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Australian ‘pretty cooked’ after smashing surfing record

SYDNEY: Australian Blake Johnston on Friday smashed the world record for the longest continuous surfing session, saying he felt “pretty cooked” after catching waves for more than 30 exhausting hours. The 40-year-old former surfing pro broke down in tears after beating South African Josh Elsin’s previous record of 30 hours 11 minutes, braving swarms of […]

UK’s Prince Harry to seek Mail on Sunday libel win without trial

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry will on Friday seek to win his libel claim against publisher Associated Newspapers without the case going to trial, his lawyer said, as the British royal steps up his legal battles against the tabloid press. Harry, King Charles’ younger son, sued Associated Newspapers last year over an article in its […]

Zero tolerance against any effort to incite racial, religious conflict, says PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not tolerate any attempts to incite racial and religious conflict in the country. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, in a stern warning, said he had directed security authorities to be on alert for people who attempted to sow the seeds of hatred by using racial and religious sentiments. “Those […]

Policeman in Kangar charged with wife’s murder to undergo psychiatric evaluation

KANGAR, March 17 — The Magistrate’s Court here today ordered a police lance corporal charged with murdering his wife to undergo a psychiatric evaluation at a hospital. Magistrate Ana Rozana Mohd Nor made the decision after allowing an application filed by state prosecution director Mohd Nordin Ismail for Mohamad Nizarman Hassim, 27, to undergo the […]

16,167 isi rumah sudah terima bantuan wang ihsan RM1,000

PUTRAJAYA: Kerajaan sudah menyalurkan bantuan wang ihsan sebanyak RM1,000 kepada 16,167 ketua isi rumah yang terjejas banjir setakat ini. Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, berkata bantuan segera itu sedikit sebanyak membantu mangsa-mangsa banjir dalam berdepan kesulitan ekoran bah yang melanda itu. “Setakat ini 16,167 ketua isi rumah sudah menerima RM1,000 bagi setiap setiap kiraan […]

Tarawih: Selangor larang guna khidmat imam luar negara

SHAH ALAM: Pentadbir masjid, surau dan musolla di Selangor perlu menggunakan khidmat imam lantikan Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS) bagi mengimamkan solat tarawih sepanjang Ramadan ini. Exco Agama Islam, Pengguna dan Industri Halal Selangor, Mohd Zawawi Ahmad Mughni berkata, selain imam lantikan MAIS, imam yang dilantik kariah masjid berkenaan turut dibenarkan. Menurutnya, khidmat imam luar […]

Malaysia perkenal Program Hospital Pelancongan Perubatan Perdana

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia telah mengambil inisiatif untuk memperkenal Program Hospital Pelancongan Perubatan Perdana pertamanya dengan menyenarai pendek empat pusat perubatan iaitu Institut Jantung Negara, Island Hospital, Pusat Perubatan Mahkota dan Pusat Perubatan Subang Jaya. Majlis Pelancongan Kesihatan Malaysia (MHTC) dalam kenyataan pada Khamis memaklumkan program itu memainkan peranan penting dalam mentransformasi ekosistem penjagaan kesihatan […]