Roshidi Abu Samah

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27 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

'Fattest in SEA' Malaysians urged not to overindulge to fight obesity

MELAKA: More needs to be done if Malaysians are really serious about getting rid of its title as the fattest in South-East Asia.

Dr Lee Boon Chye (in black) visiting a physio-therapy room at Alor Gajah Hospital.
21 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Help for job seekers

ALOR GAJAH: A total of 1,500 job openings were offered to job seekers during the Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka’s (UTeM) Career Carnival 2018 at its main campus here.

UTeM students at the Career Carnival 2018 which offered 1,500 job opportunities.
17 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Smooth implementation so far

MELAKA: The implementation of the Sales and Service Tax (SST) since Sept 1 is going on smoothly to date, said Customs (Enforcement and Compliance) deputy director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Yahya.

Zulkifli (right) congratulating Customs officers who completed a 12-week basic training course at Akmal.
7 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Electricity company TNB enters broadband market

Firm to run pilot project in Melaka to test viability of providing services

Malacca Communication, Multimedia, Youth and Sports Development Committee chairman Kerk Chee Yee, TNB chairman Tan Sri Leo Moggie and TNB general manager (Strategy, Partnership and Transformation Department, ICT Division) Muhammad Faisal Sidek during a press conference after the announcement of the National Connectivity Plan pilot project at TNB Jasin on Thursday.
4 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cop blames parents for children getting into crime and social ills

MELAKA: The attitude of parents who were unconcerned about their children’s activities has led to the emerging trend of juveniles being involved in crime and other social ills in Melaka, said state police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Raja Shahrom Raja Abdullah.

DCP Raja Shahrom (front row, fourth from left) with award recipients after the state police monthly assembly in Bukit Beruang.
20 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Only one UEC holder in Melaka’s civil service so far, assembly told

MELAKA: Only one Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) holder has been absorbed into the state’s civil service to date, the Melaka state assembly sitting was told.

9 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Theme park in Harbour City to open in 2020

MELAKA: The world’s first sky-theme park in Harbour City, Pulau Melaka here is slated to be opened to the public in the first half of 2020.

A scale model of Harbour City which is shaped like a large ship. The four-storey Splash World will be nestled between two 30-storey towers on the 14th floor deck of Harbour City.
2 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cops having ties with drug syndicates will be booted out

MELAKA: Policemen found in cahoots with drug syndicates will not be tolerated in the force.

DCP Raja Shahrom (right) taking over the duties from DCP Abdul Jalil at the handover ceremony while Comm Asri looks on. — Bernama
21 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Coffin protest in Melaka turns fishy

MELAKA: Something fishy about Tuesday’s coffin protest outside the KAJ Development Sdn Bhd (KAJD) office in Pulau Melaka has emerged.

18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Heads will roll for those caught in corruption, says MACC chief commissioner

MELAKA: The state government has been urged to give special attention to corrupt activities in the state.

Roslan (left), Adly Zahari (centre) and Mohd Shukri reading the Corruption Free Pledge before the signing of the pledge at a hotel in Banda Hilir. — A. MALEX YAHAYA/The Star