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Worthy cause: Khalid pasting a sticker at the launching of Ops Selamat 10/2017 for Chinese New Year at Persada Plus in Subang.

Traffic cops to accept on-the-spot crash reports

PETALING JAYA: Police reports for minor accidents along the stretch between Sungai Besi and Seremban on the North-South Expressway can be lodged on the spot starting today via a new pilot project.

Nation

English proficiency still a big problem for many M’sian grads

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is ranked 12th out of 72 countries based on English skills, according to a proficiency index done by Education First, a global organisation founded in Sweden.

Whistleblower CEO wins suit

Happy outcome: Dr Syed Omar talking to his legal team after the High Court ruling.

KUALA LUMPUR: A former chief executive officer has won his lawsuit against his former employer in a whistleblower case.

Regional

N. Korea to launch new test rockets

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said, after its leader Kim Jong-un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles.

‘New model’ US ties to be built

GENEVA: China will build a “new model” of relations with the United States, President Xi Jinping said in a speech that portrayed China as the leader of a globalised world where only international cooperation could solve the big problems.

World

On Trump's second day, thousands of women to march in D.C. in protest

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Large crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats, poured into downtown Washington by bus, train and car on Saturday for a march in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump only a day after the Republican took office.

Trump to visit CIA on Saturday to say thanks - White House spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to visit CIA headquarters on Saturday in what could be an effort to mend fences after he criticized spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking during the presidential election.

Environment

California singing in the rain

The Los Angeles River flows past the Atwater Village neighbourhood during a rain storm in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 2017. -AFP filepic

LOS ANGELES: A series of storms that have rolled across California in the past week dumping heavy rain and snow could herald the end of a punishing historic drought, officials said Thursday.

Education

30 years on and making a difference

It’s been three decades but the Star Education Fair continues to pull in the crowds for the many study options, career talks and scholarships.

True or Not

Nope, Lindsay Lohan didn’t convert to Islam

- Reuters file pic

MANILA: Lindsay Lohan caused a buzz on Tuesday night when she changed her bio to the Arabic phrase “Alaikum salam” (Peace be unto you). This had people thinking whether she’d converted to Islam.

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