Victoria Brown

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17 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Snake whisperer’ was friendly and dedicated

KUANTAN: Malaysian “snake whisperer” Abu Zarin Hussin was friendly and never stingy with information about his passion, said his closest friend Mohd Ikhwan Hafizi Ali.

Slithery students: A file photo of Abu Zarin putting on a show with a pair of cobras by ‘teaching’ them how to read.
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16 Mar 2018 | 3:20 PM

Survey: Malaysians happier than before

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia climbed up the rankings to be the 35th happiest country in the world, according to this year's World Happiness Report.

16 Mar 2018 | 11:28 AM

'Snake whisperer' firefighter dies after snake bite

PETALING JAYA: Famous Malaysian "snake whisperer" firefighter Abu Zarin Hussin has passed away after being bitten by a cobra.

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14 Mar 2018 | 5:41 PM

Groups welcome review of Printing Presses and Publications Act

PETALING JAYA: Several groups have welcomed the Government's move to review the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984 (PPPA).

12 Mar 2018 | 5:51 PM

Bung Moktar challenges Wan Saiful to 'battle' for Kinabatangan seat

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin in an open letter has challenged Wan Saiful Wan Jan to “battle” for his Kinabatangan parliamentary seat.

Bung Moktar (left) has challenged Wan Saiful to “battle” for his Kinabatangan parliamentary seat.
9 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

A better future for women

CYBERJAYA: The Government is moving forward with a proposed new law to address the discrimination women still face today, not just in terms of wages and workplace attitudes but in daily life too.

Women power: Rohani (centre) and participants of the national-level International Women’s Day event waving after the launch of Kiddocare at Limkokwing University in Cyberjaya. — Bernama
8 Mar 2018 | 9:46 PM

Political parties urged to endorse recently launched Women's Manifesto

PETALING JAYA: Political parties and candidates are urged to endorse the recently launched Women's Manifesto to champion women's rights in Malaysia.

7 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Serious mishap worsens water shortage

PETALING JAYA: The water cut in Selangor has been extended further after a severe pipe burst at the SSP3 treatment plant seriously injured several staff members, said Syarikat Bekalan Air Sdn Bhd (Syabas).

Tank-ful residents: A tanker from Jabatan Air Selangor sending water to a house at Sanggul Residence 2 , Bandar Puteri, Klang
4 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Women’s groups want organisations to combat sexual cases

PETALING JAYA: All organisations should proactively combat sexual harassment, say women’s groups.

2 Mar 2018 | 1:13 PM

#MeToo: WWF-Malaysia reviewing sexual harassment allegations by former staff

PETALING JAYA: Environmental conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) has launched a review in light of “troubling allegations” of sexual harassment within the organisation that was raised by a former employee.