Paedophile Huckle 'strangled and stabbed'
Paedophile Richard Huckle died after being strangled and stabbed with a makeshift weapon that may have been fashioned from a toothbrush, sources have told the BBC.
Paedophile Richard Huckle found killed in prison
Infamous paedophile Richard Huckle is dead, after having been stabbed in prison according to British news portal reports.Sky News reported that the convicted paedophile had been found dead in his cell...
Hady Mirza joins Malaysia singing contest
PETALING JAYA • More than six years after taking a break from the music industry, Singaporean singer Hady Mirza is plotting his comeback on Malaysian reality singing series Gegar Vaganza.
Altantuya's family withdraws appeal
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu has withdrew their appeal against a High Court's dismissal of their bid to use the Federal...
Short-term pains seen on road to SPV 2030
KUALA LUMPUR: If executed efficiently, Malaysia’s new economic development narrative Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (SPV 2030) will be timely as it would rejuvenate economic growth at a time when gro...
Advertising veteran Shahar Noor dies
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): Shahar Noor, 71, an iconic figure in the Malaysian advertising and communications industry, passed away early this morning at his residence in Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar.
Water polluters, beware
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): In the wake of several water supply disruptions due to pollution, the water, land and natural resources ministry has signalled its intention to review the Water Services Industry...
Najib points to the Soros link in 1MDB documentary
PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak today said a documentary on the 1MDB scandal is linked to the family of George Soros, after a son of the US financier once blamed for Malaysia’s financial crisis tweeted a...
SPAN to probe odour pollution
PETALING JAYA: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will investigate the odour pollution of the raw water source that led to the shutdown the Sg Semenyih water treatment plant last week.
Scottish council approves £150m Trump housing plan
ABERDEEN, Sept 27 — A Scottish council has approved a £150 million (RM779 million) plan by US President Donald Trump's family business to build 550 houses at his golf resort north of Aberdeen, desp...
Messi wins FIFA player of the year award
Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award yesterday with Megan Rapinoe, who spearheaded the United States to the women's World Cup title, pocketing the women's prize.
What's our definition of 'terrorist ideologies'?
ADUN SPEAKS | Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador's latest comment that "no one will be spared from police action if found spreading terrorist ideologies", is something that no Malaysian wil...
Do the right thing and vaccinate your children
WE refer to the letter “Why parents fear vaccines” (The Star, Feb 22), which states that parents’ fear of vaccine or vaccine hesitancy and refusal is related to cases like Hannah Poling’s. We ...
Hazy road ahead
I am sitting at my local mamak, drinking my teh “c” kosong and trying not to cough through my thosai, which smells and feels burnt even though it’s really not.
A new beginning for PA Resources
PROVING that good managers really do make a difference, aluminium extruder PA Resources Bhd has charted a stunning turnaround within two years of making key...
‘Medical tourists could have brought TB here’
GEORGE TOWN: Medical tourists with tuberculosis (TB) are seeking treatment in Malaysia and the Penang government wants this to stop, says state health committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin (pic).He said...
Kemas should focus on core business: Sivarasa
GEORGE TOWN: The Department of Community Development (Kemas) should focus on its core business and continuously improve teaching quality for early childhood education, said Rural Development Deputy Mi...
Be careful what you wish for
LIFE is full of surprises and opportunities.On Tuesday, I received an intriguing message via Facebook messenger.“Philip, It’s me, CJ.