Tourists stranded on Tioman Island due to bad weather


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  • Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017

Ferry service from Tioman Island to the mainland has temporarily stopped due to poor weather conditions and strong waves. It was reported that at least 500 tourists were stranded on the island. Bluewater Express operational manager Mohammad Syafiq Farhan said those who had purchased tickets were angry for not being able to leave the island. He explained that the service suspension was necessary to prevent any untoward incident and would resume operations immediately once weather condition improves.

> PAS Youth: Porsche does not belong to spiritual leader

PAS Youth vice-chief Khairil Nizam Khirudin has denied that the party's spiritual adviser, Hashim Jasin, owns a Porsche as claimed in a viral post recently. The luxury car could be owned by one of his relatives, he told reporters outside the Dang Wangi police station on Tuesday. It was reported that an individual had alleged that the car was registered under the leader's name based on two Automated Enforcement System (AES) traffic summonses record. Some began to question how the Islamist party politician could purportedly afford such a luxury car. Hashim had reportedly refuted the rumours, saying that the Porsche belongs to his businessman son.

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