KUALA LUMPUR: The current number of volunteers are not enough to assist 220,000 senior citizens and disabled persons in the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. "Hence, the government welcomes any groups to step in and lend a helping hand such as assisting the senior
PUCHONG: The government will fulfil jailed opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s request to be treated by doctors of his choice as he recuperates from an operation on his long-standing shoulder injury. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Anwar had to undergo the operation
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today visited Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who had undergone operation on his right shoulder recently, at Kuala Lumpur Hospital. Zahid posted on his Twitter and Facebook accounts a photograph of him and his wife, Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis
KOTA KINABALU: A New Straits Times' Sabah staff correspondent Kristy Inus fell victim to a snatch theft incident today.The 7.30pm incident happened in front of the office while she was walking towards her car.Based on a CCTV recording, three men approached her, one of them then grabbed her bag and
SHAH ALAM: Two youths on a motorcycle were injured when they crashed into the rear of a Toyota Vellfire at Km15.8 of Elite Highway in Kuala Langat today. It is believed that the motorcyclist was speeding in between vehicles during a traffic snarl, before ramming into the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).
KUALA LUMPUR: Just over a month after seven policemen were transferred after being caught partying at an entertainment outlet in Muar, eight policemen from Selangor on Thursday faced the same fate over a similar offence. The eight, all of whom were attached to the Sungai Buloh police headquarters, have
PAPAR: Pupils of a primary school that is now operated at a temporary building here were visited by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Najib, who is in Sabah for a one-day working visit, spent time at SK Tanaki where he was also briefed about a new building being constructed to replace the old one
PADANG RENGAS: Former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) members are welcome to join Umno, said Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz. PPBM also faces risk of being de-registered if it fails to hold annual general meeting (AGM) by the end of the year.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) will only be able to finalise the total number of postal voters whom now include civil servants from five new agencies once it has details on their duty rosters. On Oct 25, the EC had said public health workers, as well as personnel from the Fire and Rescue
KUANTAN: Fake news about rejected Musang King durian fruits from China sold at RM30 per kg in Bentong and Raub is an attempt to sabotage the popularity of the fruit. Durian farmers described the viral message and picture which has been circulating on the social media since Friday night as mere rumours