last ...Full Article

Vehicle owners restricted to filing RM30 petrol in Limbang

LIMBANG, Jan 21: The supply of RON95 petrol and diesel in Limbang has reached critically low levels resulting in a limitation on refilling to only RM30 per car effective ...Full Article