Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00NIBONG TEBAL: Residents in Batu Kawan affected by strong blasting from a quarry in Batu Musang can now heave a sigh of relief. The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) has terminated the tenancy of the quarry operator.A bird’s eye view of the rock blasting area of the quarry in Batu Kawan, Penang. Part of Pulau Aman and the second Penang bridge can be seen in the background (top). The state has come under fire for failing to act against the rampant quarrying works which have affected the peace and health of some 20,000 residents. — Dronepic by CHAN BOON KAI/ The Star
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has decried a campaign by an NGO which is offering cash prizes to youths who submit the best slogan as a way to get them to register as voters.Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah described at the press conference on the nationwide BERSIH 5 Convoy.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00KUANTAN: Bauxite miners in the state are caught in a Catch-22, being told to clear their stockpiles or face a moratorium extension, but not being allowed to clear the stockpiles.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00PUTRAJAYA: A Court of Appeal has ruled that a former village head of the Temuan tribe and his two sons have no locus standi (legal standing) to sue the Selangor government and four others for declarations to reclaim aboriginal land.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) expects to soon wrap up its investigation into the alleged swindling of RM7mil from an oil company involving a pipeline project in Malacca.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:38:32 +08:00KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Tian Chua has been convicted of sedition over remarks he uttered at a May 13 forum following the 13th general election three years ago.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:27:15 +08:00KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd., the Malaysian automaker privatized three years ago, has shortlisted carmakers including Volkswagen AG’s Skoda unit and Suzuki Motor Corp. to sell a stake and raise money to turn around, people familiar with the process said.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:01:45 +08:00ALOR SETAR: Malaysian student Norsakinah Naim is reported missing in Paris.Missing: Norsakinah Naim.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:52:40 +08:00TAWAU: A boat capsized in the waters off Tawau Wednesday, but all 10 people on board were rescued.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:24:07 +08:00IPOH: A 55-year-old farmer has been arrested for allegedly murdering his own paralysed mother in Kampung Baru Air Kuning, Tapah near here Tuesday night.