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PUTRAJAYA: Prosecutors have decided that “No Further Action” (NFA) be taken on the case of a lawmaker allegedly being offered a bribe to switch sides after investigations found that the said amount of RM10mil was not offered to her, says the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Chief commissioner Datuk Seri Azam Baki said investigation papers on
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PUTRAJAYA: (Bernama) – The standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Qing Ming festival at cemeteries and columbariums on April 4 was approved on Tuesday (March 16). The National Unity Ministry said in a statement that the SOPs will apply 14 days before the actual festival date which is from March 20 to April 4 and
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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Icelanders are yearning for some undisturbed shut-eye after tremors from tens of thousands of earthquakes have rattled their sleep for weeks in what scientists call an unprecedented seismic event, which might well end in a spectacular volcanic eruption. “At the moment we’re feeling it constantly. It’s like you’re walking over a fragile
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SIBU: Primary schools in all districts in the state have reopened on Monday (March 15) except in Miri, but teachers were greeted with fewer students. Primary schools in Miri will only have face-to-face learning after March 22, as the district is still a Covid-19 red zone. Meanwhile, many parents were still cautious about sending their
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to reinvigorate diplomatic efforts, alongside the United Nations and others, to end the war in Yemen, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told U. N. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, a State Department spokesperson said on Sunday. “He highlighted that the United States supports a unified, stable Yemen
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PETALING JAYA: Perikatan Nasional has welcomed former PKR vice-president Datuk Dr Xavier Jayakumar’s decision to support the government as an independent Member of Parliament. Perikatan secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin, in a statement on Sunday (March 14), said the coalition believes that Dr Xavier, who is an experienced Member of Parliament, has made a decision
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LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia’s socialist government arrested former interim President Jeanine Anez on Saturday over involvement in an alleged 2019 coup, reigniting political tensions after deadly protests less than two years ago. The move marks an escalation of hostilities between the current leftist administration and more conservative political opponents they accuse of ousting long-term
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Microsoft Corp has detected and blocked a “new family of ransomware” that was being used against servers that still hadn’t patched vulnerabilities after last week’s major security breach. The updates it released on Friday are a temporary measure to defend against attacks, which were already occurring in many places, the company said. The company discovered
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MELAKA: The Melaka Immigration Department detained 24 illegal immigrants, some of whom tried in vain to hide beneath their makeshift homes, in Durian Tunggal here. The department’s deputy director K. Vishnutharan said a total of 74 immigrants were screened during the 11pm operation at a construction site. “Some of the illegals tried to elbow my
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