Russia’s Federal Security Service arrests eight for Crimea Bridge blast

MOSCOW, Oct 12 ― Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it had detained five Russians and three citizens of Ukraine and Armenia over the explosion that damaged the Crimea Bridge last Saturday, Interfax reported. The FSB said the explosion was organised by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry, and its […]

Heavy rains, flash floods threaten Australia’s southeast

SYDNEY: Residents in Australia’s southeast were warned on Wednesday to prepare for an intense weather system which could bring damaging winds and heavy rains over the next two days. Victoria, home to Melbourne, is expected to be the worst-hit state with authorities urging residents in remote regional areas to stock essential supplies for at least […]

Report: China can’t win Covid battle by ‘lying flat’

BEIJING, Oct 12 ― China will persist with its Covid-19 policies to avoid losing control over local coronavirus outbreaks, the official newspaper of the ruling Communist Party warned in commentary for the third straight day. “Lying flat is not to be advised, and to win (the Covid battle) while lying flat is not possible,” People’s Daily wrote […]

Myanmar court jails Suu Kyi for 3 years for graft -source

(Reuters) – A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Wednesday sentenced deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to three years in prison on charges of accepting a bribe, a source with knowledge of the matter said. The 77-year-old Nobel laureate, a figurehead of opposition to military rule, faces charges for at least 18 offences ranging from […]

PU Azman didakwa amang seksual dua remaja lelaki

SEREMBAN: Penceramah selebriti, Pencetus Ummah (PU) Azman atau nama sebenarnya Azman Syah Alias didakwa di Mahkamah Sesyen Seremban hari ini atas lima pertuduhan melakukan amang seksual fizikal terhadap dua remaja lelaki pada bulan Februari dan Julai tahun ini.  PU Azman atau lebih dikenali dengan panggilan Cik Man berusia 41 tahun bagaimanapun mengaku tidak bersalah selepas pertuduhan dibacakan […]

Three-month-old baby dies from suspected abuse, father arrested in Kedah

ALOR SETAR: A three-month old baby has died, allegedly due to abuse by his father in Kampung Teluk Jawa, Padang Hang here. Kota Setar OCPD Asst Comm Ahmad Shukri Mat Akhir said Kota Setar police station received a call about the incident at about 1.50pm on Monday (Oct 10). In a statement on Wednesday (Oct […]

Selangor guna balai penghulu jadi pos pangkalan hadapan hadapi MTL

SHAH ALAM: Selangor akan menggunakan beberapa balai penghulu atau aset kerajaan negeri untuk dijadikan pos pangkalan hadapan sebagai persediaan menghadapi Monsun Timur Laut (MTL). Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari, berkata pangkalan hadapan itu akan dijadikan lokasi penempatan aset Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia (JBPM) serta agensi atau badan lain yang akan berkhidmat bagi proses […]

Label kalori di kafeteria, restoran mulai tahun depan

PUTRAJAYA – Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) akan memulakan projek rintis pelabelan menu agar maklumat kalori setiap makanan dipaparkan di kafeteria dan restoran mulai tahun depan. Menterinya, Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar berkata, sebagai permulaan projek itu akan dilaksanakan di kafeteria dan restoran sekitar Putrajaya sebelum ia diperluaskan ke seluruh negara. Menurutnya, Bahagian Pemakanan KKM sedang mengenalpasti […]

Dash Highway opening soon

PETALING JAYA: The Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH) over 20.1 kilometres from Puncak Perdana to Penchala heading to the federal capital is expected to be opened to the public soon. Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd (Prolintas) group chief executive officer Datuk Mohammad Azlan Abdullah said the highway costing RM4.2 billion can reduce the travelling […]