GEORGE TOWN: A plastic straw costs three sen. But a biodegradable one is going to cost three to five times more.
KUALA LUMPUR: Nipping the use of plastic straws at its source is the only way for the ban to work, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad.
MIRI: Some 33,000 litres of fuel went up in smoke when an oil tanker burst into flames after a crash on the Miri-Bintulu Coastal Highway in northern Sarawak.
SEMENYIH: A political aspirant upped the ante in his bid to represent Semenyih voters by taking the first step in making public his assets.
SEMENYIH: With the credentials of several government leaders coming under scrutiny, Pakatan Harapan candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali is finding himself having to explain his own, two days into the campaign trail.
GEORGE TOWN: A total of 22,807 people gave up their hair for charity. They also earned a place in the Malaysia Book of Records.
PETALING JAYA: The driver of a BMW was burnt to death when the vehicle caught fire following an accident near Subang airport.
PUCHONG: A PAS-Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia collaboration is not on the cards although the Islamist party’s leadership has declared confidence in Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s leadership.
SEREMBAN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali joined several thousand Malaysians at the national level Chinese New Year open house here on Sunday (Feb 17) night.
IPOH (Bernama): A two-year-old girl died after falling onto a kitchen knife that pierced her abdomen at her home in Kampung Teluk Pial Baroh, Kuala Kurau near here on Sunday (Feb 17) morning.