Motoring clubs to raise funds for Second Chance
KUALA LUMPUR - Two motoring clubs jointly stepped in to help raise funds for independent animal rescue group Second Chance.
MyCAN: Nuclear plant can prove catastrophic
KUALA LUMPUR - The fact remains that there are currently many activist out there who are trying their best to get the point across to the people that the government's decision to welcome a nuclear plant in our own country can prove catastrophic.
DAP boycotts independent panel
PENANG - The Secretary General of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), Lim Guan Eng, has announced DAP's boycott of the independent panel set up by the federal government to investigate the violence that took place at the recent BERSIH 3.0 demonstration in Kuala Lumpur.
Man runs amok – kills ex-wife
Residents of Taman Saga were given a rude awakening when a man ran amok killing a woman, believed to be his ex-wife, in Taman Saga, at about midnight last night.
Festive atmosphere during Pakatan convention
For a crowd of that size, anyone would have expected only noise and chaos but instead it was extremely peaceful and organised.
Getting ready for the flood
Most of the furniture has been raised onto the bricks to prevent them from being damaged by the floods.
Couple and baby survive road crash
Members of the public who witnessed the incident helped to calm both the victim and the baby while waiting for the ambulance.
SMS hoax aimed at Kedah CM
He was from Qatar, could hardly speak Malay and was more comfortable speaking in English. He said he did not send the SMS and was unaware of the matter until now.
Five students unjustly barred from UPSR
The parents of Zulidham Yusof, Abdul Zulhelmi Mizan, Zulfikar Mohd Fauzi, Mohd Fazli Mat Isa and Mohd Hakim Hassan, wants to ensure that their children's UPSR results are not recorded as absent, which would then stain their children's future, especially when they go to secondary school.
Flash Floods continuously affect village
"My wife and I can't cope with the cleaning after every flood"
Kedah state government angry about posters of Anwar
"It is acts of a cowardice! It is a Hari Raya Celebration and the insult to our leader was uncalled for" said Wan Salleh when met at the Open House attended by approximately 8,000 people.
Northern states face floods
Bilik Gerakan Banjir Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (Sosial services) recorded that as of 6 p.m. yesterday, three flood relief centers have been opened and a total of 21 families have been relocated to Titi Tinggi Hilir Community Hall, Kampung Panggas Community Hall, Kampung Guar Medang Gatal Community Hall.
Bus station abuzz with life as Raya holidays wind down
Finding a parking lot was almost impossible. The security guards kept on blowing whistles to hurry people along and people were not allowed to wait longer than a few seconds in order to drop off passengers.
Lemang still a favourite!
When Hari Raya is here, one would notice many roadside stalls sprouting up like mushrooms after a rain, roasting sticks of bamboo, filled with a mixture of glutinous rice and coconut milk, 'lemang' as the locals call it.
PAS distributes 500 packets of ‘bubur lambuk’ in Simpang Empat
The preparation of the porridge was a community affair as the committee worked together to cook and pack the treat before delivering the 500 packets to Pekan Simpang Empat.
Bus chase ends in drain
Haizal claimed he lost control of the car when a car in front of them unexpectedly turned at a junction.
Family sells food to muslims during puasa, villagers throw a fit
The villagers of Kampung Bukit Murai has had enough of a family in the village who openly sells food to Muslims during the fasting month.
Petrol and diesel smuggling thwarted
A 21-hour operation conducted by the Unit Pencegahan Penyuludupan Kedah (UPP) busted an attempt to smuggle diesel and petrol worth RM 13,000 at Bukit Kayu Hitam yesterday.
Playing truant with stolen bikes
Three secondary school students were picked up yesterday by the authorities at about 11 am after they were caught playing truant.
Woman’s scream scares off thieves
The shouts and screams of Mariam Abdul Rahim rescued her from falling prey to thieves in Kampung Kubang Panjang recently.
Firecrackers smuggled disguised in fruit baskets
Attempts to smuggle in firecrackers via the shores of Kurung Tengar were busted by local authorities early yesterday morning when the smuggled goods, worth approximately RM4000, were found hidden in the bushes, disguised in fruit baskets.
‘Entertainment’ winds down in Perlis
All entertainment centres in the state show cooperation with the local authorities as Muslims begin the fasting month.
Stolen drain grates, a death trap
The residents of Taman Golf and Taman Lumba Kuda are upset over the theft of iron grills covering the drainage on the roads around the neighbourhood.
Food stalls to clean up act
Majlis Bandaraya Alor Setar (MBAS) has promised to take aggressive steps towards making the city's restaurants and hawker stalls cleaner and more hygienic.
Steady prices at local markets in Kedah
Despite the low levels of subsidised oil, rice and flour in the area, fresh goods like chicken, fish and vegetables seems to show no sign of low lines. In fact the prices of these goods show no fluctuation and have been relatively steady.
Durian lovers feast in Orchard
The king of fruits is back! This time in abundance, as the community here organised a Jom Makan Durian event at an orchard in Kampung Charok Tok Latah.
Ban on entertainment outlets during Ramadan lifted with condition
The Kedah state government has decided to lift the ban on entertainment places in the state during the month of Ramadan with conditions.
Shortage in supply of subsidised food items begins
This reduction apparently occurs every year, as the Ramadan season draws closer. The demand for such items increases in anticipation of Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
Police and media co-operation in Perlis
The police and media representatives met here recently to foster a good working relationship between the two parties. At the Perlis police headquarters, Perlis deputy police chief , ACP Zull Aznam Haron, said in his address to the visiting media …
No contamination says SADA
Syarikat Air Darul Aman (SADA), confirms that there is no contamination of water in any of the plants owned by them in the surrounding area of Bagan Sena county, Kulim.
Tomoi treat in Alor Setar
Tomoi enthusiast are in for a treat following the upcoming International Tomoi Z1-Menara Alor Setar Championship to be held on 16th dan 17th of July, and its free!
Alor Setar’s brass band champions thank smart parent-kid-teacher partnership
Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Uda emerged champion in the Kedah State Brass Band Competition held at Kolej Sultan Abdul Hamid, thanks to smart partnerships.
Kedah leads the way in freedom of religion
Religions can co-exist without politicians The Community of St Michael’s Church, Alor Setar, was recently filled with pride and joy. For the first time since 1967, the community was able to have a procession outside of its church grounds. …
Phoneless in Gurun, Kedah
Unlike ET, the residents of Taman Gurun Jaya cannot phone home or Skype because the of the recurring theft of telephone cables in the neighbourhood.
Be responsible, single mothers
Single mothers receiving financial aid from the Welfare Department, will have their status as 'ibu tunggal' (single mother) checked annually to prevent from misappropriation.
Social service programme to rebuild neighborhoods in Kedah
An educational social service programme is being planned for 2 July 2011 at Kampung Betong, jointly organised by Kedah State Youth Council (KSYC) and the Association of Youth Clubs Malaysia with the help of the National Anti Drug Agency, one highlight of this programme will be a community effort to fix the roofs of houses in the village.
Nevermind the broadband
In an effort to show young Malaysians that Angry Bird is nothing compared to the games the community once played together, a unique event was organised by a church in Alor Setar.
Career carnival lures 1000 hopeful job seekers
With approximately 750 job opportunities up for grabs, over 1000 job seekers turned up at the one day Career Carnival and Northern Territory Talent Development Clinic, yesterday.
Chinese daily reporter becomes victim of Facebook identity theft
Choo Tai Jie, a reporter for a Chinese daily, was shocked to find that someone has used his identity to open an account with a popular social network website and has made a police report.
Seven Wells Waterfall in sorry state
The Seven Wells Waterfalls, also known as Telaga Tujuh which is a tourist attraction in Langkawi, is in a sorry state with rubbish scattered all over the ground.
Motorcycle theft avoidable, says police chief
Motorcycle thefts should not be taken so lightly by bike owners, in fact the owners should look into how they can help the authorities prevent their bikes from being stolen, says ACP Adzaman.
‘One house 10 fruit trees’ campaign to promote state agriculture produce
The state government together with the Agriculture Department and Agro Kedah launched district level campaign '1 House 10 Fruit Trees', to promote a variety of agriculture produce in the district, thus helping the farmers in the area to increase their income.
Koperasi takes over Alor Star’s Pekan Rabu
The Kedah state goverment has decided to rent the Pekan Rabu complex site to Koperasi Pekan Rabu for a 30-year lease after managing it since 2004.
Bidding for “KDA” car registration plates starts
In the past the registration plats bearing alphabets “KCQ”, which recorded the highest price, reaching as high as RM85,000. This followed with plats bearing alphabets “KCT” with bid going up to RM60,000.
Man finds brother hanging from the ceiling
The deceased was a bachelor and was under psychological treatment for the last 10 years.
UMNO Kedah to honour students excelled in SPM
UMNO Kedah's effort to encourage the students to maintain academic excellence.
Young woman escapes car fire near Gurun, Kedah
The entire journey from Taiping to Gurun seemed uneventful until her car brakes stopped functioning properly at about 9:30 a.m. near KM 79. Stopping by the road side to check, she got out and noticed smoke coming from the car.
3 students and a civil servant nabbed for laptop theft
Two of the college students, both female, were arrested as soon as they completed their final semester examinations, at 12:10pm while the other and the civil servant, at their homes at about 2:30 a.m.