25 September 2020, Friday | 11:37am


NSC director shocked by mass graves in Wang Kelian

PUTRAJAYA: The discovery of mass graves and human trafficking camps in Wang Kelian in January 2015 came as a shock to the National Security Council (NSC).

'Wolf packs a common trend in I.S.' - Counter-terrorism expert

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State (IS) group’s use of ‘wolf packs’ — small cells of radicalised people who are sympathetic towards its ideology — replicates most of the terrorist groups in Indonesia.

Increase in meth addicts in Perlis alarming: AADK

ARAU: Perlis National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) is taking seriously the high number of methamphetamine addicts in the state compared to other types of drugs, said its director Azizah Ahmad.

Clooney under fire after LGBT ‘warning shots’ to M’sia, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Oscar-winning actor George Clooney (pix) was criticised by LGBT+ activists on Tuesday after he called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a “warning shot” to Indonesia and Malaysia should they consider introducing similar anti-gay laws.

Bangladesh police ‘rescue’ dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.

Debt may be motive behind event planner’s murder

KUALA LUMPUR: A dispute over debt could have led to the murder of an event planner at a Ukay Perdana apartment in Ampang, near here, yesterday, police said today.

Datuk CEO, CFO held for graft over military equipment supplies

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested the CEO and the CFO of a company for suspected corruption over a project worth RM17 million to supply equipment for military vehicles.

No price hikes at Selangor Ramadan bazaars

BANGI: The Selangor trade enforcement division has not detected any increase in the prices of food sold at Ramadan bazaars so far.

Its director Muhamad Zikril Azan Abdullah said this shows that bazaar traders have been adhering to the ministry’s regulations.

Migrant worker who attempted to stow away on plane in Penang nabbed

GEORGE TOWN: An Indonesian who attempted to fly home by hiding in the landing gear section of an airplane was arrested for trespassing at the Penang International Airport at 10am yesterday.

Fire razes Penang heritage building

GEORGE TOWN, May 10 (Bernama) -- Seven shops at a heritage building in Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Prangin Estate, here were badly damaged in a fire early Thursday.