Two new drama series on RTM

KUALA LUMPUR: Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is confident it will attract a million viewers when it airs two new drama series produced by Eurofine (M) Sdn Bhd next year on its RTM2 channel. “With their engaging storylines and strong cast, … Continue reading

Body of newborn baby girl found

IPOH: An Ipoh City Council (MBI) worker found the body of a newborn baby girl in a trash bin of the flats along Jalan Ashby here today, police said. Ipoh police chief ACP Azisman Alias said the body was found … Continue reading

LRT presents new year gift for commuters

PETALING JAYA: Commuters yesterday received a New Year gift from Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana) which rolled out its new four-car trains for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. The new coaches can carry 800 passengers, twice the number of … Continue reading

Proton discontinues car-scrapping programme

KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd has confirmed that its carscrapping programme — Proton Xchange Programme — has been discontinued as the funding has been fully used up. In a statement here yesterday, Proton said only applications that reached its regional … Continue reading

Traps set for prowling panther

KANGAR: Two traps have been set for a panther on the prowl in undergrowth at the edge of Kampung Pelangi in Kuala Perlis following complaints from villagers fearful for their safety. Perlis Wildlife and National Parks Department assistant officer Rizal … Continue reading

Bomb hoax at Wangsa Maju Carrefour

KUALA LUMPUR: The Carrefour hypermarket in Wangsa Maju here became the victim of a bomb hoax Monday. The hypermarket chain’s headquarters at Sri Petaling had received an e-mail at 9am saying several bombs would go off at the Wangsa Maju … Continue reading

IPTs urged to set up pidato corners for students

KUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Ministry wants Higher Learning Institutions (IPT) in the country to set up pidato corners at their respective varsities to encourage public speaking and debate activities among students. Deputy Minister of Higher Education Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah … Continue reading

Johor police to brief investors

JOHOR BAHARU: Johor police are expected to organise a special meeting in January with foreign investors to brief them of the safety aspects in the state. Johor Police Chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said the meeting was aimed at … Continue reading

USM, Hebei University forge cooperation

PENANG: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Hebei University of China yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for academic cooperation, in line with the university’s internationalisation agenda. Acting USM Vice-Chancellor Prof Lim Koon Ong said the partnership would involve joint … Continue reading