PORT DICKSON: A fire broke out at a Petron oil refinery at Batu 1 here tonight, temporarily disrupting its operations.
JOHOR BARU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has led to his deputy at the Pagoh Umno division to automatically assume the role as acting division chief.
KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist, Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, was killed in an accident in Putrajaya this evening.
Below are reactions from a Malaysian perspective to the outcome of the referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union:
KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, will not affect Malaysian students currently studying in the United Kingdom.
JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today joined the Johor police contingent at a buka puasa event held at the Tunku Laksamana Abdul Jalil Mosque.
PUTRAJAYA: The government will consider a request for an ‘informal holiday’ on July 8 - the third day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri - for public servants who are working on Friday.
JOHOR BARU: Pagoh Umno division deputy chief Ismail Mohamed described the sacking of its division chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party as a disappointing piece of news for the division.
GEORGE TOWN: An 18-year-old girl is now left fighting for her life following an accident here this afternoon.
Below are excerpts of the press conference by Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak, following the Umno Supreme Coucil meeting today:
KUALA TERENGGANU: Flying drones in the vicinity of base stations is prohibited, and anyone found doing so will be subject to legal action, says Communications and Multimedia Deputy Minister, Datuk Jailani Johari.
KUALA LUMPUR: About 500 Muslim NGOs are to go on a nationwide roadshow to explain the Private Member’s Bill related to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016.
SANDAKAN: The Sandakan Municipal Council today advised sugarcane juice hawkers at the Ramadan Bazaar here to use gloves when preparing the drink following detection of the Escherichia Coli bacteria.
PARIT BUNTAR: Muslims are urged against paying the tithes directly to the recipients (asnaf) as this is forbidden, said Perak Mufti Tan Sri Dr Harussani Zakaria.
ALOR SETAR: Kedah recorded the highest number of vaccine rejection cases in the country with 318 cases in 2015, more than the 239 cases in 2014.
SHAH ALAM: Selangor Umno Youth has supported the call for the Federal government to stop channeling financial assistance to the Perdana Leadership Foundation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) bloc will not have a major impact on the Malaysian economy.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has imposed RM2.27 million in financial penalty on MyEG Services Bhd after it was found abusing its dominant position in the provision and management of online Foreign Workers Permit (PLKS) renewals.
CHERAS: Senior Assistant Commissioner Shafie Ismail has been appointed as the Central Brigade Commander of the General Operations Force (GOF), effective today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today ruled that only the Syariah Court has the power to decide on the validity of the Selangor fatwa that labelled Sisters In Islam (SIS) as a ‘deviant group.’
GEORGE TOWN: A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an accident when he rammed into a moving backhoe on the Penang Bridge today.
KUALA SELANGOR: Based on the viral video, netizens had assumed that the teens smashing illegal gambling machines in Kuala Selangor were doing so due to their frustration by local authorities in stemming illegal gambling.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Health Department today refuted news reports which claimed that up to 19 people suffered food poisoning on Wednesday after consuming items bought at a Ramadan bazaar in Paka.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malay Consultative Council (MPM) today urged Malaysia Airlines to show the public its accounting documents to prove the airline’s first-quarter profitability.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said the United Kingdom’s (UK) choice to leave the European Union (EU) must be respected by all.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade will not be significantly affected by the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU), says Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan.
KOTA TINGGI: Two sisters were killed in a four-car pile-up near the Tai Hong intersection at KM37 along Jalan Johor Baru-Mersing, near here last night.
PUTRAJAYA: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai had urged AirAsia to stop raising the issue of renaming the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2).
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak urged Muslims to take advantage of the fasting month of Ramadan by engaging in good practices and ending disputes among themselves.
BANGI: Pos Malaysia Bhd will invest over RM100million to open 13 new Pos Laju outlets, mostly in the Klang Valley, in the current financial year ending March 31, 2017.
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