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Nation 11h ago

Melaka CM says appointment of exco member's wife in state agency empowers women

MELAKA: Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari has defended the appointment of a state executive councillor's wife to a top position at a state government agency, saying that this is a move to empower women.

Nation 12h ago

Family, firecrackers and a parang: Three badly hurt

BALIK PULAU: Police here are looking for a man suspected of causing grievous hurt to three people with a parang on Feb 8.

Nation 10h ago

Sudden rain causes flash floods in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Flash floods have once again hit Penang in Kampung Jalan Masjid in Jelutong here after a sudden downpour on Wednesday evening (Feb 20).

Nation 7h ago

Papagomo released on police bail after investigations into alleged Syed Saddiq assault complete

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): UMNO Youth executive committee member Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, better known as Papagomo, who was remanded for three days to assist in investigations into the alleged assault of Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, was released on police bail Wednesday (Feb 20).

Nation 16h ago

Businessman loses RM150k due to iffy point-of-sale devices

IPOH: A man lost nearly RM150,000 after several failed transactions using Point of Sale (PoS) devices.

Yong (right) lost nearly RM150,000 after several failed transactions using Point of Sale (PoS) devices. He was accompanied by Perak MCA's Low (centre).
Nation 10h ago

Namewee set to release 'Banglasia 2.0' nationwide next week

KUALA LUMPUR: Things are moving along speedily for Namewee’s latest movie, now retitled Banglasia 2.0.

Nation 11h ago

Source: Cabinet agrees to form RCI on alleged judicial misconduct

PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over recent allegations of judicial misconduct.

The Palace of Justice in Putrajaya. – MOHD SAHAR MISNI/The Star
Nation 9h ago

Deputy IGP: Papagomo-Syed Saddiq incident just a misunderstanding

SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A preliminary police investigation has established that blogger Papagomo, whose real name is Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, did not commit an offence against Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.

A file picture of Syed Saddiq being escorted to his car as he was heckled by Barisan Nasional supporters outside Dewan Seri Cempaka Majlis Perbandaran Kajang on nomination day for the Semenyih by-election on Feb 16. – AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star
World 7h ago

\"Two is enough,\" Egypt tells poor families as population booms

SOHAG, Egypt (Reuters) - Nesma Ghanem is hoping for a fourth child even though her doctor says her body can't handle a pregnancy at the moment. She has three daughters and would like them to have a brother.