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Myanmar authorities say seize almost half a ton of crystal meth worth around RM19mil
Myanmar authorities have announced that they had seized almost half a ton of crystal meth worth over US$4 million (RM18.8 million).
Cambodia tourism rising as country attracts 3.5 million international tourists in first eight months
Cambodia recorded some 3.5 million international tourists in the first eight months of 2023, a year-on-year increase of 250.8 per cent, the country's Prime Minister Hun Manet has announced.
80kg python caught in Baling
ALOR SETAR: A woman going on a fishing trip gets more than what she has hoped for.
Laos is one of world’s Top 15 countries offering cheapest internet prices, says report
According to new research, Laos ranked 14th among countries offering the world’s cheapest price per 1 GB of mobile data, the second Southeast Asian nation on the list after Cambodia, which made it to the fifth position.
Sultan of Kelantan wants state govt to address cost of living issues proactively
KOTA BARU: The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, called on the state government to take more proactive measures to ensure food security in the state.
Minister: Brunei health ministry to focus heart health among its people, it is second leading cause of death in the Sultanate
Cardiovascular diseases have emerged as the second leading cause of death in the Sultanate, trailing behind cancer, according to recent statistics. In 2022, 669 deaths were attributed to cardiovascular diseases, highlighting a concerning trend.
Golf-Hovland and Aberg maraud to record Ryder Cup win
ROME (Reuters) - Like a pair of marauding Vikings, Norway's Viktor Hovland and Swede Ludvig Aberg routed American duo Scottie Scheffler and Brookes Koepka by the biggest margin in modern Ryder Cup history as Europe's demolition of the U.S. continued on Saturday.
Tennis-Pegula books clash with Kudermetova in Tokyo final
TOKYO (Reuters) - Second seed Jessica Pegula produced a near-flawless display to power past the resurgent Maria Sakkari 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo.
Local Govt Ministry launches i-Kitar app to make recycling more convenient
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Local Government Development, through the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation (SWCorp), has launched a digital recycling application called i-Kitar in an effort to make recycling more convenient.
Cambodia and Laos fortify border cooperation; focus will be fight against drug smugglers
Stung Treng province of Cambodia and Attapeu province of Laos have bolstered their cross-border collaboration, signing an agreement which focuses on security, safety, public order and drug control.
BNM: Micro, small businesses to continue enjoying zero-cost transactions via DuitNow QR payments
KUALA LUMPUR: Major banks and non-bank financial service providers will waive transaction fees for micro and small businesses accepting DuitNow QR payments, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
Nurse stabbed to death by husband
ARAU: A nurse was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in their home in Jalan Padang Nyu early on Saturday (Sept 30) morning.
Rugby-Captain Dupont back in France squad after cheekbone surgery
PARIS (Reuters) - Antoine Dupont is returning to the France World Cup squad after the captain underwent surgery on a broken cheekbone, the French federation said on Saturday.
Koreas clash at Asian Games football while Pakistan take on India in hockey as fierce rivalries take centre stage in Hangzhou
North and South Korea clash on the football pitch and India do battle with Pakistan in hockey as fierce rivalries take centre stage at the Asian Games on Saturday.
Pelangai by-election: Leaders responsible for ensuring peace, stability, not causing hatred, says Zahid
PETALING JAYA: Leaders' responsibility is to ensure stability and peace among the public instead of creating hatred, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
Barisan ready to contest Kemaman if by-election called, says Zahid
BENTONG: Barisan Nasional (BN) is ready to contest in the Kemaman parliamentary by-election, if it is held, after the Election Court nullified PAS candidate Che Alias Hamid's victory in the 15th General Election (GE15).
Thai court denies bail for lawyer who called for monarchy reforms
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court denied bail on Saturday for an activist lawyer sentenced to four years in prison for royal insults, his lawyer said, in one of the Southeast Asian country's highest-profile lese-majeste cases.
Hong Leong Bank to continue to waive transaction fees for DuitNow QR payments
KUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Bank and Hong Leong Islamic Bank (HLB) will continue to waive the transaction fees and charges for all merchants accepting payments via the DuitNow QR until further notice.
Public Mutual declares over RM47mil for two funds
KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Public Mutual Bhd has declared distributions amounting to more than RM47mil for two funds for the financial year ended Sept 30, 2023.
Respect police professionalism, Ahmad Zahid tells Takiyuddin
PETALING JAYA: The allegation of "extraordinary police presence" at Perikatan Nasional campaign activities is a mere political tactic with an aim to create confusion, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.