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S.Korea’s defence minister warns North Korea of ‘hell of destruction’

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s defence minister threatened on Wednesday to unleash a “hell of destruction” on neighbouring North Korea in retaliation for any reckless actions. The heightened rhetoric comes after North Korea said last month it would no longer abide by a military pact between the neighbours in 2018 that aimed to reduce tension. […]

Tropical cyclone builds strength as it rolls towards Australia

SYDNEY, Dec 13 — A tropical cyclone was building strength as it rolled towards northeastern Australia today, with authorities warning “life-threatening” floods could swamp coastal regions for days. Tropical Cyclone Jasper was expected to make landfall around 6:00 pm local time on Wednesday (0800 GMT), but forecasters said gale-force winds were already pummelling some towns. […]

Fahmi: Gobind’s ministry getting MDEC, MYNIC, Data Protection Dept; DNB still up in the air

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 13 — Digital Minister Gobind Singh Deo will take over several agencies that were previously under the now-defunct Communications and Digital Ministry, Fahmi Fadzil said. The communications minister whose old ministry was broken up during the Cabinet reshuffle yesterday disclosed this in a press conference here today. Fahmi said among agencies leaving his […]

Death sentence commuted, worker gets 33 years for killing foreman

PUTRAJAYA: A Bangladeshi man has escaped the gallows after the Federal Court here commuted his death sentence to 33 years in jail for murdering his compatriot. Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim, who presided with Federal Court judges Datuk Zabariah Mohd Yusof and Datuk Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal, also ordered Shohel to […]

Pantai Timur dijangka dilanda hujan berterusan hingga esok

KUALA LUMPUR: Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia (MetMalaysia) mengeluarkan amaran jangkaan hujan berterusan di Kelantan, Terengganu dan Pahang sehingga esok. MetMalaysia dalam kenyataan di sini hari ini memaklumkan di Kelantan ia melibatkan kawasan Tumpat, Pasir Mas, Kota Baharu, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Bachok, Machang, Pasir Puteh dan Kuala Krai. Di Pahang pula kawasan terlibat ialah Kuantan, Pekan dan […]

Kes bunuh Zayn Rayyan, polis fokus siasatan di Blok R

KUALA LUMPUR: Polis hari ini meneruskan pencarian bukti dan petunjuk baharu di Apartmen Idaman, Damansara Damai dengan memfokuskan siasatan di Blok R yang juga blok kediaman Zayn Rayyan Abdul Matiin, 6 tahun. Pada hari ketujuh siasatan, kenderaan Unit Forensik Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) mula dilihat tiba di pekarangan blok berkenaan sekitar jam 9.30 pagi. Ini […]

Malaysia sokong resolusi UNGA tuntut gencatan senjata di Gaza

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia menyokong dan menaja bersama draf resolusi Perhimpunan Agung Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) (UNGA) menuntut gencatan senjata kemanusiaan segera di Gaza pada Selasa, menurut Kementerian Luar (Wisma Putra). Bertajuk “Protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations”, resolusi itu diterima pakai semasa Sesi Khas Tergempar (ESS) Ke-10 UNGA yang disambung semula dengan […]

Dua ditahan bantu kes bunuh akauntan di Cheras

KUALA LUMPUR: Dua lelaki ditahan bagi membantu siasatan kes bunuh seorang akauntan yang mayatnya ditemui dalam keadaan bogel di tepi Jalan Kuari, Kampung Cheras Baru di sini, kelmarin. Ketua Polis Daerah Cheras, Asisten Komisioner Zam Halim Jamaluddin berkata kedua-dua suspek yang juga rakan mangsa, ditahan di sekitar ibu negara dan Selangor, semalam. “Kedua-dua suspek berusia […]

KPM giat cegah, usaha banteras gejala merokok, vape

Kuala Lumpur: Kementerian Pendidikan (KPM) mempergiat usaha mencegah dan membanteras gejala merokok dan vape di semua 10,233 sekolah seluruh negara selaras dengan kelulusan Rang Undang-Undang (RUU) Kawalan Produk Merokok Demi Kesihatan Awam 2023, penghujung November lalu. Timbalan Ketua Pengarah Pendidikan (Sektor Operasi Sekolah) Azman Adnan berkata, mereka memperhebatkan lagi usaha mengekang gejala itu dalam kalangan […]

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