Bernard Cheah

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1 Feb 2019 | 9:48 PM

Go-Jek driver accused of 'kidnapping', passenger ridiculed on social media

PETALING JAYA: A Go-Jek driver was accused by his passenger of cheating and "kidnapping" her while travelling through morning rush hour in Singapore.

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23 Jan 2019 | 5:33 PM

Daughter converts to Islam, father approves

PETALING JAYA: A Singaporean civil servant won praises after she wrote a post on Facebook about her father's understanding reaction to her conversion to Islam.

22 Jan 2019 | 6:44 PM

Friend of Penang Bridge victim pens heartfelt tribute poem

PETALING JAYA: A classmate of Penang Bridge accident victim Moey Yun Peng wrote a heart-warming poem dedicated to him. Facebook user Ah Yeoh posted the poem written in Mandarin on his Facebook as a tribute to Moey.

A screenshot of Ah Yeoh's Facebook post, which included a picture of Moey and him, as well as the poem in Mandarin.
22 Jan 2019 | 2:09 PM

Video on dancing AG, CJ: What's the problem, Malaysians ask

PETALING JAYA: The attempt to humiliate members of the legal fraternity, including Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, for dancing on stage at the Sabah Law Society's 2019 gala dinner seems to have fizzled out.

16 Jan 2019 | 5:20 PM

Azmin also takes up #10YearChallenge with Twitter post

PETALING JAYA: The #10YearChallenge is the current buzz on social media, and Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali also decided to take it up.

16 Jan 2019 | 3:47 PM

I-rat-e moviegoer goes viral with rodent attack experience in KK cinema

PETALNG JAYA: A cinema outlet in Kota Kinabalu has apologised over an incident where a patron was 'attacked by a rat' while watching a movie.

16 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Textbook to be revised after outrage

PETALING JAYA: An immediate revision has been ordered on a Year Three textbook critics say told girls they would be ostracised and bring disrepute to their families if they did not protect their modesty.

15 Jan 2019 | 6:04 PM

NGOs: Year Three textbook should teach boys and girls respect and consent, not victim-blaming

PETALING JAYA: "Appalled", "horrified" and "absolutely inappropriate" – that is how women and children's non-governmental groups are describing the Year Three Pendidikan Jasmani dan Kesihatan (Physical and Health Education) textbook that is said to be teaching boys and girls victim-blaming in sexual harassment incidents.

15 Jan 2019 | 8:19 AM

M'sian passport ranks fourth in Asia, visa-free in 179 countries

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian passport remains the fourth most powerful in Asia, enabling Malaysians to travel to more countries visa-free.

14 Jan 2019 | 9:07 PM

Petronas advises Syed Saddiq's team not to use phone near petrol pumps

PETALING JAYA: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has advised the communications team of Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman not to use any mobile phones near petrol pumps.