Terengganu floods: More than 7,000 people seeking refuge in relief centres4 January 2017 @ 12:55 AM
TERENGGANU: The flood situation has taken a turn for the worse in six districts in the state, with more than 7,000 flood evacuees recorded as of midnight last night.
The state's flood watch online portal stated that as of 11.45pm tonight, a total of 7,752 people from 2,279 family have been moved to 101 relief centres, compared to 3,128 victims from 862 families at 48 relief centres yesterday evening.
Malaria mayhem: Those returning from Pos Kemar, Gerik urged to see doctors27 November 2016 @ 10:03 AM
KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu health authorities have advised those who have just returned from Pos Kemar in Gerik, Perak, to seek medical attention, following a malaria outbreak there.
State Health Department director Dr Mohammad Omar said seeking medical attention could avoid any untoward incidents.
He said the authorities are concerned as they learnt that some of the local Orang Asli community are visiting their acquaintances in Gerik.
"We want them to come to the nearest clinic for checks," he said.
Terengganu high tide phenomenon: Thousands evacuated23 December 2014 @ 9:21 AM
KUALA TERENGGANU: The high tides in several parts of Terengganu last night has forced more than 11,000 people from 86 families to be evacuated.
As at 7am, 11,489 evacuees have been moved with the bulk of them from Kemaman (5,293) seeking shelter at 33 centres.
This was followed by Kuala Terengganu with 2,732 at eight centres while Dungun opened 19 centres to house 2,205 victims.
Meanwhile, in Hulu Terengganu, 686 victims were at 14 centres while 102 people remained at two centres in Marang districts.
Pensioner loses RM70,000 in savings account8 October 2014 @ 1:55 PM
SETIU: A 58-year-old retired technician was shocked to find that his RM70,000 savings in a bank was gone, after being transfered 69 times by an unidentified person yesterday.
The victim, Johari Che Ismail from Taman Kancil Jaya, here, only realised this when he wanted to withdraw RM500 via the autoteller machine (ATM).
His card was rejected twice in the 1pm incident.
Johari then sought an explanation from a bank officer who told him there were 69 transactions between March and October this year.
Police hauls up addict for stealing cow22 February 2017 @ 1:30 PM
BESUT: A 35-year-old drug addict was detained for attempting to steal a cow from the home of a farmer near Kampung Seri Nangka, Gong Kepas, on Sunday.
District police chief Superintendent Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said the 44-year-old farmer discovered his cow was missing from its enclosure at the back of the house on Sunday at 3.30am.
He said the victim, with the help of several villagers, started to search for the cow on the same day. The animal was spotted tied up to some bushes not far from the farmer's home.
Eleven gamblers jump into swamp to escape enforcement officers21 February 2017 @ 4:12 PM
KUALA TERENGGANU: Eleven men escaped into a swamp nearby Kampung Santong, Paka, Dungun, after a team of enforcement officers from the State Religious Affairs Department raided a grocery store here last Thursday.
Commissioner Datuk Wan Mohd Wan Ibrahim said the men were shocked to see the officers, got scared and ran into the swamp to hide for an hour before the officers found and nabbed the men.
Terengganu mulls making life jacket compulsory for those venturing out to sea20 February 2017 @ 10:27 PM
KUALA NERUS: The Terengganu state government will be serious in making sure that residents and tourists taking part in sea-based activities in the state wear life jackets.
Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said the habit of wearing of life jacket should instilled on everyone who are taking part in fishing, boating and other sea-related activities in the near future.
He said so far, it was not being consistently practiced despite awareness on its importance in solving safety problems.
Marang police bust youth gang for bike theft, housebreaking20 February 2017 @ 6:38 PM
MARANG: Police have arrested six members of a criminal group known as 'Geng Kecek', including its 20-year-old leader, who are suspected of involvement in several house-breaking and motorcycle theft cases in the district.
District police chief Deputy Superintendent Mohd Suhaimi Ali said police seized several stolen items, including a Yamaha 125Z and several motorcycle components, from the suspects after two weeks of surveillance and public tip-offs.
T'ganu man feared drowned during fishing excursion19 February 2017 @ 9:39 AM
KUALA NERUS: A 49-year-old man is feared drowned at sea after failing to return home from a fishing trip near Seberang Takir beach, here yesterday.
State Fire and Rescue Department operation officer Zulkhairul Ahmad Razilah said the victim, Wan Abd Manan Wan Ahmad, from Jalan Kenari, Seberang Takir, left his house to go fishing in a fiber boat at 6.30am.
Zulkhairul said Manan failed to return home in the evening and a relative reported the matter to the Kuala Nerus Fire and Rescue station around 11.56pm.
Three-vehicle collision claims life of one18 February 2017 @ 11:04 PM
DUNGUN: A 49-year-old man was killed when the car he was travelling in collided with a trailer and another car near Kampung Tanjung Pagar, yesterday.
It was learnt, Mohd Yashim Ali in a Proton Wira, was on his way to a mosque nearby.
A source said Yashim’s car skidded to the right lane before colliding with a trailer coming from the opposite direction on Km 73.9 Jalan Kuantan-Kuala Terengganu.
He said the victim’s car spun several times before being hit by a Perodua MyVi from behind.