Danial Albakri

Recent and archived articles by Danial Albakri

20 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

A family’s love can go far

KUALA LUMPUR: It involved a six-hour drive and two-hour flight, but the family of Sarawakian Paralympic swimmer Jamery Siga would not miss his races for the world.

Biggest fans: (From left) Cousin Intera Elli, Anissa, Christian, Jamery, Unjong, Tini and cousin Nerina Elli.
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19 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Para swimmer’s act music to the ears – especially hers

KUALA LUMPUR: It was an “awesome” night for Dawnette Yeo Yi Lin (pic) who played the role of the violinist silhouette in the performance for the 9th Asean Para Games opening ceremony.

15 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Trapped behind grilles, and burnt to death

KUALA LUMPUR: Trapped behind fixed metal grilles, and with no access to any escape route, 21 students – three of them siblings – and two teachers of a tahfiz died in an early morning blaze that swept through the top floor of the three-storey building.

Looking for clues:  Fire and Rescue Department personnel removing gas canisters from the top floor of the building. Questions are being raised over the presence of the canisters.
14 Sep 2017 | 2:23 PM

Ambiga: Pakatan needs to talk to PAS, if only to avoid electoral fights

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan should continue to negotiate with PAS to avoid three-cornered fights in the 14th general election, said Datuk Ambiga Sreenavasan.

13 Sep 2017 | 6:35 PM

Petrol, diesel prices up this week

PETALING JAYA: The prices for petrol and diesel are up for the second week of September.

11 Sep 2017 | 10:40 PM

PM recalls special connection with late Kedah Sultan

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that the late Kedah Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah had a special connection with him and his own father.

11 Sep 2017 | 10:18 PM

Pakatan Harapan adds two more VPs in leadership line-up

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan has added two more vice-presidents to its leadership line-up in order to better represent the Sabahan and Indian communities, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

11 Sep 2017 | 6:21 PM

A Sultan of many interests

PETALING JAYA: The late Kedah Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah was a Ruler with diverse interests who always had the people's welfare at heart.

Tuanku Abdul Halim was an ardent football fan, and is seen here celebrating Kedah's Malaysia Cup victory in 2016. – Bernama
8 Sep 2017 | 4:19 PM

Coalition of NGOs holds rally at Myanmar embassy

KUALA LUMPUR: A coalition of NGOs has submitted a memorandum to the Myanmar embassy calling for its government to cease the persecution of the Rohingya people.

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3 Sep 2017 | 11:29 AM

Singaporean news portal pulls offending article

PETALING JAYA: The Singaporean news portal has taken down its report on the death of hit-and-run victim Justinian Tan.