Cherish Kaur Jagender Singh was born in a local hospital, but her birth certificate does not state that she is a citizen.
KUALA LUMPUR: IN the last six years since Leong Siew Yoong took up residence at an old folks’ home, Persatuan Rumah Caring Kajang, Selangor, she has never celebrated Chinese New Year with family members.
MALACCA: Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has been appointed to chair the advisory to the Asian Green Growth Committee (AGCC), a body formed to drive the growth of sustainable development in a conducive environment.
KUALA LUMPUR: FOR the past five years, 69-year-old Yap Lai Kit has not celebrated Chinese New Year with his family.
ALOR STAR: “MY family has disowned me, so it is better for me to spend the rest of my life here.”
S.T. Ling, 50, is appalled by the misuse of toilets for the disabled at LRT stations and priority seats on the trains.
BENTONG: Police arrested 48 participants, including 39 men, for going all out and blatantly exposing themselves during a supposedly sporting activity at a resort near here yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Some 200 lorry drivers gathered at the Sungai Besi toll exit this morning to demonstrate their support for a lorry driver who was beaten up on Jan 14 in Bukit Antarabangsa.
BUKIT MERTAJAM: A police Inspector and two Constables were injured in a scuffle with a man armed with a knife outside an entertainment outlet here early this morning.
SHAH ALAM: PKR has no problem if DAP really wants the deputy prime minister's post as mentioned by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, its Women's chief Zuraida Kamaruddin was quoted as saying yesterday.
ACONTEMPORARY acapella group is embodying cultural diversity through music, and this Chinese New Year, it is reminding Malaysians how important it is to treasure diversity.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad looks set to slam the doors shut on PAS, following the latter's apparent reluctance to work with his party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM).
KUALA LUMPUR: Pas does not need the Pakatan Harapan or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) to succeed in general elections.
MALACCA: More than 100 patrons of Mahkota Parade shopping centre here enjoyed an early Chinese New Year surprise when they were invited to participate in a 'Yee Sang' tossing ceremony yesterday.
While many people prefer to take it easy after retirement, septuagenarian Mona Chin continues to dedicate her time to the poor and needy, writes FERNANDO FONG
Joyce Hickes arrived in Penang in 1954 to help open the first school for the deaf in the nation
The initial venture of three single mothers from Kampung Tempinis in Besut, Terengganu, into stevia farming led to something sweeter and bigger, writes SIM BAK HENG
SUNGAI PETANI: Local philanthropist Abd Ghani Haron, who has made headlines for his tremendous acts of charity here – including giving away petrol to 1,500 motorcyclists, donating 10 tonnes of rice to villagers, and distributing 1,200 bottles of cooking oil to needy families – today gave away 1,000
SYDNEY: Grieving relatives of MH370 passengers will appeal for the hunt for the missing airliner to continue at a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian transport ministers in Perth on Sunday.
BACHOK: Two Tahfiz students are feared drowned after they went missing while swimming with five friends at Pantai Kampung Nipah here today.
KOTA MARUDU: Rising flood waters forced the evacuation of up to 427 people from 100 families from here, Pitas and Paitan by 9.30am today.
SANDAKAN: A Form 5 student has fallen prey to an online scammer after losing RM5,100 to a supposed American friend whom she befriended via social media.
PUCHONG: Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak) has announced toll discounts on Jan 28 in conjunction with Chinese New Year celebrations.
KOTA BARU: The number of flood victims in Kelantan shot up to 11,748 from 3,255 families as at 8am today, compared to 9,220 from 2,587 families at 8pm last night.
SHAH ALAM: The inaugural Shah Alam Car-Free Day walk kicked off this morning with a Chinese New Year touch, when it was flagged off with a lion dance performance by Sheng Yi Dragon and Lion Dance troupe.
PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today extended his congratulations to Mike Pence on his appointment as vice president of the United States.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Flooding in the state has reached a critical level with the number of flood evacuees skyrocketing to 4,449 people from 1,277 families, and 17 more relief centres being opened in four districts this morning.
IPOH: Two people were killed, including one who was completely charred in an accident involving three vehicles at Km201.2 North-South Expressway near Bukit Merah last night.
KUDAT: The search for a missing teenager who was feared drowned near Banggi Island on Thursday, ended when the body was found some 30 meters from the Dogoton camp this afternoon.
Education Ministry upset over news portal's misquotation of Harvard professor's remarks on M'sian higher learning
KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has expressed regret over how the opinions of Harvard researcher Prof Lant Pritchett, on the state of higher education in Malaysia, was wrongly characterised in the headline of a news portal recently.
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