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Childcare centre employees to get psychological tests in Sarawak

SIBU (Bernama): Sarawak will be introducing a psychological evaluation test as an additional condition for the opening and registration of new childcare centres (taska) in the state.

Driver reverses car, causes it to crash and hang on the edge

GEORGE TOWN: A car was spotted hanging on the edge of a second floor parking lot at a supermarket in Paya Terubong here.

Number of flood evacuees rise to more than 120 in south Sarawak

MIRI: The number of flood victims evacuated from villages in Sematan and Lundu districts in southern Sarawak has risen to 122.

Number of flood evacuees rise to 122 in southern Sarawak at 8am this morning. Pic by State Disaster Relief Committee

MACC detains Terengganu assemblyman over alleged false claims of RM500k

KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The Terengganu Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested a state assemblyman to assist in investigations over a false claim amounting to RM500,000 in May last year.

Safer construction sites in the works

STAR EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: Construction workers can expect better safety at their worksites with a proposal for a huge increase in the fine for employers who fail to protect them from workplace risks and hazards.

Steering clear of danger: Developers or site owners may soon have to ensure safety precautions during all stages of construction.

Hindu devotees seek blessings at Penang Thaipusam

GEORGE TOWN: A bare-footed husband-and-wife team joined a large group of devotees in pulling the multi-tonne golden chariot during the Thaipusam celebration.

Brief Caption: Devotees presenting their offerings in a tray to the Silver Chariot which had departed from Lebuh Chulia during the procession for the Thaipusam celebration at George Town, Penang.Star Pic by : LIM BENG TATT / The Star / 20 Jan 2019.
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Search ongoing for driver and SUV in Penang Bridge crash

GEORGE TOWN: The missing driver of a sport-utility vehicle (SUV) that plunged into the sea following a collision with another car on the Penang Bridge is believed to be a 20-year-old college student from Taman Kempas, Butterworth.Moey Yun Peng’s father lodged a missing person report at 4.59pm yesterday after being told that his son’s car had been involved in an accident on the bridge.

Troubled waters: Rescuers searching for the vehicle and occupant around the Penang Bridge.
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Expert: Govt’s suit will help clarify the law

KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government’s move to haul Kelantan to court in defence of orang asli land rights may see the extent of the boundary between federal and state powers being contested, according to an expert on public law.

Keeping it clean: An orang asli man picking up trash from a river in Bertam Valley.

No more easy way out from Immigration

TANAH MERAH: The Immigration Department in Kelantan has tracked down Pakistani nationals who married local women so they could operate businesses and remain in the country for a longer period of time.

Kit Siang quizzes Hadi over rights issue

PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang wants to know if PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang Hadi would advise Kelantan to protect the interests and rights of the orang asli.